Post Tagged with: "Lagos"

Nigeria lifts hijab ban on Muslim girls at Lagos schools

July 24, 2016 10:59 am
Nigeria lifts hijab ban on Muslim girls at Lagos schools

Two students are seen attending a class in the Adamawa state capital, Yola, in Nigeria, May 8, 2015. (Photo by AFP) An appeals court in Nigeria has ruled against a ban on Nigerian Muslim girls to wear the headscarf to schools in the southwestern state of Lagos. The appeals court […]

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Woman narrates how she was recklessly headbutted by policeman in Lagos

April 28, 2015 4:18 pm
Woman narrates how she was recklessly headbutted by policeman in Lagos

Ladie Bello (left) shared her story on Instagram with a picture of the policeman she alleged attacked her (right). Her story below (I found a bit of it funny tho. The part about her carrying a wheel spanner ‘This policeman’s name is Kasimu Abdullahi. He was deflating my tyre & […]

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Chimamanda Adichie says that the words of Oba Rilwan Akiolu,Oba of Lagos matters

April 11, 2015 2:27 am
Chimamanda Adichie says that the words of Oba Rilwan Akiolu,Oba of Lagos matters

A response to the Oba of Lagos over his threat to Igbos from award winning writer, Chimamanda Adichie. Chimamanda says the Oba’s words are quite disturbing. Read below… A few days ago, the Oba of Lagos threatened Igbo leaders. If they did not vote for his governorship candidate in Lagos, […]

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Young man with earphone crushed to death by train in Lagos

April 8, 2015 3:50 pm
Young man with earphone crushed to death by train in Lagos

An unidentified young man with earphone on, was killed this morning April 8th by a passenger train at Cappa area of Oshodi, Lagos. A Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who was inside the train reports that the man was standing on the rail track oblivious to the […]

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Buhari appeals to Igbos in Lagos – ‘It is in your interest that you vote for APC’

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Buhari appeals to Igbos in Lagos – ‘It is in your interest that you vote for APC’

Following the uproar that arose from the recent anti-Igbo remarks by the Oba of Lagos, President-elect, Gen. Buhari has appealed to Igbos in Lagos state to bury the hatchet and vote for APC in the April 11th governorship election in their own interest, saying they will benefit from his government […]

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Nigerian twitter users respond to Oba of Lagos with hilarious Lagoon tags & tweets

April 7, 2015 10:24 am
Nigerian twitter users respond to Oba of Lagos with hilarious Lagoon tags & tweets

Nigerians have no respect, trolling the Oba of Lagos…lol. A lot of people had an opinion about the Oba’s comments yesterday and some of them were hilarious. Check out the tweets & memes used to show defiance, mockery to the threats made by the traditional head yesterday.  

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Hackers in Nigeria planting fraud devices to collect pins & ATM card data

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Hackers in Nigeria planting fraud devices to collect pins & ATM card data

ATMs located in highbrow areas in Lagos particularly in Victoria Island and Lekki, might have been compromised following reports of hackers planting fraud devices on some machines so as to get the pin codes and other details of the ATM cards of unsuspecting users and use them to carry out […]

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Photo: Reckless pastor arrested for stealing from various churches in Lagos

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Photo: Reckless pastor arrested for stealing from various churches in Lagos

45 year pastor Tope Kolawole pictured above has been arrested by the Lagos state Police command after a failed attempt to rob a church in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos state on March 31st. According to the Lagos state Police command spokesperson, Kenneth Nwosu, the suspect, Pastor Tope, who […]

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Governor Fashola’s son, Demola sends loving message to his mum as she turned 50

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Governor Fashola’s son, Demola sends loving message to his mum as she turned 50

Demola, one of the sons of Governor Babatunde Fashola took to his instagram page this night to honour his mother, Dame Abimbola Fashola as she turned 50 . What he wrote below.. “The 21 years I have spent on this earth would not have been the same without you. We […]

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Press statement of PDP reacting to threat by Oba of Lagos, says anarchy looms

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Press statement of PDP reacting to threat by Oba of Lagos, says anarchy looms

Statement from the PDP, reacting to the audio we all just heard. Read below… The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) condemns in the strongest possible terms the emerging height of political recklessness in Lagos and Ekiti states ahead of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections and calls […]

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Femi Fani-Kayode reacts to Oba of Lagos alleged threat to Igbos, says its ominious and unacceptable

April 6, 2015 5:08 pm
Femi Fani-Kayode reacts to Oba of Lagos alleged threat to Igbos, says its ominious and unacceptable

He shared his thought on the alleged threat on his Facebook wall The Oba of Lagos’ threat against the Igbos in Lagos that if they do not vote for the APC in the governorship elections on Saturday they should be ready for the consequences and that if they don’t vote […]

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Oba of Lagos palace makes further clarification on the statement by the Oba of Lagos

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Oba of Lagos palace makes further clarification on the statement by the Oba of Lagos

Statement from the Oba of Lagos palace regarding a comment attributed to him allegedly threatening the Igbos if they don’t vote for Ambode this Saturday. Read below… My attention has been drawn to a publication in a national newspaper where HRM Oba Riliwanu Akinolu was alleged to have threatened Igbos […]

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Akinwunmi Ambode assures safety of every group in Lagos

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Akinwunmi Ambode assures safety of every group in Lagos

Statement from the office of APC Guber candidate in Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode on the Oba of Lagos alleged threatening statement to the Igbos. Read below… Every group in Lagos will be safe in my hands as governor. I will not discriminate against any religious or ethnic group. It is our […]

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How Dame Abimbola Fashola met Governor Babatunde Fashola at 27

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How Dame Abimbola Fashola met Governor Babatunde Fashola at 27

Dame Abimbola Fashola says she met her husband, the Governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola at a party after his father introduced her to him. She shared their love story with City People mag… “I met my husband at age 27. That was at my best friend’s engagement then. I […]

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Photos: Professor Yemi Osinbajo and wife get accredited in VGC, Lagos

March 28, 2015 1:23 pm
Photos: Professor Yemi Osinbajo and wife get accredited in VGC, Lagos

APC VP candidate, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo pictured above getting accredited at their polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lekki, Lagos, this morning.

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