Berger/Kara Bridge To Be Reopened Sunday

The Federal Government on Saturday said the Berger/Kara Bridge would be opened to Motorists on March 1. This was made known by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti while speaking to newsmen. Kuti also said a total of 31 kilometers out of the 43 km stretch from Old Toll Gate to SagamuContinue reading “Berger/Kara Bridge To Be Reopened Sunday”

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 stateContinue reading “CORONA-VIRUS: WHY LAGOSIANS NEED NOT FEAR – OBASA”

Nigerian Youth: Living In A Time of Magic and Taking Advantage of It – Yemi Osinbajo

I want to urge all of us, especially the young people to note that we are in the best times in the history of mankind. Let nobody tell you about the good old days… We are in the best times possible today. And the reason why these are the best times is that we areContinue reading “Nigerian Youth: Living In A Time of Magic and Taking Advantage of It – Yemi Osinbajo”

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 isContinue reading “Lagos Records First Case Of Corona-virus In Nigeria”

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 securedContinue reading “AMBODE HEADS TO APPEAL COURT TO STOP PROBE OF 820 BUSES”

ALL SUSPECTED CORONAVIRUS CASES IN NIGERIA TESTED NEGATIVE

Eleven suspected cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) tested in Nigeria have tested negative, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The centre’s director-general, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, confirmed this on Thursday in Abuja. Ihekweazu reassured Nigerians of their safety against COVID-19, following rumours of a confirmed case in Lagos. He said the tests were conductedContinue reading “ALL SUSPECTED CORONAVIRUS CASES IN NIGERIA TESTED NEGATIVE”

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 gatheringContinue reading “LASG ISSUES 7-DAY REMOVAL ORDER TO OWNERS OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES, OTHERS IN MILE 2”

NERC Orders DisCos Not To Bill Unmetered Customers More Than N1,800 Monthly

FacebookTwitterEmailWhatsAppSMSLinkedInShareThe Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has barred the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) from charging residential customers above an average of N1,800 monthly until they are metered. The order is coming amidst continued outrages on over billing by electricity customers. In an Order 197 signed by the Chairman, Prof. James Momoh and the Commissioner, Legal,Continue reading “NERC Orders DisCos Not To Bill Unmetered Customers More Than N1,800 Monthly”

Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has found a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, guilty on count one of the seven-count charge slammed against him by the federal government. The judge, in the judgment on Tuesday, agreed with prosecution counsel, Sylvanus Tahir that Metuh knewContinue reading “Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial”

EFCC Re-arraigns Jonah Jang, Cashier Over N6.3bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned former Governor of Plateau, Jonah Jang, and a cashier at the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Yusuf Pam, on alleged N6.3 billion fraud. The defendants were first arraigned in June 2018 on 17-count charges bordering on misappropriation of funds, criminal breach ofContinue reading “EFCC Re-arraigns Jonah Jang, Cashier Over N6.3bn Fraud”