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22 Aug 2018
Detectives of Ogun State police command have arrested a three-man gang who specializes in vandalising the mast of the telecommunication firm, MTN in Atan Ota area of Ado-Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.   The three suspects, Kehinde Yahaya, 36; Akeem Adetona, 36; and Taofeek Olalere, 36 were arrested following a distress call made…
20 Aug 2018
An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Lagos, on Monday, admitted two men, Idris Ibrahim, 44, and Segun Bernard, 50, who are facing a murder charge, to bail. The duo were brought before the court on a two-count charge of murder and reckless driving. Their plea was not taken. In her ruling, the magistrate, Mrs…
20 Aug 2018
The Lagos State Police Command on Monday confirmed the arrest of a 29-year-old man, Taiwo Akinola, who allegedly attempted to kill his mother, Mrs Alice Akinola, for money ritual purposes. The command’s spokesman, CSP Chike Oti, confirmed the arrest in a statement. He alleged that the suspect was arrested on Sunday at about 8.30 a.m.,…
20 Aug 2018
The Lagos State Government has said that the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut down for from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018 for Investigative Maintenance Test to be carried out. The State’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya,in a statement on Sunday appealed for the cooperation, support…
20 Aug 2018
Mr Femi Falana, A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has said that he does not believe in the report that Lagos State was the third most dangerous city to live in the world. Falana debunked the report on Sunday evening during the investiture of Mr Kayode Opeifa, the former Commissioner for Transport in Lagos State…
19 Aug 2018
Drama and suspense were the themes surrounding each day of the week. With each topic generating mixed reactions, Nigerians were met with events that will change the course of the years to come. Here are the stories that made our week: Eko o ni baje? According to the 2018 Global Liveability Index released by The…
19 Aug 2018
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, will on August 25, join other leaders and cycling enthusiasts in the Celebrity Race of the 2018 Cycling Lagos. Chairman, Cycling Lagos, Mr. Soji Adeleye, who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos, said the minister confirmed his participation in the 2.5km race between Teslim Balogun Stadium and…
19 Aug 2018
Executive Director, Corporate Services, UAC Nigeria Plc, Mrs. Omolara Elemide, has advised graduating students of Mind Builders School, Lagos, to make right choices and maintain a culture of excellence if they intend to embrace greatness in their chosen careers and callings. Speaking on the topic, “Maintaining a Culture of Excellence for Future Development,” she said:…
19 Aug 2018
I say without any equivocation that this young man who is there now-AkinwunmiAmbode-he has raised the stake of performance (in Lagos State) especially in infrastructure.— Olabode George, chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic Party, (PDP). About the time strident critics in Nigeria had begun to come to terms with the reality of Lagos as standing…
17 Aug 2018
Lagos State Government yesterday described a report on social media alleging that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was making moves against non-indigenes, especially the Igbo, as baseless, mischievous and irresponsible. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, stated that the claims in the report were nothing but absolute falsehood and a figment of the authors’ imagination. The…
17 Aug 2018
Provided that a formal stay of execution of the judgment of the Appellate Court has been obtained, the Lagos State Government’s decision to maintain its ban of hijabs in its public schools is remarkable and it will serve public good. While reassuring the public the other day of the state’s commitment to the rule of…
17 Aug 2018
The Women’s Senior National Basketball team will arrive in Lagos in the early hours of Monday for the second phase of preparations for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain, the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has revealed. After weeks of training in Atlanta, the team led by Hughley Otis will have their last training…

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The Adamawa Judicial Service Commission has announced the dismissal of 11 personnel, demoted a Magistrate and 20 other workers. This is contained in a statement by Hindatu Lamorde, the Commission’s Secretary, on Saturday in Yola. She said the Magistrate was demoted to the pisition of Registrar for involving in corrupt practices. Lamorde said that 20…
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Greece said Saturday some 40,000 illegal migrants had been blocked from entering the country along the northern border with Turkey since the beginning of the year. Greece is often the country of choice for migrants fleeing Africa and the Middle East to try to reach a better life in the European Union. Many come via…
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The Nasarawa State Government has arrested 61 people for alleged violation of the law against open defecation.
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Former US president Donald Trump rejected calls for tightened gun controls Friday following the Texas school massacre, saying decent Americans should be allowed the firearms they need to defend themselves against "evil." "The existence of evil in our world is not a reason to disarm law-abiding citizens... The existence of evil is one of the very best…