According to The Punch newspaper on the 18th of June 2021, the Lagos state CP, Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested over 127 criminals for the crime of traffic robbery in Lagos state. There is no denying that the CP and his men are working hard to reduce crime in Lagos state to a bare minimum, and there is no denying that his claims are not based on a fallacy, but his efforts are much needed.
The reckless driving of drivers of trailers carrying containers reared its ugly head again in the afternoon of Monday, September 13, when the driver of a trailer carrying a 40-foot container hit a Toyota Sienna Space Bus, damaging the vehicle in the process. The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at Super inward Ile Epo on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway when the driver of the trailer who was driving recklessly hit the Toyota Sienna, damaging its left doors and also shattering the window glasses on the driver and passenger sides.
No fewer than 48 hours to reopening of schools in Lagos State, a private secondary school in Ejigbo community has collapsed. Excel College, Ejigbo located at 15, Ansarudeen street, near Ile-Epo bus-stop. The sad incidence affected the three-storey building of the School. It would be recalled that all schools in Lagos State have remained shut since March this year due to COVID-19 pandemic. This was arrived at when Lagos became the first state to record a case and epicenter of the deadly viral infection. The
Mother of two made an attempt to commit suicide at No 2 Kuburat Lawal street,Abule- Egba,Lagos. The mother of two children, whose name is Bukola Agboola,and often called Iya Idris by her neighbours, was rescued by her neighbours after attempting suicide. It was reported that Bukola drank a poisonous substance on the basis of being frustrated by life's hardship. However,she was rushed to the nearest hospital (Ile epo general hospital),by her husband's brother who was living nearby. When she was interrogated on
In another tragic incident, the Abule-Egba suburb of Lagos state witnessed yet another tragic pipeline vandalisation that destroyed prporeties worth millions and not fewer than five lives was lost on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Residents of Ekoro area, Ile Epo in Abule-Egba, Alimosho local government area of the state, the neighbourhood was devastated by an explosion that erupted as a result of pipeline vandalisation. According to an eye witness, no fewer than five persons have been confirmed dead in the Abu
Following the incidence that occur on Monday 24/5/2021 Afternoon, motorcyclist drivers popularly Known as Okada drivers were said to have storm the Ibeju Lekki Police station in Lagos State over the killing of their fellow motorcyclist who was shot dead by Police officers for driving against traffic law. This act lead to the destruction of Police vehicles in the station as the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejebi made it known to the public that no death was recorded and in addition to that the Police station was not set ablaze and also normalcy have been restored to the region, Although other Okada riders stormed the Elemoro police station and burnt three vehicles and vandalized two patrol vans parked within the premises.
Sometimes in April 2018 when the then Lagos governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode was about to demolish Ile-Epo/Oke-Odo, Lagos popular foodstuffs market, there was a lot of uproars among the state government, traders and some Lagos residents, with major protests coming from the shop and kiosk owners who have been the main occupants of the market since it was created decades back on the suspicion that they might lose the ownership of their spaces to the rich and well connected upon converting the market to an utra modern
Shortly before am on Sunday, January 19, 2020, residents of Abule Egba, a Lagos suburb, began posting disturbing images of a raging fire from Ile Epo, of the Alimosho LGA Lagos. The fire outbreak occurred at Pipeline on Sunday evening after suspected hoodlums vandalised Pipeline belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation. Although the details of the incident are still not clear, it was gathered that some of the hoodlums were caught up in the explosion and were assumed dead. One of the eyewitn
By Ayo Buba Tears, pain and sorrow was the outcome of the recent Oke Odo (Abule Egba)pipeline fire incident earlier this week where according to reports, the fire tragedy led to 5 death so far with many injured from the stampede which led people trying to run away from the fire to run into danger and got injured in different ways. The sight of newly burnt trucks, some with containers that seem yet to be off loaded, greeted passers-by and all those who crowded to see the aftermath of the Ile Epo, Abule Egb
The National Emergency Management Agency on Sunday recovered two bodies from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipeline at Ile Epo axis of Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, confirmed the development to the media in Lagos. According to Farinoye, several persons including a mother and child died in the inferno that followed the fire outbreak, and several persons also suffered varying degree
Reports have it that Police operatives, on Monday repelled some hoodlums, who attempted to burn down police stations, in two different areas of the state. According The PUNCH, a motorcyclist, who is yet to be identified, was alledgedly shot dead by a cop in Oke-Ode, Ile-Epo axis, along the Lagos Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos, on Monday.
Recounting the loss, agonies that enveloped January in Lagos State The month of January 2020 will not be only remembered for the bad omen that had occurred across the nations of the world but will forever be remembered for the dark days of its carnage in the month counting as one of the great calamity that befall Lagos State, where life and properties were lost . Pipeline fire at Ile Epo, Ekoro Road in Abule Egba area of Lagos State About 150 residents were displaced, as 39 vehicles and 30 buildings w
A 3 storey school building has collassed in Lagos state. The school building is located at number 15, Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo bus-stop, Lagos state. The building collapse was recorded around 8.15 am on Saturday, 19 September, 2020. Luckily, there are no reports of casualties recorded yet. The cause of the building hasn't been ascertained by officials. Eyewitness and residents of the area revealed that the privately-owned school building belong to Excel College, Lagos state. They also revealed that the building
The acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in the state. According to reports Said that the raging fire caused panic among the residents of Abule Egba, Ile Epo and Ekoro Road due to the thick smoke which oozed out from the explosion scene. According to Mr Farinloye said that several buildings and articulated vehicles were engulfed in the inferno which happened on Sunday night. In addition, Mr Farinloye said that
Everyday we wake up and go about our different daily activities hoping to make ends meet and also praying not to face any negativity. There's a popular saying that goes like this 'Always pray for the best, but be prepare for the worst'. It's just as simple as that, we hope for the best things of life by working hard towards them;but at the same time, prepared for anything that'd hit us from any angle. ....For the fact there is life, there is hope that is why life is the ultimate first, if you chase the whole
On Thursday, 5th of March 2020, at around 1:30pm in the afternoon, I was on my way home from a meeting I had with one of my client. The outcome of the meeting di not go as I had expected so it was written all over my face that I wasn't happy. I took a bike from Orile-Agege to Ile-epo in Lagos state. Ile-epo is a popular junction along the road linking Abule-Egba to Iyana Ipaja to Oshodi. At Ile-epo, there is a pedestrian bridge with which people are expected to use in crossing road due to the very busy natu
On that day, I never thought of any danger ahead of my journey to the office. Everything looked like just a normal day to me. But suddenly, everything changed. I lived at Ile Epo, Oke-Odo area, Lagos State then, I was coming from the office at Ilasamaja area in Lagos State. From Ilasamaja to Oshodi, the vehicle behind the one I boarded hit the one in which I was, which was the first accident scene. God saved me and I alighted in peace. Little did I know that it was just the prelim and that there were some o
Residents of Ile-Epo and Ekoro roads near Abule-Egba in Agbado-Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State are counting their losses following last Sunday night’s pipeline explosion, writes TAJUDEEN ADEBANJO. IT was another day of agony and fury as residents counted their losses in the pipeline explosion that ravaged some communities in Agbado-Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area of Lagos State on Sunday night. The explosion, which started around 8 pm, reminded them of past horrible moments. L
Attention! Lady's and gentlemen fire outbreak There are reports of pipeline explosion around Ile-Epo, in Abule Egba area of Lagos state on Sunday night. The explosion, witnesses said, may likely be from a vandalised petroleum pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), situated in the area. As at the time of filing this report, two fire service tankers are on ground at the scene to curb the fire from escalating further into the densely populated residential areas within the com
The agent of one of the electricity company arrested in Lagos State today for rapping and drugging a 14 years old girl has explained how he rapped the teenager while interrogated by the police.The agent,Pelumi Oloyede Bello, who went to install prepaid meters for some peopleo in Akinwunmi street, Ile-Epo area of Ejigbo, when he met the girl who was trying to recharge a prepaid meter. Instead of attending to her in their street,he took her to Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, Okota branch where the recharge