Pains in Ikorodu, as road project devours homes, shops
Ikorodu residents, especially those on the Agric, Isawo, Igbogbo and Agbede axis, received news of the construction of a six-lane road by the Lagos State government with joy. The road - from Agric Bus Stop to Arepo - a border community between Lagos and Ogun States, on completion, would give residents and commuters great relief.…
BRT severs schoolboy’s head while crossing lane in Lagos
Tragedy struck in the early hours of yesterday when the driver of a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along the Idi-Iroko/Ogolonto area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, yesterday crushed a primary school pupil, Ezekiel Daniel, to death, severing the head off at Ogolonto bus-stop, on Ikorodu Road. The incident resulted in a chaotic traffic gridlock as sympathisers…
No hiding place for hoodlums in Ikorodu, says Ambode
The Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday commissioned a new Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadron Base 63 in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area of Ikorodu, with a warning that criminals and ritual killers in the axis should turn a new leaf or face the wrath of the law. Speaking at the event, which was attended by traditional…
Badoo killings: IGP sets up mobile police base in Ikorodu
In a move to curb the rampant criminal activities in Ikorodu, the police high command on Monday inaugurated the Squadron 63 Mobile Police Base in Igbogbo Baiyeku area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the Squadron 63 Police Mobile Force (PMF), headed by a superintendent of police, was equiped with dozens…
500 Youths Give up arms, renounce cultism in Ikorodu community
Ijede town in Ikorodu community stood still today as no fewer than 500 youths renounced their membership of different cult groups. The cultists also surrendered their operational weapons to the Lagos State police boss, Imohimi Edgal who pledged to profile them and put them under close watch. Some of the weapons they submitted to police…
Badoo's trail of blood and dark statistics
Regardless of the huge investment the Lagos State government may have dedicated to the improvement of security situation through its Lagos State Security Trust Fund, the statistics for 2017 are already looking grimmer midway through the year, no thanks to the activities of the Badoo cult.
Police uncover Badoo shrine, arrest traditional ruler over killings
Following the gruesome murder of four family members at Ibeshe, Ikorodu on Sunday, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested the Baale of Ipakodo, a town on the outskirt of Ikorodu and the three others.
Badoo scare: Whistle sales increase in Ikorodu markets
Following the rising spate of violence in the Ikorodu Area of Lagos State and the call by community leaders on residents to procure whistles, there has been an upsurge in the demand for the device in the area.
Badoo at the gate
It is far from reprieve for the citizens as the country lurches from one dismal failure to another. While they are still choking under the weight of an economic recession, their miserable existence has been further blighted by worsening insecurity.