Day: November 30, 2020

Breaking Top Stories Wellbeing

‘Pandemic’ named the world’s most used word in 2020

The term, ‘pandemic’ has been named 2020 word of the year by Merriam-Webster. “Sometimes a single word defines an era, and it’s fitting that in this exceptional — and exceptionally difficult — year, a single word came immediately to the fore as we examined the data that determines what our Word of the Year will […]

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Government My Area

Lagos set to begin implementation of cluster school model

The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) in collaboration with Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) is raising awareness for the smooth implementation of cluster school model (CSM) meetings in schools. Wahab Alawiye-King, Executive Chairman, LASUBEB, at an awareness meeting with policymakers in the education sector in Lagos, said that in pursuit of effective teaching, […]

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Government My Area Top Stories

LASG demolishes over 1700 illegal shanties and containers in Fagba

The Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) over the weekend demolished over 1,700 illegal shanties and containerised shops around Fagba Railway lines, Agege Lagos State. The owners and occupants of the illegal shanties and containerised shops had earlier been served a 7-day ‘Removal Order’ by the government based on […]

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Owambe Top Stories Wealth

“I changed naira to dollars and I almost cried” – Davido

Superstar singer, Davido has raised an alarm of the Naira losing more value against the Dollar. The singer who disclosed that the exchange rate from dollar to Naira is now around N500 added that it almost made him cry. Davido tweeted; “Dollar don reach 500 … I changed naira to dollar today and I almost […]

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Government My Area Top Stories Wellbeing

Hoodlums attack Lagos State firemen in Dopemu, destroy engine

Three firemen of the Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service were reportedly injured and a fire engine of the Agency damaged by hoodlums, who attacked the officials in the course of duty on Sunday, November 29 in Dopemu. Acting Head of the Agency, Mrs. Margaret Adeseye, who confirmed the incident, expressed displeasure over the incessant […]

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Donjazzy shares a photo of his father on social media

Ace Nigerian music producer and record label executive, Don Jazzy has shared a photo with his father. The photo Don Jazzy shared came with the caption “Father and son. @mavingrandpa”.

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Breaking Government My Area Wellbeing

We only have one ambulance in the whole of Lagos – Red Cross

The Lagos branch of the Nigerian Red Cross Society says having only one ambulance to attend to emergencies in a state of over 20 million people is hindering its activities. The humanitarian body said the challenge became more obvious during the #ENDSARS protest that spiralled into bloody violence across the state. In an exclusive interview […]

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Government My Area Top Stories

Police arrest seven suspected cultists in Ikorodu

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven suspected members of Eiye Confraternity at Agura area, Ikorodu, Lagos state. A statement released by the command’s spokesperson, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, says police operatives attached to Imota Division arrested the suspects on Saturday 28th November 2020 at 2pm. Adejobi gave the names of the suspected cultists as […]

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My Area Top Stories

Read why some parts of the mainland don’t have power supply

The National grid has collapsed again, leading to power outage in some parts of the country. This was disclosed by two of the power distribution companies in the country, Eko Electricity Distribution Company, and Kaduna Electric on sunday afternoon November 29. The message from the Eko Electricity distribution company reads “Dear customer, the outage you’re […]

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