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Official: Eko Disco inaugurates 18 intervention projects in six months

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Friday said it had inaugurated 18 intervention projects between February and July 2019.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,05.14 in August from N2,01.45 recorded in July.

Fake cylinders: LPG advocate warns ‘bomb-like’ explosions may hit Nigerian homes

Worried by the continued influx of fake and sub-standard Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders into Nigeria, a cooking gas advocate has warned that Nigerian homes may start experiencing `bomb-like’ explosions in their kitchens soon, caused by fake cylinders.

Lagos hikes price of LAKE Rice, begins sale for Eid-el-Kabir

The Lagos State Government has begun the sale of its popular brand of rice, LAKE Rice, in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration, but at an increased prices.

Police foils attempt to sell stolen car in Lagos

A suspected member of a nine-man robbery gang that specialized in stealing vehicles from Edo State and bringing same to Lagos to sell at give away prices to ready buyers, have been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos State Police Command.

Rotary: Nigeria to be declared polio-free nation in October

Plans to declare Nigeria, a polio-free nation by the World Health Organisation, WHO, is underway, owing to the absence of polio cases in three years, in the country.

FRSC announces partial closure of Lagos-Ibadan highway

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday disclosed that, there would be temporary closure of the inward lanes of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, to enable the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC, effect the rehabilitation of the road.

Governor Sanwo-Olu declares Lekki, Admiralty toll plaza free on Thursday

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Thursday July 11, a toll free day during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi.

Speaker Obasa reacts, mourns victims of Lagos boat mishap

The speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has expressed sadness over the boat mishap that happened in Lagos on Sunday.

Two confirmed dead, other missing in Lagos boat accident

Two persons have been confirmed dead, three rescued and others feared missing after a passenger boat capsized in Lagos.

Six men ‘break into judge’s home, steal N30 million jewellery’

Six men, who allegedly broke into the house of a judge of the Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Mariam Emeya, and stole jewellery worth N30million, have been brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos

Fraudster assaults sales agent for rejecting fake currency

A sales representative of an online mobile phone store based in Ikeja, Lagos, Adewoto Matthew, got the beating of his life recently when he refused to collect fake naira notes from a suspected fraudster, Ebuka Eze.

Gani Adams threatens to attack violent herdsmen, lists hideouts

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West.
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One killed, as gunmen abduct seven others in Edo

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have allegedly shot and killed a passenger at Okada junction, Benin/Lagos highway, during the weekend.

Man in court for allegedly posting girlfriend’s pictures, calling her names on Facebook

A 40-year-old man, Ibrahim Arowolo, who allegedly posted his girlfriend’s pictures on Facebook without her consent and called her unprintable names, on Thursday appeared in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
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Governor Ambode: Our integrated transport system firmly on track

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State governor, on Tuesday commissioned the Bariga Waterfront Jetty, five transport ferries and the Ilaje Road, saying the development shows that the state’s integrated transport management system is firmly on track.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), cutting the tape to commission the newly built Bariga Waterfront Jetty, Ilaje Road and Ferries during the commissioning at Bariga, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. With him are Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (right); Chairman/C.E.O, Lagos Ferry Services, Mr. Paul Kalejaiye (2nd right) and Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (left).

Governor Ambode: How killings in Ilaje forced me to build World Class Jetty

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has narrated how insecurity and killings at Ilaje community in Bariga, Lagos, forced him to build a world class Jetty and road in the area.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders immediate release of driver remanded for six years without trial

A Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi-Lagos, on Monday, ordered the immediate release of a driver, Jones Ofori, also known as James Ofori, who has been in prison custody since 2013 without trial.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to avoid the Lagos-Ibadan expressway because of traffic gridlock at Ibafo-Magboro, up to the Long Bridge.

Traffic logjam on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to avoid the Lagos-Ibadan expressway because of traffic gridlock at Ibafo-Magboro, up to the Long Bridge.

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FRSC returns N443,180 to accident victims’ families in Kebbi

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kebbi, says it has returned N443,180 to relatives of victims of two road traffic crashes in the state.

Police nab kidnappers who took yam, schnapps, palm oil as ransom

Four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released have been arrested .
Cameroon forward Ajara Nchout says being shortlisted for Fifa’s 2019 Puskas Award is the highlight of her career so far.

Puskas Award nominations thrills Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout

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Cristiano Ronaldo: Lionel Messi makes me a better player

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that he and Lionel Messi have benefitted from their long-running rivalry.
FILE PHOTO: A conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile is launched by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) during a test to inform development of future intermediate-range capabilities at San Nicolas Island, California, U.S., August 18, 2019. Scott Howe/U.S. Dept of Defense/Handout via REUTERS

Official: US cruise missile tested to deter China

By its recent cruise missile test, the U.S. intended to make sure it had capabilities to deter China’s “bad behavior”, according to a top ranking U.S. government official.g