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Sanwo-Olu pardons Funke Akindele, husband, frees 56 convicts

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: PUO REPORTS. Lagos State Governor, Jide Sanwo-Olu has approved the release of 56 inmates and granted State pardon to Mrs. Funke Akindele-Bello and her husband, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bello, who are both non-custodial convicts for offences related to the disobedience of COVID-19 lockdown regulations. A statement signed by the State Attorney-General, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, Read More…

Business Featured Maritime

Experts suggest new Nigerian shipping line to boost GDP

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/File Photo, REUTERS. Experts on Friday urged the Federal Government to consider having a national fleet for the maritime industry to effectively contribute its quota to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). They made the appeal in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Mr Greg Read More…

Business Economy Featured Industry Power

MAN urges uniformity in electricity tariffs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has called on the Federal  Government to prevail on   electricity distribution companies to regularise the varying costs of electricity tariffs across the  states of the country. Mr Mansur Ahmed, President, MAN, made the call in a statement on Friday in Lagos. Ahmed said that the appeal Read More…

Featured Football Sports

Premier League to switch 5 games per week to pay-per-view

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: premierleague.com, ACTION IMAGES . The English Premier League has agreed to a deal with domestic television broadcasters for games outside of those in the normal broadcast slots to be shown via pay-per-view. So far this season, BT Sport and Sky Sports have been broadcasting all Premier League games as part of their existing Read More…

Featured Football Sports

YSFON to train Grassroots Coaches in modern techniques

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Vanguard. The Youth Sports Federation Of Nigeria (YSFON) has finalised arrangement towards improving the technical ability of grassroots coaches in Nigeria through the Train-The-Trainer Football (TTT) Coaching Clinic. The YSFON National Secretary, Patrick Okpavuerhe, on Friday told newsmen that YSFON is highly committed towards adding value to grassroots coaching in the country. Okpavuerhe Read More…

Metro Society Top Story

#EndSARS protests youths take over Lagos and Abuja

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: BBC Africa, Uncle Pamilerin/Twitter. Protests have continued to rage in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, and the nation’s capital, Abuja, over incessant harassment of youths by a special department of the Nigerian Police, the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). The protests in Lagos at the Government House took an angry turn with the alleged Read More…

Labour Top Story

Only ASUU members captured by IPPIS will receive salaries, Buhari insists

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari says only federal workers that have been captured by the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) platform will continue to receive salaries. Buhari said this when he presented the 2021 budget of N13.08trillion to the joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday. The Academic Read More…

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Lagos officials’ wives to explore opportunities in new world

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) on Thursday charged women to explore and take advantage of the opportunities that the new world, occasioned by COVID-19, has brought. The Chairman of COWLSO, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, gave the charge in Alausa, Ikeja during the pre-event news briefing of the Committee of Wives of Lagos Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Top Story

Fashola thanks Lagos residents, seeks more patience on bridge closure

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: S. Aderogba. The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday thanked the Lagos State Government and residents for their patience during the ongoing repairs of the Third Mainland Bridge. Fashola while inspecting the bridge also called for more understanding saying that the planned three days total closure was important for Read More…

The Marina Stretch in Lagos island has some of the tallest buildings in Nigeria, one of which is the Union Bank building shown in the photo.
Business Economy Top Story

Lagos unveils ‘Ehingbeti 2020’, targets 100,000 participants

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mr Sam Egube, Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Lagos State, on Thursday unveiled plans for this year’s Lagos Economic Summit tagged ‘Ehingbeti 2020’ slated for Nov. 10 to 12. The plans for the summit, which targets 100,000 participants, were outlined by Egube, also co-Chair of the summit, at a stakeholders conference and logo presentation Read More…