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Vice Chairman of Lagos State athletics association, Yusuf Alli, has declared that the 10km Festac half marathon, would be used as a benchmark, to select athletes for the Lagos City Marathon.  He made the remark over the weekend in Festac, after an inspection tour of the routes earmarked for the 10km half marathon.  The technical […]

Members of Lagos state Assembly have called on the federal government to dialogue and not use force against agitators of secession in the country. The lawmakers also called on the National Assembly to ensure that restructuring for devolution of more powers to federating states and establishment of State Police were prioritized in the on-going constitutional […]

There is an estimated two hundred and fifty eight million international migrants across the globe and one hundred and fifty million of these are migrant workers. To this end, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, has demanded more respect for labour migrants as economic developers and urged African leaders to […]

In sustenance of its commitment towards supporting government’s efforts in prosecuting the war against the spread of the global pandemic, Covid-19, leading construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has kicked off the distribution of loads of Personal Protection Equipment (PPEs) to hospitals across Lagos state. In the first leg of the distribution of PPEs, the […]

The lock down directive is no longer in force in parts of Lagos metropolis especially in mafoluku oshodi and environs . Our correspondent observed that it is now business as usual for okada riders,motorists and other business operators who are not selling edible commodities. A lot of them said they were tired of staying indoors […]

Governors in the country have resolved to decentralised measures aimed at curtailing the spread of Coronavirus disease. At the sixth teleconference meeting of the Nigerian Governors Forum, they agreed to implement a two week interstate lockdown The forum also resolved to set up a Regional Committee on Covid-19 to coordinate the interstate lockdown and other […]

Fifty three journalists have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease in India. Majority of them belong to a television news channel, in Mumbai, India’s financial capital. Report says one hundred and sixty seven journalists were tested by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation over the weekend and one out of every three tested positive. In a televised […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has rejected the submission of Bank Verification Number, BVN, as a condition for payment of February and March withheld salaries of lectures in the Federal Universities. ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this in Abuja. The Federal Government, in a statement, approved the payment of February and March […]

Aggrieved residents of Igando, a suburb of Lagos State have allegedly killed three suspected members of a robbery gang who invaded their community. The suspects according to residents were members of the ‘One Million Boys’ terror gang, who had earlier written a letter to inform them that they were coming and of the need for […]

About three hundred youths in ishagatedo, were fed today under the Lagos State food kitchen initiative. The initiative was meant to stem unrest occasioned by Covid 19 in the state. They were served a pack of food which contained rice and beef and a plastic bottled water. Some of the beneficiaries appreciated the state and […]

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