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
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,
Risikatu Uthman, a 14-year-old pupil of a public secondary school in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State who got missing about two months ago, has been found. She reportedly returned home on Thursday, saying she was abducted by human traffickers, who allegedly sold her to Burkina Faso for prostitution. Newsmen had reported that Risikatu had gone
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.
A renowned traditionalist and Ifa Priest who also doubles as President of Ancestral Pride Foundation, Oluwo (Dr.) Fasola Faniyi is currently being adorned by Ifa worshipers in far away São Paulo, Southeastern Brasil after he delivered a lecture on the topic, ‘Esu is not Satan’ which was put together by Peduc Portal Da Educacao Espiritual.
By: Idowu Olamide Esther A founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Ogun West Senatorial Candidate of the party in 1999, Chief Babatunde Fadun has moved to the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC). Chief Fadun announced his defection to the APC on Friday during a well attended ward meeting of the party in Igbesa,
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
Everybody will like to have a porcelain body without marks, blemish or stretch marks. But the body is elastic made up of fluids, veins, muscles, flesh and so on, it is not made up of glass. Stretch marks are a dreaded skin mark that appears as a result of skin stretching during pregnancy, sudden weight
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
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
The police in Lagos have been accused of unlawful arrest of a church instrumentalist, Tope Adeyemi. Newsmen learnt that Tope, who played guitar for a Pentecostal church, was arrested as he was returning from a vigil on May 24, 2018. Tope’s mother, Mrs Sade Adeyemi, said she was informed of the incident after the 29-year-old was
The Lagos State Government on Thursday commenced the demolition of a nine-storeyed building on Dada Fayemi Street, Osapa London in Lekki, Lagos, for failure of the developer to obey the master plan of the area. The demolition, which was done manually due to the location of the building, is expected to be completed within a
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
A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Azeez Bakare, has accused a 400-level Computer Science undergraduate of the University of Lagos, Eric Idowu, of absconding with phones valued at N1m, after allegedly purchasing the products with a fake bank alert. Idowu had on Thursday, August 2, 2018, allegedly used a fake name, Leonard Adegoke,
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- 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,
Twitter users have been sharing their experiences with the police in Lagos, after one of them alleged that policemen refused to help her, even though they were present when her bag was stolen in front of Panti Police Station. The Twitter user, Eniola Toluwalase, @T_oluwalase, said about ten armed policemen witnessed her bag being stolen
The Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, says it has forwarded a report of an assault by one of its student’s mother against its security personnel to the Police. The Polytechnic spokesman, Mr. Olanrewaju Kuye, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the rumour of an assault on a student and his mother by one of its
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
A 51-year-old landlord, Bassey Wilson, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly flogging a married woman with a belt. Wilson, a businessman, who resides at Ahmadiyya, Meiran, a suburb of Lagos, is being tried for assault. “The accused allegedly committed the offence on July 7 at his residence”, the
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
Motorists, passengers and road transport union have expressed dissatisfaction over the poor state of the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, describing it as a death trap. The Vice-Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Mr Oloyede Edun, said many lives had been lost to accidents because of the road which had been under construction for many years.
A 72-year-old widow, Mrs Ibidun Balogun, has lamented alleged electrical bills for a meter that was taken from her 13 years ago. The Lagos State indigene, who resides at 3, Ogunleye Street, Oke-Otana, Ikorodu, said she was allegedly billed N700,000 by the Ikeja Electric for the period. The septuagenarian said since the meter was taken
The Ogun State Police Command has ordered a joint patrol comprising men of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Police Mobile Force and conventional policemen to curb criminal activities on Victory Estate, in the Ota area of the state. They also complained about alleged police extortion of victims and indifference in handling reported robbery cases. But
By: Adedeji Suliat Plot by Olowu of Owu, His Royal Majesty, Oba Dr. Olusanya Adegboyega Dosunmu to install Baale at Iyesi, Ota tomorrow has been uncovered. VOA News reliably gathered that Olowu has concluded plans to install an Owu version of Baale in Iyesi, Ota. This is in continuation of his constant encroachment on Awori territory.
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
For allegedly denying him sex and threatening his life, an Islamic cleric, Waheed Ajao, has approached an Igando Customary Court in Lagos to end his 19-year marriage. Ajao told the court on Monday that his wife, Monsurat, with whom he had five children, was threatening his life. “My marriage with Monsurat had been turbulent and
Tragedy struck in Alaja community, Megida, in the Ayobo area of Lagos State, after a 40-year-old petty trader, Ablavi Hunkpati, fell into an abandoned well and died. Newsmen learnt that the mother of four was running from a scorpion when she slipped and fell into the well said to be about 100 feet deep. Our correspondent
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
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