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Christmas: Lagos governor grants clemency to nine prison inmates

Nine prison inmates awaiting death and others serving different jail terms got an unusual gift on Christmas day as Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, signed two Executive Orders, commuting death sentences of three to life imprisonment and setting six others free.
Gbenga Omotoso

Lagos: Blue rail line to commence operation next year

Lagos State government on Sunday gave an assurance that by December 2020, the Blue Rail Line project will come on stream and will be fully operational in the next two years from Mile 2 to Marina in its aggressive drive to address the transportation problem in the state.
Power

Electricity workers suspend nationwide strike

Eko Electricity Distribution Company made this known via its Twitter handle @EKEDP on Thursday.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Special status for Lagos, best way to honour Mobolaji Johnson

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged contemporary leaders to draw inspiration from the legacies bequeathed by the late first military Governor of the State, Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (retd).
L:R The Area Manager, Lagos Area Office, Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority ( NIWA),Engr. Sarat Braimah, Managing Director, Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Hon Abdulbaq Balogun, Comander Police NIWA, CSP Usman Tahir and Director, Admnistration and Human Resources, Mrs Taiwo Abiodun during a courtesy visit by Management of LAGFERRY to NIWA at CMS Marina Lagos… on Wednesday 28th November, 2019.

Lagos government set to increase fleet of ferries on inland waterways

In fulfilment of the promise to revitalize water transportation and make it a viable alternative means of transportation, the Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to increase its fleet of ferries to twenty (20) before the end of 2019.
Tunji Bello

Lagos government orders traders, drivers to vacate Marina

The Lagos State Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, has ordered all street traders, squatters and commercial drivers to vacate the Outer Marina area or get prosecuted.
Traders at the popular Oyingbo Market in Lagos have been counting their losses following its closure by Lagos State government over environmental infractions.

Traders count losses over Lagos market closure

Traders at the popular Oyingbo Market in Lagos have been counting their losses following its closure by Lagos State government over environmental infractions.
An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.

Italian club fires coach for winning 27-0 in football league

An Italian youth club fired manager Massimiliano Riccini for disrespecting the opposition after his team bagged a 27-0 win on Saturday.

Supreme Court fixes date to hear cross-appeal against central bank, Cecilia Ibru

The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned a cross appeal against the Central Bank of Nigeria seeking to compel it to disclose information under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has appealed to water consumers in Lagos Island, particularly residents of Onikan and its environs to bear with the corporation as it reassured of regular water supply soon.

Fire outbreak: Lagos water corporation assures of water supply

The Lagos Water Corporation (LWC) has appealed to water consumers in Lagos Island, particularly residents of Onikan and its environs to bear with the corporation as it reassured of regular water supply soon.
Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS ,Marina, Apongbon and Yaba.

Lagos Taskforce raids CMS, Yaba, others, impounds 134 okadas

Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency (Taskforce) have impounded 134 commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’ for plying restricted routes along CMS, Marina, Apongbon and Yaba.
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 emergency on damaged roads, orders eight contractors to begin work

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor pledges support for military schools

The Lagos State Government will be supporting secondary schools established by the military formation across the State to increase access to education for residents.

Lagos government declares zero tolerance for street trading

Lagos State Government on Thursday declared zero tolerance for street trading and parking of vehicles on the walkways and highways.

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of detainees

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of all detainees in their custody and the locations they were being kept.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, taking his Oath of Office as the 15th Governor of the State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, on Wednesday

Why I’m urging federal government to open up Badagry – Lagos governor

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the weekend said the reason the state government has been appealing to the federal government to open up Badagry was to boost commerce, businesses and tourism potential of the axis.

Femi Falana threatens to sue NHRC over Nigerian Navy’s ‘illegal’ detention

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Thursday threatened to sue the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) if it fails to take appropriate actions against the Nigerian Navy (NN) for alleged illegal detention of 67 persons.

Femi Falana gives NHRC ultimatum to compel Navy for release of detainees or face...

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has given the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), seven days ultimatum to compel the Nigerian Navy for the release of detainees in its custody or face legal action.

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has brought two Nigerian youth defenders Tobi Omole and Tolaji Bola into first-team training amid an injury crisis.

Mikel Arteta promotes two Nigerian youngsters to Arsenal’s first team

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has brought two Nigerian youth defenders Tobi Omole and Tolaji Bola into first-team training amid an injury crisis.
The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.

Igbo not ready for 2023 presidency – Muslim leader

The president of Al Ikhwaan Fillahi Muslim Society of Nigeria based in the South-South and South-East geo-political zones, Barr. Muhammed Ndoka Elunor, says that Igbo politicians are not yet ready to assume the Presidency in 2023.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala have no problem playing together, insists Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri.

Maurizio Sarri: It’s a myth that Cristiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dybala can’t play together

Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala have no problem playing together, insists Juventus head coach Maurizio Sarri.

Road accidents claim 31 lives in Ogun

The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) in Ogun, said that no fewer than 31 persons died in various road accidents across the state during the Christmas and New year period.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

Yoruba group to hold protest in support of Amotekun

Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.