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February, 2020

  • 5 February

    Ban: 34 Arrested For Attacking Police Officers, Causing Riot At Iyana Ipaja

    The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 34 persons for allegedly attacking police officers and causing chaos at the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos on Wednesday. This was announced this in a statement issued by Bala Elkana, the Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, on Wednesday. Read Also: VIDEO: …

  • 5 February

    Motorcycle-hailing Company Sacks Staff After Okada Ban

    Gokada, a motorcycle-hailing company, has sacked 70 per cent of its staff, a report has said. Read Also: No Going Back On Okada, Keke Ban – Sanwo-Olu The action is said to be connected to the recent ban of commercial motorcycles and tricycles in 15 council areas of Lagos State. A …

  • 1 February

    Video: Okada Riders Move Motorcycles Out Of Lagos After Ban

    Following the ban on motorcycles and tricycles by the Lagos State government, riders from the North were on Saturday seen, loading hundreds of motorcycles belonging to them into trucks in Kosofe area of Ketu. Read Also:‘Whoever Opposes Amotekun Will Die Mysteriously’ – Gani Adams The ban, which took effect on …

January, 2020

  • 29 January

    ‘You People Are Wicked’, Nigerians React As Police Spokesperson Calls For Support

    Several Nigerians have reacted to the call of Bala Elkana, the Lagos Police Command Public Relations Officer, that the public should support operatives of the Nigeria Police Force in the discharge of their duties. Elkana had in a post on Twitter on Tuesday stated that although he is a police …

  • 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 …

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