Breaking: Another building collapses in Lagos, 1 confirmed dead

May 21, 2022 Editor 0

A two-storey building under construction on Saturday caved in at Freeman Road, Lagos Island. Already, Lagos state Emergency Management Agency, has confirmed that one person was brought dead, while two have been rescued alive. Lagos state has recorded a number of building collapse in recent times. Details loading…

Riders battle police, demand release of seized bikes

May 20, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

There was tension in Ojo local government area of Lagos over an attempt by policemen to enforce the state government’s ban on the operation of commercial motorcycle operators, also known as Okada riders. The state government had, Wednesday, issued a total ban on the activities of Okada riders in six local government areas of the state over the killing of Read More

2023: I ‘ll end Tinubu’s dominance of Lagos politics – Doherty

May 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

An African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship aspirant, Dr. Funso Doherty has said enough is enough of the dominance of former Lagos Governor Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu in the governance of the state. Speaking shortly after submitting his expression of interest and nomination forms Thursday in Abuja, at the party national secretariat in Abuja, he explained that the implementation of the Read More

Lagos, Ogun generate more IGR than FAAC allocation, says report

May 12, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

Lagos and Ogun have consistently generated more revenue than they were allocated by the Federal Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) in the last four years. This was disclosed in a report by a socioeconomic research firm, SBM intelligence, titled” Taxing Nigeria’s subnational economies to oblivion.” The firm also warned that the current condition of the states’ IGR is not healthy. According Read More

2023: Only Southern Presidency is fair – Sanwo-Olu

May 10, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Lagos state governor Babajide  Sanwo-Olu, has said that allowing the Southern part of Nigeria to produce a successor to President Muhammadu Buhari is only the fair deal. The governor also specifically zeroed down on the South-west as the “top-notch” in the South. Speaking with newsmen after submitting his nomination forms at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Tuesday in Abuja, Sanwo-Olu Read More

Police arrest hit and run Lebanese driver in Lagos

May 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

The police in Lagos have arrested a Lebanese national, John Greg, who hit a pedestrian and sped off in Victoria Island. The command’s spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, stated via his Twitter handle Thursday that the victim, identified as Omotola Akinsanya, is currently in hospital. The incident, which happened Wednesday, was first reported by a Twitter user, @wellzpapi. “On May 4, 2022, Read More

Zoning and its ugly consequences

May 3, 2022 Eric Teniola 0

On my way to the annual Fanti festival, held recently at Igbosere in Lagos Island during which Lafiaji boys led by my friend, Muyiwa Adejokun lost to the Campus boys, I sighted the LAPAL House. The house is now abandoned. LAPAL House is a 12-storey building on Lewis street Lagos Island. It is owned by WEMABOD Estate Limited, one of Read More

Breaking: Another building collapses in Lagos, many trapped

May 2, 2022 Editor 0

A three-storey building has been reduced to rubbles after it collapsed Sunday night around Ebuta Metta Lagos state. This was disclosed by the Lagos state fire and rescue services via its Twitter handle. The message reads, “An alert of a collapsed of a three storey building by 32 Ibadan Street, Ebute Meta was received at 21:48 hours, Sunday with @LagosRescue Read More

Breaking: Lagos government makes new pronouncement on Chrisland schools

April 23, 2022 Editor 0

Few days after, the Lagos state government has ordered the reopening of all Chrisland Schools shut down minors’ sexual abuse which steered controversy. The state Commissioner of Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, who announced this on Saturday morning via a press statement said, “The Lagos State Ministry of Education has directed that all Chrisland Schools shut for alleged misconduct of some Read More

For the fourth time in 2022, national grid collapses, plunges Nigeria into darkness

April 9, 2022 Editor 0

For the fourth time in 2022, the National grid has collapsed, plunging the some part of the country in darkness. Every month since the current year started, Nigerians have experienced grid collapse. Both the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) and Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) revealed that the sudden power outage on Friday evening interrupted supply in their areas of Read More

NEPZA set to curb traffic gridlock at Lekki Free Zone

April 5, 2022 Adeola Tukuru,Abuja 0

All plans are on deck by the management of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority(NEPZA) to curb emerging traffic gridlock arising from the operations of Pinnacle Oil & Gas FZE, one of the Free Zone Enterprises (FZE) registered in Lekki Free Zone. The Managing Director of NEPZA, Prof Adesoji Adesugba made this known on Monday in response to the Nigeria Economic Read More

Keystone Bank reopens revamped Ikota -VGC, Lagos branch

April 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Keystone Bank Limited, a leading financial services provider in Nigeria, has announced the re-opening of its revamped Ikota-VGC, Lagos branch for commercial operations. A statement by the lender Friday, said the reopening of the branch located at Ikota Shopping Complex, H518 Rd, 3 V.G.C, Lagos, comes after months of renovations and “is part of its vision to offer seamless and Read More

FAAN, Lagos partner to develop new access roads to airport

March 25, 2022 Suleiman Idris Lagos 0

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN and Lagos state government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to construct ancillary road infrastructure that will create seamless vehicular connectivity to the airport through Alimosho axis. The agreement gives legal backing and concession of right-of-way for the construction of a new perimeter expressway to link Shasha Road to the Airport Complex. Read More

NHP: Again, FG appeals to Lagos govt over land provision

March 7, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

The Federal Government has again appealed to Lagos State Government to provide land to enable its residents benefit from the National Housing Programme (NHP). The Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos, Mrs Margaret Adejobi, made the appeal in an interview recently in Lagos. According to Adejobi, only Lagos State is yet to provide land for the mass housing programme out Read More

Breaking: Missing lady found dead after boarding BRT in Lagos

March 7, 2022 Editor 0

A 22-year-old lady, Miss Oluwabamise Ayanwole, who boarded Lagos Bus Rapid Transit vehicle weekend has been reportedly killed. Ayanwola got missing while returning to Ota from Ajah on Saturday, February 26 when she boarded a BRT bus with number 240257 going to Oshodi at about 7 p.m. at Chevron Bus-Stop. A close friend to the deceased has confirmed that her Read More

Real estate firm unveils two new luxury brands in Lagos

March 4, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

In its renewed effort in providing inspiring, regal, and lavishly built maisonette housing schemes in the country, The Address Homes Limited, a real estate development firm dedicated to the attainment, development, and management of bespoke deluxe contemporary homes, has added two new housing brand schemes into the Nigerian home market, as revealed by its management recently. Christened ‘Luxuria’ and ‘Dan Read More

LASPA intensifies campaign against indiscriminate parking in Lagos

March 4, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

The newly created Lagos State Parking Authority (LASPA) has rolled out its plans on how to tackle indiscriminate parking by vehicle owners on the streets of Lagos, while also listing various parking violations and offences henceforth in the State. Speaking at a parley with journalists in Lagos recently, General Manager of the agency, Adebisi Adelabu noted that parking problems have Read More

Lekki deep sea port 81% completed – ICRC

March 3, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) on Wednesday disclosed that the Lekki Deep Sea Port project is now over 80 percent completed. Although it was widely reported across several media outlets that the project is at 96 percent completion, the Commission wishes to clarify that the project is at 81.14 percent completion. A statement signed by Acting. Head, Media & Read More

NHP: Again, FG appeals to Lagos govt for land provision

February 28, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal Government has again appealed to Lagos State Government to provide land to enable its residents benefit from the National Housing Programme (NHP). The Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos, Mrs Margaret Adejobi, made the appeal in an interview on Sunday in Lagos. According to Adejobi, only Lagos State is yet to provide land for the mass housing programme Read More

Our road, rail projects prevented trekking from Lagos – Ibadan – Buhari

February 23, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said prioritising infrastructure projects ameliorated hardship in some parts of the country, particularly the quick intervention on the Lagos-Ibadan route with completion of road and rail lines, which improved the traffic significantly. “My objective was very clear, despite the dwindling resources, I wanted to deal with infrastructure across the country,’’ the president told a Read More

PDP extends tenure for North-west, Lagos caretaker committees

February 19, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved extension of tenures of North West zonal and Lagos state caretaker committees for a period not exceeding 30 days. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, Friday said, “To this effect, the current members of the respective caretaker committees are to continue Read More

Pandemonium as another building collapse rocks Lagos, many trapped

February 12, 2022 Editor 0

A three-storey building on Saturday collapsed and trapped unspecified number of persons, mostly workers in Lagos, Blueprint reports. According to an eyewitness, the building under construction around Yaba area of Lagos, collapsed on a nearby edifice. As at the time of filling this report, Lagos state emergency workers have commenced rescue operations. There have incidences of collapsed building in Lagos Read More

Breaking: Again, Nigerian fails to win Lagos city marathon

February 12, 2022 Editor 0

The much-talked about 2022 Lagos City Marathon has ended with an Ethiopian, Geleta Deresa Ulfata, emerging victorious. Geleta finished the race in 2 hours 11 minutes and 54 seconds. The Ethiopian will smile home with $30,000 prize money. Details loading…

As thuggery resonates ahead 2023 polls…

February 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

Penultimate week, some youth suspected to be thugs from Osun state were intercepted by security agencies on their way to Ekiti to disrupt the primary election; KEHINDE OSASONA recalls. At a function in Lagos recently, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Lagos state House of Assembly, Mr. Abdul-Lateef Yahaya, said thuggery could be minimised in the nation’s politics with the commitment of Read More