Lagos State

Lagos Ranked World's Third Worst City to Live in

Lagos State has been ranked the third worst city for humans to live in the world, according to the latest 2018 Global Liveability Index released by …

Africa

End of the road for abuse, robbery gang that lures ladies on Facebook

<b>- A gang of robbers who lure women on Facebook have been arrested</b> <b>- The robbers were arrested by a team of police officers of the Lagos state command</b><b>-</b> …

Crime

They were accused of taking a bribe of N177.3 million on March 30, during the build-up of the last general election.

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the remand of three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the Kirikiri …

Corruption

In his honour, a special birthday reception was held at his Lagos residence, and was attended by dignitaries such as Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State and Senator Ibikunle Amosun, his Ogun State counterpart.

Chief Akintola Williams, the first African to qualify as a chartered accountant, clocked 99 on Thursday.<p>In his honour, a special birthday reception …

Africa

Breaking: Pandemonium in Edo as robbers raid 2 banks, 10 people killed

<b>There was pandemonium in Igarra, the headquarters of Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo state on Thursday, August 9, as robbers raided two banks</b> …

City Politics

HURMA labelled Tinubu and his cohorts "cogs in the wheel of progress", asserting that they have placed their selfish interests over the country's.

A human rights group, Human Rights Monitoring Agenda (HURMA), has written a petition to President Muhammadu Buhari over an alleged ploy by notable …

Human Rights

Nigeria:Trace Presents Macron's Visit to New Afrikan Shrine

[This Day] For those who weren't in attendance at the historic event of the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Lagos culture hub, New …

Africa

NGO Founder Allegedly Sodomises Twin Sons In Lagos​

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Crime

Work to Begin on Nigeria's Nightmarish Apapa Gridlock

The government has said that work on the Apapa corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail project would commence by the August 17. Approval has been granted …

Africa

Nigeria:Apapa Corridor of Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project Begins Next Week

(Photo: allafrica.com)LagosTHE Federal Government, yesterday, assured that work on the Apapa corridor of the Lagos-Ibadan Rail project would commence …

Travel (South Africa)

JUST IN: Ambode Gives Go-Ahead For Lagos To Recruit 2,200 Teachers

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Civil Service

While speaking at the Institute for Security Studies, Ambode had said: “The security of lives and property of citizens remains the topmost pursuit of my administration. Indeed, one of the biggest achievements of my administration in the last three years is the security of lives and the property of Lagos residents. And, of course, it is gratifying to note that Lagos State is now one of the safest cities in Africa.”

Politicians are known for making grandiose statements to score cheap points. As the 2019 elections draws nigh, more flowery claims are being thrown …

Africa

Bumpy Road as Nigeria Exporters Suffer U.S.$10 Billion Losses

Vanguard, 28 July 2018<p>President, Association of Good Leadership Advocates Peace Development, Lagos, Dr Olusegun Ologbese has berated the Federal …

Africa

Nigeria:Lagos Denies Plans to Place Religious Leaders On Salary

(Photo: Pixabay)The Lagos State Government on Tuesday debunked viral report on the social media suggesting that it was planning to commence paying …

Religion

Nigeria:South Korea Renews 14-Year MOU On Nigeria's Mining Sector

[Guardian] The Republic of South Korea has concluded arrangements to renew the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on mineral resources signed with the …

Africa

Lagos Announces Take-Off Of Yaba ICT Cluster Project

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Startups

Nigeria: Oshodi-Apapa Gridlock - Why We're Helpless

Oshodi/Apapa expressway.<p>The hopelessness of the lingering traffic-congestion in Apapa and environs is underscored by the fact that it has so far …

Africa

Nigeria:Tears As Lagos Government Demolishes Owonifari Market

[Guardian] Tears freely flowed, yesterday, in Oshodi area of Lagos State, as the Owonifari Market was again demolished, to pave way for the ongoing …

Africa

Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Chile Oti, said the truck owner was arrested in Kano on Thursday.

The owner of the petrol tanker, that sparked last month’s inferno, on Otedola Bridge, Lagos, has been arrested by the police.<p>No fewer than nine …

Nigeria

Justice Dada also ordered that all the defendant’s assets, both moveable and immoveable wherever they may be traced to in the country, be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction and sentencing of one Okoro Samuel …

Corruption

Court Remands Stella Obasanjo's Brother In Ikoyi Prison Over 'Forgery'

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Corruption

Nigeria’s Security Chiefs, Governors Siphone N241Billion Annually, Says Transparency International

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Africa

During her parade at the Lagos State Police Command on Monday, Adilewa said she faked her kidnap because she needed money to pay her school fees.

A 19-year-old female has confessed to operatives of the Lagos State Police Command to faking her own kidnap to defraud her father of the sum of …

Citizen Journalism

Nigeria: Otedola's Bridge Accident - Lagos Identifies Owners of 39 Vehicles

Several vehicles burnt as petrol tanker catches fire in Lagos.<p>Lagos — The Lagos State Government says it has identified owners of 39 of 55 vehicles …

Africa

Nigeria:Five Dead in Lagos Boat Mishap

(Photo: Premium Times)At least five people died in a boat accident in Lagos Wednesday evening, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.The incident happened at …

General Hospital

The State Commissioner for Transportation, Ladi Lawanson, said the vehicles were identified through a forensic investigation by the state’s Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS).

The Lagos State Government says it has identified owners of 39 of 55 vehicles that got burnt in the fuel tanker explosion atop the Otedola Bridge end …

Merchant Shipping

Ambode said the greatest achievement of his administration in the past three years is the protection of life and property of the residents.

’Our greatest achievement is security of life, property’<p>Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday said the state has become one of the safest …

Policing

Nigeria:'100 Mentally Challenged Inmates, 71 Juveniles in Lagos Prisons'

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A total of 100 mentally challenged inmates and 71 juveniles are currently in different prisons across Lagos State, the State …

Nigeria

Out With the Old - Nigeria's Apapa Rail Station to Get Makeover

This Day, 24 July 2018<p>The federal government yesterday said it would demolish, rebuild and expand the old Apapa rail station to have a warehouse, …

Africa

The senators said to be working with the former Governor and whom he had met individually to discuss the issue with, are: Olamilekan Solomon, Remi Tinubu and Gbenga Ashafa, all representing the three senatorial districts of Lagos State.

Former Governor of Lagos State and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, is said to be allegedly making moves to block the Senate from …

Nigeria