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Rape: How court sentenced Mosan-Okunola CDC boss to 21 years imprisonment

Mosan-Okunola CDC Chairman, Dr Akin Baruwa
A court in Lagos has sentenced the Chairman of Mosan-Okunola Community Development Committee (CDC), Dr. Akinfolarin Baruwa, to 21 years imprisonment for raping an 18-year-old admission seeker. The State High Court sitting in Ikeja sentenced the former part-time lecturer in the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Thursday. First elected as CDC Chairman in February 2015, Baruwa was re-elected for a second...

Ogun govt promises to open up Lisa village as tourist site, boost tourism

COMPASS - community media
As part of Governor Dapo Abiodun’s agenda for rapid and viable economic development of the state, the Ogun State government has promised to put up formidable structures to open-up Lisa village as a tourist attraction in the state. Briefing Community Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (COMPASS) in Abeokuta, the state capital during a courtesy visit by the group on February...

MFM Egbeda rewards children for church’s growth

MFM Children Ministry 2
The Children Ministry of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Egbeda Region has rewarded some children that have contributed towards the growth of the ministry and themselves. According to a statement sent to Our Community, the children were rewarded with book gifts at a ceremony held on Sunday, December 15, 2019 for their contributions from January to December. This newspaper...

Road project: We’ll compensate affected property owners – Lagos assures Ikotun residents

Stakeholders meeting
The Lagos State Government has assured residents and stakeholders of Ikotun Road of adequate compensation on the proposed removal of their structures to give way to the Bus Terminus construction at the ever-busy Ikotun. The state government said the construction is in continuation of the proposed modern smart city currently embarked upon by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwoolu. Speaking at...

Alimosho residents lament over Okada, Keke Napep ban

Okada
Residents in Alimosho local government have lamented over motorcycle riders refusing to operate due to the ban placed on Okada operation in some parts of Lagos State. The residents disclosed this today on a social media platform, Twitter. They claimed that motorcycle riders have refused to move due to fear, even when the area is not a prohibited area. A resident, Mr....

Ibile Eko Forum Inaugurates Alimosho Coordinators

The newly-appointed coordinators of Ibile Eko Forum in the six councils in Alimosho have been inaugurated by the leaders of the forum. The event which took place at the Cubicle event centre in the local government was held on Thursday, January 30. In his address, the leader of the forum in Alimosho, Chief Taiwo Sangobiyi, described the inauguration as the birth...

LASU-Iba Road: Lagos Extends Date For Road Completion

The Lagos State Government has extended the completion date for the rehabilitation of the LASU-Iba road intersection with Badagry Expressway. Lagos State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. According to the release, the date for completion of the road intersection which commenced on Friday, January 24 has been extended to Sunday, February 2. It stated that...

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...

Lagos debunks ban on Okada, Keke NAPEP

Okada
The Lagos State Government has debunked news regarding the ban on motorcycles and tricycles in some areas of the state. This was made known on Tuesday, January 21, in a release on the state government's official social media channels. According to the release, no definite action has been taken on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as...

Lagos govt bans okada, Keke NAPEP in Alimosho (Full list of affected roads)

Okada
The Lagos State Government has banned motorcycles and tricycles from operating on some highways and bridges across various local government areas in the state. This was made known in a restriction order issued on Monday, January 20. According to the order, 24 roads and two bridges in Alimosho namely: Iyana-Ipaja bridge and Dopemu bridge have been tagged restricted routes for motorcycles...

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