Policeman kills 419 fraudster over refusal to share fraud money

A mobile policeman in the Alimosho area of Lagos State yesterday shot a resident to death. The incident happened on Olo­wologbon Street in Alimo­sho, Lagos State. An eyewitness revealed that the policeman wanted a share of the money the vic­tim made from cyber fraud. But, when the man refused, an argument ensued leading to him…

Ambode gives VIO, LASTMA, KIA N5m monthly target each

More reasons have emerged for the increased presence of various Lagos State government traffic monitoring agencies in all corners of the metropolis. The state is said to have issued a directive for the agencies to meet a minimum of N5 million monthly revenue target to each of them including the Vehicle Inspectorates Office (VIO), the…

#NewsInPhoto: Fashola On South West Tour Inspects Projects In Lagos

Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on his day three of his inspection tour of the South West Zone, inspects highway projects in Lagos. The ongoing Rehabilitation of Access Road to Apapa/Tin Can Island Port – NNPC Depot (Atlas Cove) including the construction of a new bridge running parallel to the existing…

President Buhari Congratulates Asiwaju BolaTinubu At 65

President Buhari In Handshake With Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu Femi Adesina, Abuja; President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with former Lagos State Governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 65th65th birthday. President Buhari joins all members of the APC, political and business associates of the Asiwaju of Lagos, his…

Lagos Launches Community ‘Police’

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday launched the rebranded Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps, with a pledge that the security of lives and property in the State is non-negotiable. Speaking at the official launch held at Agege Stadium, Governor Ambode said the move was another giant step towards enhancing security all over the State and a vital……

PHOTOSCENE: Ambode launches rebranded Neighborhood Safety Corps

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday launched the rebranded Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps, with a pledge that the security of lives and property in the State is now non-negotiable. A total of 177 Salon Cars and Vehicles equipped with communication gadgets, 377 motorcycles, 377 helmets, 4,000 bicycles, metal detectors for ensuring that illegal…

After war of Words, Ambode receives Fashola, Speaks on his Tenure

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday lauded his predecessor in office and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for his achievements during the eight years he spent as Governor of the State. In a press release statement made available by the Chief Press secretary to the state, Haruna Abib, Governor……

After altercation, Fashola visits Ambode, promises to refund debt owed Lagos

After their squabble over Lagos road project, the state former governor and current Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday visited his successor Governor Akinwumi Ambode at the Lagos House Ikeja. He assured during the visit that his ministry had made representations to the Federal Executive Council on modalities to pay debts…

We Are Investigating Alleged Case Of Brutalization By Soldiers ~ Nigerian Army

Alleged Case Of Brutalized Woman The 81 Division of Nigerian Army said it has constituted a board of inquiry to investigate alleged brutalization of of a female by soldiers in Odoguyan, Ikorodu area of Lagos state. According to the statement released by Lieutenant Colonel, Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations OM DAUDU said the perpetrators…

Lagos appoints Nollywood producer Afolayan into Board of Arts and Culture

Film producer, director and actor Kunle Afolayan has been appointed into the Board of Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture- an appointment which was effective March 6, 2017. Afolayan’s selection was conveyed in a letter signed by Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, confirming his new role which many say is well…

Recession: Nigeria must create 40 million jobs – World Bank

The World Bank has said Nigeria must create about 40 million qualitative jobs, between 2010 and 2030 to enable the country recover from the present economic recession. Country Manager, World Bank Group, Mrs. Eme Essien Lore, stated this at the inaugural meeting of Secretaries to State Governments (SSGs) of All Progressive Congress States, held in……

Lagos and Edo privileged to access World Bank loan in Africa, Obaseki

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki On World Bank Loan Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has revealed that Edo state is just as privileged as Lagos state in Sub-Saharan Africa, to access World Bank loans at less than 1% for 20 years, and in some cases, 10 years moratorium. Governor Obaseki made this known in…