Latest Stories in Lagos

 

Breaking: INEC vows to get to the root of of Kano underage voting

Comments

By Bose Adelaja and Gabriel Olawae Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has vowed to get to the root of underage voting in Kano, says PVC will be ready in March. Chairman Independent...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

5 Nigerians in celebrated ‘Black Panther’

Comments

The release this week of Marvel Studios’ latest superhero outing, “Black Panther”, has triggered the enthusiasm of African movie fans and a sense of pride that Hollywood has...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

$500m Euro Bond: Senate summons Adeosun, Amaechi, DMO DG Over diversion of power funds to remodel airports

Comments

..Asks NSIA, NBET to provide evidence, bank statements on status of $350m Eurobond Fund By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has summoned the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun to appear before it...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Jubilation as Ipakodo, Ajara get new monarchs

Comments

By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Chris Onuoha The joy of indigenes of Ikorodu and Yaba areas knew no bounds when Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State within one week, installed and presented staff...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

APC reconciliation: The task before Tinubu in S’West

Comments

By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon, Gbenga Olarinoye, Ola Ajayi, Rotimi Ojomoyela & Daud Olatunji THERE is no doubt that the job given to former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

‘FG, states should make cancer treatment free’

Comments

By Oboh Agbonkhese Lagos—The Federal and state governments have been urged to, among other suggestions, establish cancer research institutes across the country, make cancer treatment free...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Snake venom and Jerry cans

Comments

By Azu Ishiekwene JAMB-snake conundrum We’re back where we used to be many moons ago. Shortages and long petrol queues have resurfaced and there’s no sign that things would get better...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Nigeria hosts African Fencing championship

Comments

From March 1 through 5, Nigeria will play host to the 2018 Junior and Cadet African Fencing Championship at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. Speaking at a press conference at the Nigeria...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Lagos: Cultivating and sustaining a growth mindset(2)

Comments

By Akintola Benson-Oke Continued from yesterday EVERY officer of the Lagos State Public Service with a ‘growth mindset’ will be personally invested in the resolve and effort to cut...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Kidnap kingpin, Evans’ arraignment stalled by DPP’s error

Comments

By Abdulwahab Abdulah Efforts by the state to arraign kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, on a fresh charge of kidnapping was, yesterday, stalled over multiple filing of the...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

NOGIG 2018: Over 1,000 athletes to vie for honours

Comments

Over 1000 athletes representing 13 companies in Nigeria’s Oil and Gas sector will compete in the 2018 Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Games beginning Sunday, February 18 at the Chevron...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

ECOWAS Trade: LCCI laments lack of global outlook

Comments

By Naomi Uzor The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, has canvassed for global positioning for Nigerian businesses saying the private sector have confined themselves to the comfort of...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Transport fare increases by 8% in January — NBS

Comments

By Gbenga Olarinoye & Adaeze Okechukwu Against the backdrop of hike in petrol price across the country, the average fare paid by commuters for road trips surged by an average 8.13 percent...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

Attacks: How we’re tackling herdsmen/farmers clash – IGP

Comments

By Evelyn Usman & Esther Onyegbula Lagos—THE Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday, said that the Police has moved in to resolve the crisis in Benue State, by dialoguing...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →

2019: INEC registers 231,435 voters in Lagos, probes extortion at registration centres

Comments

By Monsuru Olowoopejo Lagos—THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed that no fewer than two of its staff are currently facing disciplinary actions for allegedly...

Fri Feb 16th, 2018     Read More →