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Crime

Lagos artiste killed by Air Force Officials in BRT, offer family N200,000.

Ifeanyi Kalu, a Lagos state artiste, has been in serious agony after an official of the Nigerian Air Force, accused of driving on the Bus Rapid Transit lane in Lagos State, crushed him. Report gathered has it that Ifeanyi was on his way to work in the Ilupeju area of the state when the incident happened. His remains were said to have been deposited in a mortuary at the Nigerian […]

todayOctober 28, 2021 3

National

#EndSars Protests: Lagos Panel Concludes Sitting, Awards N410m To 70 Victims

The Lagos State Judicial Panel on restitution for victims of SARS-related abuses and other matters has held its valedictory sitting after 131 proceedings. Chairman of the panel, Justice Doris Okuwobi, who read out the decisions of the panel on Monday, announced the award of N148.2 million to 23 deserving petitioners. They include Michael Owoicho – N10 million, Fatai Ogunseye (late) – N10 million, Adeola Mukaila – N700,000, Stella Edegwa – […]

todayOctober 19, 2021 12

Crime

After four-year remand, Lagos self-acclaimed pastor,and Patner re-arraigned for beheading boy.

A Lagos-based self-acclaimed pastor, Erinmole Adetokunbo, has been re-arraigned before the Lagos State Special Offences Court for allegedly beheading a seven-year-old boy in the Ikorodu area of the state. Adetokunbo was arraigned alongside one Adedoyin Oyekanmi on three counts bordering on conspiracy and murder. It was learnt  that Oyekanmi and Adetokunbo allegedly lured the boy from his parents’ house on Sotunyo Street to the church’s premises on Oke-Oniburokun Street, Odokekere, […]

todaySeptember 21, 2021 3

News

Just in three months: 3,850 vehicles impounded in Lagos by LASTMA

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) said it impounded 3,850 vehicles between May and July this year. LASTMA Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Mr Olumide Filade, made the disclosure in a statement he issued on Tuesday in Lagos. Filade said that the authority impounded a total of 580 privately-owned vehicles and 367 commercial vehicles in May. “The apprehended vehicles between May and July totaled 3,850, while 130 drivers were referred […]

todaySeptember 4, 2021 8

Coronavirus

Governor Sanwo-Olu appeals to residents once more to comply with Covid-19 protocol.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pleaded with residents of the state to adhere strictly with the COVID-19 protocol, as the third wave of the pandemic is already raging in the country. According to the governor, the state has reopened it pandemic centres as new patients are being admitted daily, adding that red alert has been placed on Lagos, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and five other states by the […]

todayJuly 19, 2021 5

Coronavirus

COVID-19: UNILAG shut down halls of residence, resorts into virtual learning.

As the third wave of Covid-19  keeps increasing in Lagos, The University of Lagos (UNILAG) deem it fit to release all its student ensure they keep safe. UNILAG has therefore directed its students to vacate the various halls of residence on campus with immediate effect. The institution’s Principal Assistant Registrar, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Nonye Oguama gave the directive in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos. “The move is to further check the spread […]

todayJuly 15, 2021 7

Home Affairs

Man pleads with a Court in Lagos to dissolve his 19-year-old marriage-says wife is too insultive

Emmanuel Bello, a middle-aged civil servant, has pleaded to an Agege Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve his marriage with Motunrayo, due to lack of care and threat to life. Emmenuel, a father of four, who resides at Acme Road, Ogba, in the Agege area of Lagos, also wants the 19-year-old union dissolved on grounds of stubbornness, harshness to the children and other irreconcilable differences.   The petitioner, who described […]

todayJuly 14, 2021 12

Crime

We are monitoring events that may lead to the third wave of COVID-19 in the country—Sanwo-Olu

  GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, urged the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, to ensure passengers coming into the country are duly monitored and accounted for, as a way of curbing the third wave of the coronavirus, COVID-19, spread. The governor said this while receiving the foreman of the Lagos State Command of the NIS, Bauchi Aliyu, on a courtesy visit to the State House in Alausa. Speaking against […]

todayJuly 13, 2021 5 2

News

Pathetic! 5-year-old boy died in Lagos building collapse.

In the midst of all the prevailing insecurities in the countries,it is very pathetic to see  a 5-year old innocent boy lost his life in a building collapse at Lagos. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on Thursday said it recovered one dead body from a building that collapsed in Lagos Island. The LASEMA Director-General, Dr  Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed this in a statement in Lagos, said the five-year-old […]

todayJuly 9, 2021 8

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