In defence of Oba Akiolu
October 20, 2020, was a day to remember for Lagos and its traditional institutions as hoodlums and thugs invaded the 350 years old Iga Idungaran, the official residence of the incumbent Oba of Lagos
Lagos, NIOB seek new strategy for physical development
Eggheads in the built environment and members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) have called for new strategy to promote access to property right, create jobs and redeem negative narratives in the housing industry. The experts, who spoke at 29th Lagos Builders’ Conference and Annual General Meeting, organised by the state’s chapter of NIOB,…
Lagos, investors’ partnership yields 712 new homes
The Lagos State Government has announced the completion of about 712 new homes this year through a partnership with private investors. The Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Akinderu-Fatai, who disclosed this during a media chat pledged to provide affordable and decent housing for the citizenry and reduce the deficit in the state. According to Akinderu-Fatai, a…
Rail project: Lagos government closes Abule level crossing on Saturday
The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Abule railway level crossing along Apapa end between Saturday and Sunday for the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage rail project.
Festac residents groan over police barricade of major road
Residents of Festac Town and road users are lamenting over the pain they go through as a result of the total barricade of 2nd avenue, a major gateway to the town
Lagos NYSC swears in 805 corps members as four persons test positive for COVID-19
Lagos State Co-ordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr. Eddy Megwa, has refuted social media report that the state’s orientation camp has COVID-19 patients and is being used as isolation centre.
Osinbajo seeks probe of #EndSARS violence
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, emphasised the need to thoroughly investigate deep causes of the chaos that led to the destruction of life and property in Lagos State amid #EndSARS protests.
#EndSARS: Victimisation of protesters shows government’s insincerity, say lawyers
Nigerians have reacted to moves by the government to criminalize the #EndSARS protest organized by youths against police brutality and extra-judicial killings in the country.
Dismantling the bogus pension scheme for ex-governors
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s recent announcement of plans by his administration to repeal the Public Office Holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007), which provides for the payment of humongous pension