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“I Admire Kano Politics” Tinubu Reacts To Allegation Of Meddling

National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said he has a strong admiration for the Kano brand of politics. He said he has nothing but utmost respect for the people of Kano and it's brand of progressive politics provided the impetus for the formation of the APC Tinubu stated this in reaction to the rumour making the round that he is meddling in the Kano elections. A statement dated March 19, 2019 and signed by his Media Adviser, Tunde Rahman said Bola Ahmed Tinubu is not in Kano!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Policeman Allegedly Kills 14-Year-Old Girl While Struggling With Suspect Over Iphone

Unidentified police man has allegedly murdered a 14-year-old school girl while struggling with a suspect over an iphone in Adamo area of Ikorodu, Lagos. The deceased was reportedly killed by bullets accidentally discharged from the officer’s rifle. According to a Twitter user, Fabian Mani, "the incident happened when policemen were raiding pedestrians in the area. They accosted a young man who was being questioned on why he owned an iPhone if he wasn’t a ‘yahoo boy’. 'The argument led to a misunderstanding which!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Many Trapped As Another Building Collapses In Lagos

Many people are feared trapped after another building collapsed in Oke Arin area in Lagos Island. This is coming barely one week after a three storey building collapsed at Ita Faji area of the Island which left no few than 20 persons including children dead. Recall also that another three storey building under construction collapsed in Ibadan, Oyo state. The incident had no fatalities recorded. Meanwhile, the latest development occurred as officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABCA) were!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

TRIPLE TRAGEDY: Woman Kills Self After Losing 2 Children In Collapsed Lagos Building

While the residents of Ita Faaji in Lagos Island, Lagos State, are still trying to grapple with the misfortune that came with the collapse of a three-storey building on No. 63 Massey Street, a mother who lost two children in the incident is said to have committed suicide. The building, which was said to have been marked for demolition three times by authorities in the state, collapsed on Wednesday morning leaving at least 10 persons dead and several injured. The structure was accommodating an “illegal” school, the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Pregnant Woman, Pupils Die In Lagos Collapsed Building

A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said. However, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said eight persons died, while 34 others were rescued in the wreckage of the building that collapsed at about 10 am. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency did not give the number of the dead, but said it rescued 10!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Lagos Building Collapse: Many Children Have Been Rescued – LASEMA

Many children have been rescued from a three-storey building which collapsed in the Itafaji area of Lagos Island. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) as well as the police, army and National Security and Civil Defence Force, NSCDC are currently on ground at the scene of the incident. Adebayo Kehinde of the LASEMA Public Affairs Unit, said, “The incident occurred at about 10.30 am today regarding a three-storyed building that collapsed at the above address. !-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Julius Berger Directors Inducted Into The Institute Of Directors

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has inducted three directors of the country’s leading engineering construction company, Julius Berger Nig. Plc as members. The induction which took place at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island Lagos, began with an official charge for the new members by the IoD’s 1st Vice President, Chief Chris Okunowo. The three directors inducted during the event are Alh. Zubairu Ibrahim Bayi, Mrs. Belinda Ajoke Disu and Mr. Tobias Meletschus alongside 63 others. Congratulating the inductees the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

After Saraki’s Fall, Is Tinubu Next?

Dynasties rise and fall. It is a natural order. But there are factors which precipitate the declension of dynasties. For example, the rise and fall of Chinese dynasties was influenced by changes in weather conditions such as drought and famine. When the people are starving and dying of thirst they revolt against their emperors. The eclipsing of Senate President Bukola Saraki in Kwara state reinforces the power of citizens’ revolt. Mass revolts through the ballot are still potent. It is evident the people of the state!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Former Lagos CP, Fatai Owoseni, Nine Others Pull Out From Police

Former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Fatai Owoseni, and nine other senior police officers, were pulled out from the Force on Saturday after 35 years in service. Owoseni was police commissioner in Lagos from July 1, 2015, to September 1, 2017. NAN reports that the retiring officers were pulled out at a colourful ceremony in Lagos amidst cheers by family members, colleagues, and other dignitaries. Deputy Inspector General of Police, Force Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department (FCIID), Peace Ibekwe…

Call To Action: Urgent Need To Implement Disability, Sexual, Reproductive Law

In Lagos State, there are about three million Persons With Disabilities, (PWDs) and these set of people are mostly neglected, excluded and unable to access basic services including education, health, transport, infrastructure, employment amongst others. Research has shown that marginalization and exclusion of PWDs in Nigeria from basic services such as health is a consequence of three broad factors. These includes; low awarenes, poor capacity and inadequacy or absence of appropriate legal and policy framework as well…
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