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Lagos Task Force clamps down on criminal Okada riders, convicts 21 at Mile 2

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force, yesterday, August 8, 2017, impounded 146 motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and prosecuted 21 riders, who were sentenced to two weeks imprisonment. The Chairman of the task force, Police Superintendent Olayinka Egbeyemi, clarified that the enforcement operations were carried out based on a series of

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How hackers defrauded Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker of over N9million

The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti, Yaba, of the Lagos State Police Command, has arraigned three men before a Federal High Court for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, of N9.2 million. The three men, Frank Nwokobia, 27; Ezeoke Kanayochukwu, 25,

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Bomb scare at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja

There was pandemonium yesterday, August 8, 2017, at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, following the discovery of an alleged bomb planted by some unscrupulous persons. The incident was followed by an alarm raised by workers arriving at the hajj and cargo terminal area who discovered the unattended bag. According to a

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Lagos assures indigent residents of free legal service

Lagos State Government, through the Public Advice Centre (PAC), has advised the indigent residents of Lagos State to take advantage of the free legal service offered by the government for resolution of their legal problems. The Director, Public Advice Centre (PAC), Mrs Tola Akinyemi, gave the advice during a roadshow at

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Sweepers cry to LAMATA over 5 months of unpaid salaries

Sweepers employed by Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) Shelter Maintenance to be sweeping LAMATA-constructed bus shelters along Mile 12-Ketu –Ikorodu Road –Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) axes of Lagos, yesterday, August 7 2017 staged a protest over the non-payment of their five months’ salaries. The sweepers who were in their sweeping

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How a serial rapist was arrested in Isolo

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, over the weekend arrested an alleged serial rapist for defiling a five-year-old girl. It was gathered that the suspect was arrested after a tenant caught him in the shameful act. The suspect, Emeka Kingsley, a resident of Osoyintola Street in Ilasamaja, Isolo Local Council

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Ambode launches ‘operation fix potholes,’ to rehabilitate 43 Lagos roads

In efforts to allay the worries of several Mainlanders and other Lagos residents over development of potholes on Lagos roads, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, August 6 2017, directed the emergency rehabilitation of 43 major link roads across the State and a repair of other major highways and arterial roads found

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Parents of six kidnapped Epe students hold Thanksgiving Service

The parents and relatives of the six kidnapped students of the Igbonla Model College in Epe who were recently freed by their abductors held a 2-hours thanksgiving service at Dolphin Senior Secondary School in Sura area of Lagos State. The pupils who were given a warm welcome by the Governor of

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Just in: Mother of 3 rescued in Agege inferno

Report has it that a mother of three miraculously survived being trapped in a house fire incident that occurred today, August 4, 2017, as a result of fire outbreak in a bungalow building at 11 Morounfolu Street, Otubu bus stop, Agege, Lagos. It was gathered that the woman had been trapped

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