Lagos State to sponsor computer coding training of one million residents

Ahead of the much anticipated roll out of CodeLagos, the Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday said the programme would seek to teach at least one million Lagos residents to code by 2019 and also foster necessary skills to create sustainable solutions to social challenges and create employment opportunities. The government also announced the… Read More Lagos State to sponsor computer coding training of one million residents

Thirteen suspected cultists arrested for vandalism in Lagos

No fewer than 13 suspected cultists have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command in the Ilasan, Ajah end of the Lekki-Epe Expressway for allegedly vandalising cars and shops. The suspects were arrested by the Maroko Police Division last Tuesday after the hoodlums went on the rampage around the Ilasan Housing Estate towards Lekki… Read More Thirteen suspected cultists arrested for vandalism in Lagos

Japan, France to invest $1billion in Lagos mono rail project

France and Japanese Government have earmarked the sum of $1 billion (equivalent of N197 billion) for the construction of mono rail project in Lagos State, aimed at boosting the state government’s effort in sustenance of its mega city status. Meantime, the state government generated N101.69 billion revenues in the first quarter of year 2016 appropriation… Read More Japan, France to invest $1billion in Lagos mono rail project

Butchers attack taskforce officials over crackdown on illegal abattoirs

Some officials of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) were  during the weekend, attacked by alleged miscreants during a raid on illegal abattoirs/slabs at Oshodi and Idi-Araba area of Lagos State. The officials were said to have been stabbed with cutlasses and broken bottles while two Toyota Hilux vans and… Read More Butchers attack taskforce officials over crackdown on illegal abattoirs

40-year-old man commits suicide over inability to get married

The lifeless body of a 40-year-old resident known simply as Femi, was discovered in an uncompleted building at Alhaji Aboki Street in Abaranje area of Ikotun in Lagos State. The development threw the residents of the area into confusion. Late Femi was said to have committed suicide out of frustration and his inability to get… Read More 40-year-old man commits suicide over inability to get married

Man arrested for raping neighbour’s eight-year-old daughter

Police in Lagos have arrested a 33-year old man, who allegedly raped his neighbour’s eight-year-old daughter in Idimu area of the state. The suspect identified as Okwuome Henry , reportedly invited the victim, a primary school pupil whose parents had gone to their respective business places, to his apartment at Abio Frank street, pretending to… Read More Man arrested for raping neighbour’s eight-year-old daughter