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Housing Metro

Lagos govt, experts work to domesticate National Building Code

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government and the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) are working together to engage stakeholders towards adopting technical committees to domesticate the National Building Code (NBC) in the state. The process is being driven by the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development. At a meeting on Tuesday, the Ministry’s Commissioner, Read More…

Metro Security

LNSA empowers officers across Lagos State with working tools to enhance security

Reading Time: 2 minutes Officers of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency (LNSA) in the 20 local government areas and the 37 local council development areas have received essential tools for improved operations and community policing. The General Manager of the agency, Dr Ifalade Oyekan, presented the items at the agency’s headquarters on Wednesday. Oyekan said that the move Read More…

Legal Metro

Justice delay: Seven NBA branches demand action from Lagos Chief Judge

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lawyers from all branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos State have demanded justice administration reforms in a meeting with the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Kazeem Alogba. Their delegation included Bar leaders, Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs), chairmen of NBA Lagos, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Badagry, Epe and Surulere branches as well as Read More…

City Transport Metro Public Works

32km rail project: Lagos pays off 800 Ogun residents

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government says it has begun payment of compensation to 800 people affected by the right of way of the 32km Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) Red line project in Ogun State. The Managing Director, Lagos State Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, made this known in a statement issued in Read More…

Metro Society Top Story

Grooming Centre and Sesor sign N17.841m MoU to support IDPs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grooming People for Better Livelihood Centre (Grooming Centre), a micro-finance NGO, on 21st July 2022 renewed its partnership with Sesor Empowerment Foundation with the financial support of N17.841m to provide economic empowerment to 200 displaced women in Lagos and Benue states. Dr Godwin Nwabunka, the CEO of Grooming Centre in his statement at the MOU-signing Read More…

Health Metro

Vulnerable Lagosians get N750m boost

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government, says it has released N750 million to provide healthcare for vulnerable Lagosians. General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), Mrs. Emmannuella Zamba, said the government released the funds in tranches. Zamba, who disclosed this to journalists in Lagos, identified the vulnerable as those with disabilities, persons challenged economically, pregnant women, Read More…

Environment Metro

Diesel scarcity: Lagos resumes daily waste evacuation

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government has commenced the evacuation of backlog of waste which accumulated due to the exorbitant price of diesel. The Managing Director of the Lagos Waste Management Authority, LAWMA, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, in a statement on Tuesday, said the clearing operation would take place between 10 pm and 4am across the state. Odumboni Read More…

Metro Politics Top Story

Lagos Deputy Gov not beaten up by APC members, says state

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has debunked reports that the Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and some APC chieftains were beaten up by aggrieved political miscreants at a reconciliation meeting on Monday. The Senior Special Assistant to the Lagos state deputy governor, Mr Tunde Alao, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. He Read More…

Crime fraud Metro Top Story

Lagos-based bank loses N206m to fraudsters

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A middle-aged Richy Omonefe Orida, has been arraigned before a Lagos Chief Magistrate court, for alleged conspiracy and fraud of N206 million. According to the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) Lagos which arraigned Orida before Chief Magistrate A. O. Erinle (Mrs.), the money belonged to Baobab Microfinance Bank Nigeria Limited. Prosecution counsel Henry Obiaze alleged Read More…