An early morning fire in the Idimu, Ikotun area of Lagos State, has consumed a mechanic workshop and no fewer than 10 shops and three vehicles.
The fire started around 4am on Monday and was caused by an electrical surge.
Firefighters from the Lagos State Fire Service, Ikotun station, were said...
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Prince Agina, a middle-aged man, on Wednesday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos State that his wife, Obianuju, has been poisoning his meals since 2008.
The union which was consummated on Dec. 24, 2006 in Anambra had been blessed with three children. Obianuju was also accused of frequent...
The Ogun State Police command, in its efforts to get Ogun State rid of crime and criminality, has arrested four suspected armed robbers along Ode Remo Road, Sagamu in Sagamu local Government Area of Ogun State, southwest, Nigeria.
The police detectives attached to Sagamu Division of the command...
Lagos State Government has given seven days ultimatum to residents to keep to the directives that gates or barricades leading to major roads in the state, is locked between 12 mid night and 5am with manned security guards to allow free flow of vehicular movement.
State Commissioner for Local...
An aide to the Commissioner of Police, Railway Command, Lagos State, identified as Agu, has been arrested for allegedly raping and beating a lady until she fell into a coma, last Sunday.
PUNCH Metro gathered that the incident happened inside the policeman’s apartment in the Railway Police...
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A native doctor, Babatunde Ajisoloye, was on Friday arraigned before an Ikeja High Court for alleged sexual assault and rape.
Ajisoloye, however denied the two-count charge with no legal representation in court.
The prosecutor, Mrs A.B. Awosika, told the court that the accused committed the...
The Lagos State government, in the alert issued through the Ministry of Health and signed by the Commissioner, Dr Jide Idris, had stated that, “For prevention and control of Lassa fever, the general public is urged to avoid contact between rats and human beings; observe good personal hygiene...
A 25-year-old company driver who stole his company’s vehicle to transfer it from Lagos state to Ogun state has been arrested by the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).
Vanguard reports that Oguntade was directed to pick up a client at the airport and, thereafter, drop N150,000 with other persons on...
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Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun as the new Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU).
Fagbohun is a professor of Environmental Law, was until his appointment Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of...
Residents of Big Daddy Street in the Atinplome, Bagadry area of Lagos State on Tuesday stormed an uncompleted building in the area, which they suspected to be a ritual killer’s den, after a female victim raised the alarm, PUNCH reports.
It was gathered that at about 12am, while a carnival went...
A Lagos-based senior doctor has died shortly after attending to a patient.
Close relations blamed the death of Dr Akingbade of Veritas Clinics Limited, College Road, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos on stress, but nonetheless said he had a history of hypertension.
The deceased worked at Lagos State...
The Lagos State Government, through LAGBUS and its franchises, said it would provide free bus rides to residents on Friday, to commemorate this year’s Christmas celebration.
This is contained in a press statement signed by Mr Yemi Adesoye, the LAGBUS Public Relations Officer, which was made...
The DMO was established on 4th October, 2000 to centrally coordinate the management of Nigeria’s debt, which was hitherto being done by a myriad of establishments in an uncoordinated fashion. This diffused debt management strategy led to inefficiencies.
According to recent figures released by...
As parts of the activities by the police to forestall the incursion of members of Boko Haram in the state, the police have met with hotel and hospitality owners in Lagos state, Nigerian Tribune reports.
The state police boss, Fatai Owoseni, said the meeting was as a result of the alarm raised...
For the typical everyday bus rider, you must have experienced some very annoying mannerisms and utterances from other bus users. There are times you may have confronted them and they heed while other times the outcome is just messy. For some reason, when it comes to anything public, people sure...
The new Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lagos, Mr Ingo Herbert, on Monday said that no fewer than 30,000 Nigerians were currently living in different parts of Germany.
Herbert told NAN in Lagos that these include: those working, doing businesses, studying, as well as those...
The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut the multi-billion multi-national shopping outlet, Shoprite located at the Ikeja Shopping Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, for allegedly breaching safety law.
Officials of the commission were said to have stormed Shoprite on Friday afternoon and...
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to commission three helicopters purchased by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration as part of efforts to beef up security in the state.
Buhari, who will be visiting Lagos officially for the first time since his inauguration, will be handing over the...
The Lagos State Government has defended the N225bn it raised through the bond market, saying it is to meet the infrastructural needs of the state.
The Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi, made the statement on Tuesday, at a meeting of government officials with stakeholders on the...