The humongous pension allowances for ex-governors, deputies (video)

It is no longer news that governors in Nigeria live very good life in and out of office. Apart from working their way up, while still in office, to become senators or ministers, these governors either coax or coerce their states Houses of Assembly to come up with legislations that make them enjoy pension for life. So far, about 22 states have passed this law, making their ex-governors and their deputies lords after leaving office. These include Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Borno, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Gombe, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina,…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu places ban on Okada in some parts of lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has reimposed the ban on Okada in some Local Governments of the State. The Governor gave the order while speaking with all DPOs and Area Commanders across the State at the Lagos House, Ikeja. He revealed that other security agencies will join in the enforcement, which will take effect from June 1, 2022. Affected Local Government Areas are the whole of Ikeja, Surulere, Eti-Osa, Lagos Mainland, Lagos Island and Apapa. A mob of okada riders had last week attacked and killed a sound engineer…

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Lagosians will ride trains on blue line rail by Q1 2023– Sanwo-olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, says the state’s blue line rail project has reached 90 percent completion. The Blue Line is designed to start at Okokomaiko and end at Marina. The governor said contractors are working seven days a week so that Lagosians would ride a train on the rail by the first quarter of 2023. According to a statement by Gboyega Akosile, chief press secretary to the governor, Sanwo-Olu said this on Sunday after an inspection of ongoing works on the project. Speaking to journalists, the governor said the…

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Lagos shuts Chrisland schools over ‘minors’ sex tape scandal’

After leaked video of rape amongst students during their trip to Dubai, the Lagos state government has ordered immediate closure of all Chrisland schools pending further investigations. The state government made the announcement on Monday, through its Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo. “The attention of the Lagos state government has been drawn to the alleged sexual violence case involving students of Chrisland schools,” the statement reads. Departments and Agencies, including the Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Ministry of Justice and the…

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Best WAEC Students Get N200k Yearly Scholarship From Lagos Government

The Lagos State Government headed by Govenor Sanwo-Olu has made provision for the two students in the state who achieved the best results in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) conducted last year to get on a scholarship of N200,000 every year. The two beneficiaries, Abiodun Anuoluwapo Favor, and Sholana Taiwo Mohammed are from the same school, Vetland Senior Grammar School, Agege, Lagos State. Favor has excellent results in 8 subjects, and Taiwo has excellent results in 7 subjects. They are now all 100-level students at the University…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu receives his funny Art work(video)

Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today received Taiwo Osinowo (Aka Boda Taiye Oniyakuya), who did a funny painting of the Governor and posted it on his Instagram page (@bodataiye_oniyakuya), which got a reaction from the Governor. You’d recall that jkcyno.com reported that Artist from UAR drew Sanwo-Olu and the governor reacted to the post. Mr Governor received the painting at the Lagos Youth Symposium event that was held today at the LTV Blue Roof Agidingbi, Ikeja. “Broda Taiye” said he got a lot of funny messages warning him…

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Tinubu returns to Nigeria after three-month UK medical trip

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, returned to Nigeria on Friday after about three-month medical trip to the United Kingdom, where he underwent a knee surgery. The former Lagos State governor arrived in Lagos barely 24 hours after the incumbent Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, inaugurated the South-West Agenda 2023 (SWAGA ‘23), a group rooting for Tinubu as the APC presidential candidate in the 2023 election. Though Tinubu had yet to declare his intention to contest any office in 2023, there have been rumours and veiled…

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Police Dismiss 10 Officers In Lagos Over Murder, Corruption

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed no fewer than 10 of its personnel for various offences ranging from murder, discreditable conduct, excessive use of power, corruption among others. The state Police Command Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Wednesday, entitled “Lagos command kicks against indiscipline, dismisses 10 personnel”, noted that some of the affected personnel were attached to Lagos State Police Command, while others were serving at various police formations within Lagos State.   Read Also : Foreign economist questions Buhari’s stance on EndSARS Protesters…

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#EndSARS : We won’t reveal soldiers deployed in Lekki toll gate

The acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and 81 Division’s spokesperson, Major Osoba Olaniyi, has said the military will not disclose the number of its personnel deployed in the Lekki toll gate. Newsmen report that soldiers shot peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate on the night of October 20, 2020. Though the army initially denied involvement in the Lekki shootings, it later disclosed that its officers were invited by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to enforce a curfew imposed on the state last Tuesday. But a lawyer, Nurudeen…

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BREAKING : Lagos state Governor declares curfew in lagos

Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a 24-hour curfew in lagos state after the peaceful protest has degenerated to violence. See his speech below… Dear Lagosians, I have watched with shock how what began as a peaceful #EndSARS protest has degenerated into a monster that is threatening the well-being of our society. Lives and limbs have been lost as criminals and miscreants are now hiding under the umbrella of these protests to unleash mayhem on our State.   Read Also : #ENDSARS hoodlums cart away with Police guns (video)…

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