Unemployed man jailed two years

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday sentenced a 30- year-old man, Abubakar Nasir, to two years imprisonment for drug trafficking. The unemployed convict who was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on a count charge of dealing in narcotics, had pleaded guilty. He begged the court to temper justice with […]

Ambode Presents How Nigeria Can Tackle Hunger

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday listed entrepreneurship and job creation as pivotal to Federal Government’s quest to tackle poverty and hunger in the country. The governor spoke at the graduation ceremony for 12,935 students of various skills acquisition centres in the state. The event took place at the Blue Roof, LTV ground in […]

Lagos set to enforce tax compliance

The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Steve Ayorinde, in a statement yesterday, said the move against defaulters was commencing immediately. Ayorinde lamented that many residents were not fulfilling their civic obligation of paying their taxes. Lagos has a population of over 22 million. According to Ayorinde, the prevailing situation will adversely affect government’s […]

Tinubu loses son

Former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu has lost a son named Jide Tinubu, according to a family member. Jide, said to be in his late 30s, was a legal practitioner who had worked at some point with Mobil Nigeria, according to a Bloomberg profile of him. More details later…

Breaking: Buhari Govt Formally Hands Over Presidential Lodge To Lagos State

Lagos (AN24)-The Federal Government formally has handed over the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government. The Permanent Secretary, State House Marina, and Secretary to the Lagos State Government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the formal handover of the lodge to the Lagos State government. The lodge handover has been a […]

Lagos Ranked 2nd Least Liveable City In The World

Lagos State has been ranked as second on the World’s Least Liveable Cities, AFP reports. This is despite the steady progress made by the Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre since the 4th republic began in 1999 and the current administration’s efforts at industrializing the State and making more habitable for all residents. According to an Annual […]

Inland Waterways: Group Carpets NIWA For Instigating Operators Against Rule Of Law

A civil society group, Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate (CPPM) on Monday faulted the call by the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on operators in the sector to disregard a 7-day ultimatum issued on them by the Lagos State Government to comply with the relevant laws, describing it as embarrassing, disgraceful and capable […]

2 People Dead, 25 Quarantined As Diarrhoea Breaks Out In Lagos

Two people are confirmed dead, while 27 others have been quarantined due to an outbreak of diarrhoea in Lagos. The confirmation was made on Tuesday by the State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Jide Idris and his Information and Strategy counterpart, Mr. Steve Ayorinde during a press conference at the State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja. Idris revealed […]