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Alimosho LG Has Highest Rape Prevalence – Warien Rose Foundation

Alimosho LG Has Highest Rape Prevalence – Warien Rose Foundation

Failure to report immediately as well as the absence of hard evidence as of the time of the report, are primary reasons most rape victims do not obtain justice in the court of law. Also, the inability of the family unit to accept rape as a criminal offence and desist from sweeping under the carpet […]

Five Pupils Feared Dead As School Building Collapses In Lagos

Five Pupils Feared Dead As School Building Collapses In Lagos

At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped. Emergency crews are scrambling to rescue dozens of schoolchildren trapped under debris after a three-story building collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, […]

Lagos Records 3,089 Cases Of Sexual, Domestic Violence In 8 Months

Lagos Records 3,089 Cases Of Sexual, Domestic Violence In 8 Months

Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) on Monday disclosed that no fewer than 3,089 cases of sexual, domestic violence were reported in the state in the past eight months. The state’s Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, revealed this at the media parley commemorating, the Domestic and Sexual Violence […]

Ambode Orders Recruitment Of 1,000 Teachers In Lagos

Ambode Orders Recruitment Of 1,000 Teachers In Lagos

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has announced the commencement of the recruitment of 1,000 teachers in the state. Ambode spoke at the state’s Third Quarter Town Hall Meeting, the 12th in the series, at the Community Primary School, Iberekodo in the Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area. The governor, who also directed that a physically-challenged […]

EKDC Commences Mass Disconnection In Lagos

EKDC Commences Mass Disconnection In Lagos

The operations of many companies, households, organisations and individuals in Lagos have come to a halt following mass disconnection of electricity by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKDC. Investigations by Vanguard showed that the worst affected was Ebute Metta in the mainland where many companies, churches, mosques, households and several organisations that require constant power […]

Ambode Honours Parents Of Lagos Kids Artists

Ambode Honours Parents Of Lagos Kids Artists

It was an inspiring moment for parents of tens of Bariga, Lagos-based child artists on Sunday evening when the state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, honoured them. The young artists are members of Footprints of David, who used to hawk goods and wander about the Bariga area but have become celebrated singers and dancers. The group […]

Ambode, Duke Seek More Funds For Lagos

Ambode, Duke Seek More Funds For Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and a former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, on Thursday raised the alarm over the danger of abandoning Lagos State to shoulder alone the developmental challenges posed by incessant migration from all parts of the country. Warning that the growing population within a territorial land mass […]

HIV Infections On The Rise Amongst Pregnant Women

HIV Infections On The Rise Amongst Pregnant Women

Concerns and fears have arisen over the gradual spike in the number of women that have tested positive to Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) in Lagos State. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, recently disclosed that at least 2, 131 pregnant women have tested positive to HIV, while 3, 876 […]

LASG Kicks Against Changes In CBDs’ Designs

LASG Kicks Against Changes In CBDs’ Designs

 The Lagos State Government has said it will no longer tolerate distortion of its designs in its Central Business Districts, adding that violators will be prosecuted. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business Districts, Mr. Anofiu Elegushi, stated this on Friday at a briefing on the activities of his office, adding that the […]

LASG To Develop Facilities For International Sports Competitions

LASG To Develop Facilities For International Sports Competitions

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would develop sports facilities in the state in order to host international competitions. The Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Tandoh, stated this in Ikeja at the Ministerial Press Briefing to mark the third anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration.  He said the governor […]

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