Tag Archives: Lagos State

Alleged N16.7bn Fraud: 9 Consolidated Discount House Officials Arraigned

The office of Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) on Monday, arraigned nine officials of Consolidated Discount House Limited, before a Lagos Federal High Court on 24 count charges bordering on alleged stocks’ fraud, worth N16. 738,700,401.56 billion. Those arraigned before Justice Mohammed Idris led-court were: Stephen Olawale Akinretoye, Mudashiru Adeleke Shittu, Larai Claude-Ennin, Hassan Jamiu Gbenga, and Ajibola Jolaosho. Others ...

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DSS Arraigns 2 Traders for Cloning Ambode’s Phone Number

The Department of State Security (DSS) on Wednesday, arraigned two traders before an Isolo Magistrate Court for allegedly cloning the mobile line of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The suspects, Rilwanu Jamiu and Balogun Stanley Oyewole, who claimed to be a cocoa dealer, were said to have attempted to perfect a N50 million transfer with the said mobile line. ...

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Synagogue Tragedy: Court Remands TB Joshua’s Engineers

An Ikeja High Court of Lagos state on Tuesday, ordered the remand of two engineers who constructed the collapsed T. B. Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) seven-storey guest house, at Kirikiri Maximum Prisons. The court presided by Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo ordered the remand of the two engineers, Oladele Ogundeji and Akinbela Fatiregun, after they pleaded not guilty to ...

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Lagos CJ Frees 153 From Prison

No fewer than 153 awaiting inmates of the Maximum and Medium prisons ‎Ikoyi, Lagos, we’re released by the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade on Wednesday. Three of the released inmates were said to have been in the prisons custody for over 15 years. While 24 of the inmates were released from the Maximum prison, 129 were released ...

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Ambode Govt. Launches Online Access to State Laws

The Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led Lagos State Government has announced the launch of an online platform where lawyers, investors and the general public can have access to all the laws of the state. This was disclosed by the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, in a statement on Sunday. He said the digital platform which can be ...

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Court Lambastes Police Over Lekki Collapsed Building

A Chief Magistrate court sitting at Ebute-Metta, Lagos, on Wednesday, frowned at the disobedient attitude of policemen from the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department SCIID), Panti-Yaba, for disobeying an order of the court to produce the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens and the contractor handling the project, who were indicted over the Collapse of a structure that killed about ...

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Put Counter Measures in Place, Boko Haram Set to Bomb South-West – NOA Warns Residents

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday warned of planned terror attacks in the South-West region by Boko Haram. Consequently, NOA has advised schools, churches and mosques, among other usually crowded places, on the need to put measures in place to arrest any possible attack. A statement released in Ado-Ekiti by the state Director of NOA, Mr. Dayo Famosaya, said ...

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Why You Must Put God First, Adeboye Tells First Borns

At the national headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Throne of Grace Parish, Ebute-Meta in Lagos State, the church’s General Overseer, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye held a special service for the first born in every family. Speaking on a theme: “Destined to Excel”, Pastor Adeboye said that every first born in the family is special and precious ...

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Ambode Names Joe Igbokwe, Others Lagos Agencies Heads

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode  has appointed new heads of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Authority (LASIMRA), and the Water Regulatory Board. This, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), was contained in a statement signed by Mr Tunji Bello, Secretary to the State Government (SSG). The statement stated that the governor approved the appointments of ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Alleged Termination Of Contract Between Afriland Properties Plc And Lagos State

The management of Afriland Properties Plc notes with concern, recent reports relating to its transaction to redesign and redevelop the iconic Falomo Shopping Centre in Lagos. These unverified reports have implied that, the contract with the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC) was terminated on the grounds that the concession terms are “grossly detrimental” to Lagos State and its ...

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