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24-yr-old woman allegedly stabs boyfriend to death over cheating in Lagos

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested by the Lagos state police for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death over alleged cheating. The woman named Nkechi, aka Omalicha, allegedly attacked Auwal Suleiman, 26, yesterday,  August 1st, 2020, at their residence in Sagbokoji Island, Apapa, Lagos State. The couple started dating in 2018 and began living together in 2019. […]

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20-years -old Girl commits suicide over continuous fights with brother in Lagos

A 20-year-old girl identified as Sherifat Suleiman has reportedly committed suicide over incessant fights with her brother. The incident occurred at about 4pm on Sunday July 12, in Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos state. It was gathered that the deceased who lived in a two-room apartment with her brother, was preparing for the West African […]

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American held captive in Lagos hotel for 16 months rescued

An American woman who was held in a hotel for 15 months against her wish by a Nigerian man she met on social media has been rescued by the police. Nigerian police spokesperson, Frank Mba said the retired civil servant arrived Nigeria on 13th February, 2019. The lady who is from Washington DC, was visiting […]

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FG announces resumption of Domestic flight; Lagos and Abuja airports to commence operations July 8

The Federal Government has announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. In a statement released on Wednesday, July 1, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said the Abuja and Lagos airports will resume domestic operations on July 8, while the Kano, Port Harcourt, Owerri, and Maiduguri airports would resume on the 11th. Other […]

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Indian passenger dies on board evacuation flight from Lagos

An Indian passenger died on board an Air India evacuation flight from Lagos to Mumbai over the weekend. The 42-year-old passenger who was seen shivering on board the aircraft, informed the Air India crew that he had malaria when questioned. He was provided with oxygen as he was finding it difficult to breathe, but collapsed […]

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Woman’s face allegedly bitten by Lagos Island trader because she ignored his attempts to get her attention (photo)

A lady was left with an injured face on Wednesday morning, after a male trader at a market in Lagos Island allegedly bit her face after she ignored his attempts to get her attention. Twitter user @Rene_noire who shared the photo of the injured lady’s face online wrote ”I am livid!!! This just happened in […]

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Lagos accredits three private hospitals for COVID-19 treatment

The Lagos state government has accredited three private hospitals for treatment and management of Coronavirus cases. Lagos Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi who made the announcement during a press briefing, said the accredited hospitals passed a biosecurity compliance test which was designed to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases. He added that the […]

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Lagos state government lifts ban on religious activities, worship services to commence June 19

The Lagos state government has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state. The ban was implemented as part of measures to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state. At a press briefing this afternoon, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said religious organizations in the state can be reopened from Friday, […]

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Police officer arrested for killing Islamic cleric in Lagos

A police officer identified as Inspector Okoro Charles has been arrested in connection to the shooting at Ikotun area of Lagos state on Wednesday May 20, which led to the death of a 28-year-old Islamic cleric Fatai Oladipupo. The Police Inspector who has been subjected to internal disciplinary procedures known as Orderly Room Trial at […]

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339 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria – 139 in Lagos alone

339 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, May 21, 2020. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, 139 cases were recorded in Lagos, 28 in Kano, 28 in Oyo, 25 in Edo, 22 in Katsina, 18 in Kaduna, 14 in Jigawa, 13 in Yobe, 13 in Plateau, 11 in […]

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Banker drops note for his dad, girlfriend before committing suicide in Lagos

A middle-aged man, identified as Kelvin Rhima, has committed suicide at his house on Modinatu Street in Ogba, Lagos State. According to Vanguard news, the lifeless body of Kevin – who worked with a new generation bank – was Tuesday found dangling from a ceiling fan in his apartment by neighbours. It was gathered that […]

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15 more COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos

15 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Lagos. According to a tweet shared on the state Ministry of Health’s official Twitter handle, 9 females and 6 males, all Nigerians were discharged from the Yaba, LUTH & Agidingbi Isolation facilities today May 17. ”15 #COVID19Lagos patients; 9 females & 6 males, all Nigerians have been […]

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Pregnant COVID-19 patient delivered of a baby boy in Lagos as state discharges 67 more COVID-19 patients

A COVID-19 patient gave birth to a baby boy after a successful caesarean section delivery at the Gbagada Isolation Centre, Lagos, on Saturday May 16. Announcing the accomplishment recorded by the State Government through her health workers, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the feat is another validation of the Government’s position that it would stamp out […]

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Nigeria records 288 new cases of COVID-19, 179 in Lagos alone

Nigeria has recorded 288 new cases of the novel coronavirus. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control NCDC, 179 of the new cases were discovered in Lagos alone. 20 in Kaduna, 15 in Katsina, 15 in Jigawa, 13in Borno, 11 in Ogun, 8 in Kano, 7 in FCT, 4 in Niger, 4 in Ekiti, […]

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EFCC hands over Diezani Alison-Madueke’s forfeited property to Lagos state government to use as an Isolation center

A property forfeited by the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on May 15th handed over to the Lagos state government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to serve as an Isolation center for COVID-19 patients The 6-flats three-bedroom apartment and a boys quarters located on Awolowo road in Ikoyi, was […]

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Dubai returnees counter Lagos health commissioner, Akin Abayomi over claim of one of them dying from Coronavirus (video)

Some of the Nigerians who were recently evacuated back to the country from Dubai, have countered Lagos health commissioner, Akin Abayomi’s claim of one of them dying from Coronavirus. Recall that the health commissioner who announced the death of a 32-year-old man yesterday May 12, said the deceased was among those who were recently evacuated […]

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Girl drowns her baby in Lagos for making her miss OAU admission

A 22-year-old lady, Adisa Funmilola, has drowned her baby because she prevented her from going to the university to study law. According to Vanguardngr, she drowned the one-year and six months old baby inside a bucket of water in her apartment at Plot 22, Gowon Estate, Lagos, on Monday, and then reported herself to the […]

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32-year-old Nigerian man evacuated from Dubai dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

A 32-year-old Nigerian man has died from COVID-19 in Lagos. The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this, said the deceased was amongst those who were recently evacuated from Dubai. According to Abayomi, the deceased man suffered severe underlying health. ”Unfortunately, another #COVID19 infection related death involving 32year old, male has been […]

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Residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 cases have gone into hiding- Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi

The Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, says some residents of the state who have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, have fled their homes in a bid to avoid being admitted in an isolation center. Professor Akin Abayomi disclosed this at a press conference earlier today. He appealed to such residents to […]

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386 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria – 176 in Lagos and 65 in Kano

386 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Friday, May 8, 2020. According to Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, out of the 386 new cases of COVID-19, 176 were recorded in Lagos, 65 in Kano, 31 in Katsina, 20 in FCT, 17 in Borno, 15 in Bauchi, 14 in Nasarawa, 13 in […]