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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says it will inaugurate additional two youth-friendly centres in Lagos State to enhance sexual and reproductive health information and services for youths.
Lagos authorities on Wednesday shut down a section of the Ketu-Mile 12 road for 20 days for reconstruction.
CSP Catherine Ugorji of the Nigerian police and serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has been selected by the UN as one of two runners-up for the prestigious UN Woman Police Officer of the Year award for 2020.
The Presidency expressed concern last night when informed that policemen have still not returned to the streets despite violence engulfing most of the cities in the country.
Babatunde Gbadamosi emerged candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State chapter, for the Lagos East senatoral district, on Saturday after defeating three other candidates.
The defendants, Goldie Goldie, 25, Chinonso Chukwuonye, 33 and Kelechi Udoeze, 25 whose addresses were not provided, are each facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and membership of an unlawful society.
Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Acting Managing Director, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), said the authority arrested 13 cart pushers and seized 29 carts for violating environmental laws of the state.
A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
The Kwara State government led by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak has confirmed the discharge of no fewer than 42 patients who have recovered from the dreaded COVID-19 disease.
The Lagos State government has decided to shut down isolation centres in Eti Osa and Agidingbi, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced on Saturday, August 1, 2020.
The duo, Pius Ochang and Demola Ayoade are accused of stealing bottles of mayonnaise, tomato ketchup and barbeque source worth N32,000.
Amid heavy rainfall on Wednesday, at least two yet to be identified teenagers, a male and a female, were reportedly recovered dead in a storey building which collapsed at number 46 Gafari Balogun Street, Ogudu area of Lagos State.
The Lagos House of Assembly on Thursday asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to account for expenses incurred from donations received in support of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Enyimba FC of Aba will on Sunday host Rahimo of Burkina Faso in the second leg of the preliminary round of the 2020/21 CAF Champions league.
Two persons were feared killed on Thursday, just while about 10 passengers of a commercial bus were reportedly kidnapped by gunmen in Edo state.
The urge to gain recognition and possibly advance rapidly within the hierarchy of the outlawed group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, was responsible for the bombing of the Christian Universal Church Incorporated, CUCI, in Port Harcourt. The attackers said they had no intention to kill.
The Argentine tried to force his way out of the Camp Nou on a free transfer, but the Catalans dug in and held onto their captain, despite their dire financial situation.
Ghanaians will go to the polls on Monday in a heated contest that will revive old rivalries between incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor John Mahama.
The Forum of Department of State Security Retired Directors, FORD, yesterday paid a solidarity visit to the Director General of the agency, Alhaji Yusuf Magaji Bichi, and lauded his leadership and commitment to welfare of officers of the service. Led by the duo of Chief J.O. Obuseh and Barrister Peter Egure, singled out Alhaji Bichi for praise, saying since his assumption of office, the moral of staff has continued to be on the upward swing.
A Kano State Environmental Mobile Court has ordered the management of Singer Commodity Market in the Kano metropolis to pay N2 million fine for violating the state’s environmental laws.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the State’s Anti-Corruption Strategy plan 2019-2023, to strengthen state institutions in their fight against corruption, spokesman to the governor, Mr Abba Anwar, said in a statement issued on Tuesday in Kano.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has denied media reports saying that the contractual agreement for the supply of 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft by the U.S, for which payment had been made, was in jeopardy due to bad runway at the 407 Air Combat Training Group (407 ACTG), Kainji, Niger.
Super Eagles forward Dennis Bonaventure is back in Club Brugge’s squad for their league game clash with Excel Mouscron on Saturday.