Lagos factory worker kills friend over N300, flees

A factory worker, Toheeb Kilani, has gone into hiding after allegedly stabbing his colleague, Emmanuel Ojo, to death during an argument over N300 in the Mushin area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro gathered that the duo were returning from somewhere…

Police rescue woman from jungle justice in Lagos

The timely intervention of Police operatives from Olasan Division, Mushin, saved a 53-year-old woman from being lynched by a mob on Thursday in Lagos. The mob had alleged that the woman stole a baby. Mr Benjamin Hundeyin, spokesman of the…

Police avert riot as truck kills masquerade in Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos Police Command on Wednesday prevented violence after a truck crushed a masquerade to death in Mushin. The incident occurred along Isolo road around 2:30 pm. It was learnt that the truck laden with plywood crushed the…

Senate probes Lagos gas explosion

The Senate has begun a probe into the Tuesday’s explosion that rocked Ladipo, Mushin area of Lagos State, leaving five persons dead, with 10 others injured and 12 vehicles and buildings destroyed. The Senate has mandated its Committees on Petroleum…

*Woman locks up five-year-old for six months in Lagos (Punch)*Residents get relief as Lagos clears canal (Guardian)

Woman locks up five-year-old for six months in Lagos (Punch) The police in Lagos State have arrested a 43-year-old woman, Sharon Williams, for allegedly locking up and assaulting her five-year-old nephew, Micheal Ibiyome, for six months. Ibiyome lived with the…

Lagos alerts residents to looming floods

Residents of four local government areas in Lagos State, especially those living on flood plains, were on Thursday told to vacate their homes immediately. Those in 15 other councils also got the warning. Environment and Water Resources Commissioner Tunji Bello…

Tension as youths protest hoodlums’ attacks in Lagos

Armed youths, who protested against alleged attacks by hoodlums known as the One Million Boys, on Monday, threw residents of Mushin, Oworonshoki, Shomolu, Bariga and Isolo areas of Lagos State into panic. PUNCH Metro gathered that the demonstrations in the…

*Gang war in Mushin leaves many injured, shops razed (Guardian) * Resign since you can’t fix economy, Atiku tells Buhari (Punch)

Gang war in Mushin leaves many injured, shops razed (Guardian) In what looked like a scene from a movie, a gang war between two warring cult groups on Asaoku Street, Mushin area of Lagos State yesterday shattered the serenity of…

* Ramadan 2018 : Price of fruits stable in Lagos (Vanguard) * Lagos to re-grass Teslim Balogun, Campus mini stadium to host international matches (Guardian)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MAY 16, 2018   Ramadan 2018 : Price of fruits stable in Lagos (Vanguard) Price of fruits remain stable in Lagos markets in spite of the approach of Ramadan. The fruits, popularly consumed during Ramadan, include…

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