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Apapa Gridlock: Relief for motorists, resident; See the details here

Beginning from Tuesday, 7 May, 2019, containers and petroleum tankers would start moving goods from Lagos ports to the North through the newly acquired railway wagons. The Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi had ordered some wagons for the Lagos-Ibadan railway for the purpose. This measure was designed to ease traffic and gridlocks caused by heavy

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GHEN GHEN: LASG confiscates 30 tonnes of ‘poisonous ponmo’

The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Agriculture, State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit and officers of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday, May 7, 2019, said it had seized 30 Tonnes of animal hides and skin popularly known as ‘ponmo’ presumed to be poisonous and unhealthy for human consumption

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IN MAGODO: Police arrest security guard for killing colleague with shovel

One month after killing his colleague, Monday Odey who has since been on the run is now cooling his heels at the Lagos State Police Command. Odey, a security guard at Magodo Phase 2, Lagos Mainland, was said to have, on April 4, 2019, used a shovel to hit his colleague identified as Abdullahi

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Police arrest 6 persons with ‘poisonous ponmo’ in Igando

Police officers attached to the Lagos State Command have arrested six persons for allegedly selling poisonous cow skin, a local delicacy widely known as ‘ponmo’.  The suspects were identified as Adelowo Yinka, 50; Olawumi Onabanjo, 40; Omowumi Wasiu, 43; Adeshokan Taiwo, 43; Iyabo Oluwa, 38; and Taye Kazeem, 40. Items recovered from the suspects included

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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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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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