Vacate in seven days, LASG issue ultimatum to Orchid road, Agungi, Ajiran, Conservation,Osapa landlords

The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, has issued a seven-day contravention notice to owners of buildings on Orchid Road, Agungi, Ajiran, Conservation Road, Osapa all along the Ikota River. The Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Kunle Adesina, made this known in an X post on Monday in Lagos. Adesina said Wahab made the declaration alongside the Special Adviser to the Governor on Environment, Olakunle Rotimi-Akodu, after an inspection tour of the Ikota River corridor. He added that the inspection…

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“You will face the law,” Lagos Police replies driver who claimed to have been misled by Google map

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, has told a driver to face the law for violating traffic rules while being led by Google Maps on Saturday night. The driver, Oyiga Michael, had cried out on social media that he was arrested by the police at Ijesha while trying to locate his way home using the Google Map app as a guide. โ€œImmediately we got to the turn to Ijesha, they (police) said we were following one way and were threatening to deflate our tyre. โ€œWe have explained…

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Zenith Bank signs MOU with CFA Institute to boost financial expertise

Zenith Bank Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute to promote efforts and activities that support the formation, training, and updating of human capital in finance and investment for the overall development of the Nigerian financial services sector.The MoU, was signed by the Group Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu; the President/CEO of the CFA Institute, Margaret Franklin; and the President of CFA Society Nigeria, IbukunOyedeji on Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Speaking at the MoU signing ceremony, the Group…

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NDLEA discovers drugs concealed in fashion items, beverages packed for export

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on Sunday revealed that crooked attempts by drug syndicates to export illicit substances, including various quantities of methamphetamine and opioids concealed in hems of new jeans trousers, dolls, buttons, local soap and tins of milo beverage to Europe, United Arab Emirate and Asia have been thwarted by its operatives of at some courier firms in Lagos. Some of the consignments intercepted by NDLEA operatives of the Directorate of Operations and General Investigation at courier houses in Lagos include tramadol 225mg concealed in hems of…

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1,411 delegates representing Nigeria at COP28

No fewer than 1,411 Nigerian delegates, enough to fill two or three jumbo jets, registered to participate at the 28th Climate Change Summit presently holding in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. That is, the meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). And according to data published by UNFCCC, about 97,000 delegates registered to attend in person, with another 3,000 registering to participate virtually, making it the largest COP conference in history and almost twice the number that travelled to Sharm…

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Watch Out: The harmful effects of Efinrin, Ugwu and Moringa leaves

Yes, pumpkin and moringa leaves are edible! The younger leaves of pumpkin are best for eating. Otherwise known as fluted gourd, iroko, ugwu, and ikong-ubong, it has been used to moderate menstrual cramps, treat infertility, boost blood for anaemia patients, and improve digestion, thereby reducing the chances of health conditions like irritable bowel movements, constipation, and those caused by indigestion problems like ulcers. Also, moringa leaf is used to tackle malnutrition, boost the immune system and enhance breast milk production in resource-limited settings. In northern Nigeria, its fresh leaves are…

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Toke Makinwa’s presence at COP28 in Dubai ignites knocks

Some Nigerians on social media have slammed the presence of On-Air Personality, Toke Makinwa at the the ongoing COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai. Toke Makinwa, in a Saturday tweet, had expressed excitement about attending COP28 in Dubai, noting the importance of global leaders, royalty, climate change advocates, and industry leaders coming together to discuss saving the planet. She wrote, โ€œWhen world leaders, Royalty, Climate change advocates and industry game changers gather to meet in Dubai to discuss how to save the planet, #Cop28 May your name be what the whole…

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Cousin speaks on how Mohbad’s neck was broken

Darosha Losobeh, a cousin to the late artiste, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, has revealed how the late singer reportedly got a broken neck. The late singer’s assistant was reacting to a viral video of the singerโ€™s coffin allegedly showing he had a broken neck. The ex-Marlian record signee died at the age of 27 on September 12, and his death has stirred controversy with many Nigerians calling for justice for his sudden demise, leading to the arrest of his former boss, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley and Samson…

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