Wednesday, April 16, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Gang-Raped Girl, Gang-Raped Justice: How Nigeria Police Forced Victim To Free ‘Rapists’

EXCLUSIVE: Gang-Raped Girl, Gang-Raped Justice: How Nigeria Police Forced Victim To Free ‘Rapists’

April 15, 2014

The shop opposite Hawawu’s house on Isanmi street where she learnt tailoring and where the boys came to call her. Four boys raped her. Yet,... read more

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Lagos’ electricity may not improve till 2018 – Commissioner

Lagos’ electricity may not improve till 2018 – Commissioner

April 14, 2014

Lagos to create captive power for farm settlement and farm estate.…... read more

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Lagos lawmakers calm protesters over planned demolition of mosque

Lagos lawmakers calm protesters over planned demolition of mosque

April 11, 2014

Aba Central Mosque The protesters were led by the Chief Imam of the mosque, Murtado Oloke.…... read more

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What does the “North” want? (Part 2), By Chido Onumah

What does the “North” want? (Part 2), By Chido Onumah

April 10, 2014

Chido Onumah: Dig deeper and you will establish a link between the so-called consultancy firm that handled the NIS recruitment and top public officers. “Which... read more

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How officials steal Lagos local government dry

How officials steal Lagos local government dry

April 8, 2014

In 2013, nine councillors in the local government petitioned the Lagos State House of Assembly over alleged financial impropriety of Tajudeen Ajide, the council boss.... read more

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Ikorodu boat mishap: Lagos agency recovers missing body

Ikorodu boat mishap: Lagos agency recovers missing body

April 5, 2014

Eight people died in the Lagos boat accident.…... read more

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Lagos APC set for ward congress – Ajomale

Lagos APC set for ward congress – Ajomale

April 4, 2014

Lagos Governor, Babatunde Fashola The congresses will hold on April 12 and 23.…... read more

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Man killed scrambling for politician’s money in Lagos – Police

Man killed scrambling for politician’s money in Lagos – Police

April 4, 2014

Photo: africanphotos.gm “There was a heated argument over the sharing of the money; a fight ensued and in the process, a man was killed at... read more

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Update: Overcrowding led to Lagos boat mishap, survivors say

Update: Overcrowding led to Lagos boat mishap, survivors say

April 3, 2014

The boat capsized after hitting a rock killing eight people. The cramming of about 25 people into a boat designed to carry 20 passengers caused... read more

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Court denies alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, bail

Court denies alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, bail

March 31, 2014

Fred Ajudua, in black, gaurded by Prison Guards The judge said Mr. Ajudua’s poor health condition could be met while in detention. A Lagos High... read more

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Soyinka, Anyaoku, others want Nigeria to switch back to parliamentary democracy

Soyinka, Anyaoku, others want Nigeria to switch back to parliamentary democracy

March 27, 2014

Prof. Wole Soyinka Debate participants vote in favour of parliamentary system of government. Participants at the inaugural debate of the St. John’s Forum, held in... read more

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Aftermath Nigeria’s policy reversal, rice ships flood Lagos port

Aftermath Nigeria’s policy reversal, rice ships flood Lagos port

March 24, 2014

11 ships carrying rice will arrive Apapa port within three days.…... read more

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Vehicles plunge into Lagos canal

Vehicles plunge into Lagos canal

March 24, 2014

National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos There was no casualty from the accidents.…... read more

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APC, LP members defect to PDP in Lagos

APC, LP members defect to PDP in Lagos

March 20, 2014

All Progressives Congress The defectors complained of imposition of candidates.…... read more

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Defilement of minors: Lagos court slams stringent bail conditions on suspected serial rapist

Defilement of minors: Lagos court slams stringent bail conditions on suspected serial rapist

March 19, 2014

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court admitted the suspected serial rapist to a bail of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum. A 52-year-old security guard,... read more

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Nigeria Immigration Tragedy: Human Rights Commission commences investigation

Nigeria Immigration Tragedy: Human Rights Commission commences investigation

March 18, 2014

About 20 people died across Nigeria during the recruitment exercise.…... read more

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Nanny bolts with employer’s N350,000

Nanny bolts with employer’s N350,000

March 18, 2014

A court granted the nanny bail. A 25-year-old nanny, Esther Zingdam, was on Tuesday docked at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing her... read more

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Soyinka, Anyaoku, Ekweremadu, others set for Lagos public debate

Soyinka, Anyaoku, Ekweremadu, others set for Lagos public debate

March 12, 2014

Prof Wole Soyinka The debate holds on March 26.…... read more

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How alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, duped Nigeria’s ex-Army chief, Bamaiyi, of $6 million – EFCC

How alleged serial fraudster, Fred Ajudua, duped Nigeria’s ex-Army chief, Bamaiyi, of $6 million – EFCC

March 12, 2014

Fred Ajudua, in black, gaurded by Prison Guards The EFCC said fugitive Ade Bendel and others also played roles in the fraud.…... read more

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BREAKING: 14 bodies recovered in Festac, Lagos, boat mishap

BREAKING: 14 bodies recovered in Festac, Lagos, boat mishap

March 12, 2014

Over 15 people are believed to have been on board.…... read more

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Nigeria: Police arrests man for opening 24 accounts with one bank

Nigeria: Police arrests man for opening 24 accounts with one bank

March 9, 2014

The Police Special Fraud Unit has arrested a 39 year-old-man it accuses of specializing in opening multiple bank accounts under different names to defraud financial... read more

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Lawyers decry domestic violence against women

Lawyers decry domestic violence against women

March 8, 2014

Lawyers blame the victims for their silence. Some lawyers in Lagos on Saturday decried domestic violence against women and blamed the women for not reporting... read more

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LAGBUS to sustain Lagos operations despite petrol scarcity

LAGBUS to sustain Lagos operations despite petrol scarcity

March 7, 2014

LAGBUS has not increased its fares despite the petrol scarcity.…... read more

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Weeping wife kneels to beg as judge convicts husband

Weeping wife kneels to beg as judge convicts husband

March 6, 2014

Accused is a repeat offender who once jumped bailed.…... read more

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Fuji musician, Obesere, speaks on rape allegation, says it’s a set-up

Fuji musician, Obesere, speaks on rape allegation, says it’s a set-up

March 6, 2014

Abass Akande…. Photo: www.mjemagazine.com via google Popular Fuji musician,  Abass Akande, popularly known as Obesere, on Thursday said the allegation that he raped a 29-year-old... read more

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