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Grooming Centre and Sesor sign N17.841m MoU to support IDPs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grooming People for Better Livelihood Centre (Grooming Centre), a micro-finance NGO, on 21st July 2022 renewed its partnership with Sesor Empowerment Foundation with the financial support of N17.841m to provide economic empowerment to 200 displaced women in Lagos and Benue states. Dr Godwin Nwabunka, the CEO of Grooming Centre in his statement at the MOU-signing Read More…

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Lagos residents differ on mental evaluation in marriage counselling

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos residents are divided on how mental evaluation should be included in pre-marital and post-wedding counselling to prevent the rising spate of domestic violence in homes. In a study carried out by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Lagosians in separate interviews on Friday, however, agreed that mental and psychological evaluation before and periodically during Read More…

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[Full copy] There was no massacre at Lekki Toll Plaza – Lagos Govt White Paper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State has rejected findings by a judicial panel that security forces carried out a “massacre” of unarmed protesters last year, maintaining that only one person suffered a gunshot wound, according to a paper issued by the government this week. The judicial panel, which submitted its full report last month, was tasked with investigating October Read More…

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Ahead White Paper: Sanwo-Olu defends integrity of #EndSARS panel, says it carried out its task to best of ability

Reading Time: 5 minutes Plans peace walk The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commended the work of the #EndSARS judicial panel of enquiry into acts of police brutality by the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), saying they acted to the best of their ability. He, however, expressed regret about the heightened tension arising from the leak of the Read More…

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Makoko slum community gets water facility from UK Charity after school video outrage

Reading Time: 2 minutes Settlers in the Makoko slum of Yaba, Lagos have been gifted a water facility by a UK charity, IA Foundation. The community is said to have attracted the attention of the UK charity after a video exposing the harrowing conditions of school kids at the slum settlement went viral. The London-based charity, IA-Foundation, has decided Read More…

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#EndSARS: Protesters plan motorised procession at Toll Gate for Wednesday

Reading Time: 2 minutes On 20th October 2021, organisers of the #EndSARS protests are planning a motorised memorial procession from the Lekki Toll Gate to commemorate last year’s bloody finale to agitations by youths against police brutality. According to one of the organisers, Folarin Falana, otherwise known as Falz the Bad Guy, in an Instagram post, the procession will Read More…

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#EndSARS: Lagos CP warns against planned protest

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos, Oct. 11, 2021 (NAN) The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday warned against any planned protest in the state. A statement signed by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, revealed that the command had received information of a planned protest to mark one year of the #EndSARS protest. Read More…

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Stop the use of Azo-dyes in Palm Oil and ‘Sniper’ as food preservative, says NAFDAC

Reading Time: 3 minutes The use of Azo-Dyes for the enhancement of palm oil and pesticides like Sniper for food preservation is dangerous and could be fatal and needs to stop. This is the assertion of Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General, National Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), at the flag-off of the agency’s Sensitisation Campaigns in Lagos on Read More…

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Open grazing by cattle rearers in Lagos is now criminal

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team now an agency In picture above: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu signing the Anti-Open grazing bill into law at the EXCO Chamber, Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, September 20, 2021. With him is the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN). It Read More…