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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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Weah, Drogba, Eto’o, others to storm Agege Stadium for Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, 2019, storm Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised in honour of outgoing Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State. Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Tandoh, in a statement on Thursday, May 16, 2019, said the event

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LASG promises compensation to property owners as Ojodu road construction begins

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, began construction of road at Ojodu-Berger area of Lagos Mainland, promising to compensate residents whose properties will be affected. According to the government, the expansion of the two-lane road to six-lane was going to bring inconveniences to people but appealed to concerned stakeholders to cooperate for

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Ambode to commission multiple projects for two weeks; see the full list

Ahead of the end of his tenure in office, Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, is set to commission multiple projects embarked upon and completed by his administration within the last four years, including the new Senate Building of Lagos State University (LASU). The State’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya, in a

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Gbadamosi attacks Tinubu, Fashola, Ambode in new public outburst

The Lagos State gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the March 9 general election, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi, yesterday, Sunday, May 12, 2019, launched an attack against the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Gbadamosi, in a Facebook post, while lamenting the deplorable state of AKA Road,

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IN IPAJA: Police smash motorcycle snatching syndicates

Lagos State Police Command on Sunday, 12 May, 2019, said its operatives have smashed motorcycles-snatching syndicates terrorising and dispossessing people of their valuables in the state. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Bala Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police in a statement made available to journalist said the Police Station received a distress call on

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UPDATE! EFCC denies sealing Saraki’s Lagos houses

Following earlier reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sealed off houses in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State belonging to Senate President Bukola Saraki, the anti-graft agency has said that it was unaware of the sealing of multiple residential properties allegedly purchased using state funds when he was governor of Kwara State.

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‘Sorry for your loss’ – Lagos Emergency tells victims of Eko bridge robbery, instead of responding to distress call

Yesterday, May, 7, 2019, armed robbers held sway on the Eko Bridge, Lagos Mainland, dispossessing motorists of their valuables. Hapless victims who recounted their ordeal with the men of the underworld described their encounter as hellish and frightening. They also lamented that distress calls to law enforcements officers and other emergency units in

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IN IKEJA: Checkout why woman collapsed after court hearing

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday, May 8, 2019, sentenced a 36-year-old woman, Stella Gilbert, to death by hanging for stabbing her neighbour, Mrs Stella Godwin, to death during a fight at their residence in Ajegunle, Lagos Mainland. The convict stabbed the deceased on the chest and arm with a knife during

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