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NDLEA intercepts 11m tablets of Tramadol in Lagos

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 607 cartons containing 11,785,800 tramadol tablets in Lagos. NDLEA's spokesperson, Mr Jonah Achema confirmed this on Wednesday August 26, and also disclosed that the Chairman of the agency, Muhammad Abdallah said the interception and investigation were with the assistance and cooperation of

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Abule Ado Explosion: Terminal operators seek relocation of Apapa tank farms

by Winifred Okafor The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria, STOAN, has asked the Federal Government to plan for the relocation of petroleum depots, otherwise called tank farms, from Apapa. This is to avoid any disaster that may lead to loss of lives and investments. Speaking against the backdrop of the March 15 explosion at

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Lagos Assembly passes vote of confidence in Obasa

by Damilola Agekameh The Lagos State House of Assembly at plenary on Monday, March 16, 2020, passed a vote of confidence in the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa. The lawmakers praised the Speaker on the way he had handled the affairs of the House which is currently embroiled in crisis since last week, due

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LASG announces total ban on Okada, Keke operators on major bridges, highways

Fresh from the Security Council meeting today, Monday, January 27, 2020, the Lagos State Government has announced a total ban on operations of commercial motorcycles better known as Okada and Tricycles also known as Keke Marwa in major parts of the state. The government announced the ban on the operations of the Okada and Keke

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Sanwo-Olu vows to end Apapa gridlock within 2 months in office

Governor-elect of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to decongest Apapa road of trailers and containers causing heavy traffic within the first 60 days of his administration. Sanwo-Olu made the promise on Saturday, May 18, 2019, during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000

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Apapa Gridlock: Relief for motorists, resident; See the details here

Beginning from Tuesday, 7 May, 2019, containers and petroleum tankers would start moving goods from Lagos ports to the North through the newly acquired railway wagons. The Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi had ordered some wagons for the Lagos-Ibadan railway for the purpose. This measure was designed to ease traffic and gridlocks caused by heavy

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After collecting N850,000 bride price, man refuses to give daughter in marriage

A 47-year-old man, Jibrin Attom, yesterday, Thursday, April 25, 2019, appeared in an Ajegunle Magistrates’ Court, Apapa, Lagos Mainland, for allegedly failing to give out his daughter’s hand in marriage after collecting N850,000. Attom, who resides in Olodi-Apapa area of Ajegunle, is facing a charge of obtaining money under false pretence. The prosecutor, Sgt. Kolade Tedunjaye, told

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GHEN GHEN: Agbaje vows to fix potholes, housing deficit

The Lagos Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has promised that his government would declare an emergency on roads, rid the state of potholes and complete the Apapa-Badagry expressway in record time. Agbaje also promised that his regime would spread even distribution of infrastructural development through the 20 local governments as

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