• Traders counts their losses as fire guts Balogun market in Lagos

    Traders counts their losses as fire guts Balogun market in Lagos0

    A wildfire yesterday gutted a section of the popular Balogun Market on Lagos Island. An eyewitness disclosed to The Guardian that a section of the market was engulfed in flames. According to a source, the building on fire is a shopping plaza located at No. 43, Martins Street, Lagos Island. Firemen from the Lagos State

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  • The first military Governor of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson dies at 83

    The first military Governor of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson dies at 830

    The first military Governor of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson, is dead. He was aged 83. The father of four died in a Lagos hospital on Wednesday. The son of the late army brigadier, Deji, who confirmed the death, said he fought a long battle. He said, “I am afraid to break the news to you

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  • Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

    Two-storey building collapses in Lagos0

    Another two-storey building collapsed at Ojuelegba area of Lagos on Thursday evening, 12 days after the collapse of a three-storey building at Magodo Phase 1 in the state. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited the scene at No 7, Rufai Street, Ojuelegba, said no life was lost in the incident which

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    Several persons were injured when a loaded trailer collided with a bus belonging to the Bus Rapid Transport scheme along the Ikorodu Road on Tuesday. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the trailer, which belonged to Dangote skidded off the main carriageway to collide with the bus, which was in its own corridor.

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  • One Person Shot, Many Injured In Lagos at the Protest – #RevolutionIsNow

    One Person Shot, Many Injured In Lagos at the Protest – #RevolutionIsNow0

    One person was allegedly shot and majority sustained injury while taking to their heels at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos. This occurred when the planned demonstration of the Coalition for Revolution (CORE) spearheaded by the former Presidential Aspirant of The African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Omoyele Sowore was averted by the heavy security presence.

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  • SANITATION: No plan to re-introduce monthly sanitation – Lagos govt

    SANITATION: No plan to re-introduce monthly sanitation – Lagos govt0

    The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has no plan to reintroduce the monthly environmental sanitation, and vehicular restriction which was scrapped by the immediate past government. Recall that the state government under the administration of former governor Akinwunmu Ambode on November 23, 2016, cancelled the exercise, which used to hold every last Saturday

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