Lock down: Centre for Restoration of Values Takes Distribution Of Relief Packages To More Than 250 Families In Lagos and Ogun States

Lock down: Centre for Restoration of Values Takes Distribution Of Relief Packages To More Than 250 Families In Lagos and Ogun States

Reading Time: 2 minutes As part of its ongoing distribution of palliatives exercise, the Restore Home Initiative (RHI), a brain-child of the Centre for Restoration of Values, has distributed both cash and food items to 281 indigent families in Lagos and Ogun states during the COVID-19 lockdown. The Centre for Restoration of Values (CRV) is a registered Lagos based Non Governmental Organization (NGO) with headquarters in Ojo and operational offices in Apapa, Badagry, Amuwo Odofin and Ado-Odo Ota. According…

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Muhammadu Sanusi II leads Jumat Prayer in Awe, IGP orders his release

Muhammadu Sanusi II leads Jumat Prayer in Awe, IGP orders his release

Reading Time: 2 minutes The dethroned Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II, led Awe Community in Nasarawa State in the Jumat prayer, Friday congregational prayer, early today, March 13, 2020. Emir Sanusi was deposed on Monday, March 9, and banished to Loko Local Government Area of Nasarawa state. However, he moved to Awe where the community received the former Emir with a joyful welcome and prayed he stayed with them forever. The former Emir was also joined in…

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Breaking: Electric shock killed Amaechi’s CSO in Kaduna

Breaking: Electric shock killed Amaechi’s CSO in Kaduna

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Chief Security Officer of Nigeria’s Ministry of Transportation, Mr Tony Iwelu has been declared dead after electric shock in an undisclosed hotel in Kaduna. According to Mr Peter Afunanya, chief spokesperson for the DSS, the officer was electrocuted at his hotel room. “He died at his hotel during an electric accident,” Mr Afunanya said Information from other anonymous sources said the incident happened at around 10:30 am in the morning of Monday, February 17….

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Lagos declares 105 housing estates in Lekki, Ibeju-Lekki, Sangotedo among others as illegal settlement

Lagos declares 105 housing estates in Lekki, Ibeju-Lekki, Sangotedo among others as illegal settlement

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning Urban Development has declared about 105 estates Eti-Osa and Ibeju-Lekki Local Government areas as illegal settlements. This information was contained in an advertorial which was placed in many national dailies on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The majority of residents in these estates are middle-class citizens as well as civil servants. The government mentioned that these estates layouts are not captured in the Smart City Plan of the state….

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IMF reduces Nigeria’s 2020 economic growth projection by 0.5 per cent

IMF reduces Nigeria’s 2020 economic growth projection by 0.5 per cent

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reviewed downward its 2020 economic growth rate for Nigeria to two per cent from the 2.5 per cent it had predicted earlier. According to the IMF, the cut reflects the impact of lower international oil prices while inflation in the country is expected to pick up. In addition, it predicted that “deteriorating terms of trade and capital outflows will weaken the country’s external position.” The position of IMF team…

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This is the letter that exposes misuse of power by Abba Kyari

This is the letter that exposes misuse of power by Abba Kyari

Reading Time: < 1 minute An official letter was written by The National Security Adviser to the President, General Babagana Mogunno Rtd, on the misuse and overstepping of Mr Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammad Buhari,  and the letter found its way into the public domain. According to reactions from many Nigerians, the letter only confirms their fear about the existence of a cabal which seems very powerful and controls the machinery of government. If you are…

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Picture Story: First Class Foundation School holds first inter-house sporting events

Picture Story: First Class Foundation School holds first inter-house sporting events

Reading Time: 2 minutes The First Class Foundation School held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, her first inter-house sporting events. The event in attendance dignitaries from the community as well as parents and students of the school. The highly entertaining competitions of the day which featured four houses represented by 4 colours jostled for the coveted trophies available for the various games. The green house (Folorunsho ) came first, while the Pink(Ayokson ) and yellow( Ibn Salam) houses tied…

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First Class Foundation School urges parents to always engage in sporting activities

First Class Foundation School urges parents to always engage in sporting activities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parents and general audience at the maiden edition of inter house sport of the First Class Foundation School, Badagry have been urged to be actively engaged in sporting activities as a means of attaining physical fitness and sound mind. This appeal formed the crux of the speech delivered by Mallam Monsur AbdulAzeez, who was the guest speaker at the sporting event held on Saturday at the Proposed Obas’ Palace open field in Ibereko- OLORUNDA,Badagry. Mallam…

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2020 Lagos LG Budget: Ojo Local Government to spend N1.1 bn on construction and social services in 2020

2020 Lagos LG Budget: Ojo Local Government to spend N1.1 bn on construction and social services in 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Chairman of Ojo Local Government in Lagos West Senatorial District, Mr Rosulu Idowu, presented a N2.2 bn naira expenditure plan to the LG legislative arm on Thursday, February 13, 2020, and 42% of it will be spent on capital projects. According to the details of the budget , only N146 mn of the revenue will be generated from business activities in the local government. Vast majority of the expected revenue from the monthly federal…

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Breaking: Fire guts Mile 12 market in Lagos

Breaking: Fire guts Mile 12 market in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute Traders in Mile 12 have been evacuating their goods as fire rages in the market. Barely a week after a market in Ajah area of Lagos caught fire, the state has recorded another fire outbreak. The fire which started in the early hours of Thursday, February 13, 2020, engulfed the popular Mile 12 Market in Lagos. While the fire is still raging, traders in the market known for the sale of perishable items, are calling…

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Breaking: Fuel tanker catches fire at Abule Oshun, Ojo

Breaking: Fuel tanker catches fire at Abule Oshun, Ojo

Reading Time: < 1 minute A fuel tanker is currently burning in front of the construction yard of the China Civil and Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) at Abule Oshun Bus Stop near the International Trade Fair along Lagos Badagry expressway. Traffic congestion is building up motorists to escape the scene. The cause of the fire is yet ascertained. More details later…  

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#OkadaBan: Real reasons police and LASTMA were attacked in Lagos

#OkadaBan: Real reasons police and LASTMA were attacked in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute The gross misconduct and abuse of power by the men of the Nigerian Police and members of the State task force led to chaos in Ipaja Iyana, Alimosho Lagos on Wednesday, February 5. According to residents of the area, officials of the Lagos State task force broke into apartments at Raji Rasaki Street, Iyana-Ipaja to seize about 10 packed motorcycles. The youth protested against this action while the involvement of idle commercial motorcycle operators further…

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#Okadaban: Crisis in Iyana Ipaja as Okada riders fight police

#Okadaban: Crisis in Iyana Ipaja as Okada riders fight police

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is pandemonium in Iyana Ipaja, Alimosho area of Lagos state as commercial motorcycle riders engage in free for all fight with the Police and members of the state task force. According to an eye witness account, one police was reported to have been killed and Lagos State Transport Management Agency (LASTMA) Zonal Office in the area burnt down. More details coming soon.  

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Coronavirus: There is no confirm case in Lagos, Abuja was only a prank

Coronavirus: There is no confirm case in Lagos, Abuja was only a prank

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has cleared the air about the authenticity of the coronavirus case in Lagos. According to the Commissioner of Health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, the suspected virus case is still under investigation while the person is under self-quarantine. This position was made public via Twitter handle of the commissioner. He stated that the person just returned from a visit to Shanghai, China and he went directly to check if he had…

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#World Hijab Day – Photo story : This is how hijab is being celebrated across the world

#World Hijab Day – Photo story : This is how hijab is being celebrated across the world

Reading Time: 4 minutes On every February 1st across the world, Muslim women and well-wishers from all works of life and religion come together to celebrate the choice of Muslim women to safeguard their pride and dignity. The theme of this year’s celebration is Unity in Diversity as images from other parts of the world showed this was achieved. See photos below:

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#World Hijab Day: MSSN, NAFSAT, FOWMAN, AlMuminaat and others unite to create awareness about hijab

#World Hijab Day: MSSN, NAFSAT, FOWMAN, AlMuminaat and others unite to create awareness about hijab

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 1st of February 2020 over 5 Muslim organizations gather at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education gate, along Lagos-Badagry expressway for the rally of the annual World Hijab Day. The World Hijab Day for 2020 is themed Unity In Diversity which also prompted different organizations to come together to create awareness. The Ameerah of Nasrulullahi Fathi Society Nationwide Zone 2, Hajia Mulkat Oriloye arrived with other members residing in Alagbodo Alakuko and its environs…

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Lagos State University ends 3-Days Career Fair

Lagos State University ends 3-Days Career Fair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Lagos State University have yesterday Thursday 12th September 2019, concluded it 3-Days career fair. The career fair which involved recruiters from partnering firms conducted interviews for over one thousand participating students. The career fair is an initiative organized by the school management aimed at empowering and exposing youths on how to survive and become relevant in the economic world beyond educational settings. The career fair aided interviews with highflying students for internship and…

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Management sacks lecturers for alleged publication of confidential documents

Management sacks lecturers for alleged publication of confidential documents

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Following a hot section meeting held by the Adebayo Ninalowo led governing council of the Lagos State University, on Thursday, 12th September 2019, three lecturers of the institution have been sacked. The governing council on behalf of the management accused the lecturers for allegedly using stolen documents to show alleged fraud. Anthony Dansu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Kinetics, Sports and Health Education; Adeolu Oyekan, Lecturer 1, Department of Philosophy, and Kemi Abodunrin-Shonibare,…

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64 drug traffickers arrested between 7 months says Ahmadu

64 drug traffickers arrested between 7 months says Ahmadu

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Garba Ahmadu, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command says it arrested 64 drug traffickers between January and August. Ahmadu is said to have reported this to journalists on Thursday saying the accused comprises fifty five males and nine females. He said the total drug seizure within the slated months stood at 260.202kg, which comprise of 20.360kg of cocaine, 14.040 heroine, 112.242 cannabis sativa, 84.920 methamphetamine and 24.140kg of…

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Governor and ex governor visits institution for the 1st LASU Research Fair

Governor and ex governor visits institution for the 1st LASU Research Fair

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar The Lagos State University today 3rd, September 2019 sets to hold a research fair at Aderemi Makanjuola Lecture Threatre ojo campus. The research fair with the theme Driving National Development Through Research And Innovations is the first of it kind held in the institution. His Excellency, Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, and His Exellency, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, Minister for Works and Housing, would today visit the institution in…

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