Cardi B confirms live show in Lagos and Accra

Cardi B has released an official video confirming her trip to Lagos for the maiden edition of the Livespot X Festival billed for December 7, 2019, in Lagos. She is set to perform live on stage in Lagos on December 7, and Accra on December 8, alongside some top African acts including Burna Boy, Tiwa […]

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Sanwo-Olu’s wife launches free surgeries for 150 residents

Lagos State governor’s wife Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday launched a free surgical intervention programme for residents as part of activities to commemorate the 100 days in office of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. The free health mission, which is being organised by the government, in partnership with a non-governmental organisation (NGO), Benjamin Olowojebutu Foundation, […]

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We didn’t raid Ambode’s Residence – EFCC

The EFCC, in a statement said since early hours of today, it had been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. “We need to state for the records that the EFCC did not raid Ambode’s house. It is instructive that his administration, […]

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Tension as Yoruba, Hausa clash in Lagos market

Two persons were feared killed and many others injured on Sunday as Yoruba and Hausa traders clashed at the Ilepo Market in the Oke Odo area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that a Hausa porter, popularly known as Alabo or Bolar boy, mistakenly hit a Yoruba man with the tray he was using to convey goods for traders. The […]

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Fire Burns Five Children To Death In Lagos

Five Children have been burnt to death in Abagbo Village, Takwa Bay, Lagos State. According to a statement released on Sunday by spokesperson of the Lagos State Police Command, Bala Elkana, the kuds were burnt beyond recognition. The victims were named as: Folake Ogundiya, Abigail Ogundiya, Daniel Bakare, Chidima Achomye, Nnamdi Achomye and Khadijat. Elkana […]

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Tenant kills Lagos Landlord hides corpse in septic tank

A tenant, Daniel Isaac was alleged to have killed his landlord to steal his Toyota Camry car in his compound. After committing the crime, the tenant dumped Willy Ebinate’s corpse in a septic tank and ran away with the car. A friend (undisclosed) to the deceased said efforts to contact him after he took the […]

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Give us new Dubai in Nigeria, citizens urge Sanwo-Olu

A civil society group, Concerned And Patriotic Citizens’ (C&PAC) has tasked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to produce Africa’s “own Dubai” in the state. The group gave this charge in a peaceful public rally held in Lagos on Tuesday. In a statement signed by National President Mr. Jacob Oladayo, the group, however, enjoined Lagosians […]

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Oba Akiolu Remains Oba Of Lagos

Justice A. Candide Johnson of an Ikeja High Court on Friday dismissed a suit seeking to oust Rilwan Akiolu, as the Oba of Lagos.
Justice Candide Johnson held that the claimants, Prince Adedoyin Adebiyi and Prince Rasheed Modile, two members of the Lagos royal family, failed to prove their case.

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No public holiday on Friday- Lagos Government

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday clarified reports making the rounds that it had declared Friday, March 8 as Public Holiday for Civil Servants, saying the information was untrue.

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Sanwo-Olu offers free health screening to Ikorodu residents

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the health screening exercise include free medical consultation, free eye test, free drugs and hospital referral, among others.
Wife of the APC governorship candidate and that of his running mate, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu and Mrs Oluremi Hamzat, respectively, who presided over the medical outreach programme, appealed to residents to vote en-masse for all APC candidates during the March 9 elections.

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Igbo Traders Attacked in Lagos

However, on the Lagos Island, social miscreants otherwise called area boys , attacked some Igbo traders over accusation that they did not vote for President Buhari in Saturday’s election.
The miscreants, who were armed with dangerous weapons such as  cutlasses, broken bottles, woods and knives, struck at about 9.am at five streets:  Oluwole, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Tinubu, Bamgbose and Alli streets, taking  the traders unawares.

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Lagos Landlord’s daughter beats tenant to death

The police have launched a manhunt for the daughter of a landlord on Odunsi Street, Bariga, Lagos State, for allegedly killing her father’s tenant.
The fleeing suspect, identified simply as Damilola Martins, reportedly hit the woman with an object during a scuffle in their compound on Wednesday evening.
City Round learnt that the deceased, Mrs Mojisola Olasehinde, and Martin’s mother, who is the wife of the landlord, had been having a running battle over time.

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