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Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat to unveil key Lagos road map

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, will on April 27 unveil key road map to adopt in actualising the vision for a greater Lagos at a special dinner to appreciate Lagosians for massively voting for them at the recent governorship election in the State.
Queen Moremi Ajasoro’ musical initiative, the musical dramatisation of the life and times of the legendary Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) initiative would return to the stage during the Easter celebration.

Queen Moremi musical coming in Easter

Queen Moremi Ajasoro’ musical initiative, the musical dramatisation of the life and times of the legendary Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) initiative would return to the stage during the Easter celebration.
Nigeria Rugby

NRFF announces commencement of Rugby League

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation has announced the commencement of the Lagos Men’s Rugby Union League, which gets underway on Saturday 13th April 2019 at the Main bowl National Stadium, Lagos.

NFF Awards: 1994 Super Eagles grateful – Sunday Oliseh

Nigeria’s ex-international and former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has expressed gratitude to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the legend’s award given to the Super Eagles USA 1994 World Cup team.

Amaju Pinnick: We will set up NFF Foundation to cater for footballers

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has raised the hopes of Nigerian footballers by announcing plan to put in place a foundation for their welfare.

NFF Awards: 1994 Super Eagles grateful – Sunday Oliseh

Nigeria’s ex-international and former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has expressed gratitude to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the legend’s award given to the Super Eagles USA 1994 World Cup team.

Sunday Oliseh lauds NFF Awards, 1994 Super Eagles

Nigeria’s ex international and former Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has expressed gratitude to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the legend’s award given to the Super Eagles US FIFA 1994 squad.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo celebrated his goalscoring feat in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with his teammates ahead of their friendly game against Egypt.

Aiteo NFF Awards: Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Asisat Oshoala, Gernot Rohr nominated

Super Eagles trio of Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa and Alex Iwobi have all been shortlisted for the Aiteo NFF Player of the Year Award for men billed to hold at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos today (Monday).

Lagos commissions new Ilaje-Bariga Jetty

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Monday opened the Ilaje-Bariga Jetty as part of its commitment to improve waterways transportation.
Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has lost out in his bid to be granted bail by the federal high court in Lagos.

Ex-Governor Fayose’s trial: I prepared Deeds of Assignment for properties in VI – lawyer

A Seventh Prosecution Witness, Mr. Kennedy Osunwa, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that he was engaged to prepare a Deed of Assignment with respect to a property lying at 100, Tiamiyu Savage, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Lagos marches to end silence on endometriosis

The Endometriosis Support Group of Nigeria (ESGN) is holding the 2019 edition of the annual endometriosis awareness campaign tagged, five kilometer Endomarch today.

Nigerian Navy to deploy warships for multinational sea exercise

The Nigerian Navy (NN) is set to deploy several warships and helicopters to participate in a multinational sea exercise codenamed ‘Obangame’, a Funtua word for ‘togetherness’.

Witness: How ex-Airforce chief siphoned N12 billion from NAF account

Mr. Tosin Owobo, an investigator with Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, yesterday, narrated before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how Air Marshal Jacob Adigun, a former Chief of Accounts with Nigerian Air Force, NAF, used his companies to siphon N12 billion from NAF intelligence account.

Ex-NAF chiefs’ alleged N21 billion fraud trial begins afresh

The trial of former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, has begun afresh at the Federal High Court in Lagos.
Oando

Oando female engineers champion mentorship in celebration of International Day of Women in Science

Lolade Shebanjo, Project Planning & Controls Engineer, Oando said; “I felt fortunate to be surrounded by future female scientists. I was reminded of the fact that when you wear a helmet, it doesn’t matter if you are a woman or a man; your mission is to keep achieving.”

Cook held for allegedly killing female lawyer

The police in Lagos have arrested a chef Joshua Usulor for allegedly killing a female lawyer Feyitayo Obot, 34, inside a hotel at Opebi, Ikeja.
Kingsley Moghalu

Group endorses Kingsley Moghalu as presidential candidate

Southern and Middle Belt Youth Leaders Forum has endorsed Prof Kingsley Moghalu of Young Progressive Party (YPP) as its presidential candidate for the February 16 poll.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Sluggish economy haunts Nigerian president at ballot box

Timi Soleye returned home to Nigeria from the United States to set up a gas logistics business six years ago, encouraged by predictions of growth and an expanding middle class.

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Explosions in Tripoli suburb after air raid, death toll rises

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Suspected jihadists kill 10 Mali soldiers

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Pope Francis delivers the “Urbi et Orbi” blessing to the city and to the world from the balcony of St Peter’s basilica, on April 21, 2019 after the Easter Sunday Mass in the Vatican. – Christians around the world are marking the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO / AFP)

Pope urges Libya peace, return of refugees to Syria

Pope Francis on Sunday urged world leaders to try again to bring peace to Libya and in Syria where millions of refugees and people displaced by conflict should be helped to return home.

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria sinking deeper into abyss of disrepair

The Catholic Bishop, Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has observed that killings in 20 out of 36 states of the federation and other abnormalities are indications that Nigeria is at a breaking point.
An ambulance is seen outside the church premises with gathered security personnel following a blast at St Anthony's Shrine in Kochchikade, Colombo. [Ishara S. Kodikara-AFP]

World leaders react to deadly Sri Lanka blasts

Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners — with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.