Home Topics Festac

Festac

Lagos seals three illegal container terminals, 19 additional contravening buildings

The Lagos State Government has sealed three illegal container terminals and two buildings in Amuwo-Odofin area and additional 17 buildings in Oniru Estate, Lekki, due to construction infractions.

FC Cologne sign Tolu Arokodare on loan from Valmiera

Bundesliga club FC Cologne have signed Nigerian striker Tolu Arokodare on a season-long loan from Latvian club Valmiera FC.

Customers express delight as Lagos restaurants resume dine-in

Some customers and restaurant operators in Lagos have expressed delight over the resumption of dine-in services in the state.

Lagos churches comply with coronavirus guidelines, as worship resumes

Churches in FESTAC Town in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State complied with the COVID-19 protocols as they resumed worship on Sunday.

Lagos to inaugurate committee on controlled easing of lockdown

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says he will formally inaugurate a committee on controlled easing of the Lockdown in the state on Thursday.

Lawyer petitions IGP over deaths from land dispute

Bayo Omoniyi, a lawyer representing the Kuje Amu­wo Royal family of Amuwo Odofin has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Mohammed, over killings in Festac and Amuwo Odofin areas of Lagos State.

Lagos residents express dissatisfaction with 14-day lockdown extension

Some residents in Festac area of Lagos on Tuesday expressed displeasure over the 14-day extension of the lockdown in the state, saying one week would have been bearable, but not two.

Another fire outbreak in Lagos

This is coming one week after no fewer than 23 people died in an explosion at Soba, Abule Ado area of FESTAC.

Another fire outbreak in Lagos

Another fire outbreak has engulfed some parts of 7th Avenue Area in Festac, not too far from the site of the recent explosion in the 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.

No pupil died in Abule Ado tragedy

The Catholic Archdiocese’ Education Director Jerome Oduntan on Tuesday disclosed that no pupil died in Sunday’s multiple explosions at Abule Ado, a Lagos suburb.

Official: No student died in Lagos blasts

None of the 268 pupils of Bethlehem Girls’ College present during Sunday’s explosions at Abule Ado, a Lagos suburb died in the incident, the Catholic Archdiocese’ Education Director said on Tuesday.

Houses collapse as explosion rocks Lagos

Some residents of Lagos State were on Sunday morning thrown into confusion following an explosion.

Police nab three with human skull in Lagos

The Police in Lagos have arrested three suspects alleged to have been responsible for the removal of a human skull from a cemetery for ritual purposes.

Lagosians express concerns following NAFDAC’s alert on using paracetamol for food preparation

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment.

Lagos warns against encroachment on Festac land

Lagos state government weekend warned those who have encroached into Festac phase 2, as their action is inimical to the housing project being proposed by the federal government on the expansive land located in Egolima District beside 7th Avenue, Festac phase1, Lagos.

Man docked for allegedly defiling 6-year old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 43-year-old man, Amarachi Chukwuneke, in Kirikiri Correctional Centre, for allegedly defiling his six-year-old daughter.

How Lagos policemen abducted me, extorted N185,000 – fashion designer

A fashion designer, Joseph Ejiro, has narrated how he was allegedly abducted by some policemen from the Festac Town Police Post and made to pay a ransom before he was released.

Recent Stories

#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

The Lagos State government said it would investigate reports of shootings at the Lekki Toll plaza, which followed the 24-hour curfew imposed to stop criminals hiding under the #ENDSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens.

#EndSARS: Stop killing peaceful protesters – Hillary Clinton tells President Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has made a public appeal to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to end the killing of peaceful protesters.

Manchester United set new club record after another Champions League win vs Paris Saint-Germain

Manchester United's victory against PSG in the Champions League has seen the club win 10 consecutive away games for the first time in their history.

‘Away’ canceled at Netflix after one season

Netflix seems to be on a cancelation streak as of late, and the science fiction space drama Away is the streaming service’s latest victim.

Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.