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July 27, 2017 1:20 AM FESTAC residents accuse EKEDC of unwholesome practices

Lagos—Some Staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, in Festac Town, Lagos, yesterday, disconnected about 80 flats at 312 Road area of the town, from power supply, following the resistance by the residents that their power supply would not be disconnected over unbearable estimated bills they are forced to pay every month. A resident and retiree 12

July 26, 2017 2:26 PM Lagos Building Collapse: Death Toll Rises To 8

The death toll in Tuesday’s collapsed building on Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has risen to eight, with 15 others rescued so far. A four-story building collapsed at Massey Street on Lagos Island on Tuesday around 2:30 p.m. with many people trapped in the building. As at Tuesday evening, two dead bodies were evacuated from the building while 12

July 26, 2017 12:31 PM TY Bello Named Among Facilitators Of Fashola Photography Foundation Workshop — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Ace photographers, TY Bello, Shola Animashaun, Yetunde Babaeko, and Lukesh Olanipekun have been earmarked as facilitators of the maiden Fashola Photography Foundation workshop. The chosen ones are Seun Adeusi, Kehinde Yusuf, Uche Osoka, Ayo Oluwole, Fayemi Abiodun, Vivian Nwobi, Arinze Onyisi, Francis Adeoti, Eyitoyosi Onadipe, Ogunro Ayodeji, Adigwe 11

July 26, 2017 12:21 PM Update: Six dead, 16 rescued in Lagos building collapse

Death tolls in Tuesday Lagos collapsed building at No 3 Massey Street Lagos Island has risen from five to six while 16 other trapped victims have been rescued alive so far. According to eyewitness, the building came down totally, at about 2.43 pm during rainstorm. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, General Manager, Mr. Adeshina Tiamiyu 14

July 26, 2017 10:38 AM Marketer docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N558,000

A 34-year-old marketer, Paul Okoh, who allegedly stole his employer, Folasade Bamidele’s. N558, 000, was on Wednesday brought in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Okoh, a resident of Akute area of Ogun, is standing trial on a charge of stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Raji Akeem, told the court that the accused committed 15

July 26, 2017 10:15 AM Student docked for alleged attempted theft

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 21-year-old student, Izunna Ifeanyi, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos ,for allegedly attempting to steal from a building. The defendant who resides at No. 18, Mkoko St, Sabo- Yaba, is facing a two-count charge, bordering on attempt to steal. The prosecutor, Sgt. Lucky Ihiehie, said that the complainant, one Ali Mohammed 15

July 26, 2017 8:29 AM Sex workers fight over hotel space, land in court

A 29-year-old sex worker, Beauty Tagbami, is facing trial at an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly cutting the face of her colleague with a razor blade. The accused, who resides at a hotel, appeared on a two-count charge of unlawful assault and assault causing bodily harm. The prosecutor, Insp. Cousin Adams told the Court that the accused 13

July 26, 2017 8:18 AM 14 rescued, others trapped as 4-storey building collapses in Lagos

Tragedy struck again in Lagos, yesterday, when a four-storey building at 3, Massey Street, Lagos Island, suddenly collapsed, with 14 persons rescued alive, while many were still trapped at press time. The incident was said to have occurred at about 3p.m., with rescue operators battling to rescue the trapped victims among who were children, from the debris 17

July 25, 2017 4:05 PM Youth Groups Demand Passage Of “Not Too Young to Run” Bill

A coalition of youth groups in Nigeria today stormed the National Assembly, demanding the passage of the “Not Too Young To Run Bill”. Armed with placards and banners with inscriptions as: “make history by voting ‘Not Too Young To Run Bill’, “Nigerian youths demand inclusion in governance”, the protesters commenced their march from the Unity Fountain 15

July 25, 2017 2:50 PM Nigeria moves to stop Asians from having direct dealings with farmers

The Nigeria-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NVCCI), on Tuesday said that a mechanism that would stop Asian nationals from having direct access to Nigerian farmlands would soon be inaugurated. Mr Oye Akinsemoyin, the NVCCI President, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the direct dealings Indian and Chinese nationals now had with Nigerian 13