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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…
21 Jul 2018
After several months in his cocoon, stylish Lagos big boy, Hakeem Muri-Okunola better known as HMO, has hugged social life again. He was spotted at a social gathering recently in Lagos, and seen having the best of times at a party with Oba Saheed Elegushi and a few other notable Lagos biggies and babes.  It…
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.…

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