April fool’s joke? Lekki toll collection resumes April 1

Eighteen months after the bloody end of the #EndSARS protest, Lekki Concession Company (LCC) has announced that toll collection will recommence at the Ikoyi link bridge on April 1. LCC Managing Director, Yomi Omomuwasan announced that commuters will not pay…

Uniform for Journalists: A special birthday shout-out -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Today is my birthday, and I have been specially requested by some buddies to reiterate my call for all Nigerian journalists to have a uniform.  Actually, there is this friend of mine, a very evil wag named Vitone, who keeps…

Lagos Endsars Panel releases list of casualties at Lekki Tollgate

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses and Other Matters (Lagos EndSARS Panel), has released a list of forty-eight casualties from the Lekki Tollgate incident. Anyone with emotion will always have goose…

*Air Force officials on BRT lane kill Lagos artist, offer family N200,000 (Punch)*Seme border closure a disservice to south West –Gani Adams (Sun)

Air Force officials on BRT lane kill Lagos artist, offer family N200,000 (Punch) The family of an artist, Ifeanyi Kalu, has been thrown into mourning after personnel of the Nigerian Air Force, accused of driving on the Bus Rapid Transit…

*Sales rep arraigned for allegedly stealing 160 crates of beer (Punch)*#EndSARS Anniversary: celebrities, youths hold memorial procession at Lekki Tollgate (Channels)

Sales rep arraigned for allegedly stealing 160 crates of beer (Punch) A 33-year-old sales representative, Funmi Willoughby was on Wednesday docked in a Badagry Magistrates’Court for allegedly stealing 160 crates of beer worth N357,100. The police charged Willoughby, whose address…

#ENDSARS Memorial: Police arrest 2, screen people to prevent gathering at Lekki Toll Gate

The police in Lagos State early on Wednesday arrested two persons,including a protester, at the Lekki Toll Gate Plaza. The state police command also deployed more than 25 trucks and hundreds of personnel as parts of the measures to prevent…

#EndSARS: Lagos panel ends sitting, compensates 25 victims

The Lagos Judicial Panel  probing cases of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) abuses and other related matters in the state ended its sitting yesterday. It ended its sitting compensating not lesser than 25 victims of police brutality with cheques…

*I’ll never leave my baby daddy to become a wife – Uche Ogbodo (Nation)*Anxiety, fear as “Defend Lagos” rally to counter #EndSARS memorial protest (Nation)

I’ll never leave my baby daddy to become a wife – Uche Ogbodo (Nation) Actress Uche Ogbodo has stated she will never leave her baby daddy to become someone else’s wife. The film star while in a question and answer…

Police arrest 18 protesters at Lekki tollgate

No fewer than 18  protesters have been arrested by security operatives at the Lekki toll gate on Saturday. One of the coordinators of #OccupyLekkiTollgate, Kunle Ajayi, confirmed this to our correspondent. Ajayi told our correspondent that the protesters were detained…

#DefendLagos: Youths plan counter-protest at Lekki tollgate

Youths have announced plans to organise a counter-protest at the Lekki tollgate on Saturday, February 13. This is coming a few hours after some youths took to Twitter to call for a protest against the reopening of the Lekki tollgate.…

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