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17-year old girl swept away in Surulere

A 17-year-old girl, simply identified as Ayisat, has gone missing after she was allegedly swept away by a flood in Lagos. The flood, resulting from the heavy downpour in Lagos on Monday, June 22, swept the teenager away in Surulere. A statement by the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said the unfortunate

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13 medical workers infected with COVID-19

13 Lagos medical workers exposed to dead COVID-19 patient —Abayomi

13 medical workers at the Randle General Hospital, Surulere, Lagos may have been exposed to a COVID-19 patient who died at the medical facility. The medical workers, including doctors, were scheduled to be tested for the virus by a team from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday. In an

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Two men faces court charges for allegedly spitting on a police officer

by Alli Mustapha Kabiru Sadiku; 32 and Kehinde Junaid; 37, that allegedly spat on a police officer while performing his lawful duty, on Thursday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Surulere, Lagos.  The defendants, who reside in the Surulere area of Lagos, are charged with two counts of conspiracy and assault.  They,

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UPDATE: One confirmed dead as Police restores normalcy to troubled Surulere community

by Leslie Jacks Following the clash between rival cult members earlier today, Monday, December 16, 2019, in Surulere, Lagos Mainland, the Lagos State Government, has announced that normalcy has since returned to the community. The development was announced by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Information & Strategy, Mr. Lanre Oguntoyinbo was on the scene to

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Why LASG shut popular ‘Big Boss’ Supermarket

by Oluwasaye Rachael The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has closed a supermarket known as Big Boss, over the sales of expired products to unsuspicious residents of the state. The Public Affairs Officer, LASCOPA, Mr. Segun Ogunleye disclosed that the General Manager of the agency, Kemi Olugbode, during the operation said the supermarket located on Ogunlana

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IN SURULERE: Angry motorist smashes head of ‘keke rider’ with spanner over right of way

A man identified as Christian Innocent has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing one Aniete Bassey, a tricycle rider, during a brawl over right of way. Innocent allegedly hit Bassey with a wheel spanner on his head, resulting to fatal injuries that eventually led to his death. The spokesperson for the Lagos

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IN SURULERE: Shock grips residents as houseboy stabs employer to death two days after employment

A 22-year-year old houseboy, Joseph Ogbu, has been arrested by the police for stabbing his employer, Oreoluwa John, to death and her 89-year-old mother, Adejoke John, only two days after he was employed by the deceased. It was learnt that the incident occurred between 2am and 3am in the home of the victims

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IN AGUDA: Police arrest five suspects in Surulere gang war

In the aftermath of the gang war that rocked Aguda community in Surulere, Lagos Mainland over the weekend, the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspects in connection with the clash. According to Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, the suspects were arrested after a distress call was placed to the police. He said; “On April

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