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Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway: Commuters lament over Ikeja-Along axis gridlock

Commuters and motorists plying the Ikeja Along axis on Lagos – Abeokuta Expressway have called on the Lagos State Government to intensify efforts toward decongesting constant gridlock on the road.

Woman appears in court for punching friend over N600 loan

A 35-year-old trader, Iyabode Kolapo, who allegedly punched her friend in the face for demanding back the N600 she loaned her, on Friday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Building collapse: NAPPS urges proprietors to build schools themselves

The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.
The Lagos State Government has set up a five-man panel following the three-storey building collapse at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island.

Lagos government sets up five-man panel to investigate building collapse

The Lagos State Government has set up a five-man panel following the three-storey building collapse at Ita Faji area of Lagos Island.

Aluminum fabricator sentenced to death for attempted murder, armed robbery

A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Monday sentenced an aluminum fabricator, Akeem Lawal, to death by hanging for attempted murder and armed robbery.

Suspected cultist, thief arraigned in Lagos

A 27-year-old suspected cultist, Moses Ikuologbon, who allegedly stole an Infinix phone worth N30,000, on Monday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Motorist in court for allegedly dousing man in petrol, causing hurt

A 48-year-old motorist, Sanni Bashorun, who allegedly doused a man with petrol inflicting injuries on him, on Monday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
The Lagos State Government intensified its demolition of distressed buildings on Lagos Island with 13 structures pulled down in the last three days.

Lagos demolishes 13 distressed buildings on Lagos Island in three days

The Lagos State Government intensified its demolition of distressed buildings on Lagos Island with 13 structures pulled down in the last three days.

Lagos: Failure to demolish defective structures ‘ll lead to forfeiture

The Lagos State Government has advised house owners and developers whose structures have been marked for demolition to remove them forthwith failing which they risk the forfeiture of the properties.

Lagos demolishes more weak buildings

Barely 24 hours after pull ing down four defective buildings, Lagos State government, yesterday, demolished another three buildings that posed threat to lives and property.
Olusegun Runsewe

NCAC chief Segun Runsewe applauds upbeats in culture, tourism

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Otunba Segun Runsewe, has expressed immense joy with culture and tourism activities in Nigeria last year, promising to embark on culture evangelism tour of the 36 states of the federation very soon.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Three die in Ibadan building collapse

In less than three days after the collapse of a four-storey building in Lagos with some casualties, three people have been confirmed dead in a similar incident in Ibadan.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Lagos confirms 20 killed in collapsed school building, 45 rescued

After search and rescue activities ended yesterday at the site of the collapsed building in Ita-Faji, Lagos Island, the Lagos state government has officially stated that 20 people died from the tragic incident.
Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode orders investigation into collapsed Lagos school building

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor, on Wednesday ordered a full scale investigation into the collapse of a three-storey building in Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Pupils, pregnant woman die in collapsed building in Lagos

A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.
Rescue efforts continued into the night at Itafaji, Lagos Island, where a three-storey building collapsed Wednesday morning.

Lagos building collapse: Rescue efforts continue as death toll rises

Rescue efforts continued into the night at Itafaji, Lagos Island, where a three-storey building collapsed Wednesday morning.
Babajide Sanwo-olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu condoles with victims of Lagos collapsed building

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the families of the victims of the collapsed three-storey building on 14 Massey Street, Lagos Island, which housed a primary school, today.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Lagos building collapse: President Buhari sympathises with families of victims

President Muhammadu Buhari is extremely saddened by the collapse of a building housing a school in Itafaaji area of Lagos, which left fatalities, particularly of small children, a statement by Presidential Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, said on Wednesday.

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Federal government, IFAD hail value chain implementation in Niger

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.

World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
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Congo faces largest outbreak of Ebola

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