Lagos State

Ambode releases N720.5m for Lagos retirees in August
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode Lagos State Metro Mrs. Folashade Onanuga News Nigeria Retirement Savings Accounts

Ambode releases N720.5m for Lagos retirees in August

Mrs Folashade Onanuga, Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) Lagos State Government says it has released about N720.5 million to settle backlogs of 190 pensioners’ entitlements under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS). Mrs Folashade Onanuga, Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), made the disclosure on Monday in Lagos. Onanuga said […]

BCPG tasks artisans on safety in construction sites
BCPG Lagos State NDT Property Solomon Ogunseye

BCPG tasks artisans on safety in construction sites

To curb death of building artisans on construction site, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) Lagos State Chapter in collaboration with Lagos State Safety Commission has trained over 400 artisans in the built sector on the imperatives of adopting standard safety measures/insurance. The one-day workshop titled, “Measures and application on […]

Masquerade, herbalist held over sergeant’s death
Ariyo Elegbede Herbalist Lagos State Masquerade Metro News Nigeria

Masquerade, herbalist held over sergeant’s death

Masquerade, herbalist held over sergeant’s death A 52-year-old head of a local masquerade group, Igunuko, based at Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos State, Ariyo Elegbede, is among 10 suspects arrested over the death of one Sergeant Collins Esiabor. Esiabor was allegedly lynched on August 29, at Ifako Ijaiye by suspected members […]

Ambode donates vehicles to Lagos prison services
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Ambode donates vehicles to Lagos prison services

Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Governor of Lagos State.<br />Photo: Twitter/ AkinwunmiAmbode Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday donated vehicles and other equipment to the Lagos Prison Services, stressing the need for major reforms to be carried out across the country to decongest prisons. Among the vehicles donated include five Toyota […]

Augusta Osaigbovo refutes sister’s alleged assassination attempt, trafficking
Assassination Commissioner of Police Lagos State Metro News Nigeria trafficking

Augusta Osaigbovo refutes sister’s alleged assassination attempt, trafficking

Gladys Osaigbovo-Omon<br /> Lagos State Commissioner of Police (CP), Edgal Imohimi, recently paraded one Osaro Okonoboh and Lucky Oboh on August 6, 2018, for an alleged attempt to assassinate Gladys Osaigbovo-Omon at her residence in Benin City, Edo State. Imohimi disclosed that the suspects, who were arrested on July 26, […]

Three years not enough to judge Buhari administration, says Tinubu
APC Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Dennis Erezi Lagos State National News Nigeria Politics President Muhammadu Buhari

Three years not enough to judge Buhari administration, says Tinubu

[File] Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun; All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN); President Muhammadu Buhari; APC Governorship Candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole at the party’s mega rally in Ado-Ekiti…July 9, 2018. National leader of […]

Again, Fashola blames DISCOS for poor power supply
Babatunde Raji Fashola Dennis Erezi DISCOs Lagos State National News Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari

Again, Fashola blames DISCOS for poor power supply

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) (right); Federal Controller, Works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti and General Manager, Arab Contractors Nigeria Limited, Wael Salem, during the kick-off of rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Sagamu Road in Lagos… yesterday. Nigeria’s minister for power, works and housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Friday said electricity […]

Chinese dominate U-21 singles as ITTF Nigeria Open ends today
Guo Yan ITTF Nigeria Open Lagos State Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall Sport Surulere Tennis Teslim Balogun Stadium Wang Shaobo

Chinese dominate U-21 singles as ITTF Nigeria Open ends today

Top seed, Aruna Quadri, at the 2018 ITTF Challenge, Seamaster Nigeria Open, which ends today at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos State Chinese duo, Wang Shaobo and Guo Yan, yesterday, won the Under 21 events in the Men’s and Women’s Singles categories respectively, at the 2018 […]

Visionary midwife of an emergent smart city
Akinwunmi Ambode Babatunde Raji Fashola Bola Ahmed Tinubu Columnists Lagos State Opinion

Visionary midwife of an emergent smart city

Governor Ambode. PHOTO: Twitter/AkinwunmiAmbode Exactly 16 days after the commemoration of the third year in office of his innovative and aggressively modernising administration on May 29, 2018, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode celebrated his 55th birthday on June 14. As expected, there was widespread commendation and approbation from […]

Ambode urges FG to make other seaports functional as Apapa-Oshodi road project begins
Akinwunmi Ambode Apapa-Oshodi Road Lagos State Metro News Nigeria Seaport

Ambode urges FG to make other seaports functional as Apapa-Oshodi road project begins

[file] The deplorable state of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway by Itire bus-stop. PHOTOS: OSENI YUSUF Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday appealed to the Federal Government to ensure that seaports in other parts of the country become functional to decongest Apapa ports and environs. He argued that besides helping government to save […]

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Lagos blames ‘powerful merchants’ for Oshodi-Apapa road gridlock

The massive gridlock on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been blamed on the refusal of “powerful merchants” to obey a subsisting order of the Lagos State government restricting the movements of articulated vehicles in the State. The government also attributed the logjam to an ongoing industrial action by a section of workers […]

Ikorodu Lagos State Metro Mustapha Hammed News Nigeria

Undergraduate raped, barks like a dog after spiritual cleansing

A 29-year-old female student of the College of Education, Akoka, Lagos State, who visited a Muslim cleric, Mustapha Hammed, popularly known as ‘Alfa’, for spiritual cleaning to avert calamity, is allegedly barking like a dog after undergoing cleansing in Ikorodu area of the state. The cleric, one Mustapha Hammed, aged 23, […]

Police arrest Lagos lawmaker, 2 others over illegal firearms
House of Assembly Illegal firearms Lagos Lagos State Lawmaker Metro News Nigeria PDP police

Police arrest Lagos lawmaker, 2 others over illegal firearms

Nigerian Police The police in Lagos on Saturday said they had arrested a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and two others over alleged unlawful possession of firearms. The spokesman of the command, CSP Chike Oti, said that the suspects were undergoing interrogations. “The first and second suspect, […]

Lagos State NAPPS National News Nigeria Wasiu Adumadeyin

2,500 Lagos private schools undertake unified examination

About 2,500 private schools in Lagos State are participating in the newly introduced unified examination by the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS). Mr Wasiu Adumadeyin, the President of Lagos chapter of NAPPS, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the examination was to ensure maintenance of […]

Macron promises to boost Nigeria-France relationship
Abisola Olasupo Akinwunmi Ambode Emmanuel Macron French president Lagos State National Nigeria

Macron promises to boost Nigeria-France relationship

French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech to entrepreneurs at a convention centre in Lagos on July 4, 2018.<br />AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ludovic MARIN French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to scale up the relationship between France and Nigeria. He said this during the official […]