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Wife of Lagos State Governor, Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu at the weekend made history as the first governor’s wife to complete a 10 km race in Nigeria.

Lagos governor’s wife makes history runs 10km race

Wife of Lagos State Governor Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu at the weekend made history as the first governor’s wife to complete a 10 km race in Nigeria.

Man stabs ‘prostitute’ to death in Lagos

In a bizarre manner, a man has stabbed a commercial sex worker to death at Edo Inn Hotel in Surulere area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Businessman arraigned over alleged N10.2 million fraud

A businessman, Victor Ogunjobi, 53, who allegedly obtained N10.2 million under false pretences, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on a three-count charge.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Sports ministry budgets N279 million for Abuja, Lagos stadiums

If the 2020 budgetary allocation is properly implemented, there are strong indications of possible return of sporting activities at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos and the Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja, as the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has set aside a staggering N279 million for the maintenance and upgrade of the facilities at the two edifices in next year’s annual budget.

Repair: LASTMA announces partial closure of Apongbon road

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has announced partial closure of some sections of Apongbon Road inward Eko Bridge from Thursday.

Church protocol officer arrested for blackmailing girls with nude photos

A church protocol officer in the habit of luring church girls to hotels and taking their nude photographs subsequently using the photographs to blackmail them in exchange for money has been arrested in Lagos.
The suspect, Victor Duru, a Madonna University drop out was arrested in Surulere on Thursday, after repeatedly blackmailing his church member and girlfriend.

Police arrest church protocol officer who lures church girls to hotels and taking their...

A church protocol officer in the habit of luring church girls to hotels and taking their nude photographs subsequently using the photographs to blackmail them in exchange for money has been arrested in Lagos.

Police arraign two men over alleged Canadian visa fraud

The police on Friday arraigned two men who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N4.8 million in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
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.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo warns churches on use of social media

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday advised leaders of different faith to be careful with the use of social media in order to avoid promoting conflicts.

Teenager, 25 others in court over alleged riot in Lagos

A 17-year-old boy and 25 men were on Monday dragged before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates‘ Court in Lagos State over alleged participation in a violent protest and causing a breach of peace at Itire, Surulere.

Federal government, Lagos to accelerate concessioning of national stadium

The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, says the Federal Government will collaborate with the Lagos State Government to accelerate the process of concessioning the National Stadium, Surulere.

Love turns sour as engineer allegedly defrauds fiancée of N11 million

It appears love has turned sour as a 37-year-old civil engineer, Sampson Adesope, who allegedly defrauded his fiancée of N11 million, on Friday appeared in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
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Flood: Lagos steps up efforts to free clogged drains, appeals for understanding

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday appealed for understanding of residents of the state as it ramps efforts to free up clogged drains and mop up floods that have taken over many streets and roads across the state, urging them not to panic or resort to panicky measures.

Lagos Assembly urges probe into alleged water pollution

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday called on the state Ministry of Environment and the State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) to investigate the pollution of water in Shomolu area of the State.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun government rehabilitates roads

Ogun State Government has begun the rehabilitation of over 30 kilometres of intra-city roads across the state through its Public Works Agency (OPWA).
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court sends man to prison for ‘selling marijuana’

The National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Wednesday arraigned a drug peddler, Ayobiojo Hammed, before a Federal High Court in Lagos, for allegedly peddling marijuana.
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BBNaija: Seyi, Tacha’s fans clash in Lagos — video

Fans of two Big Brother Naija housemates, Seyi and Tacha clashed on Saturday in Lagos, as they were campaigning for their preferred candidates.

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