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Driver burnt to death in Ogun diesel tanker explosion

The driver of a diesel laden tanker has been reportedly burnt to death following an explosion which occurred at Atoyo, outbound Ijebu Ode along Ijebu Ode Ogbere expressway in Ogun State on Friday February 12. Spokesperson of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement, Babatunde Akinbiyi told Channels Television that the accident occurred at 10:45...

Saraki’s Name Removed From Kwara State University

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday amended the Kwara State University Law and changed the name of the institution from Abubakar Olusola Saraki University to Kwara State University. The Kwara State University (Amendment) Bill 2020 was one of the four amendment bills passed by the Assembly on Tuesday which it said would drive...

Coronavirus: Cases of Second Time Infection Confirmed as Death Toll Rises

A number of countries including China and Japan have confirmed cases of second time Corona Virus infection. The Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak which started from China is now reported to have killed at least 3,000 people globally. As of Monday, almost 90,000 confirmed cases with the numbers outside China growing faster than inside China. As the disease pattern...

Veteran Actor, Pa Kasumu Is Dead

Nollywood actor, Kayode Odumosu, better known as Pa Kasumu, has died after a protracted illness. He was 66. The actor died on Sunday afternoon. Actress, Foluke Daramola-Salako, broke the sad news in an Instagram post. Foluke had in December launched what she tagged Nolly Veteran SOS Project 2019, described as a lifeline for ailing and aging Nollywood veterans. Pa...

Berger/Kara Bridge To Be Reopened Sunday

The Federal Government on Saturday said the Berger/Kara Bridge would be opened to Motorists on March 1. This was made known by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti while speaking to newsmen. Kuti also said a total of 31 kilometers out of the 43 km stretch from Old Toll Gate to Sagamu Interchange...

CORONA-VIRUS: WHY LAGOSIANS NEED NOT FEAR – OBASA

Speaker of the Lagos House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, called for calm among residents of the state following the detection of the first case of Coronavirus brought in by an Italian. Obasa said the need by Lagos residents not to panic over the incident stems from the fact that the state...

Lagos Records First Case Of Corona-virus In Nigeria

The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), incidentally the first in Nigeria and in West Africa since the outbreak in China in January 2020. This was contained in a statement released Friday morning by the state Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi. It is the...

AMBODE HEADS TO APPEAL COURT TO STOP PROBE OF 820 BUSES

Former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed the ruling of a Lagos High Court which struck out a suit seeking to stop the State House of Assembly from probing him over the procurement of 820 buses meant to revolutionize public transportation in the State. The Lawmakers suspended the probe after Ambode secured...

LASG ISSUES 7-DAY REMOVAL ORDER TO OWNERS OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES, OTHERS IN MILE 2

The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) today issued a 7-day ‘Removal Notice’ to owners/occupants of illegal structures/Shanties, mechanic workshops, containarised kiosks and commercial bus garages around Government Public Schools at Mile 2, Badagry Expressway, Lagos Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who disclosed this at a gathering...