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Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Lagos biosafety laboratory begins operation

In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.
Lobi Stars defender Ebube Duru says his team’s new find form is down to hard work and determination to succeed.

NPFL: Lobi Stars back on top after pipping Nasarawa United

Lobi Stars opened a two points lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after beating strugglers Nasarawa United 2-1 in a highly entertaining derby at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi on Sunday.

2020 UTME: JAMB registers 700,000 candidates in 2 weeks

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says 700,000 candidates have so far been registered for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) nationwide in two weeks.
Two persons were reportedly feared dead in a multiple pipeline explosion that blazed through Abule-Egba axis in Lagos. 5

Economy bleeds over $42 billion revenue loss to attacks on pipelines

The constant attacks on critical national assets, especially petroleum product pipelines appears to have defied all solutions, posing a national security threat capable of bringing the nation’s economy to its kneel with a $41.94 billion loss in 10 years.
rice importation

Rice: Stakeholders call for extension of border closure, ABP

There were fears last August when the Federal Government announced the closure of borders in a bid to stem the influx of light arms, food products, including rice and poultry.
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.

Tanko Yakasai: Igbos must work hard to get power in 2023

The South-East must work hard and convince other parts of the country to accept its candidate for the presidency come 2023, Elder Statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has said.
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, Governor Sanwo-Olu laud Airtel’s CSR initiative

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has commended Airtel Nigeria for assisting the underprivileged members of society through its corporate social responsibility initiative.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NPA to divert vessels to eastern ports to reduce congestion at Lagos terminals

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

National Hospital records high patronage on knee, hip replacement surgeries

The National Hospital says it has been recording high patronage on knee and hip replacement surgeries since 2015.
Makoko shanty town, Lagos lagoon, Nigeria

Lagos waterfront evictions highlight Nigeria oil, land squabbles

But the bustling waterfront slums of Lagos are now quiet after the navy evicted tens of thousands of residents from their homes in recent weeks.

FAAN speaks on bush fire incident around Lagos airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says a bush fire incident has been reported around the RESA of 36L, Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
International Press Centre IPC

Stakeholders call for robust media freedom

Media practitioners and civil society groups on Saturday called for a robust and free press as well as protection for journalists as enshrined in the constitution.
The Lagos State Government has revealed that it has an integrated plan that will promote the correctional system in the state, while reinstating its commitment to ensuring children living in correctional homes across the State receive adequate care.

What Lagos is set to do on correctional homes – official

The Lagos State Government has revealed that it has an integrated plan that will promote the correctional system in the state, while reinstating its commitment to ensuring children living in correctional homes across the State receive adequate care.

Beware of excessive, unprescribed use of sex stimulants – experts

Some experts have cautioned against excessive and sometimes unprescribed use of sex stimulant in view of its health implications.

Bank rewards customers, harps on youth empowerment

Fidelity Bank Plc on Saturday said there was need for youth empowerment to curb crime and unemployment in the country.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos government to reward 20 best teachers with vehicles

Twenty outstanding teachers in public schools in Lagos State will be acknowledged and rewarded with brand new vehicle each as part of efforts to motivate teachers in the state.

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Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

The Gambian government on Sunday launched a crackdown on a weeks-old movement demanding the departure of President Adama Barrow, following violent demonstrations in which medical officials say three protesters were killed.

Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.