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Check out when the new BRT buses will commence operations

Following months of anticipation by residents on when the new BRT buses will commence operations, the Lagos State Government has announced that it is set to roll out 820 medium and high capacity buses under its public transportation Bus Reform Initiative to meet the yearnings of its residents. The State Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson

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‘You gave birth to me out of rape’ – Comedienne, Helen Paul writes as she dedicates her PhD to her mum

Popular comedienne, Helen Paul who bagged a PhD in Theater Arts from the University of Lagos (UNILAG), on Thursday April 4, 2019, has taken to social media to dedicate her recent success to her loving mum. In a post shared via her official Instagram page, the comedian cum thespian raised a few eyebrows after she revealed

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How eight boys gang-raped me, UNILAG teenage student reveals

A 19-year-old student of the of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) yesterday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how five students of the institution gang-raped her and video-recorded it to blackmail her. The court later remanded five of the accused for allegedly assaulting and gang-raping the girl (name withheld). The accused, Moboluwaji Omowole (19), Chuka

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Lagos Mainland based Tech firm, Andela Get $100m Investment from US Company

A Lagos Mainland tech hub, Andela, has announced it has raised a $100m investment led by Generation Investment Management, one of the most successful investment management firms in the world. The partnership with the company  co-founded by former American Vice President, Al Gore, will help Andela to continue building the infrastructure for the future of distributed work

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Nigerian Army holds military exercise in Lagos

As part of the efforts to enhance internal security and create an enabling environment for the conduct of the 2019 general elections, the Lagos State government has announced the commencement of the Nigerian Army Military exercise tagged “Egu Eke III” in the State. In a statement by Special Adviser to Governor on Security and Intelligence, Mr.

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‘Online ticketing is a scam’ – Nigerian Railway Corporation declares

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has urged the Mainlanders and the general public to disregard any form of online ticketing including the one marketed by an e-ticketing platform, tracktripsng.com, noting that it is a scam. In a statement shared via its official Twitter handle, the management of NRC disclosed that it is yet to start its

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UNILAG opens West Africa’s first University TV station in West Africa

The prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG) has concluded plans to launch its television station UNILAG TV, the first ever university television station in Nigeria and West Africa. The station will start broadcasting from January 17, 2019. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, made the disclosure during a conference that heralded the

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The wait is over, Ambode tells Mainlanders

Months following the announcement by the Akinwunmi Ambode led Lagos State Government to replace the yellow commercial buses popularly known as “danfo” with new high end buses, recent developments from the Lagos State Government indicates that all is set for the takeoff of the Bus Reform Project which will finally signal an end to the

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