Tag: Lagos

47-year-old man in court for illegally distributing NIN form

Abdul Jimoh- January 25, 2021

A 47-year-old man, Ibrahim Issa, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for unlawfully distributing the National Identification Number (NIN) forms to applicants. ... Read More

Yuletide: Fashola directs contractors to make Lagos-Ibadan Expressway motorable, safe

Abdul Jimoh- November 22, 2020

The Minster of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has directed Julius Berger, the contractor handling section one rehabilitation/reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to speed ... Read More

FG Completes First Phase Rehabilitation of Third Mainland Bridge, Commends Citizens’ Patience

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

The Federal Government on Thursday announced completion of the first phase rehabilitation of the Third Mainland Bridge and a planned 18 hours total closure of ... Read More

DJ Switch, a front for divisive forces – FG

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

The Federal Government says DJ Switch (real name, Obianuju Udeh) is “a fraud and a front for divisive and destructive forces’’ that will be exposed ... Read More

Uber driver docked over alleged armed robbery

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

The Police, on Thursday arraigned a 38-year-old Uber driver, Yinka Makinde, before an Ogudu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, over alleged armed robbery. The ... Read More

236 Nigeria residents contract coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

Two hundred and thirty-six Nigeria residents have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to official statistics. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ... Read More

Court sentences man to 18 months imprisonment for peddling hemp

Abdul Jimoh- November 12, 2020

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akeem Sanusi, to 18 months imprisonment for peddling 1.1kg of hemp. The National ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC announces 72 new infections

Abdul Jimoh- November 3, 2020

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 72 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known on ... Read More

SARS Dissolution; It is a victory for Nigerian youths says Sanwo-Olu

Abdul Jimoh- October 12, 2020

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, was a ... Read More

NSCDC parades 2 suspects over alleged illegal mining

Abdul Jimoh- September 11, 2020

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, on Friday paraded two suspects for allegedly involving in illegal mining. The Commandant, Mr ... Read More

Covid-19: LASG calls for isolation rooms in schools

Abdul Jimoh- September 3, 2020

Mrs Olufolayimika Ayandele, the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Education District III, has urged the public and private school administrators to create isolation rooms in ... Read More

NDLEA uncovers 40ft container of tramadol, others in Lagos

Abdul Jimoh- August 19, 2020

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered another 40ft container loaded with tramadol and other banned drugs at the Brawal terminal in Lagos. ... Read More

Tanker drivers start strike Monday as talks with LASG end in deadlock

Abdul Jimoh- August 10, 2020

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has said that the planned strike by Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos would start on ... Read More

COVID-19: LASG reopens schools Aug 3

Suleiman Idris- July 3, 2020

The Lagos State Government has announced the resumption of both public and private schools, beginning from Aug. 3 for students in transitional classes. The Lagos ... Read More

FG Sets Regulations, Performance Simulation Flight Ahead of Reopening of Airports

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

Ahead of the reopening of the aviation sector in Nigeria, Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika and other members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) ... Read More

Children’s Day: Lawmaker Urges Parents to Put to Rest Children’s Fear From COVID-19

Henry Solomon- May 27, 2020

Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has urged parents and guardians to allay fears of their children from the ravaging ... Read More

Mask-up Lagos: LCDAs to distribute 20,000 face masks to residents

Abdul Jimoh- May 12, 2020

The authorities in Ayobo Ipaja and Agabado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of  Lagos State, say they would begin the distribution of 10,000 face ... Read More

Farmer decries egg glut, calls for improved value-chain

Abdul Jimoh- May 11, 2020

A local poultry farmer, Mr Joel Oduware, has decried the growing level of egg glut in the country, attributing it to the novel coronavirus pandemic ... Read More

Lagos Govt increases hazard allowance of health workers to N25, 000

inno.korie- April 21, 2020

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has approved an increase in the hazard allowance of health workers in the state public service from N5,000 to ... Read More

NCDC Confirms 8 New Cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2020

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 ... Read More