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Lagos APC to Hold LG Primaries Today
Lagos APC to Hold LG Primaries Today

Lagos APC to Hold LG Primaries Today

The local government primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will be held today across the 377 wards in 57 council areas in Lagos State. About 338 chairmanship and over 1, 200 councillorship aspirants had appeared before the Screening Committee, while the Appeal Committee chaired by a... read more »

LASG To Close Eko Bridge for Maintenance June 4
LASG, FG To Close Eko Bridge for Mainten...

LASG, FG To Close Eko Bridge for Maintenance June 4

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that the Eko Bridge from Costain to Alaka in bound National Stadium will be closed for a period of ten weeks for emergency repair work to be undertaken by the Federal Government from June 4 to August 13. This was contained in a statement by the state... read more »

There Is A Terror Group Now In Lagos - Nnamdi Kanu
There Is A Terror Group Now In Lagos ...

There Is A Terror Group Now In Lagos – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu says there is an organised terror group in Lagos State. The IPOB leader also said the Miyetti Allah in Ebonyi State was functioning as a terror group for years until the Eastern Security Network (ESN) single-handedly drove them out of the... read more »

Miss Daniel, it was gathered, was receiving strange calls from those who staged her story with threats to reveal the truth unless she gave them their share of the money. Commissioner of Police (CP) Hakeem Odumosu clarified that the young woman was in the custody of social welfare and not the police. “The police were there but she was not handed over to us. She was handed over to the Social Welfare. There were irregularities and lies in the account of her life she gave. It was discovered that contrary to her claim that her parents died during an accident that left her amputated, her father is very much alive and that she was amputated from birth. “It was also discovered that her presence in Oshodi was staged. Those working with her played on the intelligence of Nigerians to get donations for her. It came to light when the people started threatening her. She promised some N500,000, others different amounts and was planning to return to her home state when the information leaked. “I had to attach some policemen to her to prevent any attack on her when she went to the bank. We suspected those people might follow her but everything went well as they were not seen. “Presently, the state government is preventing her from accessing the money. The government does not want a situation where it will become a trend for people to cook up stories, manipulate the people to get donations,” Odumosu said. F
Lagos state Govt. withdraws N25m donatio...

Lagos state Govt. withdraws N25m donation to Amputee Trader over false Clai...

Her story induced sympathy and before long, cash began to roll in. At the last count, she was said to have raked in N25 million. The Lagos State government was also planning to gift her N25 million. Days later, however, Mary Daniel, the Oshodi amputee, has turned out a liar with huge gaps found in... read more »

Lagos State Govt. eases Restrictions on Social gatherings, Event Centres
Lagos State Govt. Eases Restrictions on ...

Lagos State Govt. Eases Restrictions on Social Gatherings, Event Centres

The Lagos State Government has eased restrictions on social gatherings and event centres across the state. This was contained in a press statement titled ‘Lagos State Government eases restrictions on social and event centres’, on Friday. The statement was signed by Commissioner for Tourism,... read more »

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Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Lekki Toll Gate

Police Calls on Lagosians to Ignore Calls for Fresh Protest at Lekki Toll Gate

Lagos state government and the Police on Thursday urged the people of state to shun calls for fresh protest slated for tomorrow at the Lekki Toll Gate. They said the fact that two groups... read more »

BREAKING: LASU appoints Prof. Oke acting VC

BREAKING: LASU Appoints Prof. Oke Acting VC

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Damola Oke has been appointed the acting vice-chancellor of the institution. Details shortly.. This post was... read more »