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27 Aug 2015
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday described the Court of Appeal decision to uphold the State Election Petitions Tribunal confirmation of his victory at the April 11, 2015 governorship election as a welcome development and a vindication of the people’s mandate which was expressly demonstrated on Election Day. In a statement signed by…
27 Aug 2015
A 42-year-old man, Solomon Odo, who allegedly raped his co-tenant’s child, was on Thursday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates' Court. A resident of 62, Alhaji Abasi St., Ogudu, Lagos, Odo is facing a two-count charge of child defilement and rape. Prosecutor Simeon Imhonwa said the accused committed the offences on Aug. 9 at 7.00…
26 Aug 2015
A MAGISTRATE’S Court sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, on Tuesday remanded a 60- year-old farmer and five other in prison till next Monday for alleged criminal conspiracy, possession of arms and attempted culpable homicide.
26 Aug 2015
A MANHUNT by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for suspected drug kingpins at the Ariaria market in Aba, Abia State may have started yielding positive results as Emmanuel Ogbonna, a 32-year-old man alleged to be a major distributor of narcotics and a conspirator in the Ariaria market attacks on narcotic officers has been apprehended by the agency.
26 Aug 2015
PRECISELY on December 4, 2014, The Guardian carried a mind-touching story with caption: “Going! Going!! Going!!!...to Landslide.” In the story residents of Nekede in Owerri complained about the activities of land excavators and expressed fears over the imminent loss of their homes.
26 Aug 2015
Authorities of the Lagos State University (LASU) on Wednesday said that the non-sitting of the institution's Senate was not responsible for students’ mass failure in General Studies (GNS) and some other courses. Prof. Kabir Akinyemi, the Dean, Students Affairs, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the problem with the result ought…
25 Aug 2015
RESIDENTS of Oke-Ore Community in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Council of Ogun State are yet to come to terms with the tragedy that befell them concerning the death of a teenager, Bidemi Akinde, who was cut down in his prime.
25 Aug 2015
FOR months, residents of Ayobo, a Lagos suburb and its environs, have been at the mercy of robbers, who attacked and terrorised the area at will without any help from security operatives.
25 Aug 2015
TO mark South African Women’s Day in Lagos, the South African Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria, in partnership with C&I Leasing Plc. organised a Take a Girl Student to Work project for female undergraduates in tertiary institutions in Lagos.
25 Aug 2015
IN order to encourage hard work among team members as well as motivate others, Swissgarde, a network and marketing company, recently rolled out the drums to celebrate team members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance.   The Achievers, as recipients are called, not only received multiple awards and recognition, the Chief Executive Officer of the…
25 Aug 2015
THE village of Egwudunagu, Amachi community in Abakaliki Local Council of Ebonyi State was at the weekend struck with anger and sorrow when news filtered in that a 40-year-old man, one Alex Nwabu, had allegedly raped to death a 34- year-old widow, Mrs. Ogodo Egede.
25 Aug 2015
Indian woman married off at 11 months seeks annulment in court A COUPLE in India married off their daughter when she was just 11 months old and Santadevi Meghwal, who is currently 19, has said that she refused to live with the man to whom she got married when she was a toddler. It was…

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