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Ambode to present Lagos 2019 Budget today

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has concluded arrangements to present the 2019 budget of Lagos State today, according to Daily Independent. The Budget presentation will come barely two day after Asiwaju Bola Tinubu brokered peace among the Governor and the Lagos State lawmakers. The lawmakers had initially threatened to impeach the Governor over...

Sanwo-Olu reacts after defeating Ambode

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has broken his silence after he was declared winner of Tuesday’s Lagos governorship primary conducted by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sanwo-Olu was announced winner of the Lagos governorship primaries, against the wishes of the National Working Committee (NWC). APC chairman in Lagos, Tunji Balogun, announced that incumbent, Akinwunmi...

Group protest Tinubu’s ‘political dictate’ in Lagos

Lagos Democracy Advancement Forces, a socio-political group, has said Tinubu, should cease to dictate the political pace of the state. Their statement follow the rift between Tinubu and the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, which has generated so much controversies leading Tinubu in the lookout to replace the governor in the...

Lagos nurse arrested for mutilating twin’s body part

A matron at a private hospital on Shibiri Road, Ajangbadi, Lagos State, Mrs. Victoria Ukwu, has been arrested in connection with a mutilated body of a one-year-old twin, Favour Orogbu. Two nurses at the hospital, Navico Clinic and Maternity, who were on duty on the day of the incident, were...

Lagos state reopens Third Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Government has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge which was temporarily closed Thursday night would be reopened by 5pm on Sunday. This was contained in a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Dr Taiwo Salaam. It said the decision to reopen the bridge earlier than announced...

Fatal accident at Lagos-Ibadan, as custom officials abandon dying victims

The fatal accident on Saturday morning which occurred few miles away from Guru Maraji, along Lagos-Ibadan express way, has left many passengers languishing in pain. FELLOW PRESS' correspondent who was at the scene of the accident said about 11 passengers were seriously injured, but sighting officers of the Nigeria Custom...

Lagos State Govt records N50bn cash transactions from creative sector

The Lagos State Government says it recorded N50 billion cash transactions from the creative sector in the first three weeks of December. Mr Steve Ayorinde, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, said in a statement on Thursday in Lagos that the figure was sourced from the reports monitored by...

How Fela used music to fight for masses liberation – Ambode

  Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday eulogized the virtues of late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti describing him as an enigmatic artiste who used the platform of his art to agitate for social and human rights by challenging government and people to explore development through...

Owoseni or Edgar? Who is Lagos Commissioner of Police??

Yesterday the news went viral of deployment of new Commissioner of Police to Lagos, Imohimi Edgar, to replace Fatai Owoseni, but he has denied knowledge of any transfer or being recommended for a course as the recent reported said. Uncertainty further entrenched as the Force Public Relation kept mum on...

2 set ablaze, 5 arrested for operating ritualists den in Lagos

Two suspected ritualists were set ablaze after they were uncovered operating ritualists den at Ile Zik Bus Stop, along Lagos/Abeokuta expressway. Five other suspects would be have lynched if not for police intervention. The den was said to be located in a manhole. According to Vanguard, a mad man was found around...
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Nnamdi Kanu should keep his Biafra from Lagos, Igbo traders warns

Igbo leaders and traders in Lagos have warned the director of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, not to come to Lagos state to stage any of his rallies. Kanu last month, disclosed his plans to come to Lagos. Speaking with Sunday Telegraph, Chief Chiemeka Ibeh of Alaba...

Bus conductors in Lagos state will start wearing unform from today

Lagos bus conductors are to start wearing uniforms from today Thursday as part of the state efforts to facilitate the Smart City Initiatives, SCI. National President of the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, Comrade Israel Adeshola, disclosed this to journalists, saying the association's uniforms have been approved by Lagos state...

Nnamdi Kanu should steer clear of Lagos, his safety not guaranteed- Yoruba group warns

The Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC) and the Coalition of Southwest Youths group have said the safety of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, is not guaranteed if he proceeds on his planned visit to Lagos. The Yoruba Youth groups warned Nnamdi Kanu to steer clear...

Obasanjo: Lagos will be third largest economy before i die

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo said Lagos will become Africa’s third largest economy before he dies. Obasanjo stated this at the launch of a book titled, “Making Africa Work”, co-authored by the former president and three others. He said the Lagos State government was working towards making the state an economic...
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Badoo are not spirit, says Ambode as he declares war on cult group

Lagos State government has declared war on the infamous cult group called Badoo in the Ikorodu area as well as reiterate its commitment to protect lives and properties in the state. State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode made the statement and also assured residents that the government is bent in exposing any activities capable of...

Boko Haram members are already in Lagos, Ibadan – Suspect confesses

Security operatives in Ibadan, Oyo state have apprehended a suspected member of the Islamist-Jihadist sect, Boko Haram in the state. The arrested suspect who gave his name as Alkali after his arrest confessed that he fled the terrorists den in Sambisa forest in December 2016 following increasing attacks by troops...

Appeal Court nullifies monthly environmental sanitation in Lagos  

The Appeal Court in Lagos has described as illegal the monthly environmental sanitation exercise held in the state. Delivering judgment in a suit filed by a resident of the state, Faith Okafor against the Lagos State Government (Respondent) over the weekend, Justice Ugochukwu Ogakwu of the Court of Appeal...

Gay lovers caught having sex in Lagos, arraigned (photo)

Ebere Nwankwo, 18 years old and Job Martins, 20 years old were allegedly caught having sex and have denied doing the act before an Igbesere Magistrate Court on Thursday. Nwankwo who is a cleaner was said to have stolen an ATM card belonging to Martins and withdrew  N22,000 therefrom. Job was said to...

Three men allegedly killed over land dispute in Lagos (graphic photos)

News reaching us this morning is that of three men who were murdered about 24 hours ago, over land dispute at Isiwo road, Igbodu, Epe, Lagos. Graphic images of the three dead men have surfaced online – the photos were shared by a person who stated that suspected assassins brutally...

Total enforcement of ban on street trading starts today

Following the directive by Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on the enforcement of Law against  hawking in the state, most streets and highways at the weekend seemed deserted by traders for fear of being arrested. This came as the Lagos State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences, vowed to...

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