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Nollywood Curvy Actress, Biodun Okeowo Recounts How An Unwanted Pregnancy Shaped Her Life
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Nollywood Curvy Actress, Biodun Okeowo Recounts How An Unwanted Pregnancy Shaped Her Life

Nollywood actress and film producer, Biodun Okeowo popularly known as Omobutty, has recounted the challenges she faced after she had an unwanted pregnancy, 18 years ago. The actress, who took up Omotola Jalade’s challenge on successful women telling their story with #yetIwon, revealed that she survived by doing menial jobs, sold doughnuts and Chin chin and still graduated from school. Biodun Okeowo finally stated that her unwanted pregnancy shaped her life and pushed her into becoming an entrepreneur, before she carved a niche for herself in the Nigerian movie industry. Read her story below; ighteen years ago, I got pregnant. A mistake I thought has ruined my life. People laughed, jeered and mocked me… #YetIwon# The embarrassment was too much, that it gave me strength to decid...
LASTMA Officials Arraigned For Alleged Stealing
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LASTMA Officials Arraigned For Alleged Stealing

Four officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority were arraigned on Thursday at an Ogba Magistrate’s Court for alleged stealing. The officials – Adeniyi Lamowa, Abiodun Odutan, Adekunle Fasanya and Kayode Olodo – were accused of stealing N86,000 from the driver of a Toyota Sienna, Alao Abayomi. The police said the amount was part of a sum of N103,000 Abayomi allegedly kept in his car. It was learnt that the defendants had accosted the driver along Agidingbi Road on November 1, 2017 for picking somebody on the road. They were said to have ordered him down from the vehicle, which they drove to their office in Alausa. Abayomi reportedly boarded a bus to the agency’s office where he was given a fine of N20,000. He allegedly discovered that N86,000 was missing fro...
Two Brothers Arrested For Alleged Rape, Robbery
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Two Brothers Arrested For Alleged Rape, Robbery

Two brothers identified as Paul Jibunor and Nkoenye Jibunor, have been arrested by the Ogun State police command for alleged rape and robbery. The suspects were said to have been arrested following a complaint from one of their victims, Ijeoma, who reported them at the Ojodu Abiodun Police Division. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said Ijeoma was picked up in a taxi by three men on December 29, 2017, from African Shrine at Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos, and taken to Iwo Street, Ojodu Abiodun, Ogun State on an agreed fare. “The victim said the men later forcefully dragged her down from the car and had unlawful carnal knowledge of her after which they dispossessed her of her belongings. “She added that she sighted the three men at the Adebayo area of Ojodu and w...
Eld-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sale Of LAKE Rice Thursday
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Eld-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sale Of LAKE Rice Thursday

In preparation for the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration and to ensure food security in Lagos State, the state government says it would on Thursday, August 24 commence the sale of LAKE Rice in various centres across the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture in the state, Oluwatoyin Suarau, who made this known in his office in Alausa – Ikeja, stated that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved some centres for the distribution and sales of the commodity. He listed the centres to include the 57 Local Government and Local Council Development Areas; the Agricultural Development Area Complex, Oko-oba, Agege; LTV Blue Roof Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja, and other designated spots across the state. Suarau stated that the Ambode administration has since inception embarked on agricultural ...
Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice
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Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice

The Lagos State Government said it would resume the sales of LAKE Rice at approved retail outlets across the state from Monday, June 19, ahead of the Eid-el-fitr. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Oluwatoyin Suarau, said this on Sunday while reviewing the modalities for the distribution of the rice across the state. Suarau said that the sales would be part of the state government’s commitment to ensure food security and help residents sail through the current economic recession. According to him, the rice which has been subsidised to ensure affordability is fresh and safe for consumption. “The selling of the rice is auspicious, especially, with regards to the forthcoming Eid-el-fitr. “The ministry will ensure a fair distribution of the rice across the state and en...
10 Most Popular Areas In Lagos And The Origin Of Their Names
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10 Most Popular Areas In Lagos And The Origin Of Their Names

Most of the popular areas we pass through in Lagos every day have history behind their names. Here’s the history behind some popular areas in Lagos. 1. Ojota Ojota used to be a military settlement in the late 18th century and soldiers practised their shooting there. The area had several gun firing spots and became known as “Oju Ota” in Yoruba which means “Bullet spots”. It later metamorphosed into Ojota which it is called now. 2. Abule Egba This area is on the outskirts of Lagos and got its name from the early settlers who were Egba people from Abeokuta. The area was first called “Abule awon egba” in Yoruba, which means “Village of Egba people”. It later became “Abule Egba”. 3. Apongbon Apongbon is one of Lagos’ most popular markets, and it’s also quite close to the popular Oke...
Robbery Incident As Captured On CCTV in Ikeja, Lagos (Video And Pictures)
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Robbery Incident As Captured On CCTV in Ikeja, Lagos (Video And Pictures)

This video shows how a robbery gang robbed a lady who just left the bank and made a stop over somewhere around Agidingbi, Ikeja in Lagos. An eye witness said. This video is an incident of what happened to my colleague yesterday. N500K was taken from her locked car at Mobil Filling station, Agidingbi. She went to GTB, Alausa to withdraw N500K, and kept it under her car seat. When she drove out, she saw a car coming behind her, not knowing there were actually 2 cars following her. So when she got to FBN, Agidingbi, she indicated as if she was going back the way she came, so the car she saw following her passed her to go ahead of her to the side she indicated to, which is the Lexus jeep. On seeing that the car had passed, she now decided to enter Mobil so that they could go completely, ...

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