Sanwo-Olu’s wife urges Muslims to uphold ideals of Eid-el-Kabir

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday urged the Muslim community in the state to recommit to the ideals of Eid-el-Kabir festival, saying it was important for the people to uphold the virtues of sacrifice, love and…

BOS @56: Why history will be kind to Governor Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu walks his talk with aplomb and action. He believes that for Lagos State to sustain its Centre of Excellence status in the country and beyond, vital infrastructure must be built across all sectors because of its critical…

Okada rider abandons wife at Epe hospital after giving birth to twins

A 24-year-old woman, Abibat Kehinde, has been abandoned at Epe General Hospital, Lagos State, over N131,000 unpaid bills, three months after she gave birth to twins at the hospital. Kehinde told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in…

PDP unveils flag-bearers for July 24 Lagos LG polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has unveiled its flag-bearers for the July 24 local council elections in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has rolled out…

NGF 30-man team visits Lagos to understudy state’s IGR template

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Ministry of Finance last week sent a 30-man team to Lagos State to study its Internally Generated Revenue template and exchange ideas on how to ameliorate the economic meltdown in the country.…

Sex scandal: Sanwo-Olu commends UNILAG on discipline

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commended the University of Lagos (UNILAG) management for entrenching the culture of discipline and sustaining the school’s academic excellence. Sanwo-Olu gave the commendation on Thursday, during a courtesy call by members of the…

Lagos to upgrade colleges, poly to varsities

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has said there are plans to upgrade the Sir Michael Otedola College of Primary Education and Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education to universities of education. The ministry also said the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu…

Sanwo-Olu: Okada ban to become fully effective next week

The first 500 of the 5,000 last mile buses proposed to replace okadas will be launched next week, Lagos State Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu said Monday. He spoke at the stakeholders’ meeting on security held at the Adeyemi Bero auditorium in…

Businesswoman tackles EKEDC for impounding vehicle for three months

A businesswoman, Ololade Ajayi, has accused officials of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company of impounding her vehicle for over three months at their office opposite the Sangotedo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Ajayi visited…

One dead, vehicles destroyed as hoodlums clash in Lagos

One person was confirmed dead on Thursday after a clash between some Hausa and Yoruba youths at the Gengere area of Mile 12, Lagos State. Our correspondent gathered that a Hausa porter, Aliyu Shuaibu, had allegedly stabbed a Yoruba porter,…

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