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Lagos govt closes isolation centres as COVID-19 cases reduce

Lagos govt closes isolation centres as COVID-19 cases reduce

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of the Eti-Osa Isolation Center in the state. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during the 17th update on the management of coronavirus in the state, NAN reports. According to the governor, “Some of the isolation centers now have less than 20 percent of occupancy.” He…

Lagos restaurants to reopen for dine-in services Aug 14
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Lagos restaurants to reopen for dine-in services Aug 14

The Lagos State Government said Saturday that restaurants and fast-food outlets in the state would be allowed to operate dine-in services effective August 14. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this disclosure during a briefing at the State House, Marina. Recall earlier that the restaurants and eateries in the state had been closed since March due to…

Tension and Anger as Lagos marks 400 Ogun houses for demolition.
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Tension and Anger as Lagos marks 400 Ogun houses for demolition.

Landlords and residents of Agbado-Okearo in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State have begged Governor, Dapo Abiodun to stop a propose attempt by the Lagos State Water Corporation to demolish over 400 houses in the area. The Chairman of the Agbado-Okearo Community Development Association, Samson Abegunde, made the appeal in a statement on…

Corper, one other rescued as Ogun police, kidnappers clash
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Corper, one other rescued as Ogun police, kidnappers clash

A serving member of the National Youth Service Corps, Agnes Okoroji, who is attached to the Federal Girls College, Sagamu, Ogun State, and one Tawa Sosanwo, were on Wednesday rescued from the den of kidnappers by policemen. One of the suspected kidnappers was shot dead, while the others escaped through a nearby bush on the…

Lagosians lament 6 months closure of Third Mainland Bridge
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Lagosians lament 6 months closure of Third Mainland Bridge

The federal government and Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu have come under attack over the closure of Third Mainland bridge for six months. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, announced that Third Mainland bridge will be closed likely on July 24th for another phase of repair works to begin. The…

Covid-19: You’ll be charged to court for not wearing face mask in Lagos from next week
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Covid-19: You’ll be charged to court for not wearing face mask in Lagos from next week

The Lagos State Government says it will start charging face mask defaulters to court from next week, as the period of grace was over. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said this while briefing newsmen on the update of the COVID-19 management in the state on Friday. Sanwo-Olu said that at this phase in the evolution of the…

Lagos State Schools Resume Aug 3, churches, mosques remain closed

Lagos State Schools Resume Aug 3, churches, mosques remain closed

The Lagos State Government on Friday directed that schools should reopen on Monday, August 3rd, for only Senior Secondary School Class 3 and Technical Schools Class 3. Governor Babajide Sanwo -Olu stated this at the 16 th briefing on the COVID – 19 response at the State House in Marina, adding that pupils in Junior…

‘When I was NLC president, I mobilised Lagos ‘area boys’ for protests’ – Adams Oshiomhole reveals

‘When I was NLC president, I mobilised Lagos ‘area boys’ for protests’ – Adams Oshiomhole reveals

At the presidential rally in Lagos today, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole said when he was President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), he didn’t find it difficult to mobilise ‘area boys’ in Lagos for protests. He made this remarks during the APC presidential rally held at the Teslim Balogun…

‘I regained consciousness on the third day after I got stabbed’ – MC Oluomo recounts his ordeal during a Thanksgiving ceremony (Video)

‘I regained consciousness on the third day after I got stabbed’ – MC Oluomo recounts his ordeal during a Thanksgiving ceremony (Video)

NURTW executive, MC Oluomo has given an account of what went through his mind immediately he was stabbed at the first APC rally in Lagos a few weeks back. MC Oluomo was reportedly stabbed with a poisonous knife that almost took his life, while he was on the Babajide Sanwoolu’s campaign ground by unknown hoodlums…

11-Year-Old Boy Hustles For Stranded Family Who Sleep Outside In Lagos. (Photo)

11-Year-Old Boy Hustles For Stranded Family Who Sleep Outside In Lagos. (Photo)

A concerned Nigerian man has cried out for help for a family of five who was spotted sleeping outside on the bare floor in Festac area in Lagos. According to Omololu Omotosho, the mother is said to be mentally unstable while the oldest child who is just 11 years old, goes around begging for food…

MC Oluomo Was Stabbed With A Poisoned Knife – APC Chieftain Says
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MC Oluomo Was Stabbed With A Poisoned Knife – APC Chieftain Says

A National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) leader Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly referred to as MC Oluomo was stabbed with a poisoned knife at the Lagos APC rally yesterday. An APC chieftain who was at the venue made the revelation to The Pulse on condition of anonymity. “MC Oluomo was stabbed twice with a poisonous…

Lagos police arrest 16 suspects over APC rally violence
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Lagos police arrest 16 suspects over APC rally violence

The Lagos state police command has announced the arrest of 16 suspects in connection to the violence that broke out during a rally organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Rival factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) clashed at the APC rally which was supposed to…

The ‘fight’ between Ambode, Tinubu should continue – SPN
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The ‘fight’ between Ambode, Tinubu should continue – SPN

The Socialist Party of Nigeria on Thursday prayed that the fight between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and National Leader, Asiwaju Tinubu should worsen. The opposition party in a statement on Thursday jointly signed by its Chairman, Rufus Olusesan and Publicity Secretary, Shoyombo M.K, urged Nigerians not to support Tinubu’s alleged quest to replace…

Tinubu Burst Into Tears At Meeting With Buhari & APC Governors Over Ambode
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Tinubu Burst Into Tears At Meeting With Buhari & APC Governors Over Ambode

Fortune may smile on Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) steps up pressure on National Leader Bola Tinubu to back the incumbent’s re-election.The duo has been at loggerheads, with Tinubu supporting a former Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead of the September 29 primary…

EFCC arrests 7 MAPOLY students for internet fraudulent
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EFCC arrests 7 MAPOLY students for internet fraudulent

Seven students of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, MAPOLY, Abeokuta, suspected to have obtained money under false pretense, possessed forged documents and allegedly committed offences bordering on conspiracy have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Lagos Zonal Office. The suspects, said to be living flamboyantly, were allegedly involved in internet scam, forgery…