(October 21, 2014) South African track star, Oscar Pistorius, was on Tuesday sentenced to five years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine Day last year. Reuters reports that he was escorted out of the Pretoria High Court by police to a holding cell after the verdict.
(October 18, 2014) The Speaker of Lagos State Assembly, Mr. Adeyemi Ikuforiji has picked nomination form to contest for the gubernatorial ticket of All progressives Congress, APC in the 2015 polls. He was accompanied to the APC state secretariat in Ogba, Ikeja by some of his fellow lawmakers and political associates.
As a result of its experience in managing the Ebola virus disease imported into the country, the Lagos state government has appointed a scientific adviser to coordinate information about infectious diseases, pollution, water sufficiency and other areas of science-based researches. She is Dr. Adekemi Sekoni.
A Lagos State Coroner investigating the circumstances surrounding the building collapse at the Synagogue Church of All Nations has visited the scene of the incident at Ikotun, a suburb of Lagos. The Coroner, Mr. Oyetade Komolafe, said the purpose of the visit was to get a physical view of where the collapse occurred in order to assist the inquest in reaching its findings.