Violent Attack on Managing Director Rocks VGC Community in Lagos

LAGOS, Nigeria – A violent attack on Dr. Chris Igwe, the Managing Director of Mainland Oil & Gas Ltd, took place in Victoria Garden City (VGC) on May 3, 2024. As Dr. Igwe was leaving his residence in VGC for a morning exercise routine, he was allegedly attacked near House 56A on Road 12. The attack raised concerns about the safety of residents in the area. The incident occurred at around 6:30 am, highlighting the …

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Minor Explosion Rocks Ikeja Military Cantonment in Lagos State, No Casualties Reported

Lagos, Nigeria – An explosion rocked the Ikeja Military Cantonment in Lagos State on Monday, prompting a response from the Nigerian Army. The explosion, which occurred on a farmland within the cantonment, raised concerns among residents and officials alike. Details surrounding the explosion were scarce at the time of reporting, with no immediate reports of casualties. The incident brought back memories of a devastating bomb explosion that occurred in the cantonment on January 27, 2002, …

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Bloody Clash Erupts at Ibeshe Beach Over Land Dispute in Lagos State

Lagos State, Nigeria – A violent clash at Ibeshe Beach in the Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State resulted in multiple deaths and extensive destruction of property between Monday night and early Tuesday. The conflict, reportedly sparked by a dispute over land ownership, escalated into a bloody confrontation that left many dead and beach houses burned to the ground. The Nigerian Tribune learned that the contested land, the focal point of the altercation, is currently …

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Gas tanker explosion destroys shops in late-night fire in Lagos State

Several shops in Lagos State were destroyed in a late-night fire on Tuesday when a gas tanker burst into flames along Agbado Road in Ifako Ijaiye Local Government Area. The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service reported that the fire broke out at 10:04 pm due to the accidental ignition of the gas tanker, causing an explosion that damaged nearby shops. The fire service was able to contain the spread and prevent further damage to …

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