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186 Hoodlums Arrested In Lagos

•Suspected hoodlums arrested at Oshodi early today

Kazeem Ugbodaga Officials of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit stormed Oshodi area of Lagos State, western Nigeria, Friday morning and arrested 186 suspected hoodlums. Those arrested include 33 underage children and a mother with her five children. The children, according to the taskforce, would be taken to the Lagos State Correctional […]

Troubleshooter Killed With Stone

•The late Ibrahim Yusuf

Yusuf Muhammed A 65-year old man identified as Ibraheem Yusuf who tried to make peace between two men at abattoir area of Iju-Ishaga, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, has been killed with a stone. P.M.NEWS gathered that the late Yusuf, who hailed from Dutse Local Government area of Jigawa State, northwest Nigeria, was mediating between a […]

Jilted NURTW Member Sets Ex-Lover Ablaze

Janet Odegba: Set ablaze by lover

Cyriacus Izuekwe After several adjournments, the trial of a senior staff of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Ikotun branch, Adesanmoye Kehinde, who allegedly set his lover, Janet Edogba, ablaze for jilting him, has began at EjigboMagistrate’s Court, Lagos State, western Nigeria. It was alleged that the 43-year old married man in anger that […]

APC Warns Obanikoro On Mayhem In Lagos

Musiliu Obanikoro: Osun APC warns him not import gangster-politics

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has raised the alarm over the inordinate use of soldiers to cause mayhem and outright brigandage in Lagos. It fingered the Minister of State for Defence, Musliu Obanikoro as the arrowhead of this illegal use of soldiers to cause a breach of public peace and […]

Lagos residents lament poor power supply

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company office in Lagos State

Some residents of Ojota, Lagos state staged a peaceful protest over what they described as the epileptic power supply in the area. The protesters moved in droves from one street to another in the area, carrying placards that read: “No light no pay; three weeks in total darkness, we will not pay; all Ojota residents […]

Island Hoodlums Attack Policemen, Burn Patrol Van

Umar Manko, Lagos State Commissioner of Police.

Paul Iyoghojie Eleven suspected hoodlums in Adeniji Adele area of Lagos Island, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria, have been arrested and  arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos for allegedly conspiring with others now at large to attack policemen from  Area ‘A’ Command, Lagos Island, and  set their patrol van on fire. The suspects […]

Crisis Rocks Ladipo Spare Parts Market

Emeka Ede, one of the injured traders

Cyriacus Izuekwe Crisis rocked Ladipo Auto Spare Parts Market in Mushin, Lagos, western Nigeria, last weekend after a 48-year old landlord, Andrew Onyia, allegedly stormed the market with carpenters and thugs and removed the roofs of some shops at a plaza. In the course of resisting the thugs, there was fracas in the market and […]

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