Tag: Ikorodu

tosin adesinaApril 10, 2018

This school in Lajo is a confirmation that Lagos is not working for all

This is Lajo community secondary school igbogbo Ikorodu, this school is way below standard for schools in Lagos STATE. @AkinwunmiAmbode ...

tosin adesinaDecember 26, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Ibidunni Ighodalo just redefined Christmas and it’s awesome

At a time some Nigerians are still wondering what Christmas would look like considering the economic hardship and the prevailing ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 12, 2017

Police arrest 4 ‘badoo boys’ for allegedly killing woman, son, pastor

The Nigerian Police, Lagos Command, has arrested two suspected members of a ritual cult, Badoo, in connection with the killing of a ...

Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VI: Fetish sacrifices in Ikorodu and the real hustlers of Mile 12

“See that one” he said, nudging me with his elbow. He was using his eyes, to avoid drawing attention as ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

How we stopped badoo killings in Ikorodu – Lawmaker

A Lagos lawmaker, Sanai Agunbiade (Ikorodu 1 Constituency) Friday, recalled how he mobilised various stakeholders in ending ritual killings in Ikorodu ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2017

Lagos Police demolish 5 shrines in Ikorodu

The Lagos State Police Command has discovered and destroyed shrines used by kidnappers and ritualists in the Ikorodu area of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

Police, Badoo suspect give conflicting information on suspect’s whereabouts

A disagreement ensued on Tuesday between the Lagos State Police Command and a 51-year-old resident of Magodo Phase II, Alhaji ...

AzeezJuly 31, 2017

Police discovers Badoo cult shrine in Ikorodu

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday uncovered a shrine allegedly belonging to the deadly Badoo gang in Agbowa area ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 31, 2017

Couple, two children dead as Badoo boys strike again

When peace was thought to have returned to Ikorodu, Lagos, the notorious ritual cult, Badoo, has rekindled panic in residents. The ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 12, 2017

131 suspected “badoo boys”, cultists apprehended in Ikorodu

About 131 suspected members of badoo boys and cultists were Tuesday, reportedly arrested in Ikorodu, Lagos, by a joint security ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

How hunger and inequality feeds ‘Badoo’

by Alexander O. Onukwue What sane person ventures into the business of selling a handkerchief soaked in blood? The answer ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2017

Police arrest 87 suspected ‘Badoo boys’, declare 20 wanted

The Lagos State Police Command, in collaboration with other security agencies and local security volunteers have arrested 87 suspected ‘Badoo ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

Badoo Boys: How valid identification by the Police will help

by Alexander O. Onukwue An MC, named Chinedu Paul, had just met two of the more recognised players in the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2017

We’ll flush out Badoo boys, they’re not invincible – Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has said Thursday that the ritual cult, ‘Badoo’ will be flushed out as they ...

AzeezJuly 4, 2017

Badoo killings: Police order Ikorodu residents to carry identity cards

The Lagos State Police command has warned residents of Ikorodu and its environs to always have a means of identification. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

Over 100 ‘badoo boys’ arrested as Police, OPC raid gangs’ hideouts

Police officers, alongside members of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) on Saturday, reportedly raided different hideouts of the criminal gang in ...

Op-ed EditorJune 30, 2017

Opinion: Afenifere, OPC, what are you doing about the Badoo boys killings?

by Ademuyiwa Adebola Taofeek Hunting for a house in Lagos can sometimes be more difficult than getting a well in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

‘Badoo boys’ reportedly break pastor’s head with mortar

Cult members, suspected to be ‘Badoo boys’ have reportedly attacked a minister with the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Wale ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

Badoo boys wipe out family, take out pregnant woman’s foetus

Badoo Boys attacked again in Ikorodu, Lagos, killing a man, his pregnant wife and two children. One of the children, ...

ItunuoluwaMay 5, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Lagos government denies demolishing Ikorodu market

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The Lagos Government has denied reports that it was involved in the demolition of Sabo market on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Lagos to dethrone traditional rulers for kidnapping

by Dolapo Adelana The Lagos State Government on Friday vowed to dethrone any traditional ruler found aiding kidnappers in the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 19, 2017

Lagos Police demolish criminal hideouts in Ikorodu

by Dolapo Adelana Security operatives from the Lagos State Police Command deployed to the riverine area of the Ishawo Community ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 10, 2017

How militants killed Army captain, 4 policemen in Ikorodu – Police Commissioner

by Dolapo Adelana The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has said the command was working assiduously ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2017

Militants kill 2 soldiers, 5 policemen in Ikorodu

by Dolapo Adelana Militants have returned to the creeks in Ikorodu, Lagos, The Punch reports. On Sunday morning the militants attacked Isawo, ...

AzeezMarch 13, 2017

Residents panic as militants resume operations in Ikorodu

The return of militants in Isawo in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State has left residents in panic. The militants, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 30, 2016

Gunmen assassinate family of 6 in Lagos

Yet to be identified gunmen on Thursday murdered a family of six in the Igbogbo Community in Ikorodu, Lagos, The Sun reports. ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 6, 2016

Heavy rainfall disrupts traffic flow in Lagos (PHOTOS)

The rainy season is officially here and it’s wrecking havoc already. Due to the ongoing heavy rainfall, motorists- on their ...

AzeezAugust 1, 2016

Air Force releases video of Arepo aerial attacks on militants’ camp (WATCH)

The Nigerian Air Force has released a video of how its fighter jets destroyed four major camps of suspected militants. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 26, 2016

Kidnappers demand N100m for the release of RCCG pastor

After abducting a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Ikorodu on Sunday just before the start of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2016

Nurse sent to Kirikiri for refusing to pay N100 LAGBUS fare

A 48-year-old nurse has been remanded in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly failing to pay for her trip via a commercial ...

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