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Shocker: Lagos woman stabs hubby to death over daughter’s birthday

A woman has allegedly stabbed her husband to death over her daughter’s birthday in Surulere area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
A fallen container from a truck has crushed two people to death and injured several others at Ikorodu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Fallen truck container crushes two to death in Lagos

A fallen container from a truck has crushed two people to death and injured several others at Ikorodu area of Lagos.

Lagos government vows to go tough on land grabbers

The Lagos State Government has vowed to go tough on land grabbers, popularly known as ‘Omonile’ who specialised in seizing people’s properties.g
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: It’s time to mobilise Nigerians for revolution

Human rights activist Femi Falana on Monday said it is time to mobilise Nigerians for a revolution because of wanton insecurity and the poor state the nation’s economy have become.
Bala Elkana

Bus driver commits suicide in Lagos

A 43-year old bus driver has committed suicide at a mechanic workshop in Shomolu area of Lagos.
The Lagos State Government will begin the demolition of structures and shanties under high tension cables in Lekki area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, on Monday.

Lagos begins demolition of shanties, structures under high tension Monday

The Lagos State Government will begin the demolition of structures and shanties under high tension cables in Lekki area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, on Monday.
L-R: Commander of the 9th Brigade, Brigadier-General Nasir Mohammed Jega; Private Jolly Samson; Private Mutari Muhammed and Colonel Oladipo Diya during an Environmental Sanitation Exercise to mark the 2019 Nigerian Army Day Celebration, at Olowu Street, Ipodo, Ikeja, Lagos, on Saturday.

Soldiers storm Lagos streets to eradicate filth

Residents of Ipodo community in Ikeja area of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria woke up to receive unusual visitors in the neighborhood on Saturday.
President Buhari receives in courtesy visit Leaders of Afenifere in State House on 25th June 2019 5

Afenifere demands free education, security, jobs, others

Yoruba leaders on Tuesday renewed their call for true federalism as the recipe for peace and progress in Nigeria.
General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), Mrs Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola (Right) briefing newsmen, with MD, GOKADA, Kayode Adegbola

Lagos begins crackdown on companies, individuals for failing to beautify setbacks

The Lagos State Government said it has begun crackdown on companies and private individuals who continuously violate the provision of the Greening laws on setbacks and perimeter fences beautification in the state.
A suspected notorious land grabber has been arrested with four guns and 38 rounds of live cartridges at Alagbado area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Notorious land grabber arrested with four guns, 38 cartridges in Lagos

A suspected notorious land grabber has been arrested with four guns and 38 rounds of live cartridges at Alagbado area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Man, mistress found dead in Lagos apartment

The Police in Lagos have recovered the corpses of a 56-year old man and his mistress at an apartment in Ejigbo area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

LASTMA: If my brother breaks traffic law, arrest him – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

June 12: Why President Buhari must restructure Nigeria – General Akinrinade

Former Chief of Army Staff, Rtd General Alani Akinrinade on Wednesday said it is imperative for President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the vexed issue of restructuring for the good of the country.

Governor Ambode: I have served humanity, posterity will judge me

As he prepares to bow out of office, Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Friday said he has served humanity throughout his reign and that posterity will judge him.
Herdsmen

Four feared killed as farmers, herders clash in Ogun

About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Four dead as tricycle collides with train in Lagos

Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos.
Paul Usoro

NBA president’s money laundering trial adjourned till May 10

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has adjourned till May 10 hearing of all pending applications filed by counsel representing the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA President, Paul Usoro.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court strikes out suit challenging election of Anglican Bishop

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has struck out a suit filed by 10 prominent members of the Church Nigeria Anglican Communion, Lagos Diocese, challenging the election held by the church to select the new Bishop of the Diocese.

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Stakeholders lament deplorable state of federal roads, urge government intervention

Some stakeholders have lamented the deplorable state of federal roads in their respective areas, saying the situation is adversely affecting the socio-economic lives of the people.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on Monday commenced a three-day visit to the U.S. amid a controversy over a recent phone call between the Ukrainian leader and U.S. President Donald Trump.
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Xavi Hernandez open to managerial role in England as Barca alternative

Barcelona legend Xavi has revealed that he would welcome the chance to manage in the Premier League, should a return to Camp Nou fail to materialise.
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Monaco’s Leonardo Jardim in spotlight amid awful start to season

Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim insists he is unfazed by the speculation over his future as the 2017 French champions go into a midweek derby against Patrick Vieira’s Nice still without a win this season.