9th Senate and the Lagos question
It is no longer news that a bill seeking for an Act to make special provision for Federal grants to Lagos State in recognition of its strategic socio-economic significance and other connected purposes was rejected by the 8th Senate. The bill, which was then sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central), purportedly sparked huge uproars…
Breath of freedom from the judiciary for ex-governor Ambode
It is a kind of melodrama. And it has been building up for a while. There is however nothing to suggest that the script factored in the interest of residents and stakeholders of the nation’s commercial nerve centre, Lagos.
Court orders Lagos Assembly to halt probe of Ambode
A Lagos High Court in Ikeja yesterday ordered the Lagos State House of Assembly to halt probe of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode pending the determination of the case filed by the former governor against the Assembly.The court adjourned the matter brought before it by Ambode...
Court summons Assembly speaker, others over Ambode’s probe
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday ordered the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa and other committee members to appear before it in connection with the ongoing...
Flood sweeps 11-year-old boy, rescuer to death, destroys property in Lagos
Tragedy struck residents of Aboru and Iyana-Ipaja in the Alimosho area of Lagos on Saturday as the flood swept away an 11-year-old boy and his rescuer, one Wasiu into a canal linking Aburo and Iyana-Ipaja on Ige Road.
Lagos Assembly threatens to arrest Ambode, others
The Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and four others who served under him as commissioners.
100 days as Lagos governor… So far so good
How much can be achieved in 100 days? Or to be broken down in hours, how much can one achieve in 2, 400 hours? Much is expected from leaders everywhere and it has become a kind of tradition to access the 100 days of many new leaders.
Four years after, Lagos yet to join school feeding programme
The a-meal a-day programme of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for pupils in primary schools across Nigeria is in its fourth year, but Lagos State is yet to feed its pupils.