Police recover 38 bags of Indian hemp worth over N20m in Lagos

The Police Command in Lagos State has recovered 38 bags of Indian hemp worth over N20m during a raid on suspected hideouts in Itire, Mushin. According to the Commissioner of Police in the state, Edgal Imohimi, 52 suspects were also arrested during the raid which was precedented by reports of a clash over a lady in the area where over 150 cars were vandalised. “In line with my avowed policing plan which is based on community policing, residents of the area were invited and based on the partnership we had…

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APC disciplinary committee summons Banire over anti-party activities

The Disciplinary Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ward C of Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State has summoned the embattled National Legal Adviser of the party, Mr Muiz Banire over alleged anti-party activities and misappropriation of campaign materials and logistics. In a letter dated July 10, 2017 signed by the Secretary of the Committee, Mr Badru Olaide, Banire was directed to appear before the Committee to defend allegations contained in a petition written against him by concerned members of the party over series of infractions of the…

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My ex-girlfriend inspired my latest single –Doggext

What are you currently up to? I have a new song out there titled, ‘That kind Thing’. It’s enjoying massive rotation in radio stations and TV. The video is also available online for viewing. It was directed and shot by unlimited LA. My ex- girlfriend is the inspiration behind my latest single, ‘That Kind Thing’. She made me feel like I’m the luckiest guy in the world. We don’t talk anymore but I still feel the same way about her. Why the name, Doggext? ‘Doggext’ is a fusion of the…

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Surveyors review guidelines, raise survey fee by 300%

Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Lagos State branch, has announced a 300 per cent increase in the cost of land survey, New Telegraph has learnt. The new fee, according to a newly-reviewed guideline released by the group, cut across different zones of the state. Survey plan for a plot of land in Lagos Island, Eti- Osa, and Ikeja, which was formerly N300,000 now costs N1 million. Also, Somolu, Alimoso, Mushin, Agege, Ibeju Lekki, Kosofe, Lagos Mainland, Amuwo Odofin Local Government, which the fee was formerly fixed at N180,000 now goes…

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Lagos treats 60,000 residents

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday said the state government had treated no fewer than 60,000 residents from seven local government and 12 local council development areas in the state. Speaking at the official flag-off ceremony of the health mission at New City Primary School, Palm Avenue, Mushin, the governor said beneficiaries of the health mission were from Ojo, Oto-Awori, Iba, Badagry, Badagry-West, Olorunda, Oshodi, Isolo, Ejigbo, Amuwo-Odofin, Oriade, Ajeromi, Ifelodun, Apapa, Iganmu, Ikeja, Onigbongbo and Ojodu. Ambode, who was represented by his deputy, Dr. Idiat Adebule, described the Eko…

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‘Police shot me for witnessing ‘akara’ seller’s killing’

A motorcyclist, Joseph, who witnessed the shooting and killing of a mother of two, Mrs. Kudirat Adebayo, at the Mushin area of Lagos State, has revealed how the shooter and his colleagues turned their guns on him. According to him, the policemen tried to kill him because he witnessed the shooting and subsequent death of Adebayo, who was a widow. He also dared to tell the policemen that they have killed the 52-year-old woman. A stray bullet from the smoking gun of a policeman, identified as Prince, attached to Olosan…

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Police kill mother of two while chasing ‘Yahoo boy’

There was anger on Monday night at Tollgate by railway line in Mushin area of Lagos, after a policeman shot and killed a mother of two while trying to stop a fleeing suspected cyber fraudster, otherwise known as “Yahoo boy”. The 52-year-old victim, Mrs. Kudirat Adebayo, was killed by a stray bullet which hit her in the head as she was preparing to fry bean cakes, yam and plantain. Adebayo was shot dead about 7 p.m. at Tollgate junction by railway. The bullet was fired by a policeman attached to…

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I’d have been a tout in Mushin -Murphy Ijemba

Multi-talented radio sports presenter, Murphy Ijemba in this exclusive interview with EMMANUEL TOBI speaks on his foray into broadcasting, his quest for education as well as his upbringing in the ghetto of Mushin Olosha A lot of people have different perceptions of you; can you let the fans know who Murphy is actually? Murphy is like every other Nigerian guy. I was born and grew up in the suburbs of Mushin couple of years ago. I grew up in the streets; battled my way through school. It wasn’t easy. But…

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