Tag: Festac

AzeezDecember 13, 2017

20 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes in Lagos (PHOTOS)

At least 20 vehicles were burnt after a tanker laden with fuel fell and exploded in Festac on Wednesday. See ...

AzeezDecember 13, 2017

Tanker explodes, 20 vehicles burnt in Festac

A tanker laden with petrol has fallen on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos state, burning at ...

Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos IX: Oshodi, Festac, Okota, and the undertones of ethnic tensions

It is nearly noon on a bright Saturday and Alhaja (Mrs.) Gilani looks like her day is in slow motion. ...

ItunuoluwaJune 20, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ikoyi, Banana Island, Festac and Trade Fair belong to LASG – Okunnu

Former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu on Tuesday expressed sadness over the current status of the ...

AzeezFebruary 21, 2017

‘Gunmen abduct army lieutenant in Lagos’

by Azeez Adeniyi A lieutenant of the Nigerian Army has been kidnapped by suspected militants at Abule Ado area of ...

ToluNovember 5, 2016

Experience an amazing treat at the Festac Food Fair this November

Festac is set to experience an amazing treat as FestacOnline, a community-based platform announces the Festac Food Fair 2016. In ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 29, 2016

Man stabbed to death after winning lottery

A 35-year-old man met his untimely death when his was stabbed in the FESTAC town area of Lagos state, The Punch ...

AzeezJuly 28, 2016

Police arraigns man for raping 7-year-old girl

The police has arrested a trader at a market in Festac town, Ikechukwu Alu for the alleged abduction and rape ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 29, 2016

Nigerian soldiers beat up lawyer for making a suggestion (VIDEO)

A video showing some soldiers of the Nigerian Army battering a Lagos-based lawyer at 7th Avenue, FESTAC Town, Lagos State, ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 9, 2016

How I endured 10 years of battery from my ‘homosexual’ husband (WATCH)

After 10 painful years of enduring beatings from her husband, Gloria Izuakor, a mother of three children, says she’s had ...

Janeth JOctober 13, 2015

Robbers in military fatigues raid 3 banks in Festac, engage Police in gun battle

Robbers clad in military uniforms engaged the police in a gun battle, during the raid of three banks on 4th ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 9, 2015

It was a slip of the tongue, forgive him – Some Yoruba monarchs are finally doing the right thing

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the threat of the Oba of Lagos against the Igbos in the state, series of reactions ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

“He raped her for 6 months” – Journalist nabbed for defiling 11-year-old girl

by Jewel Stephen A man who claims to be a freelance journalist has been arraigned for raping an 11-year-old girl over the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 21, 2014

Is 2face building third ‘Rumors’ nightclub on the Island?

by Kolapo Olapoju Unconfirmed reports say that pop icon, 2face Idibia is working on the third franchise of his nightclub, ‘Rumors’. ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 9, 2014

2face and Wizkid perform together for the first time at ‘Rumors’ nightclub (PHOTOS)

by Damilola Jagun   Before now, two of Nigeria’s most talented artistes had never performed together. Pop stars, 2face Idibia and ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 15, 2014

Nigerian man arraigned for raping foreigner in Festac

by Kolapo Olapoju A Nigerian man, Fabian Anyanwu, has been arraigned for allegedly assaulting and raping a 22-year-old Cameroonian lady. ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 7, 2014

How man strangled his mother-of-5 lover to death, stole her car and gave ‘thanksgiving’ in church (PICTURED)

by Kolapo Olapoju   A 31-year-old man, who allegedly strangled Njideka Lizzy Nzewe, his 39-year-old business woman lover to death ...

November 21, 2013

Cynthia Osokogu murder: I was tortured to admit killing her – Suspect

The prime suspect in the murder of Cynthia Osokogu, Okwumo Nwbufo, on Wednesday told a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, that ...

September 4, 2013

Revealed: Why ‘Young Shall Grow’ transport boss was attacked in FESTAC

by ‘Jola Sotubo New details have come to light regarding the circumstances which led to the attempted assassination of “Young ...

August 29, 2013

4 people dead as ‘Young Shall Grow’ boss escapes assassination in FESTAC

by ‘Jola Sotubo Wednesday the 28th of August 2013 will go into the history books for “Young Shall Grow” boss, ...

August 7, 2013

BIZARRE: Policeman kills one, injures pregnant woman, 3 others in Lagos

The Police in Festival town, Lagos, yesterday, arrested a mobile policeman for indiscriminate shooting and killing of a barber, while ...

May 25, 2013

Cynthia Osokogu killing: Her mouth was stuffed with hair net and weave-on attachment – Pathologist

by Isi Esene More details have emerged on how Cynthia Osokogu, was killed by two men she met on Facebook. ...

May 1, 2013

Temiloluwa Adebayo: Unplayed symphony (Y! Superblogger)

She will need to be patient with me because I will move on and she will turn out to be ...

March 14, 2013

It won’t cost gov’t a dime: FG approves development of new FESTAC Town in Lagos

by Emma Okubenji The Federal Executive Council, on Wednesday, approved the development of phase II of FESTAC town in Lagos ...

January 16, 2013

2 men arraigned for gang-raping a woman and taking her nude photos

The Nigerian police in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, have arrested two friends, Emeka Paul, 26 and Chibuzor Esowole, 27 for ...

November 11, 2012

Opinion: Gays are here to stay

by hounge Given all these variables, I believe it’s only a matter of time before the law becomes favourably disposed ...

November 2, 2012

Opinion: A microwave may be what you need to attract more customers

by Nnadozie Egeonu To them, it is bring our food hot and we will pay anything. She is attracting more ...

October 5, 2012

“Had I married earlier, I wouldn’t be a kidnapper” – Female suspect explains

by Isi Esene Ngozi Onuonwu, 36, who was arrested as a member of a kidnapping syndicate in Lagos said she ...

September 9, 2012

Cynthia Osokogu’s burial: Autopsy concluded, why body was withheld by police

by Isi Esene A police source privy to investigations into the alleged rape and murder of Cynthia Osokogu, the post-graduate ...

September 8, 2012

“Cynthia’s untimely death is a clear case of betrayal of trust” – Gov. Uduaghan

by Isi Esene The governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan yesterday advised Nigerian youth to positively exploit the benefits of ...

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