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Taming indecent dressing on campuses through strict regulations, sanctions

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Nigeran undergraduates have embraced fashion trends that appear a little extravagant for students who are supposed to be certified worthy in character and learning upon graduation. The so-called...

Thu Dec 12th, 2019     Read More →

How swift emergency intervention rescued Lagos hotel explosion victims

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The Management of the Healing Stripes Hospital has disclosed that its emergency teams salvaged the gas explosion situation at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel by rendering first aid service to the...

Thu Dec 12th, 2019     Read More →

Health benefits of spinach - Part 2

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If there was one article I wrote that generated so much interest and comments, this article on spinach I wrote two weeks ago will easily occupy that position. A lot of comments have been made,...

Thu Dec 12th, 2019     Read More →

Court adjourns Naira Marley’s trial on alleged credit card fraud

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Naira Marley A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday adjourned until Thursday, continuation of trial of a musician, Azeez Fashola (a.k.a. Naira Marley), who is facing fraud and theft...

Wed Dec 11th, 2019     Read More →

Abuse: Create platforms for students to rate lecturers anonymously ― Gender Activist

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Mrs Toun Okewale-Sonaiya, Chief Executive Officer, Women Radio 91.7 FM, has called on tertiary institutions in Nigeria to create platforms for students to rate their lecturers...

Wed Dec 11th, 2019     Read More →

Lagos to enact law criminalising keeping dangerous animals as pets

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The Lagos State Government (LASG) is to enact a law criminalising the keeping of dangerous animals as pets by individuals in the state. This follows the capture and tranquilizing of a...

Wed Dec 11th, 2019     Read More →

‘Raptors’ rise to the top was long in coming’

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Raptors’ Oginikachukwu (second right) was one of the outstanding players at the just-concluded President’s Cup.They were the Cinderella team of the just-concluded President’s...

Wed Dec 11th, 2019     Read More →

Intrigues behind removal of LASAA boss by Sanwo-Olu

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Sanwo-OluBarely seven months after assuming office, the immediate past Managing Director (MD) of Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency (LASAA), Mr. Bolaji Sanusi, became the first known...

Wed Dec 11th, 2019     Read More →

Confronting rape of minors in Ego Boyo’s new film

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Inspector Folashade Adetola (played by star actor, Kate Henshaw) in a canoe in the waterways of Makoko, Lagos, chasing a sex pervert and child killer in Ego Boyo’s new film, The Ghost and...

Wed Dec 11th, 2019     Read More →

Operators task new FIRS boss on VAT, withholding tax on capital market transactions

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Capital market operators on Tuesday urged the new Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) chairman to ensure removal of Value Added Tax on capital market transactions to boost investment in the...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →

MURIC hails Buhari on anti-corruption fight

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MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has saluted President Muhammadu Buhari over his anti-corruption war, as the world mark 2019 Anti-Corruption Day. MURIC...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →

Zero tolerance: Sanwo-Olu arrests Okoda riders over traffic laws violation

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni Luck ran out of three commercial motorcyclists, popularly called ‘Okada” riders when they were arrested by Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Recall...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →

Doctor sentenced to 10 years imprisonment over forged certificate

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A fake doctor, Ibrahim Mustapha, has just been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a high court in Yola on Monday for using a forged medical certificate for medical operations. According to...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →

Assailants attack Maersk MD, stab wife to death at Ikoyi residence

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Some assailants on Sunday night attacked and injured the Managing Director of Maersk Shipping Line Nigeria, Gildas Tohouo, in his Lagos, Ikoyi home, and also stabbed his Hungarian wife to death at...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →

Freight forwarders threaten strike over poor access to seaports

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Freight forwarders have issued a threat to down tool in the next 21 days, if the Federal Government failed to resolve the bottlenecks associated with accessing the seaports. The group, under the...

Tue Dec 10th, 2019     Read More →