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Weah, Drogba, Eto’o, others to storm Agege Stadium for Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, 2019, storm Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised in honour of outgoing Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State. Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Tandoh, in a statement on Thursday, May 16, 2019, said the event

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Naira Marley remains in custody as EFCC frees Zlatan, others

After five intense days of grilling in detention, Nigerian musician Zlatan Ibile has been temporarily released from Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody. According to reports, he and the two others who were set free are to report to EFCC office every day for further questioning. He was released alongside two others who

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LASG promises compensation to property owners as Ojodu road construction begins

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, began construction of road at Ojodu-Berger area of Lagos Mainland, promising to compensate residents whose properties will be affected. According to the government, the expansion of the two-lane road to six-lane was going to bring inconveniences to people but appealed to concerned stakeholders to cooperate for

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4 injured, hundreds stranded as tanker explosion rocks Isolo

Hundreds of commuters were stranded and, at least, four people injured on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, as a commercial bus, manoeuvring near a fallen fuel tanker, burnt beyond recognition, blocking the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge, Lagos Mainland. The Faragon bus carrying 14 passengers burnt at 6.30a.m when it was ascending the bridge connecting Oke Afa

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Ambode to commission multiple projects for two weeks; see the full list

Ahead of the end of his tenure in office, Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, is set to commission multiple projects embarked upon and completed by his administration within the last four years, including the new Senate Building of Lagos State University (LASU). The State’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya, in a

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Why men should be feminists – Chimamanda Adichie

World-renowned novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has said she believes men should be feminists to correct the injustice of gender imbalance. She made the proposition when responding to questions from global lifestyle magazine, Marie Claire in Brazil recently. Responding to the question on whether men could be feminist, Adichie said: Yes absolutely, not only can a man

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