WRITTEN BY CHIOMA EZIKE The Executive Vice Chairman of the  Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC),  Professor Umar  Danbatta says  that robust telecommunications network is important for economic growth.  Speaking at the 5th edition of  Telecom Executives and Regulators Forum organised by the  Association of  Telecommunications companies of Nigeria (ATCON)  in Lagos Professor Danbatta said  that the $68 billion […]

The daughter of 93 year old Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the national leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio- Political group, Afenifere, Mrs Funke Olakunrin was Friday shot dead by suspected  herdsmen along Benin/Ore expressway. She was said to be traveling along Benin/Ore expressway when she along with others ran into the barricade mounted by the suspected […]

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has unfolded plans to revamp its operations on the Lagos waterways. To this end,  the agency has resolved to actively compliment the efforts of the State waterways agency, the marine police and other relevant stakeholders to ensure adequate safety of the commuting populace on Lagos waterways. The Director General […]

WRITTEN BY TAOHEED ABDULLAHI The Senate has expressed worry over pipeline vandalism leading to  loss of lives and property in the country. The Senate has expressed worry over pipeline vandalism leading to  loss of lives and property in the country.The Chairman, Senate ad-hoc Committee investigating Pipelines Vandalism in the country, Senator Ibrahim Gobir stated this […]

WRITTEN BY OMOLARA OMOSANYA The Senate Committee on Pipeline Explosion has visited the site of the July 4 pipeline fire in Ijegun, Alimosho Local Government area of Lagos State on an assessment and fact-finding mission. The pipeline fire was reportedly caused by activities of vandals siphoning fuel from the Nigeria National Petroleum Company, NNPC pipelines […]

Written by Omolara Omosanya The Lekki-Admiralty toll gate and the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge will be left open during peak periods tomorrow. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who made this known in an interview with newsmen after an inspection tour of the Lekki-Epe Expressway said the measure was part of efforts to find lasting solutions to the perennial […]

Written by Omolara Omosanya Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu visited victims of the Ijegun pipeline fire who are receiving treatment at the trauma and burns centre, Gbagada General hospital. In an interview with newsmen at the hospital, the Governor said he could see that the victims who sustained various degrees of burns were responding […]

Published by Yemisi Dada The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Laing, has met with Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to discuss bilateral partnership. The meeting which was held behind closed doors had the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and other top government officials in attendance. Addressing reporters after the meeting, Ms Laing […]

Published by Omolara Omosanya The Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, has shut down business activities at Sangotedo Market in Eti Osa Local Government, due to indiscriminate dumping of refuse and poor hygiene practices by traders, a development which has resulted in serious environmental problem in the area. A statement signed by LAWMA’s Director of Public […]

Written by Omolara Omosanya Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents of Ikorodu division of the State that work would commence earnestly on the Agric-Ishawo and Igbogbo roads as soon as the rains subside. Governor Sanwo-Olu who gave the assurance after inspecting the rice mill and light industrial park in Imota, in the […]

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