*COVID-19 phased unlocking: Sanwo-Olu holds virtual meeting with religious leaders (Vanguard) *Federal High Court adopts virtual court (Nation)

COVID-19 phased unlocking: Sanwo-Olu holds virtual meeting with religious leaders (Vanguard) Ahead of the Presidential briefing on gradual lockdown in some states, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has held a virtual meeting with religious leaders over the ongoing efforts…

*10 test positive for COVID-19 at Lagos Govt House (Nation) *Police in Lagos relocate checkpoints to ease movement of essential commodities, workers (Guardian)

10 test positive for COVID-19 at Lagos Govt House (Nation) No fewer than 10 persons at the Lagos State Government House Marina have tested positive for COVID-19. Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed on Thursday afternoon on his verified…

*You’ll regret defying lockdown order, LASTMA tells motorists (Punch) *LASEMA confirms death of six in Epe road accident (Guardian)

You’ll regret defying lockdown order, LASTMA tells motorists (Punch) The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority on Thursday read the riot acts to motorists reminding them that they were not exempted from the government’s lockdown order. The authority advised motorists to…

*3 men held for ‘removing’ human skull from public cemetery (Nation) *Stakeholders lament poor utilisation of UBE Fund in Lagos (Guardian)

3 men held for ‘removing’ human skull from public cemetery (Nation) The police in Lagos have arrested three men for alleged vandalism on a public cemetery and removal of a human skull. The suspects Dauda Tijani, 42, Olawale Shodolamu, 70,…

Lagos moves against truck drivers as tanker explosion kills three

A Twitter user @8ightayewa yesterday compressed the frustrations of thousands of stranded Lagosians into a single tweet at 7:20 a.m.: “I entered night bus last night going to Abuja, departed around 10:00 p.m. from Maza maza, right now, I am…

Car belonging to soldier’s wife crushes Lagos street sweeper (Punch)

A street sweeper with the Lagos Waste Management Authority narrowly escaped death on Thursday after being crushed to a stationary petrol tanker by a motorist conveying a woman said to be the wife of a soldier. The incident, which occurred…

Don’t transport corpers as from 6pm, FRSC boss orders drivers (Punch)

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered that no transport union should transport any National Youth Service Corps member as from 6 pm during the Yuletide. Boboye said this during the FRSC end-of-the-year meeting with…

FRSC ‘can no longer’ fine motorists, court rules

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declared void powers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to impose fines on motorists for traffic offences. John Tsoho, a judge, held that the commission could not turn itself into a court…

*One dies in multiple accidents on Otedola Bridge —FRSC (Punch) *66% of Lagosians cannot afford basic healthcare – Commissioner (Vanguard)

One dies in multiple accidents on Otedola Bridge —FRSC (Punch) The Federal Road Safety Corps on Wednesday said that one person died in the multiple accidents that happened on Otedola Bridge in Lagos. Speaking with our correspondent, Assistant Corp Commander,…

*Suspected thugs ‘assault’ woman for refusing forcible eviction (Nation) *37 FRSC officials arrested for extortion (ThisDay)

Suspected thugs ‘assault’ woman for refusing forcible eviction (Nation) A woman identified as Mrs. Nike Olowo was on Monday assaulted by thugs allegedly sent by the new owner of her house, to evict her. The incident occurred at 1, Owokoniran…

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