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Police warn protesters planning to block Third Mainland Bridge (Guardian)

The Lagos State police command yesterday warned some protesters planning to block the Third Mainland Bridge and other critical public infrastructure in the state over the new Land Use Charge (LUC), saying any attempt to breach public peace would be…

‘I am not pleased with the current state of Yoruba music’- Fuji legend K1 De Ultimate

Few days after he marked his 61st birthday, Fuji musician King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall popularly known as K1 De Ultimate has revealed his discontent with the present state of Yoruba music. He was speaking as part of a panel that…

18 die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash –TRACE (Punch)

Eighteen persons reportedly died on Sunday in a multiple accident at the Alapako/Ogunmakin, Ogun State end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The victims were travelling to Lagos from Ibadan, Oyo State, in a Mazda commercial bus, with the number plate, KJA…

*Obasanjo meets Kwankwaso, Duke, Agbakoba, 35 parties in Lagos (Punch) * Ambode, others for International Day of Happiness (Nation)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MARCH 18, 2018 Obasanjo meets Kwankwaso, Duke, Agbakoba, 35 parties in Lagos (Punch) Former President Olusegun Obasanjo; the immediate past Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and some political parties have been meeting as part…

CAC General Evangelist Abiara to remarry at 75 (Nation)

About two years after the demise of his wife, the General Overseer of Christ Apostolic Church, Vineyard of Comfort popularly known as CAC Agbala Itura, Prophet Samuel Kayode Abiara yesterday said he is prepared to re-marry. The cleric made the…

Ambode shuts Ojota dumpsite, cites health concern (Guardian)

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has explained that the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota was shut because the location posed a health risk to residents of the area. Ambode spoke on Friday while addressing scavengers and other workers following a recent…

Police rescue 8 children from Lagos baby factory (Leadership)

Operatives of the Gender Section of the Lagos State Police Command have stormed a baby factory where children were allegedly bought and sold as goods in Lagos. They have also rescued eight children from the facility. The baby factory known…

4 Kwara Poly students killed as epileptic driver crashes into trailer after seizure (Tribune)

A taxi driver suffering from epilepsy reportedly rammed his cab into an oncoming trailer, which ran over the taxi and instantly killed all five occupants, including the driver in Ilorin, Kwara State on Saturday. It was gathered that the four…

*Lagos govt set for showdown with herders, others (Vanguard) * Scores arrested over ethnic violence in Lagos (Tribune)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MARCH 17, 2018 Lagos govt set for showdown with herders, others (Vanguard) Amid wide condemnation against proposed grazing zone for herdsmen across the federation, the Lagos State Government, yesterday, said that the ban placed on unauthorised …

Two feared killed as Yoruba, Hausa clash in Lagos (Punch)

  Two persons were feared killed after Yoruba and Hausa youths clashed at Gida Panli, Kotomola, in the New Garage area of Ojota, Lagos State. It was learnt that the clash broke out on Thursday after a Hausa youth reportedly…

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