Saturday, May 8, 2021

Lagos

May 8, 2021

Lagos-Ibadan Highway Crash: FRSC urges passengers to caution reckless drivers

“The fatal accident could have been prevented if passengers cautioned the driver against wrongful overtaking.”

Boboye Oyeyemi
May 7, 2021

Hausa Okada riders face off with policemen as two shot dead

“I also heard a gunshot from my house this morning. The Hausas gathered at the second junction in the area this morning.”

May 7, 2021

Travellers burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan auto crash

An unspecified number of persons were burnt to death in an auto crash on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

Ghastly road accident
May 6, 2021

Nigeria has worst tap water quality in the world: Report

“Lagos has a network of 180 km transmission mains and 2.215 km distribution mains, of which some are as old as 108 years.”

Buhari and Sanwo-Olu
May 6, 2021

#EndSARS: We gave N940 million to Lagos businesses: Sanwo-Olu

Lagos supported businesses with money ranging from N50,000 to N5 million to beneficiaries to rebuild their businesses with funding from the government.

A composite of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and #EndSARS protesters used to illustrate this story
May 4, 2021

Baba Ijesha faces life imprisonment as Lagos govt charges him to court

The government assures that Baba Ijesha will be legally represented and his human right will be protected in line with the Constitution.

Baba Ijesha crying
May 4, 2021

Lagos Assembly sacks 3 council bosses

Mr Obasa, a subject of several exposé of corruption, said the House could not continue to watch while council chairmen flout the laws.

Mudashiru Obasa
May 3, 2021

Lagos on high alert for COVID-19 third wave: Commissioner

A trigger for a third wave of COVID-19 in Lagos was likely to be importation of new strains from inbound travelers,the official said.

Lagos health commissioner Akin Abayomi. [CREDIT: Twitter page of Mr Abayomi]
May 3, 2021

Nationwide Chaos: Allah won’t listen if we pray till 2023: Ansar-ud-Deen Missioner

“Everywhere is unsafe; even the police station is not safe. We need to rejig.”

Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan and Gbajabiamila
April 29, 2021

Nationwide Chaos: Tinubu backs wife, warns Nigerians against disparaging security forces

Tinubu’s comments came two days after his wife attacked Senator Smart Adeyemi for criticising uncurbed killings, maimings and destruction of assets across the country.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu