Lagos committed to industrial growth — Ambode…

NAN Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has pledged to continue formulating and implementing policies and programmes that would consolidate the state’s position as the industrial and commercial hub of Nigeria. Ambode said this on Tuesday in Lagos during the 2018 Africa Industrialisation Day, themed: “Promoting regional value chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating…

Lagos Govt Assures Of Worthy Successor To LASU VC…

The Lagos State Government has assured of a worthy candidate to succeed Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun as Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU) whose tenure expires in 2020. Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, gave the assurance at a dinner organised by the LASU Alumni Association in honour Prof. Fagbohun on his conferment as…

Lagos: City of Refuse…

There are residents who are prepared to swear to an oath that Lagos has become the City of Refuse and that every garbage seems to find refuge in the city. Vivian Onyebukwa and Vera-Wisdom Bassey In the olden days in the Bible, there used to be a city carved out, allegedly, on the order of…

Lagos police officer leads gang to rob Delta firm of...

The police officer and the gang, armed with AK-47 rifles taken from his police station, hit their target and successfully carried out the operation with his share being N6.5 million out of the N30 milion they stole. Owolola Adebola A Police Inspector serving in the Lagos State Command has been exposed as the leader of a notorious…

Only leaders with integrity can drive Nigeria’s economic growth –...

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Wednesday, said if Nigeria must develop and have sizable improvement in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), people of good conscience and high integrity must be at the drivers’ seat in all spheres of the economy.  Speaking at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja when he received national leadership…

2019: Senate committee visits INEC office in Lagos…

The Independent National Electoral Commission, Lagos State, on Wednesday hosted the Senate Committee on INEC in continuation of the committee’s oversight visit to assess its preparedness for 2019 General Elections. Visit the newspaper for these and other news

Lagos approves use of hijab in schools…

The Lagos State Government has approved the use of hijab in its public secondary schools. The Muslim faithful had been agitating the use of hijabs in public secondary schools in the state, but the Lagos State Government had bluntly refused. The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) had gone to court to challenge government’s decision…

With gangs aplenty, Lagos inner streets know little joy…

PHOTO: REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye On Monday, July 23, Mariam Abiola told the police how she has killed four persons for her gang leader, each person’s life only worth ₦10, 000. Runaway Abiola, 20, a member of Eiye confraternity, according to the police, was recruited into the gang by a certain Sodiq. She had dreamed of being…