Lagos State House of Assembly
Lagos Assembly suspends LG chairman over misappropriation Of fund
The Lagos State House of Assembly has suspended the chairman of Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government, Oloruntoba Oke for administrative incompetence and financial recklessness. The House also ordered the redeployment of the council-manager, treasurer and engineer. The Assembly, therefore, directed the Vice Chairman, Mr Usman Hamzat of the Council to take over immediately. This followed the resolution…
Traders count losses, protest against demolition fruit market in Lagos
Hundreds of traders yesterday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly in protest against the demolition of the Ikosi/Isheri fruit market by agents of the state government.
Asa Festival rekindles yoruba culture, promotes tourism
Ikorodu town and its environ was agog with festivities last week, as the popular Asa Festival held at the Ferry Terminal, Ebute, Ikorodu amidst pomp and pageantry.
Nigeria’s border closure: Lawmaker wants Nigerians to be patient with FG
Mr Olumuyiwa Jimoh, the Deputy Majority Leader in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Sunday urged Nigerians to be patient with the Federal Government over the continued...
Lagos speaker laments alarming rate of suicide
Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has lamented the alarming rate of suicide, which was hitherto alien to Nigerians. He urged every Nigerian to return to the era of brotherly love to curb the increasing rate of suicide across the country.
Asa Festival to unite, expand culture, tourism in Ikorodu
Ikorodu was agog with festivity last week, as indigenes and residents finetuned plans for this year’s Asa Festival. The event attracted the Ikorodu monarch, high chiefs and community leaders.
How delayed budget caused postponement of Lagos BECE Exam
For the past four years since the Lagos State Government commenced its compulsory Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for students seeking admission and advancement from junior secondary school to senior secondary school in Lagos State Model Colleges in June 2015, there had not been any distortion to the process. However, 2019 served parents, teachers and…
Assembly laments cult activities in Ikorodu, urges police intervention
The Lagos State House of Assembly has urged the Commissioner of Police in the state, Zubairu Muazu, to curtail the activities of cult members in Ikorodu area of Lagos. The issues surrounding gang war in Ikorodu followed an Urgent Matter of Public Importance raised by the Majority Leader of the House, Sanai Agunbiade, during plenary…
Lagos politics, Justice Forum and Oba Hamzat’s demise
The death of Oba Olatunji Hamzat, a traditional ruler of Afowowa Sogade in Ogun State and father of the deputy governor-elect of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, is generating some issues among members of the Lagos chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), especially from the foundation members of the party. One of the concerns surrounding…