We will replicate Edo election victory in Lagos, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed determination to replicate the victory recorded in the Edo State Governorship election in Lagos State.This was contained in a press statement by PDP’s spokesperson in Lagos, Taofik Gani.In the statement titled, ‘Edo victory, we are fired up’, Gani said Godwin Obaseki’s victory has strengthened PDP’s determination to win the[...]

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School resumption: Lagos govt releases new 2020/2021 academic plans

Ahead of the resumption of activities in both public and private schools, Lagos State Government on Sunday announced new academic structure adopted in the state after the lockdown of schools accessioned by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.The Commissioner for Education in the state, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo announced this in a statement through, the Head of[...]

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Abiru still sole aspirant for Lagos-East, not candidate –APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it has not chosen a candidate for the Lagos-East senatorial by-election.Speaking with our correspondent in a telephone interview on Saturday, the party’s Chairman, Mr Tunde Balogun, stated that primary elections fixed for Thursday would determine its standard-bearers for both the Lagos-East and Kosofe Constituency II[...]

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Breaking: Gokada owner Fahim Saleh gruesomely murdered

Fahim Saleh is the owner of gokada bike hailing company gokada in Nigeria. He was gruesomely murdered in his $2.2m NewYork apartment yesterday. NewYork policed department NYPD found his dismembered body yesterday afternoon. Sources reveal that he was killed with an electric saw and his body cuts into different pieces with is torso limbless and[...]

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Lagos state suspends legislative activities till July 20

The Lagos State House of Assembly has on Friday night suspended all legislative activities, for one week, until July 20,an official says. The Lagos State House of Assembly has suspended all legislative activities, for one week, until July 20.The suspension was announced in a statement signed by the Clerk of the Assembly, Mr Azeez Sani[...]

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COVID-19: Lagos lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh, is dead

The member representing Kosofe Constituency 2 at Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Tunde Braimoh is dead.Although the cause of his death had not been formally stated, his colleagues insinuated that it could be COVID-19 and that he must have got it from late Senator Bayo Osinowo(Pepperito), his close friendBraimoh, until his sudden death was[...]

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Lagos conducts 42,348 COVID-19 tests

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said that the state tested a total of 42,348 samples for COVID-19 as at July 3.Abayomi, who made the disclosure on his Twitter account, said that of the 42,348 samples, 10,926 returned positive.He said that 748 COVID-19 tests were conducted in the state on[...]

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4 dead, 4 missing in Lagos boat mishap

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), has confirmed four passengers killed and four others missing in a boat mishap on Friday night in Ikorodu Lagos.Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, the General Manager of the agency, confirmed that the accident happened at Owode/Ibeshe near Ikorodu at about 8.00 p.m. on Friday evening.Emmanuel said the boat, marked Lalek Marine,[...]

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Lagos discharges 98 fully recovered COVID-19 patients

The Lagos State government on Friday discharged 98 fully recovered COVID 19 patients from its isolation centres. Disclosing this on its Twitter account, the Lagos State Ministry of Health, explained that out of the number 27 were females and 71 males.The tweet states that 23 of the patients were from Onikan, 17 from Gbagada, 14[...]

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Flood sweeps away 4-year-old child in Lagos rainfall

Rescue search is ongoing by men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA at 38 Fashola Str of Olabode street Papa Asafa Orile Agege to recover yet to be identified four-year-old child allegedly being swept away by the flood of early morning heavy rainfall in Lagos.According to an eyewitness, the incident happened around 10[...]

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Lockdown: Lagos to sanction erring schools

The Lagos State Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) has warned that schools flouting the directive of the Federal and State Governments on closure would be sanctioned.The Director-General, OEQA, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, in a statement on Monday, condemned the action of some private primary and secondary school owners inviting students to school in spite of[...]

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Lagos accredits three private hospitals for COVID-19 treatment

Lagos State Government has accredited three private hospitals to manage COVID-19 cases in the state.A statement from the Lagos State Ministry of Health quoted the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, as disclosing this at a news briefing to give situation report on COVID-19 management in the state.Abayomi stressed that one of the accredited private[...]

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Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge construction begins early 2021

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, says the construction of Fourth Mainland Bridge will start in the first quarter of 2021.Hamzat said this while discussing Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu/Dr Obafemi Hamzat’s administration in the last one year on an online show tagged: ”Covinspiration” on Tuesday.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the show[...]

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COVID-19: Lagos discharges 22 more patients

The Lagos State Government on Saturday discharged 22 more patients who tested negative twice to coronavirus disease. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the disclosure in a statement issued to newsmen, saying that the number of patients treated and discharged from the isolation centres now stands at 247.”Good people of Lagos, today, 22 more persons; 8 females[...]

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25-year-old man dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

A 25-year-old man has died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State.The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known via his Twitter handle on Thursday.He said, “87 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lagos on April 29, 2020. The total number of confirmed cases in Lagos is now 947.“The good news is that[...]

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COVID-19: Lagos discharges Indian, 14 Nigerians

THE Lagos State Government, yesterday, discharged 15 COVID-19 patients after testing negative to the coronavirus disease bringing the total of numbers of recoveries to 138. Announcing this on his twitter handle, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said another 15 COVID-19 patients in the state including an Indian national. He explained that out of the 15 patients discharged[...]

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Lagos coronavirus death toll rises to 18

Two patients have died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State, bringing the total number of COVID-19 fatalities recorded in the state to 18.The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known via his Twitter handle on Thursday.He also confirmed that 74 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lagos on Wednesday.“Total number of confirmed[...]

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