Lagos State: 14 Political Parties Form Alliance to Defeat APC in 2019

Fourteen opposition parties in Lagos State have formed an alliance to challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections.

Fourteen opposition parties in Lagos State have formed an alliance to challenge the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 elections. The Chairman of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the state, Kola Ajayi, made the disclosure on Saturday in an interview News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He said that the “Star Alliance “was […]

Reviewed Land Use Charge too severe, undemocratic – LCCI

Sanctions to defaulters under the Reviewed Land Use Charge (LUC) Law of Lagos are too severe and not in tandem with democratic ideals.

Reviewed Land Use Charge too severe, undemocratic – LCCI

Sanctions to defaulters under the Reviewed Land Use Charge (LUC) Law of Lagos are too severe and not in tandem with democratic ideals. Mr Babatunde Ruwase, the President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), made the observation in Lagos on Friday during a stakeholders’ forum on Lagos Land Use Charge Law, 2018. He […]

Trafficking syndicate busted at Lagos airport, two Immigration officers nabbed

Two Immigration officers suspected to be working for a human trafficking syndicate were on Thursday busted at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. The two officers were arrested for allegedly facilitating six under-aged girls to Omar and Kuwait on Ethiopian airlines. It was gathered that the immigration officers were arrested by Aviation Security (AVSEC) personnel, […]

Sex doll: We play more important roles, say Nigerian women

Muslim women in Nigeria have said that they play more important roles in the family and society than to be seen as ‘sex objects’.

Muslim women in Nigeria have said that they play more important roles in the family and society than to be seen as ‘sex objects’. They expressed displeasure with the numerous challenges that the society has subjected them to, noting that ‘they are reformists’. Some of the women spoke at the 2018 Sisters’ Enlightenment Programme, organized […]

Analysis: Dana Air’s many troubles and aviation regulation in Nigeria

On Tuesday, 49 people escaped death as a Dana aircraft overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport after it touched down.

Analysis: Dana Air’s many troubles and aviation regulation in Nigeria

On Tuesday, 49 people escaped death as a Dana aircraft overshot the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport after it touched down. An aircraft is said to have overshot the runway when it moves beyond the specified point due to over speeding or its inability to stop. But the aircraft, which left Abuja for the […]

SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode “to take steps to immediately reverse the unfair and discriminatory toll charges at the Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge toll gates by the Lekki Concession Company, if the Lagos State government is not to run the risk of undermining the public interests, democratic values and accountability, and opportunities for participation.”

SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode “to take steps to immediately reverse the unfair and discriminatory toll charges at the Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge toll gates by the Lekki Concession Company, if the Lagos State government is not to run the risk of undermining the public interests, democratic […]

Ambode Sets Up Special Court For Sexual Offences and Corruption

Ambode Sets Up Special Court For Sexual Offences and Corruption

In a bid to ensure speedy dispensation of justice, Lagos State Government on Thursday inaugurated four special courts solely for the prosecution of sexual offences and corruption cases. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that two courts will adjudicate on special offences (economic and financial crimes), while the two others will try sexual offences. […]

Airport security operatives seize 17 Davido’s luggage, detain aide

Airport security operatives seize 17 Davido’s luggage, detain aide

There was a scuffle at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos when security agencies attached to the airport impounded 17 pieces of checked in luggage belonging to popular hip-hop artist, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido. This followed the alleged unruly behaviour of one of his aides who arrived with him from a trip […]

59 victims of herdsmen attack in Benue for burial Thursday

59 victims of herdsmen attack in Benue for burial Thursday

John Charles, Makurdi Benue State Government has concluded arrangement to give mass burial to the victims of the New Year attack next Thursday. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Terver Akase, disclosed this on Sunday through a telephone conversation. He explained that there would be a memorial service for them by 10am at the […]

Lagos Police sacks Nine officers, demotes 25

Lagos Police sacks Nine officers, demotes 25

Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it has dismissed nine policemen found culpable of various offences. Twenty-five other cops were reportedly demoted for offences bordering on gross insubordination, incivility and drunkenness, among others. According to a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, 60 rank and files […]

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