Metro Top Story

Diversion alert on Oduduwa Way, Oduduwa Crescent, Ikeja sounds for culvert construction

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oduduwa Way and Oduduwa Crescent in Ikeja will be closed to traffic for six days beginning from 31st August 2021. The Lagos State Government announced that traffic will be diverted from the two streets to enable the commencement of the construction of culverts. Announcing this in a release, the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, Read More…

Health Metro Top Story

Be careful with that paraga, it may harm you, NAFDAC warns

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many Lagosians prefer taking herbal concoctions to orthodox medications. But the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) warns that they may be harmful and even lethal if consumed after 14 days of preparation. This warning was sounded on Monday in a statement issued to mark the World Herbal Medicine Day by Read More…

Crime Metro Top Story

4 persons nabbed for tampering with pollution evidence in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Four persons are to face the wrath of the law for allegedly tampering with environmental pollution evidence. They were arrested by men of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC), in Ikorodu. According to a statement issued by the Chief Public Affairs Officer of Read More…

Crime fraud Metro

Cleric arraigned for alleged N870,000 ‘spiritual oil’ fraud

Reading Time: 2 minutes These are not the best of times for a 70-year-old man of the cloth as he has been docked for allegedly duping a businesswoman of N870,000. The clergyman, Emmanuel Bello, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos in a case of alleged fraud. Bello, who resides in Idimu, Lagos State, was charged Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Adeola Soetan: Student leader who spent 13 years on a five-year course

Reading Time: 5 minutes ADEOLA SOETAN WAS A STAFF of the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Abeokuta when some young student leaders from the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife visited the station. Cladded in black, they came in connection with the annual commemoration of the June 7, 1981 massacre of six students in Ife by the police. The students looked Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Top Story

Lagos resumes administration of AstraZeneca vaccine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration. Those who had received the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and have yet to receive the second dose can now do so. This is because the Lagos State Government has announced that it will resume the administration of the second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from 30th August Read More…

Africa Business Economy Top Story World

Senegal and Rwanda set for vaccine production sites

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: AfDB/Twitter. IMF Boss speaks of strategic use of $650 billion SDR In the picture above: African Development Bank President Akinwumi A. Adesina, alongside IMF, Managing Director, Kristilina Georgieva, and WTO, Director General, Ngozi Okonji-Iweala, at the dialogue with international institutions and G20 #CompactwithAfrica meeting hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. All is set Read More…

Metro

Lagos resumes FG’s conditional cash transfers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State has resumed the disbursement of the Federal Government’s conditional cash transfers with the flag-off of the 5th and 6th bi-monthly payment exercise to beneficiary households. The state is one of the 34 selected for the cash transfer programme of the Federal Government, The resumption of the cash transfer programme follows the successful participation Read More…

Cricket Sports

Lagos Cricket Association holds T20 competition

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Emerging Cricket. In the picture above: Sulaimon Runsewe of Nigeria bats during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup warm-up match between South Africa and Nigeria at Tuks Cricket Oval on January 14 2020 in Pretoria, South Africa. The Lagos State Cricket Association has organised a T20 competition among different Clubs in the State Read More…

Notes Soni Irabor Top Story

Victor Uwaifo: I am heartbroken!!!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Soni Irabor/Twitter. A TRIBUTE BY SONI IRABOR I am heartbroken!!! Professor (Sir) Victor Uwaifo was my backbone when we both served in Chief Lucky Igbinedion’s Cabinet. He was Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism while I was in charge of Information and Orientation. He was as lively and jovial as he was serious Read More…