I’m Dying – Lagos State Poly Student Tells Her Father Before She Went Missing

I’m Dying – Lagos State Poly Student Tells Her Father Before She Went Missing

I’m Dying – Lagos State Poly Student Tells Her Father Before She Went Missing. Shalewa Adebowale, a student of the Lagos State polytechnic has been reported missing after calling her father to cry on the phone for help. It was gathered that the 19-year-old nursing student left her parents’ house at Olorulogbo, Anthony village, Lagos, on October 10, 2020, to…

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SARS: Police Assault And Disperse Protesters in Lagos

SARS: Police Assault And Disperse Protesters in Lagos

SARS: Police Assault And Disperse Protesters in Lagos. Some men of the Nigeria Police Force have attacked youths protesting against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, unit of the Force. While dispersing the youths, some were also reportedly assaulted. Read also: DSS Issues Warning To Personnel, Others According to TheNation, the youths protesting at Lekki tollgate, opposite Oriental Hotels in Lagos…

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EFCC Grills Lagos Speaker, Obasa Over Fraud

EFCC Grills Lagos Speaker, Obasa Over Fraud

EFCC Grills Lagos Speaker, Obasa Over Fraud. Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, is in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission responding to allegations of fraud, The PUNCH has learnt. The spokesman for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, explained that that Obasa was invited and he honoured the invitation at the Lagos zone…

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Woman delivers baby boy under Ajah bridge in Lagos

Woman delivers baby boy under Ajah bridge in Lagos State

A 35 years old woman, Ms Blessing Emmanuel, on Saturday, fell into labour and was delivered of a baby boy under the flyover bridge in Ajah area of Lagos State. The incident occurred at about 4.30p.m. The woman, who hails from Cross River State, was said to be homeless, but personnel from Lagos State Ambulance Services from Eti-Osa, were said…

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Lagos govt orders full reopening of churches, mosques

Lagos govt orders full reopening of churches, mosques

The Lagos State Government has approved the full reopening of churches and mosques in the state following the Nationwide shutdown of worship centres early this year as a measures to control the spread of the ravaging covid-19 pandemic. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced this on Saturday at a briefing in Lagos. According to the governor, mosques can hold their prayers…

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Only varsity final year students will resume Sept 14 – Lagos

Only University final year students will resume Sept 14 – Lagos Govt

With the reopening of higher institutions next Monday in Lagos, the state government in a statement on Monday, decleared that only final year students will resume lectures. Tokunbo Wahab, Special Adviser on Education to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known on Thursday while featuring on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme. Recall that schools in the country had been shut in March as part…

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Sanwo-Olu calls for total remodeling of Lagos airport

Only University final year students will resume Sept 14 – Lagos Govt

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday called for the remodeling of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos to increase traffic and revenue. Sanwo-Olu made the call when the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) management paid him a courtesy visit ahead of the re-opening of airspace for international flights. He advised the FAAN management on remodelling of the airport’s facilities…

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Lagos govt orders schools to reopen from September 14

BREAKING: Lagos to reopen schools Sept 21 – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday said that the schools in his state (primary and secondary schools) will fully reopen as from the 21st of next month. Sanwo-Olu said during a briefing on Saturday at the State House, Marina. He said “As regards our primary and secondary schools, we are working towards reopening them around the 21st of…

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TRAGEDY: 2 dead, 1 injured in a helicopter crash in Lagos

Two dead as helicopter crashes into building in Lagos

A helicopter crash has killed two persons and critically injured one in the Opebi area of Lagos State on Friday, according to a state official. Sources say that the helicopter a Bell 206, with a registration number 5N BQW which belongs to Quorum Aviation, came in from Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital with two crew members and a passenger.…

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BREAKING: Fire guts 30 shops, kiosks in Lagos

BREAKING: Fire guts 30 shops, kiosks in Lagos market

No fewer than 16 kiosks and 14 shops has been vandalized following a fire outbreak at the Adeniji Adele market, in Lagos State on Sunday. It was learnt that the fire outbreak was caused by electrical malfunctions. According to the Lagos State Emergency Agency, the fire incident happened in the early hours of Sunday from an unidentified shop. The spokesperson…

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NCDC COVID-19 UPDATE: 325 new cases, total 49,068

NCDC COVID-19 UPDATE: 325 new cases, total 49,068

NIGERIA COVID-19 UPDATE: The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday night, announced the confirmation of 298 new COVID-19 cases which brings the country’s coronavirus toll to 49,068. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control ,NCDC, disclosed this on it’s official tweeter page (NCDC@NCDCgov) during their daily COVID-19 report. READ ALSO: Youths are responsible for COVID-19 increase – NCDC READ…

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APC chieftain, Razak buried amidst tears in his home town

APC chieftain, Razak buried amidst tears in his home town

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and member of the Lagos State Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC), Chief Lanre Razak who died in the early hours of Saturday after a brief illness has been buried according to Islamic rites. The late Balogun of Epeland was buried in his residence located on KLM Street, hospital road in Epe, Lagos State…

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APC in sorrow as the loose another chieftain, Lanre Razak

APC in sorrow as the loose another chieftain, Lanre Razak

Chief Lanre Razak, a Lagos State APC chieftain is dead. Lanre Razak, the deceased APC chieftain was also a member of the party’s Governor’s Advisory Council, who passed away on Saturday morning after a brief illness. Razak had the Balogun of Epe title, he died at the age of 74  at the Reddington Hospital, Lagos. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide…

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Lagos Govt imposes N20 per trip levy on transport drivers

Lagos Govt imposes N20 per trip levy on transport drivers

The Lagos State Government has said transport drivers in the state will pay a levy of N20 known as road improvement fund, on each trip their drivers make in a day starting from August 27. The state government disclosed this on Friday in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile, and entitled ‘Lagos govt,…

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Lagos Boat Accident: Sack LASWA boss – PDP to Sanwo-Olu

Lagos boat accident: Sack LASWA boss immediately – PDP to Sanwo-Olu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to sack the management of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) over recent boat accident in the waters of the State. In a statement on Sunday by Taofik Gani, the PDP Spokesperson in Lagos State, the party also asked the governor to declare Lagos waterways unsafe for public…

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BREAKING: 10 Dead, 3 missing in Lagos boat accident

BREAKING: 10 Dead, 3 missing in Lagos boat mishap

No fewer than 10 persons were yesterday confirmed dead and three others missing in a boat accident that occurred in Lagos. It was gathered the boat accident occurred on Wednesday at Kirikiri, Apapa in, less than 24 hours after 18 persons escaped death by the whiskers in two boat accidents in Victoria Island all in Lagos. Sources said the boat…

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Two Airplanes collide in Murtala Muhammed Int’l Airport

Two planes collide at Murtala Muhammed Int'l Airport

There was chaos at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, after a middle east airbus plane ran into a Turkish cargo flight on Wednesday. An Airbus A330-243 owned by Middle East Airlines with registration number OD-MEA, ran into a Boeing 777 airplane with registration number TC-LJC operated by Turkish Airlines. The Middle East airbus ran into the Turkish cargo flight,…

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BREAKING: Oyo tops Lagos in daily covid-19 records – NCDC

BREAKING: Oyo tops Lagos in daily covid-19 records – NCDC

Oyo State has toppled Lagos State in the daily covid-19 record on Friday as the State records 191 positive cases, while Lagos recorded 168 positive cases. Following the NCDC daily covid-19 update, Oyo State has reported its highest one-day COVID-19 fresh cases since the start of the pandemic in the country, with 191 new infections. The data released on Friday…

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FCCPC re-arraigns Lagos cosmetics surgeon

FCCPC re-arraigns Lagos cosmetics surgeon

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Friday re-arraigned a Lagos surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, before a Federal High Court over alleged evavsion from investigation into a reported case of failed plastic surgery. The defendant is charged alongside her clinic, MedContour Services Ltd., on a five-count charge bordering on a refusal to honour an invitation for investigation and…

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JUST IN: Lagos State Doctors call off three days strike

The Association of Resident Doctors Lagos State Chapter has suspended it’s three days warning strike. The Chiarman of the association, Dr. Oluwajimin Sodipo made this known to the public in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday. He said that the decision to pause the strike was to allow further talks with the State Government on their demands. READ ALSO: NIGERIA:…

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COVID-19: Lagos Govt Seals 33 Hotels, Restaurants, Others

COVID-19: don't reopen schools yet, doctors warns FG

The Lagos State Safety Commission on Sunday said it sealed 33 social facilities across the state for operating against the states Covid-19 protocols for reopening businesses. This was contained in a statement released by Adewumi Okoh, the spokesperson of the commission. READ ALSO: CORONAVIRUS: NCDC confirms 664 new cases, total 31,987 Mrs Okoh said the facilities comprised of bars, lounges,…

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Lagos clears air on wharf landing fees controversy

Lagos clears air on wharf landing fees controversy

THE Lagos State Government has claimed that the state’s Wharf Landing Fees Collecting Authority has legal backing to collect fees from vehicles cleared at the ports in Lagos. Chairman of the Authority, Prince Gboyega Salvador-Adebayo, made this claim following trending story on the social media about the Authority’s alleged illegal clamp down on 15 assorted vehicles recently cleared at the port. Read…

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Drama as lawmaker walks out of Assembly chamber

Drama as lawmaker walks out of Assembly chamber

There was a mild drama in the Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday as a lawmaker, Mr. Moshood Oshun representing Mainland 1, walked out of the chamber during the plenary session. Oshun was said to have walked out of the chamber after refusing to take his allocated seat instead of the one he was sitting on in the chamber. Read…

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Lagosians groan, as failed roads cause gridlock

Lagosians groan, as failed roads cause gridlock

Lagosians groan, as failed roads cause gridlock. MOTORISTS and residents plying the Oshodi-Apapa and Lagos Badagry Expressways were stranded, yesterday, as a result of the failed roads caused by flooding and persistent rainfall in the state. The motorists lamented the perennial gridlock in the axis, blaming it on neglect on the part of the Federal and State Governments. Read also:…

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LAGOS: Man allegedly rape employer’s twin daughters

The Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of one Chinedu Obi a 26-year-old man who allegedly rape his employer’s twin daughters in Lagos State. A statement on Sunday by the Police spokesman, Bala Elkana, confirmed the case of the Chinedu Obi who has defiled his employer’s 12-year-old twin daughters. Elkana noted that on June 16 at about 1455…

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LASG to enforce laws over distressed buildings

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Sunday has begun stiff enforcement of laws against distressed buildings and called on property owners to carry out immediate integrity tests or risk demolition. The General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), Dr Afolabi Abiodun, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that property owners who did not ascertain the structural stability of…

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APC: Tinubu Denies Presidential Ambition, says time will tell

The ex Lagos State Governor and the APC top politician Bola Ahmed Tinubu has denied plans succeding Mohammadu Buhari as the President of Nigeria. Apart from watching the current crisis rocking APC which has swallowed some of his henchmen and loyalists, the situation has also threatened his relevance in Nigeria’s topmost political circle and also his purported plan to run…

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LAGOS: Seven private labs approved for Covid-19 testing

Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, said on Friday the state government has approved seven private laboratories for Covid-19 testing in the state. The Lagos State Commisioner for Health disclosed this at a at Press Conference in Lagos, while briefing news men on Covid-19, he said the decision was taken to ramp up Covid-19 testing in the state.…

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Lagos State discharges 98 more Covid-19 patients

98 Covid-19 patients have been discharged in about three hospitals in Lagos State, those discharged includes 71 males and 27 females. Among the discharged patients, 23 were from Onikan, 22 from LUTH, 17 from Gbagada. In another good news, about 98 coronavirus patients have recovered and discharged from the state’s isolation centres. READ ALSO: Coronavirus pandemic ‘is accelerating’, warns WHO…

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Flood sweeps 4-year-old, renders many homless in Lagos

Lagos State residents, yesterday, suffered another tragedy as a four-year-old girl was swept away, a building collapsed and residents battled heavy flood after a downpour that lasted for hours submerged many parts of the city. A 4-year-old girl has been swept away by flood following the torrential rain in Lagos on Thursday. It was gathered that the girl, Azizat, lived…

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