Tag: #Lagos State

Lagos Sars Panel awards over 400 million naira compensation
Lagos Sars Panel awards over 400 million naira compensation

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of Police Brutality has ended its public sitting. The Panel was first set up in October 2020 for an initial period of six months, which was extended twice over a period of twelve months. During the period, the Panel received over two hundred and fifty-two petitions,…

Yuletide Season: Lagos CDB moves against miscreants, okada, Keke riders
Yuletide Season: Lagos CDB moves against miscreants, okada, Keke riders

Commercial motorcycle riders, popular called Okada, have been warned for the last time to stop operating within the Lagos Central Business Districts. Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Central Business Districts, Gbenga Oyerinde, also warned miscreants to leave the designated areas or they would be arrested and charged to court. Oyerinde following increasing reports of…

Police talks tough against kidnappers on Lagos waterways
Police talks tough against kidnappers on Lagos waterways

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has assured that the Command is committed to improving security on the waterways around Lagos. C.P. Odumosu gave this reassurance during a visit to Tarkwa Bay, Ilashe, Igbologun and other riverine communities, which are suspected to be used as hideouts of criminal. C.P. Odumosu was accompanied by senior officers…

Operation show your driver’s licence; FRSC talks tough
Operation show your driver’s licence; FRSC talks tough

This report says more than forty thousand people who drive vehicles on Lagos roads are without valid driver’s licence. So says the Lagos Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corp, Olusegun Ogungbemide. The Corp Commander made this known in a review of the FRSC’s “Operation Show Your Driver’s Licence” exercise in Lagos. Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide…

Lagos State Governor signs amended Criminal Justice Administration Law
Lagos State Governor signs amended Criminal Justice Administration Law

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has signed the Administration of Criminal Justice Amendment Law 2021. Speaking at the signing ceremony, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the new law would further strengthen the justice system. He said it would also promote the rights of victims and suspects, as well as address the issue of delay in the administration of criminal…

NIG@61: Governor Sanwo-Olu urges Nigerians to be courageous
NIG@61: Governor Sanwo-Olu urges Nigerians to be courageous

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has challenged Nigerians to summon the courage, energy and political will to face the problems confronting the country and address them directly. In his Independence Day goodwill message, Governor Sanwo-Olu said that Nigeria is not the only country in the world that is facing deep-seated questions about ethnic, racial and religious diversity. He said…

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