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7 Dec 2017
It can be quite repetitive having the same old drinks and talking about the same old things with friends every night. A sure way to shake up your routine this period is to visit places you probably go through every day and not notice their insane beauty, at night. And while you are there, by…
6 Dec 2017
Idris Anjorin believes his life changed in 2009 when he turned up for work -- late as usual -- distracted and stressed after more than three hours stuck in Lagos traffic.
6 Dec 2017
SIFAX Group has been given the concession approval by the Lagos State Government to operate and maintain the Ebute-Ojo Ferry Terminal in Ojo local council area for a period of 10 years. Under the concession agreement, SIFAX Group will take charge of the ferry berthing terminal, the car park space, passenger and other services that…
5 Dec 2017
Simba Den, a retail arm of the Simba Group, at the weekend opened its ultra-modern showroom at Eric Moore, Surulere, Lagos. Head of Operations, Rajneesh Gupta, described the store as a one-stop-shop for inverters and related equipment, where the focus is on providing consulting to customers who may not know exactly what they require in their…
4 Dec 2017
Twenty-two ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Dec. 22 to Dec. 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, “Shipping Position’’ on Monday in Lagos. NPA said that the ships contained buck wheat, empty container, bulk…
4 Dec 2017
The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) says it has banned sales of alcoholic drinks in all motor parks in Lagos State ahead of the festive period. Mr Tajudeen Agbede, the Lagos State Chairman of NURTW, made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Agbede said that…
4 Dec 2017
Stakeholders in the Arts and Cultural sector in Lagos have appealed to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to directly involve them in the planning of subsequent editions of the Lagos Street Carnivals. The stakeholders told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that if they were involved in future planning, the carnival would be more colourful…
4 Dec 2017
The Lagos State Chapter of the PDP on Sunday night endorsed Chief Olabode George as their preferred candidate for the National Chairmanship position during the forthcoming Dec. 9 National Convention of the party. Dr Moshood Salvador, the State Chairman of PDP, gave the certification at a feedback meeting between George and members of the party,…
3 Dec 2017
THE Lagos State Government said it has concluded plans to mark its annual Community Day, which has been slated for December 6 and 7. Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Communities and Communications, Kehinde Bamigbetan, who said this at a press briefing to herald this year’s Community Day, said activities marking this year’s Community…
2 Dec 2017
With a mere 10 per cent appearance at the Olympic Games and other international competitions, Nigeria’s bid to increase performance in sports received a boost, yesterday, with the unveiling in Lagos State, of the West Africa’s first Trampoline Park- Upbeat Recreation Centre. The project, a brainchild of Uraga Real Estate, is an expression of its…
2 Dec 2017
Hennessy, Nigeria’s luxury cognac, will hold its highly-anticipated Hennessy Artistry concert today at the Eko Atlantic City, Lagos. The invite-only concert, which will be its eighth edition, promises a unique blend of “youth, flair and top-notch entertainment”. Hennessy Artistry, well known and appreciated by music lovers for its “benchmark music platform”, is a global platform that…
3 Nov 2017
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC striker, Obafemi Martins, on Thursday donated hospital equipment and mobility aids worth millions of Naira to the Lagos State Government.

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