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6 Jul 2018
A man believed to be in his early 20s on Wednesday afternoon set himself ablaze at Omole Phase 1 area of Ojodu, Lagos State. The man whose identity has not been confirmed as at press time was said to have armed himself with a gallon of fuel and lighter and started narrating how Nigerians were…
3 Jul 2018
Ahead of the 2018 United Nations International Day of Cooperatives, the Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, has disclosed that Cooperatives investment has risen to N152billion Addressing journalists in Lagos yesterday, she said the importance of Cooperatives to the growth and development of the economy cannot be over emphasized. She…
3 Jul 2018
Three days after the tragic explosion on Otedola bridge that claimed lives and property, the Lagos State government on Sunday restricted tankers to designated trailer route and also gave a 30-day ultimatum for articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate. It is now mandatory for all articulated trucks coming into Lagos to obtain the Ministry…
3 Jul 2018
The National Industrial Court Lagos, has refused and dismissed the preliminary objection filed by ENL Consortium Ltd against the suit of over 600 of its former employees who are pressing for the implementation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the parties.   The over 600 former Dockworkers approached the court in a representative capacity. Counsel…
30 Jun 2018
Days after the tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Ojodu Berger, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that claimed nine lives and over 50 vehicles, victims and their relatives have begun to count their losses.
30 Jun 2018
Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday evening visited the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja to convey the condolences of the Federal Government to the state government on the tragic tanker explosion that happened on Thursday at the Otedola Bridge, which claimed lives and property.  
30 Jun 2018
Barely 22 hours after a tanker exploded and killed no fewer than 10 persons at Otedola Bridge area of Ojodu-Berger, Lagos, another accident happened yesterday in the same vicinity between two commercial vehicles.
30 Jun 2018
Senator Gbenga Ashafa, who represents Lagos East on the platform of All Progressives Congress, has commiserated with the government and people of Lagos on the unfortunate fuel tanker explosion, which took place on the Otedola Bridge, along the Ojodu–Berger Axis on Thursday, leading to the loss of lives and property. In a statement yesterday, Ashafa…
30 Jun 2018
The Lagos State Government has announced that there would be partial restriction of movement on Oshodi flyover to enable it advance the ongoing construction of the Oshodi Transport Interchange. This is with effect from 10:00pm Sunday, July 1st to 5:00am Monday, July 2nd, 2018. In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure,…
30 Jun 2018
The Conference Hall of the La Palm Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana, recently hosted stakeholders from the West African tourism sector and beyond for this year’s edition of Accra Weizo, a travel and tourism conference supported by the Ghana Tourism Authority. The new push to position Lagos as the Tourism hub of West Africa and the…
29 Jun 2018
President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema of Togo on Friday in Katsina, condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari on the fire disaster caused by a fallen petrol tanker in Lagos on Thursday. Eyadema, who is currently the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority, said he was in Katsina to brief President Buhari on the latest situations in the sub-regional…
24 Jun 2018
In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).   The foundation’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Annette Akinsete, at one of the events…

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The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative also known as Partners West Africa Nigeria, in collaboration with Ford Foundation, has kick-started a campaign for  survivors-centred policing of gender-based violence cases in Nigeria. The Executive Director, Partners West Africa Nigeria (PWAN), Kemi Okentedo, stated that the group works in  the areas of security, governance and criminal…
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The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) on Thursday disclosed that 300 corporate exhibitors would be participating in the 17th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF). Director-General, ACCI, Victoria Akai, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the event is expected to be declared open by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. The 17th AITF is scheduled…