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Chrisland Breaks Silence On Sex Scandal, 5 Pupils Misbehaved In Dubai
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Chrisland Breaks Silence On Sex Scandal, 5 Pupils Misbehaved In Dubai

Chrisland School, Lagos, has broken its silence on the sex scandal that forced Lagos government to shut all its branches in the state. In a viral video, a 10-year-old female pupil of the school was seen being involved in sexual act with some male pupils.The incident, which sparked outrage on social media, was said to have occurred during a trip to Dubai for the World School Games that held between March 8 and March 14, 2022.In the statement, which Akin Fadeyi, a member of the School’s Advisory Board issued on behalf of the management, the school confirmed that a total of 76 students were taken to Dubai.Of the 76 children who represented Chrisland, Fadeyi disclosed that 71 “ensured an untainted adherence to the standards, abiding with laid down regulations and code of conduct”“Withi...
Lekki Tollgate: Breakdown Of Law Won’t Be Tolerated, Police Warn Against Protest
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Lekki Tollgate: Breakdown Of Law Won’t Be Tolerated, Police Warn Against Protest

Abiodun Alabi The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has warned against protest over the reopening of the Lekki toll plaza reopening by the Lekki Concession Company Limited. He gave the warning in a statement on Thursday titled, ‘Lekki tollgate protest: Breakdown of law and order will not be tolerated – CP Alabi’, by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin. The Lagos police boss assured Lagosians that the command has put necessary measures in place to ensure the safety of lives and property, the free flow of traffic. The statement read, “This assurance has become imperative following news making the rounds that some Nigerians are planning to protest at the Lekki Toll-gate, an action capable of grounding commercial activities and obstructin...
10 Reasons Osinbajo Will Ignite a Religious Civil War by Farooq Kperogi
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10 Reasons Osinbajo Will Ignite a Religious Civil War by Farooq Kperogi

A Yemi Osinbajo presidency would, without a doubt, plunge Nigeria into the depths of a smoldering religious volcano that will hasten its self-immolation. This isn’t some idly churlish oracular indulgence. It’s based on an intimate familiarity with Osinbajo’s trajectory of religious bigotry, overpowering anti-Muslim prejudice, and irrevocable devotion to the materialization of a Pentecostal, specifically RCCG, capture of the Nigerian state. Here’re 10 reasons for my fears: 1. The RCCG memo that asked churches to actively support its members vying for political offices was inspired by Osinbajo and is consistent with his history of exclusivist religious politics. In 2013, for example, he formed the Christian Conscience Group—along with Enoch Ajiboso, Dele Sobowale, and Most Reverend Josep...
Tinubu Endorses Sanwo-Olu For Second Term
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Tinubu Endorses Sanwo-Olu For Second Term

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will this weekend kick-off his declaration for a second term at the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja. A prominent member of the Governors Advisory Council (GAC) who is also one of the apex leaders of APC in Lagos state, told newsmen on Sunday that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor had endorsed Sanwo-Olu for a second term and had instructed the party leaders to work for his reelection. “Sanwo-Olu is coming back. I can authoritatively confirm that to you. He is likely to declare and will kick off his re-election campaign this weekend at Eagles Square, the venue of the national convention of the APC on March 26 in Abuja” . See Also: APC is Focusing On Its Promises — Sanwo-Olu “Th...
Sanwo-Olu Didn’t Appoint MC Oluomo Lagos Parks Manager – Aide
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Sanwo-Olu Didn’t Appoint MC Oluomo Lagos Parks Manager – Aide

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has not appointed Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as the General Manager of the Lagos Transport Parks and Garages Committee, the governor’s aide, Jubril Gawat, has said. Gawat, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on New Media, in a post on Friday, debunked viral reports, that the governor appointed Akinsanya, the suspended chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers Union in Lagos. He wrote, “Kindly disregard post(s) claiming that Governor Sanwo-Olu has appointed suspended Chairman of NURTW, MC Oluomo as GM, Lagos Transport Parks and garages committee. There’s no such appointment.” Recall that the national body of the union on Thursday suspended its Lagos State chairman, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, following ...
Lagos Announces Closure Of Roads In Marina Friday for Shonekan’s Burial
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Lagos Announces Closure Of Roads In Marina Friday for Shonekan’s Burial

The Lagos State Government has said it will be diverting traffic along Inner Marina to Outer Marina by Oando Filling Station due to the burial service of the late former Head of Interim Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan. The diversion will begin from 5.00 am till 6.00 pm on Friday, 4th February 2022. Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde explained that all adjoining and feeder roads leading to Inner Marina road to Nitel building would be cordoned off. He advised Motorists to utilize JK Randle street through Force road to connect Broad street and continue their journey as Inner Marina road/Odunlami Street from Outer Marina road will be barred from vehicular movement. See Also: BREAKING: Former Nigerian Interim Leader, Ernest Shonekan Is Dead In the ...
LASG Removes Shanties On Coastal Road Alignment
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LASG Removes Shanties On Coastal Road Alignment

Lagos Shanties Lagos State Government has embarked on the removal of all shanties along the Lekki Coastal road axis in a bid to further protect the Coastal Road alignment. The General Manager, New Towns Development Authority (NTDA), Tpl. Olakunle Aboyeji, who led the exercise on Friday, stated that the squatters and miscreants who had illegally converted the Lekki Coastal Road, Lekki Penisula Scheme I, Maroko beach extension and the adjoining roads to their abode and commercial centre, posed a huge security risk to residents of the area and the adjoining communities. He recalled that each time the stretch of land along the axis was cleared, the dislodged illegal squatters and miscreants, who occupied the roadside and constitute nuisance in the axis, would come back to rebui...
Sanwo-Olu Empowers 1,786 Farmers With ₦3.6 Billion
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Sanwo-Olu Empowers 1,786 Farmers With ₦3.6 Billion

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday officially launched the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project’s Women and Youth Empowerment Programme (WYEP), empowering 1,786 farmers with N3,635,580,000 seed capital to start an agriculture-based venture in three value chains of aquaculture, rice and poultry. The 1,786 farmers, including women, youths and Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) were empowered under the APPEALS Project to execute their approved Business Investment Plan, which has a provision for the employment of at least one person. APPEALS Project is a tripartite agreement between the Lagos State Government, the Federal Government and the World Bank. Speaking during the presentation of cheques worth N3.6bi...
Sanwo-Olu Approves Multimillion Naira Upgrade Of Lagos Television
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Sanwo-Olu Approves Multimillion Naira Upgrade Of Lagos Television

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved a multimillion Naira upgrade of key infrastructure at the Lagos Television (LTV) as part of a comprehensive plan to reposition the State-owned television station for national and international competitiveness. According to a release by Mr. Rasaq Musbau, the Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Infrastructure Asset Management Agency (LASIAMA), the Project Management Team from the Agency recently went on an inspection tour of the complex and expressed satisfaction with the pace of work. He explained that the facility is now a beehive of activities carried out by construction workers to deliver a phased plan to revamp the 41-year-old television station. See Also: Lagos Government Announces School Resumption Dates M...
Lagos Reopens Ladipo Market
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Lagos Reopens Ladipo Market

Lagos State Government, through the state Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, has reopened the popular Ladipo auto spare parts market in Mushin area of the state. Recall that the market was shut last month after several warnings and notices for sundry environmental infractions, including improper waste disposal and several unhygienic practices. The market was subsequently reopened for business by LAWMA, after substantial compliance with rules and regulations, to sustain clean and hygienic environment in the market. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, through, Head of Public Affairs, Hakeem Akinleye, who disclosed this, said that the market was reopened having met the demands set for the resumption of business activities there. He revealed that the leadership of...