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Full Cashless Toll Begins On Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge Today

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said full implementation of the cashless policy at the Lekki/Ikoyi Bridge Toll Plaza would commence on Monday (today). The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, in a statement by the public affairs unit of the ministry, said the full implementation had become necessary. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that... Continue Reading →

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Video: Tension At Lagos As Pipeline Explosion Rocks Abule-Egba

There is tension among residents of Abule Egba area of Lagos State as a pipeline explosion rocked the area on Sunday evening. The explosion was said to have occurred from a ruptured pipeline caused by activities of vandals around the area Linda Ikeji's Blog reports. Several properties were said to have been consumed. Public Relations... Continue Reading →

“Stop Rejecting Gunshot Victims”- Lagos Govt, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Warns Hospitals

The Lagos State Government has strongly appealed to all health care providers, including public and private health facilities operating in the State to stop the trend of rejecting gunshot victims and other trauma patients on the excuse of requiring a police report or the need to provide evidence of funds before commencing treatment Pulse NG... Continue Reading →

Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Ready Next Year – Fashola

The Apapa-Oshodi-Oworonsoki-Ojota highway will be completed in the next 12 months, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has said. Fashola announced that the reconstruction of the road would be completed by the end of 2020 while inspecting the project with the President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. He said the... Continue Reading →

FRSC Tests Lagos Drivers’ Alcohol Level

The Federal Road Safety Corporation (FRSC) has begun testing the alcohol levels of drivers in Lagos State. The exercise, which was flagged off on Saturday, is, according to the Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, part of efforts to ensure the safety of commuters along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. https://youtu.be/ymnVqlazSIo It is expected to last between December... Continue Reading →

Togolese Protest In Lagos, Demand Eyadema’s Removal

Togolese nationals on Thursday marched around Lagos streets to call for the end of the government of President Faure Eyadema. The protesters, who carried banners with different inscriptions,  said Eyadema must be stopped from pursuing a fourth term in Togo Punch NG reports. They called for the intervention of African leaders and the international community,... Continue Reading →

LCC Begins Cashless Operation On Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge Jan 1

The Lekki Concession Company has set January 1, 2020, to begin cashless operation on the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge. The Managing Director of the LCC, Yomi Omomuwasan, while addressing the press on Thursday, noted that the company would no longer accept cash payment at the toll plaza from 2020 PM NEWS reports. Omomuwasan, who noted that... Continue Reading →

Late Oba Of Lagos’ Son Sentenced To Death For Murder

A 50-year-old Lagos prince, Adewale Oyekan, and a former domestic servant, Lateef Balogun (27), were on Monday sentenced to death by an Ikeja High Court for the murder of Sikirat Ekun, a 62-year-old businesswoman and politician. Mr. Adewale is the son of Oba Adeyinka Oyekan, Oba of Lagos, who died on March 1, 2003. The... Continue Reading →

Lagos Assembly Screens Three Commissioner Nominees, Eight Others

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Friday screened three commissioner nominees presented to the House by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The eight-member Ad-hoc Committee of the House also screened eight others nominated for the House of Assembly Service Commission and Lagos State Civil Service Commission PM NEWS reports. The three commissioner nominees screened by the... Continue Reading →

Lagos Civil Servants to Get N35,000 Minimum Wage from November 2019

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has officially approved the payment of N35,000 new minimum wage to workers under Lagos State government’s employment beginning from this month Pulse NG and Punch NG reports. This comes bare days after Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), called on the party’s governors to pay the new wage.... Continue Reading →

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