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LASG tasks healthcare providers on qualitative innovations

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: PharmaAccess. The Lagos State Health Commission on Friday advised healthcare providers to ensure qualitative innovations targeted at excellent medical interventions across the public health facilities in the state. The Permanent Secretary of the Commission, Dr Benjamin Eniayewun, gave the advice when he led an 11-man delegate to Ikorodu and Gbagada General Hospitals. The Read More…

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We’ve reduced production capacity of alcohol in sachets by 50%- NAFDAC

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says the production capacity of alcohol product in sachets has been reduced by 50 per cent. Mr Sayo Akintola, the NAFDAC Resident Media Consultant, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. Akintola said that NAFDAC was currently Read More…

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Mechanic, 2 others in court over alleged cult membership, conspiracy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: FORBES, Anti-Cultism Unit. A 27-year-old mechanic, Ahmed Ibrahim, on Friday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly belonging to a cult. Ibrahim, who resides in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and belonging to an unlawful society. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the Read More…

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NGO advocates end to child marriage in Makoko Community, Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: WFP/Damillola Onafuwa, REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye. The Girls Voices Initiative (GVI), an Action Health Incorporated (AHI) programme, has appealed to parents and community leaders in Makoko Community, Lagos, to be committed toward ending child marriage. The GVI Girls Leader, Miss Victoria Benedict, made the plea on Friday at a forum on “Advocacy on Ending Child Read More…

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Sanwoolu flags off grassroot projects in 377 wards

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Lagos State Government on Friday flagged off the execution of different projects in the 377 wards across the state, toward taking development to the grassroots. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said at the event at Ikeja that the projects were in fulfilment of promises made during the electioneering campaign. Sanwo-Olu Read More…

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Trading remains upbeat on NSE, index up 1.28%

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Getty Images. Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Friday remained upbeat for the fifth consecutive day, with the All-Share Index growing by 1.28 per cent to cross 26,000 mark. The index rose by 332.20 points or 1.28 per cent to close at 26,319.34, compared with 25,987.14 recorded on Thursday. In the same Read More…

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NEMA impact assessment shows 44 injured in Thursday’s Lagos explosion

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said that its impact assessment of Thursday’s explosion of a gas tanker in Iju area of Lagos had revealed that 44 persons sustained varying degrees of injuries in the incident. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, (NEMA), gave the update in an interview Read More…

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Lagos Solicitor-General tasks law enforcement officers on proper conduct

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mrs Titilayo Shitta-Bey, the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice Lagos, has charged law enforcement officers to always maintain proper conduct in the discharge of their duties. Shitta-Bey gave the charge while addressing some law enforcement officers undergoing training at the Lagos State Law Enforcement Training Institute (LETI), on Friday. The officers are from Read More…

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30 injured, 23 buildings, 15 vehicles destroyed in Lagos Tanker Explosion

Reading Time: 2 minutes A truck conveying gasoline on Thursday exploded at Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos, destroying several vehicles and injuring scores of passers-by. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the gas tanker explosion occurred at about 3.30 p.m. Although no life was lost as at the time of filing this report, 16 people have said to Read More…

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Bayern Munich complete quadruple with Super Cup win over Sevilla

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS, GETTY IMAGES. Bayern Munich beat Sevilla 2-1 after extra time on Thursday to lift the UEFA Super Cup and complete a quadruple under coach Hansi Flick. The match was the first European game played with fans in the stands since the sport returned amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Substitute Javi Martinez headed in Read More…