A father of three, who was arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command, while at the verge of sneaking 20 bags of cement from a factory in Agbado area of Lagos, has blamed his action on his desperation to raise money for accommodation. The 35-year-old Abiola Hamzat, who works as a Supervisor in the company, was arrested...Read more
The Supreme Court on Friday struck out a suit filed by the Federal Government seeking an order wresting the control and management of its land in Lagos State from the state government, reports Punch.
The unanimous judgement was delivered by a five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour. In the judgement, the Supreme Court struck out the Federal Government’s suit after upholding...Read more
About a week after the Federal Government announced the release of N72bn as its counterpart fund for the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, the Export-Import Bank of China has approved $1.275bn (about N408bn) loan for the project on behalf of the Chinese government. While Nigeria is to bear 15 per cent of the cost of the project, China will shoulder 85 per cent...Read more
A 51-year-old businessman, Ayobami Oyedutan, and his extra-marital lover have been killed by the estranged boyfriend of the woman. The scorned man attacked the duo at a beer parlour in Ijaiye area of Lagos State. He reportedly sprayed them with petrol and set them on fire. reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Witnesses told NAN that the incident happened on Sunday at the woman’s beer parlour...Read more