Nigerian Army Confirms Death of Soldier, 4 Policemen in Ikorodu Ambush

The Nigerian Army in Lagos on Sunday confirmed the death of a soldier and four policemen in an ambush by suspected criminal gangs in Ishawo Community in Ikorodu. The confirmation was made in a statement by 81 Division’s Acting Deputy Director, Public Relations, Lt.-Col. Olaolu Saudi. “At about 3 a.m. on Sunday, April 9, a…

We are after the IKorodu militants–Lagos CP Owoseni

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, said the command was working with sister security agencies to arrest the suspected militants that killed four policemen, an army captain and a civilian today. Owoseni said this today while responding to the killings by militants in Isawo area of Ikorodu in Lagos state. His……

How militants killed army captain, four policemen- Police

More facts have emerged as to how some militants operating in the Lagos creeks of Ikorodu murdered an Army Captain, four policemen and a civilian. Earlier on Sunday reports had filtered in announcing the raid of Owutu Isawo community in Ikorodu and the killing of security operatives by gunmen who later escaped by boat. However,…

Tension as militants kill 2 soldiers, 5 policemen in Ikorodu

At least two soldiers and five policemen are reported dead after a gun battle with militants on Saturday night. The incident reportedly took place at Woodland Estate, in Ishawo, Ikorodu area of Lagos state. The area had been notorious in the past as a hideout for militants, pipeline vandals and kidnappers until a joint team…

BREAKING: Soldiers, policemen killed in Ikorodu gun battle with militants

Ikorodu area of Lagos was tensed overnight as mlitants struck at Woodland Estate area, Ishawo in Ikrodu. Two soldiers and five policemen have been reportedly killed. Security agencies it was gathered have reinforced and stormed the area. A few weeks ago, Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters said it will soon commence another military action on creeks in…

We Are Investigating Alleged Case Of Brutalization By Soldiers ~ Nigerian Army

Alleged Case Of Brutalized Woman The 81 Division of Nigerian Army said it has constituted a board of inquiry to investigate alleged brutalization of of a female by soldiers in Odoguyan, Ikorodu area of Lagos state. According to the statement released by Lieutenant Colonel, Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations OM DAUDU said the perpetrators…

Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Ikorodu

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has revealed the arrest of a Boko Haram terrorist in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. Buratai said the terrorist, one of those fleeing from the hitherto Boko Haram stronghold of Sambisa Forest, was arrested on Saturday. Buratai made the…

SAD: Nursery Two Pupil Dies Of Rabies After Dog Bite

The Lagos State Police Command has detained a dog breeder on Rufus Olaniyan Estate, Irawo, Ikorodu, Lagos, in connection with the death of a five-year-old boy allegedly killed by one of the dogs under his care. Punch Metro learnt that the suspect, identified as Lola Jonathan, was apprehended by the police at the Owode Onirin…

What Do You Gain Living In Ikorodu? What It Presents To Renters

Ikorodu is one of the most densely populated outskirt locations in Lagos. For low-income earning renters, it is one of the ideal locations to live in because of the huge supply of rental apartments with “pocket-friendly” prices. But what does living in Ikorodu look like and what are the pros and cons for renters working…

Warri Wolves Coach Vows To Fight Relegation To The End

Tunde Oyedele, NPFL: While they battled as foes on the pitch for 90 minutes, Sunshine Star and Warri Wolves coaches had a common ground after the near ill-tempered fixture which the home side won 1-0. They agreed that Wolves could have helped themselves with goals to ease their relegation agony. But to Mansur Abdul of Warri…

Group opens cloth bank for the poor (Photos)

A non governmental organization, Voice of Change Network International, recently stormed the Ajegunle-Ikorodu community of Lagos to distribute free clothes to poor children and adults. This was done under the auspices of its Project- Help-a-Child Cloth Bank Initiative. According to the leader of the group, Mr. Azemobor Gregory, the cloth bank initiative was borne out…