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16 Apr 2018
A suspected armed robber was arrested by neighbours of the victim while attempting to rape her in Badagry area of Lagos State. The suspect, Idris Yusuf, a truck driver was the lone robber who jumped the fence to gain access to his victim’s apartment. Report says Yusuf scaled the fence into a building at about…
13 Apr 2018
Lagos State Government has warned residents to stop locking their streets, iron gates, as defaulters will henceforth be sanctioned.   Speaking yesterday during the 2018 ministerial press briefing to commemorate the third year of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in office the state Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami said the present administration is…
13 Apr 2018
The maiden edition of SheCan Nigeria’s national conference will hold today hold at the Muson Centre, Lagos. Speakers expected at the event are Tonye Cole, Mary Njoku, Oremeyi Akah, Carole Wanjau and founder, SheCan Nigeria, Ezinne Ezeani. The conference is aimed at empowering the Nigerian woman to recognise her innate potentials, and develop her capabilities…
10 Apr 2018
Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has commenced the installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras at airports’ airsides. The airports are the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja. The General Manager, Corporate Communications of FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, disclosed this yesterday in Lagos. She said the project,…
10 Apr 2018
Your Excellency, On behalf of our state’s estimated 20 million residents, let me say congratulations on a safe and uneventful trip in and out of Lagos. Alhamdulillah! How is Hajia Aisha? Some folks here were wondering why she did not make the trip; she was most probably baby-nursing Yusuf, who is still recuperating from injuries…
10 Apr 2018
Soccer fans in Lagos were treated to good football artistry on the Easter weekend when Nike sponsored the maiden edition of the three-day 2018 Homecoming Football Tournament hosted by Native FC. The event, which featured music, fashion, arts and sports, was put together by Boy Better Know Africa. The sporting arm of the event, which…
10 Apr 2018
Before I begin this legal excursion, I crave the indulgence of my noble readers, to permit me, as a forerunner, to cast a bird’s eye view on the general principles upon which the doctrine of federalism rests. Nigeria is a Federation of States and Federal Capital Territory (See Section 2 (2) of the Constitution) where…
7 Apr 2018
Top Nollywood movie director, who is popular as Mr. Prolific, Chico Ejiro, is back on location, shooting a thriller, titled, Night Bus to Lagos. The movie director, whose spate of work has not been equaled in the Nollywood industry, is calling the shots as director in what is clearly a star-studded movie, starring notable screen…
4 Apr 2018
The Lagos State police command has busted a factory where fake drinks, especially hot drinks and wines are produced. The factory, according to the police, could produce all kinds of expensive drinks and packaged to look like its original. The man behind the factory, Mr. Benjamin Ojukwu, 53, however, said his wine and gins are…
1 Apr 2018
The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) leaders in Alimosho area of Lagos have commended the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode for completing 21 roads and three bridges connecting the state to Ogun State.   In a statement, the leaders said the development is a commitment on the state government’s part to make every part of the…
1 Apr 2018
The President, Association for Formidable Educational Development, Mrs. Dada Ifejola has appealed to Lagos residents to actively participate in the ongoing voter’s registration process and ensure they collect their Permanent Voters Card (PVC).     She stated this during the ceremony to integrate her group, known as Formidable Group 57 Coordinator into the Itesiwaju Ipinle…
1 Apr 2018
Captain Adesola Arasi was set for takeoff on Runway 18R (A1) of the Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. One more word from the traffic controller and the Air Peace Boeing 737 plane would begin a 55-minute flight to Abuja. As signal came from the control tower, some warning lights flashed on the control board. Arasi and…

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