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A journalist with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on Friday drowned having jumped into the lagoon from the third mainland bridge in Lagos.

Man plunges into Lagos Lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge

A 22-year-old man, identified as Daibo Toju Davies, on Saturday, plunged into the lagoon from the Third Mainland bridge, inward Adeniji Adele Road in Lagos State
The Lagos State Government has given two weeks ultimatum to some occupants of the old Jankara market site.

Lagos issues Jankara market traders two weeks ultimatum

The Lagos State Government has given two weeks ultimatum to some occupants of the old Jankara market site.

FIABCI seeks improved trade liberalisation, others

The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), Nigeria chapter, has called for improved trade liberalisation and the ease of doing business.
The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Sunday urged residents to embrace the habit of recycling waste products.

LAWMA urges residents to embrace recycling waste

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Sunday urged residents to embrace the habit of recycling waste products.

Judge warns three alleged cultists accused of gang-rape to stop threatening complainants

Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday issued a stern warning to three alleged cultists on trial for allegedly abducting and gang-raping two female 15-year old secondary school students.
Traders and residents at Idumagbo, Lagos Island, on Saturday decried the problem of flood in the area, due to blocked water pipes leading to the Lagoon.

Rain: Traders, residents decry flooding in Lagos Island

Traders and residents at Idumagbo, Lagos Island, on Saturday decried the problem of flood in the area, due to blocked water pipes leading to the Lagoon.

Policemen, others attacked by Okada riders, seven arrested

Two policemen and two paramilitary officers attached to the Lagos State Task Force were at the weekend injured by Commercial motorcycle operators ( Okada) during enforcement duty on restricted routes in Lagos

Police arrest man for allegedly strangling Taxify driver

The Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARS) at Adeniji Adele, Lagos has arrested a man, Ikechukwu Ozorumba, who allegedly strangled a Taxify driver to death and stole his car.

Federal government reopens Apapa-Leventis Bridge

After closure for over one year, the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Wednesday reopened the Apapa/Leventis Bridge to traffic.

Eight feared dead as rival youth groups clash on Lagos Island

Residents and traders in some parts of Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria are now living in fear as eight youths have reportedly died during a renewed bloody clashes between Onola and Okepopo boys at weekend.

Police arrest cleric over monarch’s murder in Enugu

Police Command in Enugu have confirmed the arrest of an Enugu-based Methodist cleric, Rev Kenneth Okafor, over his alleged involvement in the murder of a monarch in Enugu.
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Court restrains IGP, others from arresting 1004 apartments landlords

An Igbosere High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the police not to carry out any act that would infringe on the fundamental rights of some officers of 1004 apartments in Victoria Island.

Lagos government steps up fight against domestic violence

The Lagos State Government has stepped up its fight against incidents of Domestic, Sexual Violence and Child Abuse with the equipping of all Family Support Units within the State Police Command with gadgets including phones, laptops and printers.

Court dissolves 30-year marriage as man accuses wife of demon possession

An Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos on Friday dissolved a 30-year marriage between a civil servant, Virginia Ugwuja, and her husband, Emmanuel, a retired Police officer, over irreconcilable differences.

Ade Lawyer: How I killed for ex-Lagos NURTW chairman for N.5m

An assassination suspect, Adeola Williams, popularly known as Ade Lawyer, on Friday in Lagos State narrated how he killed four people for the immediate past chairman of the state branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Rafiu Olorunwa.

Two arrested in Lagos for illegal UTME registration

Two men and owners of a computer-based test centre, Vision Computer Academy, located on 1, Ganiyu Adeboyejo Close, Eputu London, Eputu Bus Stop, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, Mr. Bamigbade Ajibola and Amoo Moshood, were on Saturday night arrested in Lagos for engaging in illegal registration of candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Policemen arrest estate excos over tenant’s debt

The association alleged that the policemen, numbering six claiming to be from the Special Tactical Squad of the IGP’s office, were sent on the instigation of a tenant of the estate, Mr. Akinlosi Oyelokun, said to have a connection to the IGP, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.

Oko Baba wood dealers appeal to Lagos govt to reopen market

Wood dealers at the popular Oko Baba wood market have appealed to the Lagos State Government to reopen the market, almost four weeks after it was closed down allegedly on the orders of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

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Cameroon military acknowledges soldiers arrested in Togo

Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli centrist party leader Benny Gantz said he has accepted an invitation to meet United States President Donald Trump in Washington on Monday to discuss a peace plan for the Middle East.

Israeli defense minister apologizes over Palestinian’s death

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
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Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

Senator Ajimobi’s ex-aide defects to PDP

The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.

RRS arrests man over nude photos of Salawa Abeni

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.