Lagos State govt breaks silence on shooting at Lekki toll gate, sends directive to Army

By Ifreke Inyang The Lagos State Government has reacted to the shooting at the Lekki toll gate on Tuesday night. The incident happened following the declaration of a 24-hour curfew in the state. In a statement signed by the state’s Honourable Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu advised security agents not to arrest […]

Wike, the Emperor! Wike, the Kim Jong-Un

Wike, the Emperor! Wike, the Kim Jong-Un – By NewNigerianPolitics (NNP) (Editorial) Wike’s recent actions of banning all #Endsarsnow protests and his personal involvement in the demolition of two hotels whose owners allegedly violated his lockdown orders, remind one of the ruthless Roman Emperors who terrorized their subjects to obtain absolute loyalty. Be it Emperor Augustus, […]

#EndSARS Protesters Shut down Lekki Tollgate, Major Roads in Lagos

As citywide protests continue By Chiemelie Ezeobi Hundreds of #EndSARS protesters monday converged on the grounds of the ever busy Lekki Tollgate and halted vehicular movement. The protesters, who started converging as early as 6am, doubled in size at about 8am before they could form a human blockade of the toll gate. Chanting protest songs, […]

Girl, 11, gang-raped to death in Lagos

By Evelyn Usman An 11-year old girl, Favour Okechukwu, was gang-raped to death in Ejigbo area of Lagos with the perpetrators on the run. The deceased, a Junior Secondary School 3 student was sent on an errand by her mother, by 3 p.m. She was said to have been lured into a building on Olarewaju […]

15 injured in Lagos gas tanker explosion

By Solomon Asowata No fewer than 15 persons were injured and several cars and property destroyed following a gas tanker explosion on Thursday at Balogun Bus Stop in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Zonal Coordinator, South West Zonal Office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed the development to the […]

Lagos approves full reopening of churches, mosques

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full reopening of worship centres in the state. Sanwo-Olu made the announcement at a briefing in Lagos on Saturday. Mosques can now hold their prayers five times daily while churches can also commence weekly services. The governor warned religious centres not to flout safety protocols ordered by […]

Lagos Schools to Reopen in September

Babajide Sanwo-Olu Segun James Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed tertiary institutions to reopen on September 14. He also announced a tentative date of September 21 for the resumption of Primary and Secondary schools in the state. All schools in the state were shut in March to curb the spread of Coronavirus. At […]

How Sanwo-Olu rescued man on suicide mission over N500, 000 debt during Sallah

  By Olasunkanmi Akoni In what could have turned into Sallah tragedy, as Muslims in Lagos joined the rest of the world to celebrate 2020 Eid-el- Kabir, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has narrated how he intercepted and saved a man who was about to plunge into the lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge over […]

Sanwo-Olu to mark one year in office with inauguration of projects

sanwo olu Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu attains one year in Office on May 29, 2020. To commemorate the event, a number of programmes have been slated, starting with an address by the governor. During the week-long ceremonies, Sanwo-Olu will embark on virtual and on-site commissioning of Housing, Education, Transportation and Road projects in fulfilment of his […]

COVID-19: FG okays 5 states, FCT for WHO’s clinical trials

By Omeiza Ajayi • Warns patients against attacking health workers • To subject ‘Madagascar’s cure’ to analysis; over 27,000 tests conducted so far • We’re not aware, but clinical trial is a normal process – NMA President The Federal Government has enrolled the Federal Capital Territory, FCT as well as Lagos, Ogun, Kano, Kaduna and […]

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