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Man docked for allegedly defiling two sisters

A 31-year-old man, Abayomi Oyedeji, was on Tuesday docked in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly detaining and defiling two sisters, aged two and four.

32 boxers to train for Commonwealth Games

A total of 32 boxers drawn from eight weight categories have been invited for camping towards next year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

MainOne, Tizeti, Facebook partner to improve internet connectivity in Lagos

MainOne and Tizeti on Monday announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos.

Lagos govt tasks teachers on efficiency, quality education

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, has urged teachers in the state to improve on their teaching skills so that they could impact quality knowledge on their pupils.

Court docks man for allegedly defiling teenager

A 43-year-old man, Anthony Ibodhe, who allegedly detained and defiled a 12-year-old girl, was on Friday brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Governor Ambode approves sale of LAKE Rice

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the sales of LAKE Rice for the Yuletide season.

Lagos govt re-affirms pledge to provide quality education for all

Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Idiat Oluranti Adebule, has re-affirmed the state government’s pledge to provide quality education for all children, revealing plans to established more schools in the state.

Lagos residents commend rent-to-own mortgage scheme

Some residents of Lagos have commended the state government’s rent-to-own mortgage scheme.

Man buys N400,000 recharge call credit from unsuspecting customer’s bank account

Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man who specializes in recharging call credit from other people’s bank account.

Woman breaks 13-year-old maid’s head for alleged theft

Tempers flared in Ijeshatedo, Surulere, Lagos State, after a woman, Motunrayo Ayadi, reportedly broke the head of her 13-year-old maid, Deborah Matthew, for alleged theft.

Lagos govt receives 502 cases of child defilement, rape, others in 9 months

The Lagos State Office of the Public Defender, OPD, says it receives 502 cases of child defilement, rape, domestic violence and child abuse in the last nine months.

Nigeria to host West African swimming championships

The refurbished National Stadium Swimming Pool, Surulere, Lagos is set to host the West Africa Junior Swimming Championships.

Lagos task force demolishes 2,500 illegal structures, recovers guns, drugs

The demolition was sequel to the directive by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who tasked the agency to remove illegal structures across the state, especially those under high-tension cables.

Babatunde Fashola calls for support to end Apapa gridlock, port congestions

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday in Lagos called for the collaboration of all stakeholders to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Stakeholders take decisions on Apapa gridlock menace

Stakeholders have met in Lagos and agreed on a number of measures to tackle traffick gridlock, port congestion and other problems in Apapa and its environs.

Automobile, technicians seek support of Lagos govt

The Nigeria Automobile Technicians Association (NATA), on Thursday appealed to the Lagos government to allocate land for its members to build workshops across the state.

Court acquits nurse in case of house help burnt to death

An Ikeja High Court, yesterday, discharged and acquitted a 55-year-old nurse, Nkese Iroakasi, charged with the murder of a minor (name withheld).

Eko DisCo explains cause of outage in Orile, Surulere

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Tuesday attributed the power outage in Orile and Surulere areas of Lagos to a multiple fault on 11 KV feeder covering the area.

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Federal government urged to increase tariff to discourage paint importation

The Federal Government has been urged to discourage activities that could lead to the importation of paints in the country by increasing tariff on anything that has to do with paint importation.

Valuers urged to discourage slum growth in cities

Estate Surveyors and Valuers in the country have been urged to do everything in their practice to promote activities that will increase urbanisation and ones that will discourage cities slum.

Customs seizes elephant tusks, buffalo horns, others in two states

The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), has impounded elephant tusks, bufallo horns and other outlawed items in Adamawa and Taraba states.
Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.

Africa Games: We can’t be stopped again by Egypt – Funke Oshonaike

Having experienced several defeats in the hands of Egypt in two finals of the African Games, Olufunke Oshonaike believes the North Africans cannot prevent them in this year’s final of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco.

Tax appeal tribunal resolves disputes worth N10 billion

A tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna and with jurisdiction over the North West Zone, comprising the seven states of Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Jigawa, with Umar Mohammed Adamu as Chairman, has in the last eight months since the commencement of sitting resolved tax disputes amounting to over N10billion.