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The Lagos State Police Command said officers from the Okokomaiko Division on Saturday evening intercepted a Volkswagen LT bus loaded with 70 cartons of expired drugs and arrested two suspects. This was disclosed in a statement by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, on his X handle on Sunday. According to Hundeyin, the discovery […]

No fewer than 18 shops were confirmed to have been destroyed in a gas explosion that occurred at Agbado Road in the Toyin area of Ifako Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State today. The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye, gave the update in a statement made available to journalists. PUNCH […]

The Cross River State Government on Thursday 18th January 2024 announced the outbreak of Lassa fever in Ejah community of Osupong Ward 1, Obubura Local Government Area of the state. This was contained in a notification by Dr Henry Ayuk, Cross River Commissioner for Health in Calabar. Ayuk were he also confirmed that the state government […]

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that he would not ban mining activities in the state. He said this in an interview on Channels Television’s Politics on Wednesday 17th January 2024. In his words he said, “I will not go out to ban mining activities because there are people who are legally mining […]

Chelsea returned to winning ways in the Premier League after a 4-1 victory over London neighbour, Tottenham Hotspur, on Monday. It was a memorable night for the visitors’ Senegalese striker, Nicolas Jackson as he registered a hat trick in the league. The Blues got to a fine start after 21-year-old Cole Palmer converted a penalty […]

Manchester United are at the bottom of Group A after  their 3-2 loss to Galatasaray in the Champions League group stage on Tuesday night. Manchester united  were hoping  to bounce back from their fourth Premier League defeat against Crystal Palace last weekend. Rasmus Hojlund scored the first for  the hosts  in the 17th minute as […]

The Lagos State Police Command, on Tuesday night, announced it had taken into custody controversial singer Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, in connection with the controversial death of his former record label signee, Ilerioluwa Aloba, alias Mohbad. The Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, said, “Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, […]

ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi ADEBAYO FOLORUNSHO-FRANCIS and ABIODUN SANUSi The police have said they will deploy adequate personnel, including plain clothes officers, for the governorship elections in Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa states slated for November 11. The Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed in an interview with one of our correspondents that some anti-riot equipment such […]

  Following the demise of a young talented musician Mohbad who was allegedly killed  on 27th September 2023 , The  Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has invited the Department of Security Services to join the probe of late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. This was contained in a statement signed by Lagos state […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention says it is monitoring the new COVID-19 subvariants – EG.5 and BA.2.86 in four states. The NCDC in a statement on Saturday, said its COVID-19 Technical Working Group has been monitoring emerging variants from local to global level. The agency stated, “Our influenza sentinel surveillance sites continue […]

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