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  • Lagos
    Lagos State Hikes Fares for BRT, Lagbus (See new price list)

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has approved the increase of fares for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), LAGBUS and franchise buses. From March 1, commuters using the LAGBUS and BRT buses in Lagos will begin to pay more, Daily Trust reports. Addressing newsmen at Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, on Monday, February 13, Engr. Abiodun

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    Lagos landlords, tenants hail police over arrest of criminal

    Ifelodun Landlords and Residents Association in Iju/Ishaga, Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State has commended the police in Lagos over their quick intervention in arresting a suspected criminal in their area. According to the association, the suspect, from who they claimed large quantities of Indian hemp and dangerous weapons were recovered, has threatened to

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  • gunmen
    Gunmen abduct man from residence, 3 security guards killed during operation

    Dayo Adekoya, the secretary of Isheri North Estate, GRA, Lagos State has been abducted from his residence by unknown gunmen. Three security guards attached to the estate were reportedly killed during the operation which occurred on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Channels News reported that Adekoya’s abductors shot rapidly into the air before taking him away.

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  • Customs
    Customs declares two of its officers wanted

    The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has declared two of its officers wanted in connection to the intercepted boxes of rifles in Lagos. The NCS explained how it intercepted and seized a massive weapons haul of 661 brand new pump-action rifles in Lagos state. In a press statement delivered by the Comptroller-General of NCS Hameed Ali

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  • Ambode-Akinwunmi
    Ambode plans tech hub in Lagos

     The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, says plans are ongoing to transform the Sabo Industrial Estate in the Yaba area of the state to a technology hub and another Silicon Valley. He explained that the hub would serve as a place where new set of entrepreneurs and innovators could be raised to address the challenges

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  • Ambode-Akinwunmi
    Amode signs 2017 budget, promises improved economy

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has signed the N812.998bn 2017 Appropriation Bill into law, saying the money will be used to consolidate on the achievements recorded in the last 18 months and propel the state further into the path of prosperity. The governor, who spoke on Monday at a brief ceremony to mark the

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  • Crude oil
    Lagos oilfield investors row over cash call deal

    A few weeks after investors shared the first income from the Aje oil field, offshore Lagos, a dispute has arisen among the partners, calling the future of the project into question, ’FEMI ASU writes Several weeks after the sharing of the income from the first export from the Aje oil field, located offshore Lagos, a

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    14-year-old girl found chained by parents in Lagos

    A 14-year-old who was chained inside a room by her parents, has been set free after one month. According to reports, the girl identified as Onyeka John, had been chained to the window bars in a room, inside a house where she lives with her parents in Serebe street, Abaranje, Ikotun, Lagos state. Onyeka who

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  • Ambode-Akinwunmi
    Lagos will witness massive infrastructure development in 2017 – Ambode

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration has kept faith with the electioneering campaign promises made to Lagosians, assuring that the State would witness quantum leap in infrastructural development in 2017. Speaking at the grand finale of the campaign of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Saturday’s bye-election for Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency

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    44-yr-old bricklayer in the dock for raping 12-yr-old pupil in Lagos

    For allegedly raping a 12-year-old pupil, a 44-year-old bricklayer, Tunde Babalola, has docked at the Lagos Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ogba area of the state, Punch reports. It was gathered that the young victim who lives in the Mushin area of the state with her parents, had returned from school around on October 21, 2016,

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