A woman has been shot dead near the Lagos State University (LASU) gate in the Iba area of Lagos.
She was killed on Wednesday about 5am while on her way to the morning market at Iyana-Iba.
The assailants shot her after collecting her bag and other belongings.
The murder is coming on the heel of the killing of former student of the Lagos State University, LASU, Yusuf Nurudeen Alowonle, alias Omomeewa, he was shot dead by some gunmen not too far from the school main gate in Ojo, Lagos.
Alowonle, who two years ago contested the position of the president of the Students Union Government of the university but lost, was shot at about 10 pm on Wednesday night while in company with a staff of the university simply identified as Majek.
Alowonle, who was fatally shot, later died of his injuries, while Majek sustained some injuries.