Environment Top Story

Impending flood: LASG urges residents in 4 LGAs to relocate

Reading Time: 2 minutes PICTURE ABOVE:CREDIT: AFP Lagos State Government has urged residents of four local government areas to relocate from a highly probable flood risk expected between now and September. Mr Tunji Bello, Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, made the appeal in a statement on Thursday in Lagos. Bello said that should the residents fail to relocate, Read More…

Business Commodities

17 ships with petroleum products, others expected at Lagos port

Reading Time: < 1 minutes PICTURE ABOVE CREDIT: businessamlive.com The Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) said 17 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to berth in Lagos ports from July 9 to July 20. The NPA made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’, on Thursday. The publication said that the ships were conveying frozen Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

COVID-19: Lagos to plant 500,000 trees in honour of frontline health workers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government is to plant500,000 trees in the next three months in honour of health workers on the frontline of the fight against novel coronavirus in the country. The General Manager (GM) of the Lagos State Park and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), Mrs Adetoun Popoola, made the disclosure at a press conference in Lagos Read More…

Crime Robbery

Man docked over alleged burglary, stealing in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A 24-year-old man, Christian Eze, on Thursday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, charged with breaking into a house and stealing valuables worth N200,000. Eze, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of burglary and stealing. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the offences. The prosecutor, Insp Rita Read More…

Crime Featured Professional malpractice

Fatal plastic surgery: Court adjourns trial of Lagos surgeon

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday adjourned the trial of a Lagos-based surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, charged with evasion from investigation into an alleged failed plastic surgery. The defendant is charged alongside her clinic, MedContour Services Ltd., on five counts bordering on refusal to honour an invitation for investigation and failure to produce Read More…

Featured Planning

Finance Minister consults NASS leadership on 2021-2023 MTEF/FSP

Reading Time: 3 minutes Minister of Finance, Budget $ National Planning, Zainab Ahmed on Thursday met with the leadership of the National Assembly on plans to submit the 2021 to 2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) later in July. The Minister, while briefing principal officers of the Senate and House of Representatives led by the Read More…

Featured Power

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Reading Time: 2 minutes Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered. The DisCos said on Thursday in Abuja that the massive roll-out of meters would assist in the full take off of the proposed Service Reflective Tariff (SRT). Mr Sunday Oduntan, Executive Director, Research and Read More…

Featured Planning

Finance minister presents draft 2021 to 2023 MTEF to NEC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hajia Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, on Thursday presented the draft 2021 to 2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework(MTEF) as well as the Fiscal Strategy Paper to the National Economic Council(NEC). Ahmed, who spoke with State House correspondents after the virtual NEC, said it was one of the main consultations that Read More…

Football Sports

Pellegrini named new Real Betis manager on 3-year deal

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Real Betis have appointed former Real Madrid and Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini as their manager from next season on a three-year contract, the La Liga side said on Thursday. Pellegrini, who won the English Premier League (EPL) with Manchester City in 2013/2014 as well as two League Cups, returns to Spain where he had Read More…