Tag: Lagos

And the door closed at Lagos court!

By ‘Dipo Onabanjo When in March 2018, I got impatient with a company owing me some months in salary arrears, I sought direction  from a lawyer friend who advised me…

Policeman dismissed for attempted murder in Lagos

Our Reporter The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed and ordered the prosecution of Sergeant Eze Aiwansoba for firing at, and attempting to kill his lady friend, Joy Ndubueze. Spokesperson…

EDO 2020: Lagos battles Gombe, Kano in basketball finals

Lagos will slug it out with Gombe and Kano for the top prize in the basketball event of the 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin City. With five teams competing…

COVID-19: Despite risking their lives, Lagos fails to pay health workers

The Lagos State Government is yet to clear the three-month COVID-19 remunerations of the over 70 volunteer frontline healthcare givers comprising nurses and doctors working at the state isolation centre…

Kenya’s Naibei, Ethiopia’s Dinke are winners of 2021 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Nairalovers Nigeria  Kenya’s Emmanuel Naibei and Meseret Dinke have emerged as the winners of the 2021 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Nabei on Saturday returned a time…

COVID-19: Lagos eases restrictions on social, event centres

By Oyebola Owolabi Lagos State government has eased restrictions on social and event centres with immediate effect. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuff, and Director- General of…

Lagos eases restrictions on event centres

Lagos State Government has further  eased restrictions on social and event centres across the state. This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile Yusuff…

Access Bank funds Lagos City Marathon

By Collins Nweze In a bid to ensure the health and safety of all runners and essential service workers amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the title sponsors of the Access…

FRSC raises alarm over 55,501 unclaimed permanent driver’s licence in Lagos

By Christopher Oji, Lagos The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has called on motorists driving with temporary driver’s licence to pick up their Permanent Driver’s Licence in Lagos. Lagos Sector…

Lagos deploys female water guards to jetties, terminals

Lagos State Government has deployed newly recruited female water guards to jetties and terminals. In a statement on Tuesday, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) said the development was to ensure…

Lagos, Edo claim badminton titles

Lagos and Edo teams showed their class against the rest of the country to emerge champions in the men and women team event of badminton at the 20th National Sports…

Lagos Shuts 430 Event Centres, Clubs

The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut 430 event centres and night clubs in the state for alleged violation of COVID-19 protocol. The Director-General of the commission, Lanre Mojola, said…

Lagos govt, Osborne Foreshore residents bicker over approval plan

By Okwy Iroegbu-Chikezie Officials of the Lagos State government and stakeholders of Osborne Foreshore Residential Scheme II on Thursday had heated arguments over the review of the Approval Order of…

Three Yahoo boys jailed in Lagos

By Adebisi Onanuga   Justice Sherifat Solebo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court yesterday jailed two internet fraudsters to a total of seven months imprisonment for N800,000 internet fraud. The…

Foundation empowers disabled Lagos resident

By Samson Oti Berkie Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, which empowers the less privileged, orphans and destitute has donated a new Laptop to empower a disabled youth resident in Lagos, Mr….