Popular Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince is back on social media days after his release from prison for allegedly assaulting a police officer in Lagos state. The Jos-born rapper tweeted for the first time after a while on his verified Twitter handle Friday. He said, “Freedom is priceless.”
A 53-year-old physically challenged man, Ehiarimwiam Osaromo Emmanuel, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the departure hall of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos for drug trafficking. Ehiarimwiam was arrested Sunday, August 28 on his way to Italy, via Doha on a Qatar Airways flight. An indigene of Orhionmwon local government Read More
A gas explosion has taken place near Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) camp along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The explosion reportedly occurred at a gas plant near the church’s camp. A resident in the area, who is simply identified as Bola, said the fire started around 10.30 am, adding that the plant exploded close to the camp and around the police Read More
Mile 12 Branch Chairman of the Lagos state Park Management Committee (LPMC), Sulaimon Lawal, popularly known as Ariku has been reportedly murdered in a broad day light on Sunday. Suspected loyalists and colleagues of the slain transport union member went on a rampage at Owode Elede, Mike 12, Ketu Owode Onirin and other parts of the community attacking residents and Read More
Two children have died in a building collapsed in Adeleye Street, Lady Lark, Bariga area of Lagos State. Three adults sustained varying degrees of injuries in the incident that occurred on Sunday night. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu who confirmed the unfortunately incident, said that rescue is ongoing at the scene of the incident Read More
Members of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and youth participating in the ongoing protest which began on Tuesday morning have moved from Ikeja to the Lagos State Secretariat in Alausa. The protesters carried placards with several inscriptions such as ‘Stop importation of petrol, refine the refineries’, ‘Nigeria at 60 years of independence, more hunger in the land, etc. Another placard Read More
Parts of Lagos State were flooded with water, leaving residents swimming as they go to and fro their area.
A visual clip has captured moment flood swept away an SUV and its occupants in the Agege area of Lagos state. Lagos, the nation’s commercial city has been witnessing heavy rains for days, a situation that has resulted in flooding in different parts of the state due to poor drainage.
Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, a.k.a Jenifa, has been nominated as one of the potential running mates to the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) governorship candidate, Alhaji Abdulaziz Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor. Akindele’s name followed among the six shortlisted names by the Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Other shortlisted names include the former governorship aspirant, Gbadebo Read More
The unidentified Lagos girl who in a viral video admitted to have slept with dog for N1.7 million has again released another video. The lady is seen crying in the newly released video, urging viewers to help beg her boyfriend who according to her just broke up with her due to her earlier released video.
Unidentified lady who slept with dog in a video circulating online on Saturday confessed to have done that for money. According to her; “it’s not a big deal I slept with dog.
Traders in Computer Village, Ikeja the Lagos state capital on Wednesday protested over the killing of fellow trader, Chikere Obieshi by security operative belonging to the Mobile police Unit. The protesters carried placards with different inscriptions demanding justice for their colleague.
Several shops in Apongbon area of Lagos state have been destroyed as fire gutted the area on Wednesday morning. It is unclear yet as to what led to the fire but report has it that the fire affected the bridge.. Motorists around the area are advised to take alternative roads. As at the time of filing this report, fire fighters Read More
The building belonging to the Lagos state Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC), in the Ogba area of Lagos state has been razed by fire on Tuesday morning. The distressed onlookers were said to have called the attention of the Lagos State Fire Service as others made frantic efforts to put out the fire.
The influx of more residents into the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) continues to compound exploding population in the nation’s capital despite government’s boast that it would curb the trend, KEHINDE OSASONA writes. The rising population in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has taken a new dimension with more people trooping into the capital city to seek greener pastures.Once described as Read More
In a video posted on twitter on Wednesday, by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), showing a truck that is currently hanged on the popular Ijesha bridge in Oshodi area of Lagos. LASTMA, however, advised motorists plying the bridge to be careful. Watch below…
No fewer than two persons were injured and several vehicles destroyed as fire gutted petrol-laden tanker along Lagos-Ibadan express way, on Thursday. The fire also affected other vehicles along the popular busy road.
The driver of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) vehicle simply identified as Andrew who carried late Bamise Ayanwole has said he was threatened with weapons to do the bidding of his assailants. According to him, “When those guys showed me the weapons, I was filled with fear. Whatever they told me to do was what I did.”
A Fire outbreak on Friday night broke out at Ladipo market in Lagos destroying goods worth millions of naira. Several shops situated at a section of the market called – Aguiyi Ironsi International Trade Center, Paramo, Ladipo Market were razed during the incident. BBC Pidgin confirmed that the fire started around 11am but the cause is yet to be ascertained Read More
The lingering scarcity of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as petrol in parts of the country bites harder Tuesday as Nigerians now pay between N600 and N700 for a litre of fuel. Worst hit are residents of Abuja, the nation’s capital city and Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. Adulterated fuel The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority had last week, said it found Read More
Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged killer of the Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga, Monday, resumed trial at the Lagos High Court. The 300-level mass communication student of University of Lagos was seen in handcuffs on the premises of the court.
Four persons have lost their lives in a motor accident along Lagos-Ibadan express way in the Fadiwo area of Ogun state, on Tuesday. The accident which involved a Mazda bus and a Petrol tanker also led to 12 other people injured in the process. While they are currently receiving treatment at a nearby hospital in the area, the Federal road Read More
A viral video has captured the moment some aggrieved residents of Magodo Phase 2 Estate in Lagos stormed out of their houses to stand guard at the entrance of the estate to prevent a bulldozer from gaining entrance. According to residents in the video, police earlier visited the estate with a group of “hoodlums” and they “marked virtually all the Read More
It shone a bright light through the darkening gloom in a nation that appears to have domesticated bad news. I am talking about the commissioning of 118 ships and boats by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Naval Dockyard, Lagos, on November 29. One of the ships was the NNS Oji, in navy parlance, “a seaward defence boat” locally built by Read More
A delivery truck around Ojodu Berger in Lagos, allegedly being chased by Federal Road Safety officials rammed into school children returning back from school and killd up 16 pupils on the spot. Blueprint gathered that the school children who are writing their first term examination closed by 3pm and were going home when the sad incident happened. An eye witness Read More