Crime Drug Trafficking Metro Top Story

Police intercept cannabis worth N3m in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have intercepted 10 bags of illicit drugs worth N3 million and suspected to be Indian Hemp. Lagos Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday. Hundeyin said that the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) operatives on a routine patrol intercepted the vehicle Read More…

Metro Technology Top Story

Lagos leading technology start-up hub in West Africa – Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state has the highest number of technology start-ups in West Africa and is the leader in e-commerce. Sanwo-Olu made this known during the inauguration of Mainone/MDXI Data Centre on Wednesday at Lekki, Lagos Mainone/MDXI, a subsidiary of Equinox Technology, is a cable and communication services company. Sanwo-Olu alongside Read More…

Environment Metro Top Story Waste

Govt, stakeholders harp on synergising in recycling for maximum impact in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government and stakeholders in the recycling industry have emphasised the need for synergy in plastic recycling for maximum impact. They made this known during a Stakeholders Forum on Plastic Recycling organised by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on Wednesday in Lagos. Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, Executive Director, Lagos Waste Management Authority Read More…

Judo Sports

124 athletes converge in Lagos for Judo trials

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: THISDAYLIVE. No fewer than 124 athletes are taking part at the ongoing National Open Judo Commonwealth trials which opened on Wednesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere, Lagos. The 124 athletes at the two-day trials are from 19 organisations including universities, states and clubs nationwide. Oshodi Musa, President, Nigeria Judo Federation, said at Read More…

Metro Top Story

VIS slams 5K tickets on traffic offenders monthly in Lagos – Director

Reading Time: 2 minutes Director of Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) in Lagos, Mr Akin-George Fashola, has said that the service issues an average of 5,000 bills for traffic offences on monthly basis. Fashola dropped the hint in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Tuesday. He said that after the installation of cameras on Read More…

Business Real Estate

Lagos moves to restore activities to real estate sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: 3CEES Projects. The Lagos State Government has said that deliberate policies and actions are ongoing to restore activities to the real estate sector of the state economy. Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Housing, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, stated this at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Real Estate Outlook 2022 Read More…

Athletics Metro Sports

Sales Run road race draws 40 participants in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Shutterstock. A 5.2-km Road Race to sensitise professional sales personnel on the importance of exercise to their health and physical well being flagged off in Saturday in Lagos. No fewer than 40 young sales personnel participated in the race, tagged ‘Sales Run 2022’. The race, which began by 7am at the main gate Read More…

Metro Top Story

Lagos to screen 100,000 women for breast, cervical cancer annually

Reading Time: 3 minutes Commemorating the 2022 World Cancer Day, the Lagos State Government made known its plans to screen 100,000 women for breast and cervical cancer annually free of charge. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, made the disclosure at Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area Secretariat, the venue of a community outreach campaign Read More…

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Lagos prosecuted 1,120 traffic offenders in 2021, says official

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mrs Arinola Ogbara-Banjoko, the Coordinator, Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile Court) , says that the court prosecuted 1,120 traffic offenders in 2021. Ogbara-Banjoko stated this while speaking with newsmen on Thursday during the 3rd Mobile Court Quarterly Sensitisation and Awareness Exercise Zero Tolerance for Violation of Traffic Offences. She said that of the prosecutions carried Read More…

Sports Squash Racket

Adegoke, Olatunji, others win at Lagos squash championships

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some squash enthusiasts, on Saturday, applauded the winners and participants at the just concluded Lagos State Squash Tournament for U- 1 boys and girls and the men’s and women’s category. In the men’s category, Onaopemipo Adegoke defeated Gabriel Olufunmilayo 3-2, in a keenly contested final that could have gone either way at the Teslim Balogun Read More…