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(Photos): Agbado-Oke Odo begins work on Arogundade road

Arogundade road
The 1.5 kilometre-long Arogundade Road in Aboru-Iyana will soon be wearing a new look as the Agbado-Oke Odo council administration has begun construction work on the road. Our Community learnt that the laying and comparting of stone base on the road began earlier this week in preparation for paving stone and asphalt laying. The project that is being handled by Fabad Technical...

Abule-Egba fire: Lagos govt set to discuss victim’s compensation with NNPC

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it would be meeting with the management of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to discuss issues of compensation for victims of the January 19 pipeline fire in Abule Egba. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known weekend while sympathising with over 300 displaced victims of the inferno resettled in Igando Emergency Relief Camp in...

Abule-Egba explosion: Lagos opens relief camp for victims

Following the pipeline explosion at Abule-Egba area of Lagos State on Sunday, the state government has opened a camp for 300 victims of the fire incident. This was made known in a statement by Nosa Okunbor, the Public Affairs Officer of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Wednesday, January 22. Okunbor confirmed that the Internally Displaced Persons will be kept...

Hamzat calls for collaboration among stakeholders to end pipeline vandalisation

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat on Tuesday called for collaboration among relevant stakeholders on how to end the incessant vandalisation of pipelines in the state. Speaking in Abule Egba, where another explosion occurred on Sunday, he stated that such collaboration has become imperative in view of lost lives and properties occasioned by the handiwork of vandals,...

Lagos gov’t meets stakeholders to discuss Computer Village relocation

The Lagos State Government has met with stakeholders to discuss the planned relocation of the Computer Village from Ikeja to Katangowa in Agbado/Oke-Odo LCDA to get their commitment to the project. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako made this known on Monday, December 23. He stated that the relocation process began with the exchange of vital...

Stop paying for birth certificates – Lagos govt urges residents

The Lagos State Government has advised residents to stop paying for birth certificates and report state officials who demand payment for its issuance. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Primary Health Board, Dr Tayo Lawal, made this known on Thursday, December 12, during the inauguration of the Surulere Primary Health Centre, Agbado-Oke-Odo, in the Alimosho area of the state. Lawal, who was...

Involve Africa commends Agbado Oke-Odo boss

Pan-African youth organisation, Involve Africa has commended the Chairman of Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area, Dr. Augustine Adeoye for his commitment to social accountability in the local government. The commendation came when the group held an advocacy session with the chairman on Wednesday, November 20. Discussions from the session bothered on issues of financial mismanagement and project abandonment of the...

Arogundade flags off borehole construction in Agbado/Oke-Odo

  The Chairman, Agbado/Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Dr. Augustine Adeoye Arogundade, today, flagged off the execution of borehole construction in the seven wards in the council. This information was revealed by Lagospedia in a post on their Twitter page, @lagospedia. The execution of the project, which is said to last for a duration of 6 weeks will stretch from Ward...

Oke-Odo Resident Punches Landlord, Knocks Out His Teeth

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An Oke-Odo resident, Emmanuel Nwachukwu, has been dragged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court for breaking his landlord’s teeth after punching him in the mouth during an argument. The 32-year-old Nwachukwu was arraigned for conspiracy and assault on Thursday, March 7. According to the prosecutor, Inspector Victor Eruada, the incident occurred at 9:00 a.m on February 24 at No. 9, Tutuola...

NSCDC Personnel Faces Murder Charge For Shooting Oke Odo Resident Dead

Taofeek Abdulqadir
A Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) personnel, Kehinde Osho, who allegedly shot and killed a man, on Friday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Osho, whose address was not provided, is facing a count charge of murder, but he pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor, Insp. Oladele Adebayo, had told the court that the accused committed the...

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