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Okada riders vs task: We won’t be deterred — Lagos govt

Okada riders vs task: We won’t be deterred — Lagos govt

By Bose Adelaja & Esther Onyegbula After the Tuesday clash between commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada and officials of the Lagos State Taskforce at the Second Rainbow Bus Stop, along Apapa Oshodi Expressway, Lagos, there was another clash, yesterday, at Dopemu and Ikeja Along Bus Stops along the Agege Motor Road. Just like the […]

COVID-19: Lagos govt cautions worship centres, leaders over second wave of pandemic

COVID-19: Lagos govt cautions worship centres, leaders over second wave of pandemic

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Government has called for caution and vigilance in various worship centres by ensuring strict adherence to safety protocols to avert possible second wave of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the state. This happened as the state government urged residents to eschew violence and tolerate one another in order to continue […]

Lekki shootings probe: Lawyers sue Lagos govt, Judicial panel

Lekki shootings probe: Lawyers sue Lagos govt, Judicial panel

By Onozure Dania TWO lawyers, yesterday, dragged the Lagos State government before a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, asking it to dissolve the Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses in Lagos State and Lekki Toll Gate incident. The plaintiffs in the case, Adekunle Augustine and Semion Akogwu, urged […]

Lagos govt orders release of 253 #EndSARS protesters

Lagos govt orders release of 253 #EndSARS protesters

Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), Lagos State Attorney-General (A-G), has ordered the release of 253 persons arrested by police over their alleged roles in the unrest following the #EndSARS protests. A-G said that his office had determined that there was a nondisclosure of a prima-facie case against the 253 persons by the police. The statement, signed […]

#EndSARS CRISIS: Lagos govt invited us to intervene, Says Nigerian Army (VIDEO)

#EndSARS CRISIS: Lagos govt invited us to intervene, Says Nigerian Army (VIDEO)

NEWSPAPER’S ANALYSIS  Lagos govt invited us to intervene, Says Nigerian Army. In other stories, Presidency worries over police absence, As street violence escalates. Governors, Minister trade blames over looted palliatives. Also read: How Benue palliatives got to Kano market ― Information Commissioner Vanguard News

#EndSARS: Lagos govt debunks report of sponsoring thugs against protesters

#EndSARS: Lagos govt debunks report of sponsoring thugs against protesters

…As Sanwo-Olu addresses residents By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government has dismissed what it called unverified reports in the social media alleging that the government-sponsored thugs to disrupt the #EndSARS protest, saying, “it’s untrue and wicked.” Meantime, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu is expected to address residents at 5pm later today on the […]

COVID-19: Lagos govt reopens all remaining school classes Oct 19

COVID-19: Lagos govt reopens all remaining school classes Oct 19

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government on Monday announced the resumption of all remaining classes in both public and private schools in the state beginning from Monday, 19 of October, 2020. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo who announced in a statement said, the physical resumption which is for 2020/2021 academic session will […]

Breaking: Lagos Govt reopens 2 recreational parks

Breaking: Lagos Govt reopens 2 recreational parks

…Stresses adherence to COVID-19 protocols The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced the reopening of two of its recreational parks for public use, stressing that visitors to the parks must comply with the subsisting COVID-19 protocols. Mrs Titilayo Ajirotutu, the Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Lagos State Parks and Gardens (LASPARK), disclosed this in a statement […]

School reopening: Oshodi-Isolo council begins decontamination exercise

School reopening: Oshodi-Isolo council begins decontamination exercise

In compliance with the partial reopening of schools directive of the Lagos State Government, the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Council has begun decontaminating public schools in preparation for the resumption of classes for SS3 and Tech3 students. The council made the disclosure in a statement signed by its Media Officer, Mr Babajide Dada, in Lagos. It […]

Repairs: Lagos govt set to shut Marine Bridge partially for 5 months

Repairs: Lagos govt set to shut Marine Bridge partially for 5 months

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government has announced plans to partially shut the Marine Beach Bridge by Total Gas, inwards Apapa for five months, effective from Wednesday, May 27 to Wednesday, October 21, 2020, for an emergency repair works. The project, state’s Commissioner for Transport, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, said was in line with the […]