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Authorities in Nigeria's largest city Lagos on Monday said that the death toll from a suspected gas explosion had risen to 17 as emergency services dug bodies from the debris. 2

Lagos monarch urges governor to probe explosion

The Baale of the Shoba community in the Abule-Ado area of Lagos State, Chief Jimoh Agbebeji, has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to order an investigation into the explosion that rocked the community on Sunday, March 15, 2020.
Dangote Cement

Lagos explosion: Dangote donates N100 million cement to victims for reconstruction

Dangote Cement Plc yesterday donated N100 million worth of cement to the Lagos State government, to support the ongoing reconstruction process at the Abule-Ado area of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government of the state, which was affected by a pipeline explosion last weekend.
Senior pastors, Sam and Nike Adeyemi read that from the weekend of March 21st, Daystar Christian Centre will not hold a physical gathering for worshippers at any of our locations in Oregun, Lekki, Ikorodu and Badagry centres till further notice.

Pastor Sam Adeyemi’s church suspends physical gathering for service

Following the directive of the Lagos State Government to restrict public gathering for religious activities with more than 50 worshippers over the COVID19 pandemic, Daystar Church has suspended physical gathering for service.
Two giant corporate organisations, Dangote Cement Plc. and Zenith Bank Plc. on Wednesday visited the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to commiserate with him and the state on the recent explosions that rocked Abule Ado-Soba area

Corporate giants storm Lagos governor’s office over Abule Ado disaster

Two giant corporate organisations, Dangote Cement Plc. and Zenith Bank Plc. on Wednesday visited the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to commiserate with him and the state on the recent explosions that rocked Abule Ado-Soba area of the State.

Lagos council presents N2.1 billion budget proposal

Mr Samson Olatunde, the Chairman of Olorunda Local Council Development Area (LCDA) Iworo, Badagry, Lagos State, on Tuesday presented the 2020 budget estimate of N2.1 billion to the council’s legislative arm.
A might pipeline explosion that shook several houses rocks Abule Ado area of Ojo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Sunday morning.

Houses collapse as explosion rocks Lagos

Some residents of Lagos State were on Sunday morning thrown into confusion following an explosion.
At last, the Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the 2019 budget presented to it by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in February.

Lagos Assembly inaugurates committee to resolve crises over suspended lawmakers

The Lagos House of Assembly has inaugurated a committee headed by Ibrahim Layode to look into the crisis surrounding the suspension of four lawmakers by the House.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday set up a committee to look into the recent removal of two principal officers and the suspension of two members.

Lagos Assembly sets up committee over suspended members

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday set up a committee to look into the recent removal of two principal officers and the suspension of two members.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Rival cult members arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of ‘Aiye’ and ‘Eiye’ confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia.
The suspects Jebleh Taiwo and Jebleh Abiodun arrested at Gberefu Beach, a fishing settlement, in Badagry at the weekend.

NSCDC arrests two fishermen for ‘petrol smuggling’

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) operatives at Badagry have arrested two fishermen for alleged attempt to smuggle 120 jerricans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to Benin Republic.
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Federal government appoints Lateef Ayeleru as French language village chief

The Federal Government has appointed Prof. Lateef Ayeleru as Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria French Language Village, Badagry.

Lagos NSCDC impounds 120 gallons of suspected petroleum product in Badagry

Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, Friday paraded two siblings suspected to be petroleum vandals in Badagry, Lagos State

Fuel scarcity hits Badagry as NUPENG suspends supply

Mr Idowu Jimoh, an official of the Public Complaint Commission (PCC), urged the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to extend its visit to Badagry so as to check selling of petrol into jerrycans which was rampant in the area.
Over 300,000 job seekers have applied for the 5,000 vacancies advertised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

NDLEA seizes 10.5 tons of illicit drugs in Maiduguri

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Borno State Command has uncovered 10.522 kilograms of compressed cannabis sativa also known as “wee wee” allegedly concealed in a warehouse in Maiduguri.

Scarcity looms as NUPENG suspends fuel distribution in Badagry

Most of the petroleum stations in Badagry communities have closed as the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers of Nigeria (NUPENG) suspended distribution of fuel to the city.

Tanker catches fire near Lagos military barracks

It was learnt that the fire outbreak happened near China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation construction yard along Badagry expressway.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.
Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Olusegun Dawodu

Lagos government flags off training for 300 people living with disabilities

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday flagged off vocational training for 300 People Living with Disabilities in the state and assured that it would continue to support and provide protection for them.

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Reps member calls for suspension of utility bills

As part of efforts to ameliorate the socio-economic hardship being faced by Nigerians in the fight against the deadly coronavirus, the federal government has been urged to extend her palliative to include suspension of payment of electricity and water bills for the ordinary Nigerians for two months.
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Afenifere: President Buhari should have given Nigerians enough time to prepare for lockdown

Pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have given the residents of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja enough time to prepare before announcing the lockdown of the states.
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FAO urges countries to keep food chain alive, avoid crisis

The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, Monday, urged governments in countries affected by the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic to keep the food chain alive in order to avoid the food crisis.