It seems the early prayers made by the lone occupant of a Toyota Avalon before leaving home must have saved him from an impending calamity as he escaped death in the afternoon of Thursday, September 30, when the driver of a truck rammed into his car from behind which caused him to lose control and also hit a bus belonging to the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).
Today's Headlines: Protest Rock Abuja On Independence Day; APC National Convention May Hold December
(Photos Credit: Google) Protests Rock Abuja on Independence Day Celebration Activists yesterday embarked on an Independence Day protest in Abuja shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation in commemoration of Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary. (Photos Credit: Thisday Live) This is as protesters under the aegis of #RevolutionNow and TakeItBack Movement yesterday, stormed the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos.
According to the pictures shared by Punch Newspaper yesterday, it was made known that the governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu rescued a motorist that was about to be attacked by thugs who were harmed with machetes. The information that was shared concerning the incident made it known that, the incident happened at Ojota area of Lagos State and that, something came up between the commercial driver and some thugs in the area and during argument, the thugs who were about three in number went to get their machetes and were about inflicting serious injuries on the motorist, when Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his escort passed the area and saw them, as he immediately stopped to intervene in the matter.
A middle-aged woman in the Ojuelegba area of Lagos State was so annoyed on Saturday that she had to confront a man inside a car hawking herbal drugs and using various vulgar words describing in detail both male and female anatomies and she insisted the man should stop making such obscene words.
The menace of articulated vehicles popularly known as trailers losing control in Lagos State and causing accidents which have been creating untold hardships for motorists and commuters alike has become a source of concern for many residents in the state. Hardly a day will pass without cases of trailers involving in serious accidents while those carrying containers also fall regularly, with the containers getting disentangled from the trailers and sometimes destroying people's vehicles.
A 17-year old lady, Zulfar AbdulAzeez has narrated what she sells on daily basis to sponsor her football career. According to her story, she told BBC News Yoruba in an exclusive interview that she sells Kola, Bitter Kola and other things at a popular stand in Ojota, Lagos.
How hoodlums, thieves, miscreants have made Lagos residents to shun footbridges at night, and recommended solution
The combination of hoodlums, miscreants, thieves and lack of light on some footbridges in Lagos State has made many pedestrians to always take the dangerous risk of shunning those bridges and instead crossing the ever-busy highways, leading in some cases to them being hit by vehicles. I was around one of the Ojota footbridges area on Saturday night and observed that many pedestrians did not bother to use the bridge that was in front of them but rather, they decided to cross the highway not minding the danger such poses to their lives as many motorists were driving at excessive speed.
The ilana omo oodua agitations group led by professor banji akintoye has denied the speculation that they have a link with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The statement comes from the agitator's group when they heard that the federal government of Nigeria intends to proscribe the Yoruba nation group just like the way they proscribe IPOB.
Why I did not disappear when police arrested me during Yoruba Nation rally -Ogboni Fraternity Leader
Tajudeen Bakare , the leader of the Ogboni gang, who was arrested in July during the Yoruba Nation march in Ojota, Lagos, has stated that he chose not to disappear when he was apprehended by police. He claimed that he did not disappear because he was arrested alongside other people.
The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Lagos State has been trying all possible efforts towards ensuring that the state becomes safer to the inhabitants. Lately, two young men were arrested by the Rapid Response Squad Officers and a pistol was recovered from them. Checkout the pictures below to see the two Armed Robbers and their pistol.
Aisha Yesufu reacts to viral photos of Sanwo Olu arresting a gang of Traffic robbers in Ojota(Photo)
Controversial Activists, Aisha Yesufu has reacted to the viral photos of the Lagos state Governor, Baba Jide Sanwo-Olu, arresting a gang of traffic robbers in Ojota, Lagos State. The gang of suspected criminals who are specialized in robbing motorists were caught in the act when the Governor's convoy was passing by.
A sachet water seller, Jumoke Oyeleke, who was killed during the Yoruba Nation rally in Ojota, Lagos, has been buried today. She was buried at the Atan Cemetery, Haha, Lagos. The PUNCH had reported that Oyeleke's body was found during the rally held at Bank Fawehinmi Park on July 3.
It is no longer news about the arrest of some protesters on the 3rd of July 2021, at Ojota, Lagos while supporting the actualisation of Yoruba Nation and demanding for the freedom of the famous Yoruba Nation freedom fighter, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. According to Sahara Reporters, the Police arrested the defendants at Ojota, while rampaging, protesting and causing mayhem and panic to the public peace.
leader of the Ogboni group, who was arrested in July during the Yoruba Nation rally in Ojota, Lagos, Tajudeen Bakare, has said that he decided against disappearing when police seized him. According to him he said, he deemed it fit not to disappear because he was arrested alongside some other persons.
It was reported yesterday that the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu arrested some traffic robbers in the Ojota axis of Lagos State. The news caused several Nigerians to react differently. Many people claimed that what happened in Ojota yesterday was staged, while others thanked the governor for what he did yesterday.
Plot twists as the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu charged the 48 Yoruba Nation Protesters arrested on Saturday, July 3, 2021, in Ojota, Lagos before a Magistrate Court sitting in Yaba. The protesters were charged for Unlawful Assembly, Unlawful Society and Conducts likely to cause a breach of Public Peace.
Monday turned out to be an unfortunate day for three hoodlums who specialised in harassing motorists and road users in traffic. Luck ran out on the criminals, however, as they were personally arrested by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu around the Ojota/Alausa axis of the state.
Recall that Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu arrested a group of suspected criminals who specialize in scaring and terrorizing motorists and road users in traffic. The suspected gang were apprehended by the state governor while attempting to harass a driver in the Ojota-bound Alausa area on Monday. The governor described the arrest exercise as a warning signal to other criminal elements and prospective traffic robbers in Lagos that there is no hiding place for criminals.
The Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has personally arrested some gang of criminals who were suspected specialist harassing motorists and road users in traffic. This incident, according to reports happened on Monday around Ojota, where this group of gangs unleashed their terror on a motorist.
The executive Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo_Olu made the arrest of suspected criminals in Ojota, Lagos State through the help of the state security service in the state. The suspects arrested specialize in harassing road users, motorist in traffic. The suspected criminals met their waterloo while attempting to raid road users in Ojota, Lagos.