Browsing: Ikoyi

The AIG Zone 2, Ahmed Iliyasu, led senior officers in Lagos to represent the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, with a befitting burial parade in honour of Bishi.

An estimated 2,000 people enter Lagos every day, many ending up in informal settlements like Obalende. It was founded as an artisan village in the late 19th century by immigrants from a prominent ethnic group as this remains largely disputed with different understanding emerging. As its population swelled and land ran out, they moved on to the water. Today, Obalende is home to people from a variety of riverine communities along Nigeria’s coast.

The Lagos State Government on Friday commenced the enforcement of the Clean Up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island with the impounding of 36 exotic cars and trucks from an illegal car mart and mechanic workshop located on the pedestrian walkway of Murtala Mohammed Drive, formerly Bank Road, Ikoyi.

Former President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of misleading a Federal High Court into granting the forfeiture of his houses in Ikoyi, Lagos state to the Federal Government.

The remains of the retired Deputy Controller-General of Prisons, Dr Adewale Oloyede, have been buried in Volts and Garden at Ikoyi, Lagos, a Nigerian Prisons Service official has said.

A member of staff of FRCN, who pleaded anonymity, told the News Agency of Nigeria that the deceased was a driver attached to an Assistant Director in charge of Information Communication Technology unit of the corporation.