Court compels appearance of construction firm, Borini Prono, MD, others over alleged forgery

Justice Lewis Allagoa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, compelled the appearance of Paolo Brono, Gianfranco Albertazzi and one A. Prono, said to be alter ego of Borini Prono & Company Nigeria Limited, to answer the charges of forgery leveled against them by the Attorney-General of the Federation. The three defendants, who are Italians, were charged before the court presided over by Justice Muhammed Liman, by the AGF sometimes on February 18, 2021, alongside their company, Borini Prono & Company Nigeria Limited, on charges bordering on forgery. AGF had in a…

Read More

LASG pledges to support registered tourism facilities, practitioners to project Lagos as Africa’s tourism hub

Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture and key stakeholders in the sector, have restated their determination to support all registered tourism facilities and practitioners in the State as a way of making the sector more attractive to tourists and projecting Lagos State as the hub of tourism in Africa. This was part of the decisions reached at the end of the 2-day Tourism Working Summit recently organised by the Ministry at Dover Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. The Commissioner, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, who gave…

Read More

NEMA recovers three bodies in Lagos tanker explosion as two more die in hospital

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that three bodies have been recovered from the scene of Thursday night’s tanker explosion on Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja as two more people die in hospital. Ibrahim Farinloye, acting Zonal Coordinator, South-West Zonal Office, NEMA, confirmed the development on Friday. A Liquefied Petroleum Gas ( LPG) tanker had exploded while in motion at about 10.32 p.m. Mr Farinloye said the resulting fire travelled with the wind to Ogun State Property Investment Company (OPIC) Plaza beside Sheraton Hotel, which houses different commercial…

Read More

LASEMA, stakeholders quell OPIC fire

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA in an overnight operation has concluded a recovery operation that commenced when a gas tanker exploded yesterday night. LASEMA and its collaborators successfully extinguished the resultant fire from the gas tanker which broke out at Maryland at the front of Sheraton Hotels and Towers when a loaded gas tanker with unknown registration exploded on motion while traveling inwards Ikeja. Pressurized gas that escaped from the fully loaded gas tanker discharged into the atmosphere and spread in all directions, especially that of the Ogun…

Read More