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Lagos CJ Opeyemi Oke bows out of office Thursday

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, will on Thursday retire from service, four days before attaining the statutory 65 years retirement age.

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.

UTME: 390 visually impaired participate across Nigeria

No fewer than 390 visually impaired candidates are participating in the ongoing 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB).

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.

Cultism: Police arrest 33 suspects in Lagos

The Police in Lagos have arrested 33 persons allegedly involved to the clash on Wednesday between two rival cult groups at Fadeyi-Onipanu area where two persons were killed.

NRC: Train crushes beggar to death in Lagos

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday confirmed a passenger train crushed a beggar to death at Mushin area of Lagos.

Lagos lawmakers thank Asiwaju Tinubu, constituents, others over reelection

Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday took turns to hail the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, party stakeholders and constituents for their reelection in the just concluded polls.

Three men in court over alleged membership of cult, breach of peace

Three men, Amechi Dukur, Totimi Johnson and Yusuf Ahmed, were on Monday arraigned before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged membership of an unlawful society.

Police arrest suspected fraudster posing as MFM general overseer

The police in Lagos said they have arrested a computer science graduate who allegedly defrauded Nigerians by operating a fake facebook account of the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, have described the conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections as peaceful and transparent so far.

Lagos elections: Babajide Sanwo-Olu trounces Jimi Agbaje

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress is leading the candidate of the People`s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje with a wide margin.
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Lagos elections: Babajide Sanwo-Olu leads as INEC declares results of 15 local councils

Mr Babajide Sanwoolu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State leads in 15 local government areas of Lagos State.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, cast his vote at 10.53 a.m., at Femi Okunni Polling Unit, Ward 09 in Ikoyi during the governorship- State Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday

Sanwo-Olu leading Agbaje with 353,287 votes in 14 councils

The Governorship candidate of the People`s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, is coming a distant second to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the results announced so far.

Lagos elections: Nigerian Army arrests four for electoral offences

The suspects who were arrested at different locations within Ikeja, Mushin and Oshodi, were said to have conducted themselves in ways capable of disrupting the electoral process.
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Election: President Buhari leads in Lagos as INEC declares results of 15 LGAs

President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is in early lead as INEC collated presidential election results of 15 local government areas of Lagos state.
[FILES] Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote at one of the polling units in Lagos on February 23, 2019. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Police arrest nine for molesting voters in Lagos

Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations.

Two in court over alleged theft of phone worth N140,000

Two unemployed men: Azeez Noath and Ife Akinyemi, were on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for alleged theft of a Samsung phone valued at N140,000.

Two men docked for allegedly stealing housewife’s underwears

Two bus conductors, Peter Ayodele, 20, and Chibuzor David, 21, were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for allegedly stealing three underwears belonging to a housewife.
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President Buhari’s visit: Free flow of traffic on Lagos roads

The usual early morning traffic jam on major roads in Lagos was on Saturday absent as motorists and commuters moved freely from one part of the state to another.

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Senate presidency: Senator Ndume’s candidacy gives credibility to the contes – Senator Abdullahi

Chairman, Ahmad Lawan Campaign Group, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi, on Monday, said that Sen. Ali Ndume’s resolve to contest for the Senate president’s position has given credibility to the entire process.

Six Imo lawmakers defect to PDP

Six members of the Imo House of Assembly on Monday dumped their parties for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).