Lagos raises alarm as many civil servants test positive for COVID-19

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has raised the alarm over increasing rate at which civil servants test positive for COVID-19. Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in a statement said the government was concerned at the increasing rate of COVID-19 positivity among civil servants. The memo addressed to all Accounting Officers, said they should […]

COVID-19 : Sanwo-Olu delays civil servants’ resumption

By Lukman Olabiyi  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered for the postponement of civil servants on Grade Levels 14 and below resumption to Monday, January 18, as part of the measure to check spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. According to Sanwo-Olu,  the move was taken to stem the tide of second […]

Lagos party attendants stab guest to death for collecting food several times

A child christening party on Ojuwoye Street in the Mushin area of Lagos State has turned bloody after some attendants stabbed a guest to death on the claim that he collected food more than three times. The Lagos State Police Command, which confirmed the incident, said it had launched a manhunt for the killers and […]

Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu, tests positive for COVID-19

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has tested positive for the deadly COVID-19. The governor had gone into self-isolation after one of his close aides tested positive for the virus on Thursday. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement on Saturday, confirmed the development, saying that following Sanwo-Olu’s exposure to a […]

Lagos Govt bans burials at home

The Lagos State government has banned the burying of bodies within residential premises across the state as part of measures to prevent transmission of communicable diseases. It has also prohibited the use of residential areas as morgues, embalmment centres, and burial sites. This was disclosed by the Executive Secretary of Lagos State Law Reform Commission, […]

Sanwo-Olu issues six weeks deadline for completion of Pen Cinema Bridge

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has issued six to eight weeks deadline to contractor handling the Pen Cinema Bridge to complete the project. The state government had shifted the completion of the project on several occasions. During the 2020 ministerial briefing in June, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and […]

By-elections: APC beats PDP in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja, Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa, Gyang Beere, Jos, Lukman Olabiyi  The Independent Natioanl Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) won in Lagos, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Plateau, Kogi while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in Bayelsa and Cross River states in last Saturday bye-election.      The poll in Zamfara State was, however, declared […]

Three feared dead, 150 vehicles, 50 shops destroyed as hoodlums clash in Mushin

By Bose Adelaja What started as a mere fight between two hoodlums in Mushin area of Lagos, has degenerated and resulted in violence which has left three people dead with others in critical conditions while about 120 vehicles were destroyed and 50 shops were vandalised on Monday. The fight which reportedly started on Sunday night, […]

Joe Igbokwe: Advancing the Good of the Igbo in Lagos State – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | October 27, 2020 – There is a preponderant representation of the Igbo in the ever burgeoning population of Lagos State. Secondly, the immense economic power of Ndigbo in Lagos is awesomely evident. One of our major concerns has been how to translate our enormous population and colossal economic […]

#EndSARS: Fashola discovers mystery camera at Lekki Toll Gate

By Dayo Johnson – Akure No fewer than ten suspected looters of shops in Akure, the Ondo state capital and other parts of the state during the #EndSARS protest have been arrested by police detectives. Police spokesperson, Tee Leo lkoro, who said this in Akure pointed out that the search for other looters was still […]

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