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21 Jul 2018
Popular Lagos female politician, Fateema Aduke Muhammed, has been honoured again.  Fatee, as she is fondly addressed, was conferred with the ‘Grassroots Mobilizer of The Year’ award in a grand ceremony graced by other personalities in the society. Muhammed was honoured with  the award by Veronique Magazine for her selfless service to the society in…
21 Jul 2018
It was pandemonium yesterday morning following a crash involving a tricycle (Keke Napep), a commercial bus (danfo) and a train, which left two people dead and several others badly injured at the railway crossing, linking Iju Road, NITEL bus stop, Pen Cinema, Agege Lagos. Speaking with The Guardian, General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency…
21 Jul 2018
World Friendship Day, also known as International Day of Friendship, takes place on July 30 every year. The original idea for a day of friendship came from Hallmark cards in the 1930’s. Then celebrated on August 2, the day was largely viewed cynically by the public as a money making exercise, sales of friendship day…
18 Jul 2018
National junior champion, Nene Yakubu and Nigeria junior international player, Gabriel Inyang will lead the line for today’s action as the first Azimuth Shipping Lines Tennis Championship continues at the National Stadium, Lagos. Yesterday was the first day of action which saw Nene battled alongside Mary Benjamin and Blessing Akpan in the group B of…
16 Jul 2018
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged intending pilgrims for the upcoming Hajj to represent the state well, and be good ambassadors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ambode made the call on Sunday during a two-day seminar organised by the state for 2018 intending pilgrims at the Old Secretariat Central Mosque, Ikeja, Lagos.…
15 Jul 2018
To mitigate effects of climate change, the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosimi-Etti has urged residents to be activåely involved in tree planting as key measures in reducing human impacts on global climate change.     At the 2018 tree planting campaign organised by the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) with the…
14 Jul 2018
The police in Lagos on Saturday said they had arrested a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and two others over alleged unlawful possession of firearms. The spokesman of the command, CSP Chike Oti, said that the suspects were undergoing interrogations. “The first and second suspect, Wale Oye (37) and Ganiyu Ajiboluwa (47),…
12 Jul 2018
Winners have emerged in the southwest regional finals of the ongoing 2018 Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Science Quiz Competition. Out of the six Southwest states of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo state, three winners will represent the region at the national finals slated for September in Abuja. The representatives who emerged from…
12 Jul 2018
Over 1000 participants are expected to compete for honours at the maiden Football Dance Competition holding on August 29 at the Indoor Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium. The event, which is opened to talented amateur footballers of ages five to 22 years to showcase their creativity with dance and get rewards, is organised by…
12 Jul 2018
Poised to facilitate the Lagos State government’s effort at reducing the large number of street beggars, Beady Empowerment Center recently organised a training and mentorship programme for persons living with disabilities. They were trained on shoemaking, watch repair, photography video/audio editing, bead making, hair/nail making, toiletries production, tie and dye, digital marketing and computer appreciation.…
11 Jul 2018
The Federal Government has called for support and understanding of Lagos State residents on the planned closure of the third Mainland Bridge to allow for dynamic test of the bridge. Mr Sogbesan Adetokunbo, the Director, Highway Bridges Design and Construction, Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing made the call in an interview with the…
11 Jul 2018
The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday in Lagos said that the emergency rehabilitation/maintenance of the Third Mainland Bridge project would begin on July 27

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Chairman, House committee on security and intelligence, and gubernatorial aspirant, Hon. Shaaba Ibrahim Sharada narrowly escaped an attempted assassination on Thursday at the Sani Abacha stadium, the venue of the APC gubernatorial primary in Kano. The member, representing Kano municipal in the house representatives, who lost the APC governorship primary to Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje's…
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The Youth Coalition For Responsible Leadership (YCRL) has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Lagosians to ignore claims by a group named Badagry Division Alliance for Ideal Democracy (BDAID) against an aspirant for the Lagos West Senatorial District, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule. The youth said the claims are part of desperate…
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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licensed Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite internet access coverage to 32 countries. This licensing followed a visit to Nigeria by the company’s team in May last year. Elated Elon Musk took to his Twitter handle to announce this development today. The NCC has equally…
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The United States is extending for another six months exemptions from punitive tariffs for some medical products from China, the US Trade Representative announced Friday.