Environment Metro

Experts raise awareness on dangers of pollutants in plastics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Environmental experts have raised concerns on the dangers of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) in plastics in the country. They said this at a programme on National Inception and Scoping Workshop on the Circular and POPs free plastics in Africa Project on Friday in Lagos. The workshop was organised by the National Environmental Standards and Regulations Read More…

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Metro Religion

Muslims, pray for Nigeria’s progress – Lagos council chairmen urge

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Executive Chairman of Agege Local Government, Chief Ganiyu Egunjobi, urged Muslim believers on Friday to use the fasting month of Ramadan to pray for the stability and development of the nation. In his Ramadan greeting to Muslims in the local government area and throughout the nation on Friday, Egunjobi made the request. He exhorted Read More…

Health Metro Nutrition Top Story

UNICEF reports 2,000 stunted and 200,000 wasted children in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over 2,000 children in Lagos State have stunted growth as a result of malnutrition, according to Ms. Ada Ezeogu, a nutrition specialist for UNICEF, who spoke on Saturday. Because stunting has terrible effects on physical growth and cognitive development, Ezeogu stated that it was crucial to prevent the numbers from rising.Stunting and wasting are health Read More…

Metro Politics Top Story

Bode George warns of Rhodes-Vivour elimination plot before Lagos guber poll

Reading Time: 2 minutes The leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Chief Bode George, claims that Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, the Labour Party’s (LP) candidate for governor, is the target of a “grand plot” to “secretly remove” him. At a press conference on Monday in Lagos, George stated that Nigerians “should know who to hold” if anything Read More…

Elections Metro Top Story

LP to challenge Lagos pres election results in court despite victory

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Notwithstanding the party’s triumph, Pastor Dayo Ekong, the chairman of the Labour Party (LP) in Lagos State, declared on Monday that the party would continue to challenge the outcomes of the presidential and national assembly elections in court. At the conclusion of the state’s compilation of results from Saturday’s Presidential election in Lagos State, Ekong Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Top Story Traffic

4th Mainland Bridge to cost $2.5bn, to be completed in 4 years

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Fourth Mainland Bridge project will be finished in four years, the Lagos State government announced on Friday. It would cost $2.5 billion. Mrs. Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works, made the announcement in Ikeja, at a press conference to introduce the preferred contractor to carry out the project. Adeyoye predicted Read More…

Metro Politics Top Story

I’m no mole for Tinubu, Jandor declares

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran (a.k.a. Jandor), the PDP Governorship Candidate for Lagos State, claims he is not a mole for the APC and is committed to terminating the party’s dominance in the state. Adediran stated this in a Lagos interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He responded to allegations that he was installed in Read More…

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Environment Commissioner Bello demands environmental responsibility from Lagosians

Reading Time: 2 minutes As Yuletide draws near, Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, urged citizens on Thursday to actively protect their environment while having fun. In a statement that he personally signed, Bello stated that the government is doing everything it can to step up efforts to combat the scourge of climate Read More…

Metro Travel

Lagos issues travel warning ahead of launch of APC guber campaign

Reading Time: 2 minutes In advance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Gubernatorial Campaign scheduled on Saturday, December 3, the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, has issued a travel warning for Lagos residents. The flag-off will take place at Mobolaji Johnson Arena (formerly Onikan Stadium), Onikan, Lagos Island, according to a statement released by Oladeinde on Friday in Read More…