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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…
24 Jun 2018
For many people, it started on Instagram. Fabulous pictures flooded the Nigerian Instagram cyberspace. And what was the reason? Nigerian socialites had come out to play in Lagos, all summoned by the Ocean’s 8 film. The third instalment of the Ocean’s 11 movie franchise premiered in Lagos last weekend and the theme for the premier…
24 Jun 2018
Concerned stakeholders in the basic education sub-sector in Lagos State have urged the state government to invest more in basic education, by way of intervention to improve the overall educational outcomes in the state. The group, comprising parents and guardians, retired civil servants, members of School Based Management Committees, Parents’ Forum, Community Development Associations (CDAs)…
24 Jun 2018
Lagos State government, yesterday, destroyed over 500 shanties and illegal structures within and outside the Oko-Oba abattoir and Lairage Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege area of the state...
24 Jun 2018
Resurgence of our Super Eagles with two Ahmed Musa’s goals in the second half to beat Iceland 2-0, which moved Nigeria from bottom to second place in Group D at the current Russia 2018 on Friday elicited wild jubilations across the world among Nigerians and supporters of the team. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, congratulated the…
22 Jun 2018
Mr Ladi Lawanson, the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, on Friday said the construction of 13 bus terminals across the city would be completed before December. Lawanson gave the assurance in Lagos at the opening of “Construction Summit 2018’’ organised by the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos. Its theme is: “Smart Infrastructure for…
22 Jun 2018
All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State Chapter, on Friday, said 260 delegates would participate from the state in the party’s National Convention holding in Abuja on Saturday. The Assistant Publicity Secretary of the chapter, Mr Abiodun Salami gave the figure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said the…
21 Jun 2018
One more person was recovered dead at the scene yesterday where a containerized truck fell on four vehicles at Ojuelegba on Tuesday night, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the leadership of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum over the reported cases of flood across the country.
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