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Deaf, Dumb Man Disguises As Beggar To Steal In Lagos
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Deaf, Dumb Man Disguises As Beggar To Steal In Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested a deaf and dumb man, Emeka Uche, for allegedly pretending to be a beggar to steal valuables in firms in the Opebi, Ikeja area of the state. It was learnt that the Anambra State indigene was arrested on Tuesday by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad through the footages of the Closed Circuit Television cameras that caught him in the act. It was gathered that Uche would go to a firm with a bag and walk around the office area. He would reportedly hold a placard with an inscription, ‘deaf and dumb,’ begging for alms. But as soon as a worker went to another office, he would allegedly sneak in and steal any valuable he could lay his hands on. One of Uche’s targets, according to the police, was Konical Minolta, a photography firm in Opebi, where...
See How Daredevil Model Shut Down Lagos Island Causing Serious Traffic All Because She Was Taken A Racy Photo Shoot
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See How Daredevil Model Shut Down Lagos Island Causing Serious Traffic All Because She Was Taken A Racy Photo Shoot

A young model has shut down the damn internet after she and her team caused light traffic on Victoria Island in Lagos, just for a rare kind of photo shoot. From the videos making rounds online, the model, a dark-skinned buxom beauty, is seen in stringy bikini that put her massive behind on display, the look was complete with stilettos. She struts across the road, in front of parked cars, while her photographer snapped away at his camera. Also, the model poses on the pavement, beside a palm tree, before crossing the road again, seemingly uncaring of the massive attention she is getting. Astounded Lagosians could be heard behind the camera, swearing in righteous indignation, however none dared to confront to model. Awon Olosho, Ogun will Kill You – Young Lady Exposes How Kidnappers are Lu...
Police Arrest 50 Suspected Drugs Peddlers In Lagos
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Police Arrest 50 Suspected Drugs Peddlers In Lagos

A Joint enforcement operation by operatives of the Lagos State police command and the task force at the weekend, led to the arrest of 50 suspected criminals and the recovery of 48 bags of illicit drugs. The arrests were made during the ongoing state-wide enforcement operation tagged ‘Eradication of Criminal Hideouts’ carried out around the Akala area and other drug den of Mushin. The raid was led by Soji Akinbayo, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, Olayinka Egbeyemi, a Superintendent of Police (SP) and all Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) under the Area ‘D’ command in Mushin. Confirming the arrests, Egbeyemi said 44 male and six female suspected notorious criminals were arrested during the raid. He disclosed further that 48 bags of sub...
71-Yr Old Man, 10 Others Arrested For Diverting And Selling N40m Goods For N5m
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71-Yr Old Man, 10 Others Arrested For Diverting And Selling N40m Goods For N5m

A 71-year old man, Peter Othormor, and 10 others have been arrested by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS, Lagos Island, Lagos, for allegedly diverting goods worth N40 million - entrusted in their care to deliver to a customer in Abuja - to Ibadan to sell. The suspects were arrested while offloading the goods for the alleged buyer, Abass Buhari, from Kaduna State for N5 million. Other suspects involved in the alleged crime include Lawal Yusuf, 61; Adewale John, 43, Ebuka Agubosin, 29, Abdulraman Abdulmalik, 37; Waheed Adewale, 48; Kehinde Okiki, Semiu Sanni and Raheem Lawal who are conductors. According to the police, trouble started for the suspects when Othormor was contacted by a clearing agent to help him look for a truck to convey about N40m goods fro...
Shops Shut As Suspected Cult Members Clash On Lagos Island
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Shops Shut As Suspected Cult Members Clash On Lagos Island

Tension continued on Tuesday on the Lagos Island, Lagos State, as youths belonging to rival gangs made fresh moves to attack one another despite police presence. PUNCH Metro gathered that two rival gangs, Okepopo boys and Onola boys, had declared war on each other as a supremacy clash that started over a week ago, showed no sign of abating. Residents of the area told our correspondents that no fewer than six persons had been killed in the clash. It was gathered that the Okepopo boys, led by one Abdulrasaq Kareem, aka Falapa, had been having the upper hand, while the Onola boys had been at the receiving end. It was said the gang war had led to the closure of shops and markets at the Itafaji, Evans, Branco, Olushi, Atiko, Onola, Okepopo, Massey, Apatira and Smith areas on the Isl...
Nine Local Govts Risk Being Submerged In Lagos – NSE
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Nine Local Govts Risk Being Submerged In Lagos – NSE

The Lagos State Government must intensify its flood management efforts so that communities in Epe, Eti-Osa, Amuwo Odofin, Ojo, Kosofe, Lagos Island, Apapa, Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu Local Governments would not be submerged. The Victoria Island branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, gave the advice on Thursday at a conference and paper presentation on the solutions to flooding in Lagos State. It said that a recent research showed that Eti-Osa could be totally submerged in a few years’ time if there were no concrete management of flooding on Victoria Island. It therefore called on the state government to relocate residents in flood prone areas elsewhere before it happened. It also suggested the need for environmentalists, sociologists, lawyers, engineers, economists and ...
Lagos Unveils Roadmap To Fix Potholes, Tackle Flooding
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Lagos Unveils Roadmap To Fix Potholes, Tackle Flooding

The Lagos State Government yesterday unveiled its roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the state as well as comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017. Recently appointed Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Public Works and Drainages, Temidayo Erinle, who reeled out the roadmap at a press briefing held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, said in the coming days, the state government, through the Public Works Corporation, would carry out rehabilitation works on 43 major link roads across the State, while other major highways and arterial roads found to be in bad state would be fixed. Erinle said the state government was well aware of the challenges being experienced by commuters on La...
Full List Of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen Elected In Saturday’s LG Poll In Lagos State
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Full List Of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen Elected In Saturday’s LG Poll In Lagos State

While the All Progressives Congress cleared all the chairmanship seats, the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party had seven councillors between them. Chairmen and Vice Chairman for the 20 local government areas and 37 local development council areas of Lagos State elected on Saturday were on Tuesday inaugurated by the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. While the All Progressives Congress cleared all the chairmanship seats, the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party had seven councillors between them. Below are the names of the elected chairmen and vice chairmen: AGBADO OKE-ODO AROGUN, Augustine Adeoye Chairman FAMUYIWA David Oladapo Vice Chairman AGBOYI-KETU OLADELE Oshinowo Chairman MUFALIU Olatunji Okusi Vice Chairman AGEGE EGUNJOBI Ganiyu Kola Chairman O...
7 People Rescued From Collapsed Lagos Building
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7 People Rescued From Collapsed Lagos Building

A four-storey building has collapsed at Tokunbo Street, off Odunfa, Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, with many people still trapped in the debris. The building is said to be owned by Kafo Family which was reportedly managed by Isola Costa. It collapsed around 3.00pm. Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe said 7 people have been reportedly rescued in the Lagos Island building collapse of Tuesday afternoon around 3pm while many others are still trapped. According to The Nation, officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Rapid Response Squared (RRS), National Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), the Police and others have arrived the scene.
Lagos Council Polls: Tinubu Justifies Automatic Tickets For APC Chairmanship Candidates
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Lagos Council Polls: Tinubu Justifies Automatic Tickets For APC Chairmanship Candidates

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, on Saturday said the party leadership in Lagos State was transparent in giving automatic tickets to 18 incumbent council chairmen. Tinubu noted that though the chairmen were given automatic tickets by the party, nobody was disqualified from running for the election. “Conflict and conflict resolution are the hallmark of democracy. You have to find a way to resolve all conflicts, and we have done so. We are very transparent about the automatic tickets we gave to 18 chairmen. “We didn’t say don’t contest, we didn’t say don’t run, we didn’t say don’t vote, we didn’t say you are disqualified or that you don’t have right. Nobody abrogated anybody’s right,” the APC chieftain said after casting his vote in Ikeja at Ward F,...
Fraud: Police Receives 50 Passports Monthly From Italian Embassy
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Fraud: Police Receives 50 Passports Monthly From Italian Embassy

The Police Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Lagos, on Sunday expressed concern over increasing number of Nigerians allegedly involved in using fake document to seek for Italian visa. Spokesman of the unit, ASP Lawal Audu, disclosed this in Lagos on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said the Italian Embassy sends an average of 50 Nigerian Passports with fake document to SFU monthly. Audu noted that before now, Canada used to complain of such high numbers of fake document, adding that attention had shifted to Italy now. “The Italian Embassy sent to SFU about 50 Nigerian Passports monthly with complaints of forged documents. ‘‘We have charged more than 15 persons to court for presenting fake document between January and May, 2017. “Documents the appli...
Eko Disco Announces 5-day Power Outage In Lagos
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Eko Disco Announces 5-day Power Outage In Lagos

Electricity supply would be disrupted in many parts of Lagos this week as Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Monday announced five days power outage in the city. EKEDC spokesman, Godwin Idemudia, said in a statement that the outage would affect Ikoyi, Victoria Island and parts of Lagos Island from Wednesday to Sunday. Idemudia said that the outage was to enable maintenance crew from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) address technical and maintenance issues at Alagbon transmission station. “We want to inform our esteem customers that from Wednesday, May 24 to Sunday, May 28, there will be an outage within Ikoyi, Victoria Island and parts of Lagos Island. “This is to enable TCN maintenance crew resolve some technical issues within Alagbon transmission station...
Nigerians React To Oba Of Lagos Palace Fire Incident
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Nigerians React To Oba Of Lagos Palace Fire Incident

Nigerians on social media, as expected have reacted to the fire that reportedly razed a section of the palace of Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, in Iga Iduganran area of Lagos Island, with many saying the gods of Yoruba land are angry with him. The fire incident is coming barely a week after the monarch snubbed the Ooni of Ife - an action that generated a lot of tongue-lashing on twitter.
Kayode Ogundamisi’s Tweet About Ooni Of Ife And Oba Of Lagos
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Kayode Ogundamisi’s Tweet About Ooni Of Ife And Oba Of Lagos

Kayode Ogundamisi takes to twitter to post a picture that looks like a denigration of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwane Akiolu. This is after a viral video shows the Oba of Lagos refusing to shake hands with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. The picture refers to the Oba of Lagos as the Baale of Idumota, Lagos Island. The title ‘Baale’ in Yoruba land means a village head and is usually in submission to a King. View the picture and tweet below to determine for yourself what you think Kayode Ogundamisi is implying.
Reasons Lagosians Should Move Their Businesses To Apapa
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Reasons Lagosians Should Move Their Businesses To Apapa

As the Nigerian economy tries to crawl out of its biggest recession in recent decades, small businesses and large corporations are looking for ways to trim expenses and foster future sustainability. Because of this, business owners are slowly but surely reinvesting in their businesses, while maintaining the “saving for a rainy day” mentality. In a bid to avert this financial turbulence while maximizing possible opportunities, many businesses in Lagos, Nigeria, are now uprooting from their existing locations and moving to more “business friendly” areas within the state. Apapa, located to the west of Lagos Island, popularly known for harboring the major’s ports in Lagos State seem to be one of the places some businesses interested in profitability and long-term sustainability have deemed ...
14-Year-Old Girl Declared Missing After Going For Medical Checkup In Lagos
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14-Year-Old Girl Declared Missing After Going For Medical Checkup In Lagos

A 14-year-old girl identified as Samiat AbdulSalam, who is an SSS1 student of MIMS college Somolu, Lagos -has reportedly gone missing. According to Alabi Akeem, she got missing at Bridge Street Ebute Eros after she left Zenith bank health center Iga, Idugaanran, Lagos Island where she went to see an optometrist.
Ikoyi Cash: Efcc Moves Seized $43 Million, £27,000, N23 Million To CBN
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Ikoyi Cash: Efcc Moves Seized $43 Million, £27,000, N23 Million To CBN

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday moved the recovered cash to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Eyes Of Lagos also gathered that the EFCC obtained a court order for the temporary seizure of the $43million, N23million and £27,000; quizzed a former Managing Director of the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), who was suspected of being the owner of the cash; and planned to review the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) of the building to determine the identity of a “haggard-looking” woman who is said to have been bringing in sacks (suspected to be holding the cash) into the apartment. The apartment on 6, Osborne Road, Ikoyi is under surveillance by EFCC operatives. Although three highly-placed Nigerians have been linked with the seized cash, they hav...
Emmanuel Nwankwo Vomits Blood & Dies After Lagos Party Meeting
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Emmanuel Nwankwo Vomits Blood & Dies After Lagos Party Meeting

The chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Iba Town and chairmanship aspirant in Ojo Local Government of Lagos State in the coming LG elections in the state, Chief Emmanuel Nwankwo has died. P.M.EXPRESS gathered that the Ndiowu in Orumba North Local Government of Anambra State-born politician died barely ten minutes after returning from a PDP meeting held at the Lagos State Secretariat on Wednesday. Our correspondent gathered that the late Nwankwo returned from the meeting and started vomiting blood and was rushed to a hospital in Ojo where he was admitted. But when the hospital management could not handle the case, he was transferred to another hospital on the Lagos Island where he eventually died. His death has thrown the residents and party members into confusion and ...
Lagos At 50 – Programme Of Events
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Lagos At 50 – Programme Of Events

The Lagos @ 50 Planning Committee on Monday unveiled range of activities for the final celebration of the State’s Golden Jubilee anniversary. Addressing a world press conference at the Banquet Hall in Lagos House, Ikeja, Co-chair of the Lagos @ 50 Planning Committee, Mr Habeeb Fasinro said the final lap of the celebration would kick off on Saturday, April 8 and culminate on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Fasinro, who was joined at the conference by other members of the Committee including Professor Ademola Abass, Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mrs. Sarah Boulos, Mrs. Chika Balogun, said the events lined up for the celebration has been carefully selected to tell the story and journey from 1967 when the State was created till date. He said the event would kick off on April 8, with a special Music...
New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership
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New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership

Hopes of cheaper construction cost and land ownership for prospective property developers may still be a pipe dream going by fresh increase in land survey fees in Lagos area by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS). The increase by Lagos chapter of the institution, which may act as a test bed for professional scale of fees in the built environment sector has ruffled feathers in the housing industry. Other professional bodies are watching how events will unfold, while experts and private developers foresee increase in lands and housing cost. The chapter had raised the land survey plan fees by over 300 per cent, starting from April 1. The fees cut across different zones of the state. For instance, Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry Ojo and Ajeromi Ifelodun local government that is currently N...
Photo Of The Man Who Died After Sex With Four Ladies In Lagos
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Photo Of The Man Who Died After Sex With Four Ladies In Lagos

A 29-yr-old man, Olanimu Babatunde, also known as Kokomaster has died of exhaustion after having an all-night sex romp with no fewer than four ladies in his house on Thomas Street, Lagos Island. His young sex partners, now answering questions on the man’s curious death from the police, claimed that they never knew Olanimu was dead until around 4am on the fateful day when they realized he no longer responded to their touch. “We thought he was enjoying it, so we were taking turns and just having fun. It was when we realized he was no longer responding that we screamed,” one of the suspects told the police. According to an eyewitness, identified as Jide, who rushed to the scene when he heard the girls screaming, Olanimu was confirmed dead same day. He said: “The girls, who were al...
Tales Of Losses: Engage Nigeria’s Army Of Half Baked Artisans At Your Peril
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Tales Of Losses: Engage Nigeria’s Army Of Half Baked Artisans At Your Peril

Few weeks ago, Juliet Yusuf, an Idoma businesswoman based in Australia, arrived Nigeria in high spirits five days ahead of her wedding. Like many Nigerians in the Diaspora, having reliable friends who could arrange all the vendors for her wedding needs was a huge advantage. A busy woman, who hardly had time to do much shopping ahead of her wedding, Yusuf leaned on her friends, who assured her that she would get top-notch arrangement towards her wedding. When the issue of her wedding dress came up, despite all her misgivings, the friends told her there were more than enough designers within the country to make the most gorgeous gown. Out of caution, the bride-to-be got different people, whom she found through referral, to design her wedding dress and her reception dress. “The...
Whistle Blowing: Bank Workers Under Close Watch
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Whistle Blowing: Bank Workers Under Close Watch

Banks have placed their workers under close watch following intense pressure by ‘big’ customers on majority shareholders and directors to monitor overzealous staff eager to take advantage of the whistle blowing initiative of the federal government. Account Officers from different banks told our correspondent the development was to prevent them from squealing on classified accounts by perceived looters and corrupt government officials. One of them, who confirmed the development off-record yesterday, said: “The close monitoring is very intense now as everyone now watches each other’s back.” But a Senior Account Manager in one of the commercial banks in Lagos, who also pleaded not to be named because of the sensitive nature of the matter, said the development was not new. He howev...
RCCG Woman Rescued From Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon Reveals Her Problems
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RCCG Woman Rescued From Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon Reveals Her Problems

"As you are seeing me like this, well dressed, you would think am living fine. But in my heart is a heavy burden. A burden of huge debt, disappointment from trusting people and abandoned by a son I love and bought a car for. I am a moving corpse". Shortly after the report of Mrs. Abigael Ogunyinka who was rescued by fishermen in Lagos Lagoon early Friday morning, another woman was today prevented at about 11:25 a.m from leaping into the Lagoon by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos state Police Command. The lady, Taiwo Momoh, 58, a textile dealer in Lagos Island, had put off her shoes and was wrapping her dress around her when men of RRS 226 prevented her from jumping. The lady, who lives in Lekki Lagos, disclosed that she was pushed to committing suicide in or...
85-Year-Old Woman Abandoned By Children Down With Stroke
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85-Year-Old Woman Abandoned By Children Down With Stroke

Mrs. Bolaji Isaac, the 85-year-old woman who was allegedly abandoned by her five children, has been admitted at the Lagos Island General Hospital. PUNCH Metro learnt that Bolaji developed high blood pressure and was rushed by the Lagos State Government, Ministry of Youths and Social Development, to the hospital, where she had a stroke. Our correspondent had reported that the octogenarian lamented that her children abandoned her and did not care about her welfare, adding that she had been surviving on the generosity of a Pentecostal church in Lagos State, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries. After the report was published, the state Commissioner for Youths and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, ordered that she be taken to the Old People’s Home, Yaba. The commi...
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...
Naira Crashes To 516 As Dollar Scarcity Widens
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Naira Crashes To 516 As Dollar Scarcity Widens

The naira appears to have entered a free fall mode with the local currency selling for 516 per United States dollar on the streets of Lagos on Thursday . The naira plummeted at the parallel market from 510 /dollar on Wednesday to 516/ dollar on Thursday . Currency dealers on the streets of Lagos Island sold the greenback at 516 and bought same for 513. In Egbeda , a major black market centre in Lagos , the naira was sold for 516 and bought at 510. At the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos , the dollar was bought on the parallel market for 516 and sold at 513. On Wednesday , the local currency had closed at 507 against the greenback as acute dollar shortage continued to weigh on the currency market. The local currency traded at 507 /dollar on Monday and Tuesda...
Drunk Policeman’s Rifle Goes Off, Kills Man While Praying In Lagos
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Drunk Policeman’s Rifle Goes Off, Kills Man While Praying In Lagos

Detectives from Homicide Section of the Lagos State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) have arrested a policeman for allegedly shooting and killing a 21-year-old man, while he was praying at the Lagos Island area of the metropolis. The policeman, attached to the Lion Building Station, was simply identified as Chelsea. Eyewitnesses said that the tipsy policeman, slipped and his corked rifle exploded, pumping three bullets into the stomach, right hand and knee of the victim named Qouzeem Hassan. He was rushed to the Lagos Island General Hospital but he was confirmed dead on arrival.
People Trapped In A Burning Building In Oluwole, Lagos Island (Pictures)
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People Trapped In A Burning Building In Oluwole, Lagos Island (Pictures)

A building at Martin street in Lagos Island is currently on fire. There are reports that people are trapped inside the burning building. Men of the Lagos Fire service have arrived the scene and are working to put out the fire. The shop according to traders is owned by a woman that recently took delivery of goods worth millions of Naira. See pictures from the scene of the fire incident...
My Husband Wants Divorce After Taking My Late Husband’s Possessions – Wife
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My Husband Wants Divorce After Taking My Late Husband’s Possessions – Wife

A 38-year-old woman, Amudalat Agboola, whose husband on Thursday approached a Lagos Island Customary for dissolution of their five-year-old marriage, has described her husband as a gold digger. Amudalat, who owned a boutique but now seller hot drinks (paraga), told the court that her husband had collected all that she had and wanted to abandon her in the name of recession. “I now sell `Paraga’ in the same shop I used to sell clothes from Turkey and Saudi Arabia,” she said. She said that he tricked her into the marriage by lying to her that he was a Magistrate and would help her secure hers and late husband’s property from her in-laws. “My husband lied to me that he was a Magistrate, but I got to know that he was a Court Registrar when he brought me to this court for dissolution. ...
Wole Soyinka Berates Nigerian Critics, Threatens To Exit Nigeria
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Wole Soyinka Berates Nigerian Critics, Threatens To Exit Nigeria

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has threatened to exit Nigeria as a response to the media harassment to which Nigerians have subjected him. Speaking to reporters today at a media event held at Freedom Park on Lagos Island, Mr. Soyinka, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize for literature, said he was embarrassed to share a country with some "imbeciles and morons." He said, "I should not be exiting the United States but Nigeria because the people on behalf of whom one has struggled all one’s life can be so slavish in mentality as to start querying the right of their champion to free speech." He continued, "I am embarrassed to occupy the same space as some imbeciles and morons," adding that the exit from Nigeria can be "internal" or "external". Mr. Soyinka, a retired professor from Obafemi ...
FCMB Manager Shoots Himself Dead Over Debt
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FCMB Manager Shoots Himself Dead Over Debt

A manager at the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Plc, Mr. Olisa Nwakoby has shot himself dead. Mr Olisa shot himself dead in the presence of his Priest at the Lekki area of Lagos Island, Lagos State. According to New Telegraph, Nwakoby was the approving officer of a loan that the debtor was not paying back and was in trouble with the bank. With pressure mounting on all sides and apprehension over sullying his family name, the banker and father of a 10-year-old girl shot himself. The banker had met with his priest and told him to inform his wife to take care of their child and then proceeded to literally blow his brains out. “It was later discovered that he took money from the bank, N350million and the money started creating problems for him. He killed himself.” said the sourc...
Man And Woman Who Fought over Sex And Condom Remanded In Detention
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Man And Woman Who Fought over Sex And Condom Remanded In Detention

Two lovers, Emem Asuquo and Olugbenga Yakubu, have been remanded in prison by a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court sitting on Lagos Island for alleged public disturbance. They were arraigned on Wednesday on four counts of assault and conduct likely to cause breach of the peace before Magistrate A.A. Adefulire. PUNCH Metro learnt that an altercation broke out after 31-year-old Asuquo insisted that Yakubu, 51, use a condom before having sex with her, but he reportedly declined the request. Yakubu, while driving along the Lekki-Epe Expressway at about 7pm on July 6, had offered Asuquo, who was going towards Lakowe in Ibeju-Lekki, a ride. They were said to have exchanged phone numbers and promised to meet each other later in the night. Yakubu, a civil servant, was said to have picked up the hair...

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