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Tragedy averted as tankers spill fuel in Lagos

A petrol-laden tanker fell and spilled its content on the road on Wednesday at Western Avenue, Ojuelegba area of Lagos State, thereby sparking panic amongst residents of the area.

Experts want Nigeria to use IMF loan for the purpose intended

Some financial experts have urged the federal government to use the loan approved by IMF for the purpose intended so as to help sustain the country’s economy.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Nigeria’s national grid collapse plunges generation to 2,983MW

The national electricity grid system suffered collapse early Wednesday, but was restored shortly by the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, leaving power generation at 2,900 megawatts afterwards.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

300 rural communities get electricity in Enugu

AT least, 300 rural communities in Enugu have been supplied electricity by the State Rural Electrification Board as part of the government’s effort to extend development and amenities to the rural areas and halt urban drift.
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos impounds 20 vehicles for violation of lockdown order

Worried by non-compliance with the lockdown order by motorists in the state especially interstate commercial transport activities, Lagos State government at the weekend scaled up its enforcement, with about 20 vehicles and 15 motorbikes impounded for violating the order.
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos donates 400 bags of rice, garri to boat operators

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has donated 100 bags of rice and 300 bags of garri to the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON).
The General Manager of the Lagos State Health Management Agency, Dr. Emmanuella Zamba who disclosed this during the online launch of the project.

Lagos launches ‘Eko TeleMed’ for remote non-coronavirus medical consultations

The Lagos state government has launched ‘EKO TELEMED’ for residents, as part of concerted efforts aimed at protecting citizens and reducing their risk of contracting the COVID19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm killing of vigilante group leader in Kogi

Kogi Police Command has confirmed the killing of Mr Attah Isah, Chairman of Egume Community Vigilante Group in Dekina Local Government Area by armed men on Sunday evening.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

NPA orders terminal operators to suspend charges

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has directed all terminal operators to suspend the collection of all applicable terminal storage fees cum demurrage through the period of the extension of the 14 days stay-at-home order issued by the Federal Government.
Nnimmo Bassey

Environmentalist seeks probe into cause of dead fishes on Bayelsa shoreline

A renowned Environmentalist, Rev. Nnimmo Bassey, has urged governments and oil industry regulators to investigate the cause of dead fishes littering the Atlantic coastline in Delta and Bayelsa States.
The Shell companies in Nigeria have presented eight vehicles to the governments of Lagos and Rivers States to support the efforts at contact tracing and treatment of novel coronavirus disease cases.

Shell equips three hospitals, provides eight vehicles

The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.

Firm donates hygiene products to Ogun

Leading health brand, Dettol, has donated her hygiene products to Ogun State in support of the State Government’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Confusion at seaports over NPA’s 21-days port charges waiver

There is widespread confusion at the nation’s seaports over the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) directive to terminal operators and shipping companies to suspend collection of demurrage and storage charges for 21-days in order to .it the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on port operations.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emanuella Zamba as the new Acting General Manager for Lagos State Health Management Agency LASHMA.

Lagos governor appoints new LASHMA chief

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emanuella Zamba as the new Acting General Manager for Lagos State Health Management Agency LASHMA.
Management of Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia has confirmed that Charles Tambe who was shot by hoodlums on Friday morning in Ibadan is in a stable condition.

Abia Warriors: Charles Tambe in stable condition

Management of Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia has confirmed that Charles Tambe who was shot by hoodlums on Friday morning in Ibadan is in a stable condition.
Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday directed law enforcement agencies to arrest and disperse any large gatherings to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state. 4

Lagos condemns attack on task force members by worshippers

The Lagos State Government has condemned the attack on members of the COVID-19 Task Force, by some worshippers at the Agege Central Mosque.

TCN, NNPC collaborate to increase gas supply to electricity industry

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has received unprecedented support from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for the availability of gas

Lockdown: Eko Disco assures customers steady power supply

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Tuesday assured its customers of steady power supply in spite of shutting its offices outlets in Lagos and Ogun state. =

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The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

2023: Lagos PDP asks INEC to disqualify Governor Sanwo-olu, APC for Electoral Act breach

The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos State chapter, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu from the 2023 election.
Air Peace airline has taken delivery of a new ERJ-145 aircraft to help boost its domestic and regional operations.

India celebrates first direct flight from Nigeria

The government of India celebrated the first direct flight from Nigeria when the nation’s major carrier, Air Peace, airlifted 312 of its citizens from the Murtala Muhammd International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to Kochi.
Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings says players were the “last to be consulted” over the Premier League’s “financially driven” plan to restart in June.

Tyrone Mings: Premier League return driven by finance

Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings says players were the “last to be consulted” over the Premier League’s “financially driven” plan to restart in June.
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Ex-militants: Lawmakers linked to NDDC graft must face trial

Niger Delta ex-militants at the weekend appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that federal lawmakers indicted for corrupt practices in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) were arrested and tried before the end of his tenure.