Tag Archives: Lagos

Lagos Seals Nightclubs, Event Centres And Others For Flouting COVID-19 Protocols

The Lagos State Government has sealed about 12 facilities for defying the Federal Government’s directive on COVID-19 as it concerns social and recreational centres. In a statement issued on Sunday by the Director-General of Lagos State Safety Commission, Lanre Mojola, some of the facilities include DNA Night Club, Buzz Bar, Silverfox, Cocoon. Others include Westend…

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Lagos Reiterates COVID-19 Guidelines On Weddings, Religious Activities & Others

The Lagos State government grappling with the coronavirus pandemic has issued 13 guidelines to limit the spread of the illness in the state. According to the guidelines, reissued on Friday December 25, it is now mandatory for prospective couples to obtain clearance from the Lagos State Safety Commission before weddings can take place. Also, Churches and mosques were also…

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Lagos Governor Sanwo-Olu Out Of Isolation After Testing Negative For COVID-19

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested negative for coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Sanwo-Olu’s health status was disclosed on Thursday by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Jubril Gawat, via Twitter. “EXCLUSIVE FLASH: Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu Hours after he was certified COVID-19 FREE, stepped out, this afternoon, to perform his first public official function in…

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Comedian Josh2Funny And His Fiancée Tie The Knot In Private Courthouse Wedding

Popular Nigerian comedian Josh2Funny has tied the knot! The actor wed his longtime girlfriend in a private courthouse ceremony on Friday December 18. The couple, who got engaged in October said “I do” amidst few relatives and friends at the Ministry of Interior’s Federal Marriage Registry in Ikoyi, Lagos. Although Josh2Funny, whose real name is Josh Alfred, has not…

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#EndSARS: Abuja Sees Fresh Protest Despite Inspector-General Of Police’s Warnings

Over hundred of FCT residents attended an #EndSARS protest in the country’s capital on Monday, following widespread rumours that a second wave of the anti-police brutality demonstration was in the works. In videos being shared by the protesters on Twitter, a mammoth crowd was spotted shocking many social media users. This is because just a month ago the Inspector-General of Police…

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Again, Lagos Police Warns Residents Against Staging Another #EndSARS Protest

The Lagos State Police Command is warning residents once again to desist from embarking on any  form of gathering, procession or protest. According to a press release from authorities, this is as a result of “some unpatriotic individuals and groups” who are planning to stage the “replica of the recent destructive and violent EndSars protest that left…

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COVID-19: Lagos Tops Nigeria’s Infections As NCDC Records 152 New Cases

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 152 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country, with Lagos topping the chart with 136 cases. This was made this known via the public disease agency’s verified website on Sunday November 15. The breakdown of the states with the new cases are Lagos-136, Kano-4, Niger-3, Ekiti-2, Kaduna-2,…

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#EndSARS: South-West Ministers Want Military To Be Probed Over Lekki Shooting

Ministers from the South-West region of the country have demanded for a thorough investigation of the Lekki toll gate shooting reportedly carried out by the Nigerian army. Recall that the #EndSARS demonstrations across the country turned violent on Tuesday October 20 after soldiers opened fire on peaceful anti-police brutality protesters, who had converged at the Lekki toll booth…

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Mile 2 Explosion: Petrol Tanker Engulfed In Flames, Causes Gridlock In Lagos

A petrol-laden tanker exploded on Thursday morning at the the Alaba Express axis of Oshodi Apapa expressway near Mile 2 Estate. Residents took to Twitter as early as 1:30am to call for help and express concern for their lives and properties as the fire began to spread to other fuel conveying trucks. Eyewitnesses alleged the…

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Twitter Reacts After Fashola Discovers Mystery Camera At Scene Of Lekki Shooting

The Minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola on Sunday, found a hidden camera at the scene of the shooting in the Lekki area of Lagos state. Fashola made this discovery while making on-the-spot assessment of the place where #EndSARS protesters demonstrated for 13 days before they were forcefully dispersed. On Tuesday, men in army uniform invaded…

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