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Tanker explosion claims 2 lives, destroys 23 vehicles on Lagos/Ibadan expressway

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Daf tanker loaded with 45,000 litres of petrol exploded on Saturday at World Oil Filling Station after Kara Bridge along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, claiming two lives and destroying 23 vehicles. The fallen tanker resulted in fire explosion, following the trail of the spilled petrol which affected 23 other vehicles parked close to the scene. Lagos Read More…

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#EndSARS: UN reiterates call for ‘maximum restraint’ by security agents

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo, United Nations. Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has reiterated the UN’s call for maximum restraint in security forces’ response to the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. “The UN and I are following the protests in Nigeria calling for an end to human rights violations. “I join the UN Secretary-General in stressing the importance Read More…

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#EndSARS: A long night for a governor

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Sanwo-Olu to make state broadcast Wednesday morning From the difficult course of navigating a cogent response to the COVID-19 pandemic to coming up with a pragmatic approach to the #EndSARS protests by youths in Lagos, no night could have been so long drawn for Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State as that Read More…

Environment Tragedy

19-year-old flood victim buried near Canal in Surulere, Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), says the remains of the 19-year-old girl who was swept away by flood on June 22, near Surulere Low-Cost Housing Estate has been recovered and buried beside the Canal at Onilegogoro. LASEMA Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria Read More…

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Two children killed as building collapses in Ogudu

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed that two children were killed when a building collapsed at 46, Gafari Balogun St., Ogudu in Lagos State, after heavy downpour on Wednesday. Its Director-General, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, told the News of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the LASEMA Response Team (LRT), said that his team Read More…

Environment Tragedy

Experts call for inclusive slums upgrade in Lagos,other cities

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some experts on Saturday called  for the upgrade  of slums in Nigeria through sustained efforts to build resilient cities that would enhance good health and welfare of  the residents. The experts who made the calls  at a zoom meeting organised by the Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), also said Read More…

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FRSC records 9 crashes in Lagos, Ogun- Zonal Commander

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), RS2 Command, Lagos, says it has recorded nine road crashes with one fatality in Ogun and Lagos States during the lockdown occasioned by Covid-19 pandemic. Mr Samuel Obayemi, the FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of the two states, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Read More…