Vic Kitchen Plug to open new outlet in Lagos, says CEO

January 24, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chief Executive Officer of Vic Kitchen Plug, Iloanya Victor Uche, has revealed plans on opening new branch office, which will also be located in Alaba International Market in Lagos. He added that the new outlet will be one of the best so far. Iloanya believes that the greater the risk an investor is willing to take, the greater the Read More

Lagos records first rain in 2023

January 23, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Some parts of Lagos metropolis on Sunday recorded the first rainfall in the year 2023. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the rain fell around Lawanson in Surulere, Apapa Road, Costain, and Oyingbo areas of Lagos. The morning rain, which did not last more than 30 minutes, varied in intensity in the different areas mentioned.NAN observed that the Read More

Ikeja games: 10-year-old Chess player headlines event

January 19, 2023 Editor 0

As action continues at the Ikeja Games organised by the member representing Ikeja Federal Constituency Honorable Abiodun James Faleke in conjunction with the National Institute for Sports (NIS), a 10-year-old Chess player Emmanuel Adejorin stole the limelight in the Chess event where he defeated older players with his mastery of the game. Adejorin, a student of GraceBrook Secondary school displayed Read More

20 UK boarding schools to visit Nigeria, strengthen partnership with parents, schools

January 8, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Heads and senior leaders from more than 20 United Kingdom boarding schools have concluded plans to visit Lagos Nigeria this January to “learn what parents are looking for” and develop “partnerships with schools.”  The event tagged “UK Boarding Schools Week” will hold at The Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Saturday 14th January 2023. It is being organised by Mark Brooks Education Read More

Lagos students caught in another s3x move

January 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Some unnamed students in Lagos state have been caught in an hotels for sex romps. The students who are students of the Federal Government College, Ijaniki, Lagos State, were all boarders. They had in many occasions reportedly jumped the school’s fence with their female counterparts and stayed out of school for days. The student’s who are between ages of 14 Read More

Bolanle Raheem: DPO, policemen in Ajiwe division transferred  

January 2, 2023 Suleiman Idris, Lagos 0

  All policemen, including the Divisional  Police Officer at the Ajiwe Police Division, Ajah, have been transferred by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Abiodun Alabi. The move came on the heels of the killing of the 41-year-old pregnant lawyer,  Bolanle Raheem,  by an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi, in the Ajah area of Lagos, on Read More

Breaking: Court remands Policeman who killed female lawyer in Lagos

December 30, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos has remanded the Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Drambi Vandi, that allegedly shot and killed Omobolanle Raheem on Christmas day, in the Ikoyi Correctional Centre. He was remanded till January 30, 2023 pending advice on the case from the Office of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP). The order followed an application Read More

Bolanle Raheem: Popular musician, Falz react

December 29, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Nigeria rapper and activist, Folarin Falana also known as Falz, has called on the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and the Nigerian Police Force to punish the policeman responsible for the killing of a Lagos-based lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, publicly for everyone to see. Falz made this known in a post Tagging the Lagos governor and the police both on his Read More

Bolanle Raheem: Lawyer recommends compulsory mental test for police officers

December 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

Following the gruesome murder of Lagos lawyer, Omobolanle Raheem, by a policeman on Christmas day, Human Rights activist, Barr. Chukwudi Ezeobika, has called for immediate and compulsory mental and physical evaluation of police officers in the country. The rights activist described the ‘gruesome’ murder of Lagos lawyer, as an unlawful and reprehensible act that is worthy of condemnation. Speaking with Read More

Bimbo Ogbonna’s death: Group decries 12hrs arrest of grieving mother, brothers

December 26, 2022 Editorial II 0

A frontline advocacy group against Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) – Men Against Rape Foundation (MARF) has warned the Lagos State Police Command to desist from being used to intimidate and harass the mother and brothers of late Bimbo Martins Ogbonna at the instance of her husband, Ikechukwu Ogbonna.  Bimbo, documented by some respected anti-domestic violence non governmental bodies Read More

Jonathan’s men begin mobilisation for Tinubu in South-south, South-east

December 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, political allies of former President Goodluck Jonathan, who in November 2022, endorsed candidade of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have commenced grassroots mobilisation in the South-soutn and the South-east geopolitical zones. Jonathan’s supporters, who are members of Citizens Network for Peace and Development in Nigeria (CNPDN), while flagging off the Read More

Pictures: Sanwo-Olu inaugurates Blue Line rail in Lagos

December 21, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

In an effort to ease traffic congestion within Lagos state, the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday inaugurated the Blue Line Rail in the state. The Senior Special Assistant on New Media, to the governor, Jubril Gawat, in a tweet said the first phase of the infrastructure works for the rail project (Marina to Mile 2) has been completed. The Read More

Fire razes police station, destroys Lagos

December 19, 2022 Oguntade Ismaila Lagos 0

A late evening inferno has burnt down the Division Headquarter of Badia Police Station in Lagos. Property which include moveable and immovable items and estimated at several millions of naira were destroyed by the inferno. Office documents, air conditioners, parked motorcycles, fans, and personal effects of the officers and men were lost to the incident. Sources said the fire broke Read More

Outstanding feat: Sterling Bank bags Tourism practitioners award

December 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A full service National Commercial Bank in Nigeria, Sterling Bank PLC has been recognized by the International Tourism Practitioners in Nigeria, for its creativity, hospitality and actively supporting Tourism. The award was received by the Managing Director, Sterling Bank Plc, Executive Director Raheem Owodeyi, as well as the Head, Tourism and Creative Sector, Abiola Adelana, at sterling bank Head office Read More

NNPP NASS, State Assembly candidates dump Kwankwaso, hold rally for Tinubu in Osun

December 19, 2022 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The national and state assembly candidates of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in Osun state would hold a mega rally for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Candidate (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. The candidates said they have engaged in house-to-house campaigns to canvass votes for APC candidate who they described as a harbinger of hope for Nigerians. The Read More

Estate coy commends Sanwo-Olu’s drive to tackle real estate fraud

December 14, 2022 Segun Odunewu Lagos 0

A property development company, The Address Homes, has commended efforts by the Lagos State Government to tackle quackery and fraudulent activities in the real estate sector. The firm gave the commendation at the just concluded 3rd Real Estate Market Place Conference and Exhibition held at the Eko Hotel and suites, Victoria Island. Address Homes said the decision of the state Read More

Yuletide: Immigration sets up diaspora desk to fast track passport processing 

December 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Isah Jere Idris has directed the immediate setting up of Diaspora Desks in all the nation’s International airports in order to have a seamless passport process for all Nigerians coming home this yuletide period. NIS in a statement issued Monday in Abuja, by its Public Relations Officer, Anthony Akuneme, said the CGIS Read More

Fuel scarcity: Natives commend DSS’s intervention, rally Nigerians against saboteurs 

December 11, 2022 Editorial II 0

A Civil Society Organisations (CSO) on the aiges of the Natives, has commended the Department of State Services (DSS) over the recent intervention to end artificial scarcity of fuel by the marketers across the country. The group said the DSS intervention has been productive and drastically reduced the hardship motorists were going through as a result of long queues in Read More

Hon. Ramat wins best chairman award as IAWPA host Sanwo-Olu

December 9, 2022 Agi Onda 0

The International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA) will be celebrating it’s 2022 End-of-Year for Eminent Peace Ambassadors with a Special Dinner Banquet in Lagos state, Thursday 15th December 2022. A statement signed by the International Spokesman of the association Amb. Emmanuel Nkweke, said the celebration is in honour of His Excellency, Babajide Sanwo-Olu the Executive Governor of Lagos State Read More

VIDEO: Protest hits Lagos as police officer allegedly kills man

December 7, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Residents of the Ajah community in Lagos state Wednesday mounted the police station in Ajah to protest the killing of a young man by an Inspector. The victim identified as Gafaru Buraimoh, a resident of Happy Land Estate in Ajah, was reportedly killed by a stray bullet from the police officer. Blueprint gathered that Buraimoh was patronising a POS vendor Read More

UNILAG lecturer, Akiyode-Afolabi wins Soyinka journalism centre award

December 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and human rights lawyer, Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, has bagged the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) award. Akiyode-Afolabi who is the founder of Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) and former Public Relations Officer at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), would be conferred with the Read More

Bimbo’s death: CSO demands probe of Ikoyi Correctional Center

December 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Following his alleged regular change of Display Picture and updates on his social media handles, prominent civil Rights Advocacy Group-HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA  (HURIWA) has called for an investigation of officials of the Ikoyi Correctional Center where husband of late 35 year old Bimbo Ogbonna, Mr. Ikechukwu Ognonna is languishing and awaiting trial.  HURIWA also stated that there Read More

Sylvester Oromoni: One year after, Activist, NUJ, others demand justice

November 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Activists and friends have gathered to renew the call for justice for late 12- year-old student of Dowen College, Lagos, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr. who died owing to injuries allegedly sustained from bullying and assault by some senior students.  They gathered at the instance of two leading Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Abuja – Men Against Rape Foundation (MARF) and Make Read More