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Disquiet In Lagos, As Police Nab 10 Over Ritual Killing

Lagos - 3 days ago. BY OGUNTADE ISMAILA Palpable fears of jungle justice and imminent attacks on Wednesday enveloped residents of Iwaya in Yaba area of Lagos state over the ritual killing of a 4-year-old girl, even as the Lagos State Police Command arrested ten persons in connection with ritual killing. Speaking with journalists in Lagos, the State Commissioner of...

Coalition Decry Lack Of Transparency In Lagos Water Sector

Lagos - 1 week ago. BY ONYEANUNA ONYEDIKACHI A group – Our Water Our Right Coalition has poked plans by the Lagos State government to put the control of water infrastructures in the hands of three multinationals – Veolia, Metito and Abengoa, said to be remotely linked to the World Bank. The multinational corporations are to manage the Adiyan II...

Kidnapping: Police Warn Against Jungle Justice

Lagos - 1 week ago. BY OGUNTADE ISMAILA Piqued by increasing spate of jungle justice meted on people suspected to be kidnappers and ritual killers in Lagos State, the Lagos State Police Command on Friday warned residents to desist from engaging in such act, saying it violates the laws of the land and dents the image of the state. The...

MAN Decries Lagos Govt ‘Stop Work Order’ To Sand Dredgers

Lagos - 1 week ago. By Ruth Tene Natsa The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) has decried the Stop Work Order issued by the Lagos State Government to sand dredgers in the state. This is even as they note the reaction by the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development nullifying the order. In a statement to LEADERSHIP signed by the...

Lassa Fever: Report Suspected Cases On Time, NCDC Urges Nigerians

Lagos - 1 week ago. BY DOYIN OJOSIPE Following an outbreak of Lasa Fever in Lagos State, the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) today disclosed that contact identification and tracing has been initiated and case management has begun for other confirmed cases. It also said that the federal government has provided resources including medical supplies to support case management...

INEC Proposes Sept 16 For Lagos Bye-election

Lagos - 1 week ago. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday proposed Sept 16 for the conduct of a  bye-election to fill the vacant Eti-Osa Constituency I seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly. Dr Mudashiru Mustapha,  INEC Administrative Secretary in Lagos State, announced the proposed date at a stakeholders meeting attended by party leaders at the...

Group Urges LASHA To Pass ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill

Lagos - 1 week ago.   BY OLAJIDE FABAMISE,   A Youth group operating under the aegis of YouthNext has staged a peaceful rally to the Lagos State House of Assembly urging the Lagos Assembly to domesticate Not Too Young To Run Bill passed by the National Assembly as well as a bill on independent candidacy.   The protesters, who...

Safety: Ambode Vows To Roll Out First Set Of 5,000 New Commercial Buses Soon

Lagos - 1 week ago.   BY GEORGE OKOJIE,   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday revealed that the first set of 5000 brand new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative would be flagged off within the next six months to ensure safety of Lagos commuters. Ambode  who spoke when students of the prestigious Harvard Kennedy School of...

AIG Maritime Dies At 59

Lagos - 1 week ago. Assistant Inspector General of Police in-charge of Maritime, AIG Uebari Imue has  passed on at the age of 59 years after a brief illness at St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Island, Lagos State. The late Assistant Inspector General of Police enlisted into the Nigeria Police Force on January 1, 1984 as Cadet Assistant Superintendent of Police at...

Quarante personnes jugées pour homosexualité

Lagos State News - 2 weeks ago. 28 adults being arraigned for engaging in homosexuality before the Yaba Magistrate Court by Lagos State Government today, August 3, 2017 pic.twitter.com/Qj8YGe4BK1 — The Lagos State Govt (@followlasg) August 3, 2017 Le frère – hétérosexuel – de l’un …...

Bus conductors in uniforms

Lagos State News - 2 weeks ago. According to him, the Lagos State government has approved the association’s uniforms and badges with name tag and identification numbers for easy identification of registered conductors. He said the use of badges on uniforms is to address criminal …...

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morning

Lagos State News - 2 weeks ago. 2. The Clerk of the House, Ikeja Local Government Area, Mr. Shamsideen Omotayo, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Imota, Ikorodu, Lagos State. Spokesman for the local council secretariat, Bello Onilegbale said Omotayo’s kidnappers have contacted the …...

Banire loyalists declare support for Ambode, Tinubu

Lagos State News - 2 weeks ago. Hundreds of loyalists of the embattled National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Muiz Banire in Mushin Local Government and Odi-Olowo Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, on Wednesday, pitched tent with …...

Ambode: Lagos officials will be ‘going around’ to evacuate waste

Lagos State News - 2 weeks ago. Akinwumi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says government officials will soon be going around the state to evacuate waste. Ambode said this on Wednesday while speaking at the third quarter town hall meeting, which held at the Badore ferry terminal in Ajah.,...

IGP Idris begins 2-day working visit to Lagos today

Lagos State News - 2 weeks ago. The two-day working visit to Lagos state by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, will kick off today with a visit to Police College, Ikeja where he will address officers and men of the force in Zone two command. IGP Idris K. Ibrahim, A statement …...