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Woman alleges doctor removed her womb without consent

A Lagos doctor, Ayelaje Joseph, has been accused of removing a woman’s uterus without her consent at Holyfill Hospital in Ikorodu. The patient, Mrs. Okeafor Suzan, claimed she visited the hospital for fibroid removal but was not informed that her…

Police arrest airport taxi passenger for attempted car snatching

The Lagos State Police Command has made two notable arrests in separate incidents, showcasing the bravery of a taxi driver and the vigilance of police officers. A 35-year-old passenger was arrested for attempting to snatch an airport taxi from its…

Tinubu flies private jet to S’Africa, avoids faulty presidential aircraft

Nigerian President Bola Tinubu and his entourage departed Lagos on Tuesday to attend the inauguration of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria. The president was accompanied by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat, and other government…

Mysterious Death of Lagos Police Inspector: Lawyer Petitions National Assembly

Lagos-based lawyer, Ohemu Boni, has petitioned the National Assembly over the mysterious death of Inspector Sunday Peter, a member of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos Police Command. According to the petition, which was received on Friday at…

I faked my kidnap to extort money from my mother —27yr-old-lady

A 27-year-old Nigerian woman, Ruth Livinus, has been arrested for faking her own kidnap to extort money from her widowed mother. The motive behind the scam was to fund her dream of opening a hairdressing salon. Ruth, who is a…

Flood displaces 2,000 residents in Lagos

A devastating flood in the Jakande Estate area of Lagos State’s Eti-Osa Local Government Area has left a trail of destruction, displacing approximately 2,000 persons from their homes. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has disclosed that the flood, which…

Lagos bizman loses N21m valuables to robbers

A businessman, Mohammed Abdullahi, has accused policemen of the Zone 2 Command and Lagos State Police Command of mishandling a case of robbery that made him lose his car, money and valuables worth N21m when armed criminals robbed him and…

Democracy Day: Protest begins in Lagos amid tight security

Protesters, on Wednesday morning, stormed the Ikeja Underbridge in Lagos as the country marks the 2024 Democracy Day. There is, however, a heavy security presence, as policemen and officials of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps are sighted at the venue…

Driver jailed four years for stealing phone

The Chief Magistrate Court, Yaba, on Monday, convicted and sentenced a 27-year-old driver, Adeniyi Moses, to four years imprisonment for stealing a Samsung phone worth N105,000. Magistrate Patrick Nwaka handed down the sentence after Adeniyi was found guilty of the…

Sanwo-Olu elected Southwest Governor’s forum chairman

• Southwest govs adopt “Iṣẹ̀ wà fùń Ilẹ wá” as anthem Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been elected as the chairman of the South West Governors’ forum. All six governors of the southwest governors were present during the closed-door…