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Cakasa Ebenezer Foundation inducts 75 pupils into road safety clubs in Lagos

In a bid to foster road safety awareness among young minds, the Cakasa Ebenezer Foundation (CEF), under the auspices of Unit 70 Cakasa Special Marshal RS 2.16 Ikeja Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), inducted 75 pupils from three primary schools in Lagos State into the Cakasa Road Safety Clubs on Thursday. The Read More…

Accident Metro Top Story

Traffic incidents cause delays on Ikorodu Road and Ogudu

Two separate traffic incidents on Sunday caused significant disruptions on major roads in Lagos. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) reported that both accidents involved trucks and led to temporary road blockages. The first incident occurred at Palmgrove, inward Obanikoro along Ikorodu Road. At 6:20 am, LASEMA responded to distress calls about an accident Read More…

Disaster Metro Top Story

Family escapes tragedy in Lagos building collapse

A family narrowly escaped death when their house on the outskirts of Lagos collapsed on Saturday night, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The incident occurred at No. 49, Oyinlola Street, off Adealu Bus-stop in the Iyana-Ipaja area. Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, LASEMA’s Permanent Secretary, stated that the agency received a distress call Read More…

Metro Top Story Utilities

Lagos assembly committee expresses concern over dry taps in Lagos

The Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Environment has expressed concern over the unavailability of water supply in the state. This concern was raised during the committee’s oversight visit to the Lagos State Water Corporation (LWC). Led by Honourable Adebola Shabi, the committee highlighted the issue in a statement released on Thursday. The statement, Read More…

Metro Top Story Utilities

Lagos says ‘no more blackouts’ with electricity bill

The Lagos State Electricity Bill 2024, currently before the state House of Assembly, is expected to end blackouts in the state, according to Mr. Biodun Ogunlewe, the Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources. Ogunlewe provided this assurance during a one-day public hearing on the bill at the assembly complex on Wednesday. The bill aims to Read More…

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Housing Metro Top Story

LASG claims refunds to 145 subscribers of Egan-Igando Mixed Housing Estate

The Lagos State Government says it has refunded 145 subscribers of the Egan-Igando Mixed Housing Estate after they opted out of the housing scheme. This was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Ministry of Housing, Mr. Abdulhafis Toriola, in a statement released by the Chief Public Affairs Officer, Mr. Adesile Rufai, on Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Top Story

FG halts compensation for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway project amid plan adjustments

The Federal Government has announced a temporary suspension of compensation payments to property owners affected by the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway project, specifically from Kilometre Seven onwards, due to modifications in the project plan. This decision was disclosed by the Minister of Works, Senator Dave Umahi, during an inspection tour of ongoing projects on the Lagos-Calabar Read More…

Health Metro Top Story

Cholera outbreak strikes Lagos State: Urgent response underway

Lagos State is grappling with a cholera outbreak, as announced by the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. The recent tweet revealed that 350 suspected cases have emerged across 29 wards in various Local Government Areas (LGAs), with 17 confirmed cases and a concerning death toll of 15. The outbreak has prompted an immediate Read More…

Metro Motor Accident Top Story

Commuters injured as vehicles collide in Ketu-Ojota road mishap

A traffic mishap involving a trio of vehicles led to injuries for approximately 15 commuters at Ketu, heading towards Ojota, Lagos. The incident was confirmed by Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), in a statement to the press. The emergency was reported through the state’s toll-free numbers, Read More…