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Open Letter to the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola

Afe Babalola, SAN Since the colonial days, Ekiti State has been landlocked, airport-locked, railway locked, industry locked and power locked, a development that has adversely affected the economic development of the state. Conversely, most of the other states in the country have well built dual-carriage roads, airports and railway lines. Ekiti, with a total landmass... Continue Reading →

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How Trigger-Happy Policeman Killed Lagos Resident – Baale

The Baale of Makoko Waterfront Settlement, a suburb in Lagos State, Steven Aji, on Tuesday narrated to a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere, Lagos Island, how a trigger-happy policeman, Pepple Boma, allegedly shot a resident in the stomach during the demolition of some houses in the area. Boma, who is standing trial on one... Continue Reading →

Sanwo-Olu Introduces New Mini Buses To Replace ‘Okada’ and ‘Keke Maruwa

The Lagos state government, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu recently accused the Okada and Keke Maruwa of increased crime rate in a city where gridlock slows vehicular movement. This movement made the government causes a lot of questions and anger from the citizen. Although a photo has been circulating on the internet which shows different colors of... Continue Reading →

Fashola Backs Sanwo-Olu On Okada, Marwa Ban

The Minister of Works and Housing and former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has advised Lagos residents to support the state government’s renewed enforcement of the restriction on motorcycles in some local government areas in the state. He noted that while the discomfort created by the enforcement could not be dismissed, the... Continue Reading →

Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Ferries, Says Okada, Marwa Ban Irreversible

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday inaugurated 14 commercial ferries at the Badore Ferry Terminal, Ajah. The boats, according to a statement, can take up to 40 to 60 passengers at a go and will commute to Ikorodu, Ebute Ero, CMS, Badore and Ikoyi areas of the state. While assuring Lagosians... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Fire Guts Buildings At Balogun Market

Some buildings inside Balogun market, located on Lagos Island are currently on fire. The fire outbreak is reported to have started from Anambra Plaza at Martins area of the market. The inferno, according to eyewitnesses has spread to about five structures and firefighters are currently battling it. Traders are however in a great panic as... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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