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Suspected Land Grabbers Attack Construction Workers With Charm In Ilogbo, Carted Away With Their Belongings


Hoodlums suspected to be land grabbers on Wednesday allegedly attacked construction workers in Oke Ogbe, Ilogbo Ota, Ogun State.   One of the hoodlums had reportedly been terrorizing construction workers while working on site as several attempts made by him to obtain money from the workers proved abortive as the workers told him that they

SARS Renamed, Restructured Hours After Acting President’s Order


The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has renamed, restructured SARS hours after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo – @ProfOsinbajo ordered the overhauling of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The Inspector General of @PoliceNG has swiftly acted on the instruction by appointing a new Police Commissioner as the overall head of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad nationwide.

Police Arrest Two Suspected Robbers In Maza Maza


Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it had arrested two suspected criminals who terrorised and robbed motorists and pedestrans along Maza Maza/Mile 2 area. The command’s spokesman, Chief Superintendent of Police Chike Oti, said police undercover operatives deployed to the route arrested the suspects on Saturday. He said the two suspects had been on the

BREAKING: Osinbajo Orders ‘Overhaul’ Of Notorious Anti-Robbery Unit


Nigeria’s acting president Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the immediate “overhaul’ of Nigerian police’s special anti-robbery squad (SARS). Osinbajo’s directive came after months of the street and social media protests against the police unit which has, over the years, become synonymous with brutality and wanton arrest. “Following persistent complaints and reports on the activities of the

Saraki Keeps NASS Members In The Dark Over Reconvening


Some National Assembly  members said they are not sure whether  the two chambers will reconvene tomorrow to consider the 2019 budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission. This is  because the Chairman, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has not made  any official announcement. The Nation reported today that many senators and House members, who were set to

Two Die, Four Injured In Ota Multiple Accidents


The Federal Road Safety Corps, Sango-Ota Unit, on Saturday, said two persons died while four others sustained various degrees of injuries in a multiple accident at Sango-Ota toll-gate. Sango-Ota FRSC’s Unit Commander, Mr Adekunle Oguntoyinbo, who confirmed the accident in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Ota, said the accident occurred at about 4.45 am.

Men Arraigned For Allegedly Beating Policeman


Three men were on Wednesday brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly beating a police sergeant while on duty. The accused — Gideon Nnanedu, 36; Kenneth Mba, 28; and Christian Ifegbu — all residents of Oko-Afo near Badagry, are being tried for assault, breach of peace and felony The three

“Ewupe Belongs To Ota, I Give Onilogbo Of Ilogbo 24hrs To Withdraw Baale”, Olota Of Ota


By: Adedeji Suliat The Olota of Ota, Oba (Prof.) Adeyemi Abdulkabir Obalanlege has given the Onilogbo of Ilogbo, Ota, Oba (Dr.) Samuel Olufemi Ojugbele 24hrs ultimatum to retreat the Baale he installed in Ewupe, Ota. The Olota, while speaking with VOA News correspondent said that Ewupe is within his territory and that Onilogbo has no right whatsoever

Olota Of Ota, Orangun Of Ila Close Ties


By:  Idowu Olamide Esther The Olota of Ota, His Royal Majesty, Oba (Prof.) Adeyemi Abdulkabir Obalanlege has closed ties with the Orangun of Ila, HRM Oba Wahab Kayode Oyedotun during a courtesy visit of the former to Ila Orangun’s palace earlier today. The Olota had earlier visited Olubadan of Ibadan as part of his tour

Otunba of Ota: VOA Entertainment Takes You Through The Background, Lifestyle, Visions And Plans Of Chief Segun Johnson As The New Otunba Of Ota


VOA Entertainment & Lifestyle takes you through the background, lifestyle, visions and plans of Chief Segun Johnson as the new Otunba of Ota. We hope you will enjoy this…..   For the records, kindly tell us a brief about yourself, your hobbies, experience, educational background.    My name is Segun Johnson, popularly known as Tokis.  I was born

2018 Cathedral Day Celebration: Family Of Akindele Eleku Remembers Their Late Father, Grandfather, 30, 55 Years After


The family of Akindele Eleku, yesterday remembered their late father and grandfather after 30 and 55 years respectively since they passed on. In an event to commemorate the 7th Cathedral day celebration, thanksgiving service and award presentation at the Cathedral of St. James on Sunday 29th July, 2018,  children, grandchildren, families and friends of the Eleku

Rotaract Club Clears Refuse Heaps At Agege


As many parts of Lagos State continue to be dotted by heaps of refuse, the Rotaract Club of Agege during the weekend evacuated tons of waste from Powerline, Ota Road in Orile Agege. They were supported in the herculean task by members of the Rotary Club of Agege, CLI Street Captains and members of the

Family Raises Alarm Over Abduction Of Son By SARS


The family of Taofik Badmos have raised alarm over the alleged abduction of their son by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in the Lagos State Police Command. It was gathered that the 25-year-old was a 200-level part-time student at Yaba College of Technology and also a printer. Newsmen learnt that Taofik had left the house

Ejigbo Obaship Standoff: Open Letter To Lagos State Commissioner For Local Government And Community Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami


By: Oyetoro Oluwaseyi. A      Your Excellency sir, I write to laud your efforts towards ensuring sustainability of peace and tranquility in Lagos State as she becomes a mega city, most importantly, in the Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs which you oversee. May God reward you accordingly.  Permit me to also appreciate you for

Alake, Olota In Close Door Meeting


The Alake and Paramount ruler of Egba land, HRM Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo  on Tuesday held a close door meeting with the Olota of Ota, HRM Oba (Prof.) Adeyemi Abdulkabir Obalanlege, Lanlege Ekun II at his Ake palace in Abeokuta, Ogun State. His Royal Majesty, Oba Adeyemi Abdulkabir Obalanlege was in company of two other

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