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 […]

Lagos@50: We’ll Resist Any Coup attempt, Tinubu vows, as Gov. Ambode hails lawmakers

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Monday warned that any coup d’etat in Nigeria would be vehemently resisted, and called on members of the military not to attempt one. The call followed a recent statement by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, that some military officers were hobnobbing with politicians ostensibly to overthrow the democratically-elected government of President Muhammadu Buhari. […]

Hoodlums attack Lagos mining firm, steal N5.2m

Afeez Hanafi Some hoodlums allegedly working for a chief in the Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos State have been accused of disrupting commercial activities at a sand mining firm in the Idi Orogbo area of the community. The assailants reportedly carted away N5,230,000, inflicted injuries on some of the workers and dispossessed them of their […]

Lagos GDP hits $136b –Ambode

Lagos GDP hits $136b –Ambode — 6th May 2017 By Moshood Adebayo Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has described the state as the fastest growing mega city in the world, just as he revealed that its Gross Domestic Product GDP has hit $136 billion. He also said the state accounts for over 90 per cent […]

Mass rape: Four students arrested for assaulting Lagos schoolgirls in broad daylight

Kunle Falayi After an eyewitness shared on social media how final year secondary school students sexually assaulted their female counterparts on their last day in school at Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, in what has been described as a “tradition”, the Lagos State Government is said to be hunting for the students responsible. Saturday PUNCH learnt on […]

Why Lagos govt cannot execute Rev. King – Falana

  Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has asked Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State to commute the death penalty passed on death row inmates in the state to life imprisonment instead of executing them. Those on death row upon the judgment of the court of Lagos State included the General-Overseer […]

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