Eko DisCo embarks on capital projects

May 18, 2021 House keeper 0

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has begun the execution of its capital projects for the 2021 business year for improved service delivery to its customers. The General Manager, Corporate Communications, EKEDC, Mr Godwin Idemudia, disclosed this in a statement in Lagos State on Monday. Recall that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) recently approved the sum of N93.76 Read More

NCPC and the footprints of a colossus

May 18, 2021 Best Agbese 0

The appointment of the Plateau-born famed minister of the gospel, Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam, as the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), on June 26th 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari attracted loud applauses within the Christian community in Nigeria. Rev. Pam emerged leader of the commission on the hills of the unceremonious exist of his predecessor, Rev. Tor Uja Read More

Lagos flood alert: Heeding the augurs

May 13, 2021 Kayode Ojewale 0

Flooding does not just suddenly happen; it is usually preceded by some occurrences hinting its imminent arrival. When the flow of rain water on its way to the drainage channels or river is impeded, then flooding occurs. Flooding is having too much water in the wrong place. The cause of flooding is mainly man-made because of our unclean environmental habits. Read More

Speaker urges Buhari to act on southern govs’ resolutions

May 12, 2021 House keeper 0

The Speaker Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently act on the requests recently made by the Southern Governors Forum as a way to curb rising insecurity in the country. The former chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria, said: “President Buhari should not only give a thought to the Read More

Insecurity: Pray for Buhari to protect Nigeria, Tinubu tells Nigerians

May 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has asked Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari and his government so as to have “requisite strength and wisdom to protect the nation, defeat the challenges” confronting the country. Tinubu also urged prayers for the military and other security agents Read More

Lagos 2023: INEC creates 4,861 new polling units

May 10, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

As part of its preparation for the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created 4861 new polling units in Lagos state, with Alimosho local government having the highest number of new polling units of 1545 and followed by Kosofe local government with 899 new polling units. This was disclosed by the Residents Electoral Commission (REC) in Read More

Re: Re-setting button of Nigeria football administration

May 7, 2021 Sani Abdullahi 0

In a democracy, freedom of expression remains a cardinal pillar, especially when done with the best of intentions, to enhance public good and overriding national interest. In the exercise of this inalienable right, those who pontificate on issues of significance should be seen to be truly patriotic on the ideas they sell to fellow citizens. This is not the case Read More

Breaking: 14 burnt to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

May 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

About 14 passengers (11 adults and three children) were on Thursday night burnt to death in an accident around the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta, Friday. Confirming the incident, Akinbiyi said the accident involved a silver Toyota RAV 4, with registration number, LND 13 GS, a Read More

Keystone Bank commends Nasarawa farmers, drums support for group

May 7, 2021 House keeper 0

Management team of new generation bank, Keystone Bank, has commended the expansion project of farmers in Nasarawa state after a surprise visit to the farm on Wednesday, saying the team was impressed with the ongoing expansion at the farm. A team from Lagos and North Central led by Divisional Head, Abuja-Wuse Division, Mr. Akinsanmi Falaki, paid a visit to the Read More

Man arrested for killing mother-in-law in Ogun

May 5, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

A 28-year-old man, Opeyemi Adeola Ganiyu, was on the 3rd of May 2021 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for killing his mother in law, Abosede Oyewole.  The suspect was arrested following a report made at Atan Ota divisional headquarters by one Odunayo Mathew, who reported that the suspect, who is married to the daughter of the deceased, Read More

Lagos Assembly suspends 3 council chairmen

May 4, 2021 Temitope Musowo, 0

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday May 4, 2021 suspended three local government council chairmen over alleged disregard for the guidelines governing their activities. The House said it could no longer continue to watch while the council chairmen stubbornly flout the state’s local government guidelines. The affected chairmen included Hon. Ogidan Mukandasi Olaitan of Lekki Local Council Development Read More

Iganmu FC ace striker Nwala joins Remo Stars on loan

May 3, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Remo Stars football club have fortified its attack with the signing of fleet footed Ifeanyi Nwala on loan from Lagos based NLO side Iganmu FC. Ifeanyi Nwala shone brightly for Iganmu FC during the recently held NLO zonal matches played at Remo Stars International stadium, Ikenne, scoring five goals in as many matches for his team who narrowly missed out Read More

Breaking: NAFDAC certifies Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 vaccine

April 30, 2021 House keeper 0

Pfizer-BionTech COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) for emergency use in Nigeria. NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye who made the announcement in Lagos said the approval given was not a full one but it would be in effect within the period of getting people vaccinated and gathering data about Read More

LASG hands over amputee sachet water hawker to kinsmen

April 30, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

The Lagos state government has handed over Mary Daniel, the amputee sachet water hawker, to the leader of the Igala (Kogi state) community in Lagos state. The special adviser, Office of Civic Engagement, Princess Aderemi Adebowale, while handing over Mary to her kinsmen stated that the state government will continue to protect all residents in the state, especially the vulnerable. Read More

Why we gave Lagos roads’ regeneration to Berger – Sanwo-Olu

April 29, 2021 Agi Onda 0

Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has explained why his administration awarded three key roads on Lagos Island local government area to Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, saying the company knows the terrain, do quality jobs and deliver on schedule. A press statement by Berger’s Head of Media, Prince Moses Duku, Thursday, said Governor Sanwo-Olu, Oba of Lagos HRM Rilwan Akiolu and Read More

Digital Switch Over: Lagos to end analogue broadcast in 6 months

April 29, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Lagos state has officially transited from analogue to digital Television. This is even as Federal Government announced that with the launch in Lagos, analogue broadcasting would be switched off in the state in the next six months. Speaking at the official launch of Digital switch over, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said the switch-on of Lagos is Read More

One foot in the door of restructuring

April 29, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

Here is something very important that should make you perk up your ears. Last week, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, signed a new state law titled Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Law. Under the new law, which must have come as no small surprise to most of us, the state would take over the prosecution of all Read More

ATR 72-600 regional aircraft lessor lands Lagos

April 29, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Green Africa, Nigeria’s Lagos based value airline, said one of its three ATR 72-600 aircraft leased from ACIA Aero Leasing, a regional aircraft lessor has arrived at the Murtala Muhammed Airport(MMA),Lagos. This was made known in an online statement signed by the Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications, Oyinade Osobajo who said this is the first of the three aircraft currently Read More

My relationship with Buhari cordial, frank, honest – Tinubu

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has dispelled insinuation of crisis between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that his relationship with the President “cordial, frank and honest.” Tinubu, however, asked Nigerians to support for the President’s efforts at addressing the increasing security challenges facing the country. Asiwaju made the appeal shortly Read More

Imo Commissioner in Hospital after robbery attack

April 27, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The Commissioner for Entrepreneurship and Skills Acquisition in Imo State, Hon Ikechukwu Umeh is reportedly receiving treatment in an unknown hospital in the state after his encounter with armed robbers Sunday night. Our correspondent gathered that the robbery incident at Orji, Owerri North area started when the gunmen trailed an unmarked vehicle carrying the commissioner and later shot at him. Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s insecurity is real, APC admits, sympathises with citizens

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the current state of insecurity bedeviling the country is real even as it sympathised with Nigerians who have been victims. The ruling party, however, assured that it won’t play politics with matters of life and collective wellbeing of the country. In a statement released Monday in Abuja by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More