A Lagos based man simply known as Peter has been stabbed to death by hoodlums at a shanty in the Ebute Meta area of the state.
It was gathered that the hoodlums invaded the shanty around the 9.05pm on Tuesday.
The hoodlums in an attempt to disposes Peter of his mobile phone and stabbed him in the neck and ribs in the process.
It was learnt that residents, who saw Peter lying on the ground in a pool of blood, rushed him to the Ebute Metta General Hospital for treatment.
Peter eventually gave up the ghost while being treated by a doctor in a nearby hospital.
The case was reported at the nearest police station and policemen were detailed to the crime scene.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, is yet to make comments on the murder case.