Tags : Lagos State

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Says SARS Dissolution Is Victory For Nigerian Youths.

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is a victory for the Nigerian youths following Nationwide protests against the Squad. The Governor disclosed this in Ikeja on Sunday, October 11, 2020, upon his return from Ondo State where he led as the Chairman of the […]

Lagos Building Collapses: Six People Dead, Others Injured

Six persons have died and five others severely injured after a building collapsed in the Obalende area of Lagos State. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday, October 11, 2020; adding that other people equally sustained minor injuries during the incident. According to the Agency, the building located at […]

#EndSARS Protest: “This Is Not Clout Chasing” – Jimi Agbaje

A former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has reacted to calls for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In a series of tweets, Mr Agbaje noted that the protest that held in Lagos State was not a ploy at clout chasing but rather their grievances were valid. He […]

“We Will Not Back Down Until We #EndSARS” – Conveners

The #EndSARS Protesters in Lagos State have vowed not to back down until the Government addresses their demand to end Police brutality and intimidation carried out by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. They disclosed this on Friday, October 9, 2020, during a protest held at the State House of Assembly in Alausa area of […]

Nigerians Take #EndSARS Protest To Police Headquarters, Other States

Nigerians have taken the #EndSARS protest to the Police Headquarters in Abuja, the Nation’s capital. The protest which is demanding an end to brutality and extra-judicial killings by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) also took place in other States including Lagos, Edo, Kwara, and Imo. In Abuja on Thursday, October 8, 2020, the […]

Lagos Ex-CP Faults Ban Of FSARS, Calls For Audit Of

A former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has faulted the ban of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). Speaking during an interview on Channels Television, the ex-Police Commissioner called for the audit of what he described as the organisation’s internal mechanism. He said: “It is not the best way to go; […]

Lagos Gas Explosion: Eight People Killed

Eight persons have been confirmed dead following a gas plant explosion that occurred in Ipaja area of Lagos State. The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said on Thursday, October 8, 2020, that the incident occurred around 6:00a.m, destroying several properties. While further assessment of the area is still […]

ASUU, NASU Members Protest In Lagos University, Lock Out VC,

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have blocked the main entrance of the Lagos State University (LASU) over the payment of the minimum wage. Channels TV reports that the free flow of vehicular movement was hindered by the protesting members who gathered as early as 7:00 […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: “Only JSS3, SS2 Students Will Resume September 21”

The Lagos State Government has announced that only JSS3 and SS2 students will be allowed to resume School on Monday, September 21, 2020. The Commissioner for Education in Lagos State, Folashade Adefisayo disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, September 13, 2020, through the Head, Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Mr Kayode Abayomi while revealing […]

Reopening Of Lagos Schools Will Be In Phases – Govt

Lagos State Government has revealed plans on how Schools in the State will be reopened amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Schools in the State have been closed since April as part of measures to limit the spread of the virus. The Special Adviser on Education to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Tokunbo Wahab, in an interview on Channels […]