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28 Jul 2018
Lagos State Government, yesterday, said through DNA forensic analysis, the bodies of the nine persons who got burnt beyond recognition in the Otedola tanker fire explosion that occurred on June 28, 2018 have been identified and matched to their families. As a result of this, Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris said the state government would…
28 Jul 2018
In everyday activities, Nigerians are confronted with emergency situations like inferno, building collapse, road accident and others. The questions are: how prepared are Nigerians and safety agencies? Events across the country for years have shown that except for few states like Lagos, Rivers, Enugu and others, not many states have functional safety and emergency agencies…
28 Jul 2018
The Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative (YEDI) is to educate 4,000 youths on adolescent health in three states and Abuja as part of activities to mark its sixth yearly summer holiday cam The states include: Lagos, Akwa Ibom and Ogun. Tagged: “SKILLZ Holiday Camps,” the programme would engage the minds and creativities of the youths…
26 Jul 2018
Special Adviser on Security and Intelligence to the Lagos State Government, Mr. Adekunπle Ajanaku, has commended Babcock University and Halogen Security Company for their collaborative effort in developing quality education framework and strategic security policy direction for the country. Ajanaku who spoke at Halogen School of Security Management and Technology (HSSM&T) graduation ceremony, where 47…
26 Jul 2018
About five persons were feared dead when a boat capsized in Lagos on Wednesday evening. An eyewitness told The Guardian that the boat was travelling from CMS to Ikorodu. Bodies of the victim were brought to the jetty at Ipakodo in Ikorodu outskirts of Lagos. The Lagos State police spokesman, Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent…
26 Jul 2018
In a large city like Lagos where there seems to be crazy traffic congestion there are very serious short, medium and long term consequences and implications on the Economy, Environment, Businesses, People and entire Ecosystem. HERE ARE SOME OF SUCH IMPLICATIONS: Lagos is the 3rd Most STRESSFUL city in the world after Afghanistan and Syria…
26 Jul 2018
On July 2, 2018, an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos sentenced a 48-year-old man, Adelaja Olaide, to 60 years imprisonment for defiling a seven-year-old primary two pupil. Justice Sybil Nwaka, who convicted the paedophile, described him as an ‘animal.’ The convict, Olaide, a driver who resides at 17, Itun Oluwo Street, Ketu,…
26 Jul 2018
The finals of the third VGC Basketball competition has been scheduled to run from August 4 to 5 at the Victoria Garden City Estate in Lagos, the host of the event, Siji Sowonuola has revealed.   In a statement yesterday, Sowonuola said this year’s edition was built on the successes of the past two events,…
26 Jul 2018
Twenty-one exotic cars, including a 2016 Mercedes Benz G-Wagon (G-500), with duty paid value (DPV) of N484.4 million have been seized by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja. Controller of the unit, Mohammed Uba, who paraded the seized items in Lagos yesterday, said the vehicles were seized for non-payment…
24 Jul 2018
Over 700 residents of Okunola community in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos have received free medical screening, consultation and drugs. They were screened for diabetes, hypertension, blood sugar, malaria and typhoid at a free medical outreach tagged: ‘Project Smile’, which was organised by Junior Chambers International (JCI) Lagos City. According to the president, Toyin…
24 Jul 2018
To ensure that sanity returns to the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, the Lagos State Government has suspended approval for new tank farms in Apapa area of the city. It also extended the work of the joint task force by one month and issued 30-day ultimatum to tank farms without adequate loading bay. Rising from a closed door…
24 Jul 2018
The decision of a few yesterday’s men is today jeopardizing the future of over 9,000 children of school age when the plots of land allocated for the siting of public primary and secondary schools were sold off in two Lagos communities. This is today swelling the 11.4 million out-of-school children population in the country. UJUNWA…

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