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Lagos driver arrested for killing five-year-old girl

A driver named Daniel is currently under police custody for accidentally hitting a five-year-old girl at Adura Field in the Ijaye Ojokoro area of Lagos State with his car. Reports indicate that the girl was pronounced dead at the hospital…

Power grid successfully restored, says TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has announced the successful restoration of the national power grid, following its collapse at 4:28 pm on Thursday. In a statement released on Friday, TCN reported that the grid achieved full recovery by 10 pm…

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BREAKING: Confusion as fire breaks out at Lagos airport

Firefighters are currently battling to put out an inferno at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. The fire, which led to power outage at the E-Arrival area of the Lagos airport has left many travellers confused. It was gathered that…

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Lagos-bound thieves nabbed with Kogi’s 53 stolen transformers

The Governor of Kogi State, Usman Ododo, on Monday, commended security agencies in the state for the recovery of 53 transformers stolen from the National Integrated Power Project facility in the state. He described the security agencies operating in the…

Feature

‘No going back on FAAN relocation to Lagos’ — Keyamo

Amid the controversy surrounding the move by the Federal Government to relocate the headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN from Abuja to Lagos, the Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo has declared that there is…

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1,500 redeployed CBN staff to resume Lagos office Friday

Following their relocation from the Abuja headquarters, at least 1,500 Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) employees will begin work at the Lagos branch on Friday, February 2. A source within the apex bank informed PUNCH that despite facing criticism, the…

Politics

Gunmen Kidnap Lagos PDP Chairman

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Lagos State, Mr. Philip Aivoji. Aivoji was reportedly abducted on Thursday along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway at around 6pm. The Lagos State Publicity Secretary of…

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Lagos Closes Lekki Conservation Centre For Maintenance Amid Concern Over Safety

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the closure of Lekki Conservation Centre for maintenance. The development comes after a video of a tourist which shows a broken segment of the long canopy walkway within the tourist centre went viral…

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President Tinubu has no plan to move FCT to Lagos — Onanuga

President Bola Tinubu’s Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, has denied the allegation that the president is planning to relocate the federal capital territory from Abuja to Lagos. Onanuga, who was reacting to the backlash against the President’s…

Crime

Navy Raids Lagos Beach, Intercepts N128m Cannabis

Officers of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS), BEECROFT at the weekend conducted a sting operation along Lagos waterways, intercepting a large wooden boat laden with weeds suspected to be cannabis sativa with an estimated street value of N128 million The…