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Two crushed to death, vehicle burnt in Lagos train accident

By Bose Adelaja and Monsur Olowoopejo Two persons were confirmed dead, several others injured and property worth millions of naira  destroyed, yesterday,...

Train crushes bus in Lagos, 1 dead – Local

news One person was reportedly killed when a train crushed a commercial bus in the Agege area of Lagos State early on Friday, July...

Lagos Sympathises With Residents, Commuters

The Lagos State Government has expressed deep sympathies with commuters and residents of Apapa and other parts of Lagos affected by the lingering...

Kidnapping : Lagos Police command upgrades police post in Ikorodu

CP Lagos, Edgal flanked by traditional rulers in Ikosi -Ejinrin Local Government Development Council during the commissioning of the upgraded police divisionBy Evelyn...

Customs officer kills two colleagues in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

Samson Folarin Two officers of the Nigeria Customs Service lost their lives in a tragic accident on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway on Saturday. PUNCH Metro learnt...

Lagos Assembly member, two others arrested over illegal firearms

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly and two others over alleged unlawful possession...

After Two-Day Meeting In Lagos, Nigerian Ethic Nationalities Say ‘Buhari Has...

Nigerian ethnic nationalities, self-determination groups, civil society organisations and professional and youth organisations have concluded a meeting in Lagos to examine the state...

Managing crises; The Lagos example

By David Adegoke An oil truck explosion of apocalyptic magnitude occurs in Lagos, fatally charring a frightening number of lives and maiming several others....

The Lagos example, by David Adegoke –

An oil truck explosion of apocalyptic magnitude occured in Lagos, fatally charring a frightening number of lives and maiming several others. Many more...

Barber who set himself on fire in Lagos is dead

A Lagos barber, identified as Ahmed, has died after he set himself ablaze on a road leading to Omole Estate, near Akiode Bus...

Lagos CP Orders Trial Of Policemen Caught Assaulting Young Lawyer

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered that the two police officers caught on camera assaulting a young lawyer, Olakunle...

Firm to invest N8.235billion in ground transport at Lagos airp

The Minister of state for aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has disclosed that a private firm, Elysium Integrated Development Company, has indicated interest to...

ANA Commiserates With Victims Of Lagos Petrol Tanker Inferno

ANA Commiserates With Victims Of Lagos Petrol Tanker Inferno  Independent Newspapers LimitedDeath toll in Lagos tanker fire rises  Premium TimesLagos State to prosecute truck owner,...

Otedola Bridge fire: Lagos govt reveals cause of explosion, announces restriction...

The Lagos State Government has released initial findings into the fatal accident that happened on the Otedola Bridge, near the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on...

Lagos Govt Restricts Movement Of Fuel Tankers • Channels Television

The Lagos State Government has announced a restriction of the movement of fuel tankers to designated trailer route in the state.This is following...

Lagos Tanker Explosion: Burn Survivors Narrate Experience

If Mr. Wasiu Olaitan had kept his tradition of not going out to work on Thursdays, perhaps he would have been in the...

Otedola Bridge fire : Obaseki commiserates with Lagos govt., victims

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Lagos State Government and victims of the fuel tanker fire on...

Lagos tanker explosion: It was like war – Survivors narrates ordeal

On Thursday afternoon, while ferrying passengers in his 18-seater bus from Lagos to the Mowe/Ibafo area of neighbouring Ogun, a bigger worry was...

Otedola bridge fire: Osinbajo visits Lagos

, SAYS FG SADDENED BY INCIDENT…Measures Underway To Prevent Reoccurrence – Ambode… As Aregbesola Advocates Revisit of Road Worthiness Certification For Vehicles Vice President...

Otedola bridge fire: Ikubese consoles victims, Lagos Govt

Presidential Aspirant on the platform of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Dr Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, has sent a message of condolence to the...

FG orders CCECC back to Lagos – Punch Newspapers

• Condemns poor engagement of Nigerian engineers Rasheed Bisiriyu and Okechukwu Nnodim The Federal Government has directed the contractor handling the modern Lagos-Ibadan rail line,...

Lagos govt reacts to fatal tanker explosion

The Lagos State Government has commiserated with families of victims who lost their lives and property in a fatal tanker explosion which occurred...

Many feared dead, trapped as tanker explodes in Lagos [VIDEO]

No fewer than 9 people have been killed in the fuel tanker mishap on Otedola bridge in Lagos Thursday afternoon. The bridge leads to...

Nigerian oil tanker fire kills nine in commercial capital Lagos

LAGOS (Reuters) - An oil tanker truck caught fire in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Thursday, killing nine people and burning 53 other...

Suicide: LASU student jumps into Lagos lagoon

An undergraduate student of Lagos State University, LASU, Kingsley Gabriel, Monday, jumped into Lagos lagoon. Gabriel was, however, rescued alive by officials of the...

FG deploys AIG to Lagos airport –

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Muhammad took over from  Abdullahi Ali, a Commissioner of Police, who retired recently.In an effort to boost...

Lagos Viewing Centres, Bringing World Cup Closer To Lagosians

Lagos Viewing Centres, Bringing World Cup Closer To Lagosians  Independent Newspapers LimitedVigilance Group calls for crime-fighting equipment in Ikorodu  The Eagle OnlineWorld Cup: Ambode orders...

2019: Obasanjo holds secret talks with Yoruba leaders in Lagos (UPDATE)

*Visits Bode George over son’s death Olusegun ObasanjoBy Dapo Akinrefon AHEAD of the 2019 general elections, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday,...

Ambode urges Muslims not relent on prayers, charity Says: Lagos focused...

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode,  of Lagos State, has urged Muslims to continue he acts of charity and mutual understanding learned in Ramadan in order...

Task Force Identifies Criminal Hideouts At Lagos Abattoir

Task Force Identifies Criminal Hideouts At Lagos Abattoir  Independent Newspapers LimitedLagos task force serves demolition notice on shanties in Oko-Oba  Guardian (blog)2500 shanties for demolition...

Lagos goes tough on drug abuse, plans 100-man walk against scourge

…Women Strategically Positioned To Stop Teenage Rape, Pregnancy- Ambode’s WifeIn a bid to step up its campaign against all forms of drug abuse,...

Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers’ supervisors in Lagos

Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers' supervisors in Lagos  Guardian (blog)300 street sweepers' supervisors' sack causes stir in Lagos  Blueprint newspapers Limited (blog)Full coverage Source...

Drunk naval officer stabs 55-year-old woman to death in Lagos

A naval rating, Yusuf Owolabi has been taken into custody of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stabbing a 55-year-old woman, Taibat...

Navy Rating Stabs Woman to Death Over ‘Baaleship’ in Lagos

A Naval rating has reportedly stabbed Lagos Speaker’s aide’s sister to death.The naval rating was alleged to have attacked the victim, Taibat Badru,...

8 die in accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Eight persons on Tuesday died in an accident involving a white Toyota Hiace bus and a blue Mack truck opposite Wichtech Roofing and...

Lagos police command dismisses 5 officers

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday announced that it had dismissed five out of 92 policemen for various offences in the first...

Police dismiss three cops for attacking Lagos resident with tear gas...

Deji Lambo The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed the three policemen accused of spraying tear gas on an asthmatic patient, Ademuwagun Solomon, in...

Lagos police denies shooting man at Ojota

The police in Lagos have denied shooting a man at the...

Vigilant Air Peace crew expose traffickers of 3-month-old baby on Lagos-Banjul...

Sources said the suspected traffickers were exposed mid-flight when the airline’s crew members noticed a baby crying inconsolably. Newsmen gathered that attempts by...

Dead Lagos workers’ families get N280m insurance benefits

The Lagos State Government yesterday presented N280 million insurance benefits to families of 110 dead in local governments and the State Universal Basic...

N1m forex fraud : Man, 37, arraigned in Lagos

For allegedly defrauding a woman of N1.05 million on the pretext of foreign exchange trading, a 37-year-old, Emmanuel Okeke, was on Wednesday brought...

2 policemen arrested in Lagos for playing ‘Baba Ijebu’ on duty...

news The Lagos State Police Command have arrested and detained two officers who were caught on camera counting coupons they collected from a game...

Lagos Police To Begin Massive Arrest Of Lawless Okada Riders June...

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said it has concluded plans to commence massive arrest of unlawful commercial motorcycle operators, popularly known as...

Lagos retirees paid N859m in May – Punch Newspapers

Nike Popoola The Lagos State Government said it had released N859.05m to pay accrued pension rights to 158 public service retirees under the Contributory...

Lagos police begin arrest of lawless ‘Okada’ riders June 15 –...

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said it has concluded plans to commence massive arrest of unlawful commercial motorcycle operators,  popularly known...

Lagos Speaker assures Nigerians of improved wel

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has assured Nigerians that the government at all levels is committed...

FRSC marks Children’s Day in Lagos

FRSC marks Children's Day in Lagos  The Eagle OnlineAmbode's three years of 'Ekwueme' trend  Daily SunBuratai Inaugurates Nigerian Army Operating Base In Epe  CHANNELS TELEVISIONSecurity of...

Lagos takes over suspect’s trial

The Lagos State Government will prosecute a lawyer, Mrs Udeme Otike-Odibi, for allegedly killing her husband, Sym, 56, Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General...

Celebrating Lagos At 51 – Vanguard News

By Akinwunmi AmbodeExactly a year ago, Lagos State turned 50. Nigerians came out in larger numbers to participate in the one-year long celebration...

Ambode, Duke demand more funds for Lagos to save NigeriaThe Sun...

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and a former governor of Cross River State, Mr....

Photos from Aisha Abimbola’s Artistes’ Nite in Lagos

By IyaboAina Following the Islamic burial rites of Nollywood actress, Aisha Abimbola, who recently died in Canada after secretly battling with breast...

NASSI MSME Fair: Lagos reiterates support for small businesses

By Yinka Kolawole & Destiny Eseaga The Lagos State government has restated its commitment to supporting operators of small businesses in the state.

Extortion: SARS Operative nabbed in Lagos

By Kingsley Omonobi-Abuja. Operatives of the Police Rapid Response Complaints Unit (PCRRU) have arrested Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARs) personnel for extortion in Ikorodu, Lagosw...

Another Tramadol Worth 250 Million Seized By NDLEA In Lagos Airport...

Photos: NDLEA Seize 4 Tonnes Of 250M Tramadol At Lagos AirportGarba said the first batch of the two consignments arrived Nigeria on April 23rd 2018...

Femi Otedola speaks on running for governor of Lagos

Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola has addressed reports making the rounds about his intention to run for governor of Lagos State come 2019. Otedola writing...

NDLEA Impounds Four Tons Of Tramadol Tablets At Lagos Airport

NDLEA Impounds Four Tons Of Tramadol Tablets At Lagos Airport  Independent Newspapers LimitedNDLEA impounds four tonnes of imported Tramadol at Lagos airport  The PunchNDLEA seizes...

JOHESU relaxes strike in Lagos, Yobe, Kano

…Calls for Adewole’s sack…Threatens to boycott further negotiations, if… By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – THE Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, Thursday...

Cinema in Lagos: Film enthusiasts storm Lagos pavilion in Cannes

There are a plethora of activities at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival in France, but Nigeria is not lost in the crowd,...

EFCC raids Lagos club house, arrests 12 suspected ‘yahoo boys’

EFCC raids Lagos club house, arrests 12 suspected 'yahoo boys'  New Telegraph NewspaperYahoo Boys abandon exotic cars at Club 57 to escape EFCC raid  Pulse...

EFCC raids Lagos club, arrest twelve suspects, recovered ten cars

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday morning raided Club 57 in Ikoyi Lagos. According to a twitter post on the...

Navy, policemen clash in Lagos over tankers’ movement

By Prince Okafor There was pandemonium, yesterday, afternoon at Ijora-Badia area of Lagos as two police officers and a Nigerian Navy  personnel...

Waste management and flood control in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

The PUNCH editorial of April 26, 2018 is a clarion call to correct a long-standing problem that seemed to be defying solutions. In the...

TCN transformer caught fire at Alagbon Injection substation in Lagos –

Eye witnesses told NAN that they heard a loud sound when it was raining heavily in the morning and suddenly one of the...

Fire Guts Alagbon Injection Substation In Lagos • Channels Television

The Alagbon Injection Station in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, is currently on fire.According to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), the fire started around 5.am...

Lagos APC has no preferred candidate for national chairman – Olusi

APC LogoThe Lagos State Chapter of the APC said on Wednesday that it had no preferred candidate for the party’s national chairmanship position. A...

Workers Day : NLC, TUC, Odumakin laud Lagos Gov’s infrastructural drive,...

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday joined thousands of workers to commemorate this year’s (Workers Day ) May Day celebration, just...

Lagos identifies 149 distressed buildings, demolishes 40 –

The Lagos State Government on Monday said it was gratifying to report significant reduction in occurrences of building collapse across the State, revealing...

Edo, Lagos to host 11 World Bank Executive Directors for review...

In what has been widely described as an unprecedented interest in the Nigerian economy especially since the exit from recession, 11 senior World...

Lagos disburses N254.75 million to 2,046 people as aid

Special Adviser to the Governor on Civic Engagement, Benjamin Olabinjo (2nd Left), Permanent Secretary Ministry of Information & Strategy, Mrs. Kofoworola Awobamise (2nd...

Ohanaeze Lagos says national leadership is meddlesome

By Tony Nwankwo Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos State Chapter executives and stakeholders have accused the parent body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo (Worldwide) Headquarters in Enugu, led by...

Auto crash claims 12 lives on Lagos /Ibadan Expressway

Abeokuta – Twelve persons were confirmed dead while five others sustained injuries in an accident involving a Volvo truck and a...

Pensioners put lawmakers to task as Lagos Assembly amends Pension law

By Ebun Sessou NOT long ago, Lagos State House of Assembly held a public hearing to amend some sections of the state pension law.

Lagos govt. records N141.96bn revenue in Q1, 2018 — Official

Mr Olusegun Banjo, Lagos State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, on Tuesday said the state recorded a revenue of N141.96 billion in...

Lagos saves N4.5bn from non-sponsorship of religious pilgrimage

The Lagos State Government saved a total of N4.5billion in the last three years as a result of the decision of Governor Akinwunmi...

Don’t block roads during prayers, Lagos Govt. tells religious bodies

The Lagos State Government on Monday urged religious bodies to desist from causing obstruction in public places or blocking roads during worship. Dr Abdulhakeem...

Just in: Fire destroys NEMA’s warehouse in Lagos

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) warehouse at Ikeja in Lagos, was on Saturday gutted by fire, newsmen report. The South-West zonal...

Lagos completes 450 roads, 50 other impactful projects in three years

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that it has completed the construction and rehabilitation of 450 major roads and 50 other impactful...

Apapa Traffic: Lagos takes over Orile-Iganmu truck terminal

…As Ambode Unveils Plans To Fix Alternative Roads …Holds 11th Town Hall Meeting Lagos...

Lagos has the potential to become Africa’s tourism hub – Lai...

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and CultureThe...

Resident gives Lagos Govt. 30 days to remove Oba – Local

A resident of Idimu, Lagos State, Alhaji Shamsideen Alade, has given the state government 30 days to remove the Oba of Isheri Olofin and...

Court Restrains Lagos, Ogun, EFCC, Others From Obstructing Lottery Operations •...

A picture of lottery balls to illustrate the story. Photo Credit: JOEL SAGET / AFP  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has restrained the...

Court Restrains Lagos, Ogun, From Obstructing Operations Of Lottery Companies

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has restrained Lagos and Ogun governments from disrupting operations of lottery companies in their states for allegedly...

We’ve degraded militant, Badoo groups in Lagos – CP – Punch...

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, on Monday said the activities of the dreaded Badoo Cult Group hitherto prevalent in the Ikorodu...

Lagos Releases Over N1.24 Billion To 183 Retirees

The Government of Lagos State has released about N1.24 billion for the payment of Pension entitlements of 183 Public Service retirees under the Contributory...

Lagos orders firm to stop production over emissions – Punch Newspapers

Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Government has directed an asphalt producing company in the Ijora Olopa area of the state to stop production over the...

Police seize 188 guns,others in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command said yesterday it recovered...

No going back on making Lagos waterways cleaner, safer – Ambode

…As Boat Regatta Holds Amidst Glitz, Glamour Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said his...

CJTF arrests 5th most wanted Boko Haram terrorist in Lagos –...

Members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) arrested a Boko Haram terrorist in Lagos State before they were intercepted by troops of the...

Two students found dead after heavy flood in Lagos

Two male students of a private secondary school were on Thursday found dead in the flood after a heavy rain in Alagbado area of...

Lagos lock-down: Buhari, Ambode under fire

Nigerians have condemned the virtual shutdown of Lagos due to the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari. They also berated the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led government for...

Cleric condemns Buhari’s trip to Lagos, says it’s Holy Thursday

By Kelechukwu Iruoma The Parish Priest of St Christopher Catholic Church, Oke Odo, Lagos, Rev. Fr.  Anthony...

This is what Buhari will be doing when he visits Lagos...

President Muhammadu Buhari is due in Lagos from Thursday March 29 to Friday March 30, 2018.For Lagosians who are wondering what the president would...

Breaking: Lagos declares Thursday march 29 work free day

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday declared Thursday, March 29 as work free day in the...

Shock as 45-year-old mother of 4 dies in lover’s house in...

A 60-year-old man, Stephen Uwa, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command after his 45-year-old lover, Joy Vincent died in his house. Uwa...

Lagos by-election: IPAC urges PDP, APC supporters to embrace transparency

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Lagos State has urged supporters of PDP and APC to embrace transparency in the ongoing councillorship by-election in...

The Lagos state Government has not shown enough concern to residents...

Last week, the entire Lagos was held to a standstill. Lagosians were unable to move from the mainland to the island and vice versa....

Yemisi Olatunji crashes out of Lagos International Squash Classics – Punch...

Nigeria’s surviving female athlete at the ongoing Lagos International Squash Classics, Yemisi Olatunji, on Friday crashed out of the competition after losing 3-1 to...

Lagos sets up committee to decongest traffic bottleneck

Ladi Lawanson, Lagos Commissioner for TransportationThe Lagos State...

‘Lagos Land Use Charge Law failed basiç legislative procedure ‘

Nigeria’s Organised Private Sector (OPS) on Friday said...

Arik Air explains Lagos-Accra flight incident

By Lawani Mikairu Arik Air yesterday explained the smoke incident that happened on it’s flight...

Lagos explains Land Use Charge payment

…Discounted payment extended till April 14   The Lagos State Government on...

Woman defrauds popular Lagos Pastor, Tony Rapu of N23.3m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday arraigned one Olawunmi Dilureni before Lagos State High Court, Ikeja for obtaining money by false...

Ambode reveals what Lagos will be like by 2025

The Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday declared that the state would by 2025, be Africa’s model megacity, a global, economic and financial...

Lagos agency’s accounts frozen as EFCC reveals how Folorunsho Coker, wife...

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday froze the bank accounts of the Lagos State Government Number Plate Production Authority (LSGNPPA) over an...

Nigeria: Criticisms Trail New Lagos Land Use Charge Law

By Sunday Michael OgwuLagos — The Lagos State Government recently repealed its Land Use Charge Law (LUCL) 2001, replacing it with a new Land...

Lekki Free Zone And Lagos’ Economic Potential

Lekki Free ZoneBy Bolaji Odumade Lagos derived its name...

LCCI stakeholders’ set to dialogue on Lagos Land Use Charge law

By Naomi Uzor THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), yesterday said all is...

Lagos residents accuse police of vandalising 200 vehicles – Punch Newspapers

• Hoodlums resisting arrest broke vehicles with stones – Police Samson Folarin Residents of Idi-Oro, Mushin, have accused operatives of the Lagos State Police Command...

We’ll resist new Lagos land use charges – Employers’ group –...

Ozioma Ubabukoh The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has kicked against the recent amendment to the Land Use Charge Law in Lagos State, saying it will...

$2bn required for Lagos-Kano rail line, says Osinbajo

As Ambode harps on economic restructuring lagos—VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said at least $2billion, about N720 billion...

Julius Berger to return to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway project in March

Construction  work would resume this March on the...

Lagos Begins Implementation Of New Land Use Charge

Mr. Akinyemi Ashade Having resolved all grey areas...