Cops Nab Ex-convict, Accomplice For Stealing Truck


Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested an ex- convict, Yisa Nwachukwu, in Ota, in the Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area for allegedly stealing a MAN diesel truck belonging to one Alhaji Owonifaari. The alleged buyer of the stolen truck, one Yusuf Sanusi, was equally arrested. The police in the state said the suspects

Suspected Thief Dies While Escaping Arrest


A suspected thief, Daniel Ekwerekwu, has died while allegedly escaping from where he had gone to steal in the Maryland area of Lagos State. The Anambra State indigene was said to have hit his head on a concrete floor while attempting to scale a fence. The police alleged that Ekwerekwu sneaked into Okungade Street, Mende-Maryland,

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.

Five Health Benefits Of African Walnut


Walnuts are round shaped nuts with dark brown shells with whitish nuts encased within the shell. They are in season and have numerous health benefits. In the south-east region of Nigeria, it is called Okpa. Here are the reasons you should eat this nuts more often. Contains Vitamins The African walnut contains vitamins such as

LAWMA Driver, Motor Boy Die In Lagos Crash


A driver with the Lagos State Waste Management Authority, Godya Lekya, and his motor boy, Tanko Thomas, have lost their lives in a crash at the Anthony end of Ikorodu Road, Lagos State. Newsmen gathered that the accident involved a LAWMA truck driven by Lekya and a BRT bus. Our correspondent gathered that the truck driver was

Lagos Clash: Family Demands Justice For Slain Son


The family of Toheeb Awolesi, who was killed during a clash in Agboyi community, in the Alapere area Lagos State, has demanded justice for him. This is just as a resident, Florence Ogunseemi, claimed that 24 motorcycles belonging to her were destroyed in the mayhem that followed Toheeb’s death. Newsmen gathered that Toheeb’s dead body was

Policeman Intervenes In Agboyi-Ketu Communal Clash


An unidentified policeman has been photographed trying to save some motorcycles that were set on fire during a communal clash in Agboyi-Ketu area of Lagos. The photos, which were posted on Twitter by Malik Nasir @malikandu, on Wednesday showed the policeman bending to get water from an open drainage and pouring same on the burning pile

Friend Kills Lagos Driver To Date Girlfriend


A 28-year-old bus driver, Abraham Umar, has been killed by suspected cult members at Cele bus stop, in the Ijanikin area of Lagos State. The police said the victim was set up by his friend who was obsessed with his (Abraham’s) 17-year-old girlfriend. Our correspondent learnt that Abraham, aka Abi, was eating at the girlfriend’s mother’s bamboo

Three Teenagers In Court Over Alleged Cultism


Three teenagers- Miracle Eze, 14; Onyebuchi Orji, 19 and David Adebayo,17-, caught belonging to secret societies, were brought before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court today. The accused are facing a two-count of conspiracy and belonging to unlawful societies. In his ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomaiya, granted each of the accused bail of N200,

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

Man Slumps, Dies At Bus Stop In Lagos


The body of a middle-aged man, who reportedly slumped and died, was found at Orile Iganmu bus stop in Lagos on Tuesday. Newsmen gathered that the deceased was a passerby who suddenly slumped and died after he took ill in the early hours of Tuesday. Yinus Olayiwola, a trader close to the scene, said that

“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

Wife Fakes Own Kidnap, Demands N15m Ransom From Husband In Lagos


Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old woman, Hadijat Kabiru, for allegedly faking her own kidnap to defraud her 55-year-old husband, Muraino Kabiru. Also arrested were two suspected accomplices, Ahmed Kudus and Hadijat Rufai. Our correspondent gathered that Muraino received a call from the suspected kidnappers on August 2, 2018, that his

Woman Escapes Assassination, Nephew Arrested


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Osaro Okonobom and Lucky Oboh for allegedly attempting to assassinate a sexagenarian, Gladys Osaigbovo-Omon, at her residence in Benin, Edo State. The suspects, who were arrested on July 26, 2018, were said to have made the attempt on the life of Gladys on the instruction of her

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