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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.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says all boats operating on the state’s waterways are due for inspection in December. The General Manager of the LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos.

LASWA withdraws 5 boats, confiscates 55 life jackets over safety concerns

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) said Tuesday that it had withdrawn and confiscated five boats and 55 life jackets from the waterways, following its just-concluded bi-annual safety inspection.

Two docked for ’embezzling’ N4.9 million belonging to Lagos superstore

Two accountants with the Ogolonto-Ikorodu branch of Justrite Superstore were on Tuesday docked at an Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly embezzling the company’s N4.9 million.
Obafemi Hamzat

Lagos deputy governor apprehends commercial drivers for driving against traffic

Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, on Saturday apprehended two commercial drivers and their buses for driving against traffic.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor admonishes Nigerians on religious tolerance

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State, on Saturday, admonished Nigerians to live harmoniously irrespective of religious belief and faith.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos governor declares free bus ride on Christmas for commuters

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared free bus ride for commuters in Lagos on Christmas Day.

NBA: Lawyers instead of police should prosecute cases in magistrates’ courts

Mr Bayo Akinlade, the Chairman of the Ikorodu Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Monday frowned at the continued prosecution of cases in the magistrates’ courts by the police.

Lagos security guard arrested over boss’ death

A security guard has been arrested for allegedly killing his boss in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
The Nigeria Police has forcefully gained entry into the premises of a textile company Nichemtex Limited, Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos State where Hundreds of junior workers of the company have embarked on a peaceful demonstration for the past four days.

Police gain forceful entry into textile company to stop protesters

The Nigeria Police has forcefully gained entry into the premises of a textile company Nichemtex Limited, Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos State where Hundreds of junior workers of the company have embarked on a peaceful demonstration for the past four days.

Dolapo Osinbajo: Abuse against women is offence against humanity

Wife of Nigeria Vice president Dolapo Osibanjo has said that abuse against women in any form is wrong and offensive against collective humanity.

Lagos gets court order to auction 108 vehicles

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has obtained a court order to auction 108 forfeited/abandoned vehicles to interested members of the public.
Yinka Egbeyemi, chairman of Lagos state environment and special offense taskforce, has ordered the release of vehicles impounded at the agency’s traffic yard in Ikorodu.

Lagos taskforce set to auction 108 impounded vehicles

The Lagos State Government, through the State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences Unit, is set to auction 108 vehicles impounded over various traffic offences to interested members of the public on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 3rd and 4th respectively.

RCCG re-launches foundation, unveils charity shops in Lagos

His Love Foundation, the charity arm of The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has re-launched ‘It New To Me Charity Shop’, a charity shop established by the foundation to cater to the needs of people and the lower rungs of society.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

Imohini Edgal becomes third Akwa Ibom police commissioner in two weeks

Barely a week after Mr Kenneth Ebrimson assumed duty as the 28th Commissioner of Police (CP) in the Akwa Ibom State Police Command, he has been removed, with a new CP immediately appointed as his replacement.

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Coronavirus lockdown: Soldiers were not killed in Delta – commissioner

Against the rumour making the rounds, Delta State Government has said soldiers were not killed in Warri, Delta State, urging the public, particularly Deltans, to discountenance video clips purportedly on Warri residents defying the stay-at-home order of the state government over the Coronavirus pandemic.

President Buhari salutes Comrade Oshiomhole at 68

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on his 68th birthday, wishing him more wisdom and strength as he continues to pilot affairs of the ruling party.