Lagos government trains town planners on drones deployment

February 8, 2023 Helen Oji 0

Lagos State Government has train 50 town planners on effective operation of drones to monitor encroachment on land and other sharp practices. This was contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the state’s Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA), Mrs Abimbola Umeh. Umeh stated that the agency organised a two-weeks training in line with government’s policy on the use Read More

Beyond his legacies in Lagos, Tinubu’s democratic credentials stand him out for victory

February 4, 2023 Senator Sabi Abdullahi 0

Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Baraden Borgu and Deputy Senate Chief Whip represents Niger North in the National  Assembly and National Coordinator Project 774, an organization mobilizing grassroots support for Tinubu/Shettima Presidency ahead of the February 25 presidential elections. in this interview with some select journalists in Abuja, the lawmaker speaks on the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer, Read More

Breaking: Kenyan, Ethiopian win 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

February 4, 2023 Editor 0

A Kenyan Elkanah Kibet has won the 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon staged on Saturday February 4, 2023. Kibet who is also an American clinched the diadem with a time of 2:14:00 and has grabbed $50,000 prize tag for the Marathon. He overtook meet record holder and former race leader David Bamasai at the 26km mark to clinch the 2023 Lagos City Marathon. Alemenseh Guta of Read More

#RunLagos: Major roads shut as Access Lagos City Marathon race kicks off [PICTURES]

February 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Many major roads in the nation’s commercial city, Lagos are currently closed as several athletes begin the 2023 edition of Access Lagos City Marathon race. The marathon which was flagged off at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, is expected to round up at Eko Atlantic City on Lagos Island. The Third Mainland Bridge inwards Lagos Island will experience total close down Read More

Anxiety as another container falls in Lagos

January 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Barely 24-hours after a container crushed the occupants of a commercial bus in Lagos, another container has fallen on Monday. The latest crash happened around Iyana Ipaja area of the state The container according to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency occupied 90 per cent of the road. LASTMA said, “A 40ft container laden truck fell at Sawmill inward Dopemu Read More

VIDEO: Fire guts another popular market in Lagos

January 26, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Lagos market in Balogun has gutted by fire. The cause of the fire which started on Thursday is still known but the men of the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Services have responded to a distress call concerning the incident.

Lagos records first rain in 2023

January 23, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Some parts of Lagos metropolis on Sunday recorded the first rainfall in the year 2023. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the rain fell around Lawanson in Surulere, Apapa Road, Costain, and Oyingbo areas of Lagos. The morning rain, which did not last more than 30 minutes, varied in intensity in the different areas mentioned.NAN observed that the Read More

Ikeja games: 10-year-old Chess player headlines event

January 19, 2023 Editor 0

As action continues at the Ikeja Games organised by the member representing Ikeja Federal Constituency Honorable Abiodun James Faleke in conjunction with the National Institute for Sports (NIS), a 10-year-old Chess player Emmanuel Adejorin stole the limelight in the Chess event where he defeated older players with his mastery of the game. Adejorin, a student of GraceBrook Secondary school displayed Read More

Again, Policeman shoots another Lagos resident dead

December 26, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A yet to be identified policeman attached to the Lagos police command has reportedly shot dead Bolanle Raheem, a female lawyer. The incident occurred on Sunday morning in the Ajah area of the state when the deceased and her family members were returning from Christmas service. Some police officers attached to the Ajiwe police station in Ajah were said to Read More

Sanwo-Olu launches senseable Lagos lab at Isimi Lagos Tech valley

December 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday 15th December, 2022 launched the senseable Lagos Lab, the first MIT senseable city research facility in Africa at Isimi Lagos, Epe. The initiative which is sponsored by Nigeria’s leading residential real estate company, LandWey Investment Ltd, in partnership with the team members of MIT Senseable City Lab and the Lagos state Government was Read More

Lagos: Group hails Ganduje on peace in Arewa community

November 26, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has commended Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for his leadership of the committee which intervened in the efforts to further sustain the cordial relationship between the Arewa Community in Lagos State led by HRH Alhaji Aminu Idris Yaro Dogara. A statement signed by the National President of the group, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, on Read More

Pictures: UNILAG lecturers, students protest half salary

November 15, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Lecturers and students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), have began protest against half salary payment to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Students of the university joined the protest in solidarity for their lecturers. Blueprint had reported that ASUU will observe a day off classroom to protest the federal government decision.

How DSS staff jumped into Lagos lagoon after heated argument

November 11, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The woman who jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on Thursday has been identified as Adetutu Adedokun, a staff of the Department of State Services (DSS). Blueprint learnt that Adedokun was said to be an unarmed combat instructor. It was also said that she recently got engaged. Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, in astatement Read More

VIDEO: Singer, Portable, allegedly stabbed in Lagos club

November 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian singer, Portable, has cried out after he was allegedly stabbed on the back with a knife inside a club in Oshodi, Lagos State. It would be recalled that the music star went into a fit of anger after he came out after his show to discover his Range Rover was vandalized. According to Portable, while he was at a Read More

1, 200 artisans rendered jobless in Tejuosho market fire – NEMA

November 3, 2022 Oguntade Ismaila Lagos 0

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said about 1, 200 artisans who specialise in assorted fabric making industry have been rendered jobless due to fire outbreak on at Tejuosho market, Yaba area, Lagos. This was contained in a press release signed and made available to journalist Wednesday by NEMA South-west director, Ibrahim Fainloye, who acted in the capacity of Read More

VIDEO: Traders, area boys clash at Alaba Int’l Market

October 19, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

One person has reportedly died in Alaba area of Lagos State following a clash between traders at Alaba Market and Area Boys. The confrontation, which began in the early hours of Wednesday, led to the closure of the market as traders refused to open. Blueprint gathered that the area boys in the early hours of the day decided to fight Read More

Lagos to host African premiere of ‘Black Panther’

October 19, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Lagos state will host the African premiere of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. This Walt Disney Company, in association with Africa International Film Festival and FilmOne Entertainment, on Tuesday announced that the premiere will hold early in November before the movie hits the cinemas. The sequel will see a number of characters return and new characters introduced.

Video: Lagosians shutdown Lagos as MC Oluomo host massive rally for Tinubu

October 9, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The chairman of Lagos State Parks and Garages management committee, Musiliu Akinsanya popularly known as MC Oluomo and other supporters of the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, popularly called “Batified” are currently holding a rally in Lagos state. The rally point was at the Teslim Balogun stadium Sunday, supporters of Tinubu will move across the state and end Read More

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu appoints pioneer VC for LASUSTECH

October 5, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Vice–Chancellor of the Lagos State University of Science and Technology, Ikorodu. The governor ratified the appointment of Prof. Olumuyiwa Odusanya as the substantive and pioneer VC of the university. Special Adviser on Education to the governor, Mr Tokunbo Wahab made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. He Read More

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu approves salary increase for Lagos civil servants

October 4, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Tuesday, announced an increment in the salaries of the state workers, saying that the biting economic situation of the country and high inflation necessitated the increment. Sanwo-Olu made this known while addressing the workers on a tour at the state secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja. “I have looked around and I know that as a country, there Read More

Ice Prince breaks silence after release from prison

September 16, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Popular Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince is back on social media days after his release from prison for allegedly assaulting a police officer in Lagos state. The Jos-born rapper tweeted for the first time after a while on his verified Twitter handle Friday. He said, “Freedom is priceless.”

Physically challenged man arrested for drug trafficking in Lagos

September 6, 2022 Oguntade Ismaila Lagos 0

A 53-year-old physically challenged man, Ehiarimwiam Osaromo Emmanuel, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos for drug trafficking. Ehiarimwiam was arrested Sunday, August 28 on his way to Italy, via Doha on a Qatar Airways flight. An indigene of Orhionmwon local government Read More

VIDEO: Pandemonium as gas explodes near RCCG camp

August 29, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A gas explosion has taken place near Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) camp along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The explosion reportedly occurred at a gas plant near the church’s camp. A resident in the area, who is simply identified as Bola, said the fire started around 10.30 am, adding that the plant exploded close to the camp and around the police Read More