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Six persons have been killed by generator fumes in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State while twenty other people who are unconscious at the moment have been rushed to a nearby hospital for immediate treatment. Imo State Police Public relations officer Orlando Ikeokwu who confirmed the incident said the incident happened at a house […]

The Director General, National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaib Ibrahim has assured Nigerians that no Corp member will be posted to states where insurgency is prevalent in the country. Brigadier Ibrahim gave the assurance at the opening of the 2019 Batch “B” pre-orientation course workshop held in Ikeja, Lagos. He said that the scheme […]

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday, to commemorate the nation’s National Democracy Day. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations, of the ministry, in Abuja. […]

The Lagos State Police Command has warned members of the public against executing jungle justice or extra-judicial punishment on suspected criminals. The Command’s Spokesperson, Mr. Bala Elkana gave the warning in a statement following the wrongful accusation of two men as kidnappers. The victims, two siblings, Joseph and Paul Agugom were lynched after one Justina […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu has appointment Justice Kazeem O. Alogba as the 17th Chief Judge of Lagos State with effect from Tuesday 11th June 2019, in acting capacity, pending the recommendation of the National Judicial Council (NJC) and subsequent confirmation of the State House of Assembly. This is in accordance with Section 271 (1) and (4) […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed June 12 bill into law. Presidential aide on National Assembly matters, Senator Ita Enang told state house correspondents that with the assent to the amendment, May 29 is no more a public holiday. President Muhammadu Buhari assented to the Public Holiday Amendment Act, declaring June 12 of every year a […]

Worried about the growing spate of insecurity, Governors of the south west zone have decided to hold a regional security summit that will bring all critical stakeholders together to brainstorm on how to put an end to security issue in the country. Speaking after a special meeting at the Ondo State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja, […]

The lawmaker representing Agege Constituency one and Speaker of the eighth Lagos State Assembly, Chief Mudashiru Obasa has been elected unopposed as Speaker of the ninth Assembly. During the inauguration, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was represented by his Deputy,  Dr Obafemi Hamzat solicited the support of the Assembly in confirmation of key appointments […]

In an era of misinformation and disinformation there is a need for media professionals to embrace the fact-checking tool to ascertain the veracity of claims by newsmakers. The Provost Nigeria Institute of Journalism, NIJ, Lagos, Mr. Gbemiga Ogunleye made the point while making a presentation at the just concluded one week training on Fact-Checking and […]

The Eighth Lagos State Assembly would be remembered for holding two hundred and sixteen sittings, passage of forty-three bills and over two hundred resolutions geared to improve governance in the state. This came to the fore at the valedictory plenary to wind down the eighth Assembly which began in June 2015, held in Alausa-Ikeja. Each […]


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