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Ford assembly plant unveiled in Lagos, to produce 20,000 vehicles yearly

Coscharis Group has unveiled its Ford assembly plant in Lekki area of Lagos. It has the capacity to produce 10,000 to 20,000 cars yearly.

Court remands two men for allegedly stabbing woman to death

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has ordered the remand of two men; Nduka Okafor and James Aikhionbare in prison custody for allegedly stabbing a woman to death.

Nigerian Navy to investigate alleged brutality of civilian by rating

The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday said it would investigate the alleged brutalisation of a civilian by a rating, which went viral on social media.

President Buhari hosts young supporters in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted three of his young admirers in his office at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Nigerian pop music: in the shadow of Fela Kuti

Fela Kuti was known as “the King of Afrobeat”. Krizbeatz calls himself “the King of AfroDance”, the Nigerian music that has got millions dancing across Africa and the world.

VP Yemi Osinbajo, others to attend UNILAG Alumni Awards

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will be among dignitaries expected at the University of Lagos 2017 distinguished alumni awards ceremony to celebrate the university at 55.

Police invite Davido, others over friend’s controversial death

The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigations to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Tagbo, a friend of the hip hop musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido.

Emerging low voter turnout at polls worries INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed concern over decreasing rate of voter turnout in recent elections in the country.

Uber drivers arrested for allegedly robbing female clients at night

The Lagos State police command has arrested two Uber drivers who specialised in robbing women of their valuables at gunpoint.

Bye-election: Lagos official blames voter apathy on free movement

The Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Anofiu Elegushi, has attributed the low turnout of voters in the Eti-Osa bye-election to lack of movement restriction.

Housemaid bags 13 years imprisonment for stealing employer’s $5,000

The Lagos State Magistrate’s Court in Igbosere has sentenced a housemaid, Anna Payaro, to 13 years imprisonment for burglary and theft of her employer’s $5,000.

Lagos businessman losses N360m to fraudsters

A Lagos-based businessman, Austine Ugochukwu Albert, has lost the sum of N360m to fraudsters in Lagos when he wanted to purchase foreign currency at the bureau de change.

EFCC declares don wanted for alleged N34million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared an adjunct professor wanted for defrauding unsuspecting victims of N34 million.

Shoreline Energy signs $300m gas deal with Shell

Nigerian energy company Shoreline has signed a $300 million agreement with the local unit of Shell to develop gas infrastructure around the commercial capital, Lagos, both companies said on Monday.

Church donates school materials to 20,000 children

Sam Adeyemi, senior pastor at Daystar Christian Centre Lagos, says the value of any church is measured by its impact on the society where it exists.

Man remanded in prison for murder of Lagos high chief’s son

A 29-year-old, Adekunle Lawal, who allegedly gunned down a man, Yusuf Elegushi, a prince of the Elegushi royal family in Lagos, was on Friday remanded in Ikoyi Prison on the orders of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Gov. Ambode restates commitment to residents’ welfare

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says the welfare and well being of residents, irrespective of their location within the state, remains the utmost concern of his administration.

On Lagos and accelerating development across Nigeria

I am sharing my thoughts in this article, not necessarily as the governor of Lagos State but as a Nigerian; a Nigerian who wants to see progress and sustainable growth in our country.

Seadogs take Lassa fever campaign to Lagos streets

The organisation distributed leaflets to members of the public and staged Health talks with market men and women on the importance of self hygiene and making sure their house are rodents free as these are the carriers of the dreaded virus.

Minister commends Nigerian entrepreneurs abroad

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has eulogised the dynamic ways Nigerian entrepreneurs abroad impact positively on their host countries.

Eko DISCO disconnects consumers over meter bypass

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) meter monitoring team on Wednesday disconnected two consumers in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos over the alleged bypassing of the company’s prepaid meters.

Dangote to engage Nigerian vendors in building refinery

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, on Monday, said the management of Dangote refinery had agreed to select competent Nigerian vendors that would participate in the construction of the plant from the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Joint Qualification System.

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The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.

Nigerian Army seeks media support to end insurgency

The Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Faruk Yahaya, has called on the media to support the ongoing operation to rout Boko Haram terrorists out of the country.
Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has reacted to the new the killing of six children and a woman in some herders’ settlements in the Kaura and Lere Local Government Areas of the State.

Kaduna governor appoints as new Emir for Kauru

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru.

Soldiers destroy illegal refinery in Rivers

Soldiers of the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area of Abia State, have reportedly destroyed an illegal oil refinery located in Odogba community in Rivers State.
The president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, says Senator Chris Ngige, minister of labour, has lost “touch with medicine”.

Nigerian doctors suspend strike

The President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi who spoke to newsmen on telephone said the association had resolved to resume work following positive consideration of the agreement reached with the federal government at their meeting on Friday.
Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Governor Lalong: Killing of miners an attempt to destabilize Plateau

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has criticised the killing of eight miners in an attack at a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area.

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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Sales representative fakes own kidnap over N900k debt to company

A 25-year-old sales representative of a famous pharmaceutical company in Edo state, Chikezie Precious, has been arrested by operatives of the anti-kidnapping and cybercrime unit of the Edo State Police Command, for allegedly faking own kidnap.

Iraqi protesters block entrance to oil refinery, cause fuel shortage

Dozens of Iraqi protesters blocked the entrance to the Nassiriya oil refinery in southern Iraq for the fifth day in a row, a refinery source and a Reuters witness said.

Groups donate N20 million oxygen facilities to Jigawa

GlaxoSmith Kline (GSK), in collaboration with Save the Children, has donated N20 million worth of Medical Oxygen facilities to Rasheed Shekoni Specialist Hospital, Jigawa State.
Police in Cameroon have arrested nine people on suspicion of homosexuality, most of them at an HIV-AIDS care centre, an LGBT rights lawyer said on Thursday.

U.K. to open first LGBT+ retirement home as market grows

Britain’s first LGBT+ retirement home is set to open in mid-2021, the housing association behind the London riverside apartments said, highlighting a growing market of older people who do not want to be forced back in the closet.
The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested three criminal suspects allegedly involved in attempted murder, armed robbery and receiving of stolen property in the state.

Police arrest three, recover stolen household items in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested three criminal suspects allegedly involved in attempted murder, armed robbery and receiving of stolen property in the state.