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Residents of flood prone areas of Rivers have been thrown into panic following prediction and warning by the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, that 18 local governments areas of the state will suffer from flooding as the raining season progresses this year.

Stakeholders: Nigerians need to be wary of danger of climate change

Experts and scholars championing environmental sustainability in Nigeria have called on govern-ments and Nigerians to be more proactive and conscious of the danger associated with climate change, even as they noted that the recurrent flooding in Lekki and Victoria Island areas of Lagos is due to effects of climate change.
Aisha Muhammed Oyebode

Unity School alumni seek ministerial position

The Chairman, Board of Trustees of Unity School Old Students Association (USOSA), Mrs. Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, has decried the worsening state of Federal Government Colleges.
Kanu Nwankwo

Nwankwo Kanu cries out from Egypt over seized property

Super Eagles’ Ambassador and former Nigerian international, Nwankwo Kanu, has expressed sadness over the take-over of his Hardley Apartments on Waziri Ibrahim Crescent at Victoria Island, Lagos.

Labour dialogues with Ecobank over contract workers

Members of the organized labour under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have entered into dialogue with Ecobank over the Bank’s non-renewal of the contract of its third party recruitment agencies.
Members of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Thursday morning picketed the headquarters of Ecobank PLC on Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island in Lagos over alleged non-payment of severance allowance to over 900 staff who were sacked by the bank recently.

Bank union pickets Ecobank over alleged non-payment of severance allowance for sacked 900 staff

Members of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) on Thursday morning picketed the headquarters of Ecobank PLC on Ahmadu Bello way, Victoria Island in Lagos over alleged non-payment of severance allowance to over 900 staff who were sacked by the bank recently.

Governor Sanwo-Olu declares Lekki, Admiralty toll plaza free on Thursday

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared Thursday July 11, a toll free day during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the Lekki and Admiralty toll plaza in Lekki and Ikoyi.

Oba Akiolu: Ex-President Obasanjo is number one problem of Nigeria

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the biggest problem of the country.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Making Lagos a smart city not rhetoric

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said that the plan to elevate Lagos to a Smart City is not a mere political rhetoric, but an agenda that is being supported by policies that will make the goal achievable.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.

Titan Trust Bank sets for retail banking in Nigeria

One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.

Police take over Oando head office in Lagos

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police have taken over the head office of Oando PLC in Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC disclaims Lagos roadblocks, online invitations

According to the commission, it has no knowledge and involvement in the act as it revealed that the impostors, parading themselves as operatives of the Commission, mount road blocks in areas such as Victoria Island, Lekki and Festac Town, and extorting money from unsuspecting members on the allegation that they are suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys.’

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.

CBN: No position on crypto technology yet

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it acknowledged the existence and usefulness of crypto technology but hasn’t taken any official position on it.
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank, stakeholders seek improved approach to SDGs

Leaders and stakeholders in the financial industry at Access Bank sustainability summit called for an improved approach to the attainment of the 18 Sustainable Development Goals.
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.
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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.

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NECA: Signing of AfCFTA an error

The raging controversies over the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari got another big voice on Wednesday in person of the Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Timothy Olawale.

Governor Ortom: Forget Ruga, address desert encroachment

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday called on the Soil Science Society of Nigeria to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to put a complete halt to the issues of herdsmen migration from the North to the South.

Bayern Munich ends interest in the pursuit of Chelsea star

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US Senator Schumer calls for security probe into Russia’s FaceApp

U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday.