• Owners of abandoned buildings face imprisonment in Lagos

    Owners of abandoned buildings face imprisonment in Lagos

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Government on Thuresday issued fresh warning to owners of illegal structures and abandoned buildings in Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island, directing them to repossess their properties or face imprisonment.

    Also, the state government insisted on its decision to enforce the original masterplan of Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island, lamenting that illegal occupants and street traders “are committing crimes under the cover of darkness.”

    The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello, disclosed the […]

  • Lagos vows to confiscate buildings and hotels used for kidnapping

    Lagos vows to confiscate buildings and hotels used for kidnapping

    Determined to tackle increasing crime rate in the state, Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would henceforth confiscate houses and hotels used as hideouts for kidnapping and other criminal activities in the state.

    The Lagos State Commissioner for Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, who dangled the axe while briefing journalists after the State Security Council meeting presided over by Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode said the government is poised to eradicate the menace of kidnapping and militancy in the state.

    He […]