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BREAKING: Police, Okada Riders In Bloody Clash In Lagos

Pandemonium broke out in Ogba, Lagos on Friday morning over the alleged shooting of a motorcyclist also known as Okada rider by a police officer. A resident of the area said the unrest started yesterday when a police officer refused to pay for the service rendered to him by an Okada rider. The anonymous added that two people were allegedly ...

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BREAKING: 14 Passengers Burnt To Death As Bus Explodes On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Fourteen passengers, including three children, have been burnt to death in an accident along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Our correspondent gathered that a silver Toyota RAV 4 with registration number, LND 13 GS; a silver Toyota Camry marked, GGE 369 GJ and a Mazda bus with unidentified number, were involved in the accident which occurred around 10:20pm on Thursday. A commercial bus ...

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Why PDP Can’t Win Any Election In Lagos – Bode George

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has revealed why the opposition party keeps losing elections in Lagos State. Speaking on Thursday when he received the South-West zonal chairmanship aspirant of the PDP, Taofeek Arapaja, in his residence, the former NPA boss accused some Lagos PDP members of sabotaging the efforts of the party ...

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Lagos Receives Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines

The vaccines were provided by COVAX, in an unprecedented global effort to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday received shots of the COVID-19 vaccines at the State House, Abuja, and since then other eminent Nigerians have also received it. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has received doses of ...

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Sanwo-Olu Unveils 10-Year Infrastructure Plan For Lagos

The Lagos State has set off an ambitious plan for its development over the next decade. By 2030, the State, which has the 5th largest economy in Africa, will have a running city-wide network of colour-coded Metro Lines that will move over 34.5 million people monthly and cut travel time in the metropolis drastically. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, outlined ...

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VIDEO: Gunshots As NURTW Factions Clash In Lagos

A clash between factions of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) on Thursday morning disrupted business activities at Obalende, Lagos Island. Commuters going about their routine businesses were startled by sporadic gunshots said to have emanated around the Ken Salem House. Although the cause of the clash was yet unknown, video footage posted online showed people running to ...

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Breaking News: Passengers Stranded As Commercial Drivers Protest In Lagos

Commercial drivers on Wednesday protested against alleged extortion by officials of the Lagos State task force. The protest left many passengers stranded along Agege-Ogba-Berger axis of Lagos. As of 12.14pm, gridlock had begun to pile up along the route with many passengers trekking long distances. Some of the drivers held weapons in a bid to resist further arrests. They also ...

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Six Dead, Nine Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Road Accident

Six people have been confirmed dead in a road accident involving a truck and a Toyota bus around Car Park axis on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It was gathered that nine people were also severely injured in the accident that occurred on Tuesday. According to Ahmed Umar, the Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, the accident happened around 12:00 ...

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Lagos Order Closure Of Schools Friday

The Lagos States Government has directed public and private schools in the state to vacate on Friday. Director-general Lagos State Office of Education Quality Assurance, Ministry of Education, Abiola Seriki-Ayeni announced the directive in a statement. “The 2020/2021 First (1st) term academic session for public and private schools comes to an end on Friday 18th December, 2020,” Seriki-Ayeni said. “Therefore, ...

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COVID-19 Kills 223 In Lagos

Lagos State COVID-19 deaths hit 223 on Friday, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has revealed. The deaths were disclosed by the Commissioner through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for December 11. “Two #COVID-19 related deaths were recorded. A total number of #COVID19 related deaths now stand at 223,” he said. The ...

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