Tag Archives: Lagos State

Lagos Discourages Crossover Services, Curfew Defaulters To Pay Heavy Fines

The Lagos State government has insisted that gathering in large numbers should be discouraged by residents, especially as it relates to the conduct of crossover service by churches in the state. It explains that this is necessary to curb the further spread of COVID-19 as the state and Nigeria, in general, begin to see an…

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COVID-19: Lagos Directs Churches, Mosques To Cancel Crossover Events And Vigils

The Lagos State government has directed all churches and mosques to suspend all-night services, including vigils and crossover events in the state. This comes ahead of the annual practice in which millions of worshippers storm various religious centres for crossover services to usher in the new year. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, issued the directive…

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Sanwo-Olu Announces Second Lockdown For Lagos Over Rising COVID-19 Cases

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced tougher coronavirus restrictions across Lagos state — including strict ban on concerts, carnivals and street parties — until further notice. This forms part of the public health directives issued by the governor on Friday, as the state government prepares for a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. He also directed that all government and private…

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Lagos Secondary Schools To Vacate December 18 For Christmas, New Year Holidays

The Lagos Ministry of Education has directed public and private schools in the state to shut down for holidays on Friday, December 18, the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance Abiola Seriki-Ayeni said in statement Thursday. According to her, the 2020/2021 first term academic session for public and private schools comes to an end on Friday 18th December…

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Lagos Governor Sanwo-Olu Self-Isolates After Close Aide Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday went into self-isolation immediately after one of his close aides tested positive for the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. According to Guardian Nigeria, the governor and other members of his team would be tested by the Lagos State Biobank today, but would remain in isolation until the results of…

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Lagos’ Fourth Mainland Bridge Construction To Require Demolition Of 795 Houses

The Federal Government and Lagos State authorities have said 795 homes might be pulled down to pave the way for the construction of the proposed 37-kilometre Fourth Mainland Bridge. According to them, a lot of efforts were put into reducing the number of affected structures from about 9,000 to less than 800. The state government assured that owners…

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Lagos State To Sanction International Travelers Evading COVID-19 Test

The Lagos State Government has warned incoming passengers who shun the Federal Government’s guidelines against COVID-19 to desist or face the consequences. The government said such action is to protect Lagosians against the fatal effects of the reversal of the gains made against the pandemic, which are loss of lives, livelihood, and economic hardship. The…

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#EndSARS: Lagos Pays N60m Compensation To Families Of Slain Police Officers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday presented a cheque of N10 million each to families of the six police officers lynched in Lagos State in the wake of the violence that trailed the nationwide #EndSARS protests, in fulfillment of his administration’s pledge made during an earlier meeting with police officers. The governor made the presentation to the…

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L.A.X Buys Lavish Mini-Mansion In Lagos: ‘I Dreamt Of Days Like This & Now Its Happening’

L.A.X, Nigerian recording artist whose real name is Damilola Afolabi, has shelled out some of his wealth for a modern home in one of Lagos’ most sought-after neighborhoods. The ‘Lukaku’ singer who joins the growing list of entertainers who acquired new homes in 2020, took to his Instagram page on Monday to announced his induction into the landlord association. Sharing photos of…

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Lekki Shooting: Investigation By CNN Show Soldiers Directly Attacking #EndSARS Protesters

An independent CNN investigation has shed a new light on the violent military clampdown on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state. On October 20, Nigeria drew global attention when armed soldiers stormed the popular Lekki toll plaza where anti-police brutality protesters gathered peacefully and fired gunshots. Shortly after the incident, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a press…

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