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LASG Seals Five Markets in Mushin

The Commissioner for The Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab and Special Adviser, Environment, Olakunle Rotimi-Akodu, at a meeting convened with Private Sector Participants, PSP, waste operators, on ways to improve service delivery and transparency seals five markets in Mushin and its environs. The markets, which were shut on the orders of the commissioner, Continue Reading

Helicopter Crashes in Lagos

Four people narrowly escaped death on Tuesday after a helicopter crashed in the Oba Akran area of Ikeja, Lagos State. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon close to a branch of a commercial bank in the area. It was gathered that the chopper was used for training when it crashed into a building and went […]Continue Reading

Two Shot Dead in Lagos Community

The family of a 15-year-old boy, Pelumi Sulaimon, have been thrown into mourning after soldiers attached to Operation MESA allegedly shot him dead around Makoko, in the Yaba area of Lagos State. According to residents in the area, the soldiers were hired by political thugs to carry out a reprisal on their opponents in the […]Continue Reading

Car, Bike Thieves Apprehended in Ogun

Two brothers, Emanuel Nwachukwu and Sunday Nwachukwu have been arrested by the Operatives of Ogun state Police command for allegedly stealing a car marked JJJ 661 GJ. The suspects, car wash Operators, were apprehended on the Lagos/Ibadan expressway by men of Federal Highway patrol, who were on stop and search duty along the axis. The Police […]Continue Reading

RSS Car Accident Claims lives

A vehicle belonging to the Rapid Response Squad, RSS, was gutted by fire on Tuesday at Adeola Odeku Street in Victoria Island, Lagos State. Though details are sketchy concerning the main cause of the fire, the Lagos State Fire Service had confirmed that they are at the scene and working to quench the fire. The […]Continue Reading

Lagos Building Sinks, Nine Escape Death

Nine yet-to-be-identified ladies who were trapped when a storey building around Akinwunmi Street, Mende, in the Maryland area of Lagos State, sunk due to torrential rainfall were rescued on Monday. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development in a statement. He said the agency’s officials were Continue Reading

Lagos State Commissioner Resigns

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has accepted the resignation of the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako. A statement made available by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, announced this. “This is a prelude to the restructuring of the Ministry and its agencies. “Governor Sanwo-Olu thanks Continue Reading

INEC to Register Lagos PLWDs July 25, 26

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State has slated July 25 and 26 for Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) to register. Eight special centres have been designated for this purpose across the five Ibile divisions of the state. They are Ikorodu Central Local Government area (Ikorodu); Ability and Disability Centre, Ajara (Badagry); Old […]Continue Reading

Another Building Collapse in Lagos

A building at Onipanu area of Lagos has reportedly collapsed. This is barely two weeks afer a church building under construction collapsed opposite Number 17, Cardoso Street, off Martins Street in Mushin. The incident occurred at about 1.07 am at Oke Arin street, off Shyllon Ilupeju but details could not be ascertained at press time. […]Continue Reading