• Two feared killed, 15 injured as hoodlums clash in Ladipo Mushin market

    Two feared killed, 15 injured as hoodlums clash in Ladipo Mushin market

    Two persons were yesterday feared killed and 15 others including a man, John Vincent, injured after some hoodlums clashed at the Ladipo Market in Mushin, Lagos.

    The crisis, which began around 8am over illegal ticketing, snowballed into an ethnic fight between Igbo traders and Yoruba residents.

    Residents of Odushina, Olapeju, Oloje, Akinwunmi streets and environs fled as vehicles were vandalised.

    As of the time The Newsmen visited the area, tensions were high as residents threatened showdown. They claimed that one Kazeem Owoseni, 28, […]

  • Causes of early morning fire that razes 50 shops in Ladipo market

    Causes of early morning fire that razes 50 shops in Ladipo market

    NO fewer than 50 shops were destroyed by fire yesterday at the Ladipo Auto Spares Market, Mushin, Lagos. The early morning in­ferno, which started at about 3:30, at Freedom Line Market, by Alhaji Akinwunmi Street, de­stroyed goods, particu­larl, vehicle spare parts, worth millions of naira.

    According to the Gen­eral Manager, Lagos State Emergency Agen­cy (LASEMA), Mr. Mi­chael Akindele, the fire was caused by a 33KVA high voltage alumini­um cable which fell on some shops within the market.

    The fire, he said, was […]