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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), cutting the tape to commission the newly built Bariga Waterfront Jetty, Ilaje Road and Ferries during the commissioning at Bariga, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. With him are Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (right); Chairman/C.E.O, Lagos Ferry Services, Mr. Paul Kalejaiye (2nd right) and Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (left).

Governor Ambode: How killings in Ilaje forced me to build World Class Jetty

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has narrated how insecurity and killings at Ilaje community in Bariga, Lagos, forced him to build a world class Jetty and road in the area.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders immediate release of driver remanded for six years without trial

A Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi-Lagos, on Monday, ordered the immediate release of a driver, Jones Ofori, also known as James Ofori, who has been in prison custody since 2013 without trial.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to avoid the Lagos-Ibadan expressway because of traffic gridlock at Ibafo-Magboro, up to the Long Bridge.

Traffic logjam on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to avoid the Lagos-Ibadan expressway because of traffic gridlock at Ibafo-Magboro, up to the Long Bridge.

Dan Agbese: Governor Ambode deserves commendation for transforming Lagos

Mr. Dan Agbese, a veteran journalist, has commended Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, for his commitment towards transforming the infrastructural landscape in the state in the last four years.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Lekki hit by blackout as power system collapses

The Lekki district is under the Eko Zone of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), which covers Lagos Island, Ajah, Ibeju Lekki and Ikoyi.

Sales manager remanded for allegedly stealing employer’s N8.9 million

A Sales Manager with the Inter Stars Synergy Nigeria Ltd, Ajah, Lagos, Kehinde Adetimehin, has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing the sum of N8,905,311 belonging to his employer which he realised from the sales of the goods entrusted in his care by his employer.
The Police at Ajah Division, Ajah area of the Lagos State Police Command, Lagos, have arrested a 20-year old dry cleaner, Promise David for allegedly breaking into an apartment at Thomas Estate, Ajah to steal some electronics and Plasma televisions valued at N1,482,500 belonging to Mrs Ifeoma Lokomari.

Dry cleaner sent to prison for alleged burglary

The Police at Ajah Division, Ajah area of the Lagos State Police Command, Lagos, have arrested a 20-year old dry cleaner, Promise David, for allegedly breaking into an apartment at Thomas Estate, Ajah to steal some electronics and Plasma televisions valued at N1,482,500 belonging to Mrs Ifeoma Lokomari.
The Bus Reform Project of the Lagos state government will roll out 820 of the expected 5,000 high and medium capacity buses in March.-6

Lagos medium high capacity buses set to commence operations

The Lagos State Government is set to roll out 820 medium and high capacity buses under its public transportation Bus Reform Initiative to meet the yearnings of its citizenry.

Father docked over failure to produce son charged with stealing tricycle worth N866,000

A 60-year-old man, Tesleem Balogun, who stood as guarantor for his son, who is standing trial for allegedly stealing a tricycle worth N866,000, on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Electrician charged with snatching phone at bus stop

A 20-year-old electrician, Promise Godday, who allegedly attacked a woman at a bus stop and stole her mobile phone valued at N73,000 and a cash sum of N1,000, on Monday, appeared before an Ikeja...
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Mixed reactions trail use of ‘baby carriers’

Some women and men have said carrying babies on `baby carriers’ was making mothers look like kangaroos instead of human beings.

Hotel worker arraigned over alleged theft of N400,000 lodging fee

A hotel receptionist, Kelvin Onuorah, who allegedly stole N400,000, lodging fee paid by guests, on Friday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Police charge lawyer, others for defrauding widow of N20.5 million

The police in Lagos Tuesday charged a Lagos-based lawyer, Oladotun Hassan, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a widow, Mrs. Eva Okoh of the sum of N20. 5 million.
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Defecting AD members adopt ADP’s Babatunde Gbadamosi

Barely four days to the commencement of the general election, defecting members of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State have adopted the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, for the election.
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Lagos AD members defect to ADP, adopt Babatunde Gbadamosi

Some members of the Lagos State chapter of Alliance for Democracy (AD) have defected to the Action Democratic Party (ADP) and declared support for its gubernatorial candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi.

Taxi driver remanded for drugging, defiling 13-year-old

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday remanded a 42-year-old driver, Adebola Akinyele, who allegedly drugged, defiled and dumped a 13-year-old girl.
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Jide Sanwo-Olu: Fourth mainland bridge not our priority

Concerned with the seeming slow pace at which some critical road projects are being executed in Lagos State, the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the construction of Fourth Mainland Bridge would not his priority if elected.

Man arraigned for tendering fake N200,000 in exchange for $600

A 45-year-old man, Bola Afeez, who allegedly defrauded a bureau de change operator by giving him fake N200,000 in exchange for $600 was on Friday arraigned by the police.

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President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 3

Senate considers bill to address food security problems in Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday commenced legislative action to address the country’s food security problems when it considered a Bill to that effect.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Niger Delta youths urges President Buhari to inaugurate NDDC board to avert crisis

Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) and the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-agitators, Ijaw Youth Council, amongst others have urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to be deterred by criticisms of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) saying it was the handiwork of enemies of the region orchestrated by youths outside the region.

Court remands 60 Shiite members in Kuje, Suleja correctional centres

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday, remanded 60 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise called Shi’ite Group, in the Nigeria Correctional Service facilities at Kuje and Suleja.