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Police arrest 185 suspected cultists in Lagos

Police arrest 185 suspected cultists in Lagos

…arrest woman for stabbing neighbour during fight By Evelyn Usman Eight local made pistols and other dangerous weapons were weekend recovered from self-confessed members of different confraternities that have been terrorising Ikorodu and its environs. They were arrested by Operatives of Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants that raided the cultists den in Ipakodo, Igbogbo, […]

PHOTOS: Aftermath Monday downpour, parts of Ikorodu flooded

PHOTOS: Aftermath Monday downpour, parts of Ikorodu flooded

Aftermath the heavy rainfall which many Lagosians woke up to, Macaulay bus/stop, Igbogbo/Bayeku at Ikorodu in Lagos State was flooded. Vehicles can be seen struggling to navigate their way amidst the flood which has covered the roads at these parts of Ikorodu. ALSO READ: NiMet predicts sunny thundery weather, May 25 to May 27 Vanguard News […]

LASEPA, LSSC take social distancing, use of face masks campaign to Ikorodu

LASEPA, LSSC take social distancing, use of face masks campaign to Ikorodu

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, and the State Safety Commission, LSSC, have stressed the need for the use of face masks as well as adhering to social distancing rules in public as part of measures to curtail the spread of ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the state in particular and Nigeria […]

Woman accuses hospital of stealing her baby during delivery

Woman accuses hospital of stealing her baby during delivery

…She gave birth to one baby, not twins – Hospital …Family out to destroy the hospital – Management By Esther Onyegbula A woman, Mrs Faith Obinna, who claimed to have been delivered of a set of twins at St. Raphael Hospital, in Ikorodu area of Lagos has alleged that one of the babies was stolen […]

Two suspected armed robbers in police net in Ikorodu

Two suspected armed robbers in police net in Ikorodu

Some police operatives from the Ikorodu Police Station have arrested two suspected armed robbers:  Toheeb Sanusi, 21, and Adewale Adeshina, 24, around Benson area of Ikorodu in Lagos State. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement said that the policemen were supported by SARS operatives to effect the arrests […]

Cultists kill policeman, injures neighbor in Ikorodu

Cultists kill policeman, injures neighbor in Ikorodu

A Police Sergeant with Sagamu Road Division, Ikorodu, Lagos, Saheed Osiefa, has been shot dead while his neighbor a civilian has been hospitalised following gunshots received from a group of cultists.

Court remands 3 teenagers for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl

Court remands 3 teenagers for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos on Thursday ordered that three teenagers, who allegedly defiled a 12-year-old girl, be remanded in correctional custody, pending legal advice. The police charged Segun Gbadebo, 18; Taiye Ishola, 17 and Samuel Adebayo, 17, with two counts of conspiracy and felony to wit defilement. Chief Magistrate A. F. Azeez […]

LASPOTECH dismisses 5 staff for plagiarism and falsification

LASPOTECH dismisses 5 staff for plagiarism and falsification

The Governing Council of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) Ikorodu, has dismissed five staff of the institution for various offences that contravene its conditions of service. The Polytechnic Spokesman, Mr Olanrewaju Kuye, said on Tuesday in Lagos said that the governing council took the decision at its meeting on Sept. 20, 2019. Kuye said of […]

Group to sensitise Ikorodu youths on dangers of engaging in crimes

Group to sensitise Ikorodu youths on dangers of engaging in crimes

By Adepote Arowojobe, Ikorodu Dr Fatai Abatan, President, Ikorodu Division Youths Initiative Movement (IDYIM), said the group would soon organise series of orientation programmes to intimate youths on the consequences of engaging in crimes. Speaking during the inauguration of IDYIM Board of Trustees in Ikorodu on Friday, Abatan said that the group planned to establish […]

LASPOTECH gets full accreditation for 66 programmes

LASPOTECH gets full accreditation for 66 programmes

The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu on Wednesday said it had secured 100 per cent accreditation of all the 66 programmes in the institution. The Polytechnic Spokesman, Mr Olanrewaju Kuye, said that the approval of the accreditation was given by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), following the 2019 accreditation recently. “The Polytechnic successfully […]

Scores injure as two BRT collide along Ikorodu Road

Scores injure as two BRT collide along Ikorodu Road

By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Bose Adelaja Scores of passengers, early Monday morning, slightly escaped death when a high capacity Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, collided with another along Ikorodu Road, Lagos State. Fortunately, no life was lost in the incident. The injured were reportedly rushed to various hospitals for treatment. It will be recalled that on […]