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22-year-old cobbler in court over alleged theft

For allegedly stealing an 8KVA Elemax generator valued at N550,000, a 22-year-old cobbler, Nurudeen Ibrahim, on Friday appeared before a Yaba magistrates’ court in Lagos.

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan rail project 70 percent completed

Two years and two months after the ground breaking ceremony of the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project, the Federal Government at the weekend declared the project 70 percent completed from Ebutte-Metta, Lagos to Ibadan, Oyo state.
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Pastor Adeboye urges single ladies not to marry jobless men

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has warned single ladies to avoid marrying jobless men.

Insecurity: Bishop backs creation of state police

The Archbishop of Lagos Province and Diocesan Bishop of Lagos Mainland of the African Church, the Most Reverend Julius Oludotun Ogunseye, has expressed his support for creation of state police as solution to the nation’s security challenges.
From Left: The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Sen. Nurudeen Abatemi- Usman and the Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Engr. Fidet Okhiria, during the inspection of ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard gauge rail project in Lagos on Monday. Abdullateef Aliyu

Minister: Lagos-Ibadan rail project not about 2019 elections

The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari is not undertaking the $1.5billion Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail project to garner political mileage in the just concluded elections.

Election: Lagos voters, party agents lament late arrival of INEC officials, materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Officials and material were yet to arrive at the St. Peters Catholic ,Nursery and Primary School , Ebute -Mettta at 9: 03 a.m.
Several passengers are reported to have been injured following a train accident at the Mongoro area of Ikeja, Lagos.

Several injured as train derails in Lagos

Several people have been reported injured as a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/Agege area.

Experts: Lack of equipment causes maternal, newborn deaths in Nigeria

A significant number of maternal and newborn deaths in the country have been traced to equipment deficit in health institutions.

Isaac Adewole seeks partnership to tackle maternal, newborn deaths

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on the private sector to collaborate with government to free the nation from maternal and childhood deaths.
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NYG: Team Lagos sweeps gymnastics, weightlifting gold

Team Lagos have a haul of medals in Gymnastics and Weightlifting events at the ongoing National Youth Games, taking place at the University of Ilorin in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Man remanded in prison for smashing stabilizer, wooden stool on mother’s head

An Ebute Metta Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos, on Tuesday remanded in prison a 29-year-old man, Taiwo Akinola, for smashing a stabilizer on his mother’s head.

Lagos community tasks Governor Ambode on healthcare centre, school, housing

Residents of Mallam Village Community in Ebute Metta in Lagos State on Friday appealed to the Lagos State Government to provide them with a modern healthcare centre and a primary school.

CIIN to appoint Eddie Efekoha as new president

The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) is set to appoint Mr. Eddie Efekoha as its new president in Lagos.

Police arrests man for kidnapping, brutally defiling 13 years old

The Lagos State police has arrested 26-year-old Chibuzor Emealo, for kidnapping and then brutally defiling a 13 year-old-girl (name withheld) from 12 am till dawn at the Orile Iganmu area.

LASG: Imota Rice Mill to start production 2019

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said rice production would start at the Imota Rice Mill in Ikorodu by February 2019, with a production capacity of 32,000 tonnes per hour.

Lagos seals-off 8 houses, arrests 9 over illegal construction

For failing to comply with building construction processes and laws, Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, at the weekend sealed eight more houses at Ebute Metta and Surulere areas of the state.

LASTMA announces traffic diversion for Lagos City Marathon

As part of efforts to ensure a hitch-free Lagos City Marathon scheduled to take place on Saturday, 10th February 2018, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced traffic diversion on the affected routes during the race.

NRC moved 3,360 containers from Apapa port in 2017

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it moved over 3,360 containers from the Apapa port to Ebute Metta and Ijoko in Ogun last year.

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Governor Oyetola cancels Dubai trip for council chairpersons

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has cancelled an earlier approved trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for local government chairmen.
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Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms

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Solomon Dalung: What I’ll do if reappointed sports minister

The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role.

JAMB releases another 15,490 results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.

BUK offers 3,000 tree seeds to ventilate fresh ecosystem

Committed to reducing the impact of global warming especially on the environment, Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is offering 3,000 free trees seeds to its immediate and external community.