Rainfall: Lagos building sinks, 9 escape death

Nine yet-to-be-identified ladies who were trapped when a storey building around Akinwunmi Street, Mende, in the Maryland area of Lagos State, sunk due to torrential rainfall, were rescued on Monday. The Lagos Territorial Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Ibrahim Farinloye,…

Fire guts shopping mall in Lagos

A shopping mall at Ligali Ayorinde junction, Victoria Island, Lagos, was gutted by fire on Wednesday. In a trending video clip on social media, firefighters are seen trying to put out the fire. The Lagos Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency,…

Amid aviation fuel scarcity, NEMA resumes air ambulance services

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has resumed its air ambulance operations after successfully embarking on routine maintenance and completion of all civil aviation requirements.   The resumption is coming on the heels of the global shortage of Jet-A1 fuel even…

Failed Bridge: Save us from looming disaster, Lagos community appeals to NEMA

For residents of Ilo-Boundary Ajegunle, a border community between Lagos and Ogun states, life takes a frightening twirl, yearly when the rainy season begins.  Ironically, the season which ought to be a harbinger of blessing brings residents so much pain and…

Lagos boat accident claims 2, 15 rescued

Two persons were said to have lost their lives in a ghastly accident involving a commercial boat travelling from Ipakodo, in Ikorodu to Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday morning. Fortunately, 15 others were rescued, while three persons were still missing…

I’m not an ethnic or religious bigot, never discriminated against any tribe or religion — Obi 

Labour Party Presidential Candidate for the 2023 election, Mr Peter Obi, has dismissed claims in some quarters that he is an ethno religious bigot, releasing facts to prove that he never discriminated against any tribe or religion. Obi set the…

*Lagos collapsed building: Body of IT student recovered, as death toll rises to 5 (Sun)*Lagos to build ICT centre for school (Punch)

Lagos collapsed building: Body of IT student recovered, as death toll rises to 5 (Sun) The body of a student on industrial training was, on Sunday evening, recovered from the collapsed three-story building at Yaba area of Lagos, thus raising…

*Evans: Scared witnesses can testify online, court rules (Nation)*Firefighters struggle to rescue goods worth N500m from Lagos fire (Nation)

Evans: Scared witnesses can testify online, court rules (Nation) Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, has granted permission to two witnesses who do not want to appear in court to testify against kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias…

*Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation)*FG expels unauthorised developers from Lagos National Stadium, concludes verification exercise (Leadership)

Why Lagos, Kano need 1% extra allocation in proposed revenue formula, by Sanwo-Olu, Ganduje (Nation) Lagos and Kano States’ Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Abdullahi Ganduje have given reasons their states deserve extra 1 per cent in the proposed revenue sharing…

NEMA receives 162 Nigerian returnees from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday said it had received 162 Nigerian returnees from Libya through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Acting Coordinator of the Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, told the News…

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