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PDP Chieftain, Ogunlewe, dumps party, joins son in APC

A chieftain of the PDP, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, said on Friday that he was set to dump the opposition party for the ruling APC. Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works, confirmed the development in an interview with a political correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He was reacting to the recent defection of

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REVEALED: Ambode’s goodbye gift to LG chairmen

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has endorsed four-year tenure for Local Government chairmen and other elected council representatives. The governor signed into law the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) Amendment law, Local Government Administration Amendment law and the Local Government Election Tribunal Second Amendment law on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the State House, Ikeja, Lagos

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Computer Village gets Iyaloja, Babaloja as protests continue

The ongoing crisis over the Iyaloja and Babaloja appointments in Ikeja Computer Village may not abate soon as the Iyaloja General of Nigeria, Chief Mrs. Folashade Tinubu-Ojo yesterday, Thursday, May 2, 2019, at her Sunday Adigun office installed Iyaloja and Babaloja for the market. Recall that traders in the market had earlier protested against the move

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Building demolition threat: Lagos Mainland residents storm Alausa in protest

Residents of Agidingbi in Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, yesterday, Thursday, May 5, 2019, marched to the Lagos State House of Assembly to protest against the judgment of the Supreme Court, which awarded ownership of 398 acres of landed property in the community to a traditional land-owning family, Akinole-Oshiun. The possession order is said to cover a large

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IN IKORODU: Father of five arrested while selling stolen car

A 41-year-old man has been arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Lagos State command, for snatching a Toyota Corolla car from its owner and attempting to sell it for N1 million in Ikorodu community of Lagos Mainland. The suspect, a father of five, Ademola Adeyemo, and his fleeing partner in crime identified

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How residents rescued teenage girl from ritualists’ den in Ijanikin

Information has it that a teenager identified simply as Rachael was saved from a ritualist den located at Dan Ajayi Street, Alasia, Ijanikin, Lagos Mainland, yesterday, Thursday, May 2, 2019. According to The Guardian, the girl was rescued by some residents from a three-man gang of suspected ritualists, who abducted her along Ibasa Road, Alasia, Ijanikin,

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Property owners, petrol stations may face LASPARK sanction; See why here

The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency has declared its determination to enforce the law against recalcitrant corporate organisations and property owners who have refused to comply with the State’s provision on beautification of setbacks. The assertion, which was contained in an official statement issued by the General Manager of the Agency, Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, stated

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IN IJANIKIN: Security guard hacked to death in bloody cult war

The ongoing cult war between suspected members of Aiye and Eiye confraternities has led to the killing of four persons in different areas of Ijanikin, a Lagos Mainland community in the last three months. The battle for supremacy has left palpable fear in the minds of residents within the area following another gruesome killing of a

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Computer Village Crisis: Tinubu-Ojo dares traders, insists ‘Iyaloja, Babaloja’ have come to stay

Following the ongoing crisis among traders in Ikeja Computer Village, the largest ICT accessory market in Africa, the leader of traders in Lagos State and the Iyaloja-General of Nigeria, Mrs Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, has said that some traders in the market who recently protested against the appointment of Iyaloja and Babaloja in the market were ill-informed. Addressing a press briefing on Wednesday,

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IN OSHODI: Two suspects arrested for allegedly raping minor

The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two persons for allegedly conniving with five others to gang-rape a minor in Oshodi community, Lagos Mainland. The suspects, who are currently in detention at the Makinde Police Station, Mafoluku, Oshodi, are assisting the police in their investigation. A source said the suspects’ parents were trying to

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