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Flood sacks Lagos schools, homes

Schools in White Sand Estate, Isheri-Osun in the Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State, have closed their doors, advising students to stay at home as heavy rains and subsequent flooding have disrupted activities. White Sand Estate is one of…

Couple jailed 11 years for sexual assault of girl, 15, in Lagos

The Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, on Monday, arraigned and sentenced on an amended charge, a couple, Ezimora Okechukwu, a 49-year-old, to seven years and three years consecutively for indecent handling and sexual assault, and his wife, Ezimora…

Lagos announces WHO intervention as cholera outbreak hits Kirikiri prison

The Lagos State Government has announced it is receiving additional support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in its battle against a cholera outbreak at Kirikiri Prison.  This comes as the outbreak has been traced to unregulated street beverages and…

Groundnut seller bags life jail for defiling four-year-old

The Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday sentenced Sunday Uche, a 21-year-old groundnut trader, to life imprisonment for defiling a four year-old-girl. Justice Ramon Oshodi held that the prosecution was able to prove the offence of defilement…

Court frees man after 15 years in prison without trial

An Ikeja High Court on Monday ordered the release of a man, Kazeen Adeshina, after spending 15 years in a correctional facility without charge or trial. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Oyindamola Ogala, while ruling in…

Family sends SOS to IGP over officer who shot man to death in Lagos

LAGOS—The grieving family of one Toheeb Eniafe, who was shot dead by an officer of the Nigeria Police Force on May 1, 2024, in Obalende area of Lagos State, has asked the Inspector General of Police, IGP, to hasten the…

Sam Larry constantly in shadow of Mohbad’s death

Ever since the controversial death of singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, aka Mohbad, on September 12, 2023, the life of a show promoter, Samson Balogun, aka Sam Larry, has not remained the same. In the course of their investigations into the singer’s…

Former Konga CEO, Imudia, kills self in Lagos home

Former Chief Executive Officer of Konga, one of Nigeria’s e-commerce giants, Nick Imudia, has reportedly died by suicide. Imudia was said to have committed the act by jumping from the balcony of his apartment in the Lekki area of Lagos…

LASG partners firm on twins festival

A celebration of twins and multiple births tagged TwinFest Africana is set for Lagos in August 2024, a statement on Wednesday said. The managing partner of a tourism and culture promotion outfit, Tri-Sight Nigeria Limited, Pekun Adeyanju, noted that the…

How Fire gut section of Dangote refinery

   A section of the Dangote Petroleum Refinery has been gutted by fire. The incident occurred on Wednesday. Speaking to TheCable, Anthony Chiejina, a spokesperson at Dangote Industries Limited, said the incident occurred at the effluent treatment plant (ETP). An…