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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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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’