[VIDEO] Murdered lady: BRT driver opens up

March 8, 2022 Admin III 0

The driver of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) vehicle simply identified as Andrew who carried late Bamise Ayanwole has said he was threatened with weapons to do the bidding of his assailants. According to him, “When those guys showed me the weapons, I was filled with fear. Whatever they told me to do was what I did.”

NHP: Again, FG appeals to Lagos govt over land provision

March 7, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

The Federal Government has again appealed to Lagos State Government to provide land to enable its residents benefit from the National Housing Programme (NHP). The Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos, Mrs Margaret Adejobi, made the appeal in an interview recently in Lagos. According to Adejobi, only Lagos State is yet to provide land for the mass housing programme out Read More

Breaking: Missing lady found dead after boarding BRT in Lagos

March 7, 2022 Admin III 0

A 22-year-old lady, Miss Oluwabamise Ayanwole, who boarded Lagos Bus Rapid Transit vehicle weekend has been reportedly killed. Ayanwola got missing while returning to Ota from Ajah on Saturday, February 26 when she boarded a BRT bus with number 240257 going to Oshodi at about 7 p.m. at Chevron Bus-Stop. A close friend to the deceased has confirmed that her Read More

Real estate firm unveils two new luxury brands in Lagos

March 4, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

In its renewed effort in providing inspiring, regal, and lavishly built maisonette housing schemes in the country, The Address Homes Limited, a real estate development firm dedicated to the attainment, development, and management of bespoke deluxe contemporary homes, has added two new housing brand schemes into the Nigerian home market, as revealed by its management recently. Christened ‘Luxuria’ and ‘Dan Read More

LASPA intensifies campaign against indiscriminate parking in Lagos

March 4, 2022 Segun Odunewu, Lagos 0

The newly created Lagos State Parking Authority (LASPA) has rolled out its plans on how to tackle indiscriminate parking by vehicle owners on the streets of Lagos, while also listing various parking violations and offences henceforth in the State. Speaking at a parley with journalists in Lagos recently, General Manager of the agency, Adebisi Adelabu noted that parking problems have Read More

Lekki deep sea port 81% completed – ICRC

March 3, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) on Wednesday disclosed that the Lekki Deep Sea Port project is now over 80 percent completed. Although it was widely reported across several media outlets that the project is at 96 percent completion, the Commission wishes to clarify that the project is at 81.14 percent completion. A statement signed by Acting. Head, Media & Read More

NHP: Again, FG appeals to Lagos govt for land provision

February 28, 2022 Admin III 0

The Federal Government has again appealed to Lagos State Government to provide land to enable its residents benefit from the National Housing Programme (NHP). The Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos, Mrs Margaret Adejobi, made the appeal in an interview on Sunday in Lagos. According to Adejobi, only Lagos State is yet to provide land for the mass housing programme Read More

Pictures: Goods destroyed as fire razes shops at Ladipo market in Lagos

February 26, 2022 Admin III 0

A Fire outbreak on Friday night broke out at Ladipo market in Lagos destroying goods worth millions of naira. Several shops situated at a section of the market called – Aguiyi Ironsi International Trade Center, Paramo, Ladipo Market were razed during the incident. BBC Pidgin confirmed that the fire started around 11am but the cause is yet to be ascertained Read More

Our road, rail projects prevented trekking from Lagos – Ibadan – Buhari

February 23, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said prioritising infrastructure projects ameliorated hardship in some parts of the country, particularly the quick intervention on the Lagos-Ibadan route with completion of road and rail lines, which improved the traffic significantly. “My objective was very clear, despite the dwindling resources, I wanted to deal with infrastructure across the country,’’ the president told a Read More

PDP extends tenure for North-west, Lagos caretaker committees

February 19, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has approved extension of tenures of North West zonal and Lagos state caretaker committees for a period not exceeding 30 days. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, Friday said, “To this effect, the current members of the respective caretaker committees are to continue Read More

At N700 per litre, Nigerians groan over biting fuel scarcity

  The lingering scarcity of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as  petrol in parts of the country bites harder Tuesday as Nigerians now pay between N600 and N700 for a litre of fuel. Worst hit are residents of Abuja, the nation’s capital city and Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. Adulterated fuel The  Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority had last week,  said it found Read More

Pandemonium as another building collapse rocks Lagos, many trapped

February 12, 2022 Admin III 0

A three-storey building on Saturday collapsed and trapped unspecified number of persons, mostly workers in Lagos, Blueprint reports. According to an eyewitness, the building under construction around Yaba area of Lagos, collapsed on a nearby edifice. As at the time of filling this report, Lagos state emergency workers have commenced rescue operations. There have incidences of collapsed building in Lagos Read More

As thuggery resonates ahead 2023 polls…

February 11, 2022 Admin III 0

Penultimate week, some youth suspected to be thugs from Osun state were intercepted by security agencies on their way to Ekiti to disrupt the primary election; KEHINDE OSASONA recalls. At a function in Lagos recently, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Lagos state House of Assembly, Mr. Abdul-Lateef Yahaya, said thuggery could be minimised in the nation’s politics with the commitment of Read More

Church suspends priest for banning Igbo songs

February 8, 2022 Admin III 0

The Parish Priest of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Ewu-Owa Gberigbe in Ikorodu, Lagos, Rev. Fr. James Anelu, has been “suspended” for banning Igbo songs and choruses in his parish. The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Alfred Martins, in a “disclaimer”, directed the priest to proceed on “an indefinite leave of absence”. Anelu was reported to have banned Igbo songs and choruses Read More

16-year-old, 2 others win N12.5m scholarships in InterswitchSPAK 3.0

February 8, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

A 16-year-old student of Brainfield College, Salolo, Lagos State, Jubril Dokun has emerged winner in the third edition of InterswitchSPAK National Science Competition, the CSR initiative of Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company, Interswitch. After successfully scaling through multiple rigorous stages in the competition, Dokun was awarded the grand prize of N7.5 million in scholarships, among other prizes. Read More

Lagos executes ‘massive’ projects in Badagry

February 7, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

The Lagos State Government says it is executing different projects in Badagry to open the ancient town to the world and attract investors. The Special Adviser to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr Solomon Bonu, made this known during an on-the-spot assessment of ongoing and completed projects by the state government on Monday in Badagry. The special Read More

Onitsha port concession to connect Lagos to S/East, others, generate N50bn – ICRC

February 3, 2022 David Agba 0

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Onitsha River Port will serve as an alternative source of transporting goods to the South East from Lagos, Port Harcourt and other areas with adequate water connectivity. A statement by the Ag. Head, Media and Publicity, Manji Yarling said the 30-year concession, approved by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) under Read More

LAWMA tasks Apapa residents on clean environment

February 3, 2022 Admin III 0

The Managing Director, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Ibrahim Odumboni, has charged residents of Apapa and its environs, on a cleaner environment. He urged them to take proactive steps towards ridding the environment of illegal dumpsites, and total eradication of reckless waste disposal practices. Odumboni gave the charge at Apapa Local Government Secretariat during the inaugural stakeholders’ meeting and public Read More

Sanwo-Olu flags off road project to link Ojota- Opebi bridges

January 26, 2022 Temitope Musowo 0

A traffic solution proposed 20 years ago to ease off perennial gridlocks that usually stretch from Sheraton Link Road into Opebi corridor Wednesday became a reality, as Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu flagged off the construction of a carriageway that will solve major traffic conflicts in Ikeja. The 3.89 kilometre-long road infrastructure will open into Ojota axis in Kosofe, taking Read More

FMDQ Exchange approves Babban Gonna Farmer Service CP on its platform

January 23, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Keeping with its mandate to enhance its service offerings and generate long-term value for its stakeholders in the Nigerian debt capital market, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited (FMDQ) has approved the registration of the Babban Gona Farmer Services Nigeria Limited N15.00 billion Commercial Paper (CP) Programme on its platform. Babban Gona Farmer Services Nigeria Limited is a social enterprise that seeks Read More

Lagos boosts 100 small business owners with PoS phones

January 21, 2022 Admin III 0

The Lagos state government on Friday boosted 100 small business owners in Alimosho local government area of the state with smart PoS phones to enhance their businesses. The state, through its Nigeria Covid-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) Programme, also called Lagos-CARES, plans to give one million small business owners the smart PoS phones to reduce poverty level in Read More