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Nigerian Navy arrests 80 vessels over crude oil theft, others

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Friday said it had arrested over 80 vessels within the last three years for various maritime offences. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Ibok-Ette Ibas disclosed this in his address at the closing ceremony of the sea exercise Obangame Express 2019 at the Naval Dockyard

12 killed in Lagos collapsed building

Twelve persons, including nine children, have been confirmed dead in the three-storey building that collapsed in the Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island. The building, which houses a primary school on the second floor, caved in on Wednesday morning while pupils were in their classrooms. Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency

INEC declares Babajide Sanwo-Olu Lagos Governor-elect

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been declared the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday, March 9. Returning Officer, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, made the declaration on Sunday at INEC’s collation centre in Yaba, Lagos. Sanwo-Olu, who scored 739,445 out of the 977,476 total

Lagos Governorship: Understanding the TAN, ifeanyi ubah endorsement of sanwo-olu

By Law Mefor Rapprochement is the word – reestablishment of a happy relationship or rearrangement. A peace treaty between warring parties is a kind of rapprochement. That is the real perspective to the mission of Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah and Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) in Lagos governorship election. TAN hardly needs any

INEC postpones elections in Lagos, Rivers, Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the postponement of the elections in some parts of Lagos, Rivers and Anambra States following disruption of the exercise due to violence. The commission said elections in Akuku Toru and Bonny local government areas of Rivers state as well as some parts

Thugs set ballot boxes ablaze in Lagos

Some ballot boxes at Polling Unit 18 located at junction of Ohafia/Ago Palace Way, Okota in Oshodi/Isolo LGA of Lagos State have been set on fire. The thugs who committed the arson also attempted to force voters to thumbprint for a particular candidate, reports say. The News Agency of Nigeria correspondent who witnessed the

Elections: Customs intercept police uniforms, tear gas in Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone ‘A,’ Nigeria Customs Service, said it intercepted bales of uniforms, tear gas canisters and other paraphernalia of the Nigeria Police Force. The command revealed that the uniforms that were intercepted along Lagos road were concealed in a Toyota Sienna space bus heading out of Lagos. The Customs

NAFDAC confiscates fake drugs worth N60m in lagos

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has confiscated fake drugs worth N60millon from a warehouse in Lagos. This was contained in a press statement signed by NAFDAC Director General, Prof. Moji Adeyeye on Monday in Abuja. “Following a tip off by a concerned citizen, officers of Investigation and

Four policemen arrested for alleged Robbery in Lagos

Four policemen attached to Ijanikin Division, Badagry, have been arrested for allegedly robbing a Togo based Nigerian man of his CFA 350,000 (N221,508). Inspector Victor Amiete, Sergeants Samuel Gbemunu and Afolabi Oluwaseun as well as Corporal Adigun Omotayo are currently being detained at the Provost Section, Command Headquarters, Ikeja. It was gathered