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January, 2020

  • 23 January

    Video: Lagos Man Dies After Jumping Into Well To Retrieve N3,000 Phone

    A man identified simply as Cisse, has lost his life after jumping into a well at Olanrewaju Street,Itire Road, Mushin area of Lagos State, while trying to retrieve his phone worth N3,000. The incident occurred on Wednesday evening. It was gathered that the deceased, whose shop is situated nearby, was …

  • 23 January

    Seven Killed, One Injured As Rival Cult Groups Clash In Lagos

    About seven persons have been killed, following a violent clash between two rival cult groups in Ijede, Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Bala Elkana, the police spokesperson in the state, who confirmed the incident on Wednesday, said the groups; KK and Eiye Confraternities, were involved in the clash, which according …

  • 19 January

    Funke Akindele, Siblings Shun Father’s Burial In Lagos

    Award-winning actress, Funke Akindele, known as ‘Jennifer’, and her siblings were absent at the burial of their father, Rev. Godwin Olusoji Akindele, which took place in Ikorodu, Lagos State on January 17, 2020. The father, a former teacher, had died aged 72 on Saturday, December 7, 2019, after a brief …

  • 17 January

    Woman Arraigned For Stabbing Neighbour To Death

    Stella Olowofoyekun, a 35-year-old woman, was on Friday arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos after she allegedly stabbed her neighbour to death with a broken bottle. Sergeant Modupe Olaluwoye, the prosecutor, informed the court that the accused, a petty trader, reportedly stabbed Monday Bella to death at …

  • 17 January

    Man Trapped In Collapsed Lagos Building Rescued

    An unidentified man who got trapped after a three-storey building under construction collapsed at Ago Palace Way in the Okota area of Lagos State on Friday has been rescued. The victim was evacuated out of the rubble by emergency officials and was administered first aid by medical personnel on ground …

  • 17 January

    Man Trapped Under Rubble As Building Collapses In Lagos

    An unidentified man has been left trapped after a three-storey building under construction collapsed at Ago Palace Way in Lagos State. The incident was confirmed by Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The LASEMA boss, however, stated that emergency officials were already at the scene …

  • 8 January

    Alleged Human Skulls Seller, Buyer Arraigned In Lagos

    Three men were on Wednesday arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged possession of two human skulls. The defendants, Olanrewaju, 27; Kazeem, 38; and Muritala Salami, 43, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and unlawful possession of human parts. They, however, pleaded not guilty to the …

  • 6 January

    Register All Unlicensed Vehicles Within Seven Days, Police Tell Lagosians

    The Lagos State Police Command directed all owners of unlicensed vehicles in the state to register their vehicles within seven days or risk being prosecuted. The command gave the ultimatum in a statement issued by Bala Elkana, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, on Sunday. According to the command, the …

  • 3 January

    FG Demolishes Illegal Structures Under Lagos Bridge

    The Federal Government has commenced the demolition of illegal structures under some federal-owned bridges in Lagos State. The exercise began on Friday with the demolition a fence built under the Apongbon Bridge on the CMS-bound carriageway on Lagos Island. The fence, which was still under construction, had been raised by …

  • 3 January

    Lagos Pledges To Pay Workers Three Months Minimum Wage Arreas

    The Lagos State government has pledged to pay a total of three months arrears of the new minimum wage to civil servants in the state. This was disclosed by Obafemi Hamzat, the state’s Deputy Governor, at the 2020 Annual First Working Day Thanksgiving Service for public servants in the state …

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