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November, 2019

  • 18 November

    Lion Used As ‘Security Guard’ Tranquilised, Moved Out Of Lagos Building

    A two-year-old “security guard” lion discovered in a residential building in the Victoria Island area of Lagos State has been tranquilised, the state government announced on Monday. Yinka Egbeyemi, Head of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, who confirmed the development, said the animal was removed …

  • 17 November

    Lion Kept As ‘Guard’ Discovered At Residential Building In Lagos

    A two-year-old lion has been discovered in a residential building in the Victoria Island area of Lagos State, the state government announced on Sunday. The lion, said to be owned by an unnamed Indian national, was discovered acting as a security guard at 229, Muri Okunola Street in the Victoria …

  • 11 November

    One Killed In Clash Between OPC, Hausa Youth In Lagos

    At least one person was confirmed dead, while others sustained injuries in a communal clash that broke out at Okobaba, Ebute-Meta, in Lagos Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos on Sunday. The clash was said to have started between a group of truck pushers who specialise in scrap gathering, mainly …

  • 4 November

    Sanwo-Olu Swears In New Accountant General

    Arrest Whoever Violates Traffic Law, Sanwo-Olu Tells LASTMA

    Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State, on Monday swore in Dr. Shefiu Abiodun Muritala as the new Accountant General of the state. The Governor also appointed Dr. Olusegun Ogboye as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, while approving the redeployment of the Permanent Secretary of the State Treasury Office …

September, 2019

  • 23 September

    Lagos Monarch, Idowu Oniru, Dies

    Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru, the paramount ruler of Oniruland in Lagos State, has reportedly died on Monday at the age of 82. There has been no official confirmation from his palace or his children, but it is a taboo in the Yoruba culture to announce the death of a king …

  • 23 September

    Tribunal Reaffirms Sanwo-Olu As Lagos Governor

    Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos

    An Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) and reaffirmed Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected Governor of Lagos State in the March 9 polls. The tribunal described the petition as a “futile and wasteful exercise”, noting that the petitioners …

  • 19 September

    Pictures: Lagos Community Loses Faith In Govt, Turns To River Gods For Solution To Flooding

    Itowolo, a community in the Ikorodu West Local Government Area of Lagos State, has resorted to rendering sacrifices to river gods over the persistent flooding of the area in the rainy season. The area, when a Newsbreak correspondent visited it in 2018, was flooded and inaccessible. The condition has since …

August, 2019

  • 30 August

    LASG Impounds 125 Motorcycles For Traffic Offences

    The Lagos State Task Force on Environment and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit has impounded 125 motorcycles plying restricted routes in the state. It was learnt that the motorcycles were seized during an enforcement operation around Ejigbo and Cele bus stop areas of the state. The Chairman of the agency, CSP …

  • 18 August

    Sanwo-Olu To Swear-in Commissioners, Special Advisers On Tuesday

    Sanwo-Olu To Swear-in Commissioners, Special Advisers On Tuesday

    Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, has revealed that the state executive council will be fully inaugurated on Tuesday. The governor said this at the weekend, while receiving a body of retired top civil servants, under the aegis of the Association of Lagos State Retired Heads of Service and Permanent …

  • 17 August

    Ex-Ondo Governor’s Daughter Makes Sanwo-Olu’s Cabinet List.

    Ex-Ondo Governor's Daughter Makes Sanwo-Olu's Cabinet List.

    Solape Hammond, daughter of former Ondo State governor, Olusegun Agagu, is reportedly on the second batch of cabinet members sent to the Lagos House of Assembly by governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu last week. Her father’s name did not appear with her name on the list, as she is said to be …

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