Okada ban: Lagos says June 1 deadline won’t stop enforcement

The Lagos State Government says the seizure of commercial motorcycles by the Lagos State Task Force will continue, in spite of the June 1 deadline. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State had on Wednesday issued a fresh total ban on…

*Lagos overwhelmed as beggars take over strategic parks, roundabouts (Guardian)*Police shoot Youtuber, Lagos mob chases cops, nabs one (Punch)

Lagos overwhelmed as beggars take over strategic parks, roundabouts (Guardian) There is mounting concern over the resurgence of beggars at major roundabouts and strategic locations in Lagos State despite the government’s pledge to evacuate them.  The beggars made up of…

*‘Lagos traffic not as bad as erroneously reported’ (Nation)*Always know I’m here for you, Timi Dakolo’s wife assures singer on birthday (Punch)

‘Lagos traffic not as bad as erroneously reported’ (Nation) Lagos State Government has decried what it called wrong categorisation of traffic patterns in the state. It said traffic congestion in Lagos was not as nightmarish as it was usually painted.…

Ikoyi collapsed building: Bodies will be released from this week as 21 families submit samples for DNA test

Lagos State government on Tuesday disclosed that 21 families of victims of the collapsed 21-storey building on Gerrard Road in Ikoyi area of the state have come forward to submit samples for DNA to identify bodies that they wished to…

Sanwo-Olu signs VAT Bill into law

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed into law the State VAT Bill as passed by the House of Assembly. According to a statement by Gbenga Omotoso,Commissioner for Information & Strategy, the Governor signed the “bill for a law to…

Lagos evacuates 3-week-old baby, students from Plateau

Lagos State Government has evacuated a three-week-old baby, its mother and 64 other undergraduate students of Lagos studying at the University of Jos (UniJos), Plateau State. The evacuation followed recent attacks and killings in the state. The first set of…

LG poll: Lagos orders restriction of movement

The Lagos State Government has announced restriction of movement across the state between the hours of 8 am and 3 pm on Saturday, 24th July, 2021. This was contained in a press statement by the Commissioner of Information, Gbenga Omotoso,…

Lagos’ll give Ndubuisi Kanu befitting burial, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday said the state government would participate fully in all the programmes leading to the final burial of the former Military Governor of the State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd). He said the…

*Cultists kill one in Badagry, cut off victim’s hand in Ogun (Guardian)*Command nabs four as Lagos cult clashes claim 14 in three days (Punch)

Cultists kill one in Badagry, cut off victim’s hand in Ogun (Guardian) The police in Badagry, Lagos State, yesterday confirmed the death of a man alleged to have been killed during a clash between rival cult groups. The Divisional Police…

*Lagos-Ibadan speed train passengers grow to 187 (Nation)*10 arrested for attacking Lagos task force officials, 96 motorcycles seized (Punch)

Lagos-Ibadan speed train passengers grow to 187 (Nation) From one passenger when it started operation penultimate Monday, the newly launched Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge service now carries 187 passengers, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said. This is just as the…

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