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Highlife Star and “Zigima” music exponent, Bright Chimezie has been elected as a member of the COSON Board at the 9th Annual General Meeting of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) held in Lagos. Also elected to the Board on his own merit was renowned music maker and comedy star, Mr. Kofi Idowu Nuel, popularly known […]

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley. The judge ordered that Naira Marley be remanded in prison after his arraignment before the court on an 11 count charge of alleged credit fraud by Economic […]

Vehicular movement on Lagos Badagry expressway was at a halt earlier today over protests on the deplorable state of the international road. Stakeholders who formed a coalition with a hashtag #fixbadagry road barricaded portions of the road to drive home their demand. Strategic portions of the highway such as Badagry round about, Ijanikin, Agbara, iyana […]

President Muhammad Buhari has approved the appointment of Captain Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Captain Yadudu is to take over from the erstwhile Managing Director, Engr. Saleh Dunoma. An ICAO / ACI accredited International Airport Professional, Captain Yadudu was until his new appointment, the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Minimum Wage Repeal and Re-Enactment Act, 2019. By this act, the new minimum wage is now pegged at N30,000. The President assented to the Act today in Abuja, mandating all employers of labour across the country to pay workers a minimum of N30,000 monthly wage. The minimum […]

African Ministers in charge of transport have appealed to other member states yet to adopt the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) to do so. The Ministers made the appeal at the Second Ordinary Session of the African Union Specialised Technical Committee in Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism in Cairo Egypt 16-17 […]

Importers and Clearing Agents operating at the Lagos seaports are daily being frustrated with the avalanche of trucks blocking the ports access roads as well as the adjourning streets, thus making both vehicular and human movements a lot more stressful. Correspondent John OBOT just back from the ports, said some of the affected areas are […]

The Senator-Elect, Abia North senatorial district, Chief Orji Uzor-Kalu says if the South-East is denied the Deputy Senate President position in the Senate, he will run for the position regardless of the decision of the party. He vowed not to listen to the party or anyone who tries to persuade him from doing otherwise. In […]

Lagos State Government is set to expand its courts with the construction of a specialised court that will handle commercial disputes. The new court house will complement the existing commercial court at Onikan. According to the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, the new court house which is expected to have twenty courtrooms […]

The Lagos State Government has called on parents of JSS3 students who will sit for the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in the State not to pay any sum of money to anyone under any guise as all fees relating to the examination have been fully paid by the government. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of […]

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