The fate of an estimated 30,000 people, including women and children in Otodo Gbame, a slum community in Lagos, hangs in the balance after the vicious demolition of their homes by agents of the Lagos state government.
The law which was passed by the State Assembly not long ago, prescribes a life sentence for anyone found guilty of kidnapping for ransom. It also provides that if a victim dies in the captivity, the suspect, if found guilty, will be liable to death.
Notable leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, from the South West were conspicuously missing at the party’s campaign rally in Akure, Ondo State, in preparation for the governorship election holding on November 26.
Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State has said that the Badagry Deep Sea Port project, when completed would be a major turning point in the economy of the state which was lately recognized as the fifth biggest economy in Africa.
Governor Akinwumi Ambode has expressed delight at the emergence of Lagos state as the fifth largest economy in Africa, adding that his administration is in the process of setting up an Economic Management Team made up of distinguished individuals from the private sector and the public sector to manage and scale up the successes recorded in that direction.
On Tuesday, October 4, the Lagos State government appointed a convicted credit card fraudster and fugitive to head its Safety Commission.
The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi , has advised the federal government to copy from Lagos state in terms of formulating policies that can boost trade, business and attract investors, adding that the Lagos example can bail the country from its current economic woes.
The kidnapped Lagos State Traditional Ruler, Oba Goriola Osenim who was abducted on July 16, has been rescued alive. This was made known by the Lagos state Governor, Akinwumi Ambode…
President of the Republic of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe on Tuesday paid a visit to the site of the proposed Dangote Refinery in Lagos in what many believed was a step towards a possible partnership between Dangote group and the West African Country.