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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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor visits explosion victims

The Lagos State Government will be meeting with the management of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to discuss on issues of compensation for victims of the January 19 pipeline fire in Abule Egba, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Saturday.
Coming under the umbrella of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN), Operation Amotekun is an initiative of the six governors in the southwest zone 5

Amotekun a child of necessity – Southwest speakers

Worried by the prevailing security situation in the country, the Speakers of the Six South-West States, under the auspices of Conference of Speakers of South West State Legislatures, have thrown their weight behind the Western Nigeria Security Network (Operation Amotekun), describing it as a supportive security mechanism targeted at curtailing threats and protecting lives and property of the people.
Alhaji Suleiman Umar, the National Programme Manager of Popular Farms Mills in Kano State says the company is targeting to process 1.5 million tonnes of Paddy Rice per annum in the country.

Technologists to fabricate rice dryer this year

The Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE) said it would embark on the fabrication of rice dryer, shea butter and castor oil seed processing machines this year.

Amotekun: Doyin Okupe hails VP Osinbajo’s intervention

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has written an open letter to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, over the controversial issues arising from the creation of Operation Amotekun.
Some 50,000 people were ordered to flee their homes north of Los Angeles on Thursday as a fast-moving wildfire driven by high winds erupted and raged out of control.

Midnight fire guts Lagos timber market

Residents and traders were thrown into panic on Saturday when fire gutted the Amu timber market in the Olorunshogo area of Mushin, Lagos State.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that State government has scaled up its emergency preparedness against emerging infectious diseases through implementation of policies on bio-security and bio-banking.

Why number of infectious diseases is increasing – Lagos commissioner

Prof. Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, says the increasing cases of zoonotic diseases being experienced is arising from the destruction of the environment.

Unemployed admits stealing 16 SIM cards, ATM cards

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded one unemployed Charles Eze in the Ikoyi Custodial Centre after he pleaded guilty to stealing 16 Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards and some Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Failure of centralised police to respond to distress calls led to Amotekun – Yoruba...

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said the failure of the centralised police to respond to numerous distress calls informed the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun.

Businessman docked for making noise at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly making noise in a police station.

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Michael Jordan pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

EFCC arraigns Senator Shehu Sani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani.
Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has laughed off reports of a bust-up with manager Jose Mourinho.

Tanguy Ndombele laughs off reports of rift with Jose Mourinho

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian Airforce destroys ISWAPs’ staging area at Gashigar in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) staging area at Gashigar in Borno, and neutralised several of the insurgents.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.

Nipsey Hussle wins two posthumous Grammys

The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.