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Lagos holds ramadan edition of emergency food markets Wednesday

The Ramadan edition of the emergency neighbourhood food markets for residents of the state essentially to address the problem associated with the lockdown and the promotion of social distancing in the fight against the spread of the dreaded coronavirus in the state comes up on Wednesday, 22nd April 2020.
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.

Lagos holds makeshift food markets in schools Thursday

Sequel to the flagged-off of the emergency neighbourhood food markets for residents of the State essentially to address the problem associated with the restriction and promotion of social distancing in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the State, the Easter edition of the food markets comes up on next Thursday.

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.
Gboyega Oyetola

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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YIAGA: APC, PDP inducing Edo voters with money, other items

An election observation group, YIAGA Africa, says the two major political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are inducing voters with money and other gift items ahead of the September 19 governorship elections.
Nigeria midfielder Obinna Nwobodo has joined Turkish Super Lig outfit Goztepe on a three-year contract.

Obinna Nwobodo joins Turkish club Goztepe

Nigeria midfielder Obinna Nwobodo has joined Turkish Super Lig outfit Goztepe on a three-year contract.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

NEC: 15 states to benefit from virus education incentive

The National Economic Council says 15 states have qualified to benefit from the Global Partnership for Education funding for education as part of measures to cushion the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the sector.
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Quique Setien to take legal actions against Barcelona following sacking

Quique Setien has confirmed he will be taking legal action against Barcelona after only being legally informed about his sacking on Wednesday.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver a serious Premier League title challenge after a spending spree fuelled by his desire to catch champions Liverpool.

Frank Lampard: We know how to beat Liverpool

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re capable of beating defending Premier League champions, Liverpool.