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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.

Deji Tinubu lauds choice of Agege Stadium for AITEO Cup Final

The choice of Agege Township Stadium located in a close-packed area of the Lagos metropolis for the 2017 maiden AITEO Cup Final by the organisers is logical and administrative, says Deji Tinubu, the Chairman, State Sports Commission.

Two teenage boys arraigned in Lagos for phone-snatching

Two teenage boys — Taofeek Olorundeji and Shitu Ibrahim — who allegedly stole a mobile phone valued at N45,000 at a bus stop, were on Friday docked at a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

Couple docked for allegedly raping, assaulting their 10-year-old ‘house girl’

A man, Okechukwu Onubogu, and his wife, Gloria, who allegedly raped and assaulted their 10-year-old housekeeper, were on Wednesday docked at a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Apapa gridlock: Lagos bans trucks from coming into state

The Lagos State Government on Friday directed owners and operators of articulated vehicles and petroleum tankers to stay away from the city for now.

Why we introduced metering system in water sector – LWC boss

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Lagos Water Corporation, LWC, Engr. Muminu Badmus, says the corporation decided to introduce metering system into the water sector in a bid to curb water wastage across the Lagos metropolis.

LAKE rice: LASG approves creation of more sales’ points

The Lagos State Government said it had directed a non-stop sale of LAKE rice across the state in all the designated centres.

Hate speeches, quit notices hurt the Nigerian nation – Tinubu

Hate speeches and quit notices from one ethnic group to another are injurious to the health of Nigeria as a nation and capable of damaging the gains inherent in its diversity.

My brother initiated me into cultism with gin – suspect

At 28, Sani Rilwan has been a member of the Black Axe Confraternity for five years but the law caught up with him recently when a clash with a rival cult group, Eye Confraternity in Badagry, led to the death of two members of the latter group.

We’re not neglected by Ambode in Lagos – Arewa community

The Executive members of Arewa Community in Lagos have described the recent report that the present administration of Akinwunmi Ambode, in Lagos State has neglected the Arewa community as untrue.

Man risks 15-year jail term over alleged N330,000 visa fraud

A 38-year-old man, Paul Adebola, who allegedly collected N330,000 from a man on the pretext of obtaining Canadian visa for him, was on Thursday brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Man in court over alleged N1.6m visa fraud

The police on Thursday arraigned a 29-year-old man, Emeka Abraham in a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly collecting N1.622 million from two men on false pretext to procure visa for them.

Of course, Nigeria is highly negotiable

Where do you stand in this ongoing debate on the state of the Nigerian union? I have so far identified four lines of thought (1) pro-status quo (2) pro-restructuring (3) pro-balkanisation and (4) “siddon look”.

Lagos CP orders arrest of policemen extorting motorists

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the Officer-in-Charge of ‘X’ SQUAD to arrest three police officers caught extorting motorists around Surulere area of the State.

Fashola irked by infrastructure decay, vandalism in Lagos

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, is irked by vandalism and deterioration of infrastructure in Lagos state and called for a complete regeneration.

22-year-old arraigned for allegedly defiling minor

A 22-year-old man, Lawrence Uche, who allegedly defiled a five-year-old girl by inserting one of his fingers into her vagina, was on Tuesday charged before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working

LMC brokers peace between Kano Pillars and Katsina United

As part of it’s resolve to end the long-standing misunderstanding occasioning clashes between supporters of Katsina United and Kano Pillars, the League Management Company, LMC, on Thursday brought the two sides together towards working out a truce between regional rivals.
The ex-rebel leader Riek Machar, center, and President Salva Kiir of South Sudan, left, at a news conference in Juba on Thursday. Peter Louis-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

South Sudan rebel leader sworn in as vice president

South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar took the oath of office as First Vice President on Saturday formally rejoining the government.
Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.

Alexandre Lacazette begs Bukayo Saka to commit future to Arsenal

Alexandre Lacazette has told Bukayo Saka to commit his future to the club, in a message on social media.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC: Nigerians to enjoy hourly train services on Lagos-Ibadan route soon

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says Nigerians will soon enjoy hourly train services on the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail line.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Victor Mbaoma: I’ve fulfilled part of my mission in Enyimba

Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.