*Estate developer, landlords tackle Lagos over demolition (Punch)*Petrol pump price: DPR monitors Lagos filling stations (Vanguard)

Estate developer, landlords tackle Lagos over demolition (Punch) A real estate developer, Otunba Steve Ajose, along with other landlords and residents of Richland Estate, Shapati town, Ibeju Lekki have accused the Lagos State Task Force on Land Grabbers of unleashing…

Okonjo-Iweala resumes duty as DG of WTO

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Monday resumed duty as the director general of the World Trade Organisation, weeks after her appointment was endorsed by the United States and approved by the trade organisation. Her appointment was ratified on February 15. “WTO members…

*Lagos demolishes shanties on Oshodi-Apapa highway (Guardian)*Grieving family tackles Lagos hospital over mechanic’s death (Punch)

Lagos demolishes shanties on Oshodi-Apapa highway (Guardian) The Lagos State Government yesterday began the demolition of shanties and other structures built on the right of way of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway to enable the contractor handling the reconstruction of the road…

A toast to my Auntie Okonjo Wahala – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

They no longer make women like my very own Auntie Ngozi. No, I have to be more precise: they no longer make men and women like Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the newly-minted Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).    …

AfCFTA needs Okonjo-Iweala’s support to succeed – MAN

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has posited that the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) would need the support and expertise of the new Director General,  World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, for a smooth take-off and…

*Lagos hotelier, wife jailed 40 years over spiritual cleansing fraud (Punch)*Scores escape unhurt in Lagos train, BRT bus accidents (DailyTrust)

Lagos hotelier, wife jailed 40 years over spiritual cleansing fraud (Punch) The owner of Victoria East Park Hotel and Suite, Igbogbo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, Fredrick Ebiesuwa, and his wife, Tinuola Oyegunle, have been sentenced to 40…

Okonjo-Iweala speaks on appointment as director-general of WTO

Former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Monday said she is “honoured” to have been named as the director-general of World Trade Organisation. Okonjo-Iweala was appointed on Monday, months after key ambassadors of the trade organisation recommended her for the job.…

*Lawyers dare Lagos over Anti-Cultism Bill (Guardian)*Lagos butcher arrested for defiling two stepdaughters (Punch)

Lawyers dare Lagos over Anti-Cultism Bill (Guardian) Lawyers have criticised punishment for parents of suspects found guilty of cultism, describing such as unconstitutional. The Lagos State House of Assembly, while considering amendment of the Anti-Cultism Bill submitted to it by…

WTO: Biden asked to endorse Okonjo-Iweala as Korean candidate withdraws

South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee withdrew her bid to lead the World Trade Organisation, leaving former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the only remaining candidate for the job, Bloomberg reports Friday. Yoo was said to have made the…

*Sanwo-Olu awards scholarship to children of deceased policemen (Thisday)*Tragedy averted as fire guts petrol station in Lagos (Punch)

Sanwo-Olu awards scholarship to children of deceased policemen (Thisday) Police officers lynched in the wake of the violence instigated by the nationwide youth demonstration against police brutality will not die in vain, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged.…

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