Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe with an iron fist from 1980 to 2017, has died aged 95, the country’s president announced today. First heralded as a liberator who rid the former British colony of Rhodesia of white minority rule, Mugabe used repression and fear to hold on to power in Zimbabwe until he was finally […]

REPORT BY BARNABAS HUNJO The Lagos State Assembly on Thursday urged the Nigeria Federal Government to take decisive actions on ensuring Nigerian nationals in Diaspora are secured wherever they are and also see to it that the South African government pay compensation to families of Nigerians whose properties were destroyed in recent xenophobic attacks. Mr […]

REPORT BY EUNICE ELILE As part of efforts towards zero tolerance to waste disposal, sustainable environment and culture of waste recycling in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has launched the Lagos State Blue Box Recycling Programme to ensure cleanliness in the state. In his keynote address,  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who was accompanied by his wife, […]

In a bid to further strengthen the security of lives and property of Lagos residents,  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu today, inaugurated One hundred and twenty Patrol vehicles and thirty-five motorcycles as part of activities marking his one hundred days in office. Governor Sanwo-Olu who handed over the vehicles to security operatives at the State House at […]

REPORT BY NOSA AITUAMEN A 55 year old suspected drug trafficker has been rescued from the jaws of death after an operation to remove a warp of methamphetamine from his system. The suspect who ingested 80 wraps of the hard drugs was able to execrete 79 wraps but unfortunately one was stuck in his stomach. […]

REPORT BY EUNICE ELILE Lagos State Government has informed residents that the enabling law to permit reintroduction of monthly sanitation is on the way. The Government’s resolve was made by the Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello during a stakeholders’ meeting with Association of Commodity Market Women and Men led by the Iyaloja […]

REPORT BY NOSA AITUAMEN Fire cover and security services by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, to some state owed and private airports in the country may soon be withdrawn over indebtedness. The agency according to investigation by our correspondent revealed that FAAN has put machineries in motion to recover its debt running into […]

Ten billion naira as been set aside as grant for women under the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund to empower, as part of activities marking the one hundred days in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The initiative is aimed at focusing and empowering women with small scale businesses, drive gender equality and also create employment […]

REPORT BY JULIE EKONG Reports say that over four hundred and twenty – five million people live with diabetes in the world. In Nigeria, it is estimated that over four million people live with the condition. In this report, correspondent Julie Ekong takes a look at diabetes, its challenges and what should be done to […]

REPORT BY JULIE EKONG Child spacing has been described as one of the ways to ensure healthy family. The Director of an NGO, Nigeria Urban Reproductive Health Initiative, NURHI, Dr. Ajoke Ashiru stated this  when she led the group on a courtesy visit to  Badagry Local Government Secretariat in Ajara, Badagry, Lagos State. Dr. Ashiru […]

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