Thursday, 21st September 2023

Dolapo Badmos

30 Sep 2016
The residents of Igbogbo community of Ikorodu, Lagos State were in the early hours of yesterday thrown into mourning as gunmen shot and killed all six members of a family.
24 Sep 2016
The eight kidnapped victims abducted in boarder towns between Lagos and Ogun states reunited with their families yesterday, following their release late on Thursday by their captors.
8 Sep 2016
A Violent clash at the abattoir in the Hausa community of Oko-Oba area of Agege, Lagos State, yesterday claimed one life and left scores injured.The Guardian gathered that the crisis was triggered after a Fulani man....
5 Sep 2016
Tanko Abdulateef, a 22-year old security guard who allegedly killed his employer, Mrs Mabel Mba Okafor in Ajah, Lagos, on August 17, 2016 has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command. Tanko was arrested in Bali, Taraba State, where he fled to after he allegedly stabbed his victim in the stomach and left her…
22 Aug 2016
The Lagos State Police Command had rescued 28 persons that included 13 teenagers found in chains in a house at Oke-Ira, Ojodu area of the state.
28 Jul 2016
The morning after gunmen suspected to be militants engaged security operatives in a fierce firefight at Igando area of Lagos, the state police command has arrested five suspects of the brutal attack as traumatized residents slowly pick up the pieces...
26 Jul 2016
The Police in Lagos State on Tuesday said it foiled an attempt by unknown gunmen to attack Igando Community in the state.
22 Jul 2016
Lagos State Police command yesterday reiterated that the kidnapped Oba of Iba land in Ojo area of Lagos, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, is safe and would soon be rescued alive.
19 Jul 2016
The Lagos State Police Command yesterday confirmed that the kidnapped Oba of Iba land, Oba Yushau Goriola Oseni, is still alive in the hands of his captors.
24 Jun 2016
Lagos State Police command yesterday foiled an attempt to rob a new generation bank in Apapa, Lagos yesterday. However, a young man, who was on his way to the banking hall to carry out banking transactions, was shot to death by the hoodlums


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The basic education model adopted by Nigerian states including Bayelsa, Edo, Lagos, Kwara has been commended at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78). The commendation was given on the sidelines of the General Assembly at a Devex event organized to discuss the topic “Transforming Education: Overcoming crisis, improving learning Outcomes.” Speaking at a panel…
10 mins ago
A lawmaker in the Ogun State House of Assembly, Damilare Bello Mohammed, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a cult clash in Sagamu over the weekend. Five suspected cultists were also arrested alongside Mohammed in connection with the incident that started on Wednesday and continued till Sunday, leading to several deaths. Other five…
13 mins ago
Federal government has expressed sadness over the ambush and killing of personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Nigerian Police and Nigerian Army while on official duty at Ehime Mbano Local government area of Imo state
13 mins ago
Community leaders in Kurebe, in Shiroro local council of Niger State has distanced themselves from an online news publication that alleged mining companies operating in the area paid bandits certain amount of money for protection. In a joint interview granted to newsmen  in Minna by Haruna Salihu Kurebe, a community leader and Jamilu Abubakar, APC…
25 mins ago
Writer’s Note: As part of a Taz Panter Stiftung program bringing African journalists together with European experts to discuss African-European relations, we discussed the impact of the Ukraine war on food security in Africa. Being the only Nigerian journalist in the room, I was aware that the food crisis in my country was already at…