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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 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 […]

REPORT BY BARNABAS HUNJO The Lagos State Assembly has called for the ban on sales and consumption of a local brew known as “Sokundaye” and other hazardous liquid substance in the state. The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Mudashiru Obasa said that generally, even in the United States of America, people had not stopped the […]

REPORT BY JULIE EKONG The Lagos State Government has taken full responsibility of the medical bills of victims of the motor accident involving a full load cement truck and a passenger (BRT) bus which occurred at Asolo along Lagos Ikorodu Road. The State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi disclosed this during a visit to […]

REPORT BY YEMISI DADA The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, says it will begin digital Biometric collection of all residents of the State in flood prone areas to adequately ensure their safety during heavy rains. This will also help the State government plan ahead for conducive relief camps in case of emergency. Director-General of […]

REPORT BY JULIE EKONG A two – day media dialogue on Sanitation has opened in Lagos with a call on members of the public to respect the environment by defecating in the toilet whenever the need arises. A Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH, Specialist at UNICEF, Mr Bioye Ogunjobi, made the call while presenting a […]

REPORT BY SHERIFAT OYEDIRAN Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has advocated that nursing mothers should fully embrace exclusive breastfeeding. Speaking at the annual breastfeeding week of the Lagos Chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists, NAWOJ, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu also called on fathers, family members, colleagues, organizations and communities to […]

REPORT BY JULIE EKONG The Lagos State government is to create twenty – six birth registration centers across the state to complement the existing ones. Alimosho is to get six centers due to its large population. This will bring to one hundred and twenty – eight the total number of birth registration centers in Lagos […]

REPORT BY YEMISI DADA Lagos is all set to adopt new security measures that will tighten the noose on criminals engaging in pipeline vandalism and kidnapping in the State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known to newsmen at the weekend, after a meeting behind close door with the commanders of all security formations in the […]


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