Author Archives: Timileyin Okunuga

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Bleaching for Beauty

Bleaching for Beauty

Many dark-skinned people are obsessed with either bleaching or toning their skins with a view to enhancing their beauty despite the obvious dangers of the practice. At 15 she started applying bleaching cream ostensibly to enhance her beauty. For maximum effect, she relied heavily on what she believed to be the more active variety of

Dreams from the Slum Initiative Empowers Children in Ajegunle

Dreams from the Slum Empowerment Initiative, a Lagos based Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, observed the 5th of September as International Day of Charity with a major event at Araromi Community in Ajegunle. It was part of its annual SmartInSchool project, designed to orientate and support children, providing educational scholarships and educational materials majorly for out of school children who

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Sanwo Olu Appoints More Permanent Secretaries

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed nine new Permanent Secretaries for the state civil service. A circular issued by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola said their appointment was in furtherance of the present administration’s resolve to continually strengthen the State Public Service towards achieving excellence in the quality of service delivery in

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Sanwo-Olu Swears in SSG, Chief of Staff

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has sworn-in Folasade Jaji as Secretary to the State Government as well as Tayo Ayinde as Chief of Staff. Also sworn in was Gboyega Soyannwo as Deputy Chief of Staff. The governor charged the appointees to hit the ground running to justify the trust reposed in them. He reminded them

Crime

Man Beheads Elder Brother Over Cattle

The Jigawa State Police Command has arrested a 22-year-old man, Gambo Sa’idu of Badakoshi village in Gwaram Local Government Area, for allegedly beheading his brother during an argument over cattle. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Audu Jinjiri, who confirmed the incident, said Gambo killed his brother Haladu, 40, using a cutlass. He explained that

Fraud

N3.9m Fraud: Police Parades 5 Men for Posing as Estate Agents

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested five men who posed as estate agents for allegedly defrauding a newly-wed couple of N900, 000, being rent for a three-bedroom flat in Ikeja. The suspects are Elabor Aruoya, who allegedly posed as the landlord; Adeshina Abegunde, who provided the accounts used for perpetrating the fraud; Olamide Ojajinu,

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Killer Boyfriend of Ex-Ondo Deputy Governor’s Daughter to Die by Hanging

A High Court, sitting in Akure, Ondo State on Wednesday sentenced one Seidu Adeyemi to death by hanging for murdering his girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo, daughter of the former deputy governor of the state, Lasisi Oluboyo. Justice Samuel Bola while delivery judgment in Akure said it was established, through the autopsy report, that the deceased did

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6 Internet Fraudsters in EFCC Net

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested six suspected Internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Oyo State. The arrest, which was carried out at the Kolapo Ishola Estate residence of the suspects in the Akobo area of the city, followed series of petitions written by residents of the community, detailing the alleged illegal activities of

Sanitary Pads

Reduce Tax on Sanitary Pads, Expert Tells Govt.

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council has called on the federal government  to reduce tax paid on the importation of sanitary pads to promote menstrual health in the country. A Technical Expert on Menstrual Hygiene Management, Dr. Virginia Kamowa, made this call at the ongoing Training of Trainers Workshop on Menstrual Hygiene Management in

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