Tag Archives: Lagos

No plan to place religious leaders on salary – Lagos

Oluwatobi Akindele The Lagos State Government has said there is no plan to pay salary to religious leaders in the state. The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr Abdulateef Abdulhakeem, stated this on Tuesday while speaking on a television programme, Your

Lagos Government Releases Remains Of Otedola Fire Victims

  The Lagos State Government will today begin the process of releasing the remains of victims of the Otedola Bridge tanker explosion to their families. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, at a news conference in Alausa, on

Google’s Free Wifi Goes Live In Parts Of Lagos

Google Nigeria Country Director, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor   Tech Giant, Google, has launched its free Wi-Fi service for Nigerians, the Google Station, in Ikeja, Lekki and other parts of Lagos. The company’s country director in Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor, said this on

Ambode orders recruitment of 1,000 teachers in Lagos

Sesan Olufowobi Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has announced the commencement of the recruitment of 1,000 teachers in the state. Ambode spoke at the state’s Third Quarter Town Hall Meeting, the 12th in the series, at the Community Primary

LIVE: Lagos Govt Holds Town Hall Meeting

  The Lagos State government is holding a discussion with some traditional rulers, community leaders, and other stakeholders in the state. The town hall meeting, which is the third in 2018, is ongoing in the Ibeju Lekki area of the

Apapa Gridlock: Lagos Task Force Begins Clearing Trucks On Highways

 The Lagos State Government has set up a Joint Task Force involving security agencies and stakeholders in the maritime sector to remove all containers trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway. Tagged ‘Operation Restore Sanity On Lagos Roads,’

PHOTOS: Train, Commercial Bus Collide In Lagos

Photo of Agege accident. Source: LASEMA   A train and a commercial bus on Friday collided in the Agege area of Lagos State. The Rapid Respond Squad confirmed the incident via its Twitter handle, as officials from the agency as

Osinbajo To Visit Lagos Over Oshodi-Apapa Gridlock

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected on Friday to visit Apapa, Lagos State due to the gridlock in Oshodi-Apapa expressway. The expressway has in recent days been gripped with gridlock after some trucks and tankers parked on road taking over

Apapa Gridlock: Lagos Govt Reacts, Wants Closure Of Third Mainland Bridge Postponed

  The Lagos State Government has sympathised with residents and commuters of Apapa-Oshodi and other parts of Lagos affected by the lingering gridlock caused by the congestion of trucks and articulated vehicles along the area. The state government has asked

Lagos, Ondo Commissioners, 29 Others Bag SAN Title

File   The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee has named the Commissioners of Justice and Attorney-Generals in Lagos and Ondo states, Mosediq Kazeem and Adekola Olawoye, as Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN). The committee also announced the Vice Chancellor of Lagos

Lagos youths urge participation in elections

Samson Folarin The Lagos State Youth Parliament has called on Nigerians to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards and vote in the 2019 general elections.  The Speaker, Seriki Muritala, during a road show and sensitisation walk on Wednesday in Lagos, said

Senate Demands Probe Of Lagos Tanker Explosion

The Lagos tanker explosion claimed 12 lives and left 54 cars burnt   The Senate has called for an investigation into the tanker explosion that occurred in Lagos on Thursday last week and claimed the lives of 12 people. This

LIVE: French President Holds Interactive Session With Entrepreneurs In Lagos

 French President, Emmanuel Macron is holding an interactive session with entrepreneurs in Lagos State. The event is being organised by the Tony Elumelu Foundation at the Victoria Island area of the state. France President, Emmanuel Macron addressing entrepreneurs at the

BREAKING: Death Toll In Lagos Tanker Explosion Rises To 12

  The death toll from the tanker explosion which occurred last week in Lagos has risen to 12. The fuel-laden tanker exploded on Thursday along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos after its brake was said to have failed. The