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Police nab local council chairman’s son for robbery in Lagos

Attempt by a 200 level Computer Science student of Caleb University and another suspected member of his gang to snatch a car from an Uber driver in Ikorodu area of Lagos has been botched following their arrest.

Minister: Delayed housing project in Lagos to be completed

The federal government will soon resolve the challenges delaying the completion and delivery of its Igbogbo/Bayeku Housing Scheme in Ikorodu area of Lagos State to Nigerians.

IPMAN lauds federal government for upgrading link road to NNPC depot in Mosimi

The Independent Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria has commended the Federal Government for the rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Shagamu road linking the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s depot in Mosimi.

My father raped me for four years – Teenager tells court

An 18-year old girl, who is a victim of sexual abuse, yesterday told an Ikeja Special Offence and Domestic violence Court, Lagos that her 52-year-old father, Folorunso Oluwaseun, had sexual intercourse with her for four years in order to enhance her private parts.

Two men docked for allegedly stealing cell phones

Two men appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Wednesday for allegedly stealing two cell phones valued at N30, 000 at a church in the town.

Ikorodu residents protest crazy electricity bills

Some residents of Ikorodu carried out a peaceful protest to press home their demand for a realistic electricity billing system on Monday in Lagos.

Monarch commends army, police over enhanced security in Ikorodu

The Olotu-Ebi of Ereko, Chief Moshood Kalejaiye, has praised the Nigeria army and police for their continued presence in communities ravaged by pipeline vandals in border communities between Lagos and Ogun States.

SARS operative arrested for allegedly extorting N5000 from Lagos resident

The Lagos state police command says it has arrested one Charles Omotosho, an operative of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS), for allegedly extorting N5, 000 from a resident in the Ikorodu axis of the state.

Police inspector forces lady to transfer money at gunpoint

A police inspector attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State Police Command, Ikorodu office, allegedly collected N5,000 from a lady after threatening to shoot her.

Nigerian Army arrests 40 suspects, recovers 400 jerry cans of petrol from vandals

The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that it arrested 40 suspected vandals, cultists and impersonators and recovered over 400 jerry cans filled with petroleum products.

Lagos government spends N1.04 billion on LAKE rice subsidy in 3 years

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, said it has subsidised LAKE Rice to the tune of N1.049billion from December 2016 till date, as part of efforts aimed at sustaining food sufficiency and food security in the State.

240 drivers with defective vision discovered in Lagos

The Lagos State Drivers Institute (LASDRI) discovered 240 drivers with defective vision from January to March.

Teacher inserts pencils in 6-year-old girl’s private parts, mops blood with hankie

A 36-year-old teacher, Lilian Ahaneku, was on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly inserting three pencils in the private parts of her six-year-old pupil.

Lagos government to re-grass Teslim Balogun, Campus Mini Stadiums

The Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, said that plans were underway to replace the artificial turf at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, and Campus Mini Stadium, Lagos Island, with natural grass.

President Buhari approves release of National Stadium Surulere to Lagos government

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of National Stadium, Surulere to Lagos State Government for retrofitting and upgrading to host international sporting tournaments, the State Government said on Tuesday.

Alimosho rated noisiest local area in Lagos

Mr Antonio Ayodele, General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), on Thursday rated Alimosho as the highest noise pollution local government area in the state in 2017.

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.

Governor Ambode announces relocation date of Mile 12 market

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, announced that Mile 12, Ketu market and other adjourning markets would be relocated in December, to reduce stress often encountered by traders transporting their wares into the metropolis.

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WHO: Nigeria strengthens surveillance to curb spread of coronavirus

World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Nigeria as one of the African countries with high number of COVID-19 cases, is strengthening surveillance to help stem the spread of the virus.

Customs officer shoots motorist in Oyo

An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Ondo guber: PDP candidate seeks ex-President Obasanjo’s blessings

Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Former minister rejects APC reconciliation committee

A former Minister of Communication and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has rejected the reconciliation committee set up by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to reconcile the aggrieved members of the party in the state.