BREAKING: Over 100 Hoodlums Attack Police Station In Lagos

Hoodlums, numbering over 100 from a part of the country, on Monday morning attacked Ipaja police station in Lagos.  The attack led to exchange of gunshots during which some of the hoodlums were killed.  Residents said the attack created panic in the neighbourhood. 

Lagos: Ikorodu Tells Females To Stay Indoors Ahead Of Forthcoming Festival

This year’s edition of the annual traditional ‘Oro’ festival, usually held in Ikorodu, Lagos State, has been scheduled for May 16, 2024, daytime and nighttime. This was disclosed in a letter issued by the Ayangburen Palace and signed by the Ayangburen of Ikorodu,

Imo Lawmaker, Arthur Egwim Dies In Lagos After Surgery

Member representing Ideato North Constituency at the Imo state House of Assembly, Arthur Egwim is dead. He died after an unsuccessful surgery.  The news of his demise filtered in on Monday.  According to a source: “They just broke the bad news to us

Two Killed As Lagos Rival Cult Groups Clash

Suspected cultists said to be avenging the killing of their colleague by a rival group on Thursday, March 16, hacked one Moses aka Loworo to death on Tapa Street in the Bariga area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that some members of a

 3 Dead, 84 Injured As Sanwo-Olu Commiserates With Train Crash Victims

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed shock and sorrow over the early morning accident, on Thursday, involving a train and a Lagos State Government staff bus, which happened between Shogunle and Ikeja, axis of the state. Three persons reportedly died, while over

Foundation Unveils Mobile Cancer Screening Facility In Lagos

As part of efforts to reduce the number of men dying from prostate cancer in Nigeria, the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation has unveiled a N4.1 billion ($10 million) free mobile prostate cancer screening to boost early detection of the killer disease. The founder of

Uncertainty And tension As Okada Ban Begins In Lagos

The total ban on Okada, recently ordered by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, comes into effect today. The ban on Okada riders’ operations will affect six Local Government Areas. They are: Ikeja, Lagos Island, Eti-Osa, Apapa, Surulere and Lagos Mainland. Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Teacher Flogs Pupil Over Homework, Vomits, Dies

A Junior Secondary School 2 pupil of Simple Faith Schools, Agbara, Lagos State, Emmanuel Amidu, has died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Surulere. The victim’s father, Akinola Amidu, claimed that the 12-year-old was flogged by a teacher when he went to school

Okada Ban: Taskforce To Seize Motorcycles Before July 1 Deadline – Lagos Govt

The commissioner said the Lagos State Task Force, led by Shola Jejeloye, had continued to enforce the law and had seized 238 motorcycles in Lekki on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Lagos State Government says the seizure of commercial motorcycles by the Lagos State

Lagos : Fraudster Withdraws N75,000 From PoS Operator, Deposits Sachet Water

A point-of-sale operator identified only as Joy, has been defrauded in Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that Joy, who was recently employed, handed N75,000 to a customer identified as Victor, who left behind a bag containing five sachets of water. A businesswoman, Elizabeth Adetula,