Osinbajo lauds new 12,500 jobs created through Lagos ETF

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has commended the Lagos State Government for establishing the Employment Trust Fund (ETF) through which loans are granted to small scale businesses and people with business ideas, saying that it was particularly laudable that over 12,500 new jobs were created within the first six months of the scheme.

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Bodija Mayhem: Ajimobi vows perpetrators will be arrested, prosecuted

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has vowed that those involved in the Bodija market mayhem which led to the burning down of a police station would be arrested and prosecuted.

The governor said this on Friday during an assessment visit to Bodija market and the new central abattoir at Amosun Village in Ibadan.

The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that there was mayhem at Bodija market in Ibadan on Thursday as suspected hoodlums allegedly clashed with some police officers.

The crisis led to the killing of no fewer than two traders and the razing of the police station in the market.

The state government shut down the market to prevent further loss of lives and property”

NAN reports that the governor, who was accompanied by CP Abiodun Odude and other members of the state executive council on Friday, visited the scene to assess the level of destruction.

Ajimobi condemned the lawlessness of the butchers which led to the loss of lives and property.

“Our effort is to provide clean…

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Businessman arraigned over alleged theft of N14.8m cars

A businessman at Ladipo Market, Mushin area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Abiodun Miller, 44, has been arrested and charged before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly obtaining three vehicles valued at N14,800,000 with the pretext of delivering them to one Mrs Ogechukwu Udeze, but instead allegedly converted the vehicles to his personal use.

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Businesswoman loses N22m wares To 2 workers

A businesswoman and importer who operates a shop at Balogun Street, Idumota, Lagos Island, Lagos, Onasanya Adetoun has dragged her two workers before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly using spare keys to open her shop after closing hours to steal wares valued at N22m and escaped.

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Black Thursday, Otedola Bridge and articulated vehicles

On May 28, it was a Black and hurriedly forgotten Thursday in Lagos as tragedy struck at the popular Otedola Bridge along the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan expressway. According to reports, a 33,000-litre articulated vehicle heading towards Ibadan had a break failure, skidded off the road and in the process had all its content spilled all over the road .Within seconds, there was a deafening explosion which officials alleged has claimed nine lives and resulted into razing of about 67 vehicles.

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