Wahab launches aggressive school sanitisation drive to tackle illicit structures in Lagos

In a bold move to enhance the cleanliness and safety of school environments across Lagos State, Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, has taken decisive action by instructing the Special Squad Operatives of Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (KAI) to dislodge street traders and demolish illegal shanties. Also …

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Nigeria’s progress hinges on domesticating decisions, says Otunba Daniel at NIMechE lecture (Video)

In an address at the 2023 Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Lecture organised by the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE), Otunba Gbenga Daniel emphasised that Nigeria’s progress is intrinsically tied to the localization of decision-making processes. The distinguished lecturer, who served as a special guest at the event, conveyed this critical …

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AI-generated nude images of girls at NJ high school trigger police probe: ‘I am terrified’

AI-generated pornographic images of female students at a New Jersey high school were circulated by male classmates, sparking parent uproar and a police investigation, according a report. Students at Westfield High School — located in Westfield, a town about 25 miles west of Manhattan where the average household income is …

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Zero allocation: Wale Adedayo’s allegations corroborated by another chairman in leaked audio (LISTEN)

Wale Adedayo, impeached chairman, Ijebu East

An unidentified local government chairman in Ogun State has confirmed the allegations made by the embattled and impeached chairman of Ijebu East Local Government, Wale Adedayo, against the state governor. Recall that Adedayo had alleged that since the inception of the administration in 2019, no local government has been paid …

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Police detain NURTW president, three others after MC Oluomo’s faction forcefully took over Abuja secretariat

The President of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Tajudeen Ibikunle Baruwa and three other national officers of the union are currently being detained in Abuja by the Nigerian police over the leadership crisis rocking the union. SaharaReporters gathered that Baruwa was invited to a meeting by the …

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Executive recklessness: Yeye Olufunke Daniel vows to seek redress over demolished property (Photo)

Yeye Olufunke Daniel and Dapo Abiodun

A shocking act that has been described as executive recklessness, agents of the Ogun State government demolished Datkem Plaza in Ijebu Ode belonging to Yeye Olufunke Daniel, the former first lady of the state and wife of former Governor Gbenga Daniel. Recall that Freelanews reported the demolition took place in …

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Ogun local government chairman abandons office amidst allegations of misallocated funds

The Chairman of Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State, Babatunde Emilola-Gazal, has reportedly abandoned his office after residents demanded an explanation for the council’s misallocated funds. Emilola-Gazal, who is also the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) Chairman in the state, was given an ultimatum to account …

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Enza partners Wema Bank to enhance e-commerce payment capabilities

L-R: Divisional Head, Payment Business, Wema Bank, Damola Bolodeoku, CEO of enza, Hany Fekry and Wema Bank's Executive Director of Retail and Digital Business, Tunde Mabawonku at the unveiling of the partnership on Thursday in Lagos

Enza’s innovative Payment Orchestration will enable Wema Bank to provide secure and reliable payment options at a reduced cost. Enza, the acclaimed new disruptor in the African payments market, today announced its strategic partnership with Nigeria’s most innovative bank, Wema Bank. Through this partnership, Enza will engineer its innovative payment …

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