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Former Lagos commissioner begs governor to regulate, not ban okada

Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, a Commissioner for Home Affairs in Lagos State under the administration of Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu not to ban commercial motorcycle operators (okada) and tricycle (keke) in the state.

Man faces jail sentence for videotaping traffic warden on duty

Mr Israel Adejol, a resident of Lagos state, was on Monday docked in an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for videotaping a traffic warden while at his duty.
The House Committee on Land Transport has applauded the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for the impressive extent of work achieved on the current Lagos-Ibadan rail project.

Rail project: Lagos government announces road closure in Ikeja, Iganmu

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday announced that it would close two roads to traffic on Jan.9 and Jan.11 respectively.
From left: Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti; Director of Highways Construction and Rehabilitation, Mr Oluyemi Oguntominiyi; Mr Devakumar Edwin of Dangote Group; Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola; and Alhaji Aliko Dangote, during the inspection of Apapa-Oshodi Road construction, in Lagos on Saturday (28/12/19).

Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota highway to be completed before end of 2020

Motorists will have to endure additional 12 months of nerve-breaking traffic on the Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway for the rehabilitation of the road to be completed, according to the Federal Government.
A photographer at the National Stadium, Surulere, who gave his name as Azeez said smartphones were really spoiling their business as they now used soft copies to market their services.

Yuletide: Photographers attribute low patronage to use of smart phones

Photographers at recreational venues in parts of Lagos on Wednesday attributed the low patronage of their services by fun-seekers to the use of their personal mobile phones.

Nigeria’s growth: The church has done so well – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, hailed the church for efforts in enhancing national cohesion for Nigeria’s growth and development.

Court remands man for beating up wife’s four-year-old relative

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday, ordered that a 34-year-old man, Babatunde Olatunji, who allegedly beat up his wife’s four-year-old relative, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending bail.
The commercial vehicle that fell into canal in front of National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos on Monday

29 passengers escape death as bus plunges into canal in Lagos

The 29 passengers on a board a commercial bus that plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre Complex, Iganmu, Lagos, on Monday. were all rescued unhurt.

Federal government to raise N1.07 trillion from sale of assets to fund budgets

The Federal Government is planning to raise about N1.07tn from the sale of property and businesses in the next three years to shore up dwindling revenues.
The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.

Popular Lagos bus stop relocated over railway construction

The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Plant a tree to celebrate memorable events

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday urged residents to plant trees to celebrate memorarable events to ensure safer, greener environments and to save the planet from further destruction.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor-elect mourns demise of National Theatre chief Stella Oyedepo

Kwara State Governor-elect AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has condoled with Dr Hezekiah Oyedepo over the death of his wife, Stella.
The General Manager of the National Theatre, Iganmu, Dr Stella Oyedepo, is reportedly dead.

National Theatre chief Stella Oyedepo feared dead in auto crash

The General Manager of the National Theatre, Iganmu, Dr Stella Oyedepo, is reportedly dead.
To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Flooding: Federal government begins cleaning of Lagos highway drains

To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Yuletide: Fun seekers bemoan low events at National Theatre

Some fun seekers that thronged the National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, on Wednesday in celebration of the Boxing Day, complained about low events at the complex.

Okoi Obono-Obla: Oil firms contribute to Nigeria’s economic problems

Some oil companies operating in Nigeria are contributing to the country’s economic adversity, chairman of the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, said on Monday.
Federal Ministry of Works officials demolishing an illegal fence habouring social miscreants under Carter Bridge ramp in Lagos

Federal government begins illegal structures demolition under Lagos Bridges

The Federal Ministry of Works in Lagos State has begun demolition of illegal structures under bridges used as hideouts by miscreants and other illegal activities, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Minister Amaechi to lead Cycling Lagos celebrity race

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, will lead other cycling enthusiasts in the Celebrity Race of the Cycling Lagos event on August 25.

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BMO: Nothing will stop us from promoting government programmes

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says nothing will deter it from promoting laudable activities of the Federal Government.

ADF rejects community policing plan for South-East

The Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) has rejected a community policing proposal for the South-East region.
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NWFL: Why we should get a percentage of FIFA’s $194K largesse to clubs

The board of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) headed by Aisha Falode at the weekend came out strongly to make a case for the league board to be given a percentage of the FIFA largesse to Nigerian clubs whose players were paraded at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.