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8 Dec 2015
A TWENTY-NINE-Year-old gatekeeper, Taoridi Usman, who allegedly defiled his employer’s 11-year-old daughter, was yesterday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. The accused, who lives in his employer’s residence at 27, Amosu Close, Ojokoro, a suburb of Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement.
8 Dec 2015
THE Randle family will hold its yearly thanksgiving and memorial service in honour of the late Chief J.K. Randle, Lisa of Lagos who died on December 17, 1956 shortly after his return from Melbourne, Australia as Chef-De-Mission of the Nigerian Olympic Team.
7 Dec 2015
COMMUTERS that ply the Ikorodu Mile 12 axis of Lagos metropolis have continued to express happiness to the government for providing the BRT service.
7 Dec 2015
MEN of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Unit yesterday came under attack in Oshodi and Ojo areas of the state during law enforcement activities.
7 Dec 2015
NARCOTIC officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Abia State have carried out a major raid operation in Aba town, leading to the arrest of two major cannabis dealers.
7 Dec 2015
With 24 days to the end of 2015, it will be a very bleak Christmas and New Year celebrations for victims of Saturday early morning inferno that broke the spirit and brought tears to their eyes when a Forte Oil fuel tanker carrying .....
4 Dec 2015
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) chapter, says the three erring members of the union who refused to appear before the disciplinary committee will be sanctioned. Dr Adekunle Idris, ASUU-LASU Chairman, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday ‎in Lagos that the union was awaiting the report of…
3 Dec 2015
UNLESS immediate diplomatic intervention comes her way, the fate of a Nigerian citizen, Mrs. Julie Osamese Ihdehyen, from Edo State, but now urgently seeking medical attention in an Italian hospital, hangs in the balance.
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3 Dec 2015
THE Chairman of the Lagos branch of the University of Benin Alumni Association, Emmanuel Oriazuwa, a lawyer, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari over ministerial appointments, saying “Buhari will succeed if he picks the right people to work with him .” In his speech at the end-of-the- year party the association had with the children of…
3 Dec 2015
A SUSPECTED drug addict has allegedly killed his father in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Tuesday night. The incident took place at No. 25 Akintobi Badejo Street, Sabo. The victim, aged 69, was simply referred to as Baba Basirat. A family source told journalists in Abeokuta yesterday that the victim had wanted to take…
3 Dec 2015
A MIDDLE-AGED man, Daniel Owie, is at loggerheads with authorities of the 4 Brigade, Nigeria Army in Benin City over gunshot wounds on his leg and alleged “merciless beating” by soldiers on suspicion that he was an armed robber as against his claim that he met his predicament because he told an Army officer to…
3 Dec 2015
A Magistrate’s Court sitting at Ebute-metta has remanded seven suspects for alleged murder of a member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Azeez Otun (a.k.a Ashake) and two others. Those ordered to be remanded in police custody by Chief Magistrate Afolashade Botoku were Ahmadu Kazeem, 43; Ibrahim Afolabi, 37; Lawal Lateef, 27;…

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