#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu right to invite military, General tells panel

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, said on Saturday, that the #EndSARS protest plunged Lagos State into anarchy. Taiwo said against the background of burning of police stations and looting of arms and ammunition; the killing of policemen, blockage of roads and extortion of money from innocent... Continue Reading →

CBN action: #EndSARS campaigners should explain use of funds, says Akeredolu

The Chairman of the South-West Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has said #EndSARS promoters whose bank accounts were frozen recently by the Central Bank of Nigeria should approach a competent court to justify the “legitimate” source and use of funds in the frozen accounts. Akeredolu, who is also the Ondo State Governor, said it was... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 transport guidelines: Lagos commuters decry hike in fares

Commuters in Lagos State on Sunday decried the continuous hike in transport fares occasioned by the COVID-19 new public transport guidelines put in place by the state government, despite neglect by transport operators. Some commuters, in separate interviews with correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, said that since the guidelines constraining... Continue Reading →

Court remands man for kidnapping, defiling 11-year-old girl

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday ordered that a 22-year-old, Ekene Jonathan, who allegedly defiled a minor, be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre, pending legal advice. The police charged Jonathan with defilement. Chief Magistrate O.G. Ogrey ordered the police to return the case file to the Lagos State Director of Public... Continue Reading →

Oba Akiolu At 77: Salute To A Philanthropic and Tireless Monarch, By Akintoba Mendes

The mood in Lagos State and the whole of Nigeria in general calls for a sombre outlook at the moment. Yet, some important dates have a way of being defiantly critical, even in the midst of turbulence. Such is today, Thursday October 29, when His Royal Highness, the King of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Babatunde Osuolale... Continue Reading →

Lagos approves full reopening of schools

The Lagos State Government has approved the full re-opening of schools for all classes in public and private schools across the state from Monday, 2nd of November, 2020. Boarding house students in public schools are to resume on Sunday, November 1. Lagos State education commissioner Folasade Adefisayo while announcing the approval said 2020 has been... Continue Reading →

Lagos govt says private and public schools remain closed

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said private schools in the state remained closed after earlier saying public schools are to remain shut till further notice. It would be recalled that the Lagos State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, announced on Sunday that public schools should remain closed till further notice when given... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Lagos announces resumption of all school classes

Lagos State Government has approved the resumption of all classes in both public and private schools. The commencement date is Monday October 19, 2020. The resumption for the 2020/2021 academic session will include pupils in pre-primary – daycare, kindergarten and nursery schools. Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, made the announcement on Monday. She said the... Continue Reading →

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