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Police Arrest POS Robber, Fake Policeman With Indian Hemp

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested one Korede Anifowose, male, of 24, Omisakin St., Agbelekale, Abule Egba suburb of Lagos for attacking one Sola Musa, a Point Of Sale (POS) operator, at Fatolu Bus Stop, Ipaja. In a statement signed by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Command said that Anifowose had attacked the POS operator and was later chased by the anti- crime police operatives before he was eventually arrested. “One locally made pistol and some expended cartridges…

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Ogun Economic Blueprint Will Fast Track Devt, Says Commissioner

The Commissioner for Finance and Chief Economic Adviser to the Governor, Mr. Dapo Okubadejo says the State’s Economic Development Blueprint will reposition every sector of the economy and address adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Okubadejo, who made this known during the 2021 Virtual Budget Highlight and Breakdown at the conference room, Ministry of Finance, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said the economic development strategy blueprint, which is a medium-term strategy from 2021- 2025 would allow for improvement and adjustments where necessary. The Chief Economic Adviser noted that the overall ambition of…

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Agric: 879 Farmers, SMEs Benefits From Lagos APPEALS Project

Lagos State says that no fewer than 879 farmers and Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) across poultry, aquaculture and rice value chains have directly benefited from the  Lagos Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project in the last three years. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya who made this known over the weekend at the Pre-6th Implementation Support Mission of the Project  held at Orchid Hotels, Lekki explained that these farmers and SMEs have been empowered with physical inputs and equipment to help them improve their productivity…

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NPA Truck E-Call System, Eto App, Takes Off

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says its electronic call-up system for trucks has taken off. This is contained in the authority’s official Twitter page on Friday. “The Authority is pleased to announce the commencement of Eto, the Electronic Truck call-up system, designed for the management of truck movement and access to and from the Lagos Ports Complex and the Tin Can Island Ports, Apapa, Lagos. “All trucks doing business at the ports will be required to park at the approved truck parks until they are called up into the port…

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Polaris Bank Offers Business Loan To SMEs

Polaris Bank has introduced a cash flow lending product for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) know as Polaris Business Loan. The facility offers both existing and new SME customers of the Bank the opportunity to access quick loans for stock replacement, equipment finance, working capital and business expansion to sustain and scale up in the business. This forms part of the lender’s continuous efforts to support the growth of small and medium scale businesses. The loans can be used for a wide range of purposes such as stock replacement and…

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Sanwo-Olu: Malaria-Like Symptom Is COVID-19 Unless Proven Otherwise

……. Demand For Oxygen Jumps From 70 To 350 Cylinders Per Day Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that any malaria-like symptoms should henceforth be considered as COVID-19 virus infection unless and until proven not to be one. He therefore advised that anyone with such symptoms should proceed to any of the State’s public health facilities or laboratories to get tested for free, noting that “Seeking help early and quickly significantly improves the chances of survival for severe to critical cases.” Speaking during a Press Conference on COVID-19…

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Ogun Bans Fuel Tankers, Articulated Vehicles From Plying Flyovers

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun  State on Tuesday banned fuel tankers and other articulated vehicles from plying flyover bridges in the state. Abiodun announced this decision during his assessment visit to the scene of tanker explosion, which occurred on Monday in Abeokuta, claiming three lives with many others injured. The five vehicles and two motorcycles were burnt in the incident that happened around IBB Boulevards in Abeokuta on Tuesday morning. The governor also vowed that stiffer punishment would be meted out to any tanker driver found culpable. According to him,…

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School Resumption: Private Schools Record Low Turnout In Lagos

There was low turnout of students in private schools in Lagos State on Monday as academic activities resumed for the second term of 2020/21 session. The Lagos State Government had, on Friday, directed public and private schools below the tertiary level to resume for the new term. In some private schools visited in parts of Lagos,  it was observed that many students did not turn up for the academic activities. Few students and parents were seen at the private schools like Krisbetel College, Egbeda, Honeyland Schools, Ipaja, Daystar Montessori School, Ipaja and Sophem…

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Former Minister Martins-Kuye Dies At 78, Ogun APC Mourns

Former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen. Jubril Martins-Kuye, on Sunday morning died, aged 78. The minister’s political godson, Sen. Lekan Mustapha, representing Ogun East senatorial district in the Senate, who disclosed this described the death of Martins-Kuye as shocking, saying he was not just a mentor but a pathfinder. According to reports, the former minister would be buried by 4.00 p.m. on Sunday according to Islamic rites. The politician was appointed Minister of State for Finance in June 1999 during the first term of President Olusegun Obasanjo, serving until June…

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RRS Impounds 6 Vehicles With Covered Number Plates In Lagos

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has impounded six vehicles that displayed covered number plates following the directives of the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu. This is contained in a statement signed on Sunday by the Agency’s Head, Public Affairs Unit, Mr Femi Moliki. Moliki said that five of the vehicles had been transferred to the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences. He said that the sixth, a Mercedes Benz ML 350, was intercepted and impounded on Victoria Island  by the officers of the squad around 9:30 p.m. on…

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