Tag Archives: Lagos State

Gov. Sanwo-Olu Pledges to Decongest Healthcare Service In Lagos

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the priority agenda of his administration is to decongest the state healthcare sector within the next four years. Sanwo-Olu made the assertion at the Scientific Conference/Annual General Meeting of the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) Lagos Chapter, in Lagos. The News Agency of…

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Task Force Arrests 43 At Afrika Shrine Over Illegal Activities

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested 28 miscreants and 15 illegal street traders at various locations around Alausa and the Afrika Shrine vicinity. The chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, disclosed this in a statement by the agency’s Head of Public Affairs Unit, Mr. Adebayo Taofiq, on Sunday in Lagos. Egbeyemi said the…

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Journalist, Eight Others Arrested In #RevolutionNow Protest In Lagos

The police on Monday arrested Victor Ogungbenro, a video editor and cameraman with SaharaReporters and eight others at the RevolutionNow protest in Lagos State. According to SaharaReporters, the journalist and eight others were taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, Lagos State. A colleague of Ogungbenro, who witnessed the arrest had told SaharaReporters that the video editor was not…

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Truckload of Toxic Ponmo Seized by Lagos Government

The Lagos State Government has on Monday, said it impounded a truckload of lethal cowhide (well known as ponmo) at Ijegun, Lagos state. Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, said the “Ebola ponmo” was imported into the country by some dishonest individuals. In a statement released by the Assistant Director of Lagos…

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Ijegun Pipeline Explosion: Buhari Empathizes With Bereaved Families, Warns Against Vandalism

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Buhari Muhammadu, has empathized with the bereaved families of all who died in the pipeline explosion that happened in the Ijegun area of Lagos state on Thursday. The presidential aide on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this on Friday. “President Buhari condoles with people and government of…

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Ijegun Pipeline Explosion: Two Dead, Many Injured, Burns 68 Vehicles, Shops

A Nigerian cobbler, identified as Bashiru, and a yet-to-be-identified commercial bus driver were burnt to death, with no lesser than 68 vehicles, houses and shops, razed down in the Ijegun area of the Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area of Lagos State on Thursday. Many residents in the area also sustained severe burns and were rushed…

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Real Estate Developer Allegedly Defrauds 200 People of N50M in Lagos

One real estate developer, Alabi Idowu, has been arrested for allegedly defrauding over 200 intending tenants in a newly-constructed building at No. 1 Karimu Street, off Oyebanjo Street, Alapere, Ketu, Lagos State. Reports claim that the developer also allegedly posed as the landlord of the building to defraud the intending tenants of their monies. One…

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