Thursday, August 1, 2019

Tag "FESTAC"

    Many escape death as tanker explosion destroys 20 vehicles in FESTAC

Many escape death as tanker explosion destroys 20 vehicles in FESTAC

At least 20 vehicles and four commercial motorcycles got burnt when a tanker laden with petrol fell and spilt its content on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin local government area of Lagos state, on Wednesday.Many people fled the scene of the fire which raged for about an hour.Firefighters arrived at the scene about 30 minutes later but did not [...]

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    FLASHBACK: How Facebook friends lured Cynthia Osokogu to death

FLASHBACK: How Facebook friends lured Cynthia Osokogu to death

On this day in 2012, Cynthia Osokogu was a post graduate student at the Nasarawa State University. On the same day in 2017, her killers were sentenced to death.The 24-year-old, who was the last child and only daughter of her parents, retired major-general Frank Osokogu and Joy Osokogu, was murdered by people she met on social media platform, Facebook.KILLED BY [...]

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    Female customs officer abducted in Lagos

Female customs officer abducted in Lagos

Two gunmen abducted Comfort Alaba, an official of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Festac Town, Lagos, on Tuesday night.The attackers stormed Tastee Fried Chicken (TFC) outlet at 22 Road, FESTAC Town, where the woman was, and abducted her around 8pm.The victim, who was attached to Tincan Command SDV, a bonded terminal of the NCS, was with her two daughters, [...]

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    Woman, 2-year-old child killed in FESTAC robbery

Woman, 2-year-old child killed in FESTAC robbery

A woman and her two-year-old child were among the four persons killed by armed robbers who operated at the 4th avenue area of FESTAC town, Lagos on Tuesday.The robbers numbering about 40 dressed in military uniforms and operated in the area unchallenged for two hours before escaping through the waterway.They broke into the branches of Access and Diamond banks in [...]

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Exchange Rates

August 01, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
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