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Nigeria, US, Island of Jersey sign tripartite agreement on return of $318,460,329 Abacha loot

The Federal Government, the United States of America (USA) and the Island of Jersey on Monday signed a tripartite agreement on the return of $318,460,329 looted by late former military Head of State, General Sani Abacha.

AGF: Nigeria to recover fresh $321 million Sani Abacha loot

The Federal Government says it is set to recover a fresh $321 million stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha.
Some buildings inside popular Balogun market, located on Lagos Island are currently on fire.

Fire guts popular Balogun market in Lagos

Some buildings inside popular Balogun market, located on Lagos Island are currently on fire.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu begins redevelopment of Lagos Island

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began moves to redevelop the Lagos Island with the taking over of the over 100-year-old Jankara Market in order to give it a facelift and total revitalization.
The Lagos State Government has given two weeks ultimatum to some occupants of the old Jankara market site.

Lagos issues Jankara market traders two weeks ultimatum

The Lagos State Government has given two weeks ultimatum to some occupants of the old Jankara market site.

One dead, 12 injured in Lagos road accident

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it has rescued 12 victims of an accident that occurred at Ogudu area of Lagos, while one passenger died.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State has ordered Adeyemi Fashola, aka as Naira Marley, to appear on January 14, 2020 for arraignment for alleged car theft.

Court discharges case against Naira Marley, others

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court sitting, in Lagos Island, has discharged a car theft charge filed against hip hop artist, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, his two brothers and their cousin.
More than a thousand people attended a rally in Hong Kong on Sunday to urge people and governments abroad to support the city’s pro-democracy movement and oppose China’s ruling Communist Party.

Hong Kong protest shines pro-democracy movement

More than a thousand people attended a rally in Hong Kong on Sunday to urge people and governments abroad to support the city’s pro-democracy movement and oppose China’s ruling Communist Party.
A Nigerian deejay (DJ), Hammed Ademola Yekini (stage name- Dj Xzee) has lamented the lack of branding by a lot of young DJs in the country.

DJ Xzee: Nigerian DJs lack branding, equipment expensive

A Nigerian deejay (DJ), Hammed Ademola Yekini (stage name: Dj Xzee), has lamented the lack of branding by a lot of young DJs in the country.
It has been described as Australia's Galapagos Islands and has long been a refuge for some of the country's most endangered creatures. But devastating wildfires over recent days have undone decades of careful conservation work on Kangaroo Island and have threatened to wipe out some of the island's unique fauna altogether.

Wildfires threaten unique critters on Australian ‘Galapagos’

It has been described as Australia's Galapagos Islands and has long been a refuge for some of the country's most endangered creatures. But devastating wildfires over recent days have undone decades of careful conservation work on Kangaroo Island and have threatened to wipe out some of the island's unique fauna altogether.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

2020: Lagos governor assures unprecedented development

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday promised unprecedented development in the state as Lagosians ushered in 2020 as a New Year and Decade.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Senate invites NNPC, LNG over Brass project

The Senate on Tuesday invited the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Brass LNG to brief the Committee on Gas on the extent of implementation of the LNG project in Brass Island, Bayelsa State.

Equatorial Guinea, Vitol sign agreement to develop gas megahub

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea and Vitol have signed a Strategic partnership and Cooperation Agreement as part of the development of Equatorial Guinea’s Gas Megahub in Punta Europa.

Five hospitalised as building collapses in Lagos

Not fewer than five persons were hospitalised after a building collapsed in the Enu Owa area of Lagos Island on Monday. =
Indonesian police secure their headquarters in Medan, North Sumatra, on November 13, 2019, after a suspected suicide attack occurred during their morning roll call. – An explosion outside a police station in Indonesia may have been a suicide bombing, authorities and media reports said. (Photo by Rahmad SURYADI / AFP)

One dead, six injured in suicide bombing at police station

A suicide bomber blew himself up at a police station in Indonesia on Wednesday, killing himself and wounding six others, according to authorities who described the 24-year-old attacker as a “lone wolf”.

My wife denies me sex – husband tells court

A 39-year-old husband, Ibrahim Anifowoshe, on Friday told a Lagos Island Customary Court while seeking dissolution of his 12-year-old marriage that his wife denied him sex, disrespected and embarrassed him in the presence of his friends.
France’s Pacific island territory of New Caledonia said Tuesday it will hold a new independence referendum on September 6, following a first vote a year ago which saw separatists score much higher than expected.

France’s New Caledonia to hold independence vote in 2020

France’s Pacific island territory of New Caledonia said Tuesday it will hold a new independence referendum on September 6, following a first vote a year ago which saw separatists score much higher than expected. Tensions...

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Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
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Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.