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YABATECH rector set to retire after successful term

Reading Time: 2 minutes After serving as Yaba College of Technology’s (YABATECH) rector for five years, Mr. Obafemi Omokungbe will formally step down from his position on January 29. This was stated in a statement given to reporters on Wednesday in Lagos by Mr. Joe Ejiofor, the college’s deputy registrar. He claims that after demonstrating leadership and providing high-quality Read More…

Metro Waste

Nigerian Army partners LAWMA in waste disposal

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and the Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps (NAOC) have agreed to collaborate on the disposal and recycling of worn clothing. This was revealed in a statement Maj.-Gen. Adeyemi Alabi, commander of the ordnance corps, signed and made available to newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday. Alabi stated that the corps will Read More…

City Transport Metro Top Story

Buhari inaugurates 13-km Lagos Mass Transit Blue Line Rail

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos Mass Transit Blue Line Rail Project’s first phase was officially launched on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari. From Marina to Mile 2, the first phase is a 13-kilometer stretch with five stations: Marina Iconic, National Theatre, Orile-Iganmu, Suru-Alaba, and Mile 2. One of the six metro lines mentioned in the Lagos Rail Mass Read More…

Hero Metro Top Story

Justina Omogbai, Sabo hero cop, gets IGP’s commendation

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A female police officer, Inspector Justina Omogbai, has been praised by IGP Alkali Baba for the professionalism she has shown while performing her traffic duties. CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the FPRO, issued a statement on Tuesday in which the IGP expressed his praise. Baba lauded Omogbai, a member of the Traffic Unit at the Sabo Divisional Read More…

Crime Metro Rape

Cleric sentenced to life on eight counts of sexually abusing students

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adam Farouk was given eight life sentences in jail on Tuesday by an Ikeja Sexual Offenses and Domestic Violence Court for defiling eight students in his class. At the time of the offence, the students ranged in age from six to eleven. According to Justice Abiola Soladoye, the prosecution established the elements of the eight-count Read More…

Metro Politics

LP ends Lagos turmoil with new caretaker committee

Reading Time: 3 minutes A new 25-person Caretaker Committee was established by the National Leadership of the Labour Party (LP) on Wednesday to oversee party operations in Lagos State. The committee will succeed the Caretaker Committee that was previously in place. While Mr. Akingbade Oyelekan, the LP National Legal Adviser, was inaugurating the committee at the party’s secretariat in Read More…

Accident Metro Top Story

1,682 emergencies recorded in 2022 in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said on Wednesday that from January to December 2022, they responded to 1,682 incidents. This was contained in a statement from Lagos by Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who is the Permanent Secretary of LASEMA. Oke-Osanyintolu said that the collected data showed that there were new patterns in emergency situations Read More…

Metro Politics Top Story

Lagos State government feeds on the agbero system – Oladeji, YPP Lagos Central Senatorial District

Reading Time: 10 minutes Blessing Oladeji, CEO, Octave Analytics in response to government corruption is vying for the Lagos Central Senatorial seat on the platform of the Young Progressives Party, YPP. He spoke to LM’s Nkanu Egbe recently. I think I went online and I tried to understand who you are; you happen to be in the tech environment, Read More…

Metro Politics

Lagos voters want LP — Caretaker Committee

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Caretaker Committee of the Labour Party (LP) has urged party members and supporters to take to the streets to rally support for the party’s candidates. It said that voters across the state are looking out for LP. The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Shokunbi, issued the directive while providing an Read More…