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The Special Adviser on Housing to the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, stated this during a press briefing to commemorate the second year in office of the governor.

Lagos to deal with fraudulent estate agents

The Lagos State government has vowed to deal ruthlessly with real estate agents who exploit and defraud residents, saying that their days are numbered.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Lagos recovers N50 million over fraudulent real estate activities

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.

Travellers burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has said an unspecified number of persons were burnt to death in an auto crash on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
The Lagos State Government has said traffic will be diverted from the Ojota underpass to Demurin junction on the Ikorodu corridor, to allow reconstruction work on the Ketu-Mile 12 section of the Lagos-Ikorodu road.

Lagos government closes Ojota underpass

The Lagos State Government has said traffic will be diverted from the Ojota underpass to Demurin junction on the Ikorodu corridor, to allow reconstruction work on the Ketu/Mile 12 section of the Lagos/Ikorodu road.
The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement issued, said the diversion was necessary to address the worsening state of the access road at the Independence Tunnel, Maryland.

Lagos government announces traffic diversion at Independence tunnel May 3

The Lagos State Government has announced that traffic from the Main Carriageway inbound Anthony will be diverted from Monday, May 3, 2021.
Nigerian comedian, Caleb Itietie, better known as Calibird, is dead.

Nigerian comedian Calibird passes on

Nigerian comedian, Caleb Itietie, better known as Calibird, has passed on.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Oxygen demand in Lagos spikes to 400 cylinders daily

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the demand for oxygen by coronavirus patients has increased to 400 cylinders per day.
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Closure of Third Mainland Bridge: Lagos releases alternative routes

The Lagos State Government has released alternative routes following planned closure of Third Mainland Bridge from Saturday to Monday.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

ICAN charges members on integrity

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has encouraged members to always uphold the values of objectivity and integrity for which the institute is known.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Lagos coronavirus sample tests near 264,000 – official

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday the state government had conducted 263, 358 valid COVID-19 sample tests since inception of the pandemic.
The Lagos State Government Wednesday said it has reopened the Indo Isolation Centre at Anthony to create more bed spaces for severe to critical cases of COVID-19 patients in the state.

Lagos reopens isolation centre as coronavirus infections spike

The Lagos State Government Wednesday said it has reopened the Indo Isolation Centre at Anthony to create more bed spaces for severe to critical cases of COVID-19 patients in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu earmarks N15 billlion for Rebuilding Lagos Project

Aftermath of #EndSARS destruction of Lagos in October 2020, the state government has earmarked N15 billion for the Rebuilding Project/Trust Fund in this year budget .

Nigerian doctors knock states for reopening schools

Pupils are resuming in some states on Monday despite the caution by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control that schools should remain shut to contain the Corovnavirus spike.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Lagos government commissions Etiosa triage, oxygen therapy centre

The Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo Olu yesterday commissioned a permanent Triage and Oxygen Therapy Centre in Eti-Osa Local Government Area to provide swift emergency oxygen therapy to critical COVID-19 cases in the area.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

Driver sentenced to 50 hours community service for stealing

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday in Lagos sentenced a driver, John Anebi, to 50 hours community service for stealing a phone, valued at N50,000.
A member, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Rotimi Abiru, has appealed to Nigerian youths to remain calm and embrace peaceful resolution of their grievances.

Lagos by-election: Assemblyman advises INEC to improve on voter registration

Rotimi Abiru, a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has advised INEC to improve on the voter registration exercise conducted in the country.
Mark Odigie, an information technologist, could not permit his wife, Tope Mark Odigie, to drive alone to nearby Ketu-Ikosi Road, headquarters of Television Continental (TVC), where she works as a co-host of the station’s popular breakfast talk show.

CPJ: 12 journalists, 5 media outlets attacked during #EndSARS protests

In the report published on Wednesday, the CPJ said the journalists who covered the protests against police brutality and call for the abolition of the country’s Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad police unit were attacked.
1. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: Police stations razed in Lagos

At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.
Lagos Police Commissioner Hakeem Odumosu

#EndSARS: Lagos CP condemns burning of Ikotun, Ojodu police stations

The Commissioner of Police (CP), Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, on Thursday warned that the command will neutralise any move that will jeopardise security architecture and the maintenance of law and order in Lagos state.
The Tiv community in Kadarko, Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state has called on the state governor, Abdullahi Sule to deploy more security personnel to curtail the frequent attacks on their people.

Nasarawa governor orders immediate evacuation of flood victims

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has ordered the immediate evacuation of all the displaced persons by flood in Nasarawa town of Nasarawa local government area of the state.

Petrol tanker crashes into five cars in Lagos

A gasoline-laden truck crashed into five cars in the Anthony area of Lagos, in what was the second reported accident in Nigeria’s commercial capital city on Monday, September 14, 2020.
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it remained on standby to support all responders across stakeholder agencies for COVID 19 known as Coronavirus.

LASEMA: Two died, six injured in a four vehicles accident

Two persons died on the spot while four others were seriously injured in an accident along Anthony-inward-Gbagada on Tuesday night in Lagos.

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World Bank: Nigeria responsible for over 40 percent diaspora remittances in Sub Saharan Africa

In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,

Femi Falana: Southern governors should legalise open grazing ban to prosecute offenders

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo governor: Nigeria’s unity must be on social justice, equity

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
Demonstrators gather outside the army headquarters in Khartoum on Tuesday [Ashraf Shazly-AFP]

Two people killed in Sudan rally over 2019 protest killings

At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen abduct graduate, one other in Ondo community

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.

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Missing Kano student found dead

A 22-year-old student of the Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Ahmad Abubakar Idiris, has been found dead, five days after he was reported missing from the school.

Oil spill: Agip shuts down oil well in Bayelsa

The Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Wednesday confirmed an oil leak from its Idu oilfields at Egbebiri settlement within Biseni in Yenagoa Local Government Area in Bayelsa, resulting in its shutdown.
Manchester United are set to reject any proposals for Donny van de Beek to leave Old Trafford with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer having the Dutch midfielder firmly in his plans according to The Sun.

Donny van de Beek accused of making Manchester United move with ‘big boy’ attitude

Donny van de Beek has been accused by Marco van Basten of leaving Ajax for Manchester United with a "big boy" attitude, with the Dutch icon of the opinion that too many players depart Amsterdam believing that they have already made it.
A demonstrator takes part in a protest demanding government action to tackle poverty, police violence and inequalities in the health and education systems, in Bogota, Colombia May 6, 2021. REUTERS-Luisa Gonzalez-File Photo

Cuba protests diplomat’s expulsion from Colombia amid protests

Communist-run Cuba called in Colombia's ambassador on Friday to protest the expulsion of one of its diplomats from the Andean country amid a wave of violent protests against its right-wing government.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo governor charges Nigerians to work for unity of the country

Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has said that he believes in one Nigeria and therefore urged Nigerians to continue to coexist peacefully.