Latest News, Events and Happenings in Lagos News.en-usNAICOM disburses fund for training of 60 Actuaries NAICOMThe National Insurance Commission on Monday disbursed an undisclosed amount to the College of Insurance and Financial Management to train 60 professionals as Actuaries in the industry.Dr Yeside Oyetayo, Rector CIFM made the d <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Lagos taskforce to auction 88 vehicles for violating traffic law Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit known as Taskforce said it has obtained a court order for a public auction of 88 one-way vehicles forfeited by Lagos State Mobile Court.Chairman of the Agency, CSP Shola Jejeloye di <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Death of 22-year-old tech entrepreneur 'brings back' #EndSARS David Ntekim-RexTributes have been pouring in for David Ntekim-Rex, a 22-year-old tech entrepreneur in Lagos who was shot dead by robbers in Jibowu axis of Yaba area.Co-founder of an immigration tech firm Tunde Omotoye said David was recently emplo <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Buhari to inaugurate National Oil and Gas Excellence Centre Jan. 21 say, DPR Buhari. Photo: TWITTER/NIGERIAGOVPresident Muhammadu Buhari will virtually inaugurate the National Oil and Gas Excellence Centre , Lagos, on Jan.21, in a bid to boost the operations of the nation&rsquo;s petroleum sector, an official of the <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387 Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 1,444 new cases of the Coronavirus in the country.The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. x The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the country has t <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 EFCC seeks to upturn Lagos’ ‘pardon’ to three convicts Economic and Financial Crime Commission . Photo: WHITENIGERIANThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has described the &lsquo;pardon&rsquo; granted an Indian businessman, Ashok Israni, and two officials of Keystone Bank, Anayo Nwo <br>GuardianBestNairaMon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Amidst COVID-19, Ogundele strives to make luxury living affordable As the world has been ushered into the year 2021 and as the COVID-19 looms ahead after the second wave has been announced, Managing Director, Sujimoto Construction Company, Sijibomi Ogundele, is not relenting in his quest to make luxury affordable <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 2,663 inmates in Lagos Correction centres in 2020 are awaiting trial –DPP Directorate of Public Prosecution , Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has said that 2,663 inmates out of 2,423 representing 91 percent of total inmates enrolled at the five Federal correctional centres in the state, as at December 2020, are a <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 RRS impounds 6 vehicles with covered number plates in Lagos Rapid Response Squad has impounded six vehicles that displayed covered number plates following the directives of the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu.This is contained in a statement signed on Sunday by the Agency&rsquo;s Head <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Navy arrests 24 suspected oil thieves in Ondo The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base , Igbokoda, on Sunday, said no fewer than 24 suspected illegal oil thieves were arrested on the coastal waters in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State.Navy Capt. Shuaibu Muhammed-Ahmed, the <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 COVID-19: NCDC reports 1,598 new infections, 7 deaths Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday reported 1,598 new cases of COVID-19 with seven deaths.The NCDC, on its official Twitter handle, said the total infections in the country is now 108,943 with 22,156 active cases and 1,420 fat <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Tension over rising oxygen demand in hospitals &bull; Reliance On Cylinders For Oxygen Responsible For Shortage &ndash; Okwesil &bull; Health Institutions Depending On VendorsFor Supply Endanger Patients &ndash; Amah &bull; Teaching Hospitals, FMC Must Have Oxygen Generating Plants &bull; Lago <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Billions of Naira down the drain as avoidable grid collapse persists A power stationThe unbundling and partial privatisation of the nation&rsquo;s power sector in 2013 targeted a competitive market that would attract private investment, promote efficient management of the sector, increase power generation, as well a <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Perseverance, major key to success — Oke OkeTolulope Oke is a Nollywood Nollywood actress. She read Sociology at the University of Lagos and Dramatic Arts at the Obafemi Awolowo University , Ile Ife, Osun State. She has featured in several film productions and has just produced a new <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Does Southwest need federal development commission? Senator Ibikunle AmosunLet me state from the outset that the specific objective of this article is to engage the power elite in Western Nigeria, the most developed region in Nigeria, on why they do not need a federal Development Commission at this <br>GuardianBestNairaSun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0100