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Lekan Ajisafe Bags 14th Young Achievers’ Man of The Year Award

— Young Achievers’ Man of The Year Award being presented by the publisher/CEO, Ibrahim Adeduntan to Mr. Lekan Ajisafe By Bunmi Onakan  Nigeria’s youth celebrity magazine, YoungAchieversNigeria .com (Magazine) honoured one of Nigeria’s leading insurance brokers with it’s ‘Man of The Year Award 2023. The presentation held in ikoyi Lagos and has the recipient Mr lekan Ajisafe,MD/CE0 of Post Assurance brokers Ltd receiving his meritorious… []

Police Nabs Dismissed Naval Officer Assaulting Citizens In Lagos

— Nigerian Police  By Bunmi Onakan  The Lagos State Police have apprehended a former Nigerian Naval officer for impersonation and assaulting citizens under the guise of being an active military personnel. The arrest was made after the suspect and his accomplices were caught physically assaulting a hotel worker. The altercation arose after a client at the hotel, who had hired the suspect, was asked to refrain from… []

Ambassador Oluwayomi Oluwapelumi Launches Campaign to End Illicit Killing of Security Personnels

— Ambassador Oluwayomi Oluwapelumi By Divine John Ukpong  Ambassador Oluwayomi Oluwapelumi has issued a passionate plea to all patriotic citizens of Nigeria to unite against the senseless killing of security operatives. In a fervent call to action, Ambassador Oluwapelumi emphasized that no one has the right to unlawfully take the life of another, especially those who serve to protect the nation. Highlighting the importance of… []

Hunger: Ondo Residents Loot Truck Conveying Tinubu’s Branded Palliatives

– The parked truck besieged by residents By Adeola Idris  A truck conveying food items was reportedly hijacked by some residents of Ondo State, on Tuesday. The truck was looted amid the hardship ravaging the country. The driver of the truck was overpowered after his vehicle developed a mechanical fault at the popular cultural centre junction on Ondo express road. However, remnants of the food… []

FCCPC Condemns KFC Over Discriminatory Treatment Against Gbenga Daniel’s Son, Tenders Apology

— Adebola Daniels By St. Johnson Adegboyega  An international fast food restaurant chain, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) Nigeria has issued an apology to Adebola Daniel, son of Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, over discriminatory treatment. In a statement on its X page on Thursday, the fast-food chain expressed deep regret for the distress experienced by the customer and pledged swift action to address the… []

Tenants Will Start Paying House Rent Monthly In Lagos — Sanwo-Olu

— Gov. Babajife Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State  By Bunmi Onakan  The Lagos state government on Monday, March 4th, 2024, declared that it will enforce monthly rental payments. According to the Special Adviser to Governor Sanwo-Olu on Housing, Barakat Odunuga-Bakare, who disclosed this at a 1recent press briefing in Ikeja said the state’s monthly rental scheme will be enforced before the end of 2024 or… []

“Dangote prioritize Nigerians’ welfare above profit” – Sanwo-Olu Kudos As Nigerian Billionaire Donates 80,000 Bags Of Rice To Lagos Residents

L-R: Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote; Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Group Executive Director, Commercial Operations, Dangote Industries Limited, Fatima Aliko Dangote; MD/CEO, Aliko Dangote Foundation, Zouera Youssoufou; and Chairman, Geregu Power Plc, Femi Otedola during the Lagos flag-off of Aliko Dangote Foundation National Food Intervention Programme in Lagos on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. The Aliko Dangote Foundation, (ADF) has flagged off the distribution… []

NIN: How To Correct Your Name, Date Of Birth, Others Using NIMC Mobile app

– NIMC app on mobile phone By St. Johnson Adegboyega  You can now modify your NIN data on the NIMC mobile app The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has unveiled a mobile application for Nigerians to modify their data on the National Identification Number (NIN). With this new app, Nigerians can now make corrections to their name, date of birth, phone numbers on their NIN… []

Lagos Govt.Threatens Sanctions As Uber Defaults In Data Sharing Deal

– Uber vehicle  By St. Johnson Adegboyega  The global ride-hailing company Uber has pushed back against a suggestion that it failed to honour a 2020 agreement to share data with the Lagos state government. That agreement mandates ride-hailing companies to share users’ trip information by giving the government backend access to real-time data. “Immediate corrective action is imperative to rectify Uber’s non-compliance with the Data Sharing Agreement… []

Nigerian Breweries Announces Hike In Price Of Beer

– Nigerians drinking beer By Bunmi Onakan Sequel to Monday, February 19, 2024 announcement of the initial price increase on some of its products, effective the Nigerian Breweries has announced another increment in the prices of beer and other products from Friday, March 15, 2024. The company explained that the upward review is necessary considering the continued rising input cost in the country. Major Beers… []

Passengers Cry-out As ‘One Chance’ Robbers Take Over Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

– File photo of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway  By St. Johnson Adegboyega The increase in the operations of ‘one-chance’ robbers in the Mowe/Ibafo-Berger area of the road is alarming as motorists and passengers plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway kept lamenting. Some passengers who spoke at the weekend said the road is no longer safe for them to use due to the activities of ‘one-chance’ criminals. A teacher, Sarah… []

Woman Jumps Out Of Moving Boat Into Lagos Lagoon

– File photo of a moving jetty By Adeola Idris  One Rasaq police said had come to reported the case to the Igando Police Division on Sunday at about 8am that a woman who boarded a boat from Igando in Lagos State to Ogun has allegedly jumped into the river from the moving boat. The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the… []

Meet Kenny Blaze, The Lucky Nigerian Who Won N110m On Bet9ja

– The lucky bettor,  Kenny Blaze By Adeola Idris  The popular betting platform, Bet9ja addresses the massive win of N110 million through sports betting accrued by a Nigerian youth. The fortunate bettor, Kenny Blaze, shared his success story on X platform, revealing that his winnings increased from N102 million on March 7 to N110 million on March 8. While emphasizing how he beat his own personal record,… []

LIRS Reminds Taxpayers of March 31 Deadline for Annual Tax Return Submission

– Ayodele Subair,Executive Chairman, LIRS By Bunmi Onakan In compliance with the stipulations outlined in the Personal Income Tax Amendment Act (PITA) Cap P8 2011, the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), has issued a formal notification to all individual taxpayers, including self-employed individuals and employees under the PAYE Scheme to file their Annual Tax Returns on or before 31st March, 2024. Mr. Ayodele Subair,… []

Lagos Popular Church Loses Multi-million Naira Auditorium To Fire

– Remain of the burnt auditorium By Bunmi Onakan  The Household of David church in Surulere Street, Adeniyi Jones in the Ikeja Local Government Area of Lagos State has lost its multi-million naira church auditorium to a fire incident that gutted the church building. Metropolix Online gathered that the incident occurred at about 10:00 am on Wednesday. Confirming the incident the Lagos State Fire Service… []

Lagos Shuts Down Redeemed Church Six Others Over Noise Pollution

– Pastor E A. Adeboye, General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God By Adeola Idris  The Lagos State Government, acting through the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), has closed down a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and six other establishments due to noise pollution. LASEPA also shut down Dominion City Church, Red Bar, Farm City, The Odyssey Apartments, Acuma Event… []

LSBCA Begins Removal Of Illegal Shops, Shanties On Lagos Island

– Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu By Bunmi Onakan Removal of illegal shops and shanties built on roads and setbacks within the Lagos Island Business District has begun by The Lagos State Building Control Agency. According to a statement on the Lagos State official website, the exercise was aimed at creating easy access to high-rise buildings and offices in the area, especially during emergency periods, and also… []

CJPAN Honours Lagos CP, Fayoade Adegoke With Certificate Of Commendation

  – Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fayoade Adegoke being presented with Certificate of Commendation by the President of CJPAN, Ola Mohammed (r) and his Vice, Funmi Olowosegun (l) By Bunmi Onakan  Barely one month after he assumed office as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Fayoade Adegoke has shown the stuff he’s made of as a well prepared man for the… []

MC Oluomo’s Aide, Kokozaria Displays Public Support For New NURTW Chairman (Video)

– Kokozaria and MC Oluomo when the going was good By Adeola Idris This seems not to be the best time for MC Oluomo’s aide, Ganiyu Oyedepo who’s popularly known as Kokozaria as the embattled personal assistant is being dragged by many faithful of Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya, (MC Oluomo) who is the former chairman, National Union Of Road Transport Workers, Lagos Chapter. Kokozaria is being… []

LIRS Announces Deployment of Upgraded Revenue Collection Process for Hospitality Sector in Lagos State

– Executive Chairman of the LIRS; Ayodele Subair By Adeola Idris  The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has announced the immediate deployment of an upgraded process for the collection of Hotel Occupancy and Restaurants Consumption Tax (HORCT) in Lagos State. The Executive Chairman of the LIRS; Ayodele Subair, in a public notice directed at members of the public, operators and owners of hotels, event… []