I remain focused in spite of 2019 –Ambode

I remain focused in spite of 2019 –Ambode — 26th January 2018 Lagos State Governor,  Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday said his administration would remain focused on its development plans and programmes in spite of the forthcoming elections. Ambode stated this when he declared open a three-day retreat for members of the state Executive Council and Body of […]

Lagos: Boy, 7, dies after mum allegedly pours hot water on him for losing N200

A woman has been accused of killing her seven-year-old son by pouring hot water on him over a missing N200. An Ebute Metta Chief Magistrates’ court on Friday remanded Mary Eze in Ikoyi prison for the alleged offence. The accused, 40, a petty trader, appeared before Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Oluyemisi Adelaja, on a charge of […]

‘Billions Stolen In Fashiola’s Ministry’

Senator Dino Melaye has accused the Babatunde Fashola-led Ministry of Power, Works and Housing of spending monies not appropriated in its budget. Melaye raised an alarm on the ‘monumental fraud’ in the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. Speaking on the floor of the Senate, yesterday, Melaye accused the ministry of spending monies not appropriated […]

Lagos opposes Synagogue, engineers’ ‘no-case’ submission on manslaughter charges

Oladimeji Ramon The Lagos State Government on Friday said it opposed the ‘no-case’ submission filed by the defendants in the case of the collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ building, which killed about 116 persons in September 2014. The defendants in the case are the Registered Trustees of the Synagogue Church of All Nations and […]

How gunmen attacked a Catholic Priest in Lagos

BARELY two weeks after a Catholic Priest was kidnapped and brutally killed in Imo State, another Catholic Priest has been shot and wounded in Lagos. Identified as Reverend Father Daniel Nwankwo, the Police said the assailants waited for the priest to conclude his early morning mass before opening fire on him. A police statement said […]

Pictures: Drama as policeman tackles mad man on Lagos-Ikorodu Expressway

  Jesusegun Alagbe There was a mild drama at about 4pm on Tuesday when a mentally ill man stood in the middle of the road at Maryland Junction, Lagos-Ikorodu Expressway, impeding traffic flow. The man, who was wearing dirtytraditional attire and black sandals, obstructed motorists going towards the Ikorodu end of the expressway, ordering them […]

I am the rightful monarch of Lagos, Oba Akiolu tells court

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, has insisted before an Ikeja High Court, on Tuesday that he remains the rightfully elected monarch of Lagos. This he disclosed at the resumed hearing of a suit challenging his right to the throne as Oba of Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on May 22, […]

Lagos arrests notorious land grabbing kingpin

…Vows To Make State Unbearable For Perpetrators Efforts by the Lagos State Government to curb the activities of land grabbers popularly known as Omo onile received a massive boost on Thursday as the Special Task Force on Land Grabbing set by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode arrested one Kamorudeen Lamina alias Sir K Oluwo, a notorious […]

Hoodlums invade Lagos church, kill pastor (May God rest his peaceful soul)

Samson Folarin Some hoodlums have caused sorrow in the house of God. The gang of four stormed the Christ Apostolic Church, Sanctuary of Blessing, in the Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State and stabbed the head of the ministry, Pastor Ibukun Adeyinka. They, however, did not leave with any property of the church as they […]

Picture: Lagos: Residents lynch member of Badoo gang

By Evelyn Usman LAGOS- A man, suspected to be a member of the dreaded Badoo gang, was, yesterday, lynched by a mob at Aga area of Ikorodu, Lagos. Meanwhile, three persons were hit by stray bullets from policemen, who attempted to prevent the jungle justice being meted on the victim. Information at Vanguard‘s disposal has […]

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