Articles Posted in the " Lagos State " Category

  • Lagos Police nab 47 robbery suspects, 34 cultists

    The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, says 47 suspected armed robbers and 34 cultists were arrested in the state from January 2 to February 19. Parading 25 suspects before newsmen on Friday in Lagos, the police commissioner said the arrested robbery suspects include six Nigerien nationals. Owoseni said the Nigeriens were arrested […] Post from PM News

  • RSS arrests 16 cultists in Lagos

    Kazeem Ugbodaga Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the State Police Command, in the wee-hours of Thursday apprehended 16 members of the notorious cult group known as Awawa Confraternity. The cultists have been terrorising innocent residents of Agege and its environs in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The police team led by Olabode Aroge, swooped […] Post from PM News

  • Nigerian army establishes human rights desk office

    The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured members of the public, as well as the local and international human rights bodies that the Nigerian Army (NA) under his leadership will investigate all cases of human rights complaints brought before it. Buratai who was represented by the Chief of Civil-Military Affairs (CCMA) […] Post from PM News

  • Ogbemudia pledges lifetime support for Oshiomhole

    Ogbemudia pledges lifetime support for Oshiomhole

    Jethro Ibileke/Benin Former Governor of the defunct mid-west region and Bendel state, Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, has formally announced the withdrawal of his membership of the troubled Peoples Democrati Party (PDP) and has pledged his lifetime support of Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state. Ogbemudia who made the announcement ‎during a visit by Oshiomhole to him, […] Post from PM News

  • Lagos light rail will be functional by December, says Ambode

    Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday restated his administration’s commitment to ensure that the Blue Line of the Light Rail Project is up and running by December 2016. Ambode, who spoke at the 5th Lagos Corporate Assembly, a forum for public-private sector engagement held at the Banquet Hall of Lagos House, Ikeja, while responding […] Post from PM News

  • How Lagos LGs hamper our businesses – OPS

    How Lagos LGs hamper our businesses – OPS

    Kazeem Ugbodaga Captains of industry and members of the Organised Private Sector, OPS, have cried out over multiple levies being collected from them by officials of Local Governments in Lagos, saying the levies hamper their businesses. This is coming as Governor Akinwunmi Ambode promises to streamline all levies collected by LGs in the state in […] Post from PM News

  • Ambode unveils helicopters for emergency medical operations

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has concluded plans to commence medical emergency and rescue operations by deploying the three Rapid Response Squad (RRS) helicopters recently purchased by his administration, as a means to facilitate rescue operations as well as boost security surveillance across the metropolis. On Wednesday, one of the choppers, with registration number […] Post from PM News

  • Lagos flags off Office Of Civic Engagement

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday said the newly created Office of Civic Engagement, OCE, is open to all Lagosians and will on behalf of the government, listen to the people and ensure their concerns are adequately addressed. Ambode who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule at the flag off ceremony […] Post from PM News

  • 2 men to die by hanging for armed robbery in Lagos

    2 men to die by hanging for armed robbery in Lagos

    An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday sentenced two men — Seun Omoilodan and Gbenga Kayode — to death by hanging for armed robbery. Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye handed down the judgment after finding the duo guilty of a three-count charge of conspiracy, armed robbery and attempted robbery. She said: “The defendants are hereby convicted and sentenced […] Post from PM News