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LASTMA salvages debris from BRT bus/trailer accident

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: LASTMA. Dorman Long bridge now free of impediments Traffic is now free along the Dorman Long bridge inward Fadeyi. This follows an all-night salvage of an accident involving a Primero TSL BRT bus and all loaded trailer. Men of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) spent the entire night from Sunday evening Read More…

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[Breaking] BRT Bus and Loaded Trailer in Dorman Long bridge accident

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: LASTMA. Expected traffic queue from Barracks to Fadeyi expected on Monday Unless authorities clear debris on the Dorman Long bridge in Surulere overnight, city travellers should expect a long traffic queue on Monday morning. This is because of an accident involving a Primero TSL BRT bus and a loaded trailer. According to an Read More…

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LASEMA, other agencies douse Ladipo market fire

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASEMA/Twitter. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said its “quick response” on Sunday “saved uncountable lives and properties” from devastation by a fire outbreak at the popular Ladipo motor spare parts market. According to a statement from the agency, the fire which was was reported to have broken out on Sunday morning Read More…

Boxing Sports

Anthony Joshua praises John Fury for rant about collapsed unification bout

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Image, DAZN. “I would want to sit down with J.F, have a Guinness and talk fighting.” In an unexpected twist, Anthony Joshua and John Fury seem to be on the same page regarding the collapse of the all-British heavyweight unification title showdown with Tyson Fury. Fury’s father, John, has never been Read More…

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Osaka fined for media boycott, could face expulsion from French Open

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Christian Hartmann, Essentially Sports. ‘Fine Me!’ – Alexander Zverev jokes to Umpire, references Naomi Osaka stand Japan’s Naomi Osaka could be thrown out of the French Open if she continues to boycott post-match news conferences at the tournament, the board of Grand Slam tennis tournaments said on Sunday. Osaka, who was fined 15,000 Read More…

COVID19 Metro

Lagos commences second dose COVID-19 vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: africanews. The Lagos State government says it has commenced the administration of the second dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination programme. Prof. Akin Abayomi, State Commissioner for Health, in a statement on Sunday, said the administration of the second dose of the vaccine which began on May 28 would end on July 9. Read More…

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Buhari expresses outrage over killing of Gulak

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo. President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed outrage and disgust over what he called “the heinous murder“ of Adamawa politician Ahmed Gulak in Owerri by yet to be identified gunmen. The president reacted on Sunday in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. “I Read More…

Metro Politics Top Story

Lagos APC regrets skirmishes’ at LG primaries on Saturday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: ThisDay Live, NAN. The leadership of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has expressed regrets at “cases of skirmishes” which characteristic the party’s local government election primaries in some parts of the state on Saturday. The APC Spokesman, Seye Oladejo, in a statement on Sunday in Lagos, urged the security agencies to Read More…