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Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos residents hail governor for road construction

The residents of Ijeododo, Ijegun and Ijagemo towns have praised Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for approving the construction of Ijegun-Ijedodo, Abule Ado road.

Lagos council set to auction abandoned containers

The Amuwo Odofin Local Government (AOLG) on Thursday said it had concluded arrangements to auction unclaimed and abandoned containers seized by the council after the expiration of the 21 days notice it issued.

Court sentences man to prison for stealing water tank

A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).

Ogun PDP gets new executive committee

The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, deepened on Friday, as the faction loyal to Senator Buruji Kashamu, inaugurated its new state executive members to steer the affairs of the party for the next four years.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ogun doctors begin three-day warning strike amid coronavirus

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.
Donating the food items on behalf of the State Government, the Deputy Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, said the security forces in the State are partners in the development agenda of the State.

Ogun extends stimulus package to security personnel

As part of efforts to appreciate the role being played by security personnel during the lockdown in Ogun State as well as mitigate its economic effects on their families, the State Government has donated some food items to officers across all security outfits operating in the State.
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NNPC shutdown supply over ‘pipeline leakage’

Following the pipeline leakage at Satellite Town in Lagos, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Saturday, said it has shut down the supply and is currently evacuating petroleum product from the line.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

Lagos explosion: President Buhari mourns late Sister Henrietta, extols her contribution to education

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Rev. Sis. Henrietta Alokha as a loss to the school and the country at large.
Authorities in Nigeria's largest city Lagos on Monday said that the death toll from a suspected gas explosion had risen to 17 as emergency services dug bodies from the debris. 2

Lagos monarch urges governor to probe explosion

The Baale of the Shoba community in the Abule-Ado area of Lagos State, Chief Jimoh Agbebeji, has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to order an investigation into the explosion that rocked the community on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Dangote Cement

Lagos explosion: Dangote donates N100 million cement to victims for reconstruction

Dangote Cement Plc yesterday donated N100 million worth of cement to the Lagos State government, to support the ongoing reconstruction process at the Abule-Ado area of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government of the state, which was affected by a pipeline explosion last weekend.

Another fire outbreak in Lagos

This is coming one week after no fewer than 23 people died in an explosion at Soba, Abule Ado area of FESTAC.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says a victim of the March 15, 2020 explosion at Abule-Ado, Lagos State died on Saturday, bringing the number of deaths to 23.

Lagos explosion victim dies in hospital, one still missing

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says a victim of the March 15, 2020 explosion at Abule-Ado, Lagos State died on Saturday, bringing the number of deaths to 23.
The death toll in last Sunday’s pipeline explosion at Abule Ado area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has reached 23.

Death toll in Lagos pipeline explosion hits 23

The death toll in last Sunday’s pipeline explosion at Abule Ado area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has reached 23.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has donated N200million to the victims of gas explosion in Abule Ado-Soba town area of Lagos state.

Nigerian governors visit gas explosion town in Lagos, pledge N200 million

Chairman of the forum and governor Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi, made the announcement when he led no fewer than 17 members of the forum to the devastated area on Saturday.
Another fire outbreak has engulfed some parts of 7th Avenue Area in Festac, not too far from the site of the recent explosion in the area.

Another fire outbreak in Lagos

Another fire outbreak has engulfed some parts of 7th Avenue Area in Festac, not too far from the site of the recent explosion in the area.
The Environmental Rights Action-Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA-FoEN) said the impact of Sunday’s explosions at Abule Ado, a Lagos suburb, could be likened to aerial bombardment.

Lagos explosion death hits 22

Another corpse has been recovered from the scene of the explosion in Abule-Ado, Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Authorities in Nigeria's largest city Lagos on Monday said that the death toll from a suspected gas explosion had risen to 17 as emergency services dug bodies from the debris. 3

Lagos explosion occurred at Soba, not Abule-Ado – monarch

The Baale of Soba Town, Jimoh Agbebeji, on Friday clarified that name of the site of March 15, explosion in Lagos was Soba and not Abule-Ado.
Rescue team on Thursday, March 19, recovered one more body, a male, from the rubble of the explosion site at Ado Soba, in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State which occurred last Sunday.

Lagos explosion death toll hits 21

Rescue team on Thursday, March 19, recovered one more body, a male, from the rubble of the explosion site at Ado Soba, in Abule Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State which occurred last Sunday.

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This was contained in a statement issued by the Director-General of NAPTIP, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, on Wednesday in Abuja.

NAPTIP seeks partnership with UNODC to fight human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
Arsenal have reportedly made a move for Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard.

Arsenal ‘make approach’ for wantaway Real Madrid playmaker

However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
FILE PHOTO - Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer on Epiphany, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Vatican, January 6, 2021. Vatican Media-­Handout via REUTERS-File Photo

Pope urges U.S. reconciliation as bishops call out Joe Biden on abortion

Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

John Mrabure emerges new acting correctional chief

A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.

Jigawa PDP inaugurates 29-member reconciliation committee

The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.