Tag "Epe"

    One shot dead as protesters burn police van in front of Lekki Shoprite

One shot dead as protesters burn police van in front of Lekki Shoprite

A yet to be identified person has been shot dead outside the Shoprite premises around Jakande, Lekki area of Lagos state.  A witness whom described the victim as a protester said he was killed after an angry mob set a police van on fire during a protest on Tuesday. Aggrieved persons had stormed the complex located on the Lekki-Epe expressway, chanting violent [...]

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    PHOTOS: Epe residents attack EFCC outside Ambode’s residence

PHOTOS: Epe residents attack EFCC outside Ambode’s residence

Some residents of Epe in Lagos attacked officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) outside the residence of Akinwunmi Ambode, a former governor of the state. The EFCC agents had visited the residence of Ambode in Epe and Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday. In a video shared on social media, some youth were seen in front of the residence of the [...]

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    Buhari wins in Ambode’s local government

Buhari wins in Ambode’s local government

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos, has successfully delivered Epe local government to President Muhammadu Buhari. The final results collated and announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) also showed that the APC candidates for the national assembly positions also won in the local government. The APC polled 17,710 votes across the 19 wards in the local government, while PDP got 13, [...]

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    One killed, 10 injured during APC primary election in Epe

One killed, 10 injured during APC primary election in Epe

One person was reportedly killed while 10 others sustained injuries after suspected hoodlums invaded ward A4 polling unit in Epe to disrupt the national assembly primary election on Thursday. The deceased aged 30 was identified as Idris Alooma. APC members in Epe were at their various wards to participate in the direct primary election conducted for house of representatives and senators respectively. The [...]

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    Igbonla students regain freedom after 64 days

Igbonla students regain freedom after 64 days

The six students kidnapped from Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, have been released. Dolapo Badmos, public relations officer of the Nigeria police force, zone 2, confirmed this to TheCable but did not go into details. However, a source said the students, who were abducted on May 25, secured their freedom in Ondo state. The students are Agbaosi Judah, Jonah Peter, Philips Pelumi, Adebanjo [...]

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    Inland Waterways comes to the rescue of Lagos boat operators

Inland Waterways comes to the rescue of Lagos boat operators

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has deployed three swamp devils to break and unlock the blockage of navigational routes in Lagos state. Form Epe to Badagry and Ikorodu, water weeds have affected transportation, and has brought untold hardship to both commuters and boat operators. At Ikorodu jetty, where NIWA officials have been stationed to stem the weed tide and growth, boat [...]

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    Epe monarch: Kidnappers struck because govt has abandoned us

Epe monarch: Kidnappers struck because govt has abandoned us

Cajetan Adekoya, Oduntan II of Ibonwon community in Epe, Lagos, has blamed the abduction of some students and teachers in the town on the neglect of the school by the state government. Adekoya advised the government to immediately provide adequate security in Epe to prevent more of such ugly incident. The principal, a teacher and four students of Lagos State Model College, [...]

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    Lagos kidnap: Captives were taken away in speed boat, say police

Lagos kidnap: Captives were taken away in speed boat, say police

The Lagos state police command has revealed that the principal of Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, and the four students of the school who were abducted on Thursday morning were taken away on speed boat. Fatai Owoseni, commissioner of police in the state, disclosed this while confirming the incident. He said two of the students had been rescued, and that rescue [...]

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    Gunmen break into Lagos school, abduct principal, students

Gunmen break into Lagos school, abduct principal, students

Gunmen invaded Igbo Nla Model College in the Epe area on Thursday morning, abducting the principal and some students. Wale Raji, lawmaker representing Epe federal constituency at the house of reps, disclosed this at plenary on Thursday. Raji ‎called on security agencies to swing into action, recalling the Chibok saga. "I hope this sad occurrence won't be another Chibok girls experience," he said. The [...]

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    Jonathan wants leaders to emulate late Otedola

Jonathan wants leaders to emulate late Otedola

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged leaders to follow the example of late Sir Michael Otedola, who left indelible marks during his relatively brief spell as governor of Lagos State. The president was speaking at the requiem mass held in Otedola's honour at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Epe, Lagos. He said the challenge before leaders should be to ensure that they leave legacies so that people [...]

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