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Lagos State Begins Reconstruction of International Airport Road


On Monday, the Lagos State Government has embarked on the reconstruction of the International Airport Road, Oshodi, saying in five months time, it will be ready. The State Governor, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had publicize that work would commence in September  at a quarterly Town Hall Meeting in Ajah . The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Adebowale Akinsanya, at the inauguration of ...

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Lagos Police Arrest Man In Possession Of Fresh Human Skull (Photos)

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Men of the Lagos state Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man, Lucien Tosume suspected to be a ritualist, for possessing a human skull. Tosume was arrested on June 4 2017 following an intelligence report in Iraye village, Sagamu local government area of Ogun state. According to ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, the suspect who specializes in ...

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Lagos Lawmaker Pleads For Release Of Abducted Students


A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Segun Olulade, on Wednesday appealed to the abductors of six students of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, in Epe to release them. Olulade, representing Epe Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. NAN reports that the six students were ...

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Hundreds Escape Death At Lagos Airport As Aircraft Tyre Burst Upon Take Off


Hundreds of passengers on Thursday escaped death when their Dubai-bound Qatar Airways aircraft suddenly had a burst tyre while attempting to take off at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The incident occurred on the runway 18 Right of the airport around 3pm. One of the passengers, who spoke to newsmen on condition of anonymity, said the Captain was already ...

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How Diamond Bank, Staff Duped Us -Alaba traders cry out


Some traders at Alaba International Market in Ojo Local government area of Lagos have been duped after a Diamond Bank Staff allegedly went to their various shops and obtained large sums of money under the false pretence of depositing it into their various accounts in the bank rather bolted. While the total amount was yet to be ascertained because the ...

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Police Arrest Suspected Militant Planning To Bomb Lagos Third Mainland Bridge


A suspected militant and member of a gang planning to blow up the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, has been arrested by the police. Police recovered two AK 47 Rifles, two cartons of Explosives and Detonators. The arrest, according to the police, was made after several weeks of meticulous follow up on intelligence information on the activities ...

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Court Rule Out Lekki Gardens MD’s Motion For Bail Variation

Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Mr. Richard Nyong (right) and Contractor, Odofin Taiwo Henry (left) with one of the defense lawyers, Mr. Gboyega Okenla during their appearance at the Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate Court in connection with the Lekki Garden building collapse, on Monday.

An Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrate Court on Monday struck out a motion filed by the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Mr. Richard Nyong seeking a variation of the earlier bail conditions ordered by the court following his arrest in connection with the collapse of a five-storey building under construction on Kushenla Road, Ikate Elegushi area of Lagos State which killed no ...

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Mob Beat LASTMA Zonal Head to Death in Lagos

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The Zonal Head of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, Apapa, Bakare was on Thursday beaten to death by suspected okada riders and touts in Apapa area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. PM News gathered that Bakare was killed at Point Road, Apapa while enforcing the road traffic law which banned okada riders from plying 475 major roads in Lagos. ...

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14 Dead, 8 Houses Burnt In Petrol Tanker Fire In Niger

People gather at the scene next to the bodies of the victims after a Nigerian petrol tanker tipped over in Okogbe on July 12, 2012. More than 100 people who rushed to scoop up fuel after a Nigerian petrol tanker tipped over on July 12 were killed when the vehicle and pools of spilled oil caught fire. Children were among those killed, while dozens more were badly burned, despite a warning from troops who arrived at the crash site that a blaze could ignite at any moment. AFP PHOTO/STR

Fourteen persons in Tegina town in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state, on Friday, lost their lives as a result of a fire caused by a petrol tanker. It was gathered that the tanker was conveying petrol from Lagos to Kaduna when the driver lost control and rammed his vehicle into some residential buildings in the town. Eight houses ...

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FIRS Propose Nigerians Must Show Evidence Of Tax Payment Before Getting Int’l Pasport


Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has said that Nigerians might begin to show evidence of tax payment before they can obtain their international passports. He was speaking on Monday, at the 136th meeting of the Joint Tax Board, which had the theme: “Increased Inter-Agency Co-operation to Enhance Tax Compliance and Optimise Revenue Collection”, ...

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