1. RemmyAlex

    Metro Police Meet Hoteliers over Boko Haram Attack Report in Lagos

    As parts of the activities by the police to forestall the incursion of members of Boko Haram in the state, the police have met with hotel and hospitality owners in Lagos state, Nigerian Tribune reports. The state police boss, Fatai Owoseni, said the meeting was as a result of the alarm raised...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Metro 7 Annoying Things People Do On Commercial Buses

    For the typical everyday bus rider, you must have experienced some very annoying mannerisms and utterances from other bus users. There are times you may have confronted them and they heed while other times the outcome is just messy. For some reason, when it comes to anything public, people sure...
  3. RemmyAlex

    World 30,000 Nigerians Currently in Germany – Envoy

    The new Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lagos, Mr Ingo Herbert, on Monday said that no fewer than 30,000 Nigerians were currently living in different parts of Germany. Herbert told NAN in Lagos that these include: those working, doing businesses, studying, as well as those...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Metro Shoprite Sealed Over Expired, Adulterated Products

    The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut the multi-billion multi-national shopping outlet, Shoprite located at the Ikeja Shopping Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, for allegedly breaching safety law. Officials of the commission were said to have stormed Shoprite on Friday afternoon and...
  5. RemmyAlex

    Metro [Photos]: 2 Buses Collide On 3rd Mainland Bridge

    A terrible accident occurred on third mainland bridge of Lagos state on Wednesday, involving 2 vehicles. No life lost in the ugly accident.
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    Metro Buhari Set to Launch Lagos Police Patrol Choppers

    President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission three helicopters purchased by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration as part of efforts to beef up security in the state. Buhari, who will be visiting Lagos officially for the first time since his inauguration, will be handing over the...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Metro We borrowed N225bn For Infrastructural Needs Of Lagos - Commissioner

    The Lagos State Government has defended the N225bn it raised through the bond market, saying it is to meet the infrastructural needs of the state. The Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi, made the statement on Tuesday, at a meeting of government officials with stakeholders on the...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Politics Senate Grants Lagos $200million World Bank Loan

    Lagos State government has received $200m loan request following the deliberation of the report of Ad-hoc Committee on Foreign and Local debt to which the request was referred a fortnight ago to the Senate Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC Kano South), in a motion for the consideration of the report...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro Boko Haram Scare: Lagos Schools Scrap Morning Assemblies

    The fear of Boko Haram attacks in Lagos may have caused Education authorities in the state to direct schools not to hold normal early morning assembly sessions. Some teachers in public schools in the state told SUN Correspondent that principals and head teachers have stopped morning assemblies...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Politics When I Met Tinubu, I Ran Errands For Him - Fashola

    The former Governor of Lagos state and minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola explains in an interview how he first met his mentor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. From the interview, Fashola said, “I met Tinubu when he was the Treasurer of Mobil in 1990 or 1991. Tinubu's office was...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro You Can’t Make Yourself Minister - Lagos Lawyer Blasts Buhari

    A Lagos lawyer, Nnaemeka Iheoinu, has said that it is wrong for President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint himself the Minister for Petroleum, instead of naming someone else for the position. In an interview Daily Independent in Lagos, Iheonu, a member of the International bar Association (IBA)...
  12. RemmyAlex

    Metro [Photos] Fire Guts Sarafoam Building In Lagos

    Sarafoam building located at Ikeja in Lagos is currently on fire, according to various reports. This is occurring few days after Ebeano supermarket at Lekki, Idumota popular market and buildings in Lagos got burnt. Cause of the fire incident is yet unknown.
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    Metro Another Building Collapses in Lagos, Four Siblings Feared Dead

    Tragedy struck at the Magodo area of Lagos on Saturday as a bungalow building collapsed and killed four siblings. The incident occurred around 4:50am while the siblings were sleeping in the three-bedroom bungalow. Spokesperson, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Michael Kehinde...
  14. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos Government Shuts 6 Firms Over Inability To Remit N18.73m Tax

    The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has sealed six companies for failure to remit N18.73 million personal income taxes of their workers to the state government on Wednesday. The Assistant Head of Distrain Unit of the LIRS, Mrs Oluwalomona Ekosanmi, disclosed this to the News...
  15. RemmyAlex

    Politics 6 Things That Makes Lagos The Richest State In Nigeria

    Unarguably, In Nigeria, Lagos is the richest state in terms of its commercial nerve centre as well and the internal revenue by the state compared to other states in Nigeria. In some quarters, it is believed that Lagos IGR is bigger than another country's GDP. Some of the facts include: -...
  16. RemmyAlex

    Metro Ambode Sacks LASTMA Boss, Appoints Ex-AIG, Olakpe

    Arabamen, a former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, headed LASTMA for over a decade, since the administration of former governor Bola Tinubu. The Lagos State government on Monday removed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Young...
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    Metro Court Jails 3 'Yahoo Boys' Over N1m Theft in Lagos

    An Ikeja High Court has jailed three internet fraudsters popularly called ‘Yahoo Yahoo Boys’. They are Ihechi Charles Okeke (alias Owolabi Sunday Sunny), Mayowa Afolabi Adigun and Etop Udeme Smith. They were accused of stealing 1million Naira belonging to one Osunkoya Mary in Lagos, Daily post...
  18. RemmyAlex

    Metro Tension in Lagos As Police, Hoodlums Clash

    There was tension at the Ajao Estate, Ejigbo area of Lagos, yesterday, following a clash between policemen and some hoodlums. The clash started around 7:15pm following the arrest of some motocyclists around the Canoe asix. It as gathered that the hoodlums burnt a stationed armoured tank and a...
  19. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos set to Deploy Drones to Fight Crime

    The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it may deploy drones in addition to the 1,000 CCTV surveillance camera mounted across Lagos as part of the efforts to effectively monitor developments and collect data and fight crime in the state. “The use of unmanned drones to effectively receive...
  20. RemmyAlex

    Politics Boko Haram: Ambode urges residents to be vigilant, calm

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has called on residents of the state to remain calm as the state police command and other security agencies are working to address reports of growing insecurity in the state. He made this known through his newly appointed commissioner for information...