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Court remands housewife charged with kidnaping husband for N5 million ransom

An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos yesterday remanded a housewife, Elizabeth Sowemi, and three men who she allegedly hired to kidnap her husband, Moruf Sowemi, for a N5million ransom.

Dan Agbese: Governor Ambode deserves commendation for transforming Lagos

Mr. Dan Agbese, a veteran journalist, has commended Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, for his commitment towards transforming the infrastructural landscape in the state in the last four years.
To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Flooding: Federal government begins cleaning of Lagos highway drains

To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Court fixes date for NDLEA to arraign applicant for peddling cannabis

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed March 25,for the arraignment of a 24-year-old applicant, Sunday Smart, who allegedly peddling 10kg of Cannabis Sativa, also known as Indian hemp.

Court remands factory worker for defiling three year-old girl

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a factory worker, Emmanuel Friday, who allegedly defiled a three-year-old girl be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

Car wash operator in court for allegedly damaging customer’s vehicle

A 28-year-old car wash operator, Peace Patrick, who allegedly damaged his customer’s Mazda car on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Rilwan Oluwalambe Taiwo

Lagos monarch removes two chiefs from office

Oba of Ojokoro land in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, Oba Rilwan Oluwalambe Taiwo, has removed two Baales in his domain from office.
Obafemi Hamzat

Femi Hamzat: Why I rejected Goodluck Jonathan’s $5 million bribe

The running mate to the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Lagos State, Obafemi Hamzat, has alleged that he rejected a $5 million bribe from former President Goodluck Jonathan during the 2015 elections.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest four suspects over Lagos pipeline explosion

The Lagos police command says it has arrested four suspected vandals who were involved in the pipeline explosion at Abule-Egba, a community in the state.
Abule Egba

Police arrests four over Abule-Egba petroleum pipeline fire

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four suspected pipeline vandals in connection with the inferno that occurred at Abule Egba last Wednesday.

Yuletide: Commuters lament high transport fares in Lagos

A cross section of commuters in Lagos State are angry over high transport fares, blaming drivers for not being considerate as the yuletide draws near.

Jimi Agbaje: Abule-Egba pipeline fire regretful

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has expressed sadness over Wednesday’s early morning pipeline explosion in Abule-Egba area of the state.

Properties destroyed in Abule egba pipeline explosion

Properties worth millions of Naira have been destroyed in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State as fire explosion ravaged the locality.

Pipeline explosion rocks Abule Egba

Residents of Awori community in Abule Egba area of Lagos State woke up to witness a massive explosion from a Premium Motor Spirit pipeline.

FIRS shuts NDPHC HQ over N9.8 billion tax debt

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), yesterday, sealed of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Power Holding (NDPHC) over tax liabilities totaling N9, 831,368, 259.90.
Operatives of the Department of State Services on Monday rescued an American, Tawanda Lynn Jackson, who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.

DSS, soldiers rescue American allegedly abducted, raped by social media friend in Lagos

Operatives of the Department of State Services on Monday rescued an American, Tawanda Lynn Jackson, who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.

Driver charged with truck damage, diesel theft

A 33-year-old truck driver, Kayode Funsho, was on Monday hauled up before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged theft of 500 litres of diesel and damage to his employer’s truck.
NSCDC

NSCDC officer shot my brother twice in the head – victim’s sister

A grieving sister, Folawewo Opeyemi, has revealed in chilling details how an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps shot her brother, Abdulqudrid Toefeek Omotolani, 31, twice on the head at close range at Pipeline, Ile-Epo area of Lagos State.

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Food seller electrocuted in Lagos

A food seller, Mrs Florence Imoh, 58, was electrocuted at her shop at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area, early on Monday morning.
Asif Ali Zardari

Pakistani ex-president arrested over fake bank accounts

Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested by the country’s top anti-corruption body in a case involving fake bank accounts.

Man in court for destroying electronic billboard, attempted theft

The police on Monday arraigned Musa Ibrahim, in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly destroying an electronic billboard and attempting to steal solar panels.

Akwa Ibom Assembly elects new speaker

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has elected Aniekan Bassey as its new speaker.
The death toll in the multiple raids of villages in Sokoto State at the weekend by gunmen on motorbikes, has jumped to 43.

Gunmen attacks: Sokoto death toll hits 43

The death toll in the multiple raids of villages in Sokoto State at the weekend by gunmen on motorbikes, has jumped to 43.