Featured Health

Safety Commission assures safety of Lagos residents

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Director- General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr Lanre Mojola, has reiterated state government’s commitment to safety of lives and property of residents. Mojola said this in a statement in Lagos on Tuesday in commemoration of the 2020 World Day for Safety and Health Day tagged:  “Stop the Pandemic, Safety and Health can Save Lives.” Read More…

Top Story Travel

Hotels in Lagos refuse to be used as quarantine centres – Minister

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mr Geofrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Tuesday said most hotels in Abuja and Lagos had refused to be used as Quarantine centres for Nigerian returnees abroad. Onyeama also said the affected hotels had rather preferred to be empty than accommodate suspected Coronavirus patients. The minister disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force Read More…

Health Top Story

Lagos govt reiterates commitment to flattening COVID-19 curve

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring flattening of the curve of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, made this known in a statement made available on Tuesday by the Director of Public Affairs in the ministry, Mr Kunle Adeshina. The ministry received Read More…

Crime Featured

Police arrest 4 in Lagos over alleged baby theft

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested four persons, including a couple, over alleged theft of one-month-old baby. Spokesman for the police in Lagos, DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, saying that the suspects were arrested on Sunday by Anthony Village Police Division led Read More…

Emergency Relief Featured

Sen.Adeola supports Lagos govt on palliatives

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Sen. Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos- West) has partnered with Lagos State Government to provide massive food relief for 10 local government areas and 18 local council development authorities of Lagos West senatorial district. The senator who had earlier distributed cash palliatives and personal protection equipment for constituents across the senatorial district said the last week  Read More…

Legal Top Story

Lagos CJ issues new practice direction for courts, okays E-filing

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem .O. Alogba, has issued a new Practice Direction for the Judiciary in the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The new practice direction, signed on April 27, is to take effect from May 4. The 26-paragraph practice direction, which was made available to NAN in Read More…

Policy Top Story

Sanwoolu advises businesses operate from home after May 4

Reading Time: < 1 minutes As Lagosians anticipate the ease of restrictions on Monday, 4th May, after a five-week lockdown to stem the tide of the COVID19 scourge, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwoolu, has advised businesses to still operate from home as the government continues testing and contact tracing. The governor was responding to the nationwide broadcast by the Read More…

Policy Top Story

Buhari signs order on COVID-19 management in Lagos, other states

Reading Time: < 1 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Proclamation Order on the General Management of COVID-19 in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, the Federal Capital Territory and other states in Nigeria as contained in his broadcast of April 27. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja Read More…

Featured Labour

TUC calls for safety of Lagos people, health workers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged Lagos State Government to ensure the safety and health of people of Lagos, and the frontline health workers in view of the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. The Chairman and Secretary of Lagos State Council of TUC, Mr Gbenga Ekundayo and Secretary, Mr Aladetan Abiodun, respectively, made the plea Read More…