Breaking: Sanwo-Olu Transmits 25 Names Of Commissioners, Special Advisers To State Assembly For Screening

In fulfilment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list of Commissioner-designates to the House of Assembly for ratification. The list contained twenty five names, who are to assume duty as Commissioners and Special Advisers upon ratification by the legislature. A statement by […]

Ijegun Pipeline Explosion: Why Sanwo-Olu Did Not Visit The Scene

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday has revealed why he did not visit the scene of the pipeline explosion at Ijegun. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that on July 4, there was a pipeline explosion at Ijegun, Lagos State, which necessitated residents living several kilometres away from the fire point at the Isheri community […]

Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors In Hospital, Warns Pipeline Vandals

…Says Government Will Foot The Medical Bill Of Survivors Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday visited victims of the recent Ijegun pipeline fire incident who are receiving treatment at the Trauma and Burns Unit of the Gbagada General Hospital. The Governor, in the company of his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, sympathized with families […]

Gov. Sanwo-Olu’s Advice To Lagosians During His Visit To State Liaison Office, Abuja

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday urged Lagosians residing in Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja to be good ambassadors of Lagos and be law-abiding. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this pronouncement to newsmen after a tour at the Lagos State liaison office in Abuja. “I can only wish our people that reside in Abuja well, […]

No More Prison Sentences For Petty Crimes, Lagos CJ Declares

Opeyemi Oke, the chief judge of Lagos, says petty offenders will no longer get prison sentences effective from June 3. Speaking on Tuesday at the presentation of the two practice directions, the ACJL Practice Direction and Restorative Justice Practice Direction, Oke said there would, henceforth, be a speedy resolution of criminal cases to ensure an […]

Just In: Another Container Falls Off Ojuelegba Bridge

A container has fallen on the bridge in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos State. Different containers have been involved in accidents on the bridge, the last being in April when at least seven vehicles were destroyed. Saheed Olatunji, chairman of Ojuelegba NNAMORAL zone, a unit of Road Transport Employment Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), told TheCable […]

SARS Intercept Truckload Of Fake Panadol In Lagos

Officials of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) has arrested a suspected member of a syndicated specialized in importing fake drugs from China. The officials recovered of a truckload of Panadol Extra and Chloramphenicol eye-drop. The arrest was made following a tip off, which saw operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos […]

Third Mainland Bridge Is Safe For Use, Says Work Ministry

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, on Sunday said that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos was safe for use, contrary to a Facebook posting spreading fears about the bridge. The Ministry in a statement signed by Hakeem Bello, Special Adviser, Communications, to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, added that the […]

Man Lands In Prison For Allegedly Stabbing Father To Death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of a 23-year-old man, Rasheed Shitta, for allegedly stabbing his father to death. The Magistrate, Adeola Adedayo, remanded Shitta in Ikoyi Prisons and ordered that the case file should be sent to the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions for advice. […]

Police Nab Killers Of LUTH Doctor, Who Was Stabbed To Death 48 Hours After Graduation

The Lagos state police command said that it has arrested two suspects in connection with the assassination of Stephen Urueye, a medical officer at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Ararba, Lagos State. Ureye was said to have been stabbed to death fourty-eight (48) hours after he graduated from the University of Lagos. […]

What Sanwo-Olu Said About Late Hassan Adisa Fasinro

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed deep shock on the demise of Pa Hassan Adisa Fasinro, who died on Sunday evening at the age of ninety-nine years. Africa News 24 (AN24) reports that Sanwo-Olu in a statement issued on Monday morning described Pa Fasinro’s passage as a great loss to Lagos State in particular […]

Slay Queen Strips Naked In Lagos State, See Why (Photo)

An unidentified middle-aged female student, suspected to be a slay queen has reportedly stripped herself of her clothes and other valuables in the public in Lagos state, southwest Nigeria. Africa News 24 (AN24) reports that the slay queen stripped naked during the early hours of Saturday, March 30. It was learned that the lady is […]