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PHOTOS: Crashed Bristow Helicopter Removed From the Ocean

PHOTOS: Crashed Bristow Helicopter Removed From the Ocean In Lagos The Bristow Helicopter’s aircraft which crashed into the ocean, near Lagos, yesterday, February 3, has been taken out of the water. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) today suspended the operation of the aircraft type SikorskyS-76C++ indefinitely. Operatives of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have removed the aircraft, which ... Read More »

Lagos State Govt to Go After Landlords of ‘Face Me I Face You’ With One Toilet

The Ministry of Environment in Lagos state is set to prosecute landlords who build multiple rooms which are rented out with limited conveniences. The Lagos State government has vowed to clamp down on owners of buildings with poor or substandard septic tanks, declaring the practice as unhealthy and could lead to outbreak of epidemic, according to the Nigerian Tribune. The ... Read More »

Firstbank Empowers 8000 Corpers In Lagos, Abuja & Port Harcourt (Photos)

In line with FirstBank’s commitment on to capacity building of the Nigerian Youths, FirstBank in collaboration with Bestman GamesLimited and Smile communications empowered over 8000+ Youth Corp members in career and entrepreneurship skills at the Lagos, Abuja & Port- Harcourt orientation camps. It was a time of learning, fun and excitement as corpsmembers learnt edhow to write business plans, create ... Read More »

Buhari To Launch 3 Helicopters In Lagos For Police Patrol

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to commission three helicopters purchased by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration as part of efforts to beef up security in the state. Meantime, the state government has disclosed plans to rehabilitate 189 identified deplorable roads, including the Ilasa-Ijesha bus stop, along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. General Manager, Lagos State Public Works Corporation, Engr. Ayo Shodeinde disclosed this yesterday, ... Read More »

Lagos State Gov To Monitor Churches, Mosques Preaching Hate Messages

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it will start monitoring the activities of churches and mosques in the state to check the ones spreading hate messages stating that religious intolerance will not be accepted. The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdulhakeem Abdullateef, made this statement during a meeting with members of the Nigeria inter-Religious Council, at the state secretariat, ... Read More »

BVN Registration Still On In Lagos.

Five days after the expiration of the deadline for the registration of Bank Verification Number (BVN), banks in Lagos are still registering customers and synchronising their accounts. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that some bank workers, however, said that the exercise was putting pressure on their routine operations. Some of the banks visited in Lagos Metropolis had a good ... Read More »

We Have Only Just 33, 000 Policemen In Lagos For A Population Of Over 20million – Ambode

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode today lamented on the state of insecurity in the state, stressing that Lagos with a population of 20 million people has only 33,000 policemen to cater to the security needs of the state. While speaking at the close of the state governments retreat for the newly appointed members of the state executive council Governor Ambode, ... Read More »

Foiled Boko Haram Attack In Lagos: Lagosians Urged To Remain Calm But Very Vigilant

Speaking against the background of the arrest by the Department of State Services of 45 suspected Boko Haram members who allegedly planned to attack Dolphin Estate in Ikoyi, the Lagos State government expressed confidence in the combined efforts of DSS, Police and other security agencies to keep the state free of terror attacks and stamp out robberies and violent crimes. ... Read More »

Adebutu, Baba Ijebu, To Be Installed As Asoju Oba Of Lagos

As part of the activities to mark his 80th birthday and 10th anniversary of his Foundation, billionaire and philanthropist, Kessington Adebukunola Adebutu, will be capped as the Asoju Oba of Lagos by Oba Rilwanu Osuolala Akiolu on Thursday. The Iperu-Remo born financier of Premier Lotto, popularly known as Baba Ijebu, told journalists, yesterday, that from tomorrow Wednesday, there will be ... Read More »

Police Smash Five-Man Robbery Gang In Lagos (Photo)

THE Lagos State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has smashed a five-man armed robbery gang. Four members of the gang were arrested and their leader simply named Lekan reportedly escaped. The suspects are Tayo Abiola, 36 from Ikale Village in Ondo State, Bala Shaibu, 33, from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, Tayo Olajide, 25, from Osun village in Ekiti State and ... Read More »

Tanker Fire Kills One, Burns 3 Trucks In Lagos (Photo)

An early morning tanker fire has claimed the life of one and burnt three trucks at Oshodi area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. PM NEWS gathered that the incident occurred around 1:45am on Tuesday by NAFDAC office, Oshodi. A fuel tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, fell at a bend behind NAFDAC in Oshodi, spilling its content ... Read More »

Six Policemen In Custody For Killing 33-Year-Old Man In Lagos

Six policemen have been arrested and detained at the Force Criminal Investigations Department Annex, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos State, for the killing of a 33-year-old, Emmanuel Orimisan, in the Ilaje-Ajah area of the state. Our correspondent gathered that the six officers, whose names had yet to be ascertained, were attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Department of Criminal ... Read More »

Six Policemen In Custody For Killing 33-Year-Old Man In Lagos

Six policemen have been arrested and detained at the Force Criminal Investigations Department Annex, Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos State, for the killing of a 33-year-old, Emmanuel Orimisan, in the Ilaje-Ajah area of the state. Our correspondent gathered that the six officers, whose names had yet to be ascertained, were attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Department of Criminal ... Read More »

Kcee Dances With Lagos State First Lady, Bolanle Ambode (Photos)

Limpopo master, Kcee was a guest performer at an event hosted by the Lagos state First lady, Mrs Bolanle Patience Ambode. The event tagged the Committee of wives of Lagos State officials COWLSO was held in Lagos at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island. The event had in attendance wives of top Lagos State government officials led by Mrs ... Read More »

Photo Of Woman Allegedly Killed By Policeman In Lagos

Pictured above is the 34 year old mother of 4, Mrs Idongesit Udoh, who was allegedly shot dead by a bribe demanding police officer in Lagos last week. Mr Udoh who suffered a bullet scratch has been discharged from the hospital and is now home to face the reality of raising his 4 little children without their mother. Activist Joel ... Read More »

Doctor And Two Others Arrested For Selling Baby In Lagos (Photo)

THE Lagos State Police Command, yesterday arrested three persons, among them, a trado-medical doctor, over alleged theft and sale of a two- week old baby. The state Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr. Fatai Owoseni, who paraded the suspects yesterday at the command headquarters, Ikeja, identified the trado-medical doctor as Onolaja Olawale and the two suspects as Mr and Mrs Ayogbinle. ... Read More »

Boko Haram Insurgents May Attack Lagos Seaports- NSA

The office of the National Security Adviser, NSA, has issued a security alert on the likelihood of Boko Haram attack on Lagos seaports. The alert was as a result of the concern expressed by the United States Embassy on the security situation at the nation’s seaports. The security alert was signed by Assistant Comptroller General of Customs in charge of ... Read More »

6 Dead, Many Injured In Multiple Car Crash In Lagos (Photos)

A fatal accident, today,occurred at Lekki Express Way,Just after marwa bridge in a multiple car crash after a commercial cab rammed into car causing another car to join in the unfortunate incident. The accident was said to have claimed 6 lives and left many injured. The Lagos Ambulance Service was yet to show up as at the time of filing ... Read More »