Reps to debate bill to protect journalists against non-payment of salaries

As part of efforts to improve on the welfare of media practitioners, the House of Representatives will be debating on a Bill to sanitise the media in Nigeria, and to protect journalists against non-payment of salaries. The Press Council Amendment…

Lawmakers inspect Lagos tank farms, orders them to operate by the rules

Members of the House of Representatives’ adhoc committee on the Need to Relocate Tank Farms from Residential Areas, recently undertook a two-day tour of oil storage facilities located within Ibru Jetty, Beach land Estate and Apapa areas. The Committee which…

House passes bill to allow traditional rulers advise president, govs on culture

The House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading a Bill seeking to constitutionalise the role of traditional rulers and establish Traditional Rulers Council both at the federal and state levels to be advising the president and governors respectively on…

Democrats secure majority in US House of Representatives but by slimmer margin – AP

The Democratic Party has reportedly held its majority in the House of Representatives, despite suffering upsetting defeats in several individual races from GOP candidates. The Democrats have netted at least 218 seats in the House, which would allow them to…

*Police patrol Lagos after days of unrest (Punch)*No cyber attack on our website – LASG (Nation)

Police patrol Lagos after days of unrest (Punch) Police officers on Friday and Saturday patrolled Lagos State in a bid to restore order. Earlier, barricades and police checkpoints were seen on the streets of Lagos after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu imposed…

Gbajabiamila gives Akpabio 48 hours to name lawmakers who received NDDC contracts

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, 48 hours to name the lawmakers who received contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission. Akpabio had said before a House…

*Chief Imam’s son kills friend over phone in Lagos (Punch) *Fire razes 4 petrol tankers on Lagos-Ibadan expressway (DailyTrust)

Chief Imam’s son kills friend over phone in Lagos (Punch) Pandemonium recently broke out in the Isale Oja area of Agege, Lagos State after the son of the Chief Imam of the community, Abdulrahman Olayiwola, allegedly stabbed his friend, identified…

*Lagos commission verifies clubs, bars for reopening (Guardian) *4 Americans, 2 Indians, 2 Poles, 1 Brazilian among 48 patients discharged in Lagos (Tribune)

Lagos commission verifies clubs, bars for reopening (Guardian) The Lagos State Safety Commission has commenced physical verification of all social clubs in the state ahead of the planned reopening. The exercise was led by the Director-General (DG) of the safety…

*Lagos records another five COVID-19 related deaths (Vanguard) *Sanwo-Olu appoints Olusanya as acting Agric Commissioner (Vanguard)

Lagos records another five COVID-19 related deaths (Vanguard) The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday announced five COVID-19 related deaths for Lagos State, increasing the state’s COVID-19 death toll to 72. The NCDC made the disclosure in its…

*More trouble for house owners as FG moves to reclaim Abule Ado (Tribune) *Lagos begins contact tracing of 3rd COVID-19 case (Vanguard)

More trouble for house owners as FG moves to reclaim Abule Ado (Tribune) There appear to be more problems for the residents of Abule Ado as the Federal Government has begun moves to reclaim the land from the Lagos State…

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