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    Politics Senate Grants Lagos $200million World Bank Loan

    Lagos State government has received $200m loan request following the deliberation of the report of Ad-hoc Committee on Foreign and Local debt to which the request was referred a fortnight ago to the Senate Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC Kano South), in a motion for the consideration of the report...
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    Metro Boko Haram Scare: Lagos Schools Scrap Morning Assemblies

    The fear of Boko Haram attacks in Lagos may have caused Education authorities in the state to direct schools not to hold normal early morning assembly sessions. Some teachers in public schools in the state told SUN Correspondent that principals and head teachers have stopped morning assemblies...
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    Politics When I Met Tinubu, I Ran Errands For Him - Fashola

    The former Governor of Lagos state and minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola explains in an interview how he first met his mentor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. From the interview, Fashola said, “I met Tinubu when he was the Treasurer of Mobil in 1990 or 1991. Tinubu's office was...
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    Metro You Can’t Make Yourself Minister - Lagos Lawyer Blasts Buhari

    A Lagos lawyer, Nnaemeka Iheoinu, has said that it is wrong for President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint himself the Minister for Petroleum, instead of naming someone else for the position. In an interview Daily Independent in Lagos, Iheonu, a member of the International bar Association (IBA)...
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    Metro [Photos] Fire Guts Sarafoam Building In Lagos

    Sarafoam building located at Ikeja in Lagos is currently on fire, according to various reports. This is occurring few days after Ebeano supermarket at Lekki, Idumota popular market and buildings in Lagos got burnt. Cause of the fire incident is yet unknown.
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    Metro Another Building Collapses in Lagos, Four Siblings Feared Dead

    Tragedy struck at the Magodo area of Lagos on Saturday as a bungalow building collapsed and killed four siblings. The incident occurred around 4:50am while the siblings were sleeping in the three-bedroom bungalow. Spokesperson, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Michael Kehinde...
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    Metro Lagos Government Shuts 6 Firms Over Inability To Remit N18.73m Tax

    The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has sealed six companies for failure to remit N18.73 million personal income taxes of their workers to the state government on Wednesday. The Assistant Head of Distrain Unit of the LIRS, Mrs Oluwalomona Ekosanmi, disclosed this to the News...
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    Politics 6 Things That Makes Lagos The Richest State In Nigeria

    Unarguably, In Nigeria, Lagos is the richest state in terms of its commercial nerve centre as well and the internal revenue by the state compared to other states in Nigeria. In some quarters, it is believed that Lagos IGR is bigger than another country's GDP. Some of the facts include: -...
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    Metro Ambode Sacks LASTMA Boss, Appoints Ex-AIG, Olakpe

    Arabamen, a former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, headed LASTMA for over a decade, since the administration of former governor Bola Tinubu. The Lagos State government on Monday removed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Young...
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    Metro Court Jails 3 'Yahoo Boys' Over N1m Theft in Lagos

    An Ikeja High Court has jailed three internet fraudsters popularly called ‘Yahoo Yahoo Boys’. They are Ihechi Charles Okeke (alias Owolabi Sunday Sunny), Mayowa Afolabi Adigun and Etop Udeme Smith. They were accused of stealing 1million Naira belonging to one Osunkoya Mary in Lagos, Daily post...
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    Metro Tension in Lagos As Police, Hoodlums Clash

    There was tension at the Ajao Estate, Ejigbo area of Lagos, yesterday, following a clash between policemen and some hoodlums. The clash started around 7:15pm following the arrest of some motocyclists around the Canoe asix. It as gathered that the hoodlums burnt a stationed armoured tank and a...
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    Metro Lagos set to Deploy Drones to Fight Crime

    The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it may deploy drones in addition to the 1,000 CCTV surveillance camera mounted across Lagos as part of the efforts to effectively monitor developments and collect data and fight crime in the state. “The use of unmanned drones to effectively receive...
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    Politics Boko Haram: Ambode urges residents to be vigilant, calm

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has called on residents of the state to remain calm as the state police command and other security agencies are working to address reports of growing insecurity in the state. He made this known through his newly appointed commissioner for information...
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    Metro Man jumps over Obalende Bridge on sighting Taskforce

    An unidentified Hausa Youth from Adamawa state, Nothern Nigeria jumped over the Obalende Bridge, Lagos on Thursday at about 6:30 p.m and died instantly, on sighting operatives of the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences, thinking that they were after him...
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    Metro Pregnant Woman Bathed With Hot Oil, Loses Pregnancy

    A 25-year-old woman, Chiwendu Nwobodo was bathed with hot groundnut oil by a neighbour in the Surulere area of Lagos over N900, also lost her two-month-old pregnancy. Her husband, Chigozie said his wife had also developed complications as her left ear was now oozing pus. The suspect and...
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    Politics Lagos Donates 150 Million Naira To Borno, Yobe, Adamawa States

    Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode on Wednesday presented cheques of N150m to Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states as a token to support them take care of those affected by Boko Haram insurgents in their states. The Governor who also condemned the activities of the insurgents while presenting the...
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    Metro Popular Lagos Pastor in Alleged Affair with K-Solo’s ex-wife

    A popular Lagos pastor, Anselm Madubuko of the Revival Assembly allegedly having an affair with K-Solo ex-wife, Kikelomo Akinwunmi Three years after a bitter separation characterised by a media war and court battle, a Nigerian producer K-Solo and his ex-wife Kikelomo Akinkunmi are in the news...
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