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Lagos: We’ll deliver major ongoing projects on schedule

The Lagos State Government, on Sunday, ordered contractors handling major ongoing projects across the State to speed up work to bring relief and comfort to motorists and residents, assuring that no efforts would be spared to ensure the delivery of the projects on schedule.
NSCDC

NSCDC officer shot my brother twice in the head – victim’s sister

A grieving sister, Folawewo Opeyemi, has revealed in chilling details how an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps shot her brother, Abdulqudrid Toefeek Omotolani, 31, twice on the head at close range at Pipeline, Ile-Epo area of Lagos State.
Stranded Commuters in Lagos

Controller: Federal government working toward quick completion of Lagos roads

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Saturday said that the Federal Ministry of Works was working toward speedy completion of all road projects in Lagos.
CSP Chike Oti

Police suspend Operation Velvet in Lagos

The period of grace was announced by the spokesman of the Lagos State Police Command, Chike Oti.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Operation Velvet: Lagos Assembly seeks more time for implementation

The Lagos State House of Assembly has called for more time before the implementation of “Operation Velvet” in the state.

The dangers of negative narratives

As a professional journalist and a regular columnist, one of the things I fear the most on the job is boxing myself into a corner. My philosophy of life is that no one is completely good or completely bad. I find it hard to look at something and say there is nothing good in it or that it is absolutely flawless.
Ladi Lawanson

Official: Lagos government integrates rail, road, water transport to ease traffic

The Lagos State Government says work is in progress to integrate the rail, road and water transport systems to address the persistent gridlocks in the state.
Ladi Lawanson - Hon Commissioner for Transport Lagos State

Commissioner: Lagos to roll out 300 new BRT buses October 1

Lagos State Government says it has taken delivery of 300 new buses into its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) fleet to boost public transportation services in the state.

Construction: Governor Ambode appeals for Lagos residents’ patience, support

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday appealed to the residents to bear with the government over the inconveniences they might be experiencing from the ongoing multiple infrastructural projects across the state.

FRSC, LASTMA urge Lagos residents to use BRT, Waterways

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have advised Lagos residents to use Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and waterways transportation during the repair of Third Mainland Bridge.

NRC inspects Abuja light rail project for final certification

A seven-member Technical Team from Nigerian Railway Corporation on Friday in Abuja embarked on a fact-finding mission to ascertain the readiness and ensure the smooth take-off of Abuja Light Rail Project for commercial operation.

Lagos government sacks 5 LASTMA officials, demotes 14 others

The Lagos State Government has sacked five officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, for various forms of offenses ranging from extortion, harassment and violation of Lagos State Public Service Rules.

Lagos records 138 domestic violence cases against men in 10 months

The Lagos State Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Response Team on Thursday said it received 138 cases of domestic violence against men from May 2017 to March 2018.

Oshodi transport terminals ready by October – official

The three terminals under construction at the ongoing Oshodi Transport Interchange will be ready by October this year, the project Manager, Mr Abiodun Otunola, has said.

India offers lifeline to Zambia, Swaziland

India will on Thursday flag-off the construction of the $289 million Lusaka city road expansion to support Zambia’s decongestion project.

LASTMA: Lagos gridlocks over soon

Mr Chris Olakpe, the Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, says the current gridlocks along some corridors within the state will soon be over.

Flood sacks Lagos residents, traders count losses

The residents of Irepodun Street in Dopemu area of Lagos wailed loudly as flood from Saturday’s early morning downpour took over their homes.

10-year-old boy crushed to death during football match

A 10-year-old boy has lost his life in an accident at the Olopomeji end of the Oworonshoki Expressway, Lagos State, during a football match at a recreation ground near the road.

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Federal government targets N800 million to increase mass housing

The Chief Executive Office of Family Homes Funds (FHF), Femi Adewole, has said the Federal Government is targeting over N800 million to provide affordable mass housing for Nigerians.
Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: I’ll increase Ogun IGR by 50 percent, if elected

The All Progressives’ Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun, Mr Dapo Abiodun, has promised to increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by 50 per cent within his first year in office, if elected.

Afe Babalola backs agitations for restructuring

An eminent lawyer and founder of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola, has restated that restructuring of the lopsidedness of Nigerian structures remain the panacea to solving the hydra-headed problems confronting the nation.

Police arrest father for allegedly defiling daughter

The Police Command in Lagos state has arrested 58-year-old commercial motorcyclist, named withheld, for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old daughter.

FAAN: Federal government to inaugurate new Abuja airport terminal before December 31

Saleh Dunoma, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, says the new terminal building of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport will be inaugurated before the end of December.