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Lagos State partners NCS in promoting IT

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Friends of the Environment. The Lagos State Ministry of Science and Technology on Thursday partnered with Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) to promote the development of the Information Technology (IT) in the state. Mr Hakeem Fahm, Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology said this at the NCS Lagos Chapter 2020 IT Annual Conference Read More…

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FRSC launches Ember Months safety campaign in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN Photo. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Command, on Thursday flagged off its 2020 Ember Months safety campaigns with massive mobilisation of corps capacity to tackle recklessness and emergency. Segun Ogungbemide, FRSC Lagos State Sector Commander, said at the official flag off that the risk exposure to road crashes during Read More…

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Lagos Govt. promises to clear pension arrears by 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: The Guardian Nigeria. The Lagos State Government on Thursday promised to clear arrears of all pension payments by the end of year 2022. Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, Lagos State Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pension, made the pledge while delivering a keynote address at the virtual Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) pre-retirement seminar, in Read More…

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1140 active COVID-19 cases managed in Lagos communities – Abayomi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Luc Gnago, PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has disclosed that 1140 active cases of COVID-19 were being managed in Lagos communities under the state’s home based care programme. Abayomi made the disclosure through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Read More…

Business Featured Oil & Gas

FG to unveil Techno Oil LPG Lagos terminal, Nov. 18

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Government’s drive to stimulate job creation has started yielding dividends with Techno Oil Ltd set to inaugurate an automated Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) terminal at Kirikiri in Apapa, Lagos. It is expected to generate 2,000 jobs. The Managing Director of Techno Gas and Power, Mr Collins Onyeama, who made the disclosure while briefing Read More…

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Court orders permanent forfeiture of 31 vehicles to Lagos govt

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos Mobile Court has ordered permanent forfeiture of d 31 vehicles to the state government for contravening the Traffic Laws. The Chairman of the Lagos State Environment and Special Offences, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, issued the order after the drivers pleaded guilty. He held that the 31 defendants pleaded guilty to the one-way traffic offence Read More…

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What it would take to get super-cold COVID-19 vaccine to West Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hope is rising that a new vaccine could halt the COVID-19 pandemic – for some – but lessons learnt from past vaccine programmes in West Africa suggest millions more might miss out. The super-cold storage temperature required for the new vaccine will make it near impossible to deliver in rural parts of Africa, said public Read More…

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Nigeria case against JP Morgan over OPL 245 oil deal to go to trial

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. A lawsuit launched by the Nigerian government against U.S. bank JP Morgan Chase, claiming over $1.7 billion for its role in a disputed 2011 oilfield deal, will proceed to trial, London’s high court ruled on Thursday. The suit filed in the English courts in 2017 relates to the purchase of the offshore Read More…

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Super Eagles must relieve fan pain because of Covid-19 and protests – Dosu Joseph

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: GOAL. The former international has urged Gernot Rohr’s men to go for all three points at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Dosu Joseph has advised the Nigeria national team to aim for victory in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game against Sierra Leone. The Super Eagles will host the Leone Stars at Samuel Ogbemudia Read More…