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Trump chooses J.D. Vance as running mate amid national convention

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has selected Ohio U.S. Senator J.D. Vance as his vice-presidential running mate. This announcement was made as the Republican Party officially nominated Trump to run for the White House at the start of the party’s national convention in Milwaukee. “As Vice President, J.D. will continue to fight for our Constitution, Read More…

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UAE lifts visa ban on Nigerian passport holders

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that Nigerian passport holders can now obtain visas for travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), starting today, July 15, 2024. This follows an agreement reached between the governments of Nigeria and the UAE. Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, made the announcement on his official Read More…

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Cakasa Ebenezer Foundation inducts 75 pupils into road safety clubs in Lagos

In a bid to foster road safety awareness among young minds, the Cakasa Ebenezer Foundation (CEF), under the auspices of Unit 70 Cakasa Special Marshal RS 2.16 Ikeja Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), inducted 75 pupils from three primary schools in Lagos State into the Cakasa Road Safety Clubs on Thursday. The Read More…

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7 character flaws that can hinder you from becoming successful

One of my favorite pastimes is studying individuals. Their mindset, character, actions and attitude towards life. Trust me, these things are easy to see if you pay attention over a period of time.  This article is inspired by a few individuals I observed over time. From observing their attitude and disposition toward life, their mindset, Read More…

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Supreme Court weakens federalism, strengthens unitary system

THE Supreme Court on Thursday, July 11, 2024 made landmark judgements on local government areas, LGAs, in the country. First, it gave the salutary order that they must be run by elected persons. Its second order that LGAs be paid directly by the centre, seeks more or less, to de-link them from the states they are located. In other words, it Read More…

Accident Metro Top Story

Traffic incidents cause delays on Ikorodu Road and Ogudu

Two separate traffic incidents on Sunday caused significant disruptions on major roads in Lagos. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) reported that both accidents involved trucks and led to temporary road blockages. The first incident occurred at Palmgrove, inward Obanikoro along Ikorodu Road. At 6:20 am, LASEMA responded to distress calls about an accident Read More…

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Spain celebrates Euro 2024 victory over England

Spain’s national soccer team erupted in euphoria after a dramatic 2-1 victory over England secured their record fourth European Championship title on Sunday. Substitute Mikel Oyarzabal’s decisive goal in the 86th minute clinched the win at Berlin’s Olympiastadion. Spain initially took the lead through Nico Williams early in the second half, but England’s Cole Palmer Read More…

Disaster Metro Top Story

Family escapes tragedy in Lagos building collapse

A family narrowly escaped death when their house on the outskirts of Lagos collapsed on Saturday night, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The incident occurred at No. 49, Oyinlola Street, off Adealu Bus-stop in the Iyana-Ipaja area. Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, LASEMA’s Permanent Secretary, stated that the agency received a distress call Read More…