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Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Articulated truck kills one, injures two in Lagos

Director-General Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said an accident which involved a 40ft container-laden articulated vehicle had claimed one life while two people sustained injuries in Ogudu, Lagos.
A container has fallen on the busy Gbagada-Aworonshoki express road

LASEMA: Container-laden truck falls in Lagos, kills woman

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said an accident which involved a 40ft container-laden articulated vehicle had claimed one life while two people sustained injuries in Ogudu, Lagos.
Super Eagles duo, Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will be looking forward to impress new Leganes manager, Javier Aguirre who will be in dugout against Real Sociedad at the Reale Arena tonight.

Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem face Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez at Butarque

The duo of Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will have their hands full today when Leganes welcome Barcelona at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque in one of the La Liga Santander fixtures for this weekend.
A picture taken on September 19, 2019 shows rotten tomatoes in a field, in Grand-Pop. On 19 August, 2019 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari unilaterally decided, and against all trade and freedom of movement of the treaties of the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States), to close the borders between Benin and Niger, causing the rotting of Beninese tomatoes.Yannick FOLY / AFP

Benin counts the cost after Nigeria shutters border

Dozens of baskets brimming with newly-picked tomatoes gently rot in the sticky heat, becoming the latest casualty in a bout of trade tension between Benin and Nigeria.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

US states launch antitrust investigation into Google

Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants.
Farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst moves feed to his cattle in the cowshed on his farm Gut Ogrosen Hof in Vetschau, eastern Germany on November 27, 2018. The German dairy farmer is with Greenpeace and two other farmers suing the German government for failing to take appropriate measures to meet it’s own climate change targets.Odd ANDERSEN / AFP

German farmers sue government over missed climate targets

Dismayed by the German government’s failure to meet climate protection targets, dairy farmer Heiner Luetke Schwienhorst has filed a lawsuit against Berlin to force it into action.

2019: JMPP will surprise APC, PDP, others – chairman

Dr Olusegun Ijagbemi, National Chairman, Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP), says the party will surprise all the existing strong political parties in the country by defeating them in the 2019 Presidential Election.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: 2019 a deciding moment for Nigeria

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki said yesterday that the 2019 general elections is a deciding moment especially for the youths.

Ex-Minister Ezekwesili advocates reduction of party election forms to N100,000

Nigeria’s former minister of education Obiageli Ezekwesili has called for a mass reduction in the sales price of forms for elective offices in the country to 100,000 Naira.

CAN urges President Buhari to caution aide

The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Ayokunle, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to restrain his aide, Lauretta Onochie, on her use of vulgar words abuse and unprintable names against others.

LASEMA procures equipment to aid emergency response

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, (LASEMA), has procured a Super Metro Elephant equipment with towing and lifting capacity, which brings the number of Light and Heavy Duty equipment procured by the Agency to fifty in the last three years.

Governor Ortom: Soldier killed in renewed herdsmen crisis in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Tueaday disclosed that the renewed herdsmen crisis in Guma local government area of the state had led to the murder of a soldier by suspected herdsmen in the Guma local government area of the state.

Senator Ekweremadu: No amount of APC intimidation, blackmail can stop PDP in 2019

The Deputy Senate President, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, at the weekend said that no amount of intimidation and blackmail by the All Progressive Congress, APC, will not stop the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from taking over power.

Demand candidates’ competency before electing them – VP Yemi Osinbajo tells Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Nigerians must demand and test the competency and leadership abilities of political aspirants before voting them into public office.

President Buhari lacks spiritual power to lead Nigeria – Prophet Nwoko

Prophet Anthony Nwoko has lambasted Nigerians, especially Igbos wishing to have presidency come 2023, that they lack spiritual sight, because to him, they are having a pipe dream. He also said that Buhari lacked the spiritual power to lead Nigeria and should forget 2019.

Father Mbaka and the voice of God

Prophecies and predictions by Christian pastors often mark the end of a year and the beginning of another in Nigeria…egged on by the media, looking for juicy material for their overtly religious and superstitious readers, these pastors sometimes overreach themselves as they dish out prophecies as if they were some kind of annual merchandise.

APC, PDP dead, belong to graveyard – Doyin Okupe

Former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has described the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as “dead parties that belong to the graveyard”.

Mugabe is Zimbabwe’s Goliath – Mawarire

The David – Goliath references is still ongoing in Zimbabwe after President Robert Mugabe first used it last week during an address in New York during the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

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Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
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Coronavirus: South Korea reports first death; cases soar to 104

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.