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Boat mishap: Lagos government recovers remaining two missing bodies

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Thursday said the bodies of the remaining two victims of the Tuesday boat mishap had been recovered.

Three die in Lagos boat mishap, two missing

The Lagos State Waterways Authority says three people have been confirmed dead while two others are still missing in a boat accident that occurred at Irewe community in Ojo, near Lagos late on Tuesday.

Lagos hikes price of LAKE Rice, begins sale for Eid-el-Kabir

The Lagos State Government has begun the sale of its popular brand of rice, LAKE Rice, in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration, but at an increased prices.
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Lagos assembly panel to screen commissioner nominees, others

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday constituted a 16-man ad-hoc committee to screen Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s nominees for the state Exco.

Police nab two fake spiritualists

Niger State Police Command has nabbed two fake spiritualists, who specialised in defrauding people.

65-year old man remanded for allegedly raping 14-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday remanded a 65-year-old security guard, Alilu Abubakar, in Kirikiri prison for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.
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How my father was killed by police sergeant – Son tells court

A prosecution witness, Afeez Bello, on Monday narrated how his father was killed by stray bullet, allegedly fired by a policeman, Emmanuel Uyanweke,

Nigerian Navy warns operatives to shun drugs, embrace regular exercise

The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Saturday warned its personnel to stay away from drugs in order to perform their assigned tasks optimally.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu is a proactive governor – lawmaker

The Lagos State House of Assembly lawmaker representing Ojo Constituency II, Akande Victor, has described Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu as a proactive leader willing to make a difference.

Chinese firm sealed for alleged forgery, trademark counterfeiting

The Importers Association of Nigeria Special Taskforce has sealed off a Chinese firm, Aokete Lighting Electronics Industries Ltd., for alleged forgery and trademark counterfeiting.

Trader shot dead during robbery in Lagos

A trader, Binaebilayefa Dawudu, was short dead by c during a robbery operation on Saturday in Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.

Governor Ambode set to inaugurate projects till May 26

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is set to inaugurate multiple projects embarked on and completed by his administration in the last four years.

Police arrest ex-convicts for allegedly robbing lady

The police Rapid Response Squad in Lagos have arrested three robbery suspects in the Lekki area of the state for allegedly dispossessing a 25-year-old of her valuables.

Cleric tasks Nigerians to live selflessly

A Catholic cleric, Rev. Fr. Ken Chukwuka, on Sunday urged Nigerians to imbibe selfless living for a better society.
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Lagos government warns residents on poisonous ponmo in market

The Lagos State Government has warned residents of the state against buying ponmo (cow skin), being sold in some markets in the state.
Ponmo

Poison ponmo seized in Lagos as authorities arrest three

The Lagos state government has confiscated a large amount of poisonous cow-skin and arrested three persons connected with the sale of toxic cow-skin popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ in Ojo and Iba local government and local council development areas of the State.
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Lawmaker: Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu must fulfil his promises to Badagry division

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, has urged the state Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to fulfil promises made to the Badagry division during electioneering.

Candidates forced to abandon WASSCE for UTME

Some candidates writing the ongoing 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for schools were not able to sit for their examination on Thursday because it clashed with the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which started the same day with three sessions scheduled daily.

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How NGO curbs depression, violence through training

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Poultry farmers lament high cost of feeds in Plateau

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Death toll rises to nine in Benue attacks

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