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Breaking: Buhari on working visit, lands in Lagos

April 24, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived in Lagos on a one-day working visit to the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari and his entourage landed at the Presidential Wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos at 10.32 a.m on Wednesday amid tight security. The president arrived aboard a Nigerian Air Force Boeing aircraft with registration number 5N-FGT Read More

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Volleyball club zone 3 tourney: Ghana Police, Nigeria Customs are champions

April 19, 2019 Editor 0

Ghana Police male team and Nigeria Customs Service female team has emerged champions of the Zone 3 Africa Volleyball Club championships held at the indoor hall of the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Ghana Police beat Nigeria Customs Service 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-17) in the male match for the second consecutive time since the revival of the championship. in the third Read More

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Extra-judicial killings: Police IG storms Lagos, condoles victims’ family, fires warning shot at Officers

April 15, 2019 Editor 0

Concerned by the recurring incidence of unprofessional handling and misuse of firearms and other misconducts by Policemen resulting to the injury and death of some citizens, especially at Lagos State Command, the acting Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has warned that the Nigeria Police Force would never condone any form of abuse of power, overzealousness and sundry unprofessional conducts. Read More

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UniLag has zero tolerance for child abuse – Mgt

April 11, 2019 Editor 0

The attention of the University of Lagos management has been drawn to the case of the alleged molestation of a four-year-old pupil of the University of Lagos Women Society (ULWS) Nursery and Primary School, Akoka, Lagos by a driver. A press release signed by principal assistant registrar, communication unit, University of Lagos, Mrs. C. Taiwo Oloyede, said Unilag has zero Read More

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Pictures: UNILAG Doctor Stabbed! Another ‘horror’ death rocks Lagos, protest erupts, Police swings to action

April 5, 2019 Editor 0

Protesters comprising of Students and doctors from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) are staging protest over killing of a LUTH graduate and House Officer, Stephen Urueye, who was stabbed to death on Thursday night right in front of the LUTH gate at Idi-Araba. Only on Wednesday, Urueye had participated in the convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) Read More

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At last, Lagos House of Assembly members-elect receive certificates of return

April 5, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday presented Certificates of Return to the 40 members-elect of the Lagos State House of Assembly, who emerged victorious during the March house of assembly elections. Speaking at the event at the INEC office in Yaba, Lagos, Mr Sam Olumekun, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, reminded the members-elect that the principal Read More

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Court determines Lagos Oba’s fate, 16 years after

March 30, 2019 Editor 0

Justice Adebowale Candide-Johnson of an Ikeja High Court on Friday, declared HRH Rilwan Akiolu as  the bona fide Oba of Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Candide-Johnson in a two-hour judgment held that considering the totality of the evidence before the court, Akiolu had a rightful claim to the throne. “The claimants alleged that the Solanke Tribunal Read More

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Breaking: Tragedy averted as another building collapses in Lagos

March 25, 2019 Editor 0

After recent building collapse, another three-storey building has reportedly collapsed in Kakawa street, Lagos Island on Monday. According to a resident of the street, no one was trapped because the building was marked for demolition and occupants since vacated. The collapsed structure, however, affected a bungalow with three occupants, according to the Nation. Details loading…

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Jimi Agbaje still with us- Lagos PDP says

March 20, 2019 Editorial II 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state has reacted to the rumour making the rounds about its governorship candidate in the just concluded election, Jimi Agbaje dumping the party. The party has now dismissed the claim. PDP’s reaction came in a statement by the State Secretary of the party, Prince Muiz Dosumu. A report emerged on Wednesday about Agbaje’s Read More

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Collapsed building: LASEMA confirms ‘no one left in rubble’

March 14, 2019 Editor 0

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has stated no casualty is left under the debris of the collapsed building at Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island. General Manager Mr. Adeshina Tiamiyu, confirmed that all casualty trapped in the collapsed building have all been rescued. Details loading…

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Update: 8 Children so far rescued from Lagos building collapse

March 13, 2019 Editor 0

Seven children have been so far rescued from the wreckage of a building that collapsed in Lagos earlier on Wednesday. Blueprint had reported that the building contained a school with scores of pupil, they added. At the scene, saw a boy of 10 years old was seen being pulled from the rubble covered in dust but with no visible injuries. Read More

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Assembly poll: APC sweeps Lagos Island

March 10, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Rotimi Olowo of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Somolu 1, Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly. The Returning Officer for the constituency, Prof. Adebayo Otitoloju, made the declaration at INEC Collation Centre in Somolu, Lagos on Sunday. Otitoloju said that Olowo secured 16, 007 votes to beat Read More

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Voters’ low turn-out mar elections in Abuja, Lagos, Kaduna, Borno, Ebonyi, Zamfara, Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, others

March 9, 2019 Editor 0

Reports from our Correspondents across Nigeria indicate that low turn out of voters have been witnessed in various polling unit visited so far. Particularly in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos, Kaduna, Borno, Ebonyi, Zamfara and other states. In Abuja, the polling Units which experienced an unprecedented turnout of voters during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections, was Read More

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Why I’m gunning for Lagos assembly seat – Olatunbosun

March 9, 2019 Editor 0

Mr. Balogun Rotimi Olatunbosun aka BRO, is a member and cadidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) gunning for a place in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Ikorodu constituency. In this interview, Olatunbosun told BINTA SHAMA why he is in race. Excerpts Why I’m in the race Apart from being an Estate consultant and developer, I have compassion Read More

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Alleged money laundering: I’ve no knowlege of money paid into bank account, Belgore tells court

March 6, 2019 Editor 0

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore, Tuesday, told a Federal High in Lagos that he thought the N450 million was sent from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) 2015 presidential campaign headquarters in Abuja and not part of 115 million dollars, doled out by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Belgore was being led in evidence by his counsel, Mr. Read More

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Lagos governorship: Understanding the TAN/Ifeanyi Ubah endorsement of Sanwo-Olu

March 5, 2019 Editorial II 0

Rapprochement is the word – reestablishment of a happy relationship or rearrangement. A peace treaty between warring parties is a kind of rapprochement. That is the real perspective to the mission of Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah and Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN) in Lagos governorship election. TAN hardly needs any introductions. It was a creation of the Senator-elect, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, Read More

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Breaking: Buhari leads in Lagos, returns to Abuja as presidential result declaration gets underway

February 25, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in early lead as INEC collated presidential election results of 15 local government areas of Lagos state. Buhari is already back to the Nation’s capital. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that APC won in most of the local government results declared so far in the Read More