Govt alerts Lagos residents of more flooding as sea water level rises

PARTS of Lagos State may record more flooding soon owing to the rise of water sea level; the State government has warned residents. The lagoon is said to be having difficulty   discharging water into the ocean causing backflow into the drainage channels. But Environment and Water Resources Commissioner Tunji Bello says officials of the state are working on different measures to remove the constriction and blockades ease free easy passage for the resultant flooding. The state Government is also in talks with the officials of the Ogun Osun River Basin…

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Man dies during marathon sex in Lagos hotel

A 36-year old man has died in Surulere, Lagos while having marathon sex with his lover, named Chima. According to Punch Newspaper, the man named Nwosu and her lover, Chima went to Alfredo Suites around 10pm to have ‘some good time’, when suddenly he started gasping for air during sex. Chima, who was jolted by her lover’s condition, rushed out of the room to alert the receptionist and obthers at the hotel to the development. It was learnt that the manager of the hotel, Uche Ejionye, in company with other…

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AGAIN! Container Falls Off Truck Crushing Many People In Lagos

 Many people were trapped and killed in Lagos on Sunday as a container fell off a truck onto a Bus Rapid Transit lane on Ikorodu Road. Eyewitnesses told Punch that the accident occurred around 8.30 pm at the Agric area of Ikorodu. The truck, which was heading for Ikorodu, was said to be conveying an unlatched container. As of 9 pm, eyewitnesses said many persons were trapped underneath the container. The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr. Femi Oke-Osayintolu, who confirmed the accident, said he had yet to…

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VIDEO: IKEDC officials on disconnection duty flee as retired military officer came out threatening with gun

A video is currently making the rounds on social media, showing the moment a supposed retired military officer pulled his gun on staff of Ikeja Electric Distribution Company(IKEDC) who had gone to his house for official assignment in Fatai Animashaun Street, Magodo, area of Lagos state. The IKEDC staffs were left with no choice but to take to their heels as the man threatened to gun them down. Confirming the incident, Felix Ofulue, IKEDC Head of Corporate Communications, said; “The victims who are members of the Revenue Protection Team of…

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LOGJAM: Motorists happy as LASTMA, others clear Iponri Bus Stop of articulated vehicles

With the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority clearing Iponri Bust Stop on Funso Williams Avenue, Lagos of the indiscriminately parked articulated vehicles impounded by traffic management agencies, motorists on the route say they are now relieved of the daily gridlock on the road.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Police, LASTMA and other agencies had turned Iponri Bus Stop in Surulere, Lagos into a junkyard for vehicles they impound, which created severe problems for motorists and commuters.Tokunbo Oladele, a driver plying Costain-Lawanson route, told NAN that he was happy…

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Truck with 123 men, 48 bikes intercepted by Lagos taskforce

Lagos State Environment Sanitation and Special Offenses Taskforce on Friday intercepted a truck laden with 48 motorcycles and 123 men coming from Jigawa State. The truck was seized, following a tip off by members of the public who raised security concern about the manner with which the occupants of the truck conducted themselves. After the interception, the truck and its occupants were moved to the office of the Taskforce in Oshodi for interrogation. Chairman of Lagos State Taskforce, Mr Yinka Egbeyemi, said the trailer was accosted in the wee hours…

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Woman claims miscarriage to husband, then sells baby for N500k

In what comes as quite shocking news, the Imo state police command has arrested and paraded a certain Chinasa Ukaonu, for selling her baby for N500k after delivery.  Chinasa who is a housewife set her plan to sell her baby in motion after she told her husband Promise Ukaonu, that she was going to stay with her brother for a while at Mbaitoli in the 8-month of her pregnancy. However, after sending over a message of losing the pregnancy shortly after, Chinasa turned up at a baby factory where two…

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Tenant rapes, strangles landlady in Ekiti

The police have launched a manhunt for a yet-to-be identified commercial motorcyclist popularly called okada , who on Thursday allegedly raped and killed a  middle aged woman, Mrs Bukola Olarewaju in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital. The suspect was alleged to have broken into the woman’s room located at Olorunda area of the state capital with a cutlass and forcibly perpetrated the dastard act. The mother of three was raped and strangled by the suspect identified as her tenant. It was said that the suspect who was a tenant to the…

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Brave 6yr old Girl Escapes from Knife-Wielding Kidnapper, Identifies him

It was a case of bravery as six-year-old Feranmi Bukola escaped being killed by her abductor on Thursday. Feranmi was abducted in her house while sleeping beside her mother, Daily Trust reports. The suspect, who was later identified by Feranmi to be a neighbour, covered Feranmi’s mouth to prevent her from raising the alarm. Narrating her ordeal, Feranmi said she was shocked when they got outside of the house and the man brought out a knife to kill her. She shouted, and the suspect ran away. Her mother, Mrs. Mary Jumai…

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Man divorces wife for poisoning his food

The President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Ademola Odunade, on Friday dissolved a three-year-old marriage between a businessman, Sherif Adesola and wife, Damilola, over alleged poisoning and adultery. Odunade held that the relationship between Sherif and Damilola has been irreparably damaged. He gave custody of the two-year-old child to Damilola and ordered Sherif to pay a monthly allowance of N5,000 for the child’s upkeep. Sherif had earlier begged that their marriage should be dissolved. He said, “I want the divorce because I escaped death when Damilola poisoned my…

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