LASTMA official allegedly commits suicide after stabbing his lover to death in Lagos

An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority LASTMA, Emmanuel Mekuri, allegedly killed himself today July 5, after he had stabbed his 37-year-old lover, Patricia Ogunshola, in their apartment around Zoo area, Araromi in Lagos state. A statement released by Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command, said at about 1pm today, men of the Morogbo PoliceContinue reading “LASTMA official allegedly commits suicide after stabbing his lover to death in Lagos”

Ex-governor Abiola Ajimobi died from multiple organ failure due to COVID-19 complications- Lagos Commisioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi

Professor Akin Abayomi, the Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, has revealed that former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, died from multiple organ failure due to COVID-19 complications. The former governor died on Thursday, June 25. In a tweet posted on Friday June 26, the Commissioner for Health said Ajimobi died at the First Cardiologist Consultant,Continue reading “Ex-governor Abiola Ajimobi died from multiple organ failure due to COVID-19 complications- Lagos Commisioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi”

Actress Bose Adewoyin ‘Madam Tinubu’ is dead

Veteran Nollywood actress Bose Adewoyin is dead. The actress who got famous for her role as Madam Tinubu in ‘EFUNROYE TINUBU’ written by Professor Akinwumi Isola and directed by Gbenga Adewusi in 1989, died on Tuesday morning, June 23. Bose who was also on the contingent of the Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture that performed Funmi Odusolu’s famousContinue reading “Actress Bose Adewoyin ‘Madam Tinubu’ is dead”

One missing, three others rescued as boat capsizes in Lagos

One person has been reported missing after a local boat sailing along Lekki shoreline capsized on Tuesday, June 23. According to reports, the boat conveying four men who were on an expedition, was upturned by turbulence. Three of the passengers were rescued after the incident. The General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, confirmed thatContinue reading “One missing, three others rescued as boat capsizes in Lagos”

Single mum allegedly commits suicide in Port Harcourt after posting a cry for help on Facebook

A woman has died by alleged suicide in Port Harcourt after taking to Facebook to post a cry for help that no one took seriously. Princess Folashade Eloho Bello, a single mum-of-one, took to Facebook on June 19 to pour out her heart. She spoke about giving up hope but ended the post with aContinue reading “Single mum allegedly commits suicide in Port Harcourt after posting a cry for help on Facebook”

Nigerian man stabs his fiance to death and then commits suicide in their home in Lekki

A Nigerian man simply identified as Chris, stabbed his fiance to death, and thereafter committed suicide in their home in Victory Park estate in Lagos state on Sunday, June 21. According to residents of the estate, the couple moved into the estate three weeks ago with their two young children. Not much was known aboutContinue reading “Nigerian man stabs his fiance to death and then commits suicide in their home in Lekki”

Abuja pharmacist shot dead by car thieves

An Abuja pharmacist identified as Sunday Ike, has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen who stole his light blue Toyota Camry. The deceased was shot in the head by gunmen who attacked his shop located on 3rd Avenue in Gwarimpa at about 11pm on Friday June 19. FCT police spokesman,  DSP Anjuguri Manzah said operatives who responded toContinue reading “Abuja pharmacist shot dead by car thieves”

Carpenter mistaken for an armed robber killed by mob in Ekiti

Tragedy struck in the Olujoda area of Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Wednesday after a 45-year-old carpenter was killed by a mob who mistook him for an armed robber. According to reports, Olujoda has witnessed a series of robbery attacks in recent times and this has caused residents to be suspicious of every move. EyewitnessesContinue reading “Carpenter mistaken for an armed robber killed by mob in Ekiti”

19-year-old Nigerian woman found dead after going missing in Florida following her tweets about being sexually assaulted

A Nigerian woman who went missing days ago in Florida, after tweeting about being sexually assaulted, has been found dead. 19-year-old Oluwatoyin Salau was last seen in a CCTV footage on June 10 at about 7:03 pm at Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida.  Friends and loved ones took to Twitter, asking people to help find her.Continue reading “19-year-old Nigerian woman found dead after going missing in Florida following her tweets about being sexually assaulted”

Indian passenger dies on board evacuation flight from Lagos

An Indian passenger died on board an Air India evacuation flight from Lagos to Mumbai over the weekend.  The 42-year-old passenger who was seen shivering on board the aircraft, informed the Air India crew that he had malaria when questioned. He was provided with oxygen as he was finding it difficult to breathe, but collapsed and died on boardContinue reading “Indian passenger dies on board evacuation flight from Lagos”