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Neighbourhood corps established for community policing – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said the Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LSNSC) is established in the true spirit of community policing which he said the Nigeria Police Force has just started promoting.

Task ahead is enormous – Ambode tells new Lagos CP

The Governor recalled how security was made one of the focal objectives of his administration since inception, saying that the development was designed as part of efforts to build a solid foundation for the growth of Lagos economy and welfare of the people.

Lagos govt plans 500 houses for Ikota estate

The Lagos State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a developer for the redevelopment of the Ikota Housing Estate.

Four men arraigned for allegedly stealing N1.4m phones at computer village

Four men; Richard Ekpong, Albert Oguda, Abiodun Lawal and Idris Ibrahim, who allegedly broke into a shop at Computer Village, Ikeja, and stole phones worth N1.4million, were on Thursday hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Uber driver rescued from jumping into Lagoon over N90,000 debt

An Uber driver, identified as Hammed Olojo, 31, was on Sunday afternoon rescued by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, on patrol of Third Mainland Bridge from jumping into the Lagoon.

No expatriate kidnapped by Badoo members in Lagos – CP

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, on Wednesday debunked reports making the rounds about the alleged kidnap of an expatriate in Ikorodu area of Lagos state.

Owoseni insists he’s still Lagos police chief

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Fatai Owoseni, has said news of appointment of a new police commissioner for the state was shocking to him.

‎Evans will change his plea to not guilty – Lawyer

Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike’s lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, has said the police coerced his client to plead guilty to the kidnapping charges before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Wednesday.

Court remands man who stabbed tea seller over N200

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday differed the sentencing of a man, Haruna Umar, until Sept. 11 after he pleaded guilty to stabbing a man over a cup of beverage worth N200.

Four men arraigned for stealing cashew nuts

Four men were on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 356 bags of cashew nuts worth N25 million from a businessman, Tajudeen Salimon.

Notorious kingpin Evans pleads guilty to kidnap charges

The notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, alias Evans, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the kidnapping charges preferred against him.

Lagos gets new police commissioner

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed, Imohimi Edgar, as the new Commissioner of Police in-charge-of the Lagos State Command, following Edgar’s recent promotion to by the Police Service Commission.

Baale’s bail application denied, to remain in jail with wife

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday dismissed an application filed by the deposed Baale of Shangisha, Mutiu Ogundare, seeking to vary his bail conditions.

TCN wheeled out 72,261.7 mw of electricity in four weeks – official

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday said it wheeled out 72,261.7 megawatts of electricity in the first four weeks of August.

Customs seizes 1,237 bags of expired foreign rice

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday said that it has seized 1,237 bags of expired foreign parboiled rice in Lagos.

On Lagos and accelerating development across Nigeria

I am sharing my thoughts in this article, not necessarily as the governor of Lagos State but as a Nigerian; a Nigerian who wants to see progress and sustainable growth in our country.

Green card scam: Court rejects application to soften American’s bail condition

An Ikeja High Court on Monday rejected an application to vary the bail conditions brought by Marco Ramirez, an American, accused of defrauding three Nigerians of $565,000 (N204.2 m) in a green card scam.

40-year-old nabbed for allegedly defiling 3-year-old girl in Lagos

A 40-year-old man, Kehinde Gabriel, has been arraigned before a Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Ikeja for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl in Onaosa, in the Ibeju-Lekki area of the state.

RRS arrests four suspected fraudsters

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four members of two fraud syndicates operating in Ikeja, Maryland, Ojodu-Berger, Agege and Oshodi parts of the metropolis.

Eid-il-Kabir: Osun announces free train from Lagos to Osogbo

The Government of Osun State has declared a free train ride from Lagos to Osogbo for citizens returning home for the 2017 eid-il-kabir celebrations.

Seadogs take Lassa fever campaign to Lagos streets

The organisation distributed leaflets to members of the public and staged Health talks with market men and women on the importance of self hygiene and making sure their house are rodents free as these are the carriers of the dreaded virus.

Man in court over stealing of 16,600 litres of diesel

A 26-year-old man, Oluwafemi Ogunkunle, was on Friday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 15,600 litres of diesel.

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SpaceX launched its third crew of astronauts to the International Space Station early Friday morning, reusing a Crew Dragon space capsule to fly humans for the first time. The mission, dubbed Crew-2, is the latest flight under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, and will add four more astronauts to the orbital space station.

SpaceX launches its third astronaut crew, the first on a used Crew Dragon capsule

SpaceX launched its third crew of astronauts to the International Space Station early Friday morning, reusing a Crew Dragon space capsule to fly humans for the first time. The mission, dubbed Crew-2, is the latest flight under NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, and will add four more astronauts to the orbital space station.

Official: Why inmates of Kano prison rioted

The Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) has clarified why there was violent protest among inmates of Kurmawa Custodial facility in Kano metropolis on Thursday evening.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi said he is very proud of his compatriot Kelechi Iheanacho’s scoring feat after he grabbed a goal in their 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Wilfred Ndidi: Kelechi Iheanacho can’t stop scoring after latest heroics vs West Brom

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi said he is "very proud" of his compatriot Kelechi Iheanacho’s scoring feat after he grabbed a goal in their 3-0 win over West Bromwich Albion.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House rejects bill seeking to reduce cases in Supreme Court

The House of Representatives yesterday voted out a bill seeking to limit the category of litigations that can be appealed at the Supreme Court.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hit back at speculation he’s demanded in excess of £180,000-a-week to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

Carlton Cole urges West Ham to move for Tammy Abraham

Carlton Cole has urged West Ham to move for unhappy Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham.

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The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has advised the Federal Government to always consider its economic policy choices, before taking decision, in order to FastTrack economic growth, its recently launched 2021 Economic Outlook has said.

NESG: Nigeria’s business environment over-regulated

Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG) has described the business space in Nigeria as over-regulated, and urged the federal government to navigate the economy from the current doldrums.

Car crash claims two lives on Ijebu Ode-Benin highway

Two persons were confirmed dead while one other sustained various degrees of injuries in a road crash that occurred on Monday on the Ijebu Ode-Benin expressway.
Several fleeing inmates freed by gunmen at the Owerri Custodial Centre have voluntarily returned.

Imo jailbreak: Police nab nine escapees in Ghana

After successfully arriving Ghana on a boat through the dangerous waters of the River Volta in Ada, not less than nine suspected Nigerian jail breakers met their waterloo in a Ghanaian motor park on Sunday.
Achraf Hakimi has expressed his willingness to continue his stay with Serie A side Inter Milan for a very ‘long time’.

Achraf Hakimi hopes to stay at Inter Milan ‘for a long time’

Achraf Hakimi has expressed his willingness to continue his stay with Serie A side Inter Milan for a very ‘long time’.
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

N60 billion mint: APC governors disown Godwin Obaseki

The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) yesterday debunked claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State that the federal government printed between N50 billion – N60 billion to bridge the shortfall in the distribution of federation revenues to the three tiers of government in March 2021, saying that the claims did not reflect the true position of things.