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22 Feb 2018
The rains are coming early this year, a frightening development that may spell doom for residents of the coastal city. It is not enough for Lagosians to prepare for an unprecedented flooding.
22 Feb 2018
The police at Area ‘D’ police command in Mushin, Lagos State, have arrested two suspects, one former bank manager, Mr. Felix Oko and Samson Sunola in connection with the alleged abduction of two children of the same parents on their way to school in Lagos. The incident occured at Iyke Meregini Street area in Bucknor…
22 Feb 2018
While Lagosians were savouring the downpour on Tuesday to douse the heat experienced in the last few weeks, it was a fatal end for 38-year-old man, Eugene Ibem, who was electrocuted after stepping on a high voltage cable lying inside a pool of water on Hospital Road, Olodi Apapa, Lagos.     It was gathered that the…
22 Feb 2018
In its preparation towards the next governorship election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has embarked on what it described as ‘internal cleansing’ with the aim of defeating the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) but observers continue to ponder on how far the opposition party can go in ridding itself of the many…
22 Feb 2018
The electronic tax payment campaign of Lagos State, which will allow residents and citizens to pay their taxes directly to the coffers of the state, has been inaugurated by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Government. The campaign, flagged-off on Monday at the Guaranty Trust Bank, Opebi branch, Lagos, according to Ambode, is a noble effort, implemented to…
19 Feb 2018
An array of prominent global figures, including FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and CAF President Ahmad, political chieftains, football stars, renowned administrators past and present, captains of industry...
19 Feb 2018
The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) at the weekend shut eight more houses at Ebute-Metta and Surulere areas of the state for failing to comply with building laws. The agency also arrested nine persons found on site during the enforcement carried out in collaboration with task force officials. It would be recalled that last…
19 Feb 2018
Sir: Across the globe, especially in the developed world, the idea of specialised courts has proven to have enhanced the performances of their judicial processes and this has made these countries reference points for quick dispensation of justice, fairness and functional legal systems. Indonesia and Malaysia provide interesting case study on this. They established constitutional…
19 Feb 2018
To reduce litigation in property and ease the process of doing business in the sector, the Lagos State government has developed an electronic real estate litigation system (aka Lis Pendens). The electronic system was designed to provide easy access to information to anyone who intends to deal in real estate with information primarily on whether…
19 Feb 2018
The Lagos State government has assured partners under the Public-Private Partnership programme of innovative policies, business-friendly environment and infrastructures that will further guarantee Return On Investment. The state’s Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, who made the disclosure, also assured of government’s readiness to grow a private sector-driven economy. Speaking at a…
19 Feb 2018
Spurred by the positive outlook for retail sector this year, one of the leading indigenous retail firms, Hubmart Stores Limited has expanded its portfolios with a new market in Lagos. Located near Lekki first roundabout, Admiralty way, the outlet, which opened for business on Friday, was in demonstration of Hubmart’s confidence in the Nigerian economy,…
18 Feb 2018
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the payment of N30,000 as monthly stipends to Ready.Set.Work (RSW) interns. The Special Adviser to the governor on Education, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. The RSW is an entrepreneurship and employability initiative of the Lagos State Government for tertiary institution…

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