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Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge: Lagos Flouts Court Order

Lagos State government has flouted a Federal High court order prohibiting it from collecting tolls from motorists using the LEKKI-IKOYI Bridge. TELL investigation revealed on Friday that despite the Court judgment delivered on Thursday, March 27, Lagos authorities were still seen on the spot collecting the “Statutory” N250 from all motorists plying the suspension Bridge.

Lagos Teachers to Face Competency Test

The Lagos State government has said that it is set to conduct assessment tests for teachers in public primary and secondary schools in the state. Announcing the decision, Olayinka Oladunjoye, Lagos State Commissioner for Education said the test was meant to verify and ascertain the competence of the teachers. Oladunjoye said the assessment would be

I’m Disappointed Yerima Wasn’t On The Centennial List – Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Professor and Nobel Laureate has expressed disappointment that Ahmed Yerima, former Governor of Zamfara State, was not among the 100 Nigerians that President Goodluck Jonathan recently honoured as part of activities marking Nigeria’s centenary. Speaking rather ironically, Soyinka stated this yesterday at a public service debate organized by the St John’s Forum, a

Controversial Catholic Bishop Resigns

  The controversial Bishop of Limburg, Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst has resigned. The Vatican made the notice of acceptance of the resignation of Tebartz-van Elst whose reckless spending on renovations for his personal residence enraged his congregation and ran against the Pope’s message of humility and modesty for the Roman Catholic Church. The Vatican said, “The

Crisis In Ondo Radiovision Corporation

There was a mild drama at the premises of the Ondo State Radiovision corporation, Akure on Wednesday, as workers demanded that Ladi Akeredolu-Ale, General Manager of the station leaves office. Akeredolu-Ale, formerly of the Channels Television, Lagos was accused of displaying a nonchalant attitude towards the welfare of the workers. At a point, Akeredolu-Ale was

Register Your Buildings or Be Sanctioned- Governor Amosun

While presenting the Certificate of Occupancy to some of the subscribers of the Ogun State homeowners charter that registered for the scheme in December 2013, Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State governor, urged homeowners that are still sitting on the fence to register before the exercise ends on March 31, 2014 or pay a fine. Amosun disclosed

Half of A Yellow Sun premieres

Half of A Yellow Sun, a feature film, which had its world premiere at the 38th annual Toronto International Film Festival, Canada, is set to be released in Nigerian cinemas. Etisalat Nigeria, promoters of the film, which was also premiered in London, United Kingdom, said the film would be released in all Nigerian cinemas on

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