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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Universal health coverage in Lagos by 2025 – governor

Lagos State has set a six-year target to achieve universal health coverage, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosing on Thursday that the government would work assiduously towards achieving the goal and making affordable healthcare accessible for all residents by 2025.

My husband calls me barren – woman tells court

A 40-year-old businesswoman, Temidayo Amosa, on Friday dragged husband, Omotosho, before an Igando Customary Court, for allegedly calling her a barren woman.

Inadequate work space hampers productivity – Lagos council official

Mr Johnson Olukoya, Coordinator, Skill Acquisition and Empowerment Scheme at the Ikotun-Igando Local Government Council Development Area (LCDA) has said that inadequate work space was hampering the scheme’s productivity.
Elkana also said that detectives from Ilemba Hausa Division, arrested two suspects, one Mr Gidion Amuzie, 25, and Godspower Imafidion, 25, of Satellite Town, Lagos.

Four ‘notorious robbers’ arrested for killing cop in Lagos

A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Igando, CSP Taiwo Kasumu, have arrested four notorious armed robbery suspects.

NYSC rewards doctor, geographer for Lagos projects

A medical doctor, Saudat Ayomide Aminu, and a Geographer, Babatunde Ajiwokewu, who completed their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in June were honoured during the closing ceremony of the three- week orientation programme for 2019 Batch B Stream II corps members at the Lagos camp on Monday.

Police kill disarmed thieves in Lagos

A video posted on the social media has revealed the moment operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad shot dead two suspected phone thieves in Lagos.

Court dissolves 13-year marriage after wife says husband impotent

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, dissolved a 13-year marriage between Mr Monday Adiri, and his wife, Dominica, on the grounds that she called him an impotent man.

Police nab 100 robbery suspects

Over 100 robbery suspects were arrested on the Mile 2-Badagry Expressway between January and this month, Lagos State Police Command has said.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos government orders contractors to comply with building guidelines

Lagos State government has advised contractors in the state to comply strictly with the guidelines set out for construction of houses or be blacklisted.

Adultery, sex denial crash 10-year-old marriage

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos State on Monday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage of a printer over adultery and denial of sex.

I slept with my brother-in-law thinking it was my husband – woman tells court

A trader, Mrs Kuditat Ajayi, 52, told an Igando Customary Court that she slept with her brother-in-law because she thought he was her husband.

Pastor remanded for allegedly defiling, impregnating 15 year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand in Kirikiri Prisons of a 36-year-old pastor, Pope Paul, who allegedly defiled and impregnated a 15-year-old girl.

Residents foil fresh pipeline fire in Lagos community

Barely five days after a deadly pipeline fire that killed over a dozen people at Ijegun town, north of Lagos, residents of the community have foiled another pipeline vandalism.

Six more victims of Lagos pipeline explosion confirmed dead

Six victims out of the 13 rescued by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) during July 4, 2019 pipeline explosion fire at Ijegun, Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, have died.
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Cleric charged with raping five-year-old

An Islamic Cleric, Abdulsalam Salaudeen, was on Monday remanded by an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in a mosque.

Pastor ends marriage over wife’s refusal to go for deliverance

A 44-year-old Pastor Omotilewa Oke on Monday secured a divorce at an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, over his wife’s refusal to go for deliverance.

Food seller electrocuted in Lagos

A food seller, Mrs Florence Imoh, 58, was electrocuted at her shop at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area, early on Monday morning.

Governor Ambode inaugurates arts theatre in Epe

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday evening inaugurated the ultra-modern Lagos Theatre in Epe, expressing fulfillment with the projects executed by his administration within the ancient town and the adjoining communities.

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