Browsing: Lagos

One of the squatters of the 86 apartments under the Dolphin Estate Bridge, Ikoyi, Lagos State, a 75-year-old Ghanaian named Usman Hassan, explained why he ended up living under the bridge. Hassan, who used to teach at Remo Divisional High School in Ogun State before moving to Lagos, said he chose to live under the bridge because he couldn't afford the high living expenses of the state. This was reported by DailyTrust.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Tokunbo Wahab, has revealed that Lagos, as a coastal state, has been forecasted to sink in the next 50 years. Wahab explained this while defending the current demolition in some parts of the state. This occurred after residents expressed their discontent with the demolition at Mende Estate Villa, …

Fourteen people have lost their lives while 13 others sustained varying degrees of injury in an accident at Aloma community in Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State. The accident which occurred on Sunday involved a Toyota Sienna bus heading toward Abuja from Port Harcourt and a Toyota Hiace bus heading to the Southern part […]

The Lagos State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps has deployed 3,500 personnel to all parts of the state for the safety of residents during the Easter celebration. The personnel deployed comprised regular and special marshals. Forty-five patrol vehicles, three ambulances, 11 power bikes, and three heavy-duty tow trucks were also deployed. The Sector […]

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, and White Collar Football League on Thursday signed an agreement aimed at creating a positive impact in society, The PUNCH reports. The agreement was signed by Dave Jones, President, White Collar Football Management, Chairman of Lagos SWAN, Debo Oshundun and Oba Moroof Amodu-Tijani Oluwa, […]

A Lagos-based accountant, Ayodele Oduniyi, has expressed his frustration over alleged continuous harassment and persecution by police officers from the Federal Investigations Bureau in the Federal Capital Territory Command. He claims that these security personnel colluded with his former employer, Sonny Idedevbo, to fabricate charges against him on multiple occasions since 2020. In an interview […]

A Bus Rapid Transit driver, Sunday Bukola, has reportedly crushed a five-year-old simply identified as Malik to death at Palmgroove in the Onipanu area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the incident occurred at about 1:30 pm on Saturday. Our correspondent also gathered that the driver crushed the victim, his brother, and his mother […]

A yet-to-be-identified man has been killed in a suspected hit-and-run accident that occurred at the Mile 2 area of Lagos State. The incident happened on Friday night at about 9:30 pm along the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway by the Ballet bus stop opposite Pinnacle Filling Station. An eyewitness, identified as Olusegun told our correspondent that the deceased …