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 Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 recovered from a Lagos home by the Economic and Financial rimes Commission, EFCC, to the federal government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that it discovered huge amounts of money in foreign and local currencies on Wednesday at a building in Ikoyi area of Lagos State.
The Lagos State Police command has said that the scheduled nationwide protest being organized by popular Nigerian Musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as ‘Tuface’, would not be allowed to hold in the State.
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.
The United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on human rights to water and sanitation, Léo Heller, has urged the Lagos State government to ensure that the 2017 budget improves funding for water and sanitation access for the estimated 21 million residents.
The title of this review is paraphrased from lines in the poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. By Chido Onumah Favour, 15, and her…
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.