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House help sent to prison for stealing employer’s jewelries

The police at the Maroko Division, Lekki, Lagos have arraigned a house help, Elisha Henry, 37 before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing his employer’s jewelries valued at N70,650,000.

2019: US expecting free, fair, credible election in Nigeria – envoy

The United States Consulate General Lagos, F. John Bray, has said that they are looking forward to a free, fair, credible, and non-violent election in Nigeria, in 2019.
African International Film Festival (AFRIFF)

Organizers unveil AFRIFF 2018 at star-studded ceremony

Organizers of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) officially unveiled its eighth edition with the theme, “The Many Faces of Woman” at a star-studded ceremony in Lagos.
Mike Ezuruonye

Mike Ezuruonye: Nollywood movies inch close to Oscar nomination

Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye, says that cinematography and story telling of Nigerian movies has vastly improved over the years and could earn international recognition in due course.

Federal government promises to end Apapa gridlock

The Federal Government has revealed that it has concluded plans to build Deep Seaports at Bonny in Rivers State, Warri in Delta State and Lekki, in Lagos State, to reduce the gridlock witnessed on Apapa Wharf road.

Two private guards arrested over attack on Innoson’s lawyer

The Police in Lagos have arrested two suspected members of a robbery gang that attacked Innoson Motor’s lawyer, Prof. McCarty Mbadugha, last Sunday, at Lekki phase 1, Lagos.
Innocent Chukwuma Innoson

Innoson Group alleges attempt on lawyer’s life

McCarthy Mbadugha was hospitalised after being brutalised at his residence in Lekki, a plush neighbourhood in the country’s commercial capital, Innoson said.
Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria advised to utilise forex reserves judiciously

As a result of interest rate normalisation in the United States and other advanced economies, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to ensure that it cautiously utilise Nigeria’s external reserves to guard against external shocks.

Federal government seeks increase of Nigeria’s AFREXIM Bank shares

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has said Nigeria is discussing the possibility of increasing its shareholding with AFREXIM Bank.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Udoma Udoma: Federal government releases N460 billion capital expenditure

The Federal Government says it has released N460 billion of the N2.1 trillion capital expenditure for 2018 budget implementation.

Marc Wabara emerges Olympic committee patron

Abia South Senatorial aspirant under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sir Marc Wabara, has been formally nominated amongst eight others for recognition as patrons by Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC).

ADP: We’ll free Lagosians from Asiwaju Tinubu, APC’s grip

The Lagos State chapter of the Action Democratic Party has reiterated its commitment to free Lagosians from the grip of the ruling All Progressives Congress and its National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Group: Why Governor Ambode deserves second term

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode deserves a second term in office because he has delivered the dividends of democracy in the state.

3,000 residents benefit from Lagos’ Rent-to-Own houses

No fewer than 3,000 residents have so far benefited from the Lagos State Government’s Rent-To-Own schemes, according to the Commissioner for Housing, Mr Gbolahan Lawal.

Eko DisCo spends N1.310 billion on power infrastructure upgrade

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has spent about N1.310 billion in various power project expansion, with intended additional supply of power meant to boost supply to residents of Oniru, Maroko and Lekki environs within its network.

Police arrest two dismissed military men, four others for robbery

The police in Lagos on Wednesday said they had intercepted a five-man robbery gang, including two dismissed military men and recovered goods worth N13.2million from the gang.
Asisat Oshoala addressing President Buhari and other top government officials in China

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala meets President Buhari in China

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has addressed the Nigerian delegation to China led by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Deforestation

NCF: Nigeria has lost 96 percent of its forest

Nigeria has lost 96 per cent of its forest due to deforestation, according to the Director-General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation, Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano.

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Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq: Kwara by-election result foretells brighter days ahead

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.

Buruji Kashamu replaces Adeleke Shittu as Ogun PDP governorship candidate

The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: Vote out governors against new national minimum

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.

NFF thanks Aiteo after Super Eagles’ AFCON qualification

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.

NAQS: Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.