4 persons trapped under fallen 40ft container rescued in Lagos

Four persons miraculously survived in Lagos on Sunday when a truck bearing a 40ft container fell on the car in which they were riding in Ojuelegba area. According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Sector Command, four people…

LASEMA recovers fallen containers, warns Ladipo residents against igniting naked flame

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency said it recovered a fallen tanker around Oregun area in Ikeja and warned residents to abstain from activities that would lead to incidents. The incident, according to LASEMA Director-General, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, in a…

*Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 4 million (CNN)*Lagos politician killed during APC rally (Punch)

Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 4 million (CNN) More than 4 million people around the world have died of Covid-19, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. In total, three countries account for more than a third of all global…

*6 months after #EndSARS, commuters bear brunt of burnt Oyingbo BRT Terminus (Guardian)*LASEMA, police disagree over cause as fire destroys 100 shops in textile market (Punch)

6 months after #EndSARS, commuters bear brunt of burnt Oyingbo BRT Terminus (Guardian) Though Nigeria has moved on aftermath the #EndSARS protest that shook the country to its foundation, especially its commercial capital, Lagos, where the damages were more. However,…

Many injured in Lagos gas explosion

There was a gas explosion in the Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State on Tuesday. It was learnt that many people were injured in the incident that happened at Iyasoko Street Agboju, Amuwo-Odofin. It was gathered that the incident…

*Lagos demolishes two buildings over construction failure (Guardian)*12-year-old raped while fleeing from Lagos aunt’s torture (Punch)

Lagos demolishes two buildings over construction failure (Guardian) Worried by the incessant cases of building collapse and loss of lives, Lagos State Government has again pulled down two distressed buildings in Lagos Island. They include a three-floor building at No…

*Lagos says Ibeju-Lekki very vulnerable to disaster (Guardian)*Badagry Expressway: Lagos Confab raises 7-man team to meet FG (Nation)

Lagos says Ibeju-Lekki very vulnerable to disaster (Guardian) Ibeju-Lekki may be home to multi-billion naira architectural masterpieces, but a risk assessment conducted by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has resulted in a grim report -Ibeju-Lekki is very vulnerable to…

LASEMA identifies faulty cooking gas cylinder as cause of Ijesha fire – DG

A building on Market Street, off Ijesha, in Surulere, Lagos, housing  nine apartments and 12 shops, was on Saturday evening, gutted by fire, caused by a faulty cooking gas valve that exploded, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency…

*Residents, traders express shock over demolition of FESTAC Town market (Guardian)*Fire guts Lagos building (Punch)

Residents, traders express shock over demolition of FESTAC Town market (Guardian) Some Festac Town residents and traders in Lagos State on Tuesday expressed shock and anger over the demolition of the Oyinlola Market popularly called ”23 Road Market” by government.…

*Residents scoop fuel as petrol tanker falls in Lagos (Punch)*Lagos govt orders release of 253 #EndSARS protesters (Guardian)

‌Residents scoop fuel as petrol tanker falls in Lagos (Punch) A tanker laden with 33,000 litres of petrol overturned around the Festac Link Bridge while conveying the content to a destination in Lagos State on Sunday. After the accident, petrol…

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