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One of Nigeria’s first four Architecture graduates, Fola Alade, is dead.

1004 Estate’s designer Fola Alade passes on

One of Nigeria’s first four Architecture graduates, Fola Alade, is dead.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Nigerian government appoints Mikel Obi as youth ambassador

The Federal Government has appointed erstwhile Super Eagles Skipper, Mikel Obi, Youth Ambassador.
The Central Bank of Nigeria was granted permission to freeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners after linking the funds in their account to “suspected” terrorism activities.

#EndSARS: Three out of 99 bodies examined after were from Lekki – pathologist

John Obafunwa, consultant pathologist to the Lagos state government, says out of a total of 99 bodies examined for autopsy after the #EndSARS protests, three were from Lekki.
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Lagos council poll: APC unveils flag bearers

The All Progressives Congress in Lagos State on Friday unveiled its flag bearers for the July 24 local council election in the state.

Coronavirus stops Lagos from hosting African Athletics Championships

The 2021 edition of the African Athletics Championships will no longer be held in Lagos, Nigeria as earlier anticipated.
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Lagos council poll: Aggrieved aspirants petition APC over primaries

Some aggrieved aspirants and members of the All Progressives Congress on Sunday visited the State secretariat of the All Progressives Congress to express their displeasure over the local government primary elections held on Saturday.
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Lagos APC council primaries: Two feared dead as hoodlums attack returning officers

The Returning Officers for Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area, Mr Lateef Ibirogba and his counterpart at Somolu Local Government, Amida Abudu have been attacked in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Primaries for the Local Government election in Lagos state.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

One killed cultists, police clash in Kwara

A least one person suspected to be a cultist has been feared killed while others sustained serious injuries during the clash between them and men of the state police command yesterday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital.
The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, said the potentials embedded in sports have been highly underestimated in Nigeria.

Lagos assembly adopts report of c’ttee on 155 retrenched LNSC staff

Lagos State House of Assembly has adopted the report of the Committee on Information and Strategy over the retrenchment of 155 contract staff of Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps (LNSC) who served three-term of 25 years without payment of any benefit.
In a statement issued in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday, Kalkaba Malboum, President of the Confederation of African Athletics and Sunday Dare, minister of youth and sports development of Nigeria-Lagos was chosen to host the crème de la crème of African athletics in an event that will serve as the last qualifying event for African athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Lagos emerges as new host for African Athletics Championships

Nigeria is set to become the first country ever to host two consecutive editions of the African Senior Athletics Championship. This follows the confirmation of Lagos as host of the 22nd edition of the biennial continental Athletics meet.

PDP wins Oyo council election

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has declared Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of 32 out of the 33 councils in the local governments elections held in Oyo State on Saturday.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest ‘cultists’, ‘traffic robbers’ terrorizing Lagos

Police operatives attached to the Area D Command, Mushin, are currently investigating a 30-year-old member of Aiye confraternity Nwugo Oforuike.
The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, said the potentials embedded in sports have been highly underestimated in Nigeria.

Lagos Assembly lifts suspension on council chairman

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday lifted the suspension slammed on Tajudeen Ajide, the chairman of the Surulere local government council.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Coronavirus: Lagos receives another 57,000 vaccine doses

Lagos State has received another batch of AstraZeneca vaccine from the Federal government, the Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has disclosed.

PDP hails suspension of three council chairmen by Lagos Assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended Lagos House of Assembly (LAHA) over the suspension of three council chairmen in the state.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos government inaugurates school projects

Speaking at Akintan Junior Grammar School, Surulere, after inaugurating blocks of classrooms and other facilities in four public schools, the state Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, reiterated his commitment towards revitalising the education sector, providing conducive environment for teaching and learning across all schools within the state.
The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, said the potentials embedded in sports have been highly underestimated in Nigeria.

Lagos Assembly suspends three council chairmen for ‘disobedience’

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended three local government council chairmen over alleged disregard for the guidelines governing their activities.
The Governor who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat added that the present supply of fish and other seafood products in the State was insufficient to meet the fish and seafood demands of Lagosians hence the need to have a private sector driven aquaculture centre.

APC chieftain: Lagos deputy governor must resign as council election committee chair

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Chief Fouad Oki, has called on the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Femi Hamzat, to step down as the chairman of the APC Local Government Screening and Primary Elections Committee.
The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement issued, said the diversion was necessary to address the worsening state of the access road at the Independence Tunnel, Maryland.

Lagos government announces traffic diversion at Independence tunnel May 3

The Lagos State Government has announced that traffic from the Main Carriageway inbound Anthony will be diverted from Monday, May 3, 2021.
In another development, the Police operatives attached to Orile Division of the Command on Friday, at 9 am, accosted and arrested one Udu Augustine, male, 39, of No 15, Ishola Street, Magogo, Yaba-Lagos, at Orile Bus Stop.

Suspected armed robber, fake policeman arrested in Lagos

The Police operatives attached to Itire Division of Lagos State Police Command have arrested one Samuel Ayooluwa, male, 24, of no fixed address, at No 54, Olatilewa Street by Lawanson, Surulere, Lagos State.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Lagos: Police arrest protesting Uber, Bolt drivers

The police in Lagos have arrested some members of the Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), the umbrella body of e-hailing ride companies including Uber and Bolt, who had embarked on an industrial action over the services rendered by the platforms.
The commonwealth games Nigeria under the auspices of the Commonwealth Sport Foundation, will organise the Commonwealth Keep Fit Programme on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria to organise keep fit programme in Lagos

The commonwealth games Nigeria under the auspices of the Commonwealth Sport Foundation, will organise the Commonwealth Keep Fit Programme on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos.

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Former Big Brother Naija housemate and actress, Antoinette Lecky, better known as Anto Lecky, says that even if some days could be difficult, she had no regrets relocating to Nigeria from her base in the United States of America.

BBNaija’s Anto Lecky: No regrets relocating to Nigeria

Former Big Brother Naija housemate and actress, Antoinette Lecky, better known as Anto Lecky, says that even if some days could be difficult, she had no regrets relocating to Nigeria from her base in the United States of America.
One of Nigeria’s first four Architecture graduates, Fola Alade, is dead.

1004 Estate’s designer Fola Alade passes on

One of Nigeria’s first four Architecture graduates, Fola Alade, is dead.
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani gestures during celebrations to mark Afghan New Year (Newroz), in Kabul, Afghanistan March 21, 2021. REUTERS-Omar Sobhani-File Photo

Joe Biden to meet with Afghan president as violence surges

U.S. President Joe Biden will meet at the White House with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah on Friday to discuss U.S. troop withdrawal amid a surge in fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban across the country.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP brags about 2023 after victory in Kaduna bye-election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its victory in Saturday’s Kaduna bye-election despite the bragging, intimidation and rigging machinations of the Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led APC administration, is a further signal that the people of Kaduna state have since rejected Governor El-Rufai and his APC.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

NADECO: President Buhari’s ‘Fulanisation’ policy, disregard for constitution fueling secessionist agitations

The National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has said it has no option but to join those insisting that there should be no more elections under the 1999 constitution, while also demanding the return to the 1960 and 1963 Federal Constitutions which were in operation in the First Republic.

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Popular media personality, Denrele Edun, has opened up on how his sister, who is a teacher, was recently sacked from her work place after she was discovered to be related to him.

Denrele: Sometimes my sister denies knowing me

Media personality, Denrele Edun, has said his blood sister, sometimes, denies being related to him for reasons best known to her.
Gravediggers wearing protective suits carry a coffin as spotlights illuminate the graves during a night burial at Vila Formosa cemetery, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Sao Paulo, Brazil April 28, 2021. Picture taken April 28, 2021. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Brazil set to pass half a million coronavirus deaths

Brazil's death toll from COVID-19 is expected to pass 500,000 on Saturday as experts warn that the world's second-deadliest outbreak may worsen due to delayed vaccinations and the government's refusal to back social distancing measures.
Ruben Dias has urged his Portugal teammates to build on a strong start at Euro 2020 by beating Germany on Saturday in Munich to secure their last-16 ticket.

Euro 2020: Ruben Dias urges Portugal to end Germany curse

Ruben Dias has urged his Portugal teammates to build on a strong start at Euro 2020 by beating Germany on Saturday in Munich to secure their last-16 ticket.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Ogun: Female police officer gives birth to triplets

The Commissioner of Police in the State, Edward Ajogun, visited the family in Kemta area of Abeokuta metropolis on Wednesday in company of the executive members of Police Community Relations committee (PCRC).

Ex-Niger Delta militants threaten to sue Nigerian government over ‘benefits’

The amnesty programme was established in 2009 by the federal government during the tenure of the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and it was focused on the disarmament, demobilisation, and reintegration (DDR) of ex-militants in the Niger Delta.