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Surprise as Lagos records first rain in 2020

Many residents did not see it coming; at some point, some rain-bearing cloud appeared in the city’s sky line. And when the rains begin to pour in heavy sheets, roadside traders, artisans, and commuters were sent scampering for safety.

Forex trader ‘absconds’ with clients’ $2,900

A foreign exchange (forex) trader, Olufemi Oluwade, who allegedly absconded with two of his clients’ $2,900 dollars (about N1.1million), was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates Court in Lagos.
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Retirees protest, demand 15 months pension, gratuities from Osun government

Retirees in Osun, under the aegis of Forum of 2011/2012 Pensioners, on Tuesday protested to demand the payment of 15 months backlog of pension and gratuities from the state government.

Six Omoyele Sowore supporters arraigned over alleged damage to Jimi Agbaje’s campaign posters

Six supporters of AAC presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore appears before a Lagos court over alleged damage to campaign posters of Lagos PDP governorship candidate Jimi Agbaje
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Labour gives condition for ending strike

The warning strike declared by the organised labour was observed in part across the country yesterday. Labour is demanding N65,000 as a national minimum wage, up from the current N18,000.

Warning strike: Labour cripples government, banks, schools’ operations in Lagos

Government offices, banks and public schools were on Thursday closed in Lagos State as the organised labour began its strike over delay by Federal Government in concluding negotiation on a new minimum wage.

Seadogs raises awareness on PVCs, voter registration

Worried by the huge number of Nigerians of voting age without the Permanent Voter Cards (PVC), the National Association of Seadogs, Pyrates Confraternity, at the weekend, held a nationwide awareness walk/campaign on the importance of PVCs and voter registration exercise.

Customs impounds 498 cartons of codeine syrup

The Nigeria Customs Command in Lagos have arrested an Iveco truck carrying 498 cartons of Codeine Cough Syrup of 100 milligrams worth N199.2 million.

Oyo government seals 14 gaming centres in Ibadan over tax default

About 14 gaming centre in Ibadan, capital of Oyo state were sealed off today for various offences that bothers on tax defaults.

Oshodi transport terminals ready by October – official

The three terminals under construction at the ongoing Oshodi Transport Interchange will be ready by October this year, the project Manager, Mr Abiodun Otunola, has said.

Ikeja bus terminal to cater for four million daily, 800 buses to start operations

The Lagos State Government says it will deploy over 800 buses soon to start operations at the newly inaugurated Ikeja Bus Terminal.

Lagos begins cleanup of illegal motor parks under bridges

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force says it will on Monday commence full operations against all motorists engaging in illegal commercial activities under the Ojuelegba and Ikeja Bridges.

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Two to die by hanging for car robbery in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.

Fatai Osho: Enyimba will be ready for Hassania Agadir

Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
It has definitely been a good start for Dani Ceballos in Arsenal’s colour and some fans have started to draw comparisons between him and ex-Gunners favourite and fellow Spaniard Santi Cazorla.

Arsenal star tells Mikel Arteta he wants to leave

Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has told Mikel Arteta that he wants to cut his season-long loan deal short, and move on to another club during the January transfer window.
The lawmaker representing Badagry Federal Constituency, Babatunde Hunpe, has appealed to the Federal Government to establish a polytechnic in the city.

House of Reps moves to include Lagos as NDDC state

A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.