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Stakeholders divided over reduced Lagos Land Use Charge (Punch)

Rather than the succour that the review of the Land Use Charge by the Lagos State Government is expected to bring to taxpayers, stakeholders have expressed divergent views about the development. While some applaud the government for considering a review…

*Ambode harps on interpersonal relations amongst civil servants (Leadership)* Ashafa lauds transport commission bill passage (Punch)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MARCH 19, 2018 Ambode harps on interpersonal relations amongst civil servants (Leadership) Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said there is need to inculcate and sharpen the vital interpersonal human relations skills and values…

Unless we get our politics right, there’s no hope for Nigeria -Peter Obi

There is no hope for Nigeria unless the country first gets its politics right. This is the verdict of former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi. Speaking with newsmen on Friday in Abuja after his presentation at a workshop…

Police, artistes engage youths on cultism, drug, internet fraud (Guardian)

Tomorrow, March 20, the Prof. Ade Ajayi Auditorium at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) will come alive as several top artistes, Nollywood stars and speakers will lead discussions on Say No To Cultism, Internet Fraud & Drug Dealings. It will…

Police warn protesters planning to block Third Mainland Bridge (Guardian)

The Lagos State police command yesterday warned some protesters planning to block the Third Mainland Bridge and other critical public infrastructure in the state over the new Land Use Charge (LUC), saying any attempt to breach public peace would be…

‘I am not pleased with the current state of Yoruba music’- Fuji legend K1 De Ultimate

Few days after he marked his 61st birthday, Fuji musician King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall popularly known as K1 De Ultimate has revealed his discontent with the present state of Yoruba music. He was speaking as part of a panel that…

18 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash –TRACE (Punch)

Eighteen persons reportedly died on Sunday in a multiple accident at the Alapako/Ogunmakin, Ogun State end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The victims were travelling to Lagos from Ibadan, Oyo State, in a Mazda commercial bus, with the number plate, KJA…

*Obasanjo meets Kwankwaso, Duke, Agbakoba, 35 parties in Lagos (Punch) * Ambode, others for International Day of Happiness (Nation)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MARCH 18, 2018 Obasanjo meets Kwankwaso, Duke, Agbakoba, 35 parties in Lagos (Punch) Former President Olusegun Obasanjo; the immediate past Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and some political parties have been meeting as part…

CAC General Evangelist Abiara to remarry at 75 (Nation)

About two years after the demise of his wife, the General Overseer of Christ Apostolic Church, Vineyard of Comfort popularly known as CAC Agbala Itura, Prophet Samuel Kayode Abiara yesterday said he is prepared to re-marry. The cleric made the…

Ambode shuts Ojota dumpsite, cites health concern (Guardian)

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has explained that the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota was shut because the location posed a health risk to residents of the area. Ambode spoke on Friday while addressing scavengers and other workers following a recent…

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