The Lagos state government has sealed off 34 buildings in highbrow Banana Island for not having land permits and other infractions of the physical planning law.15 properties were first sealed off at the beginning of the exercise. An additional 19 were sealed off on Thursday evening June 11.The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who led the enforcement exercise, stated that the Government would not sit by and allow people to violate planning laws to the detriment of the wellness and wellbeing of the society through disorderly, unorganized, unapproved and illegal developments.He emphasized that the State Government would not relent in its effort to enforce compliance with the planning laws of the State in the interest of the sustainable growth and development of Lagos.Salako decried the encroachment on the right of way and alignment of the proposed Lagoon Highway by some developers and vowed to nip the unhealthy development in the bud.He also warned owners and developers who are fond of engaging in contravention of the law, to desist from such illegal practice or face the wrath of the law.
Jihadist fighters linked to the Islamic State group on Friday, September 25, killed 15 security personnel in an ambush on the convoy of the Borno State governor, Babagana Umara Zulum. According to the Agence France Presse (AFP), eight policemen, three soldiers, and four members of a government-backed militia were killed in the attack which occurred […]
Moment Protesters Below is a video of the moment some protesters ordered a police officer out of a man’s truck at Ikeja Under bridge in Lagos state. The youths who were protesting against police brutality in Nigeria spotted a police officer inside a man’s truck. They suspected that the police officer was trying to extort […]
The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been released from police custody after 10 days in detention. Magu was arrested on July 6, 2020 amid allegations of corruption and brought before the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential panel. The suspended EFCC boss was accused of being unable to account […]