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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court remands caterer for punching baker to death

A High Court in Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday ordered that a 28-year-old caterer, Imoleayo Robinson, who allegedly punched a baker to death during a fight, be remanded in a correctional centre.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun governor urges federal government to declare state of emergency on federal roads

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on federal roads in the country.
Major roads and highways in Lagos State were deserted by okada and tricycle riders on Saturday as the ban on them from plying certain routes in the metropolis takes effect.

Commuters groan as effect of ban on motorcycles, tricycles bites harder in Lagos

The recent ban by the Lagos State Government on motorbikes (Okada) and tricycle (Keke NAPEP, Maruwa) for commercial transportation has generated a lot of controversies since it took effect on February 1, 2020.

Unemployed man docked for ‘attempting to steal car’

A 39-year-old unemployed man, Segun Awoleye, who allegedly attempted to steal a car on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will on Tuesday launch Lagos Ferry Services, (LAGFERRY) commercial operations with the commissioning of 14 ferry boats for public transportation on Lagos waterways.

Okada ban: Lagos governor to launch commercial ferry operations

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, will on Tuesday launch Lagos Ferry Services, (LAGFERRY) commercial operations with the commissioning of 14 ferry boats for public transportation on Lagos waterways.

Okada, Keke ban: Lagos council records total compliance

As the much-awaited enforcement of Lagos State Traffic Rule kicked off Saturday total compliance was noticed in Ikorodu especially at Ikorodu Roundabout, Benson Bus-stop and Sagamu Road as commercial motorcycles popularly called ‘Okada Rider’ and tricycles popularly called ‘Keke NAPEP’ or ‘Keke Marwa’ kept off the axis.

Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos government arrests 14 illegal sand dredgers in Banana Island

The Lagos State Government has arrested 14 illegal sand dredgers on the shoreline of Ikoyi-Lekki axis in Banana Island during a compliance enforcement exercise.

Applicant remanded for ‘rape of nine-year old girl’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos State has ordered that a 21-year-old applicant, Amos Victor, who allegedly defiled a nine-year-old girl, be remanded in prison pending legal advice.

Seven killed in Lagos cult clash

Seven persons have died in a clash between two rival cult groups in Ijede area of Ikorodu, Lagos State.
Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Olusegun Dawodu

Lagos government flags off training for 300 people living with disabilities

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday flagged off vocational training for 300 People Living with Disabilities in the state and assured that it would continue to support and provide protection for them.

Lagos announces no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles — full list

The Lagos State government, without a formal ban, has shut out motorcyclists and tricyclists from many of the state roads and bridges, with immediate effect.

Woman docked for allegedly stealing TV sets

An 32-year-old unemployed woman, Eunice Samuel, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing television sets worth N947,000

Lagos empowers 40 youths fish farmers

Lagos State Government on Wednesday empowered 40 youth fish farmers in the sea caging culture system in Afowo Community in Badagry with 40 cages of 1,000 juvenile catfish per cage under the Cage Culture Project, an economical use of open water to develop aquaculture and improve nutrition.

Trader docked over alleged N113,000 phone theft

A 40-year-old trader, James Isaac, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged stealing of two phones valued at N113,000.
Mrs Olubukola Agede, the baby’s mother, Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, carrying Baby Agede, (Born at 12:01 am, Weight: 2kg & Male), Mr Oluremi Hamzat, wife of Deputy Governor and Professor Akin Abayomi, Commissioner for Health, at Ijede General Hospital, during the Goodwill visit to Public Hospitals in Lagos State to welcome the 1st Baby of the Year 2020 by wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, Yesterday

2020: Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu welcomes first babies in four Lagos hospitals

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, today, welcomed and presented gifts items to the first babies of the year in four state-owned health facilities.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos declares free bus ride on January 1

In order to reduce traffic congestion and road crashes associated with drunkenness prevalent during festive periods, Lagos Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared free bus ride for commuters in Lagos on New Year’s Day.

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