Tags : Lagos State

Tanker Laden With Diesel Goes Up In Flames In Lagos

A tanker laden with about 11,000 litres of diesel went up in flames at the Abule Osun Bus Station, in the Ojo barracks axis of the Badagry expressway, Lagos State on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The scene of the accident is adjacent to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) construction yard . ChannelsTV Firefighters were […]

Police Inspector Commits Suicide To Avoid Murder Trial

A Police Inspector, Okon Essien, who was detained at the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, Yaba, for shooting and killing one Mr Hassan Stanley, has allegedly killed himself to avoid trial. The Command’s Spokesman, Bala Elkana, said Essien was arrested at Akodo on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 alongside three of his colleagues namely, Insp. Lawrence […]

Sanwo-Olu Launches Ferries, Says No Going Back On Okada, Keke

Lagos State Governor , Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has launched 14 commercial ferries at the Badore Ferry Terminal, Ajah in response to the  difficult transport situation that accompanied the recent ban of commercial motocycles and tricycles popularly known as Okada and Keke . The Governor who spoke at the launch on Tuesday at the Badore Ferry […]

TRANSPORT MINISTER CAUTIONS GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU OVER OKADA, TRICYCLE BAN.

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has warned the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that the ban on motorcycle (okada) and tricycle (keke) operators would amount to increase in unemployment and insecurity. Though Dr Amaechi consented that motorcycles were used to rob during his tenure as a Governor in Rivers State, he cautioned […]

Lagos Ban On Commercial Motorcycles, Tricycles Takes Effect Today

The ban on commercial motorcycle and tricycle operations in Lagos State has taken effect today, February 1, 2020. According to the Director of Transport Operations at the Ministry of Transportation, Mr Gbolahan Toriola, the initiative is for the greater good of the State and it is expected to help reduce traffic congestion on the highways. […]

Fire Razes Shops In Ajao Estate, Lagos

No fewer than 15 shops were razed by fire in the inferno that ravaged a complex of shops along Fatai Irawo, Ajao Estate, Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State, as shop owners recount their losses. The fire, which was said to have broken out in the area by electricity glitch on Friday, […]

SIX SHOPPING PLAZAS DESTROYED IN BALOGUN MARKET FIRE

Six shopping plazas were razed to the ground in a fire outbreak at the Balogun market, Sunny Adewale Street, Lagos Island.  It was learnt that the inferno which occurred on Wednesday morning started at about 10am.  when a trader was putting fuel inside his generator which was on at Anambra plaza. While he was still […]

Lagos Govt Decries Accident Rate, To Enforce Ban Okada, Keke

The Lagos State Government has decried the rate of motorcycle (okada) and tricycle (keke) accidents on roads across the State. In order to check this, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, announced that the Government would enforce the ban on Motorcycles and Tricycles in six Local Government areas, as well as major […]

Midnight Fire Guts Amu Timber Market In Mushin

Residents and traders in Olorunshogo area of Mushin, Lagos State, were thrown into panic on Saturday, January 25, 2020, when fire gutted the Amu timber market in the area, destroying properties worth millions of naira. The fire, according to reports gathered, started around 12:00a.m and ranged for hours. Speaking to Journalists, the Acting Head of […]

Panic As Pipeline Explodes At Ile Epo In Abule Egba

A pipeline explosion at Ile Epo around the Abule Egba area of Lagos State has sent many persons scampering to safety. The area was sent into a frenzy as the pipeline burst into flames. Many concerned Nigerians took to social media giving updates on the development. According to some of those who made posts online, […]