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Area boys clash with scavengers on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Many people were injured and vehicles smashed when a group of street urchins known as area boys clashed with Hausa scavengers at the Ile -Epo axis, near Abule – Egba, on Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.

Car wash operator gets four years for car theft

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has sentenced a 23-year-old car wash operator, Adeyemi Adetula, to four years imprisonment for stealing a car valued at N3million.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Ikeja Electric expands meter roll-out for customers

To meet customers’ needs, Ikeja Electric Plc has commenced the full roll-out of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme to all unmetered customers across its network.

Ikeja Electric expands meter rollout for customers

In a bid to meet its customer’s needs, Ikeja Electric Plc has fully commenced the rollout of meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme, to all unmetered customer across its network.
As more people continue to use popular agricultural pesticide, Sniper, to commit suicide in the country, the National Food, Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has ordered agro-dealers to withdraw the product from open markets and supermarkets.

Three tenants arraigned for pouring sniper into neighbour’s water

Two traders and a housewife, who allegedly poured ‘sniper’ – a banned poisonous agrochemical – into a co-tenant’s cooking water, Thursday appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Lagos assembly ad hoc committee drills eight commissioner-nominees

The Lagos State House of Assembly ad-hoc on screening of commissioner and special adviser nominees on Thursday began its assignment, attending to eight nominees.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly issues resolutions to NNPC, Speaker Sanwo-Olu on Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a resolution, urging Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) and Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to protect pipelines in order to curtail vandalism and hazards.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20197

Senate to probe Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Senate, yesterday, asked its Ad hoc committee probing the recent Rivers State explosion to extend its scope to last week’s pipeline explosion in Ijegun area of Lagos State.

Court remands housewife charged with kidnaping husband for N5 million ransom

An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos yesterday remanded a housewife, Elizabeth Sowemi, and three men who she allegedly hired to kidnap her husband, Moruf Sowemi, for a N5million ransom.

Dan Agbese: Governor Ambode deserves commendation for transforming Lagos

Mr. Dan Agbese, a veteran journalist, has commended Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, for his commitment towards transforming the infrastructural landscape in the state in the last four years.
To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Flooding: Federal government begins cleaning of Lagos highway drains

To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Court fixes date for NDLEA to arraign applicant for peddling cannabis

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed March 25,for the arraignment of a 24-year-old applicant, Sunday Smart, who allegedly peddling 10kg of Cannabis Sativa, also known as Indian hemp.

Court remands factory worker for defiling three year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a factory worker, Emmanuel Friday, who allegedly defiled a three-year-old girl be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

Car wash operator in court for allegedly damaging customer’s vehicle

A 28-year-old car wash operator, Peace Patrick, who allegedly damaged his customer’s Mazda car on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Rilwan Oluwalambe Taiwo

Lagos monarch removes two chiefs from office

Oba of Ojokoro land in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, Oba Rilwan Oluwalambe Taiwo, has removed two Baales in his domain from office.
Obafemi Hamzat

Femi Hamzat: Why I rejected Goodluck Jonathan’s $5 million bribe

The running mate to the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has alleged that he rejected a $5 million bribe from former President Goodluck Jonathan during the 2015 elections.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest four suspects over Lagos pipeline explosion

The Lagos police command says it has arrested four suspected vandals who were involved in the pipeline explosion at Abule-Egba, a community in the state.
Abule Egba

Police arrests four over Abule-Egba petroleum pipeline fire

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four suspected pipeline vandals in connection with the inferno that occurred at Abule Egba last Wednesday.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.