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NANS seeks release of federal roads to Lagos, Ogun

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has appealed to the Federal Government to release three federal roads to the Lagos and Ogun States government for repair.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

NANS urges Ogun governor to demolish predecessor’s model schools

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun to carry out thorough assessment on all Model Schools built by his predecessors, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, advising him to pull down all the weak ones to prevent collapse of buildings and death of would-be students and staff in any of the schools.

Flood threatens residential estate in Ogun

Flood is currently threatening scores of residential and commercial properties located within Cityview Estate, Arepo area of Owode-Obafemi Local Government in Ogun State.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.

Lagos governor to approve jetty at UNILAG waterfront

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.

Police arraign man for N200,000 fraud

A 48-year-man, Johnson Gbaranbri, on Monday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly obtaining N200,000 by false pretence.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow).

Lagos governor declares emergency on roads, kicks off massive rehabilitation

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.

Woman docked for allegedly obtaining money on false pretence

A 53-year-old-woman, Blessing Madubuko, on Thursday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining money on false pretence.

Ohanaeze charges Ndigbo to unite for region’s progress

The factional arm of Igbo apex socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Lagos State chapter has called on its members and Ndigbo, in general, to unite to ensure the progress of the region by shunning actions that would make their demands unachievable, even as it boasted no crack exists in its wall.

Tanker drivers wants federal government to fix Ikorodu-Sagamu Road

The Petrol Tankers Drivers (PTD) in Ogun has renewed its calls on the Federal Government to urgently rehabilitate the Ikorodu-Sagamu Road, now in a deplorable state.

Mechanic docked over ‘N50, 000 fraud’

An auto mechanic, Friday Udeh, was on Thursday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding his client of N50,000.

We’ll ensure accountability in security spending – Reps committee

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Defence, Hon. Babajimi Benson (APC, Lagos), has said that his Committee would work to make sure that accountability and prudence in government spending in the area of security are upheld.
In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated.

Many federal roads in deplorable condition – survey

In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey has indicated.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

4,500 impounded ‘okadas’ awaiting governor’s directives – Lagos task force

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Lagos community signs deal with foreign investors on infrastructure

A partnership between local residents of Odo-Ogun community on the outskirt of Lagos and a team of Chinese investors may soon bring about infrastructural development and job creation in the rural community located along the Lagos-Ikorodu highway.
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Lagos governor’s wife flags off free surgeries for 150 residents

Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday flagged off free surgical intervention programme for residents of the State as part of activities to commemorate the 100 days in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration.

Three ‘clerics’ in police net for fraud, rape

Police in Ogun State have arrested three Islamic ‘clerics’ who specialized in swindling unsuspecting members of the public and raping their female victims.

Three men face trial for allegedly stealing plastic moulds valued N700, 000

Three men, Jacob Adeshina, Paul Essien and Joseph Adegbe, on Tuesday, appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing five plastic moulds worth N700,000 from a shop.
A fallen container from a truck has crushed two people to death and injured several others at Ikorodu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Fallen truck container crushes two to death in Lagos

A fallen container from a truck has crushed two people to death and injured several others at Ikorodu area of Lagos.

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Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, 26, was arraigned in a State High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Monday.

Lawyer’s absence stalls arraignment of Rivers ‘serial killer’

The absence of a legal representative for a notorious Rivers State serial killer, Gracious West, has stalled the arraignment proceedings at the State High Court in Port Harcourt.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo charges NDIC to invest in ICT, research

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday charged the management of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to invest massively in Information and Communication Technology and research for smarter regulatory duties as demanded in the 21st century.

Federal government says Abacha loot ploughed into uplifting poor Nigerians

Apparently responding to critics as to how the recovered loots especially the $322million from late Gen Sani Abacha was utilized, the federal government has cleared the air on the utilization of the sleaze.
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Akwa Ibom plans two rehab centres for 462 ex-militants

The Akwa Ibom state government has concluded plans to establish two rehabilitation centres for 462 repentant militants.
A handout picture released by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi on October 20, 2019, shows a pearl recovered from an archeological site in on Marawah Island. (Photo by – - Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism - AFP) -

World’s oldest pearl found in Abu Dhabi

An 8,000-year-old pearl that archaeologists say is the worlds oldest will be displayed in Abu Dhabi, according to authorities who said Sunday it is proof the objects have been traded since Neolithic times.