Another Police Inspector Arrested Over Death Of Sergeant In Lagos State

Few days after an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Theophilus Otobo and a Police Inspector, Oguntoba Olamigoke were arrested for the death of a teenager, Tina Ezekwe another police inspector, Monday Gabriel, has been arrested for unruly behaviour which led to the death of a Sergeant in Ikoyi area of Lagos. The Police Inspector attached …

COVID-19 death toll hits 50 in Lagos State

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has said that the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the state now stands at 50. Abayomi disclosed this via his Twitter feed on Saturday evening. According to him, 254 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on May 29, bringing the total number to 4,393. “3 …

One Dies In Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos State Accident

One person was confirmed dead in an accident that happened around the Ikota area along the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos State. A hit-and-run truck rammed into a wine-coloured Toyota Corolla car from behind in the early hours of Saturday. The car with registration number FJK 353 GC was said to have run into a roadside …

Checkout The Photos Of Lagos Police Officers Accused Of Killing 16 Year Old Girl In Iyana-oworo

The Lagos state police command have released photos of the police officers who allegedly shot a 16-year-old girl dead in the Iyana-Oworo area of Lagos state on Wednesday, May 27. The spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, Bala Elkana, gave their names as ASP Theophilus Otobo and Inspector Oguntoba Olamigoke, adding that the police …

Lagos State Governor Declares Frontline Health Workers As Face Of His 1st Year Anniversary

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has dedicated his first year in office to all frontline workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu while speaking during the first anniversary of his tenure in office, acknowledged the work and support of health workers at this period. He said, “Without the support, hard work …

Lagos State Govt Closes Marine Bridge for 5 months, Reveals Diversion Routes

Lagos State government, on Sunday announced a plan to close the Marine Beach Bridge, Apapa, to vehicular movement. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement in Lagos, said the partial closure will be from May 27 to Oct. 21. He said that the closure was necessary in order to enable repair …

Lagos State, Abuja leads as NCDC confirms 313 New Cases of Coronavirus

Nigeria on Sunday night confirmed 313 new cases of coronavirus. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, confirmed this in a post on its official Twitter page. Lagos recorded the highest number with 146 new cases, while FCT followed with 36. This brings the total number of cases in Nigeria to 7839, with 226 deaths …

Sanwo-Olu Seeks Resumption Of Lagos-Abuja Flights

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has revealed that he is trying to convince the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, to allow the resumption of flights from Lagos to Abuja. Sanwo-Olu stated this while speaking as a panelist at a webinar hosted by FSDH Merchant Bank on Friday. According to the Governor, the impact of the …

Lagos State Imam Issues Directive To Muslims

The Chief Imam of Lagos, Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla, has directed Muslims in the State to observe their Eid Prayers at home. He made the call on Friday in a post by Gawat Jubril, Senior Special Assistant on New Media to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The advice was based on the coronavirus situation in Nigeria. The Chief …

Happy Birthday to Lagbaja – Check 10 Things You Don’t Know About Lagbaja

The multi-award winning Nigerian Afrobeat musician and singer-songwriter, Lagbaja was as Bisade Ologunde in 1960 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is a descent of Odogun’s Compound, Ijagbo Community in Oyun Local Government Area of Kwara State. In March 1997, he established his club called “Motherlan” in the heart of Ikeja in Lagos. He won the Best …

Two Lagos Returnees Test Positive For Coronavirus In Ogun

The Federal Medical Centre Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, Ogun State, said it has recorded two new cases of COVID-19. DAILY POST reports that the two cases, who are adult males, presented at the Accident and Emergency Unit of the hospital on Saturday. A statement by the Centre’s Spokesperson, Segun Orisajo, confirmed that the two cases just returned …

Lagos Quarantines 53 Returnees From Ghana, Other W/African Countries

The Lagos State Government has quarantined 53 Nigerian returnees from Ghana and other West African countries. The individuals, comprising 39 returnees from Ghana and 14 from different West African countries, were camped in the Badagry area of the state. Disclosing this on Sunday, the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, in a WhatsApp message, …

A Coronavirus Patient Woman Born a New Baby in Lagos State

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos, broke the heartwarming news via Twitter on Saturday. A COVID-19 patient has been delivered of a baby boy at Gbagada isolation centre in Lagos state. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor, broke the news via Twitter on Saturday. This comes four days after a COVID-19 patient was delivered of a baby …

2021 Lagos to Ibadan Expressway Delivery Date May Be Shifted Again

There are indications that the 2021 planned delivery date for the ongoing reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be shifted again. Following the stoppage of work on the project after the Federal Government announced a lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun states to curtail the spread of coronavirus in the country. Although …