Tag: Badagry

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2018

Another tanker explodes in Lagos

Another fuel tanker has exploded along the Lagos Badagry Expressway on Tuesday morning. The Twitter user, Ola Abdulakeem, did not ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos X: Badagry – a town of many firsts held prisoner by history

Badagry sits on one end of Lagos like an ignored elderly woman, whose hands raised nations but time and circumstances ...

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ToluDecember 31, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Lagos state to transform Badagry in the next 18 months, more

Here’s a recap of the activities of Lagos state’s Governor Akinwunmi Ambode this past week. On Wednesday, Governor Ambode was ...

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Isime EseneNovember 19, 2016

Special report: The mob action in Orile is one grisly incident too many

by Usman Alabi Early this week the internet was inundated with a video showing a young man said to be ...

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ToluOctober 29, 2016

Eye on Ambode: Lagos is Africa’s fifth largest economy, Deep seaport project underway in Badagry and more

It’s another edition of Eye on Ambode. Here, we bring to you a recap of some of the week’s activities ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2016

Woman sells 2-year-old daughter for N50,000 in Lagos

A commercial sex worker simply identified as Grace Onome has been arrested by the police for allegedly selling her two-year-old ...

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Ada IgboanugoMay 2, 2015

Tragic: 3 month old baby burnt to death in Lagos

by Chinwe Okafor A fire incident occurred yesterday in Badagry leaving a 3-month-old baby burnt to death. The unfortunate incident ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 13, 2015

Woman, 57, dies in the home of 60-year-old lover

by Temitope Onitiju A 57-year- old woman, Bonu Fiaret, allegedly died in her lover’s apartment on Friday, January 2, in Badagry, Lagos. ...

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SolaSeptember 17, 2014

This woman abandoned her husband, three kids for armed robbery

by S’ola Filani A 27-year-old Victoria Amodu and her partner, Ahmed Isiaka, who were part of five-man robbery gang operating ...

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YEditorSeptember 17, 2014

Please switch to cooking gas – Lagos pleads with residents

by Adedayo Ademuwagun The Lagos state government is urging residents of the state to cook with gas cookers instead of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

I want to kill him | 5-year-old girl says after being raped by 22-year-old man

by Azubuike Azikiwe Policemen of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba, Lagos, have arrested a 22-year-old man for raping ...

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July 17, 2014

BUSTED: 15 suspected vandals arrested by NSCDC in Lagos

by Kolapo Olapoju 15 suspected pipeline vandals arrested in Badagry were paraded by the Lagos State Command of the Nigeria ...

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March 27, 2014

Making a difference: Worship For Change 4.0 raises over N3 million for orphanages

by Akintomiwa Agbaje     Worship for Change which is in furtherance of her social entrepreneurship effort, has directly and positively ...

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January 10, 2014

Sad news: One Ejigbo assault victim dies, OPC men suspected

by ‘Jola Sotubo Barely 2 days  after the Lagos House of Assembly placed a bounty on their attackers, one of ...

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January 10, 2014

Sign Fireman murder case: My son is a demon-possessed liar – Suspect’s mother opens up

by ‘Jola Sotubo The allegation of involvement in the ritual murder of a young girl levelled against Ofuche Ukoha aka ...

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November 13, 2013

Wickedness: Man in court for pouring hot water on former lover in Badagry

by Adeola Balogun A man who allegedly poured hot water on his former lover has been arrested by police and ...

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October 20, 2013

#ToWhomItMayConcern: Lagos-Badagry Expressway to be closed to traffic today

by ‘Jola Sotubo Following announcements to that effect, the Lagos-Badagry Expressway will be closed-off today to enable construction activities take ...

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September 17, 2013

Boy, 16, found in Oyo after escaping from suspected ritualists

by Adeola Balogun A 16-year-old boy has been reunited with his family in Lagos after escaping from the hands of ...

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May 10, 2013

Why are the World Bank and IMF praising us? – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze “An attack on the King’s soldier is an attack on the King himself.” The above statement was ...

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May 8, 2013

Ife Adebayo: The hunger for change is the power of the APC (Y! Politico)

by Ife Adebayo What we have now is a national shift in political advisers; Nigerians are tired of listening to ...

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January 30, 2013

Reign of terror: Armed robbers return to Lagos-Badagry Road, terrorise commuters

Armed bandits are back at Agric-Volks end of the Mile 2 – Badagry Expressway after about a year of respite ...

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November 24, 2012

“I sell human heads to churches and others for N7,500” – Joshua Akindele, confessed cannibal

  by Isi Esene Joshua Akindele, 56, a confessed cannibal was recently caught by a vigilante group in collaboration with ...

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November 22, 2012

Tragedy in Badagry: Container falls off trailer crushing car occupant to death

by Isi Esene A container on the back of a trailer yesterday fell on a Mazda car on the Lagos-Badagry ...

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August 20, 2012

“We need to return to Sango”(!) – Traditional ruler blames Christians andMuslims for Nigeria’s problems

by Isi Esene Mr. Possu Awarawuru, one of the seven white cap chiefs of the Akran of Badagry Kingdom, Wheno ...

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July 24, 2012

Man docked for stealing from an accident victim

by Isi Esene A lot of you will find this absurd but Bartholomew Mbatuonu, 32, has been arraigned before an ...

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