Lagos announces closure of Eko Bridge for 10 weeks

Lagos State Government has announced that the Eko Bridge from Costain to Alaka in bound National Stadium will be partially closed for 10 weeks for emergency repairs by Federal Government. The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, who made this known in a press statement, said the closure will take place from June 4 […]

Lagos to feed schoolchildren with N11bn

The Lagos State Government on Monday said N11bn had been budgeted for its Snacks for Thought programme. It explained that the Snacks for Thought programme was created to complement the home grown school feeding programme of the Federal Government, which covered only pupils in primary one to primary three. The government added that its feeding […]

BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu orders an immediate dissolution of LASU Governing Council

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has dissolved the Lagos State University Governing Council with immediate effect. This was contained in a statement on Friday signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy in the state, Gbenga Omotoso. The statement titled, ‘Sanwo-Olu Dissolves Lasu Governing Council’ partly read, “The Governor of Lagos State and the Visitor […]

FG moves against proposed Lagos anti-graft commission

The Federal Government will move against the proposed Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has made it known. Malami stated that no state law can override the Constitution. The minister was on Politics Today, a current affairs programme on Channels Television on […]

Mother And Son Arrested For N50 Million Fraud

A 28-year-old man, Ibeh Theophilus Uche and his mother have been arrested by the EFCC for their alleged involvement in computer-related fraud to the tune of about N50million. The young man was arrested recently in his room in Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, following credible intelligence reports about his alleged criminal activities. During […]

Court Grants #EndSARS Protesters Bail As Defense Counsel Alleges Bribe Demands

The Yaba Magistrate Court sitting in Lagos, on Tuesday, granted bail to two #EndSARS protesters who had been remanded in the Kirikiri medium security prison since October 2020. Both men, Nicholas Mbah, 32; and Ugwumba Chimezie, 20; were arraigned on a three-count charge of attempted arson, public disturbance and armed robbery. Having pled not guilty, […]

FAAN Shut Down E-Finger Screening Point at Lagos Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has temporarily shut down the E-Finger departure screening point at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos state. FAAN stated that the point closure is temporary to enable them to carry out some routine maintenance on the screening machines,  reports. General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu made […]

Drama As Nigerians Stop Man From Jumping Off Bridge (Video)

On March 10, a distraught Nigerian man was stopped and saved from committing suicide on Lagos’ Jibowu bridge. The young man climbed the bridge and threatened to leap to the busy lane, according to a video posted online. Nigerians who were near to the scene, on the other hand, were able to speak to him […]

Fire Outbreak At Lagos Airport

There has been a fire outbreak at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Wednesday. The fire gutted a part of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos state, Nigeria. The incident occurred at the departure hall of the Kenyan airways and the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, SaharaReporters reveal. A source said, […]

NBC Asks DSS, Police To Arrest Radio Biafra Operators

The National Broadcasting Commission has asked the Department of State Security and the Nigeria Police Force to arrest the operators of a ”pirate radio claiming to be ‘Radio Biafra’”. In a statement on Monday, the NBC, which is the regulator of broadcast stations in the country, said it jammed the signals the pirate radio in […]