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Gunmen kidnap Oyo council boss

Gunmen have reportedly kidnapped the Chairman, Iganna Local Council Development Area of Oyo State, Mr Olayiwola Adeleke.
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.

#EndSARS: Calabar residents invade virus relief warehouse

Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, on Friday evening, invaded a warehouse believed to stash a large volume of COVID-19 palliatives yet to be distributed to the people of the state.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, visited Local Government Secretariats, Police Stations, and other facilities attacked by hoodlums in the state.

#EndSARS: Lagos governor visits burnt police stations, razed facilities

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, visited Local Government Secretariats, Police Stations, and other facilities attacked by hoodlums in the state.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Two policemen, informant, five looters killed as unrest continues in Lagos

Pandemonium broke on Thursday, in Ikotun, Alimosho area of Lagos State following the killing of about five hoodlums who were shot dead by Mobile Police, Mopol, after attacking a popular supermarket and looted various items in the process.
The Police Command in Plateau has arrested 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms.

#EndSARS: Police kill five hoodlums, arrest scores in Lagos

Pandemonium broke in Ikotun, Alimosho area of Lagos State following the killing of about five hoodlums who were shot dead by Mobile Police, Mopol, after attacking a popular supermarket and looted various items in the process.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday charged members of his cabinet and Lagos State Government officials to brace up for optimum performance.2

Lagos governor flags off construction of 377 roads, power projects across wards

In keeping promises made during the electioneering, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off the execution of 377 state-wide projects across all wards in the State.

Lagos, Ogun residents decry extortion, harassment on community link-bridge

Some residents of Ayetuntun, a border community between Ogun and Lagos states, on Monday, protested alleged extortion and harassment on a link-bridge in the area.
The Lagos state Commisioner for Housing, Mr Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, disclosed this during an inspection of LAGOSHOMS 1188 Sangotedo housing clusters in Eti-Osa LGA.

Official: Lagos to deliver 774 housing units at Sangotedo by December

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would deliver 774 housing units to beneficiaries at Sangotedo in Eti-Osa Local Government Area (LGA) of the state in December this year.

Firemen prevent inferno at site of vandalised NNPC’s pipeline in Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Fire Service and other emergency responders are currently battling to prevent possible outbreak of fire, following leakage from a vandalised Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipeline at Iyana-Odo on Atlas Cove-Mosimi System 2B Pipeline segment, in Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area, Alimosho LGA.
The Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, Babatunde Oke, is dead.

Lagos loses second council boss in two months

The Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, Babatunde Oke, is dead.
KIDNAPPING

Gunmen kidnap Nasarawa monarch, demand N7 million ransom

Some gunmen have kidnapped a traditional ruler in Nasarawa State, Alhaji Mohammed Dankawo.

Agbado Oke-Odo council inaugurates new vice chairman, secretary

Mr David Famuyiwa, Executive Chairman of Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos, has inaugurated the new Vice Chairman and Secretary to the LCDA (SLG) at the Council’s Secretariat to fill in the existing vacancies.

Nigerian Navy reaches out to 1,000 families in Lagos, Ogun

The Nigerian Navy (NN) at the weekend gave succour to about 1,000 vulnerable families in Lagos and Ogun states to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Friday, raised the alarm, over a distressed building in the state.

LASEMA raises alarm over distressed three-storey building

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Friday, raised the alarm, over a distressed building in the state.
Mr. Shamsudeen Olaleye, the Executive Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday said the popular Aswani market in Lagos would no longer be opened on Tuesdays but on Wednesdays.

Aswani market in Lagos now opens on Wednesday – council chief

Mr. Shamsudeen Olaleye, the Executive Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday said the popular Aswani market in Lagos would no longer be opened on Tuesdays but on Wednesdays.
Africa’s richest businessman, Aliko Dangote, has donated a mobile testing centre with the capacity to test 400 people for COVID-19 daily, to the Kano State Government.

CACOVID to distribute 70,000 loaves of bread to Lagos residents

The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has commenced the distribution of 5000 loaves of bread per day for the next 14 days to individuals and families in different locations in Lagos State.

Lockdown: Firm partners Lagos to feed 10,000 people daily

Rendeavour, Africa’s largest private city developer and partner to the Lagos State Government on the Alaro City project, has commenced free food programme that will provide food for 10,000 people daily to cushion the effects of the lockdown imposed by the government to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Monsurudeen Oloyede Bello

Lagos council chief debunks death rumour

The LCDA Media Officer, Kunle Oladele, said news report of the death of Chairman of Ejigbo Local Government in Osun, Gbenga Ayegbayo, who died on April 4 after a brief illness, was mistaken for Bello.

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Cross River governor relaxes 24 hours curfew

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Monday announced the relaxation of imposed curfew which was originally 24 hours dusk to dusk.

#EndSARS: Plateau arrest 307 suspects over destruction, looting of properties

The Plateau State Government says it has arrested 307 suspects over the recent destruction and looting of public and private properties in the state, as at Oct.26.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Troops kill dozens of terrorists in Borno

The troops of Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and neutralized several fighters at Ngwuri Gana along the Gulumba Gana-Kumshe axis as well as at Jumacheri near Damasak in the northern part of Borno State.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

#EndSARS: Don’t turn protest to Igbo affairs – South East governors

The Chairman of South-East Governors’ Forum and Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, has warned that the EndSARS protest must not be labelled as Igbo affairs.
At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Boko Haram: Eight farmers killed, 30 missing in Borno

No fewer than eight farmers have been killed when suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked them on their farmlands at the outskirts of Maiduguri in Konduga Local Government Area of the state, sources said.