Category Archives: Lagos

52-yr-old man docked over N5m dud cheque

By Onozure Dania Lagos—A 52-year-old man, Simon Ibeh, was, yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting at Igbosere, Lagos, over alleged issuance of a N5 million dud cheque to one Ezeh Osei. The defendant, who is facing a count charge, was docked before Magistrate B. A. Sonuga. The prosecutor, Inspector A. O. Fadipe, told […]

Photos: 1,100 pump action riffles seized by Customs in Lagos

Photos show Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) display the 1,100 Jojef Magnum Pump Action and Jojef Magnum Plastic Single Barrels Hunting Gun Pump Action Rifles seized by Customs at Lagos Tin-Can. Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) displays the seized 1,100 Jojef Magnum Pump Action and Jojef Magnum Plastic Single Barrels […]

FG Approves concession of Lagos, Abuja Airports

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government Monday disclosed that the Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved the concession of Murtala Muhammed International Airport and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this at the quarterly programme on the ease of doing business which is the initiative of President Muhammadu Buhari-s-led […]

No. 1 female traffic warden bags her 10th award in Lagos

Lagos – A police traffic warden attached to Sabo Police Division in Lagos, Insp. Josephine Ogene, was on Thursday honoured by the DAAR Communications for her outstanding performance in traffic management. Mr Ambrose Shomide, the Managing Director, Radio Services, Daar Communications, the owners of Raypower, AIT and Faaji FM station, presented the award to her […]

Lagos urges parents to invest in children’s education

…laud Fidson’s Astymin Brilliance Reward programme By Chioma Obinna Lagos State Government urged parents to invest more in children’s education even as it commended Fidson Healthcare Plc for its commitment to the academic development of Nigerian Children through its Astymin brand’s annual flagship programme, tagged Astymin Brilliance Reward. Speaking at the 7th edition of the […]

LASG shuts Oko-Baba plank market over security threat

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos—The Lagos State Government yesterday, ordered the immediate closure of an illegal plank market in Oko-Baba Extension by Wright Street in Yaba Local Council Development Area, LCDA of the state. The government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami, said the decision to […]

Nine die in Lagos boat mishap

Nine people were killed when a passenger boat capsized in Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos on Sunday, the government said, blaming the accident on overcrowding. Four passengers were also injured in the sinking in the waterfront community of Ilashe, while an unspecified number of others were yet to be rescued, it said. “An unfortunate incident […]

Lagos, Ogun PDP call for Buruji’s expulsion

Lagos and Ogun state chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have called for the expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu from the party, accusing him of anti-party activities and antics meant to destroy the party. They stated this in their resolutions in Ado-Ekiti during their meeting with the reconciliation committee set up by the national […]