The recent train/bus collision in Lagos this month left a sour taste in the mouths of many Lagosians as it was an accident that could have been avoided had everyone been on deck. For anyone familiar with the manner and manner in which the railway tracks traverse the metropolis of Lagos from Ido near Lagos Island to Iju axis deep in the Lagos mainland, erosion of the city along the tracks has left a lot…"If Lagos must avert another train-bus collision… –"
Ikeja Lagos High Court Judge Lateef Lawal-Akapo on Thursday sentenced four men to death for armed robbery. The foursome – Victor Chukwunonso, Ifeanyi Maduaka, Obinna Nwankwo and Richard Nwabueze – were arraigned by the state government on July 13, 2013 for armed robbery and kidnapping of Mrs. Gloria Emole, sister of Chief Ebuka Okafor, Managing Director of Emzor Pharmaceuticals. The prosecution told the court that the accused committed the offenses on 19 November 2012 at…"Court sentences 4 men to death for armed robbery in Lagos –"
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned two men, Taiwo Oluwadahunsola and Adebola Adetayo, on charges of money laundering at the Lagos State Special Criminal Court in Ikeja on Thursday. The commission arraigned the two men along with a company, Green Eagles Agribusiness Solution Limited, on 19 counts of money laundering, conspiracy to steal and theft. this EFCC The accused was charged with laundering N999 million. They have, however, pleaded not guilty to the…"EFCC arraigns two men for alleged money laundering in Lagos –"
Babajide Bakare, the House candidate for the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Kosofi 2nd Constituency, rejected the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) election in Lagos on Saturday. announced results. In a statement in Lagos on Thursday, Bakare said the election had been marred by intimidation, violence, brutality, racial profiling and result manipulation in constituencies. He insisted that the election failed the integrity test. INEC announced on Tuesday All Progress Assembly (APC) candidate Obafemi Saheed has…"NNPP candidate rejects results of Lagos Assembly election –"
Lagos APC calls out law enforcement agencies for not inviting Rhodes-Vivour over inciting speech –
Yabel Muhammad The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos has called on the police and other law enforcement agencies to fail to invite Labor gubernatorial candidate Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour for questioning over alleged calls for anarchy and incitement in the March 18 polls. Party spokesman, Hon. Seye Oladejo also raised concerns about LP candidates refusing to stay sober because of their unvarnished hatred, religious bigotry and tribal rhetoric. He advised Gbadebo to begin his healing process,…"Lagos APC calls out law enforcement agencies for not inviting Rhodes-Vivour over inciting speech –"
Torah Adnubi | Lagos The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT Nigeria) expresses its sympathy to the families of the commuters who lost their lives in the recent train collision in Lagos. In a recent press statement, CILT Nigeria Chairman Mrs. Mfon Usoro called on the federal government to ensure that there is sufficient railway infrastructure across the country to prevent such accidents from happening again in the future. According to her, railway level…"CILT commiserates with families of Lagos train-bus collision –"
• Provide the rationale for establishing a new regional office By: Shola Adekola | Lagos The recent tragedy of a BRT bus colliding with a train in Lagos state has once again exposed a poor policy in this sector by Aviation Minister Senator Hadi Sirika. It will be recalled that the minister last year called for the demolition of the headquarters of what was then the Accident Investigation Bureau and now the Nigerian Safety Investigation…"Experts knock Sirika over demolition of NSIB Lagos office –"
porabadmus .Urge them to rethink and try to build a better country As Nigeria’s faithful Muslims join Muslims around the world in celebrating Ramadan, the state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) asks them all to see this as an opportunity to re-dedicate themselves to Almighty God, a country that has seen through various challenges. The holy month of Ramadan begins on the Thursday after the sight of the moon, during which all Muslims…"Lagos PDP tasks Nigerians to rededicate their lives to God –"
Segun Kasali – Lagos The Federal High Court in Lagos sentenced drug traffickers Okechukwu Umeh, Lanre Adebayo, Adigun Adeshina and Emmanuel Omijeh to nineteen years in prison. The trafficker was arraigned by the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on three drug-related offences. Judge Akintayo Aluko, who delivered the sentence, also ordered the confiscation of the bus used to transport 532.8kg of Loud’s cannabis variant on the day they were arrested, as well as the N3m…"Court sentences four drug traffickers to 19 years jail term in Lagos –"
Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu’s victory represents new Nigeria, progressive Lagos, says Sen GOS –
Author: Kunle Oderemi Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon, Director General of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Election Committee of Lagos State, said on Tuesday that Senator Bola Tinubu was elected President and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was re-elected for Lagos State while representing a new Nigeria and A progressive Lagos, from the same place. “Anyone familiar with Tinubu’s political trajectory and his career path will recognize that his path to any feat of success has never been…"Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu’s victory represents new Nigeria, progressive Lagos, says Sen GOS –"