Monthly Archives: July 2018

Parents, Son And His Girlfriend Arrested For Stealing In Lagos


A couple, their son, and his girlfriend have been arrested for stealing from a neighbour who went on a 3-month vacation, leaving her house vacant. Tega Teddy, 18, his parents, Mr. Uroye Teddy, 45, and Mrs. Margaret Teddy, and his girlfriend Karima Edom succeeded in stealing from Mrs Folashade Odunuga’s house for weeks until the house owner’s domestic help

Man Sodomizes 10-Year-Old Girl In Lagos


The Police on Monday arraigned a 30-year-old man, Goddy Inyama, for allegedly defiling a 10-year-old girl through the anus and vagina. Appearing before an Ajegunle Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, the defendant pleaded not guilty to a three-count charge of unlawful sexual intercourse, unlawful touching of breast and penetrating the anus. Iyama, who resides on Sogbesan

Man Stabs Friend During Dispute Over Money


A man, Tobi Adeleke, has met his untimely death in the hands of his friend, Michael Matthew, while trying to intervene in a dispute over money. Our correspondent gathered that the duo in company with some other friends had gathered on Adewunmi Adebiyi Street, Lagos, around 11pm on Saturday and tried to share some money given

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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

Onijoko Of Ijoko Conferred Honorary Chieftaincy Titles On Hon. Balinga, Maja And Others


His Royal Highness, Oba Abdulfatai Alani Matanmi, Otutubiosu 1, the Onijoko of Ijoko, Ota in continuation of  his week long activity marking his birthday conferred honorary Chieftaincy titles on worthy subjects of Ijoko, Ota. The Onijoko of Ijoko, Oba Abdulfatai Matanmi who commenced a week long activity of his 75th birthday anniversary had earlier in the

Policeman Slaps Man For Recording Assault In Mall


Twenty seven-year-old Ajibola Akinsete has accused a policeman attached to a mall in Lagos of slapping him because he recorded an assault of a Nigerian by a Lebanese. Akinsete, who works in a haulage firm, alleged that the policeman attached to Novare Mall in Lekki slapped him for recording the Lebanese beating up the Nigerian.

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

Five Die In Lagos Boat Mishap


No fewer than five people died on Wednesday in a boat accident in the Ikorodu Area of Lagos State. It was gathered that the boat belonging to a firm, Blue Sea, capsized mid-sea while travelling to Ikorodu from Lagos Island. Our correspondent learnt that the cause of the accident had yet to be established as

Man Accused Of Snatching Woman’s Bag, Wristwatch


A 25-year-old man, Uchenna Okoye, who allegedly attacked a woman and snatched her bag and wristwatch, on Wednesday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. The Newsmen reports that Okoye is facing two counts charge of conspiracy and theft to which he pleaded not guilty. He was admitted to bail in the sum of N50,000. Police prosecutor,

Court Remands Septuagenarian For Defiling Minor


A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ogba on Tuesday remanded a septuagenarian, Mufutau Surakatu, for allegedly defiling a minor in his home on Silver Street, Mushin, Lagos. The magistrate, Mr P.E. Nwaka, remanded him in custody pending legal advice from the Directorate of Public Prosecutions. Our correspondent gathered that the suspect was a neighbour of the victim’s

Policemen Chasing Suspects Shoot Security Expert


One of the bullets allegedly fired by policemen attached to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, Lagos, strayed on Friday, hitting a security expert, Tunde Adeparusi, leaving him injured. Our correspondent learnt that Adeparusi was on his way to the Murtala Mumammed International Airport on Friday when the bullet pierced his car and hit him. Our

Man, Accomplice Vandalize Transformer, Steal Cable In Lagos


A 32-year-old applicant, Kazeem Popoola, on Tuesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly vandalizing a transformer and stealing a cable valued at N225,000. Popoola, whose address is unknown, had pleaded not guilty to a three-count of conspiracy, stealing and damage to property slammed on him. The offences, according to Prosecutor, Assistant Superintendent

IKEDC Employee In Court For Stealing Company ‘s N1.5m


Samuel Akachukwu, a 46-year-old employee of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, has appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with stealing his employer’s N1.5 million. The accused, who resides at 10, Adegbite St., Obawole, Iju in Agege, a Lagos suburb, is being tried for stealing. Police Inspector Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was

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