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[News] : Marriott opens 155-room hotel in Lagos

The Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel is the first for the Marriott International brand in sub-Saharan Africa. An announcement from Renaissance discharged on Monday said the inn in Nigeria’s business focus “offers world-class comforts, cutting edge stylish, advanced administration and interesting programming that mirror the brand’s mark way to deal with encourage the interest, fuel the

[News] : Lagos task force warns street traders

The Lagos State Task Force has read the riot act to traders, warning them to stop defacing monumental arcades or risk prosecution. Spokesman,  Mr Adebayo Taofeek, told Daily Sun that while many of the  arcades were primarily meant to preserve our cultural heritage and archives for academic research, others were for relaxation. “The ‘Tinubu Arcade

[Gist] : 10 things you’ll definitely see on New Year’s Eve in Lagos

Like they say, Eko no dey dull! Like it is always said, the pizzazz of Lagos comes from its fun loving and exciting people. New Year’s Eve is one of the most important days for Lagosians as we all take time out to welcome the new year in so many ways. Let’s prepare you for

[News] : Ambode flags off One Lagos Fiesta

Ask youths to take advantage of N25bn ETF ENTREPRENUERS Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the weekend urged the youths and entrepreneurs in the State to take full advantage of the N25billion Employment Trust Fund (ETF) initiative of his administration to grow their businesses and become self reliant. Governor Ambode, who said this in

[News] : Lagos police accuse Ogun pastor of selling 64 babies

A pastor at the Divine Yard Deliverance Ministry in Iyana Iyesi, Ota, Ogun State, Peace Udoh, has been arrested by the police for allegedly running a baby factory in the church. The 47-year-old was said to have sold 64 babies before she was arrested on Sunday by operatives from the Lagos State Police Command who

[News] : Parents, Son Missing in Lagos Boat Mishap

Three persons, two adults and a child, are presently missing after a passenger boat travelling from Pathfinder to Gberefu, both in Badagry, collided with another fiber boat coming from Iyafin. The missing persons who were identified as a family (father, mother and son), were said to have gone overboard after the boat capsized. Although local

[News] : Lagos to roll out “Lake Rice’’ at N13,000 on Dec. 15

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it was ready to roll out Lake Rice on Dec. 15 to Lagosians at N13,000 per 50 kg towards the Yuletide celebrations. Mr Sanni Okanlawan, Special Adviser on Food Security to Gov. Akinwumi Ambode, made the disclosure in Lagos during the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

[News] : 2 men caught stealing N1.548m abandoned by fleeing robbers

News –  Two motor park miscreants, popularly known as agberos, Adegoke Adewale and Ganiyu Idowu, have been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of Lagos State Police Command, while they were stuffing N1.548 million, money abandoned by fleeing robbers in Oshodi area of the state. The suspects, Vanguard learned, were among other

[News] : Lagos Joins Global Fashion Capitals as GTbank Fashion Weekend Begins

Paris, Milan, London and New York are the “Big Four” of global fashion. Everything that happens in the world of fashion, from the disruption of old fashion styles to the setting of new trends, often begins or at least take shape in these cities. Of course, there are other major players, of which Berlin, Barcelona,

[News] : Uber announces 50 per cent discount on all rides in Lagos for 10 Days

As part of its effort to promote good and affordable transport in the country at the push of a button, Uber Nigeria has announced that from November 3 to 13, all riders in Lagos would get 50 per cent off their trips. Speaking on the campaign, General Manager Uber West Africa, Ebi Atawodi, stated that it