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Fear as gas pipeline bursts open along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Residents, as well as commuters plying the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, are currently scampering for safety after a gas pipeline at Magboro burst open on Wednesday morning, December 16. The cause of the burst pipeline is yet unknown, however Nigerians who reside along that axis have fled their homes for fear of a possible fire outbreak. Travelers […]

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19-year-old suspected robber arrested with dummy gun in Lagos

A suspected armed robber identified as Ajayi Lateef has been arrested by the Lagos state police command. The 19 year old was nabbed with a dummy gun, after his gang had allegedly robbed a tricycle at Victoria Island around 1am. Lagos police spokesperson, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said the state’s Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that the […]

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Oba of Lagos makes first public appearance after his palace was vandalized (photos)

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, today November 8, made his first appearance after his palace was vandalized by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protest on Wednesday, October 21. The monarch is pictured at a Peace Dialogue organized by leaders of thought in the South West to address the issues that led to the recent nationwide […]

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Lagos state government confirms fresh COVID-19 cases in a boarding school in the state

Lagos State Government has confirmed the discovery of fresh COVID-19 cases in a secondary boarding school on the mainland. The state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this today November 6. According to Professor Abayomi, a member of the school’s staff tested positive for COVID-19 on November 2. “Contact tracing has revealed that a student […]

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Businessman strangled to death by househelps in Lagos

Two househelps identified as Biodun and Joseph have been declared  wanted by the Lagos state police command in connection to the death of their boss, Alhaji Rabin Owolabi Oyenuga. It was alleged that the late Alhaji Rabin , a house developer was strangled to death in his home in Ikorodu in the early hours of […]

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Lekki shootings: LCC submits footage to Lagos state judicial panel

The Lekki Concession Company, operators of the Lekki toll gate, has submitted video footage recorded by its surveillance camera on the night of October 20 when soldiers allegedly fired gunshots at #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki toll gate. The Managing Director of LCC, Abayomi Omomuwa, submitted the video footage to the Judicial Panel of Inquiry set […]

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Army denies shooting #EndSARS protesters at Lekki tollgate; says Lagos state govt invited its officers to help enforce curfew

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA) has denied the allegation that soldiers opened fire on #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza on Tuesday, October 20. In a statement released by the Acting Director Army Public Relations (ADPR), Major Osoba Olaniyi, the Division confirmed the involvement of soldiers in restoring order in Lagos […]

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Lagos state government to support owners of businesses vandalized and looted by hoodlums – Deputy gov, Obafemi Hamzat says

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Obafemi Hamzat, has announced plans by the state government to support owners of businesses that were vandalized or looted by hoodlums during the crisis that erupted in the state on Tuesday, October 20. Hamzat disclosed this in a tweet posted on his Twitter handle on Friday, October 23. The tweet also contained […]

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Education News

Lagos state government shuts down schools over #ENDSARS protests

The Lagos state government has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in the state following the ongoing End SARS protest. The order was contained in a statement released on Monday October 19 by the state’s Head of Public Affairs, Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi. The statement  quoted the state Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo, as saying that […]

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Two feared killed, others injured as SUV rams into #EndSARS protesters in Lagos (graphic video)

Two persons have reportedly died andseveral others injured after a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ran into a crowd of #ENDSARS protesters at Alagbado, Lagos. Footage shared online shows a crowd gathered as youths carried away two lifeless bodies. A medical team who volunteered was deployed around Amikanle area to take care of the wounded before those with […]

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Graphic: Lady allegedly shot in the mouth by police officer in Lagos (video)

A woman was allegedly shot in the mouth by a mobile police officer in Lagos today, October 8. According to Twitter user @abba_kamselem, the incident happened at Salvation busstop, Opebi in Lagos. Spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, couldn’t immediately confirm the incident. He however, promised to revert as soon as possible. Watch a […]

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Two FSARS operatives, civilian accomplice arrested in Lagos for extortion and intimidation of citizens

Lagos State Police Command have arrested two operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) Inspector Sale James, Inspector Monday Uchiola and their civilian accomplice Okechukwu Ogbonna, for acts of professional misconduct including extortion and intimidation of innocent citizens. Force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba, who confirmed the arrest in a statement on Sunday, October 4, […]

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#JusticeforFavour: 13 year old girl allegedly raped to death in Lagos

The police in Lagos state have arrested a man for allegedly raping 13-year-old girl, Favour Okechukwu, pictured above, to death in the Ejigbo area of the state on Wednesday, September 30. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Favour was sent on an errand by her […]

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Alleged human trafficking kingpin arrested in Lagos after 5 year manhunt

An alleged human trafficking kingpin, Muritala Sanni, has been arrested in Lagos after a five year manhunt. A non-governmental organisation, Kick against Human Trafficking and Human Rights Abuse Foundation facilitated the arrest and handover to the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons for prosecution (NAPTIP) It was gathered that Sanni was arrested last Wednesday, […]

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AIB releases preliminary report on cause of Lagos helicopter crash

A preliminary report on the crash of a Bell 206B Helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation Limited into residential buildings in Opebi area of Lagos on August 28, 2020, has been released by the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB). The report which revealed that the chopper was topped to full tank capacity on August 27, 2020 but failed to make it to […]

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17-year-old boy secondary school dropout allegedly drugs, rapes 14-year-old girl in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a secondary school drop out for allegedly drugging and defiling a 14- year-old girl in Ejigbo area of the state. It was gathered that the suspect, Pelumi Oloyede-Bello,17, who is said to be an agent of an electricity company, met the victim when he went to install prepaid meters for […]

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Lagos releases academic session calendar

The Lagos state school calendar for year 2020/2021 session has been released by the state’s Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance. In the new time table, both public and private schools below tertiary level will resume First Term academic activities on Monday 21st September, 2020 while the term runs through Friday 18th December, 2020. The […]

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20-year-old student killed by boyfriend who was paid N2m to use her for ritual in Lagos

Toluwalase Kembi said to be a 20-year-old Business Administration student of the Federal polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State has been confirmed dead after being killed by her a man she was seeing in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state. The deceased who was declared missing weeks ago, had gone to cook for one Owolabi Yusuf who is reportedly an alfa […]

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Customer shoots man dead over Shawarma in Lagos bar

The Lagos state police command is currently on the trail of a yet-to-be-identified man who allegedly shot one Kayode Oloruntoba in the stomach over Shawarma in the Alagbado area of Lagos State on Friday, September 11. Punch reports that the unfortunate incident occurred after late Oloruntoba’s friend, Kazeem Okikilola, went to Avid Bar at Alagbado to buy Shawarma and called […]

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Lagos State Governor orders reopening of schools in the state

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state effective Monday, September 14. The governor disclosed this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29. During his address, the governor announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from […]