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Crime Metro Robbery Top Story

Lagos police rescues victim from “one-chance” syndicate

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Police Command say they have caught two members of a gang whose speciality was robbing unknowing passengers with their cars. The command’s official spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, reported the arrest on his verified Twitter account on Thursday. Hundeyin named the culprits as Folashade Sholagbe, a woman of 36, and Seun Oke, a Read More…

Education Metro Top Story

Lagos exams board denies payment for BECE practicals announcement

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Disregard any information you may have heard regarding having to pay N5,000 in order to take the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) practicals in 2023, according to the Lagos State Examinations Board’s advice to relevant parties. This information was provided in a statement that was given on Monday in Lagos by Mr. Orunsolu Adebayo, Director Read More…

Environment Metro

Lagos partners UNIDO on circular economy

Reading Time: 3 minutes To further promote and expand the value chain in the circular economy, the Lagos State Government has partnered with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). These remarks were made by Dr. Dolapo Fasawe, General Manager of the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), at a workshop on the circular economy held on Tuesday in Read More…

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Land Metro

Lagos activists implore Sanwo-Olu to stop land grabbers

Reading Time: 4 minutes Under the banner of the Centre for Human and Socio-Economic Rights (CHSR), human rights advocates have asked Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and security personnel to make stopping the threat of land grabbing a top priority. The campaigners appealed for government intervention to stop land grabbers’ persistent harassment, criminal trespass, and violent behaviour after highlighting Read More…

Metro Women

IWS affirms women’s empowerment

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The International Women’s Society (IWS) has vowed to keep empowering the nation’s underprivileged citizens, especially women and children. Izabella Abia-Okon, the president of IWS, made this statement on Tuesday in Lagos during the association’s April meeting and cultural exchange programme in partnership with the Nigerian-Hungarian Chamber of Commerce. Abia-Okon claims that IWS opened a skills Read More…

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Aviation Metro Top Story

Aviation employees’ strike causes Lagos airport access roads gridlocks

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Workers in the aviation industry began a warning strike on Tuesday, closing down offices of several aviation organisations in Lagos. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, and the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency were all closed. Union members surrounded Lagos’s Murtala Mohammed International Airport, causing traffic jams in the area. Unionists Read More…

Elections Metro Politics Top Story

Lagos Guber: PDP seeks APC, LP disqualification at tribunal

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal received a petition from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Dr. Abdul-Azeez Adediran (Jandor). The party and Adediran want the APC and LP candidates disqualified for violating the Election Act 2022. The petitioners disputed the March 18 gubernatorial election’s results in the April 7 EPT/LAG/GOV/01/2023 Read More…