Lagos Assembly voids Lagos council boss’ suspension

The Lagos State House of Assembly has voided the purported suspension of Surulere Local Government chairman, Hon Tajudeen Ajide. This was the outcome of a three-hour sitting to hear issues surrounding the suspension of Ajide. The Assembly also berated the…

Group petitions Lagos Assembly over high cost of COVID-19 test

A coalition has petitioned the Lagos State House of Assembly on the high cost of COVID-19 tests in private laboratories in Lagos State. The call is contained in a statement issued by the Coalition Against High Cost of COVID-19 Test…

*NDLEA intercepts 3.30kg cocaine in Lagos airport (Punch)*Unemployed man in court over unlawful possession of 3 cell phones (Vanguard)

NDLEA intercepts 3.30kg cocaine in Lagos airport (Punch) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested one Ukaegbu Onyekachi with a 3.30 kilogram of cocaine at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos State. It was gathered that Onyekachi, who arrived…

*Lagos asks court to strike out suit challenging Okada, tricycle ban (Guardian)*Gridlock: 8.72km Apapa port link to Lagos-Ibadan railway project ready for take-off – Contractor (Vanguard)

Lagos asks court to strike out suit challenging Okada, tricycle ban (Guardian) Lagos State Government Tuesday asked a federal high court in Ikoyi to strike out the suit challenging the ban on commercial motorcycles and tricycles known as okada and …

Lagos lawmakers okay N1.163tn budget

Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday passed a budget of N1.163trillion for 2021. The budget named: “Budget of Rekindled Hope”, was passed after weeks of deliberations, interactions and defence of the budget proposal by the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).…

*FG to close Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway*COVID-19 Spike: Sanwo-Olu tasks CDAs on fight against virus in grassroots (Vanguard)

FG to close Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after Christmas (Punch) The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola on Tuesday announced a 72-hour total closure of the Third Mainland Bridge to cast concrete on the expansion joints. Popoola…

*Court rejects Genesis prophet’s post-conviction bail application (Punch)*COVID-19: Lagos Assembly tasks Sanwo-Olu on second wave (Sun)

Court rejects Genesis prophet’s post-conviction bail application (Punch) The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, on Tuesday, rejected the post-conviction bail application filed by the Senior Shepherd-in-Charge of the Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global, Prophet Israel Ogundipe. Justice Olabisi…

*Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch)*#EndSARS: Lagos Assembly to earmark compensation for victims in 2021 Budget (Vanguard)

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch) Counsel for some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged…

Sanwo-Olu to abolish pension for ex-govs, deputies

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday announced his intention to repeal the Public Office Holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007), which provides for payment of pension and other entitlements to former Governors and their Deputies. He made this known…

*Lagos lawmaker under fire for saying youths always high on drugs (Punch)*Mayhem: How we secured Surulere from hoodlums – Lagos youth leader (Vanguard)

Lagos lawmaker under fire for saying youths always high on drugs (Punch) The lawmaker representing Amuwo Odofin Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mrs Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, has received backlash over her comments alleging that most Nigerian youths…

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