• Artistes ready to partner Lagos govt. to promote indigenous languages, says veteran actor

    Artistes ready to partner Lagos govt. to promote indigenous languages, says veteran actor

    A veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, says artistes are ready to partner with the Lagos State Government in the teaching of indigenous languages in public and private schools.

    Salami, who is popularly known as `Oga Bello’, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday.

    The veteran actor stated that artistes are passionate about indigenous languages and will do their best possible to preserve them given that they are part of “our culture’’.

    “I am highly […]

  • Lagos govt goes tough on okada restriction, street trading

    Lagos govt goes tough on okada restriction, street trading

    According to reports, the Lagos State Government at the weekend said it would henceforth strictly enforce the extant laws in the state, especially those bordering on environmental offences and restriction of operation of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, on certain routes as well as street trading.

    Rising from the monthly Security Council Meeting involving heads of all security agencies in the state and chaired by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Government urged residents to willfully comply with the extant laws in the […]

  • Drop charges against Prophet TB Joshua over collapsed building – NLC to FG, Lagos Govt

    Drop charges against Prophet TB Joshua over collapsed building – NLC to FG, Lagos Govt

    According to reports, the Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has urged the Federal and the Lagos State governments to drop the charges against Prophet TB Joshua over the collapse of a guest house belonging to his church, Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN.

    This call was made when a delegation led by its Chairman, Comrade Idowu Adelakun, Lagos state Chapter, paid T.B. Joshua a courtesy visit on Monday.

    It would be recalled that the six-storey guest house at […]

  • Lagos gov’t unveiled plans to build housing estate on Makoko lagoon

    Lagos gov’t unveiled plans to build housing estate on Makoko lagoon

    It was reported that the Lagos State Government has unveiled plans to build modern houses on Makoko waterfront to curb the decay in the ghetto.

    Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Toyin Ayinde disclosed this at a news conference in Ikeja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria.

    The housing scheme will be a replica of Lake Union Seattle, United States of America where houses are built on water in an organised manner.

    According to Ayinde, the daily migration of people to the city of Lagos […]

  • Lagos Gov’t lists 140 convicts in sex offenders register

    Lagos Gov’t lists 140 convicts in sex offenders register

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Government on Monday said that 140 convicted sex offenders had been recorded in a Sex Offenders’ Register created by the state government to shame offenders and serve as deterrent.

    Mr Ade Ipaye, Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice made the disclosure at the 2015 Ministerial Press Briefing in Ikeja.

    He said that the state had recorded no fewer than 12, 120 rape cases and other sexual violence matters in the last four years, describing such acts […]