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Policeman Fired For Attempted Murder Of Lady Friend

  A policeman, one Seargent Eze Aiwansoba, attached to the Special Protection Unit, Base 16, Ikeja, has been fired for attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze. This was disclosed by the Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi via a statement issued on Monday. He noted that the incident … Continue reading Policeman Fired For Attempted Murder Of Lady Friend Read Full Story

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Nigeria

Amended broadcasting code yielding results – Minister

Amended broadcasting code yielding results – MinisterBy Rotimi Ijikanmi Information and Culture Minister Alhaji Lai Mohammed said amendments to the National Broadcasting Code to reposition the sector have started to show results. The minister made this known on Monday in Lagos during an engagement of the ministerial working group on the digital switchover (DSO) with the relevant stakeholders. Mohammed revealed that by joining the amended code, he was rightly informed that a large multinational recently canceled an ad production planned for South Africa and moved it to Nigeria. “The result? Practitioners in Nigeria earned N10 million from production, while model fees totaled N5 million. “This is only the beginning, as we are determined to implement the reforms diligently. The (NAN) reports that to stimulate growth and investment in the advertising sector, an amendment has been made to the broadcasting code regarding the production of advertising for local goods and services. The amended section states that “all […]

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Business

Lagos gives Catholic mission four hectares of land

The Lagos State Government has handed over four hectares of land to the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos for the construction of Bethlehem Girls College that was affected by Abule-Ado explosion. The Commissioner for Special Duties and lnter-Governmental Relations, Tayo Bamgbose-Martin, presented the land documents to the representatives of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos on behalf...

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Nigeria

Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF President

Men’s cricket championship vital for international commitments — NCF PresidentProf. Yahaya Ukwenya, the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) has said that the upcoming National Men’s Championship was vital to the country’s international engagement later this year. Ukwenya said the event which would start on Monday and end on March 31 at the Edo Boys High School, Cricket High Performance Centre, Benin City, would enhance the country’s preparation. He said:” The forthcoming 10-day Championship is a key event on NCF Calendar given the weight of international commitments that the country is committed to later in the year. “For us, this Championship is the first on the list of activities that will form the molding of a stronger national team both for the Under 19 and more importantly the Senior Men’s team. “We have three World Cup tickets to vie for later in the year, hoping that the COVID-19 Pandemic’s tide will continually be stemmed as it is presently being done now. […]

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COVID-19: Only Those Eligible For Phase One Will Be Vaccinated – Lagos Govt

  Only those who fit into Phase One of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise in Lagos State will be attended to at the approved sites from Monday, the government has said. Such persons include healthcare workers, COVID-19 Response Team (RRT), ports of entry staff, laboratory network, judiciary, military, police, other security agencies, petrol station workers, teachers, … Continue reading COVID-19: Only Those Eligible For Phase One Will Be Vaccinated – Lagos Govt Read Full Story

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Nigeria

Federation pledges to revive Pro wrestling

Federation pledges to revive Pro wrestlingChief John Uche, President of Nigeria Pro-Wrestling Federation (NPWF) has reiterated the commitment of the body to revive the sport in the country. Uche made this known during the Mock Wrestling Championship organised by the federation in Lagos on Saturday. He attributed the challenges facing pro-wrestling to lack of support from government and corporate organisations which had resulted to dearth of competition. He said that the foregoing had stunted the progress of the once famous sport’s in the country. “Our mission and aspiration as a federation is geared toward reviving professional wrestling. This  is why we have come up with this competition to engage wrestlers after so many years of inactivity. “We will be needing the support of corporate bodies and the government in our quest to restore the lost glory of pro-wrestling in Nigeria,” he said. Uche said that the federation wanted to use pro-wrestling to engage restive youths […]

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#EndSARS Panel: Protest Coordinator Testifies As Army Fails To Show Up Again

  The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of SARS and other related matters on Saturday listed eight petitions for hearing. The Nigerian Army was at the top of the list as the panel gave the military yet another chance to appear and state its version of the incident of Oct 20, 2020, … Continue reading #EndSARS Panel: Protest Coordinator Testifies As Army Fails To Show Up Again Read Full Story

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Adegboruwa Asks Lagos Police Boss To Order Release Of Detained American Lady

  A legal practitioner, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN) has asked the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, to order the immediate release of a detained American lady, Kari Ann R’ouke. She was said to have been arrested on February 9 and detained indefinitely over the death of her partner. R’ouke, an American nurse approached … Continue reading Adegboruwa Asks Lagos Police Boss To Order Release Of Detained American Lady Read Full Story

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Eagles must return to Lagos to be great again – Oliseh

Former Super Eagles captain and coach, Sunday Oliseh, talks about the Golden Generation, his new book and more on Kick and Follow. Correspondent EBENEZER BAJELA monitored the interview Why did you use ‘Audacity to Refuse’ as title of your new book that will be published soon? It’s because it sums up my whole life and...

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Maiden Female Cricket League to end with Super-Four in Benin

Maiden Female Cricket League to end with Super-Four in BeninThe maiden South-South female cricket league in the country will be rounding off this weekend with Super-4 playoff in Benin. Uyi Akpata, Chairman of Edo State Cricket Association, disclosed this in a statement released to newsmen in Lagos on Friday He said that the two-day event would hold between March 20 and March 21 at the Edo Boys High School, Benin Akpata, who is also the Vice President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), said the event would parade two top teams from each of the two zonal classifications of the preliminary rounds. He said: “This is a landmark event for us and the country. In fact, it is the first of its kind in West and North Africa. “Cricket development should not leave out any gender and since we saw the response from the girls during our grassroots projects, we just felt it was ripe for a separate platform […]

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‘LLT will transform learning in Lagos’

The Director-General, Office of the Education Quality Assurance, Lagos State, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, has said the newly unveiled online community learning intervention platform, ‘Lagos Learns Together,’ will revolutionise learning in the state. Seriki-Ayeni made this known on Thursday during the unveiling of LLT at the Lagos SUBEB Multipurpose Hall, Lagos. According to her, the educational...

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Breaking: Lagos vaccinates 12,720 people in 48 hours

The Lagos State Government says it has vaccinated 12,720 people with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 48 hours after the vaccination exercise commenced in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination update for March 16. He
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Nigeria

‘Cultists Clashed In Ketu Over Revenue Generation At Ketu Fruits Market’ – Lagos Police Confirms

The Lagos state police command has confirmed the cult clash at Ketu as they gave a reason for the clash. According to the state police, these cultists clashed in the Ikosi-Ketu area which led to the destruction of businesses and properties because of revenue generation at the Ketu Fruits Market. This was confirmed by the [...]

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Alleged Money Laundering: Ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji To Open Defence March 24

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed March 24 for the former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji, to open his defence in an alleged ₦338.8 million money laundering trial. Justice Mohammed Liman set the date on Wednesday after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) closed … Continue reading Alleged Money Laundering: Ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji To Open Defence March 24 Read Full Story

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New WEF African World Leaders to Win Aliko Dangote Scholarship

New WEF African World Leaders to Win Aliko Dangote ScholarshipLAGOS, Nigeria, March 17, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – Eleven young African entrepreneurs, including two Nigerians, who have been named Young Global Leaders (YGL) by the World Economic Forum (WEF) by 2021 , are to benefit from the Aliko Dangote Fellowship to support young African world leaders. The beneficiaries are among 112 people under the age of 40, selected as Young Global Leaders by the WEF, from 56 countries. The two Nigerians, Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong, founder of 54gene and Obi Ozor, founder of Kobo360, joined the ranks of previous Nigerian winners, Ambassador Debo Adesina, former Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian Newspapers and current Ambassador from Nigeria in Togo and Mr. Simon Kolawole, CEO of Cable Newspapers Ltd. In announcing the winners, the WEF confirmed that African YGLs will benefit from the Aliko Dangote Scholarship, made possible by the Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF). To date, 73 young leaders […]

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