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Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode suspends NURTW activities in Oshodi over recent violent attacks

Following the violence that led to the death of a leader of Motorcycle Operators’ Association of Lagos State (MOALS) in Oshodi, Rasaq Bello popularly known as Hamburger, the Lagos state Government today suspended activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in all the seven branches in the area indefinitely. The affected branches are LOB A, LOB D, ... Read More »

Singer, The Weeknd donates $100,000 to Medical Center in Uganda

Canadian singer and songwriter, The Weeknd has donated  $100,000 to the Suubi Health Center, a maternity and children’s medical facility located in Budondo, Uganda, to help fund a new clinic According to E! News, the “Starboy” singer was motivated to make a donation because of French Montana’s work to raise awareness for the health center through Global Citizen, a social ... Read More »

Yahaya Bello Is Suffering From Chronic Madness & It’s The Prelude To His Final Destruction – Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, has come again for Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello saying he is suffering from chronic madness which will soon destroy him. This is coming after the senator alleged that Bello sponsored a large number of his constituents to demand his recall. In a post on his Instagram page, the lawmaker wrote; Well, like the ... Read More »

Photo: Pilgrim Arrested At MMIA On Her Way To Saudi With Cocaine

Oluwayemisi Modinat

In this holy month of Ramadan when every true muslim is expected to shun every form of sin, a pilgrim from Kwara State has been arrested for trying to smuggle cocaine to Saudi Arabia. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested a 54-year old single mother of four at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos with ... Read More »

14 Feared Killed, Six Abducted As Cultists Strike In Rivers

Gov. Wike

About 14 persons have allegedly been killed in Sime-Tai Community, Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State, following an invasion of the area on Thursday night by gunmen suspected to be cultists. It was gathered that unknown gunmen invaded the community, shooting sporadically; a development that left many dead while several others had bullet wounds. A source within the area, ... Read More »

My Experience As Waiter Made Me A Good Thief- Suspect


For the last three years, 38-year-old Augustine Joseph and his accomplice, 49-year-old George Ijie, had targeted event centres in Lagos, in a stealing spree, which the police put a stop to recently. Saturday Punch learnt that the duo had at different times hit event centres in the state pretending to be ushers, journalists or guests. Joseph in his statement to ... Read More »

Secret Recruitment Scandal Rocks Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation


As millions of young Nigerians continue to roam the streets in search of elusive jobs in both the public and private sectors, a major recruitment scam is rocking the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation ( NDIC) where about 132 new employees have been recruited secretly. The recruitment, Saturday Telegraph learnt was conducted without the corporation advertising the jobs even if for ... Read More »

Court issues bench warrant against Lekki Gardens’ contractor.. fixes June 14 for arraignment of firm’s MD, others

Read the press statement by the Lagos State Ministry of Justice below… A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Thursday issued bench warrant for the arrest of a contractor of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Mr Sola Olumofe for failing to appear before the court on two consecutive occasions to stand trial in connection with a building collapse in Lekki area ... Read More »

Missing police officer was buried alive on the order of a traditional ruler in Lagos

Musa Sunday, the detective attached to the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State Police Command, who has been missing since last November has been found buried in a shallow grave in Ibeju Lekki. It’s been discovered that Inspector Sunday, was abducted, tortured and later buried alive while on illegal duty, guarding a land under dispute at Ibeju Lekki. ... Read More »