Two feared killed, many injured as violence mars Lagos council primaries

Two persons were feared dead on Saturday as the local government primaries of the All Progressives Congress were fraught with violence in the Surulere area of Lagos. The deceased, identified simply as... Read more »

Sanwo-Olu unveils mini busses as alternative to Okada in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, launched 300 mini busses tagged, the First and Last Mile Bus (FLM) Scheme as an alternative to commercial motorcycle popularly known as okada.  The new buses are expected to... Read more »

Ignore rumour of IPOB attacks in Lagos,’ Ohaneze tells Sanwo-Olu

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Thursday urged the Lagos State government ignore the rumour on planned attack by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the state.... Read more »

Sanwo-olu appoints new Lagos fire service boss

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has confirmed the appointment of the Acting Head of the Lagos Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs Margaret Adeseye. The confirmation was made in a letter... Read more »

Police kill okada rider in Lagos, seize 60 motorcycles

There was commotion at Ogba bus stop, Lagos, on Friday following the alleged killing of a commercial motorcycle rider simply named as Ibrahim by policemen from the Pen Cinema Division. Two other... Read more »

1 killed, vehicles destroyed as hoodlums clash in Lagos

One person was confirmed dead on Thursday after a clash between some Hausa and Yoruba youths at the Gengere area of Mile 12, Lagos State. Our correspondent gathered that a Hausa porter,... Read more »

Kairo Market in Oshodi, Lagos on fire

Kairo Market, Oshodi in Lagos has been reported to be on fire. Concerned authorities from the Lagos State government are said to be “on top of the situation” with a fire truck... Read more »

#EndSARS: Lagos disburses $2.47m to affected business owners

Lagos State Government, yesterday, disclosed that not less than $2.47 million (N939.98 million) has been expended to support businesses affected during the EndSARS’ protest. Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Yetunde Arobieke, made the disclosure... Read more »

Six feared killed as okada riders, transport union members clash in Lagos

Controversy is trailing the casualty figure in Monday’s clash involving okada riders and Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria members in the Iyana Iba area of Lagos State. While a transport worker told PUNCH Metro that... Read more »

Gunshots heard as Hausa, Yoruba youths clash in Lagos

What began as a minor clash between Hausa motorcyclists and members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in the Iyana-Iba area of Ojo, Lagos, quickly degenerated into a tribal... Read more »