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Lagos Waste: Your Position In Bad Taste, PSP Operators Tell Aggrieved Members

The Concerned Stakeholders of Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWMN) on Sunday condemned a statement credited to an aggrieved group within the association faulting the resolve to work with the Lagos State Government and an environmental utility group, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions to ensure cleaner and healthier environment. The aggrieved group, in …

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Enrolment: FCE, Technical, Akoka Records Boost After Affiliation With UNIBEN

The Federal College of Education (FCE, Technical), Akoka, Lagos, affiliation with the University of Benin (UNIBEN) for the running of a degree programme had led to increase in its enrolment. Dr Sijibomi Olusanya, the college Provost, made this known on the sidelines of the matriculation of the UNIBEN/FCE (T), Akoka …

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Xi Jinping, President for Life

China will amend its constitution to allow Presidents to serve more than two terms, the state-run news agency Xinhua announced Sunday. The change is momentous because it confirms Xi Jinping has become the country’s most powerful leader since Mao Zedong. He is abolishing term-limit rules and other norms that Deng …

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Centers for Disease Control employee vanishes after feeling sick and leaving work early

Mystery surrounds the disappearance of a Centers Disease Control and Prevention employee, who was last seen leaving work early nearly two weeks ago. Timothy Cunningham, a 35-year-old commander in the U.S. Public Health Service, left work sick on Feb. 12 and has not been heard from since, WSBreported. His parents said …

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Shohei Ohtani has mixed results in MLB debut

Shohei Ohtani, the most celebrated hitter/pitcher in baseball since Babe Ruth, had mixed results in his first MLB game appearance in Tempe, Ariz. The 23-year-old former Japanese star got the start for the Angels against the Brewers. He went 1 1/3 innings, throwing 31 pitches, before manager Mike Sciosia pulled him with …

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Warren Buffett shareholder letter says Berkshire posted $29 billion gain from tax cut law

Three of corporate America’s heaviest hitters sent a shudder through the health industry when they announced plans to create a company to provide employees with high-quality, affordable care. (Jan. 30) AP   Warren Buffett got right to the point Saturday in his folksy and blunt annual letter to investors. The billionaire and …

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There Is No Vacancy In Lagos, Oluwa Replies Opposition

  A representative of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Fatai Oluwa, has advised opposition parties in the state to jettison their dream of taking over Lagos in 2019. Oluwa said there was no vacancy in any of the elective offices in the state for the …

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THOUGH PEOPLE LOOK DOWN ON US, WE’RE PROUD OF OUR JOB – LAGOS FEMALE BUS CONDUCTORS

Like a lion’s roar, her baritone voice reverberated across the crowded Ikorodu bus-stop last Tuesday morning in a manner that easily drew attention. Even with the rain hitting the ground so fiercely, producing a distorted rhythm that added a bizarre percussion to the cacophony of sounds around the area, her …

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LAGOS SECONDARY STUDENT STABBED IN THE EYE BY FELLOW STUDENT (PHOTOS)

A young student in Lagos state is currently battling to save one of his eyes after he was stabbed by a fellow student who is still at large A Facebook user identified as Yinka Ogunde, has taken to the social networking platform to share some photos and the story of …

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‘Black Panther’ asks the question: What happens when leaders fail to protect a nation’s young?

Major “Black Panther” spoilers ahead EVEN A fictional nation has problems protecting its young. One of the major themes of “Black Panther” revolves around the human price when those in power chose policies that imperil child safety, even when politicians must resort to rhetoric and obfuscation. Sacrifice the child, a ruler decides, to …

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Potentially toxic chemicals were found in e-cigarette vaper

A new warning about vaping published in Environmental Health Perspectives says there may be toxic levels of metals, including lead, that could be leaking from the heating coils of e-cigarettes. Researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health tested liquids in vapers’ refilling dispensers from 56 Baltimore area users and found potentially …

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Avengers: Infinity War: all the trailers, updates, and commentary for Marvel’s biggest film

The film hits theaters on May 4th, 2018   Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, Marvel has built up an incredible experiment with its cinematic universe, introducing a ton of superheroes over the course of 18 films, and setting up for a massive finale team-up, Avengers: Infinity War. The movie gathers …

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Truck Driver, Accomplice Sent To Prison For Diverting N17.3m Goods

Paul Iyoghojie Detectives attached to the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad, FSARS, at Adeniji Adele, Lagos Island, Lagos have arrested a truck driver, Segun Dada, 46, for allegedly conniving with others still at large to divert goods valued at N17,372,000 entrusted in his care to deliver to a customer in Onitsha, …

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Lagos Ports Receive 12 Ships With Petrol, Others

It was said that a  total of 12 ships laden with various products, including petrol, are at the Lagos ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority  ( N.P.A ) said on Friday. The NPA disclosed in its daily “Shipping Position”, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott backs raising age for gun purchases to 21

Florida Gov. Rick Scott endorsed raising the minimum age for purchasing weapons in his state to 21 years old on Friday, marking his first major break from the policy priorities of the National Rifle Association. The Republicans leadership of the Florida House and Senate joined the call an hour later …

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