Articles Posted in the " Lagos " Category

  • Lagos yet to ascertain disease that killed 20 children

    Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government is yet to ascertain the disease which killed 20 children in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. At least 20 children were killed by an ailment between January 2016 and this month. Official figure puts the death toll at 17. The state government said the deaths could […] Post from PM News

  • FG to clear N20bn pension arrears

    Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, the Director-General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), on Friday said the Federal Government would soon clear about N20 billion pension arrears it owed public servant retirees. Anohu-Amazu told NAN in Lagos that the commission was working assiduously with government to pay the arrears owed civil servants in 2015. She expressed regrets that some […] Post from PM News

  • 19 dead in twin suicide attack on Cameroon market

    19 dead in twin suicide attack on Cameroon market

    At least 19 people were killed in a double suicide bombing at a market in northeastern Cameroon on Friday, local officials said. Several other people were injured in the attack on the market at Meme at around 0900 (0800 GMT) which was carried out by two female suicide bombers, said the officials, who did not […] Post from PM News

  • Lagos redeploys 253 workers of Eko FM/Radio Lagos, LTV

    There has been a major shakeup in the broadcast stations owned by the Lagos State Government, Eko FM/Radio Lagos and the Lagos Television (LTV). The shakeup saw the redeployment of at least 253 staff, who were redeployed to the state secretariat at Alausa, Ikeja, for absorption into the mainstream of government’s ministries. Investigations showed that […] Post from PM News

  • Ali Modu Sheriff, wrong candidate for PDP national chairman – Doyin Okupe

    Doyin Okupe, former senior special assistant to former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs has stated that the choice of Ali Modu Sheriff as the new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, is a wrong one. Okupe who said Sheriff is a longstanding political associate of he’s, noted that the antagonists of […] Post from PM News

  • Synagogue: Church Trustees, engineers’ arraignment stalled again

    Henry Ojelu Henry Ojelu The arraignment of Trustees of Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) and two engineers charged along with their companies over the collapsed building that killed 116 persons on 12 September, 2014 was stalled on Thursday following a new application seeking to quash the charge. Trustees of the church, Engineer Akinbola Fatiregun […] Post from PM News

  • Table water producers clamp down on illegal water producers

    Jeff Ezemadu The Association of Table Water Producers of Nigeria (ATWAP) has embarked on the closure of illegal water producing factories in Lagos State. Conducting journalists round some of the seizures made by his taskforce at Ajara area of Badagry, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, the Chapter chairman, Mr. Godwin Oluwafemi Wright said the action followed […] Post from PM News

  • FG, Lagos move to enforce occupational safety compliance

    Kazeem Ugbodaga The Federal and Lagos State governments have vowed to enforce occupational safety and health compliance at work places across the nation and the state. This is in a bid to curb frequent hazards faced by workers at various work places due to careless and non-conformity to standard by employers. Minister of Labour and […] Post from PM News