Speaking at a parliamentary session to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of Lagos State, Tinubu said Nigerians will resist any attempt to plunge the country back to the dark days of military rule.
The Lagos State Government has said that the developers of the three-storey building which collapsed in the Ilasa area of the State on Thursday had ignored a stop work order, and were therefore directly responsible for the tragic incident.
Governor of Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode said the decision was to ensure free flow of traffic in the State, as according to him, activities of the affected agencies contribute to traffic congestion along the roads.
Lagos State’s finance commissioner, Akinyemi Ashade, revealed this during a ministerial press briefing to mark the second year anniversary of Governor Akinwumi Ambode’s assumption of office.
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.