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Two suspected members of a robbery gang that had been terrorizing commuters along Agboju/Alakija, Two/Badagry expressway, Lagos, have been arrested by policemen attached to satellite division.
Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered that a 40-year-old butcher, Tunji Adeniran, who allegedly defiled his 14-year-old stepdaughter, be remanded in a custodial centre.
The Bariga Police Division of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested four members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) for allegedly beating up and stabbing one Tochukwu Chidi to death.
The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday arrested 76 residents of Lagos for violating COVID-19 protocols by holding a birthday party.
The police in Lagos have charged 40 protesters arrested at the Lekki tollgate on Saturday to court, for breaching public peace.
Homicide detectives took Tina Essi into custody on Wednesday after being identified as a key suspect in the February 6 death of Christian Aparie, the police said in a statement.
A 27-year-old fisherman, Fatai Yussuf, has been remanded in a custodial center in Lagos over alleged killing of his six-week-old daughter whom he threw into a lagoon, because she was sick.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, on Wednesday, ordered that a 35-year-old security guard, Patrick Akpan, who allegedly beat his three-year-old daughter to death be remanded in prison custody.
The Lagos State Government (LASG) has announced the closure of the Yaba Overpass temporarily from Tuesday to Feb. 23 to commence soil testing for the Red line rail.
The police in Lagos State have arrested 58 suspects in its effort to restore normalcy to the Agarawu, Ita Faaji, Igbosere and other areas on the Lagos Island.
Following the cult clashes at Alakuko, Dalemo and Kola areas of Lagos State, the police said they had arrested 19 suspects and restored normalcy to the areas.
The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has revealed how eight persons, out of scores arrested over breach of COVID-19 protocols in the state tested positive of the virus.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the demand for oxygen by coronavirus patients has increased to 400 cylinders per day.
The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd), disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing State House correspondents after a meeting of National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The head of the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Tuesday that there have been delays to some Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 shot deliveries via the COVAX vaccine-sharing programme because of additional requirements set by the manufacturer.
Some 237 million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine are expected to be delivered to 142 countries by the end of May through the COVAX facility, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
Nigeria received its first COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday to kick off an inoculation programme in Africa’s most populous nation, delivered under the international COVAX scheme.
Hunainatu Abubakar, one of the abductees from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara, said the abductors asked the captives to pray for them to be good citizens.
According to the police, the officers, who were on duty were shot and killed at about 2.00 am by the suspected men of the underworld along Akai Efa-Idundu road.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday called on the African Union and other international partners to help address a deepening crisis in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region as he condemned alleged atrocities in fighting there.
It was a harvest of tributes for a former Chief of Air Staff, late Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok as his remains were laid to rest in his hometown in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.
An Akure Magistrate Court has remanded 15 persons suspected to have been involved in illegal mining of gold in Ondo State.
The Nigerian Senate has mandated its committees on Basic and Tertiary Education to investigate allegations of abuse of $20 million meant to implement the Safe Schools Initiative of the Federal Government.