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Tanker Kills Father Of Three In Lagos Traffic


The family of a father of three, Noah Akindiloye, has been thrown into mourning after the 43-year-old was crushed to death in traffic at Second Rainbow bus stop, in the Mile 2 end of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. Newsmen learnt that Akindiloye, a bus conductor, was killed by a tanker driver, identified only as Abbey, whose

Ikeja Hotels Returns To Lagos Bourse


The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has given the management of Ikeja Hotels the approval to resume trading after reviewing the two-year suspension placed on the shares of the company on Nov. 10, 2016. According to a ‘facts behind the restructuring’ document released by Ms Tinuade Awe, NSE Executive Director Regulation, trading would commence on the

2 Graduates Arrested For BVN Fraud


The police in Lagos have smashed a two-man syndicate they said specialised in swindling members of the public while pretending to be bank officials. The suspects, 25-year-old Enohomfoh Osagie Favour and Ebong Christopher, were arrested after they had allegedly swindled some persons of huge sums running into many millions of Naira. Newsmen gathered that the

28-Year Old Woman Risks 3-Years Jail Term For Allegedly Forging Nurse’s Licence


For allegedly forging a Nursing and Midwifery Council’s licence, a 28-year-old woman, Deborah Onikanni, was on Wednesday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court. Onikanni, whose address was not provided, is facing charges of conspiracy and forgery. The accused, according to the Prosecutor, Inspector Modupe Olaluwoye, committed the offences with others still at large on

Lagos Promises Improved Workers’ Welfare


The Lagos State Government has promised to improve the welfare of workers in the state, saying it has increased the budgetary provision for staff housing loans from N50m to N100m for the purpose. The state Head of Service, Mrs. Folasade Adesoye, who said this at the ongoing ministerial briefing in Lagos, added that the Staff

Lagos Community Protests Four Month Power Outage


Residents of Ijegun-Imore community in Satellite Town, Lagos State on Monday protested the four months power outage in the area. The area is serviced by Eko Electricity Distribution Company. Hundreds of placard-carrying protesters from David West New Site Estate blocked their major road, preventing motorists from passing through the area. Osuchukwu Sam-Bell, Chairman, Landlords/Residents Association, said

Two Arraigned For Visa Fraud In lkotun


A 39-year-old man, Folorunso Kayode, and 42-year-old Moses Oriole, have been arraigned before an lkeja Magistrate Court for alleged visa fraud and issuance of fake documents in the lkotun area of the state. The suspects were arraigned on eight counts bordering on conspiracy, theft and issuance of fake documents. Our correspondent learnt that the suspects

Yuletide: Lagos CP Assures Residents Of Safety


The Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal on Tuesday assured residents and visitors of utmost safety amid tight security across the length and breadth of the State during the yuletide. The CP, in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the State Police Command, Mr Chike Godwin Oti, particularly urged residents

Lagos To Establish Early Intervention Centre For Children With Special Needs


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, sunday said plans are underway to establish an early intervention centre in 2018 to provide therapy and educational support services for infants and young children with special needs. The centre, according to the governor, will enable the state government equip such children with necessary skills and help develop their

Hospital To Begin Three-Day Medical Screening December 6


To prevent misdiagnosis, reduce morbidity and mortality as well as provide world class treatment options locally, Cedarcrest Hospitals, a foremost private multi-specialty hospital group, is providing free medical screening, consultations and drugs to Nigerian citizens at her Lagos Hospital. This will be accompanied with free distribution of Insecticide treated bednets. Medical Director, Dr. Felix Ogedegbe,

EFCC Arraigns Two For Allegedly Impersonating Bank Directors In Lagos


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned two men, Chester Ukandu and George Achi at the Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged impersonation. They were charged on two counts of false representation as Directors of Mainstreet Bank Registrars Limited. They, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. After their arraignment, the prosecutor, Mr.

Governor Ibikunle Amosun Presents N345.4bn “Budget of Accelerated Development’’ For 2018


Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun on Tuesday presented to the state House of Assembly a budget of N345.4 billion for 2018. Christened, “Budget of Accelerated Development’’, Amosun said the figure represents an increase of 57 per cent over the N221.12 billion budgeted for 2017. He said that the proposal was made up of N223.72 billion

Man Allegedly Buys Over N400,000 Worth Of Recharge Cards From Unsuspecting Bank Customer’s Account In Lagos


Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RSS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man, who allegedly recharged his phone from another person’s bank account. The suspect, Ebenezer Oyeneye, a 50-year-old truck driver, who resides at No. 4, Moyinoluwa Avenue, Ijoko Lemode, Ogun State, was arrested by the decoy team of RRS.

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