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The General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency, LASPARK, Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, has restated the resolution of the state government to enforce total compliance with the greening provision across the State.

Lagos set to enforce compliance with greening law

The General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency, LASPARK, Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, has restated the resolution of the state government to enforce total compliance with the greening provision across the State.

Federal government urged to increase budgetary allocation to education sector

A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called on the Federal Government to scale up its budgetary allocation to the education sector.

South Africa, Uganda, others to participate at AKWAABA 2019 in Lagos

Mr Ikechi Uko, Organiser of AKWAABA African Travel and Tourism Market, on Saturday said no fewer than 25 countries would grace the 2019 edition of the event slated to hold in Lagos from Sept. 22 to Sept.24

NSE elects new executives

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Victoria Island Branch has elected new executives that will run the affairs of the society for the next two years.

China celebrates 70th anniversary in Nigeria, promises to maintain good bilateral relationship

Over the weekend, the People’s Republic of China celebrated her 70th-anniversary, which was ushered in with a grand reception at the glamorous Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

Restaurant manager docked over N8 million theft

The manager at a restaurant, Delta Pot Cursine, Nosa Okupoji, yesterday, appeared before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Igbosere, for allegedly stealing N8 million from his employer.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

EFCC secures interim forfeiture of Senator Okorocha’s assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced today that it has secured an interim forfeiture order over some assets owned by former Imo governor, Rochas Okorocha.

Rehabilitation: Motorists urged to avoid Lagos-Ibadan expressway if in haste

Motorists who are in a hurry to get to their destination on time have been asked to steer clear of the Berger to Ogun River section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway due to rehabilitation works that might slow down traffic along the routes.

Bobrisky flees as police ‘take over’ birthday venues

The Lagos commissioner of police, Zubairu Muazu, has ordered a comprehensive water-tight security at two different locations in the state where Bobrisky, controversial internet personality and cross-dresser, was to celebrate his birthday.

Top judges named for African freestyle football championship

Africa’s leading Freestyle Football organiser, Feet ‘n’ Tricks International Limited, in partnership with the World Freestyle Football Association (WFFA) made the selection of top judges across the globe.
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko Muhammed has explained that Nigeria’s Judicial arm of government headed by him has been infested with corrupt elements.

Justice Tanko: I’m working to strengthen, rid judiciary of corruption

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, declared on Monday that the future of the Nigerian judiciary under his watch is bright.

Official: Eko Disco inaugurates 18 intervention projects in six months

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Friday said it had inaugurated 18 intervention projects between February and July 2019.

Centre investigates 100 criminal cases, 300 paternity matters

The Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) played an important role in investigating over 100 criminal cases since its establishment two years ago, Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Funlola Odunlami, has said.

US Navy band thrills Nigerians with Fela’s ‘Water no get enemy’

A brass band of the United States (US) Naval Forces, Europe, “Topside,” captivated guests at Freedom Park, Lagos when they performed a special rendition of the late Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s classic “Water No Get Enemy” to the delight of music lovers, who sang and danced along with the band.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu mother passes on at 92

The immediate past lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has lost his mother, Alhaji Wulemotu Kashamu.
Saheed Olayinka Egbeyemi

Ten ‘Awawa’ boys now work with Lagos task force – chairman

Chairman of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce), Mr. Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed yesterday that 10 members of the criminal cult group, known as ‘Awawa boys’ from Agege are now working in his Agency.

Banker docked over alleged fraud

A 23-year-old former banker, Godwin Diala, who allegedly defrauded a microfinance bank of one million Naira, on Thursday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.Idris Abiola

Rotary: Nigeria to be declared polio-free nation in October

Plans to declare Nigeria, a polio-free nation by the World Health Organisation, WHO, is underway, owing to the absence of polio cases in three years, in the country.

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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.