• Two die, one mobbed to death in Lagos road mishap amid lockdown

    Two die, one mobbed to death in Lagos road mishap amid lockdown0

    Two persons died while another person was injured yesterday when two buses had a head-on collision at the Ile-iwe bus-stop, Idimu, in Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos State in spite of the ongoing lockdown. A Siena bus loaded with passengers had defied the government shutdown order and was on high speed when it

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  • Lagos residents lament hunger during lockdown, await COVID-19 relief

    Lagos residents lament hunger during lockdown, await COVID-19 relief0

    Lagos residents lament hunger during lockdown, await COVID-19 relief – LASG seeks cooperation on restriction, asks citizens to report violators On Day Three of the lockdown in Lagos State yesterday, it was various levels of frustration for residents as much lamented starvations resulting from the stay at the home directive of the president. Many of

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  • Lagos State traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

    Lagos State traces 1,300 as cases hit 120

    The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12,  the total number of cases in the country. The state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi,  who disclosed this at a press conference in  Ikeja, also said the Italian, who was the first person in the country to be diagnosed with the

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  • FG shuts down Eko bridge, Lagos lists alternative routes

    FG shuts down Eko bridge, Lagos lists alternative routes0

    The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced alternative routes for motorists as the Federal Controller of Works, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, confirmed the closure of a section of Eko Bridge to enable rehabilitation works on worn-out bearings noticed between Alaka and Costain portion inwards Apongbon. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Aramide

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  • Lagos Assembly backs Amotekun, set for public hearing Monday

    Lagos Assembly backs Amotekun, set for public hearing Monday0

    The Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday backed the South-West Security Outfit, code-named Amotekun, and has fixed a public hearing for Monday, February 24, 2020. The Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, subsequently committed the bill to the House Committee on Information, Publicity, Security and Strategy for a public hearing during plenary. The committee, headed by Tunde Braimoh,

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  • Three killed in Lagos brutal NURTW gang clashes, over 70 arrested

    Three killed in Lagos brutal NURTW gang clashes, over 70 arrested0

    Scene of the incident At least one person was yesterday confirmed dead after suspected cultists went on rampage around Pako, Yeside and Cassette bus stops in Aguda, Surulere area of Lagos State. This came a day after Sunday’s cult war in Ilasa, which claimed another life. Also, two persons have died and scores of residents

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