FG Sets New Delivery Date For Lagos-Ibadan Road

The Federal Government on Friday said the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will be delivered by November, years after reconstruction commenced on the ever-busy route. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, the Minister of Works, Dave Umahi, identified funding as a major challenge facing the project, assuring that his ministry will approach President Bola Tinubu for […]

VIDEO: Fire Outbreak at Lagos Airport

There was chaos and panic in the early hours of Wednesday following a fire outbreak at the international wing of Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos. The fire, according to officials, was reportedly caused by a faulty cable on the Tarmac. The inferno was said to have thrown both staff and passengers into confusion before […]

Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Brutal Murder Of A Teacher In Lagos

The Lagos Police Command has arrested three persons in connection with the gruesome murder of an Ibadan-based teacher identified as Idowu Hamzat. The 36-year-old teacher was killed in the Eredo area of Epe, Lagos State and his body dumped in a bush.  Spokesperson for the police in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the […]

Police Dismiss Officer For ‘Extorting N98,000’

 The Police Command in Lagos State has announced the dismissal of Sgt. Ekpo Shimuyere was attached to Sogunle Division for extorting a young man of N98,000. The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin told newsmen on Wednesday that the Provost Department of the command had already disrobed the dismissed sergeant. According to him, the dismissed sergeant […]

Sanwo-Olu Commissions 13 Infrastructural Facilities Across Lagos

In line with his administration’s commitment to deliver dividends of democracy and good governance to Lagos residents, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, commissioned 13 projects in eight local government areas of the State. The commissioning of the projects in Amuwo-Odofin, Badagry, Agege, Ojo, Alimoso, Ifako Ijaiye, Ikeja and Ajeromi/Ifelodun local government areas, were parts of […]

PHOTOS: Casualties As Train Crushes Lagos Govt Staff Bus

An unspecified number of people have been injured after a passenger train crushed a Lagos State Government staff bus at PWD area of the state. The incident happened around past 7am on Thursday. The spokesperson for the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Taofiq Adebayo, said rescue operation was ongoing. “The accident recorded many casualties as […]

Jandor Visits Woman Brutalized During Election In Lagos

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olajide Adediran a.k.a. Jandor visited Mrs. Jennifer Efidi on Sunday. The citizen was brutalized by political thugs on Saturday at a polling unit in Surulere during the presidential and national assembly elections. Jandor condemned the violence witnessed in some areas, noting that it was one of the reasons […]

Buhari Arrives Lagos For Tinubu’s Final Campaign Rally

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday arrived in Lagos state for the final presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Bashir Ahmad, a presidential media aide, announced Buhari’s arrival, in a tweet on Tuesday. The APC is currently holding the grand finale of its presidential campaign at the Teslim Balogun stadium, Surulere. Meanwhile, the APC […]

7-Year-Old Boy Dies in Lagos Fire Incident

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, has recovered the body of a seven-year-old boy who died in a fire incident on Thursday in Ketu area of Lagos. The Director of the service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye, said in a statement that the fire engulfed two bungalows at No. 19, Adekanbi Street, off Alli Street, Mile […]

Lagos Teacher Bags Life Jail for Defiling Six-Year-Old Girl

A Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Monday, sentenced a 41-year-old teacher of the Mind Builders Nursery and Primary School, Omole Phase 11, Ikeja, Chukwu Ndubuisi, to life imprisonment for raping a six-year-old girl on the school premises. Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya, who sentenced Ndubuisi, held that the prosecution was able to prove the […]

2023: Funke Akindele visits Celestial Church

The Lagos State Deputy Governorship Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Funke Akindele has visited the Celestial Church of Christ (CCC), Ibukun-Olu Parish Aleke Circuit Headquarters in Ikorodu as the general elections draw near. The mother of two noted during her visit, that it was only God that could solve man’s numerous problems, but assured that […]

Why Labour Party Lagos Chairman Resigned

A chieftain of the Labour Party (LP) in Lagos State, Kayode Salako said he resigned as the party’s chairman in the state in his bid to contest the seat of the Oshodi-Isolo Constituency 1 in the House of Representatives. Salako revealed this to Channels TV hours after he handed over the party’s leadership in Lagos […]

Lagos Takes Delivery Of More Trains For Blue Line Rail

Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday, announced the delivery of another train sets for the BLUE LINE Rail. Sanwo-Olu in a social media post said, that “the train has been cleared at the ports and have been moved to the National Theatre station where they have been lifted onto the elevated rail […]

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Reacts To Ajah Police Killing

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the killing of Gafaru Buraimoh, on Tuesday, after a stray bullet allegedly fired by a police officer hit him during an incident around Ajah axis as “sad and unfortunate.” Sanwo-Olu, in a condolence message through his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, however, sympathized with the bereaved family, friends and […]

Lagos: We did not endorse Jandor – ZLP, APP governorship candidates 

The  Governorship Candidates of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Mr Mode Adenipebi, and Action Peoples Party (APP), Mrs Abiola Adeyemi in Lagos State,  have denied endorsing PDP Candidate, Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran (Jandor) for  2023 general elections. The duo were reported to have purpotedly stepped down their ambitions and endorsed Adediran, after a news conference by the […]

Why Petrol Queues Persist – NNPC Breaks Silence

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has blamed the fuel queues in Lagos State and Abuja on some construction projects going on in the state.  NNPC’s Executive Vice President, Downstream, Mister Adeyemi Adetunju, gave this explanation while addressing a news conference in Abuja on Tuesday. “The recent queues in Lagos are largely due to […]