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Femi Gbajabiamila

Katsina IDPs: Government won’t abandon you – Speaker Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Katsina State that the Federal Government would not abandon them.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

LASG: Only 700,000 out of 22 million Lagosians are active tax payers

Lagos state government has disclosed that only 700,000 out of the 4.8million Lagosians registered as taxpayers are active taxpayers out of a population of about 22million people.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Xenophobia: 5000 forced out of job by Lagos mall looters – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, visited the scene of the reprisal attack against xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, saying that over 5000 staff of the malls looted by hoodlums have been forced out of job.
President Ramaphosa has prioritised land redistribution as he seeks to win public support ahead of election next year [Themba Hadebe-AP]

Xenophobia: President Buhari’s envoy meets South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa today

President Muhammadu Buhari’s special envoy, the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Abubakar, has arrived in Johannesburg and is expected to meet President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa.

Xenophobia: Police arraign 83 over Shoprite’s attack, looting

The Lagos State Police Command on Thursday arraigned 83 persons who allegedly participated in the attack and looting of South African-owned mall, Shoprite, in protest against continued killings of Nigerians in South Africa.

Man docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N1.9m property

A 40-year-old man, Ope Tomori, who allegedly stole his employer’s property worth N1.9 million, was on Thursday brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Woman in court for allegedly swindling fiancé’ of N3 million

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 29-year-old woman, Patience, who allegedly swindled her fiance’ of N3 million in a Surulere Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos State.

Government shuts cooking gas plants over ‘safety defaults’

Three cooking gas plants at Ijede in Ikorodu Local Government Area in Lagos State have been sealed off for allegedly operating illegally.

Housemaid steals N1.6 million just six hours on the job

A 26-year-old housemaid, Franker Amaha, has been arrested by operatives of Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, for stealing the sum of N1.6 million in foreign currencies from her employer, six hours after she was employed.

Female pupils develop app to solve traffic gridlock

Four female pupils have developed a solution to address obstructive parking in the country.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government to educate over 170,000 almajiris, hawkers – agency

Oyo State Government has expressed its readiness to put into use the World Bank assisted Better Education Service Delivery for All, BESDA, take-off grant, towards educating about 170, 536 out-of-school children in 23 local government areas and ensure their retention in schools.

Police arrest woman who locked orphan in dog cage

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.
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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.

Onitsha set to host first international marathon

The wave of marathon races in Nigeria has blown to the South-eastern part of the country where Onitsha is set to host the first international marathon in that region.
Detectives from the Gender Unit of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 24-year-old woman who allegedly tortured a 10-year-old orphan in her care and locked him inside a dog kennel in Surulere area of Lago State.

Woman arrested for torturing, locking orphan in dog kennel

Detectives from the Gender Unit of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 24-year-old woman who allegedly tortured a 10-year-old orphan in her care and locked him inside a dog kennel in Surulere area of Lagos State.

Police arrest woman for locking orphan in kennel

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman for allegedly flogging and locking a 10-year-old orphan in a kennel.

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).

Driver ‘kills’ tricycle rider for bashing car in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has launched a manhunt for a yet-to-be-identified driver, who allegedly killed a tricycle rider, Bassey Aniete, in the Shitta area of Surulere.

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Ousted emir emerges Zamfara PDP deputy chairman

Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Seyi Makinde

Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google to unveils new Pixel phone October 15

Google on Monday sent out invitations to an October 15 event starring “things Made by Google,” with a new Pixel smartphone expected in the line-up.

Reps: 1,723 contractors received N70 billion without mobilising to site

The House of Representatives ad hoc committee on abandoned Projects in Niger Delta has discovered that a total of 1,723 contractors had collected a total of N70.495 billion without mobilising to the site.

Gary Neville brands Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a ‘disgrace’

Gary Neville has branded Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola a disgrace and urged his former club to no longer negotiate with the Italian.