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25 Apr 2018
Recently Ireland-based Nigerian actors, Yemi Adenuga, Deji Adenuga, Oluwayomi Ogunyemi, Esosa Ighodaro, Penelope Anyaji-Aniuzu, and Deola Gimbiya, who joined up in Lagos, performed The Only Jealousy of Emer, written by famous Irish writer, William Butler Yeats at Freedom Park, Lagos. It was the presentation of Nigerian Carnival Ireland, a Nigerian-centric culture outfit managed by the…
25 Apr 2018
The Lagos State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Olusegun Banjo, has said that the state government recorded Internally-Generated Revenue (IGR) of about N103.5 billion for the first quarter of 2018 as against N96.8 billion generated last year. Banjo stated this yesterday during the ongoing 2018 ministerial press briefing to commemorate the third anniversary…
23 Apr 2018
No Fewer than 300 protesters on Monday besieged the premises of the Federal High Court in Lagos to challenge increase in electricity tariff. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters had stormed the court’s premises about 7.32 a.m.following a suit instituted on their behalf by a Lagos human rights lawyer, Mr Segun…
22 Apr 2018
The Lagos State government will, today, unveil a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) sited at Ojota Garden, named after the late legal luminary and human rights advocate.   Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, with members of the Gani Fawehinmi family, leading voices in human rights and other dignitaries across the state are…
22 Apr 2018
Last week, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode embarked on extensive inspection tour of major ongoing projects across key sectors of the state including education, health, tourism and road infrastructure, among others. The iconic projects, many of which the contractors have assured would be completed before the end of the year, were conceived and implemented…
22 Apr 2018
  ..We are not happy with the way Nigeria has gone down the drain, says Adegbite Foremost male society in the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos, Cathedral Torch Bearers (CTB) recently marked its 75th anniversary, with a book launch and fund raising programme held at the Church of Nativity in Lagos. Enumerating the society’s…
21 Apr 2018
The Lagos State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday urged its members to lead the campaigns for residents to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards to be able to cast their votes in 2019. The state chairman of the party, Mr Moshood Salvador, made the call while speaking at a rally of the…
20 Apr 2018
Electricity consumers in Cardoso Awodi-Ora area of Ajegunle Apapa in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area, Lagos, on Friday decried the epileptic power supply, outrageous billing and dilapidated equipment in their community. They told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the outrageous monthly bills received from Eko Electricity Distribution Company did not correspond…
19 Apr 2018
It is heart-warming that the Lagos State government plans to regulate the activities of domestic workers and security guards. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode will soon send an executive bill to that effect to the state House of Assembly to prescribe regulations for these classes of workers, as well as, monitor their activities, that of their employers…
16 Apr 2018
The large amount of refuse generated daily in Lagos is such that can give any government sleepless nights. The high population density of the city coupled with the existence of so many shanties spread across the state has often rendered useless and inconsequential the various strategies put in place by successive governments to rid the…
16 Apr 2018
Sequel to reports and subsequent sealing of an asphalt producing company, righteous Construction Company Nigeria Limited, the Lagos State Government has mediated between the company and the host community to foster understanding and guide the abatement process. This intervention was at the instance of the Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti who met with…
16 Apr 2018
A suspected armed robber was arrested by neighbours of the victim while attempting to rape her in Badagry area of Lagos State. The suspect, Idris Yusuf, a truck driver was the lone robber who jumped the fence to gain access to his victim’s apartment. Report says Yusuf scaled the fence into a building at about…

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