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Lagos Government to introduce new number plates, uniforms for conductors, drivers

Lagos State Government has said there are plans to introduce new number plate for commercial vehicles in the state. Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi, stated this during the 2017 Ministerial briefing to mark Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s two years in office. Elegushi said it would ensure clear identification of vehicles registered

Ambode Bans VIO, FRSC Permanently From Lagos Roads

Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode, has said that the ban of Vehicle Inspection Officer (VIO) from Lagos road is permanent. Governor Ambode disclosed this on Tuesday at the commissioning of Pedestrian bridges, layby and slip roads in Ojodu Berger axis. He also asked officers of the Federal Road Service Corps, (FRSC) to

1 dead, many injured in Lagos street fight

Police in Lagos State on Wednesday confirmed arrest of eight suspects following a street fight at Iyana-Ipaja which claimed one life and injured several others. The State’s Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, told newsmen that the fight broke out at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday and lasted until about 2 a.m. on

Ambode orders VIOs to leave Lagos roads

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has ordered the temporary suspension of the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) from the roads in the state with immediate effect. According to Vanguard, Ambode has asked the officers to stay away until further notice. It is understood that the directive is in line with the current

Lagos officials inspect burnt Oba of Lagos’s palace

Some officials from the Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday inspected the burnt portion of Iga Iduganran, the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akinolu, on Lagos Island. The visit followed a fire that gutted a section of the palace on Tuesday. A reliable source within the palace disclosed this to

Fire guts Oba Akinolu’s Palace

A fire outbreak has been reported at the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu. The first step of the staff on duty was to lead Akiolu out of the palace to safety, just as moves were made to contain the fire to prevent it from spreading. Already, officials of the

CNN’s Richard Quest rocks Nigerian Adire clothing (PHOTO)

English journalist and CNN International anchor, Richard Quest is in Nigeria for filming around Lagos. He tweeted "Good morning from #Lagos #Nigeria. Here for a week of filming and doing Quest Means Business. Great being back in Africa." The 'Quest Means Business' anchor also finds time to explore Lagos city. One of

You have performed well as Lagos governor, Tinubu tells Ambode

‎All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday poured accolades on the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, over his performance in the last 22 months, saying that the governor has made him proud. Speaking while commissioning network of roads, link bridge and health centre in Alimosho area of the state

Ambode Goes Tougher On ‘Danfo’, Set To Float 5, 000 Air-Conditioned Buses

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has restated that the yellow commercial Buses, popularly known as ‘Danfo’ would be replaced with 5, 000 air-conditioned vehicles, in a bid to ease transportation system in the state. Speaking with Journalists over the weekend, the Governor said that his administration has set aside the sum