Council Election: South South in Lagos drums support for APC Candidate
Ahead of July 24 local council election in Lagos State, the South- South people living in Ejigbo Local Council Development Authority (LCDA) have thrown their weight behind the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in Ejigbo LCDA, Monsuru Oloyede Obe. Their Leader, Paul Fregene, disclosed this, yesterday, at a rally organised in honour of the incumbent…
One killed in Isolo as hoodlums attack residents, traders
Residents and traders at Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), on Monday night, scampered to safety as hoodlums stormed the area with arms and ammunition, leaving one person dead.
Uncertainty as LASG, LASIEC dilly dally over council election
The tenure of elected 20 local government chairmen and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDA) in Lagos State is expected to end on July 25 2021. Former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode swore the incumbent chairmen into office on July 25 2017.
Cultists kill one in Badagry, cut off victim’s hand in Ogun
The police in Badagry, Lagos State, yesterday confirmed the death of a man alleged to have been killed during a clash between rival cult groups.
Nine-year old Nuroh wins prize for best Qur’an reciter
For the second time in two years, nine-year-old, Nuroh Nasir has won the coveted prize of the 2020 edition of the Faith Unites Muslims Charity Initiatives (FUMCI) Children Award for Excellence in Qur’an Recitation and Islamic Practice. Nuroh who represented Ketu, Alapere in Ikosi-Isheri LCDA, was the overall winner in the 2019 edition of the…
Itire-Ikate LCDA disburses N5m relief funds to victims of #EndSARS violence
In line with the directive of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the chairman of Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, Ahmed Olanrewaju Apatira, has commenced the disbursement of N5 million Emergency Relief Fund for victims....
Fear grips Lagos LCDA as chairman dies days after council secretary
Palpable fear yesterday gripped officials of Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State following the death of the council chairman, Augustine Adeoye Arogundade, barely few days after the Secretary to the Local Government..
Oyo government defends sack of LG, LCDA chairmen, faults their elections
The Oyo State Government on Friday said that the chairmen of the 33 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and 35 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) were sacked because the election that led to their emergence was illegal. Chief Bisi Ilaka, the Chief of Staff to Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, made the assertion in an…
Despite ban, Lagos council officials still extort, prey on motorists
In January 2017, the Lagos State government banned local councils and their officials from controlling or engaging in traffic duties, maintaining that doing such was not within their purview. This was after hundreds of complaints about the role and conduct of local councils’ officials in traffic laws enforcement, as well as traffic management kept on…
Council trains 200 in vocational skills
As part of efforts to cushion the effect of the nation’s poor economy on citizens, the Sole Administrator of Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Aremo Abdul Adewale, has presented certificates of empowerment to 206 beneficiaries of the council’s free skill acquisition programme.