Ijora Youths Defend Their Oba Palace From Being Burnt

In this video, the youths of Ijora are defending the palace of their Oba, the Ojora of Ijora from being burnt by angry youths during the EndSARS protest.

According to the youths, the palace is part of their heritage, and they won’t see it destroyed. Watch.

Lagos Begins Licencing Uber, Taxify With Millions In Fees

Uber, Taxify and other ride hailing apps will begin to pay millions of Naira in annual licencing fees for operating in Lagos.

This may increase the prices charged to customers or force some of these ride hailing services to close shop.

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LAGOS LAUNCHING CENTRE TO HELP FARMERS EXPORT THROUGH E-COMMERCE

The Lagos State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya has announced that LASG is setting up a centre that will help Lagosians who are into agricultural business sell their produce online to customers outside Nigeria.

It will be part e-commerce hub, part one-stop-shop for necessary quality certification like NAFDAC and SON certifications.

“We are trying to setup hubs or platforms where we are able to get our producers to come together to be able to produce in a sanitary and hygienic condition, so that we can get organisations like SON and NAFDAC to do the necessary assessment on the items being processed and exported.

“Essentially, we want to be able to make it easier for our producers, to be able to sell in a way that they do not have to go through many channels to certify their products. We want to ensure that the certification takes place in one location so that they can easily be exported.

…To let them know that sales do not depend entirely on the physical interaction between the farmers and consumers and that they can set up e-commerce platforms to sell their produce,” she said.

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Where is AGOA when you need it? This was one of the reasons AGOA failed in Nigeria: farmers couldn’t get a dedicated centre where they could get info on the right quality of agricultural produce to export to the United States. Getting certification when they had the right quality was also an onerous task.

As a result, many of the few farmers that tried to export had their goods rejected.

But an Igbo proverb says it is never too late to get on  the right track. We hope execution of this project is as good as its plans, because it is much needed at this time…

Coronavirus: Madagascar’s Remedy Boosts Equatorial Guinea Recovery By 44% In 5 Days (Photo)

Just the other day we got you news that Equatorial Guinea sent a minister to get Covid Organics cure from Madagascar.

Equatorial Guinea is already smiling for that early step. Covid Organics herbal tea has already boosted the recovery rate in the courageous country by 44%. That is from 9 to 13 recoveries in 5 days.

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Meanwhile Nigeria that is yet to make a significant move to get the anti-coronavirus beverage, we are seeing an alarming rise in infections and deaths.

Lagos Nigeria’s economic capital, which doubles as the 4th largest economy in Africa, got 176 new infections just yesterday.

(This steep rise in Lagos cases is a far cry from the low infection rates when the index case was still around…what changed?)

If just N500 million of the N10 billion the Nigerian Federal Government sent to Lagos for its noticeable efforts to fight coronavirus is used to import the Covid Organics cure from Madagascar, I think we will not just start seeing an increased recovery rate. We will also start seeing a decreased infection rate.

Video: Freak Accident As One Car Climbs Another In Lagos

I don’t think any life was lost in this accident. But I can’t help wondering how one car was able to climb on rop of the other.