Latest News, Events and Happenings in Lagos News.en-usLagos Fringe Festival opens, honours Oduneye, Ajai-Lycett, Kelani Scene from previous festivalThis year&rsquo;s Lagos Fringe International Festival will honour Bayo Oduneye, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett and Tunde Kelani. The festival, which began yesterday, November 19, 2019, will run through the 24th at various venues acro <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 20 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Bola Ige, Newland schools win Adekunle Ayoola five-a-side championship Ige Millennium Secondary School and Newland Secondary School at the weekend became champions of the Fatai Adekunle Ayoola Five-A-Side football competition held at the synthetic pitch of Araromi Primary School, Ajegunle, Lagos.The championship, <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 20 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Dismissed police officer arraigned over alleged murder Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday ordered a 45-year old dismissed Inspector of police, Ogunyemi Olalekan be remanded in the Correctional Service Center Justice A. J Coker ordered his remand after he was arraigned over alle <br>GuardianBestNairaWed, 20 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Ex-Ghana President appeal to Nigeria gov’t to open up borders John Mahama, Former President of GhanaMr John Mahama, Former President of Ghana on Tuesday appealed to the Nigeria Government to open up her border so that economic activities can resume in West Africa.Mahama made the plea while delivering the 7 <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Sanwo-Olu flags off “Exercise Crocodile Smile IV” in Lagos, urges citizens to be security conscious Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has assured the Nigerian Army of his administration&rsquo;s continued support as it engaged in intensive security duties in the state.Sanwo-Olu made this known on Tuesday during the flag-off of Exercise Crocodi <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Lagos gov. approves establishment of 173 private schools Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Education, has given approval for the establishment of 173 private schools across the state&rsquo;s five divisions. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, made this known while iss <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Lion domestication: Police your environment, LG urges residents Iru-Victoria Island Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, on Tuesday, urged people of the area to police their environment to nip latent dangers in the bud. Dr Samuel Akingbehin, Head of Department of Environmental Services in th <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 52-year-old businessman remanded for allegedly sodomising 14-year-old boy Ikeja Chief Magistrates&rsquo; Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that a 52-year-old businessman, Jude Duru, who allegedly sodomised a 14-year-old boy, be remanded in a Correctional Facility, pending legal advice. The police charged Duru, who resi <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Court fixes Jan. 27, 2020, for suit challenging levy in Ikeja Computer village Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday, further adjourned until Jan. 27, 2020, for report of service in a suit challenging the imposition of levies in the Ikeja Computer Village. The Fundamental Rights suit, marked FHC/L/CS/1568/19, is fil <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 ISWAP kill four Nigerian troops have killed four Nigerian soldiers and a member of a local self-defence group in an ambush in restive northeast Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday.A column of Nigerian troops was attacked on Monday by fighters aligned to the Islamic St <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Hate speech bill not to elongate Buhari’s tenure, Senate clarifies Senate yesterday clarified that the hate bill sponsored barely a week ago by Aliu Sabi Abdullahi was not to secure an alleged third tenure for President Muhammadu Buhari by way of criminalising opposing views.This comes as the sponsor of the pie <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 My Husband doesn’t give me sexual satisfaction because he uses condom, woman tells court Mapo Customary Court on Monday, in Ibadan, dissolved a marriage of 22 years; and advised married couples to fear God and uphold the sanctity of matrimony. President of the court, Chief Ademola Odunade, gave the admonition while delivering his verd <br>VanguardBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Eight die, seven injured in Lokoja accident fewer than eight persons yesterday morning lost their lives while seven sustained various degrees of injury when the brake of a trailer laden with petrol failed and it rammed into vehicles.The mishap, which occurred at Felele community along Loko <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Rotary decries rate of accidents along Lagos-Ibadan expressway Lagos-Ibadan expresswayThe President of Rotary Club of Arepo Long Bridge, Rotary International, District 9110, Chief Wole Benson Akinkuolie, has urged the Ogun State government to support the club with a view to building emergency accident rescue un <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100 Indian national remanded over alleged N149.6 million fraud, attempted suicide Nicole Clay of a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, has ordered that an Indian national, Lokesh Parwani, who attempted suicide after he was arrested for alleged fraud worth N146 million be remanded in the facility of Nigerian Correctional Services ( <br>GuardianBestNairaTue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100