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    Triple Wahala For Dead Body And The Owner?

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    In most cases, many of those bereaved do not see autopsy as a necessity. They prefer to collect the corpse and bury it, especially Muslims. But it has been alleged that sometimes some unscrupulous policemen demand bribe as ‘money for autopsy’ from either the family of a suspect or that of the deceased. In some…

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    Train Crushes Man’s Hand, Leg In Lagos

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    A man has escaped death by the whiskers as a moving train crushed his leg and hand, at Ajayi Farm bus-stop, opposite Adegbola street, in Ikeja area of Lagos State, yesterday. LEADERSHIP gathered that the victim was crossing the railway but unknown to him a train was moving closer to him. Some sympathisers at the…

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    FG Enforces No-work-no-Pay Policy At LUTH

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    Implementation of the Federal Government’s ‘no work no pay’ policy is in effect at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, Lagos. It was gathered that over 500 nurses have forfeited five weeks salaries and about 20 doctors, two weeks salaries, following their participation in an industrial action. The nurses, under the aegis of…

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  • Armed Hoodlums Rob, Vandalize Vehicles In Lagos

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    There was pandemonium at Boundary market environs, in Ajegunle area of Lagos State, yesterday, when about 100 armed gangsters attacked people and vandalized many vehicles. The hoodlums whose aim was alleged to be massive robbery were said to have robbed victims at Ojora, Iyalode, Baale, Olowojeunjeje Streets, respectively, and Boundary Road, between 8am and 9am….

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    In Lagos Wells Brim With Oil, Not Water

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    A Lagos State-based syndicate which specialises in breaking NNPC pipelines, connect hose to it, from which they pump petroleum products into the wells, dug in residential premises has flourished in the illegal business until recently when they ran out of luck . MATTHEW DIKE and GEORGE OKOJIE give account of the oil theft. The presence…

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    Police Arrest 12 Officers Over Misconduct

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    Lagos State police command has arrested 12 policemen from different places in the metropolis for one case of misconduct or the other. Speaking during a press briefing held at the Police Command headquarters, Ikeja, the commissioner of police in charge of the command, Mr.FataiOwoseni said the men would be investigated before anyone found culpable would…

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  • Incest: Man Impregnates 16- year- old Sister

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    A 26- year- old man has thrown decorum to the wind by impregnating his 16-year- old sister at Shibiri, in Ajagbandi area of Lagos State. The mini-bus driver identified as one Rotimi Oriade was said to have impregnated his only sister who lives in the same one room apartment with him. The pregnancy alleged to…

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    How ‘Okada’ Riders Facilitate Criminal Activities In Nigeria

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    The increasing wave at which motorcycle riders perpetrate crimes, using their machines as the easiest and safest means to escape is worrisome. Many gunmen had after killing, escaped, using their bikes. Some have been robbing and escaping, using motorcycles. MATTHEW DIKE, looks at the scenarios, the victims and the effect of commercial motorcycle riders plying…

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