Children Fight Uncle For Exhuming Father’s Corpse


The children of late Sikiru Elias are at loggerheads with their uncle, Tajudeen Alebiosu, for allegedly exhuming their father’s corpse without their consent. Newsmen learnt that Sikiru, who died 12 years ago, was buried on the premises of his house on Igbehin Adun Street in the Gbagada area of Lagos, which he reportedly bought from Alebiosu.

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

Ogun Residents Lament Incessant Robberies, Police Indifference


Residents of Victory Estate, Ota, Ogun State, have lamented incessant robberies in the area. They also complained about alleged police extortion of victims and indifference in handling reported robbery cases. Residents told Newsmen that the attacks had been going on for more than a year, adding that anytime they were reported, policemen allegedly demanded bribes from victims

Housewife Stabs Husband To Death Over Telephone Call


A 23-year-old housewife, Damilola Ayeni, has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly stabbing her husband, Olumide, to death at their house on Bamgbose Street, Lagos Island. Our correspondent learnt that the duo, who got married about two years ago with two children together, had a disagreement at their home on Friday. The woman

Motorcycle Rider Defiles Neighbour’s Daughter


A motorcycle rider, Benjamin Akande, has been arrested by the police for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Newsmen gathered that while the girl’s parents were away, the victim and her younger brother were placed in the care of their landlady on July 27, 2018, when the incident happened. It

NGO Founder Allegedly Sodomizes Twin Sons In Lagos


The founder of a non-governmental organisation, Jephath Ighodaro, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, for allegedly defiling his twin sons. Our correspondent gathered that the 37-year-old suspect was arrested in the Aguda, Surulere area of the state by the police and some officials of the Lagos State Office of the

Marine Police Rescue Three In Badagry Boat Mishap


The Marine Police on Thursday said its men rescued three persons on Pashi river, Badagry, Lagos State, when their boat capsized on July 29. DSP Uchenna Itinyi, the Divisional Marine Officer, Badagry, disclosed this in an interview with the Newsmen in Badagry. He said the men were coming from Cotonou, Benin Republic, and the boat was loaded

Wife of Lagos Commissioner Posts Suicidal Message


Hadiza Abdullateef, the wife of Lagos commissioner for Home Affairs Archives, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef, has left Nigerians in shock with a suicidal message. The third wife of the Lagos State Commissioner shared the suicidal message in the early hours of Tuesday on her Instagram page. The mother of two, who recently bagged a Masters degree

Fire Causes Panic At Ecobank Headquarters


There was pandemonium on Tuesday when fire broke out on the premises of Ecobank’s headquarters on Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State. Newsmen gathered that the fire occurred around 8.50am when a tanker laden with about 33,000 litres of diesel caught fire while delivering the fuel at the bank. Our correspondent learnt that the fire

Police Arrest 19 Suspected Cultists In Lagos


The police on Wednesday said they had arrested 19 suspected cultists in Imeke, a suburb of Badagry, Lagos State. SP Samson Akhiromen, the Divisional Police Officer in Badagry, disclosed this when the newsmen visited the divisional office. Akhiromen said that the suspects were arrested at about 11 p.m. on July 27 when the suspects were having a

Church Provides Medical Aid For Lagos Community


Succour came to hundreds of residents of Oshodi community and its environs in Lagos  State on Saturday when some health workers visited the community to provide free medical services to the residents. The medical outreach was organised by the Redeemed Christian Church of God, the Calvary Parish, Lagos Province 27, in partnership with Emzor Pharmaceutical/Chike

Generator Repairer Commits Suicide In Lagos


The residents of Morounfolu Street in the Ogba area of Lagos State have expressed shock over the death of a generator repairer, Olatunji Opadiran, who committed suicide after hanging out with friends. Our correspondent learnt that Opadiran on Monday committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope tied to the hook of a ceiling fan in

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

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