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BUSTED: 15 suspected vandals arrested by NSCDC in Lagos

BUSTED: 15 suspected vandals arrested by NSCDC in Lagos

by Kolapo Olapoju 15 suspected pipeline vandals arrested in Badagry were paraded by the Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday, July 16, 2014. Officials of the NSCDC foiled the syndicate’s attempt to...

 

Femi Aribisala: Why the APC is likely to lose Lagos in 2015

Femi Aribisala: Why the APC is likely to lose Lagos in 2015

by Femi Aribisala   While Fashola has been busy tarring roads, building fanciful tolled bridges and planting grass and flowers; he has ignored the need of the people for basic things of life like food, shelter and gainful employment.  Just...

 

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau apparently thinks bombing Lagos, Abuja is funny (WATCH)

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau apparently thinks bombing Lagos, Abuja is funny (WATCH)

by Kolapo Olapoju A video has been released, where Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Islamic sect, Boko Haram, claimed responsibility for the June 25 bombing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja and the attack at a fuel depot in Lagos. In...

 

Debo Adejugbe: Governors’ pension bills – The new faces of progressive looting (Y! Politico)

Debo Adejugbe: Governors’ pension bills – The new faces of progressive looting (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe The Lagos Pension Bill wriggled its way into the official gazette on 18th May, 2007; a mere 11 days before Bola Tinubu handed over the affairs of the state to Babatunde Fashola. A cursory glance at the ‘Pension Bills’ for...

 

2 policemen arrested for stealing N30 million from Oba Akiolu’s palace

2 policemen arrested for stealing N30 million from Oba Akiolu’s palace

by S’ola Filani Two policemen, Victor Ikudehin, 34, and Philip Hunsa, 34, have been arrested for allegedly stealing N30 million from the palace of the Oba of Lagos -  Oba Rilwan Akiolu’s palace. The policemen who were deployed to provide...

 

Abimbola Adelakun: A lesson to the Nigerian Army, Lagos from the Pope

Abimbola Adelakun: A lesson to the Nigerian Army, Lagos from the Pope

by Abimbola Adelakun Pope Francis has demonstrated that even the church authorities can practise what it preaches and that, in itself, makes his promise about reparations and future accountability quite credible. Recently, Pope Francis met...

 

Opinion: For the love of Lagos

Opinion: For the love of Lagos

by Njideka Akabogu Why then do people keep coming? Why did I come? Why couldn’t I have stayed back in Abia State?  “What are you doing here? You never hear say Lagos don full?” That was how my brother greeted me when he came home from...

 

#InCaseYouMissedIt: How 3 men were crushed to death by BRT bus in Lagos (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

#InCaseYouMissedIt: How 3 men were crushed to death by BRT bus in Lagos (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

by S’ola Filani While trying to avoid being caught by the police, three men reportedly got crushed to death by a speeding BRT bus in Awoyaya, Lekki Expressway, Lagos on Sunday evening. Although some men in military uniform quickly arrived...

 

OMG! Bus conductor shot by policeman attached to bank in Lagos (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

OMG! Bus conductor shot by policeman attached to bank in Lagos (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

by S’ola Filani     While the military mayhem was going on unabated on the ever busy Ikorodu Road, Lagos on Friday morning, another chaos happened in another part of the city. According to reports, a police officer attached...

 

Demola Rewaju: Between Ekiti and Lagos voters – Where Fashola got it wrong (Y! Superblogger)

Demola Rewaju: Between Ekiti and Lagos voters – Where Fashola got it wrong (Y! Superblogger)

by Demola Rewaju Frankly, it would be a waste of time to study the Ekiti people and their voting pattern as Fashola, Fayemi and Lai Mohammed have uncharitably suggested – they are not strange.  Still reeling from the shock defeat of the...