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Eleven members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, otherwise known as Agbero have been arrested by the Police in Lagos. They were arrested at the weekend while causing mayhem around Yaya Abatan garage in Ogba by the State Task Force. The Chairman of the Task Force, Mr. Olayinka Egbeyemi, a Chief Superintendent […]

SOURCE-Yemisi Dada Tight security is key to actualising a better Lagos and sustaining it’s status as the business hub of the country. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated this at the weekend when the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr Muhammed Adamu, paid him a courtesy visit at the State House, Alausa. Governor Sanwo-Olu said his administration […]

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, has commenced investigation into the incident involving Max aircraft at the Minna Airport on Saturday. The aircraft a Boeing 747-400 which was bringing pilgrims back from the King Abdul Aziz international airport in Jeddah Saudi Arabia developed a technical problem just before landing at the airport in Minna. It had […]

SOURCE-CHINYERE OGBONNA With Africa’s population set to reach two billion by 2050, it’s critical that nutrition is placed at the heart of interventions, policies, and strategies to drive agricultural transformation. A Director at the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, Professor Sandy Thomas, made the point at the just concluded African Green […]

SOURCE-YEMISI DADA Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu says his administration is on the path of progress with the project THEMES which are the six pillars of his administration. Governor Sanwo-Olu, stated this in Ikeja, at an event to commemorate his one hundred days in office. The Governor who admitted to the many challenges confronting […]

SOURCE-YEMISI DADA As part of efforts towards zero tolerance for waste disposal and sustained culture of waste recycling in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has introduced the Lagos State Blue Box Recycling Programme to ensure cleanliness in the State. At the ceremony at Lagos Island, Governor Sanwo-Olu explained that the aim of the programme was […]

As schools in Lagos state prepare to resume for the 2019/2020 academic session next Monday, over five hundred students who are less privileged were given back to school kits. This is courtesy of a Non Governmental Organisation, Human Development Initiative, HDI, at Yaba. The kits included bags, Textbooks, scandals, socks, mathematical sets and Cash gifts […]

SOURCE- FABIAN ANAW0 The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Dr. Alfred Adewale Martins wants the Federal Government to employ strong diplomatic means to address the attacks and killing of Nigerians in South Africa. Archbishop Martins said in a statement in Lagos that if strong diplomatic measures are not applied the issue may escalate with enormous consequences. […]

Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa, Ambassador Kabiru Bala. President Muhammadu Buhari took the decision after a meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja. According to reports, Nigeria has also pulled out of the World Economic Forum on Africa, scheduled to hold in Cape Town, South Africa, from fourth of September to Sixth […]

SOURCE- ABIOLA PETERS The Journalists International Forum for Migration, JIFORM has called on the Nigerian Government to take a decisive step in ending recurring xenophobic attacks on Nigerian in South Africa. In the same vein, the body charged the African Union (AU) to wade into the current situation,which has given the continent a bad image. […]

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