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Former Minister Rasheed Gbadamosi Is Dead

Late Rasheed Gbadamosi

A former Minister of National Planning, Rasheed Gbadamosi, is dead. Mr. Gbadamosi, 73, died on Wednesday evening in his Ikorodu, Lagos residence, according to news monitored on the Nigeria Television Authority. The cause of his death was not disclosed. Mr. Gbadamosi, a businessman, had in April suffered stroke and was flown abroad for medical attention. The deceased, a playwright and ...

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Four Killed as Crash Locks Down Lagos-Ibadan Road


Four people died yesterday in a multiple accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Six vehicles were razed in the accident, which occurred around 3a.m. It was said to have been caused by a diesel-laden tanker, which went out of control and rammed into a truck carrying beer. A huge fire was ignited. The other vehicles rammed into them. It all happened ...

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Herbalist reveals why he murdered Todays Print MD


A herbalist, Asimiyu Agboola, has confessed to the kidnap and killing of the Managing Director, MD, of Todays Prints, Olalekan Ogunranti. Agboola, who is currently cooling his heels in the custody of the Osun State Police command revealed why he ordered his subordinates to carry out the murder. Recall that the 45-year-old MD was kidnapped by unknown gunmen on May ...

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Governor Ambode reiterate his promise of a better Lagos


Lagosians have been told to expect significant change in the next six months by the Lagos State government. Speaking at a retreat organised by top officials of the state government, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said his administration will keep his promise of a better life for Lagosians, as the plans the government have for residents within the State is to make ...

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Man rapes Mother, blind her daughter

A 60 year-old mother, Francisca and her daughter, Marvelous are fighting for their life after they were attacked by a ritual rapist during the weekend at their home in Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos State. The unknown rapist who gained entry into the house of Mrs. Francisca through their window, raped and stabbed Francisca, while he brutalized the 10 year-old daughter for ...

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Lagos State: N20 billion allocated to health, education sectors

Lagos State Government has allocated N20 billion to revamp the health and education sectors in the state before December. The governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode made this known during an interactive session at the 2016-second-quarter-town-hall meeting in Badagry. “Modern equipment will be procured to facilitate treatment of patients and we will invest in capacity building of our medical staff.  “We intend to ...

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Youths nab kidnapper who disguised as mad woman in Lagos

A female kidnapper who disguise as a mad woman has been arrested while trying to kidnap a schoolchild yesterday in Aka road, Okoko in the Ojo Local Government Area, LGA, of Lagos state. The woman who confessed to be part of a 27syndicate female kidnapper from Benin was apprehended around 7a.m. An irate mob who pounced on her, handed her over to ...

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Gunmen abduct foreigner in Epe

An expatriate among the contractors from Granebury Construction Company working on the Lagos State Epe Township Expansion Project in Epe, has been kidnapped by gunmen on Monday night while working on the project being executed by the Lagos State Government. It was reported that the Police have already mounted aerial surveillance in the community in a bid to rescue the kidnapped contractor ...

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Advocacy for prison decongestion begins in Lagos

Advocacy for decongestion prisons in Lagos State has begun, as the Lagos State Prison Watch has enjoined Lagos court to start giving precedence to non-custodial sentences for decongestion of prisons. This advocay was made by a team which comprises state counsel from Citizens Right, Office of the Public Defender and Community Service. The Director of Citizens Right, Mrs. Clara Ibirogba has expressed ...

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