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Azimuth Shipping Tennis hots up in Lagos
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Azimuth Shipping Tennis hots up in Lagos

National junior champion, Nene Yakubu and Nigeria junior international player, Gabriel Inyang will lead the line for today’s action as the first Azimuth Shipping Lines Tennis Championship continues at the National Stadium, Lagos. National junior champion, Nene Yakubu and Nigeria junior international player, Gabriel Inyang will lead the line for […]

Ambode urges Lagos pilgrims to be good ambassadors
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Ambode urges Lagos pilgrims to be good ambassadors

Ambode.<br />twitter.com/AkinwunmiAmbode Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged intending pilgrims for the upcoming Hajj to represent the state well, and be good ambassadors in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Ambode made the call on Sunday during a two-day seminar organised by the state for 2018 intending pilgrims at […]

Police arrest Lagos lawmaker, 2 others over illegal firearms
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Police arrest Lagos lawmaker, 2 others over illegal firearms

Nigerian Police The police in Lagos on Saturday said they had arrested a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and two others over alleged unlawful possession of firearms. The spokesman of the command, CSP Chike Oti, said that the suspects were undergoing interrogations. “The first and second suspect, […]

Third Mainland Bridge: FG seeks support of Lagos residents for test not repairs
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Third Mainland Bridge: FG seeks support of Lagos residents for test not repairs

Minster of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola. The Federal Government has called for support and understanding of Lagos State residents on the planned closure of the third Mainland Bridge to allow for dynamic test of the bridge. Mr Sogbesan Adetokunbo, the Director, Highway Bridges Design and Construction, Federal […]

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Third Mainland Bridge to be shut from July 27 for 27 months for repairs

The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday in Lagos said that the emergency rehabilitation/maintenance of the Third Mainland Bridge project would begin on July 27 Kuti who disclosed this a stakeholders’ meeting at the Ministry of Works office in Lagos. He said that the repair works […]

FG commissions feedback kiosks at Lagos, Abuja airports
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FG commissions feedback kiosks at Lagos, Abuja airports

Muritala Muhammud International Airport, Lagos.PHOTO: AYODELE ADENIRAN In line with the ease of doing business executive order, the Federal Government has set up feedback kiosks at the international wings of the Muritala Muhammed Airport in Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport in Abuja. The kiosks, under the Presidential Enabling Business […]

Police arrest leader of gang for kidnapping four-year old
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Police arrest leader of gang for kidnapping four-year old

Nigeria Police The anti-kidnapping unit of the Lagos State police command in Panti has made a breakthrough into the abduction of a four-year old girl, Goodness ldzanaka Chukwu, from Latter Rain Church in Ogba, Lagos. A suspected ringleader, Christopher Njoku, has been arrested. He has since been taken before Chief […]

Lagos cooperatives investment hits N152 billion
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Lagos cooperatives investment hits N152 billion

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode Ahead of the 2018 United Nations International Day of Cooperatives, the Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, has disclosed that Cooperatives investment has risen to N152billion Addressing journalists in Lagos yesterday, she said the importance of Cooperatives to the growth and […]

Lagos tanker explosion: My sister who escaped not talking, her twin son still missing
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Lagos tanker explosion: My sister who escaped not talking, her twin son still missing

Burning cars at Otedola Bridge, Ojodu-Berger, Lagos, following a petrol tanker explosion. Days after the tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Ojodu Berger, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that claimed nine lives and over 50 vehicles, victims and their relatives have begun to count their losses. A relative of one of the […]

Osinbajo visits Lagos, says FG saddened by explosion
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Osinbajo visits Lagos, says FG saddened by explosion

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday evening visited the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja to convey the condolences of the Federal Government to the state government on the tragic tanker explosion that happened on Thursday at the Otedola Bridge, which claimed lives and property.   […]

Ashafa calls for probe of fuel tanker disaster in Lagos
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Ashafa calls for probe of fuel tanker disaster in Lagos

Senator Gbenga Ashafa Senator Gbenga Ashafa, who represents Lagos East on the platform of All Progressives Congress, has commiserated with the government and people of Lagos on the unfortunate fuel tanker explosion, which took place on the Otedola Bridge, along the Ojodu–Berger Axis on Thursday, leading to the loss of […]

Togo’s President condoles with Nigeria over Lagos tanker fire
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Togo’s President condoles with Nigeria over Lagos tanker fire

Buhari today in Katsina met with the visiting President of Togo. Photo; Twitter/ NGRPresident President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema of Togo on Friday in Katsina, condoled with President Muhammadu Buhari on the fire disaster caused by a fallen petrol tanker in Lagos on Thursday. Eyadema, who is currently the Chairman of […]

Sickle cell foundation lauds Lagos on N200m support
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Sickle cell foundation lauds Lagos on N200m support

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).   The foundation’s Chief Executive Officer […]

Stakeholders urge Lagos to invest in education
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Stakeholders urge Lagos to invest in education

Governor Ambode. Photo: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode Concerned stakeholders in the basic education sub-sector in Lagos State have urged the state government to invest more in basic education, by way of intervention to improve the overall educational outcomes in the state. The group, comprising parents and guardians, retired civil servants, members of School […]

Honour Super Eagles with Lagos National Stadium
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Honour Super Eagles with Lagos National Stadium

Nigeria's players: (From back left) goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, defender Kenneth Omeruo, defender Leon Balogun, defender William Troost-Ekong, midfielder Onyinye Ndidi, midfielder John Obi Mikel, forward Kelechi Iheanacho, forward Ahmed Musa, defender Brian Idowu, forward Victor Moses and midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo pose before the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football […]

Lagos to complete bus terminals construction by December
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Lagos to complete bus terminals construction by December

Mr Ladi Lawanson, the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation Mr Ladi Lawanson, the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, on Friday said the construction of 13 bus terminals across the city would be completed before December. Lawanson gave the assurance in Lagos at the opening of “Construction Summit 2018’’ organised by […]