Tag Archives: Ikeja

Lagos Approves Police Life Insurance & Scholarship To Children Of Slain Officers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved scholarships to children of the policemen who were victims of the violence that erupted in Lagos state a week ago. The Lagos state government on Wednesday October 28, directed the Lagos State Scholarship Board to award scholarship to the children of the slain officers up to the university level. It was also learnt that…

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Thousands Hold Candlelight Vigil In Lagos, Abuja To Honor Victims Of Police Violence

Candlelight vigils are a cultural staple for showing support for a cause or for those in mourning. In this case, it was both. Amid the ongoing #EndSARS protests, a candlelight vigil was held Friday night in Lagos and Abuja in honor of all those that have been lost at the hands police violence. The vigil which…

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#EndSARS: In Lagos Districts, Protests Over Police Violence Lead To Gridlocks

Demonstrators took to the streets in communities around Lagos state on Friday October 16, to continue protesting against police brutality and extortion. While the many of them were peacefully staged, the protests has since led to blocked roadways causing major gridlocks. Videos shared by eye-witnesses show that protests were held at the Lagos State House of Assembly in…

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#EndSWAT: Heavily Armed Thugs Reportedly Attack Lagos Protesters In Alausa

Armed hoodlums on Thursday again disrupted #EndSARS protesters who resumed their peaceful protest at the Lagos National Assembly House at Alausa, Ikeja in Lagos. The hoodlums launched the attack around 8 a.m. leaving several of the protesters running scampering for safety. Eyewitnesses who was present during the attack, saw the thugs arrive with weapons, at charging protesters. The thugs, according…

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Lagos Authorities Confirms Death Of Third Victim From Ikeja Helicopter Crash

The third victim of Thursday’s helicopter crash in Lagos had been reported dead, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) confirmed on Friday August 28. The Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA) had earlier confirmed that two persons died in the accident. Dr Femi Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief, had also noted that the third victim had been rushed to the Lagos State Teaching Hospital for…

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Over 40 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested Across Abuja, Lagos & Osun

Several men and women participating in the #RevolutionNow protest initiated by the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore have been arrested by security agents across three different states. The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. The security agents which include police and Army,…

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University Student Reportedly Sets Up Her Friends For Seven-Man Gang Rape In Lagos

The news of two ladies who were ganged rape by seven (7) boys. has hit the internet with a University of Lagos student linked to the story. According to her, she was perpetuated the crime after being allegedly mocked for losing her virginity. Funke Adeyanju who shared the story on Facebook, said the incident occurred shortly after…

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Just In: Lagos State Drops Charge Against Naira Marley, Gbadamosi And Others

The Lagos State government has withdrawn the charges against former governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, his wife Folasade, and popular singer Naira Marley. This was granted after the defendants accepted to tender written apologies to the Lagos State Government, as well as to issue undertakings to comply…

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Omotola Jalade- Ekeinde, Femi Adebayo, Charles Inojie & More Receive City People Awards

This year’s City People Awards which went down on Sunday night, September 16 at the Balmoral Event Center, Ikeja, Lagos had Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Femi Adebayo, Charles Inojie amongst other talented actors as winners. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde was awarded as the Movie Icon of the Year, while Charles Inojie, the face behind the popular viral video of…

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