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Ever witnessed the Apapa gridlock? You need to read this

The Lagos State Government has reconstituted the Joint Security Task Force established to tackle Apapa gridlock and other security threats within the axis brought about by the blockade of major roads in the area by tankers and containerized trucks. The Apapa gridlock, in the past few weeks, had worsened due to

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Lagos police goes tough on criminals in Mushin; 50 arrested during midnight raid

The Lagos State police command and Lagos State Task Force on Saturday, October 9, 2017, during the state-wide enforcement operation, tagged: ‘Eradication of Criminal Hideouts’,  arrested 50 suspected criminals and recovered 48 bags of illicit drugs at Akala area of Mushin, Lagos Mainland. The raid was led by the Assistant Commissioner of

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Man arrested for assaulting officer of Neighbourhood watch

On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the operatives of Lagos State Environmental Offences Unit (Task Force) arraigned a suspected criminal over assault on an officer of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps, LNSC, and his sibling at Fiditi Street, Ilasamaja, Lagos. This was disclosed by the Chairman, LNSC, Olayinka Egbeyemi who revealed that

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Four dead as fire guts NNPC Apapa jetty

Four persons have been confirmed dead after tragedy struck at the Petroleum Wharf, Apapa, Lagos Mainland, yesterday, Monday, September 18, 2017. It was gathered that the activities of hoodlums who rushed to scoop fuel while a vessel, identified as Histria Ivory, was discharging Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) around 3:00am, led to

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Four arraigned in court for one of the most bizarre offences

Four men have been arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing 356 bags of cashew nuts worth N25million from a businessman identified as Tajudeen Salimon. The accused - Azeez Raimi, Olufemi Kayode, Adeboye Bakare, and Tunde Hassan, residents of Agege, Lagos, were charged with conspiracy, stealing and

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Oworonshoki to host LASG transport & entertainment hub

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has outlined plans to transform the blighted areas of Oworonshoki Waterfront into one of the biggest transportation, tourism and entertainment hubs in Nigeria. Speaking on the development, the Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Ade Akinsanya in a statement, said that the project will improve the

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LAWMA set to hit Mainland communities; See details of acitivity

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says it has embarked on 24-hour waste evacuation to remove heaps of refuse on some major roads across the Lagos metropolis. The agency has concluded plans to remove refuse of heaps across affected areas such as Apapa-Iganmu, Agege, Ajeromi – Ifelodun, Alimosho and Kosofe among other

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Man falls off trailer over N5,000 extortion on Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

There was pandemonium yesterday, August 1, 2017, along the usually busy Oshodi-Apapa Express way as hoodlums threatened to burn a trailer alleged to have killed one of them.it was gathered that the empty trailer, with number plates XA 140 DAH, Kogi was heading towards Apapa before he was accosted by

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Tanker drivers would not stop fuel supply – PTD-NUPENG

Following the havoc that rocked Apapa, Lagos, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, leading to the setting ablaze of two banks, The Petroleum Tanker Drivers, an arm of the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (PTD-NUPENG) has advised Mainlanders and other Lagos residents not to resort to panic buying

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