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Hilarious! Woman lands in court for consuming food worth N32,000 without paying

A 23-year-old woman, Divine Isa, on Monday, June 24, 2019, in Lagos appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a cell phone worth N260, 000 and obtaining food and drinks valued at N32,000 and failing to pay. Isa is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretences and stealing. She pleaded not guilty. The

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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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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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Hundreds of Lagos Mainland houses, shops, banks to be demolished in 7 days; Is yours affected?

The Akinole Oshiun family yesterday, Tuesday, May 1, 2019, said it had issued a seven-day notice to owners of some properties at Ikeja, Alausa, Magodo and other areas, to regularise their titles on its land or risk demolition. Solicitors to the family, Ayo Opadokun & Co, made the development public at a media briefing in

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Commercial activities grounded in Computer Village as traders protest against installation of ‘Iyaloja’

Traders in the Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, on Tuesday, 30 April, 2019, shut down activities to protest the planned installation of female and male market leaders “Iyaloja” and “Babaloja” respectively in the hub. The traders told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) covering the protest that the computer village is an international

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IN IKEJA: Driver arraigned for stealing car

A 45-year-old driver, Simon Ogbu, has been brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos Mainland, for allegedly stealing a car valued at N1.6 million. Ogbu, a resident of Oworonsoki, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. Prosecuting Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Clifford Ogu said the defendant committed the offences on January 28, 2019,

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Traffic Advisory: Expected traffic gridlock as Buhari visits the Mainland tomorrow

Mainlanders including business owners operating across major communities in the sub-urban Lagos community should brace up for heavy traffic logjam tomorrow, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, as Nigeria’s President, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari visits the Mainland to commission some projects. The President during the official working visit is expected to commission a number of state projects

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