Lagos State

A 54-year-old man, Jegede Folorunsho, has been remanded to the Ikoyi Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling an eight-year-old girl in the Mushin area of Lagos State. The defendant was on Monday charged with defilement of the minor before Magistrate O.M. Ajayi sitting before a Magistrate Court in the Ebute Metta area of the state. The […]

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a suspected traffic robber identified simply as Ali in the Lekki area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, said on Wednesday the “notorious traffic robber, one Ali ‘m’, was arrested in the Ikate area of Lekki” while carrying out “his […]

Traders at various markets in Lagos State, particularly Balogun Market in the Lagos Island Local Government Area of the state are lamenting the multiple levies they pay to the government, alleging extortion. Speaking with newsmen on Tuesday, some traders at the Balogun market claimed that they are compelled to pay N50, 000 in six months, […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has commiserated with his Anambra State counterpart, Governor Charles Soludo, on the death of his father, Pa Simeon Soludo, aged 92. Sanwo-Olu, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Monday, said that Pa Soludo lived a fulfilled life. He urged Governor Soludo, the deceased […]

The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the death of a 39-year-old woman, Lilian Nwarache, who drank an insecticide on Friday in the Iwaya area of Lagos State. She was said to have been frustrated with having an illness. Nwarache was reported to have been suffering from a protracted illness and had been seeking a […]

In a bid to enhance the efficiency and ease of transportation across Nigeria, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Sai’du Alkali, has officially launched the e-ticketing services for Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe-Warri train services. The long-awaited e-ticketing system was inaugurated on Monday, in Abuja. The newsmen reports that the new system aims to revolutionize the way passenger’s […]

A group of freight forwarders known as Patriots Anti-Corruption Initiative, T-PACI, has indicated that current pressures on foreign exchange supply and the consequent sharp depreciation of the Naira will soon crash the volume of Nigeria’s imports. National President of T-PACI, Stephen Chigozie, who disclosed this at a news conference in Lagos, explained that situation will […]

The Lagos state division of Tax Appeal Tribunal has ordered MTN Nigeria Communications to pay the sum of $72, 551, 059, in tax default to the Federal Inland Revenue Services. The fine covers for 2007 to 2017. However, the Tribunal absolved the telecommunication firm from paying the sum of $21,039,807, as penalties and interest on […]

A popular Lagos State socialite, Farida Abdulkabir, has explained why she wanted to plunge into a lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos.   Abdulkabir who is also the owner of House of Phreedah cited frustrations, failed marriage and many others as what propelled her action on Thursday night.   In a viral voice note […]

The Lagos State Government has issued a fresh flood alert to residents of some parts of the state.   In a statement signed on Tuesday by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Drainage Services and Water Resources, Lekan Shodeinde, the state government urged residents to be wary of heavy rainfall between August 14 and 18.   […]

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