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Harmattan: Lagos records 40 fire incidents at weekend – Commissioner

About 40 fire incidents were recorded in different parts of Lagos State over the weekend, the Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr Seye Oladejo, has said. Oladejo disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria

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3 Ships arrive Lagos ports with bulk gas, diesel, other commodities

Two ships laden with petrol and diesel are waiting to berth in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday. According to NPA publication, Shipping Position, one other ship would berth with bulk fertiliser. The NPA said 25

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Dangote floats $100m truck assembly plant in Lagos

Dangote Group of Companies has established a $100million truck assembly plant in Lagos as part of its efforts toward boosting foreign exchange and job creation in the country. The group said in a statement on Sunday in Lagos that the

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Peace Corps to recruit 2,000 youths, adults in Lagos State,

The Peace Corps of Nigeria says it will recruit 2, 000 youths from Lagos State this year, Mr Mutairu Habib, the South-West Zonal Commandant of the corps said on Saturday in Lagos. “The corps is targeting to recruit 2,000 officers

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Lagos Assembly passes 2017 Appropriation Bill

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the state’s 2017 Appropriation bill of N812.998 billion. The passage followed the adoption of the report and recommendations of the House Committee on Budget and Economic Planning, headed by Mr Rotimi

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Police RRS foils kidnap attempt of 2-year-old boy in Lagos

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 33-year-old man, over the alleged attempt to kidnap a two-year-old boy at Owode, Ogun. The operatives got a hint of the kidnap attempt of the boy

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Many trapped as Lagos police college building collapses

A yet-to-be confirmed number of persons have been trapped after a building collapsed in Police College, Ikeja, Lagos State in the early hours of Sunday. An official of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, who spoke to our correspondent on

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Lagos By-Election: Akinwunmi, APC candidate emerges winner

Mr Nurudeen Akinwunmi, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday defeated his opponents to emerge winner of the Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency By-Election in Lagos. The returning officer of the election, Prof. Clement Aghatise, made the declaration at the

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Lagos Assembly approves death penalty for kidnappers

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday approved death sentence for kidnappers, whose victims died in their custody. The approval followed the adoption of a report presented by Mrs Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, the Chairman of the House Committee on Judiciary,

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Jungle Justice: Produce culprits of Lagos mob killing, Senate tells Police

The Senate has called on the Police to fish out perpetrators involved in the mob killing of a supposed teenage boy for alleged stealing of a portion of cassava meal, popularly known as garri. In a motion sponsored by Senator

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