Tag - Lagos

BREAKING: Nigeria Announces Second Corona-virus Case

Minister of Health, Osagie Enahire, has confirmed that Nigeria has recorded a second case of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Dr Ehanire confirmed this on Monday at a press conference in Benin, Edo State capital. The victim, he said, had contact with the Italian who was the first index case of coronavirus in Nigeria during his visit...

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...

Fire Causing More Harm Than Boko Haram Engr. Jumade

Fire outbreaks are causing more harms than Boko Haram terrorists, Managing Director of Surveillant Fire Limited, Mr. Jumade Adejola has declared. He said Nigerians should start giving more attention to fire outbreaks as they battle militants. Adejola spoke in a chat with reporters at his head office in Magodo, Lagos recently. He blamed law enforcement agencies for...

Railway Construction: Lagos To Close Two Roads

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday has announced its plan to close two roads in the the state for the ongoing Lagos – Ibadan railway project. The two roads to be affected ate Jonathan Coker Street in the Fagba area and Yaba Level Crossing. According to a statement by the state government, Jonathan Coker Street in...

3RD ANNUAL ALUMNI LECTURE OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT END OF THE 3RD ANNUAL ALUMNI LECTURE OF THE FACULTY OF ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, TITLED “PROFESSIONALS IN POLITICS: PANACEA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”, HELD ON THURSDAY, 12TH DECEMBER 2019, AT J.F. ADE AJAYI AUDITORIUM, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, AKOKA, LAGOS. INTRODUCTION: The one-day 3rd Annual Alumni Lecture was organised by the University of Lagos...

BREAKING: Customs Seize $8m Cash At Lagos Airport

Customs CG, Hameed AliThe Murtala Muhammed International Airport Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted $8,065,615 at the airport. NCS Comptroller-General, Hameed Ali, said on Tuesday at a press conference that the cash was stashed inside a car ready to be loaded into an aircraft. Ali said the vehicle belongs to the Nigerian Aviation...