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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

LASTMA: If my brother breaks traffic law, arrest him – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

June 12: Why President Buhari must restructure Nigeria – General Akinrinade

Former Chief of Army Staff, Rtd General Alani Akinrinade on Wednesday said it is imperative for President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the vexed issue of restructuring for the good of the country.

Governor Ambode: I have served humanity, posterity will judge me

As he prepares to bow out of office, Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Friday said he has served humanity throughout his reign and that posterity will judge him.
Herdsmen

Four feared killed as farmers, herders clash in Ogun

About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Four dead as tricycle collides with train in Lagos

Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos.
Paul Usoro

NBA president’s money laundering trial adjourned till May 10

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has adjourned till May 10 hearing of all pending applications filed by counsel representing the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA President, Paul Usoro.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court strikes out suit challenging election of Anglican Bishop

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has struck out a suit filed by 10 prominent members of the Church Nigeria Anglican Communion, Lagos Diocese, challenging the election held by the church to select the new Bishop of the Diocese.

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.
The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.

Police arrest two suspects who allegedly kidnapped Lagos fire service chief, six others

The Police in Lagos said they have arrested two suspects in connection with the kidnap of the Director of Fire Service, Lagos, Rasaki Musibau and six others.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday visited the family of Kolade Johnson who was shot dead by a police officer while watching football at Onipetesi area of Agege, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. 2

In Pictures: Governor-elect Sanwo-Olu visits family of slain Kolade Johnson

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday visited the family of Kolade Johnson who was shot dead by a police officer while watching football at Onipetesi area of Agege, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Witness: How billions of Naira loans were written off for Senator Saraki’s company, others

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has been told how billions of Naira loans taken by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and others from the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, were written off by Dr. Erastus Akingbola’s successor, Lai Alabi.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Lagos APYF backs Femi Gbajabiamila for Reps Speaker

The Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressive Youth Forum (APYF), has declared its full support to the decision of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and the National Leader,...
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Speakership: South West APC Reps vow to abide by party’s consensus

All Progressives Congress House of Representatives members-elect from six states in Southwest Nigeria rose from a closed-door meeting at the Ibadan Business School, Bodija, on Friday and pledged to stand by the party’s decision on the House leadership structure.
Stakeholders on Tuesday called for thee involvement of professionals in the built industry in order to stem rising cases of collapsed buildings in Lagos State.

Stakeholders want involvement of professionals to stem collapsed buildings in Lagos

Stakeholders on Tuesday called for thee involvement of professionals in the built industry in order to stem rising cases of collapsed buildings in Lagos State.

Two die as three-storey building collapses in Lagos

Two people have been confirmed dead as a three-storey building collapsed in Ijora Badia area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, on Saturday.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court begins trial of man attempting to print N20 billion counterfeit Naira notes

The Department of State Services, DSS, on Tuesday began the trial of one Mr John Elem, alleged to have attempted to print counterfeit Naira notes worth N20 billion.

Police uncover illegal drug factory, arrest four suspected fake drug manufacturers

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Intelligence Response Team, has uncovered an illegal drug factory and arrested four suspected fake drug manufacturers at Ikotun area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello (2nd right) presenting certificates, plaque and gifts to Onisarotu Oluwatoyin Adesina at the 2018 Pens Down Ceremony for 21 Permanent Secretaries. With them are the Head of Service of Lagos State, Folasade Adesoye (Left) and Alhaji Waliu Onibon (Right).

Lagos sends forth 21 retired permanent secretaries

The Lagos State Government on Thursday sent forth 21 Permanent Secretaries (PS) who retired from the civil service between January and November, 2018.

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Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda

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Huawei delays its first 5G phone Mate X until September

Huawei’s first 5G phone, the $2,600 foldable tablet-phone hybrid Mate X, will miss its originally expected June release date in favor of a revised September release.

NUSA: Another Nigeria allegedly tortured to death by South African Police

Another Nigerian Citizen, Maxwell Ikechuku Okoye, from Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State, has been allegedly killed by members of the South African Police Service in Ladysmith, Kwa-zulu-Natal Province.

Two storey building collapses in Warri

An uncompleted two storey building, still under construction, in the Marine Quarters axis of Warri, collapsed to the ground on Friday, leaving a huge heap of rubbles.
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei replaces Android OS with ‘Hongmeng’

China’s Huawei is in the process of potentially launching its “Hongmeng” operating system (OS) to replace the US Android OS, an executive confirmed after it was reported that the company has applied to trademark the OS in various countries.