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As part of its efforts to find solution to the Apapa gridlock problems, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Capital to extend the use of barges to evacuate containers from the ports beyond Ikorodu to Epe.

NPA moves to solve Apapa gridlocks

As part of its efforts to find solution to the Apapa gridlock problems, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with APM Capital to extend the use of barges to evacuate containers from the ports beyond Ikorodu to Epe.

26 year old in court for allegedly stealing noodles, spaghetti

A painter, Michael Anifowoshe, 26, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing five cartons of noodles and five cartons of spaghetti.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode: Our integrated transport system firmly on track

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State governor, on Tuesday commissioned the Bariga Waterfront Jetty, five transport ferries and the Ilaje Road, saying the development shows that the state’s integrated transport management system is firmly on track.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), cutting the tape to commission the newly built Bariga Waterfront Jetty, Ilaje Road and Ferries during the commissioning at Bariga, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. With him are Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (right); Chairman/C.E.O, Lagos Ferry Services, Mr. Paul Kalejaiye (2nd right) and Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (left).

Governor Ambode: How killings in Ilaje forced me to build World Class Jetty

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has narrated how insecurity and killings at Ilaje community in Bariga, Lagos, forced him to build a world class Jetty and road in the area.

Lagos Assembly to intervene in LASPOTECH crisis

Lagos State House of Assembly has resolved to wade into the crisis rocking the state polytechnic over disagreement between the management and staff of the institution on salary structure.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to avoid the Lagos-Ibadan expressway because of traffic gridlock at Ibafo-Magboro, up to the Long Bridge.

Traffic logjam on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned motorists to avoid the Lagos-Ibadan expressway because of traffic gridlock at Ibafo-Magboro, up to the Long Bridge.
Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Senate confirms Abike Dabiri-Erewa as diaspora commission chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC).
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Court remands security man for allegedly defiling 11-year old schoolgirl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday ordered that a 26-year-old security man, Paul Oko, be remanded in prison for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old pupil of the school under his watch.

Man arraigned over alleged theft of goods worth N211, 000

A 27-year-old man, Saheed Eniola, who allegedly entered a premises to steal goods worth N211,000 was docked at an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Tuesday.
Bala Elkana

Police: Missing boy was found dead inside woman’s deep freezer

The police in Lagos State on Friday arrested a woman in whose deep freezer, the dead body of a six-year-old boy was allegedly found at Alapere in Ketu, area of the State.

Four teenagers plead guilty to stealing phones

Four teenagers on Thursday pleaded guilty before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court to a charge of stealing phones, valued at N250, 000.

Man in court for allegedly stealing items worth N51, 000

A 25-year-old man, Umaru Kabiru, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing items worth N51,000.
The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

Suspects: We took N5 million ransom to free Lagos Fire director

Two suspects allegedly involved in the recent kidnap of Lagos State Fire Service Director, Mr. Rasaki Musibau, and six others, had confessed collecting N5m ransom before releasing them.

Man remanded for allegedly stabbing father to death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of a 23-year-old man, Rasheed Shitta, for allegedly stabbing his father to death, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu threatens sanction for police principal officers over extra-judicial killings

Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has said principal officers of the Nigeria Police Force will be sanctioned if personnel under their supervision is found guilty of the misuse of firearms.
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Court remands man for allegedly defiling a minor

An Ikorodu Magistrate Court in Lagos State, on Tuesday ordered that an unemployed man, Abayomi Adebayo, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl be remanded in prison.

Traffic gridlock: Lagos government begins clampdown on illegal traders

The operatives of both the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Taskforce) Unit and the c) at the weekend jointly dislodged all illegal trading activities on road setbacks and walkways around Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

Police arrest two suspects who allegedly kidnapped Lagos fire service chief, six others

The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

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