Tags : Lagos State

49 Suspects Arrested At Lagos Yoruba Nation Rally Denied Bail,

A Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba, Lagos State, has failed to grant bail to the 49 Yoruba Nation Agitators arrested and detained by the Lagos State Police Command. The Agitators were arrested at Ojota, Lagos on July 3, 2021, while protesting in support of the actualisation of the Yoruba Nation. The motion for their bail application was filed […]

“Nigeria’s Policing System Has Failed Woefully” -Ekweremadu

Former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu has added his voice to calls for State Police. Speaking in Lagos during the opening of Law Week 2021 of the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, on Monday, July 12, 2012, Senator Ekweremadu said Nigeria’s Policing system has failed to tackle insecurity.  While speaking on the ‘Nigerian State and the Call for […]

#EndSARS: Lagos Panel Admits Autopsy Reports Of 99 Corpses Recovered

The Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for Victims of SARS and other related abuses has admitted in evidence post mortem results and Compact Discs of all 99 corpses deposited at the Lagos morgue between the 20th and the 27th of October 2020. A consultant pathologist to the Lagos State Government, Professor John Obafunwa, who […]

Buhari Commissions FG Projects In Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Lagos State for the commissioning of some projects by the Federal Government. Channels TV reports that there is a heavy presence of security operatives in some parts of the commercial city on Thursday, June 10, 2021, based on the President’s visit. The President was at Ebutte Meta Terminal of the Nigerian […]

State Of The Nation: CAN Declares A 3-Day National Prayer

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared a three-day prayer for the peace and unity of the country in the face of mounting insecurity. The General Secretary of CAN, Mr Daramola Bade-Joseph, disclosed this on Saturday, May 15, 2021, in a statement in Lagos. Mr Bade-Joseph said the event which would hold from May […]

FG To Prosecute 400 Suspects For Allegedly Funding terrorism

The Federal Government is set to prosecute 400 suspects arrested for allegedly funding terrorism in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, during a press conference in Lagos. He reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in tackling the menace of insurgency, banditry […]

Nigeria Records 37 New Cases Of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 37 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 165,419. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this via its official Twitter handle.  According to the tweet, the 37 new cases were from seven States, with Yobe State reporting the highest […]

IGP Redeploys Senior Police Officers

Following the heightened insecurity in the south-east and south-south region, the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba has announced the redeployment of some senior police officers especially commissioner for police, CP. This was disclosed in a statement by the Police spokesperson, Mr Frank Mba. According to the new directive, CP Abutu Yaro was named new […]

Arrested Drug Trafficker Excretes 113 Wraps Of Cocaine

A spain-bound drug trafficker, Mr Okonkwo Henry arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja on Easter day, Sunday, April 4, 2021, has excreted a total of 113 wraps of cocaine with a street value of 423 million naira. Mr Okonkwo was arrested and taken into custody by the International Drug Law and Enforcement Agency […]

Lagos To Close Ikeja Road For 15 Months Due To

The Lagos State Government has announced the diversion of the traffic on Adegbola Street, Ikeja from Sunday, April 11, 2021, for a period of 15 months. The road closure is in readiness for the construction of the Ikeja Overpass for the Red Line Project of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit. According to tweet posts from […]