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NURTW nabs three traffic robbers in Lagos

Three suspected members of a robbery gang that had been terrorising motorists and commuters at Mile-2, Lagos, have been arrested by members of the National Road Transport Workers, NURTW, operating on the platform of ECOMOG.

Trader arraigned for stealing bags of beans

A 32-year-old trader, Egbe Njideka, charged with stealing 100 bags of beans valued at N2.76 million was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Police makes arrests after Lagos gang-clash

Some of the policemen attached to the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspects in connection with the clash that occurred at Aguda near Surulere between Sunday and Monday.
Taiwo Ogunjobi

Oyo, Osun governments begin final rites for Taiwo Ogunjobi

The Oyo and Osun state governments and have announced plans for the burial of the late former Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Secretary General, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi.

Mob lynches 26-year-old man mistaken for thief

A 26-year-old man has been lynched by a mob in Odo-Olowu, along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Lagos, over allegation of robbery raised by some miscreants.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
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Ace comedian Baba Sala passes on

Nigeria’s 82-year-old ace comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has passed on.

Pyrates takes PVCs collection campaign to Lagos streets

Ahead the expiration of the deadline for collection of Permanent Voters Card (PVC) fixed for August 31 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Members of the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) have taken the sensitisation awareness PVC collection to Lagos streets.

Apapa gridlock: Governor Ambode extends operation to 48 hours

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has extended the operation of the operation of the Joint Task Force set up by the state government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, which has already opened up the service lane in the axis.

Suspect: Why I poured hot water on my man

The police in Lagos have arrested a 32-year old woman for pouring a half-bucket of boiling water on her partner, Ike Akachi, and causing him “grievous bodily harm.”

Bishop Osagie: How to make Nigeria work

Former president of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Lagos chapter, Bishop Lawrence Osagie, is saddened by the crisis in Nigeria.

Governor Aregbesola begins constituency tour Monday

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola will tomorrow, begin a tour of all the federal constituencies in the state, starting from the Ife Federal Constituency, Ile-Ife, where he will review government projects in the area since the last seven years of his administration.

TCN: Lagos environs to experience blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says there will be a four-hour power outage in Itire and its environs of Lagos due to routine maintenance.

Lagos issues 24-hour ultimatum to furniture traders on Oshodi-Mile 2 Road

The Lagos State Government has served all furniture traders on road setbacks and walkways from Oshodi to Mile 2 area 24-hour ultimatum to vacate.

10 arrested as Lagos task force seizes 120 motorcycles

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Enforcement Agency (Task Force) yesterday impounded 120 motorcycles and arrested 10 Okada riders.

Lagos water agency rehabilitation projects almost completed – Muminu Badmus

Mr Muminu Badmus, the Managing Director of Lagos Water Corporation, says the ongoing rehabilitation projects of the corporation have reached about 87-per-cent completion.

Woman breaks 13-year-old maid’s head for alleged theft

Tempers flared in Ijeshatedo, Surulere, Lagos State, after a woman, Motunrayo Ayadi, reportedly broke the head of her 13-year-old maid, Deborah Matthew, for alleged theft.

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