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Lagos Extends Okada Ban To More LGAs

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Government has extended Okada ban to four more Local Govt Areas and six Local Council Development Areas. In the meantime, the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed full enforcement from September 1, 2022. Details later…             

Lagos Residents To Pay More For Waste Management — LAWMA

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) says the authority is proposing a 50 per cent increase in waste bill across board for Lagos residents. Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, the Managing Director of LAWMA, made this known during a news conference on Wednesday in Lagos. Odumboni said that the price increase was due to the […]

(BREAKING): Baba Ijesha Bags 16 Years Imprisonment For Sexual Assault

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha has been sentenced to 16 years imprisonment by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Thursday . Baba Ijesha is facing six counts of child defilement that include indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, attempted sexual assault […]

Judge Declines To Hear Case Of Lawyer For Dressing As ‘Juju Priest’ To Court

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A federal high court in Lagos has declined to hear the cases filed by Malcolm Omirhobo after the latter appeared before the court dressed as a ”juju priest”. It could be recalled that last Thursday, Omirhobo came before the Supreme Court in the same attire. According to the lawyer, he was exercising […]

Customer, Friends Lynch, Lagos Sex Worker For Keeping Quran In Room

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Police Command has charged three suspects to court for allegedly beating a prostitute, Hannah Saliu, to death and setting her corpse ablaze for keeping the Holy Quran in her room. African Examiner gathered that one of the suspects patronised Saliu and after having sex with her, he reportedly paid […]

Extortion: LASG Suspends Ad Hoc Teams On Removal Of Abandoned Vehicles

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Government has suspended the operations of ad-hoc teams of the Committee on Removal of Abandoned Vehicles (RAVC) operating in all council areas with immediate effect. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, announced this in a statement on Friday in Lagos. He said that Gov. Babajide Sanwo-olu gave the […]

Tinubu Endorses Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat For 2nd Term

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A former governor of Lagos State and APC chieftain, Sen. Bola Tinubu on Friday, endorsed Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his Deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat for second term in office. Tinubu gave the approval as he raised the hands of Sanwo-Olu and Hamzat at an APC Stakeholders’ Meeting in Ikeja, Lagos. He said […]

Many Feared Injured As Muslim Worshippers, Hoodlums Clash In Lagos

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Many were feared injured in the early hours of Sunday when a group of Muslim worshippers and hoodlums clashed in Marina area of Lagos. The reason for the fracas, which lasted from 1am-am, according to sources remains unknown. African Examiner learnt that several dangerous weapons such as cutlasses, knives and others were […]

NDLEA Intercepts N1.1bn Travellers’ Cheques, 10.89kg Cocaine At Lagos Airport

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted travellers’ cheques in various foreign currencies of over N1.1billion at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA), Ikeja, Lagos. This is contained in a statement by Mr Femi Babafemi, Director, Media and Advocacy, of the agency, on Sunday in Abuja. Babafemi said that at […]

LASG Demolishes Shops Under Burnt Apongbon Bridge

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Friday demolished shops and other structures constructed under the burnt Apongbon Bridge on Lagos Island. African Examiner reports that the Apongbon Bridge was razed by fire on March 23 due to activities of the traders, leading the Federal and the Lagos State Governments to issue a […]

Horror As Lagos Father Smashes Baby’s Head, Burns House, Blames Evil Spirits

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A father, Benedict Anieze, has smashed the skull of his one-month-old baby at their residence in the Pipeline area of Idimu, Lagos State. African Examiner gathered that Benedict was at home with his family on Sunday, April 3, when he suddenly picked up his baby girl and forcefully smashed her head on […]

JUST IN: Lagos Appoints MC Oluomo Parks Management Committee Chairman

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lagos State Government has appointed an ex-chairman of the state’s chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, Musiliu Akinsanya popularly called MC Oluomo, as the chairman of its Parks Management Committee. Also, a former Assistant Inspector General of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, was appointed as the Liaison Officer between the government and […]

(BREAKING) : Lady Missing On BRT Found Dead

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A 22-year-old lady, Miss Oluwabamise Ayanwola, who got missing after boarding a Lagos Bus Rapid Transit vehicle, has been found dead. One of Ayanwola’s relatives confirmed on Monday. “We are at the morgue. We have confirmed the corpse,” the relative said in an emotional-laden voice. It was learnt that her corpse was […]

CP Orders Arrest Of Party Host Over Petrol Souvenirs

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has ordered the arrest of all persons involved in sharing kegs containing PMS (petrol) as souvenirs in a party. Alabi described the act as regrettable and reprehensible. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement on Saturday, said that the […]

Goods Destroyed As Fire Razes Ladipo Market

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Fire has razed a shopping plaza in the popular spare parts market in the Ladipo area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the fire incident occurred early Saturday morning and affected a one-storey building, the Aguiyi Ironsi Plaza, in the market before dawn. According to an official of the Lagos State […]

2023 Presidency: It’s Time To Repay Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu Tells Lawmakers

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, urged Lagos lawmakers, both at the federal and state levels, to work assiduously to actualize the presidential ambition of All Progressives Congress National Leader, Chief Bola Tinubu. Sanwo-Olu made the call in Ikeja, during the 17th Edition of the Executive/Legislative Parley, with the theme: ”Mobilizing […]

Ikoyi Building Collapse: Lagos To Demolish Remaining Skyscrapers, Prosecute Culpable Officials

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Lagos State Government has accepted 26 recommendations of the Toyin Ayinde-led panel that investigated the collapse of a 21-storey building in the Ikoyi area of the state. The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration also rejected two of the 28 recommendations of the panel. In a White Paper exclusively seen by The Punch […]

Building Collapse Update: Death Toll Rises To 3, 2 Rescued Alive

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) –  One more dead body has been recovered from the three-storey building that collapsed in Yaba area of Lagos on Saturday afternoon. This raised the death toll to three, while the number of rescued persons remained two, just as rescue efforts are still on. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Zonal Coordinator, South-West, National Emergency Management […]

2023: Lagos Head Of Service Denies Plot To Stop Sanwo-Olu’s Second Term

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the Head of Service of Lagos State has denied reports that he is interested in governing the state and will stop the rumored second-term ambition of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. In a statement on Sunday, February 6, 2022, Muri-okunola stated that he has no plan to replace Sanwo-Olu as he expressed […]

NDLEA Seizes 22,160kg Drugs In Lagos

(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – More than 22,160kg of codeine syrup, methamphetamine and cannabis have been seized at Apapa seaport and a notorious drug den, Akala, in Mushin, Lagos in two major operations in the state by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The agency’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, said in a statement yesterday that […]



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