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The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested another 71 miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi as part of efforts to rid the State of criminal elements, especially those operating at notorious blackspots across the metropolis.

Lagos government to auction 53 cars seized over traffic offences

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Taskforce) has concluded plans to auction 53 vehicles for violating traffic rules.

15-year old apprentice arraigned for ‘raping’ minor

The police on Friday arraigned a 15-year-old boy who allegedly defiled a 13-year-old girl in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Speaking during the extensive exercise, the Commissioner for Transportation. Dr. Fredric Oladeinde, expressed the government’s determination to ensure sanity on Lagos roads, assuring that the enforcement activities will be sustained until success is achieved.

Lagos embarks on massive law enforcement, arrests traffic offenders, street traders, miscreants

The Lagos State government has embarked on a massive clampdown on illegal activities in various areas of the metropolis, arresting traffic offenders, street traders and miscreants in Oyingbo, Idumota and Apapa.

Flood sweeps 11-year-old boy, rescuer to death in Lagos

Tragedy struck residents of Aboru and Iyana-Ipaja in Alimosho area of Lagos on Saturday as flood swept away an 11-year-old boy and his rescuer, one Wasiu at a canal linking Aburo and Iyana-Ipaja on Ige Road.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven dismissed soldiers for allegedly using military uniforms and accoutrements during robbery in the state.

Police: How dismissed soldiers use army uniforms for robbery

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven dismissed soldiers for allegedly using military uniforms and accoutrements during robbery in the state.
In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated.

Many federal roads in deplorable condition – survey

In spite of the efforts of intervention bodies such as the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), many federal roads across the country remain in deplorable condition, a survey has indicated.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

4,500 impounded ‘okadas’ awaiting governor’s directives – Lagos task force

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Rehabilitation: Motorists urged to avoid Lagos-Ibadan expressway if in haste

Motorists who are in a hurry to get to their destination on time have been asked to steer clear of the Berger to Ogun River section of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway due to rehabilitation works that might slow down traffic along the routes.
Frederic Oladeinde

Lagos set to unlock 60 major traffic gridlock areas

The Lagos State Government is set to unlock 60 identified major highway junctions and corridors critically affecting the free flow of traffic within the Lagos metropolis.

NYSC: Why there was ‘little uproar’ at Lagos orientation camp

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos State, on Monday said there was no riot by corps members at its orientation camp in Iyana-Ipaja, Lagos on Sunday.

Task force arrests 77 during midnight raid

Operatives of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) in a midnight raid in some parts of the State over the weekend arrested 77 suspected criminals including prostitutes.
Shuaibu Ibrahim NYSC

NYSC chief visits Ogun, Lagos camps preaches love, good conduct

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has advised corps members to be conscious of their conduct, interact freely and embrace teamwork in the cause of their call to national service.

NYSC coordinator tasks Governor Sanwo-Olu on befitting permanent orientation camp

Mr. Sunday Aroni, the new Lagos State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Thursday renewed call for the government to assist the agency in the construction of a befitting permanent orientation camp in the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, on Monday paraded 202 people, suspected of involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and other related crimes in Lagos State.

Lagos police launch ‘Operation Crush’, parade 202 suspected criminals

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, on Monday paraded 202 people, suspected of involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and other related crimes in Lagos State.
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Court remands man for defiling 10-year old girl

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 43-year-old man, Chukwuma Smart, in prison for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter.

Hairdresser docked for pouring hot beans on neighbour

A 40-year-old hairdresser, Oladunni Ayeni, who allegedly poured boiling beans water on a co-tenant, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court in Lagos.

Mike Ozekhome urges legal practitioners to step up pro bono services to poor litigants

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, on Saturday, urged legal practitioners to step up pro bono legal services to poor litigants.
Adeniji Kazeem, Lagos Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice and Chairman, DSVRT

Students beg Lagos government to pay outstanding bursary, scholarship

The National Union of Lagos State Students in tertiary institutions across the country has appealed to the Lagos State Government to release the outstanding payment of 2017/2018 bursary and scholarship of its members.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
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.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.