Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Robbers capitalise on Long Bridge gridlock, attack motorists

Robbers have started cashing in on the unending gridlock between the Long Bridge and Berger bus stop on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to dispossess motorists and commuters of their valuables. Our…

Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

Another two-storey building collapsed at Ojuelegba area of Lagos on Thursday evening, 12 days after the collapse of a three-storey building at Magodo Phase 1 in the state. A correspondent…

Lagos to get international airport in April 2020 —FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja pledged to ensure the delivery of a new international airport in Lagos before Easter celebration next year. The government also promised to deliver…

Outrage over alleged plot to arrest undercover journalist

Nigerians yesterday condemned an alleged plot by security operatives to seize investigative journalist, Fisayo Soyombo. The reporter, whose undercover stories exposed corruption in Nigerian police cells and prisons, has since…

Monkeypox hits Lagos, Rivers, Akwa Ibom

Disease control centre confirms 5 new cases, says national response ongoing in partnership with states The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed five news cases of Monkeypox in…

Nigeria’s tech community launches a campaign against alleged police harassment

The tech community in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, is fighting back against what its leaders say is alleged police harassment and extortion of tech workers. The campaign, titled #StopRobbingUs,…

Nigeria has a mental health problem

1 in 4 Nigerians – 50 million people suffering from form of mental illness The Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria is one of only a half-dozen psychiatric centres in…

Man arraigned for sleeping with his four daughters

A 64-year-old man, Bassey Archibong, of No. 10 Kunle Dipo Street, Majidun, Owutu, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has been arraigned for having carnal knowledge of his four…

Confusion over Customs’ clampdown on auto dealers

Customs warning stickers placed on some of the car marts that were sealed off at Ojodu Berger, Lagos on October 3