Insecurity: Lagos govt. bans occupation of abandoned buildings

The Lagos State Government has prohibited the illegal occupation of abandoned buildings and properties under construction, as part of measures to address the growing security challenges.   Dr Idris Salako, Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, disclosed this in…
NIPC seeks proactive measures to actualise investments

The Nigerian Investment Commission (NIPC) says a more proactive all-government approach to investor support across federal and state governments is required to actualise investment announcements.   The Executive Secretary of NIPC, Ms Yewande Sadiku, made the call at a quarterly…
Siblings in court for allegedly using babies to beg

The police on Friday arraigned a 33-year-old man, Segun Ajayi, and his sister, “Mama Ajayi”, 27, at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly using different babies to beg for alms.   The two suspects are charged with conspiracy but…
Germany to start returning Benin bronzes from 2022

Germany will start returning Benin bronzes to Nigeria in 2022, the country’s foreign and culture ministries said on Friday.   The ministries said in a statement that the move was part of a growing trend to return cultural artefacts, seized…