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Lagos City Marathon: LASTMA deploys 350 officers for hitch-free exercise

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) says no fewer than 350 officers have been deployed and mobilised for the Access Bank-Lagos City Marathon billed for Saturday.
Major roads and highways in Lagos State were deserted by okada and tricycle riders on Saturday as the ban on them from plying certain routes in the metropolis takes effect.

Commuters stranded as Okada, Keke riders desert Lagos roads

Major roads and highways in Lagos State were deserted by okada and tricycle riders on Saturday as the ban on them from plying certain routes in the metropolis takes effect.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Soldiers clean up Ojuelegba axis of Lagos

The Nigerian Army on Saturday deployed no fewer than 300 personnel to the Ojuelegba axis of Lagos for a clean-up to mark the 2019 Corps Commander Ordinance Annual Conference.
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SoulTrain: Wizkid wins songwriting award for ‘Brown Skin Girl’

Afropop superstar Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has won SoulTrain’s Ashford and Simpson Songwriters’ award.

Gaza crisis: UN, others showing double standard

A group, the Muslim Awareness International (MAI), has accused the United Nations (UN), America and some Arab leaders of double standard in handling the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Official: Third Mainland Bridge is safe

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Tuesday said that contrary to misleading media reports, “the Eko Bridge is open and not closed.’’
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

Five rescued at another building collapse in Lagos

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), during overnight operation on Thursday, rescued five victims in another collapse building in Ojuelegba area of Surulere.

Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

Another two-storey building collapsed at Ojuelegba area of Lagos on Thursday evening, 12 days after the collapse of a three-storey building at Magodo Phase 1 in the state.
The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.

Popular Lagos bus stop relocated over railway construction

The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.
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Court officials raid Bet9ja over ‘name, seal infringement’

Sheriffs of the Federal High Court, Lagos on Thursday raided a Lagos office of online bookmaker Bet9ja and recovered a seal suspected of infringing the copyright of Lotto9ja Ltd, owned by rival bookmaker, Western Lotto Nigeria Ltd.

Four men arrested for ‘one-chance robbery’

A four-man robbery gang operating from Ojuelegba in Surulere to Ketu in Lagos Mainland has been busted by the operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
Police made good their vow to prevent a planned march today by #RevolutionNow protesters in the country.As early as 7am, armed policemen, backed by soldiers blocked the National Stadium, Surulere in Lagos, where the march was expected to take off.

#RevolutionNow: Police disrupt protests in Lagos, Abuja, other

Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
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Wizkid announces another collaboration with Drake

Wizkid, Nigerian Afro-pop star, has informed fans and music lovers to be expecting a new song with Drake, US popular singer, during his 5-province tour of Canada.
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President Buhari’s visit: Free flow of traffic on Lagos roads

The usual early morning traffic jam on major roads in Lagos was on Saturday absent as motorists and commuters moved freely from one part of the state to another.

LASTMA deploys 1,000 personnel for President Buhari’s campaign

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority says it has deployed 1,000 personnel to monitor traffic during the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday in Lagos.

Fans celebrate World Wizkid’s Day on Twitter

Thousands of fans have taken to Twitter to list Wizkid’s achievements under the hashtag #WorldWizkidDay.
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Wizkid: I begged Duncan Mighty for ‘Fake Love’ collaboration

Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun says he begged Duncan Mighty to collaborate with him on ‘Fake Love’.

Yuletide: Commuters lament high transport fares in Lagos

A cross section of commuters in Lagos State are angry over high transport fares, blaming drivers for not being considerate as the yuletide draws near.

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Expert wants appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.

Thai court says anti-abortion laws unconstitutional

Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.