Lagos to register places of worship ‘to ensure sanity’

The Lagos State Government says plans are on to register religious houses in order to ensure sanity in the state. The Commissioner, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, made this known on Tuesday in Alausa, during a stakeholders meeting with the Nigeria Inter-religious Council. Akinbile-Yussuf said the registration, which was supposed to […]

FG to offer free train ride from Lagos to Abuja

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has announced that the Federal Government will offer free train ride to Nigerians from Lagos to Abuja for the next three months. Amaechi made the announcement at the 14th edition of The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), held at The Balmoral Event Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. According to him, the […]

Gov. Sanwo-Olu drops ‘Your Excellency’ title

Gov. Sanwo-Olu drops ‘Your Excellency’ title By Florence Onuegbu The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu, has announced his decision to be addressed as ”Mr Governor” and not ”Your Excellency.” Sanwo-Olu said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos that being addressed as Mr Governor would propel his sense of responsibility to the residents. According […]

Ambode sues Lagos Assembly

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has dragged the Lagos State House of Assembly to court over its ongoing probe of the ex-governor for allegedly procuring 820 buses worth over N7 billion without budgetary approval. Ambode is due to appear before the House Committee probing the allegation on Wednesday. The House had […]

Court orders Lagos assembly to stop Ambode’s probe

A Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja has ordered the Lagos State House of Assembly to halt probe of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode pending the determination of the case filed by the former governor against the Assembly. The court adjourned the matter brought before it by Ambode, against the Speaker of the State House of […]

A Second Chance For Fashola – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | October 23, 2019 – When he emerged from obscurity as the favourite of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, then incumbent governor of Lagos State, not many persons gave him a chance, least of all residents of the bustling metropolis of Lagos. He sooner became governorship candidate of then Action Congress (AC) […]

Barbarians Cannot Build a Modern Mega-city – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | October 22, 2019 –  During the Ambode administration, there was a lull in Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) officials’ harassment of the poor and hapless Nigerians trying to survive the impoverished mess that our morally bankrupt rulers made of this country by hawking in the streets of Lagos. But, […]

Lagos assembly threatens to arrest Ambode

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the former Governor of the State, Akinwunmi Ambode and four others who served under the ex-governor as commissioners. The decision followed two preliminary reports presented by two different ad-hoc committees set up by the House to investigate the 820 […]

Lady escapes lynching over manhood snatching in BRT bus

By Uchediunor Augusta A yet-to-be-identified young lady on Thursday escaped lynching by an irate mob over alleged snatching of manhood of three men in a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus at Onipanu Bus Stop in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who monitored the incident, reports that the young lady escaped death as […]

South-West Govs flay call on Fulani herdsmen to leave region

By Dayo Johnson, Akure OUTH West governors yesterday described the statement credited to the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), asking all Fulani residing in Southern parts of the country to return to the north as most unfortunate, divisive and retrogressive. The governors in a statement personally signed by their Chairman and Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu […]

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