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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...

Lagos to code one million residents by 2030

Lagos – Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that it would have trained one million residents...

Count me out of Lagos gov race — Sen Ashafa

By Olasunkanmi Akoni LAGOS—Following a news item published on an online news blog, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, representing...

Special marshals for Lagos FRSC

The Administration and Human Resources officer of Ogun...

SABOTAGE! Lagos arrests PSP operators for dumping refuse on the streets

The Lagos state government says it has arrested four officials of a private sector participant (PSP) operator in waste management for dumping refuse on...

Anglican church denies corruption allegation in appointing new Lagos bishop –...

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) on Tuesday denied media reports alleging that some bishops were financially induced to elect the Bishop...

2019: No vacancy in Lagos House, Lawmaker tells opposition

Hon Fatai OluwaA member of the Lagos State...

Lagos abolishes cash payment in revenue collection – Punch Newspapers

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday paid his Land Use Charge, with an announcement that the State Government will no longer accept...

Passenger caught stealing onboard Abuja-Lagos flight

The police at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos have confirmed the arrest of one Kunle Oni, a passenger caught stealing on an Abuja-Lagos flight...

Nigeria: Brazen Banditry At Lagos Airport and Regulatory Agency’s Denial

Although concerned authorities continue to deny the poaching that is going on at the runway of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, the nefarious...

Police nab ex- Lagos NURTW boss, most notorious assassin in South...

By Joseph ErunkeABUJA-THE Police have arrested a former Chairman of the National Union of Road...

Lagos And The Promotion Of Indigenous Language

Oluranti Adebule, Lagos State Deputy GovernorBy Ayo Afuwape The...

17 ships laden with petrol to arrive in Lagos ports

Seventeen ships laden with petrol are expected to sail into Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports from Friday  to March  24, the Nigerian Ports...

B’Haram member who served as guard in Lagos jailed 25 years...

Ade Adesomoju The Federal High Court in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, on Thursday sentenced Babagana Ali to 25 years imprisonment for participating in Boko...

Sanusi, Jega, Utomi for Lagos-Kano economic summit

Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi, former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Atahiru Jega, an Economist, Prof. Pat Utomi have been slated...

Lagos Okays Extension Of Oshodi – International Airport Road Reconstruction —...

Lagos State Government has approved the extension of the ongoing reconstruction of the International Airport Road to Ladipo International Market axis along Oshodi Apapa...

Ambode inaugurates boards of Lagos sports trust fund, commission

…Says funding of sports shouldn’t be government’s exclusive preserve Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday...

Police arrest Lagos pastor over armed robbery

The Police in Ogun State have arrested an acclaimed Pastor and General Overseer of God’s Favour Ministry, Iba, Lagos State, Pastor Daniel Onwugbufor, for...

Innoson’s CEO, Chukwuma speaks on arrest warrant by Lagos Court

The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Innoson group of companies, Innocent Chukwuma, has opened up on the warrant of arrest issued against him by...

Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practice – Punch Newspapers

Afeez Hanafi Fifteen years after allegedly acting as counsel, the law has caught up with a fake lawyer, Chris Elisha, at the Ojo Magistrate’s Court,...

Tears as 3 years old baby, others perish in Lagos-Ibadan auto...

By Olasunkanmi AkoniTragedy struck in the early hours today, when a truck and a commercial motorcyclist,...

Lagos State Government confirms Tinubu’s death

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the death of Deji Tinubu  who until his passing was the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives...

Tinubu: Lagos commissioner reveals last chat with Ambode’s aide

Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, has lamented the death of Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Governor on Commerce and...

Election year will not slow down governance in Lagos – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has allayed the fears in some quarters that the electioneering activities in 2018 might slow down the tempo...

Sanitation officers clash with marketers in Lagos

Four operatives of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps on Tuesday sustained varying degrees of injury during a confrontation with some angry traders in...

Lagos Donates 30 Power Bikes To Security Agencies — Leadership Nigeria...

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday donated thirty power bikes to security agencies operating in the state, saying that the donation was in line...

Lagos donates 30 power bikes to security agencies

The Lagos State Government yesterday donated 30 power...

Lagos Island Boils As Assassins Kill NURTW Member

There was palpable tension at Idumota Area of Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria following the alleged assassination of the principal assistant to one of the...

I-G appoints new CP to re-organise FCIID in Lagos –

The Inspector-General of Polıce, Ibrahim Idris, has appointed Ibrahim Umar as the new Commissioner of Polıce in charge of Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence...

Lagos Police kill 2 robbers, recover loot

By Esther Onyegbula Two suspected robbers were killed, yesterday, by Police operatives acting on a...

Bus conductor shot dead by customs men in Lagos

A bus conductor, identified as Toheeb Olayiwola, was shot dead in Abule-Egba area of Lagos yesterday, by...

We have compensated residents affected by Lagos, Ibadan rail line –...

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government of Nigeria has paid compensation to all residents affected by the ongoing new Lagos-Ibadan...

Imam arrested with human organs in Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday arrested an Islamic cleric, Alfa Kayode Abdul-Fatai in Alakuko area of the State over alleged...

Lagos Court Begins Trial Of 2 Persons For Impersonating Ambode —...

BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos Lagos State government yesterday commenced trial of two suspects arraigned for attempting to defraud the state government to the tune of...

7 die, many injured as gas plant, depot explode in Lagos

By Evelyn Usman & Monsuru Olowopejo LAGOS—TWO persons died when a gas plant at Magodo, Ikosi-Isheri Local...

Lagos Airport security impounds Davido’s 17 luggage after fight with bodyguards

By Lawani Mikairu Security agencies attached to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ,MMIA, Lagos have impounded 17...

Lagos to evacuate 5,000 tonnes of refuse daily to new Epe...

Lagos – Refuse dotting Lagos roads and in the city centre will soon be a thing...

Civil Servants must drive govt vision to reposition Lagos – Ambode

Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Dr. Benson...

Auto crash claims 4 on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said that  4 persons died while others 13 sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident that...

Police rescues 11-year-old girl locked without food in Lagos

An 11 year old girl, Precious Nwafor, was yesterday rescued by men of the Lagos state police command from her guardian’s apartment. She had been...

Nigeria: Badoo – Lagos Police Arrests Couple, Herbalist, Two Others

By Chiemelie EzeobiThe Lagos State Police Command has arrested five suspected members of the Badoo ritual gang, including a couple and a herbalist, operating...

Lagos CP rescues 11-yr-old maid locked inside apartment

By Evelyn UsmanLagos —  Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Imohimi Edgal, Thursday rescued an 11...

Money Laundering: Former Lagos Speaker Has Case to Answer, Supreme Court...

Former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and Oyebode Atoyebi, who have...

How “Badoo killings” sent shock waves across Lagos State in 2017

Lagos – Of all the criminal activities that dominated news headlines in Lagos State in 2017,...

Man stabs friend to death in Lagos on New Year day

A 39-year-old father of five, Olayiwola Stephen has been stabbed to death by his friend and co-tenant, Ibrahim Adetunji, during a quarrel at the...

Lagos CP sacks 9 police officers, demotes 25 others

Edgal Imohimi, Lagos Commissioner of PoliceBy Kazeem Ugbodaga The...

WorldStage News | Lagos economy will record landmark achievements in 2018

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has assured that the state would record landmark achievements in major sectors of the economy in...

[BREAKING] Five dead, 13 injured on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway – Punch Newspapers

The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that five persons died and 13 others injured in an accident that occurred on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway...

‘We will do more cultural festivals in Lagos’

As the year comes to an end, Nike...

Lagos promises spectacular One Lagos fiesta finale

…KSA, Wizkid, Davido, Olamide, Others Headline Eko Atlantic’s Grand Concert …State Lauds Sponsors For Supporting Ambode’s Tourism...

Gospel Singer Tope Alabi Moves into her New Lagos Mansion, View...

It’s a good year Gospel Singer, Tope Alabi has had a good year 2017 as most news from her has been positve. The singer who...

Lagos economy benefits as december records huge spending

…Cash Transaction Increased By N50bn In Four Weeks…Ambode’s Tourism Vision Taking Shape Says Ayorinde The Lagos State...

Wizkid, Tiwa Savage robbed at Lagos Airport

Two of Nigeria’s biggest pop artistes, Wizkid and Tiwa Savage, were on Tuesday robbed at the Lagos Airport. The private jet boarded by the music...

Tiwa Savage reveals how her luggage was stolen at Lagos airport

Tiwa Savage is furious over the way and manner activities are carried out at the Lagos airport because her luggage were stolen. Tiwa Savage might not...

Peter Okoye, joins Olamide, others at Lagos music fiesta

Many people who have not seen Peter Okoye, formerly of PSquare, do a solo performance are having the opportunity as the annual musical show, One...

Peter Okoye, joins Olamide, others at Lagos music fiesta – Punch...

Akeem Lasisi Many people who have not seen Peter Okoye, formerly of PSquare, do a solo performance are having the opportunity as the annual musical...

Lagos Police releases Statement on Praiz’s Arrest

The Lagos State Police Command has released an official statement relaying the events which led to the arrest of singer Praiz. The singer had been stopped...

Cultists kill two persons in Ajah, Lagos

There was confusion and unrest in the Ajah area of Lagos State on Sunday as some suspected cult members allegedly killed two persons. It was...

“Comparing Wizkid And Davido Is Baseless, They’re Both Remarkable” – Lagos...

The constant comparison between two of Nigeria’s acts, Wizkid and Davido is something that Nigerians should do away with. This was the submission of Lagos...

Davido, Olamide, KSA, Ayuba, others brace up as One Lagos Fiesta...

Top a-list artistes, including multi award winning artistes, Davido, Olamide, King Sunny Ade and other music...

Yuletide: Lagos donates trailer-loads of lake rice to security agencies

In the spirit of the yuletide season, the Lagos State Government on Saturday donated trailer-loads of...

Security Will Continue To Receive Top Priority In Lagos – Govt...

File photo  Lagos State government has assured the people of the state that the security of their lives and property will always receive top priority...

Lagos Recorded 24,874 Emergencies, 1,111 Casualties- LASEMA Boss

LASEMA General Manager, Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu

Christmas hampers too costly in Lagos, buyers complain

Hampers at a shopping mall in Lagos begging...

Lagos govt approves traning for civil servants

By Fredrick Okopie LAGOS—Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday. said, he has approved numerous...

Lagos introduces soft skills in schools to tackle unemployment

By Monsuru Olowoopejo lagos—Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, disclosed that the state  had introduced soft...

Singer Praiz Reportedly Attacked and Arrested by SARS Officers in Lagos

New reports have confirmed that singer, Praiz, was attacked and arrested by some officers of the Special Antir-robbery Squad (SARS) in Lagos. According to reports,...

Lagos is incomplete without entertainment, says Olamide

Sunday, December 17 will be a day to remember as the fourth edition of ‘Olamide Live in Concert’ (OLIC) held sway at the Teslim...

Niyi Osundare at Literary Crossroads in Lagos Sings of Change –...

The NewsNiyi Osundare at Literary Crossroads in Lagos Sings of ChangeThe NewsThe last edition of Literary Crossroads for the year held at the Goethe...

We’ll defend Lagos-Ibadan expressway in 2018 budget —Senator – Punch Newspapers

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Following widespread condemnations from individuals and groups particularly from the South-West, a lawmaker, representing Lagos West Senatorial District, Senator Olamilekan Adeola, has...

Security agencies probe alleged burglary of aircraft at Lagos

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said yesterday it has commenced investigations into the alleged robbery incident on a private aircraft at the...

Olamide Live In Lagos: The Concert. Get Your Tickets!!! #OLIC4

Lagos will be ready to put her name once again in the international space with Olamide Live in Lagos: The Concert on Sunday 17th December 2017 at...

Lagos Development: Ambode lauds religious leaders

TGov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos StateGov. Akinwunmi Ambode...

Maiden G-57 strategy holds in Lagos

LAGOS—THE maiden edition of the G-57 strategy, with the theme: Designing the Nigeria We Deserve was...

Skye Bank, six others awarded platinum prize as top donors of...

Skye Bank Plc., one of Nigeria’s leading retail commercial banks and six other companies have been...

FG to demolish Jibowu, Costain bridges in Lagos – Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says the Federal Government has concluded plan to demolish Jibowu and Costain bridges...

Davido to round off 2017 with 30 Billion Concert in Lagos

Hip hop megastar David Adeleke popularly known as...

Lawmakers hail planned 3,000MW power project for Lagos

Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of...

Davido To End ‘30 Billion World Tour’ In Lagos

Davido -Lagos TourDMW boss Davido is ready to...

2018 Budget: Ambode Presents N1.046 Trillion To Lagos House Of Assembly

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday presented a budget proposal of N1.046 trillion ‘Budget of Progress and Development’, to the State’s House...

DJ Cuppy brings ‘Cactus on the roof’ party to Lagos

By Ayo Onikoyi ‘Cactus on the roof’, London’s most talked about Afrobeats summer party is...

The Experience Lagos: Changing the perspective of Africa

By Charles Kumolu The Experience Lagos, now in its 12th edition, plays host to the most internationally...