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One killed, several injured as Hausa, OPC clash in Lagos

One person was on Sunday killed while several others were injured in a clash between Hausa community and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at Oko-Baba, Ebute-Meta area of Lagos.
A massive fire has swept through the popular Oko-Baba Sawmill, a slum in Ebute Meta area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. 2

Massive fire sweeps through Lagos sawmill — in pictures

A massive fire has swept through the popular Oko-Baba Sawmill, a slum in Ebute Meta area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Court remands man over alleged murder of one-year old baby

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered that a 24-year-old mentally challenged man, Ayobami Isiaka, who allegedly slammed a baby’s head on the floor and killed him, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.

Court remands man for beating up wife’s four-year-old relative

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday, ordered that a 34-year-old man, Babatunde Olatunji, who allegedly beat up his wife’s four-year-old relative, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending bail.

Railway director beats up doctor during brawl

A Principal Medical Officer at the Federal Medical Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos State, Dr Chukwuweike Ojeah, has been hospitalised after he was allegedly attacked by the Director of Operations, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Niyi Alli.

Teenager, 25 others in court over alleged riot in Lagos

A 17-year-old boy and 25 men were on Monday dragged before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates‘ Court in Lagos State over alleged participation in a violent protest and causing a breach of peace at Itire, Surulere.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

Train shutdown: We sympathise with commuters – NRC chief

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Sunday said it sympathised with train commuters going through pains and difficulties due to the shutdown of daily operations of train services on the existing narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa in Lagos.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

NRC to suspend Ijoko-Lagos train service

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) said that it would suspend the daily operations of narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa from Monday to fast track completion of the new standard gauge within deadline set by Federal Government.

Police arraign 25-year-old man for defiling toddler

A 25-year-old Ifeanyi Obekwe, who allegedly defiled a toddler on Tuesday, appeared in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Omoyele Sowore

Omoyele Sowore seeks bail in fresh court application

In a fresh application filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, Mr Omoyele Sowore, Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, who is being held by the Department of State Services, has asked for bail in liberal terms.

Police arraign two domestic workers for stealing employer’s N50 million jewellery

The police on Wednesday arraigned two domestic helps workers in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly stealing jewellery worth N50 million.

Court remands four SARS operatives for ‘murder’

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ebute Meta, Lagos, on Thursday ordered that four men of the Special Armed Response Squad (SARS) who allegedly killed two unsuspected robbers in Iba Axis, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Student kicks out man’s tooth over girlfriend’s misconduct

A 21-year-old student, Mr Chiagozie Uzor, was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly kicking out a man’s tooth because of his girlfriend’s bad conduct.

Femi Falana files motion to quash order for Omoyele Sowore’s detention

Human Rights Activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Femi Falana, on Friday, filed a motion to challenge the legality of the order of the Federal High Court in Abuja that gave the Department of State Service, DSS, permission to detain the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days.

Man remanded for ‘sexuality assaulting’ 13-year old stepdaughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a 49-year-old stepfather, Mr Micheal Akintayo, accused of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter, be remanded in prison pending legal advice.

LASPOTECH workers suspend 6-month old strike

The non-teaching staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu, on Thursday suspended its six-month-old strike following a decision by the union’s congress.

Man remanded for allegedly stabbing sex worker to death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a man, Bidemi Mojuba, who allegedly stabbed a sex worker to death with a knife, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice.

Lagos residents threaten kidnap suspect with sniper, cement

Residents of Otto in the Ebute Meta area of Lagos, on Friday, attempted to force a suspected kidnapper to take sniper and mixed cement.

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