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Lagos hospital ambulance plying one way crushes technician

A technician, Ismaila Bakare, is battling for his life after an ambulance attached to the Ajah General Hospital, Lagos State, ran over him at the Lekki Phase 1 in the Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that Bakare was on his way to meet a customer last Saturday when the ambulance...

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Command arrests two, recovers baby’s corpse in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Sunday said it recovered the corpse of a day-old baby around the Ayinke Hospital, along Airport Road in the Ikeja area of the state. A spokesman for the command, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement, said the police recovered the corpse on Saturday after receiving a call from the security...

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Hoodlums brutalise power company worker while repairing transformer

A suspected hoodlum, Saheed Olanrewaju, aka Usama, has been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly leading three others to attack an official of the Ikeja Electric, Olakunle Popoola, who was working on a faulty transformer in the Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that a resident, identified only...

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Bus drivers kill LASTMA officer, beat colleague to a coma

No fewer than seven persons have been arrested in connection with the death of an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Godwin Obasu, who, alongside his colleague, Hakeem Adeniyi, was reportedly attacked by commercial drivers in the Bariga area of the state. Adeniyi, who sustained injuries during the incident, was said to be...

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Lagos probes officers in viral phone theft video

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has instituted an investigation into the theft allegation against two policemen captured in a viral video. The video shows the mobile policemen being attacked for allegedly stealing mobile phones in a shop at the Computer Village, Ikeja. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a...

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Ex-convict arrested during robbery in Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an ex-convict, Taiwo Sunmonu, for allegedly dispossessing unsuspecting members of the public of their valuables in the Ijanikin area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said in a statement on Sunday that Sunmonu was recently released from the Kirikiri Correctional Centre, […] Read Full Story

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Controversy as Nigerian music label owner dies in Ghana, artiste arrested

Deji Lambo Controversy is surrounding the death of the Chief Executive Officer, Cash Nation Entertainment, Babatunde Abiodun, aka Kashy. Three narratives have emerged about the circumstances surrounding Abiodun’s death on Sunday, March 7, 2021. One narrative claimed that Abiodun, who was said to have been battling depression for months, allegedly committed suicide by jumping down […] Read Full Story

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Lagos auto crash claims one

Deji Lambo A yet-to-be-identified pedestrian lost his life when a Nissan Pathfinder SUV collided with a Volkswagen Vanagon bus inward Mile 2 in the Trade Fair area of Lagos State. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Olufemi Oke-Osanyitolu, said in a statement on Sunday that the victim’s family had claimed his corpse, adding that […] Read Full Story