NCDC, council debunk COVID-19 figure in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Amuwo Odofin Local Government (AOLG) in Lagos State on Saturday denied giving out an alarming figure of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the area.
Rotary club takes coronavirus awareness, medical outreach to Amuwo
With the escalation of the coronavirus to eight confirmed cases in the country, the Rotary Club of Amuwo, District 9110, Lagos, at the weekend took coronavirus awareness and medical outreach
Principal pays ultimate price during rescue of pupils from explosion
Residents of Abule Ado area of Amuwo Odofin local government area, Lagos State, are counting their losses after a devastating explosion that claimed 15 lives and destroyed over 100 houses.
Lagos Explosion: Police cordon off Amuwo Odofin area
The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said that it had cordoned off the area where an explosion took place within Adeshoba Community in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area
Amuwo Games returns for second season
Following a successful maiden edition in 2017, the organisers of Amuwo Games, which aims at empowering young people through sports, have unveiled plans for this year’s edition.
Nigeria’s failing economy takes its toll on industrial estates
One of the starkest reminders of the misgovernance of the nation by past leaders was the seemingly deliberate effort to stifle the industrial sector that was expected to tackle unemployment. As many analysts now agree, Nigerians’preference for imported goods has also weakened the few existing industries...
I killed her for denying me sex, says suspect who murdered prostitute in Lagos State
A suspected murderer, Bidemi Mojuba, who was arrested in FESTAC, Amuwo-Odofin area of Lagos State, for allegedly stabbing a lady, simply identified as Christy, said he regretted his action, which was due to her refusal to have sexual intercourse with him. Bidemi, aged 26, who confessed to interrogators that the deceased did nothing to him…
Ecobank Nigeria, LAWMA partner to tackle plastic waste
Plastic waste, a recurring environmental pollution issue, has been brought to public consciousness with a mandate to rid Lagos streets and waters of four million plastic bottles this year. This was the focus of Ecobank Nigeria Limited’s sustainability week in collaboration with the Lagos State Ministry of Environment, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and…
Nigerians urged to embrace togetherness
The Chief Executive Officer, Shakarasquare, Prince Obinna Ude, has called on Nigerians to embrace togetherness and promote stronger sense of community bond. He made the call during the third edition of the Shakarasquare fitness walk held at Festac, which saw Nollywood actor, and Bolanle Ninalowo, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Chairman, Valentine Buraimoh among others lead…
Lagos lists 87 roads for urgent repairs
Lagos State government has listed over 87 major roads in the state for immediate repairs. Special Adviser, Lagos State Public Works Corporation and Drainage, Temidayo Erinle, stated yesterday that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had directed the corporation to commence immediate rehabilitation of critical roads across the state. He stressed that the roads mapped out for repair…