Family announces death of Bukka Hut co-owner, Laolu Martins

September 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The family of Laolu Martins, one of the co-founders of Bukka Hut, a leading fast-food chain in Nigeria, has announced his death. A statement released by the family on Wednesday said the quintessential banker with over 21 years of experience in investment banking, corporate banking, stockbroking, asset management and pension fund management, died in the evening of Tuesday, September 27, Read More

As Ikorodu becomes Nigeria’s 12th largest city…

September 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

This year, the city of Ikorodu joined the club of cities with one million inhabitants or more, going by the UN population estimates and projections of major urban agglomerations. With a 2022 estimated population of 1,041,166 inhabitants, it is currently Nigeria’s 12th largest city and the third largest city in the South-west after Lagos and Ibadan. It has a higher Read More

MC Oluomo react to alleged sales of Tinubu’s stickers

September 21, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Chairman, Lagos State Park and Garages Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo, has denied involvement in an alleged sales of compulsory political stickers to motorist in Lagos parks and garages. A statement released by Oluomo Wednesday, he said is not aware of any sales of political stickers and he did not sanction the sales. He said, “My attention has Read More

Jandor, Funke Akindele visit victim of Lagos auction vehicle

September 18, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Lagos state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Oladide Adediran aka Jandor and his running mate, Funke Akindele, have visited Osinachi Ndukwe, one of the victims that trended at a recent car auction by the Lagos state government over traffic law infringement. A video shared on Adeniran’s Twitter handle Saturday night, Osinachi Ndukwe, explained his ordeal and how his Read More

Picture: Champion, Tobi Amusan, arrives in Lagos

September 13, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Reigning Commonwealth and World 100m hurdles champion, Tobi Amusan, has arrived in Lagos following her victories at the World Athletics Championship in Oregon, US, and more recently in Zurich, Switzerland. The 25-year-old set a meet record of 12.29secs to win the women’s 100m hurdles in Zurich and won $30,000 last Thursday.

PHOTO: Victims rescued as Lagos building sinks

September 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Five yet-to-be-identified ladies who were trapped when a storey building in the Maryland area of Lagos State, sunk due to rainfall, have been rescued on Monday. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development in a statement. The sinking building is located at 47 Akinwunmi street, Akinwunmi North Estate, Mende, Maryland, Ikeja. Credit: NEMA —Follow Read More

Bail is free, Lagos CP warns general public

September 12, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Lagos State police commissioner, Mr. Abiodun Alabi, has said that Bail is free, and that anyone paying for bail will face prosecution. While speaking on Saturday he also warned his men and officers against collecting bribes or bail money from individuals who have cases with the police. According to Alabi, “Bail is free and it is written everywhere in Read More

Atlast, RCCG breaks silence on Tinubu wife’s comment against Igbo

September 6, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has finally reacted after several criticisms that followed a alleged video of the wife of All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Senator Remi Tinubu, urging deities to chase Igbo out of Lagos. The Senator representing Lagos West is an ordained pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). According to her, the Read More

Breaking: Lagos commissioner resigns

September 5, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Lagos state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, has tendered his resignation from the office. The resignation according to him was as a result of prelude to the restructuring of the Ministry and its agencies Announcing the resignation on Monday in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, Governor Sanwo-Olu thanked Read More

Happening now: Rescue operation ongoing as another building collapses, traps workers in Lagos

September 4, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A building under construction early Sunday morning collapsed and trapped some workers in Lagos. Blueprint reports that the incident occurred at Oba Idowu Oniru Street by Ave Maria Hospital, near Sandfield Bus Stop in Lekki, and rescue operation is ongoing. Already, both National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) have confirmed the incident, but the Read More

Breaking: Police arrest popular musician, Ice Prince, for ‘abduction, assault’, to be arraigned

September 2, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Popular Nigerian musician, Ice Prince, has been arrested by the Lagos state police command, for allegedly assaulting a police officer. In a tweet by the spokesperson of Lagos state police command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Friday, he disclosed that the music star has been arrested and would be arraigned later same day. According to Hundeyin, “At about 3am @Iceprincezamani was stopped Read More

Lagos is 9th biggest economy in Africa, not 3rd, study shows

August 31, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

A report by AFP fact check has debunked the claim by some government officials that Lagos state, Nigeria’s former capital and economic hub is the third biggest economy in Africa. Recall that recently, during the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) conference in Lagos on August 22, Vice Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Kashim Shettima had echoed the assertion. Read More

2023: Atiku’s allies float new group to capture South-west

August 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Allies of former Vice President and presidential candidate of of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have unveiled a new group on the aiges of Atiku People United (APU), purposely to rally support for their candidate in 2023. The meeting which held Tuesday in Lagos state, had 10 representatives eqch from the 57 LGAs and LCDAs in South-west Read More

HURIWA to Buhari: Don’t allow sale of Polaris Bank

August 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, (HURIWA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, not to allow plot to sell a Commercial Bank (Polaris Bank) has reported in a section of the media. A news platform had reported that the CBN had allegedly proceeded with the secret sale of the distressed bank. The group said if Read More

Harsh Economy: LandWey reviews delivery timelines for its Urban Prime 2, 000-unit Lagos project

August 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

LandWey Investment Limited, the largest residential development company in Nigeria, has released a review of the delivery timelines for its Urban Prime 2,000-unit Project, a world-class and ambitious housing scheme in Lagos poised to deliver 2,000 homes in 36 months. A statement on Monday signed by the company’s managing director, Ms. Adeshola Bello, said the review became necessary following recent Read More

Worshippers dead, others injured in church stampede

August 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

A 45-year-old woman and another five-year-old girl, were part of the fatalities that were recorded after a stampede that was recorded at at the Comfort Life Mission International Church, Lagos on Thursday, the Lagos State Police Command, confirmed on Friday. Spokesperson for the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, a Superintendent of Police (SP), who confirmed the incident, was quoted by the News Agency Read More

3 SMEs win N9m grant in Keystone Bank ‘Start-ups Advantage Programme’

August 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In furtherance of its commitment to tackle unemployment and encourage entrepreneurs in Nigeria, Keystone Bank Limited has empowered three Nigerian innovative start-ups with N9 million grants. A statement Friday by the bank said the initiative, which was in partnership with Kleos Advisory, began in January 2022 under its scheme tagged ‘Keystone Start-up Advantage Programme (KSA), a specialized incubator programme with Read More

LandWey earns ISO 9001: 2015 certification on Quality Management System

August 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

LandWey Investment Limited, a major player in Nigeria’s real estate sector has bagged the IAS accredited DMSL ISO 9001:2015 certification in recognition of its commitment, attainment and compliance with the requirements of international standards for the provision of site, services and residential developments for sale. The certification followed a comprehensive audit and evaluation exercise conducted by the IAS accredited Management Read More

VIDEO: Popular TV host face-off with Police in Lagos

August 2, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The footage of the face-off between a popular TV broadcaster, Rufai Oseni, and some policemen in Lagos has surfaced online. On Monday, Oseni, had revealed that a policeman threatened him with a gun for driving on a dedicated Bus Rapid Transport scheme lane in Lagos. In a new video trending on Twitter on Tuesday, it shows Oseni directing insults at Read More

Keystone Bank launches Apprentice Settlement Savings account for business owners

August 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Keystone Bank Limited, one of Nigeria’s leading retail lenders, has launched a special savings account for business owners tagged: ‘Keystone Apprentice Settlement Savings Account.’ According to the bank, the new account also known as ‘Oga Account’ which was formally launched on Wednesday, in Lagos, is ‘aimed at meeting the needs of its customers across Nigeria involved in the apprenticeship system. Read More

Truck crushes 2 soldiers, woman in Lagos

July 29, 2022 Blueprint 0

Two soldiers and a civilian have been killed in an accident at the Obadeyi area of Lagos. The deceased were said to have been inside a saloon car with registration number RNG396AA, when a truck driving against traffic collided with their vehicle. One other male adult who was in the vehicle was said to have sustained injuries and rushed to Read More