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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...
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...
Tinubu Mourns Close Ally, Prof. Samuel
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Tinubu Mourns Close Ally, Prof. Samuel

All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has paid a glowing tribute to his close associate and trusted ally, Prof. Tunde Samuel, who died on Wednesday, in Lagos after a brief illness. In an emotional condolence message, which he personally signed and made available to journalists at the weekend, Asiwaju Tinubu described the late Prof. Samuel as a reputable and renowned political philosopher, strategist, administrator, social reformer, and distinguished academic. He said the late professor contributed immensely to the formulation of policies and programmes that had positioned Lagos State as the fifth largest economy in Africa and the investment destination in Nigeria. His words: “The news of the death of my friend, confidant, and political associate,...
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 ...
Ikoyi Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 43
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Ikoyi Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 43

One more body has been recovered from under the rubble at the site of a 21-storey building that collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos last Monday, bringing the death toll to 43. This was made known in a statement issued by the Lagos State Commissioner of Information & Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso on Sunday. He noted that the corpse was retrieved from the rubble on Saturday night after the government announced the recovery of six more survivors. Read Also: Ikoyi Building: Developer, Friend’s Corpses Recovered, Death Toll Hits 40 He wrote, “One more body has been recovered from the site of the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi, Lagos. The body, which was recovered on Saturday, has brought the number of bodies retrieved from the rubble to 43. “There are 15 survivors and ...
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...
COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Misinformation Against Vaccines
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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Decries Rumours, Misinformation Against Vaccines

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has decried rumours, misinformation, and conspiracy theories against the intake of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria. This was made known in a statement on Friday, which revealed that the Governor spoke at the South-West Edition of Town Hall Meeting on COVID vaccination in Nigeria, hosted by Lagos State Government and facilitated by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, in collaboration with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency. The Governor, represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Folashade Jaji, stated that the rumours and negative stories on the COVID-19 vaccine have affected its campaign and reduced the uptake of the vaccine in the country. “Uncensored and unmonitored social media content is also h...
APC is Focusing On Its Promises — Sanwo-Olu
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APC is Focusing On Its Promises — Sanwo-Olu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is focusing and delivering on its promises, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said. Sanwo-Olu said this while addressing newsmen during the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) meeting with Information Managers of APC at federal and state levels held on Thursday at the Lagos House, Ikeja. He said that the mantra of APC was premised on ”Change”, which was on security, infrastructure development and economic growth. According to him, these have been the driving initiatives in APC states and across the country. Read Also: Why We Can’t Remove Dead Persons From Voter Register – INEC ”We all know where we are when it comes to security issues as states and country. ”On economic growth and infrastructure, massive investment in i...
LASG, FG To Close Eko Bridge for Maintenance June 4
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LASG, FG To Close Eko Bridge for Maintenance June 4

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that the Eko Bridge from Costain to Alaka in bound National Stadium will be closed for a period of ten weeks for emergency repair work to be undertaken by the Federal Government from June 4 to August 13. This was contained in a statement by the state Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, noting that the repair was necessitated by the need to complete the rehabilitation works at the opposite side of the bridge earlier initiated by the Federal Government, hence the need for a notice of route diversion. Oladeinde noted that efforts have been made at providing alternative routes to divert traffic during the period of repairs. He said, "Traffic from Apongbon to Alaka, Stadium, Inner Surulere or Ikorodu Road will be diverted to Eko...