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Addressing a news conference in Lagos on Wednesday, Setonji David, the lawmaker representing Badagry Constituency II in Lagos House of Assembly, said that the road had become a “national embarrassment.”

Lagos assemblyman raises alarm as 14 drown on Badagry waterways

A Lagos Lawmaker, Mr David Setonji, has raised alarm over the total collapse of Lagos-Badagry expressway following the drowning of 14 persons en route to the coastal city last Wednesday.

Nigerian government formally hands over National Theatre to central bank, bankers committee

The Federal government of Nigeria has on Sunday, July 12, 2020, formally handed over the National Theatre Iganmu to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Bankers Committee.
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Friday, raised the alarm, over a distressed building in the state.

LASEMA raises alarm over distressed three-storey building

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Friday, raised the alarm, over a distressed building in the state.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ogun doctors begin three-day warning strike amid coronavirus

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.
Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.

Ogun launches coronavirus mobile testing boot

Nigeria’s first COVID-19 mobile testing booth has been launched in Ota, Ogun State. The booth was designed by the founder of the Flying Doctors, Dr. Ola Brown.
Lagos Commissioner for Agriculture Gbolahan Lawal

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.

Former Lagos commissioner begs governor to regulate, not ban okada

Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, a Commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State under the administration of Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu not to ban commercial motorcycle operators (okada) and tricycle (keke) in the state.

Man faces jail sentence for videotaping traffic warden on duty

Mr Israel Adejol, a resident of Lagos state, was on Monday docked in an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for videotaping a traffic warden while at his duty.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Rail project: Lagos government announces road closure in Ikeja, Iganmu

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday announced that it would close two roads to traffic on Jan.9 and Jan.11 respectively.
From left: Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti; Director of Highways Construction and Rehabilitation, Mr Oluyemi Oguntominiyi; Mr Devakumar Edwin of Dangote Group; Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola; and Alhaji Aliko Dangote, during the inspection of Apapa-Oshodi Road construction, in Lagos on Saturday (28/12/19).

Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota highway to be completed before end of 2020

Motorists will have to endure additional 12 months of nerve-breaking traffic on the Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway for the rehabilitation of the road to be completed, according to the Federal Government.
A photographer at the National Stadium, Surulere, who gave his name as Azeez said smartphones were really spoiling their business as they now used soft copies to market their services.

Yuletide: Photographers attribute low patronage to use of smart phones

Photographers at recreational venues in parts of Lagos on Wednesday attributed the low patronage of their services by fun-seekers to the use of their personal mobile phones.

Nigeria’s growth: The church has done so well – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, hailed the church for efforts in enhancing national cohesion for Nigeria’s growth and development.

Court remands man for beating up wife’s four-year-old relative

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday, ordered that a 34-year-old man, Babatunde Olatunji, who allegedly beat up his wife’s four-year-old relative, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending bail.
The commercial vehicle that fell into canal in front of National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos on Monday

29 passengers escape death as bus plunges into canal in Lagos

The 29 passengers on a board a commercial bus that plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre Complex, Iganmu, Lagos, on Monday. were all rescued unhurt.

Federal government to raise N1.07 trillion from sale of assets to fund budgets

The Federal Government is planning to raise about N1.07tn from the sale of property and businesses in the next three years to shore up dwindling revenues.
The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.

Popular Lagos bus stop relocated over railway construction

The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Plant a tree to celebrate memorable events

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday urged residents to plant trees to celebrate memorarable events to ensure safer, greener environments and to save the planet from further destruction.

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Tale of vote buying flying all over the place within the Emokpae Model Primary on Mission Road, where Governor Obaseki is waiting to vote.

Edo election: US expresses concern over vote-buying, intimidation of voters

The United States Government Wednesday said it is concerned over recorded cases of vote-buying and intimidation of voters and observers during last Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

British lawmakers write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria

Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.

Frank Lampard urges Premier League clubs to help save struggling EFL

Frank Lampard has urged Premier League clubs to ‘have a heart’ and help save Football League sides amid the financial implications of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wolves have completed the signing of right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona in a deal worth around £29m.

Wolves complete signing of Barcelona star

Wolves have completed the signing of right-back Nelson Semedo from Barcelona in a deal worth around £29m.
Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard has tested positive for Covid-19 following Monday’s round of testing, report Onda Cero radio station.

Real Madrid confirm entire first-team squad recorded negative virus tests amid midfielder’s reports

Real Madrid have confirmed that their entire first-team squad and coaching staff have tested negative for coronavirus, ending speculation that Martin Odegaard would have to self-isolate after reports on Tuesday claimed that he had contracted the disease.