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Environmental Task Force Arrests 81 Miscreants, Two Robbery Suspects

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Lagos State Task Force on Environment and Special Offence Unit yesterday paraded two suspected armed robbers arrested at Idera City Scheme, Eleko, Lekki, Lagos. This was even as the Olubukola Abe-led task force arrested 81 miscreants at Oshodi in an overnight operation. The two suspected armed robbers, Ismaila Obajimi (28) from Oyo State and Sherrif Ibrahim (29) from Osun State, ...

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‘How LASTMA Officials Caused My Friend’s Death’

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A coroner’s inquest into the death of one Ikechukwu Abasirim was, yesterday, told how the deceased was crushed by a vehicle being pursued by the Lagos State Transport Management Authority, LASTMA, officials on Apapa-Osodi expressway. The coroner’s court, presided over by Magistrate M. K.O. Fadeyi of an Ogba Magistrates’ Court, was informed that the deceased who accompanied his friend, one ...

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Jonathan Now Grandfather

Jonathan with the bundle of joy flanked by his mother and father of the baby

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has become a grandfather as h is foster daughter, Inebharapu Paul, has put to bed. In photos posted by ABUJA FACTS, a joyful Jonathan posed with Inebharapu, her husband and the baby. Inebharapu Paul, walked down the aisle with her man, Simeon Onyemeachi on January 10, 2015 in Abuja. .Source: Vanguard

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Inspector Falls Off Speeding Commercial Bus, Dies

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The police have arrested a 40-year-old driver, Moshood Ekunsumi, for allegedly killing a police inspector, Stephen Nzerem, on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. The suspect’s conductor, who is at large, has also been declared wanted by the Nigeria Police Force in connection with the death. Ekunsumi, a father of three, plied the Airport Road area and had resumed duty on the fateful ...

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Five Killed, Five Injured In Ikorodu Cult Clash

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Five persons were killed and five others injured in a cult clash in Ikorodu, Lagos on Tuesday. The fight between the Aye and Eiye confraternities was said to have started around 1am during Itunmeko street carnival. Four of the injured have been transferred to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), the other is still at Ikorodu General Hospital. According ...

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E24-7 Magazine Launches Nollywoodnewsnow On Radio

Lovers of Nollywood, Nigeria’s fast-growing film industry can now interact with their favourite artistes, producers and directors on Nollywoodnewsnow On Radio. Nollywoodnewsnow, currently an online news platform reporting Nigeria’s film industry news, celebrations and happenstances, goes live on Nigeria’s first Women radio, WFM 91.7 with effect from Saturday, January 16, 2016. Nollywoodnewsnow on Radio, according to the Executive Producer, Biodun ...

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 ‘How I Dumped My Kids For Botched Libya Trip’

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*Victim’s mum: God said she should go One of the four women saved from being trafficked to Libya last week has said she dumped her two children for her husband for the botched trip. Twenty-six-year-old Cecilia Bankole, a hairdresser and three others, were rescued from a suspected trafficker, Ganiyat Ajijola, who was arrested at Abule-Egba , Lagos by Rapid Response ...

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My Gang Killed 15 Persons -Tiamiyu

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A 23-year-old suspected member of the Aiye Confraternity, Kazeem Tiamiyu, says his gang has killed no fewer than 15 persons in Ogun State since he joined in 2012. He spoke on Monday while being paraded by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, at the command’s headquarters in Eleweran, Abeokuta. He, however, added that he personally took part ...

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Doctor Arrested For Duping, Impregnating Client

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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a native doctor, Ifatade Elegbeleye, for allegedly duping and impregnating a female client, Cecilia (pseudonym), in the Ipaja area of the state. The 42-year-old Elegbeleye, who hails from Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, was arrested by the X-Squad section of the command after the victim complained to the police. The suspect was said to have ...

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Fayose Pours Encomium On Wife At 52

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described his wife, Feyisetan, as a great source of support and God’s grace he enjoys as a politician and the leader of the current administration in the state. In a congratulatory message by the governor on Thursday, January 7, 2016, to mark his wife’s 52nd birthday, Fayose described his wife as ...

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Sexy MYOA Wows With New Album

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By Sam Anokam The talent of Oluwamayowa Morenike Sobamowo popularly known as MYOA (pronounced like IOWA) could be described as a combination of top musicians like Desiree, Asa, Basia and Sade Adu. Her type of music is music not for the noise or money but good listening music for the soul, spirit and body. The American based ebony beauty recently ...

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Police Grant Amnesty To 12 Repentant Cultists In Ogun

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Ogun State Police, yesterday, publicly granted amnesty to 12 cultists after they had denounced their membership of various cult groups in the state. The state Police Commissioner, Abdulmajid Ali presided over the amnesty programme organised in Ewekoro local government area of the state. There was a mild drama during the programme as four more cultists joined eight members who had ...

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Policeman Kills Father Of 2 In Aba

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A policeman attached to Eziama Police Division shot dead a father of two (Ikeokwu Onyemachi), while attempting to seize his motorcycle at Ogbor Hill, Aba, Abia State, yesterday. Late Onyemachi, a Port Harcourt-based businessman, and his friend, Okike, who hails from Abala community in Obingwa council area, were on their way home after depositing the body of one Pa Okike ...

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Birth Defects Linked To Use Of Antidepressant Drug

Using paroxetine, a medication prescribed to treat conditions including depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder, during the first trimester of pregnancy may increase newborns’ risk of congenital malformations and cardiac malformations, a recent analysis published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology has disclosed. Up to one-fifth of women of childbearing age experience depressive symptoms that often lead ...

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Nigerian Sees Four-Year-Old Grandson In ISIS Video

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A four-year-old gun-bearing boy shown in a recent Islamic State (ISIS) video has been confirmed to be partly Nigerian. According to a report by The Telegraph the grandfather of the boy, Mr. Sunday Henry Dare, came forward as the video went viral. Mr. Dare said Isa is the son of a British jihadi bride. The video as released by ISIS ...

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Brutalisation: Police Hand Over Irate Cadets To NAF

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The Police in Lagos have handed over cadets Peters Solomon and Abdullahi Fahad, who were intercepted by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, last Wednesday, while manhandling an artisan, Dahiru Lawal in Ketu area of the state, to authorities of the Nigerian Air Force. The cadets were alleged to have beaten Lawal to a pulp, for breaking their car windscreen, ...

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Court Jails Stockbroker Seven Years For N20m Fraud

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Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, presided over by Justice Kudirat Jose yesterday convicted and sentenced one Tajudeen Folaji to seven years imprisonment. Folaji was found guilty on one-count charge of unauthorised sale of shares and stealing contrary to Section 390(8) (b)of the Criminal Code Law, Cap C17, Vol. 2 Laws of Laws of Lagos State 2003. While Folaji is to ...

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Police nab suspected pipeline vandal, recover truck

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*Soldiers aided us in the creeks, suspects The police in Lagos State have arrested a suspected vandal, Moshood Jibril, who said his gang usually settled security agents with about N500,000 to transport stolen Premium Motor Spirit (popularly called petrol) to Ibadan, Oyo State. Jibril, who was nabbed alongside an accomplice, Joseph Friday, said he also brought in cars illegally from ...

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Two Crushed To Death At Police Checkpoint

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Two persons have died, while others were injured after a Sports Utility Vehicle rammed into a tricycle at the Iyana School bus stop in the Igando area of Lagos State. Our correspondent learnt that the SUV also hit a commercial bus which in turn crashed into another tricycle, killing the driver on the spot. The accident, which occurred at about ...

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Policeman, Robber Killed In Bayelsa Gun Battle

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An unidentified policeman attached to the Department of Operations of the Bayelsa State Police Command has been shot dead by suspected robbers at Agudama, Yenagoa Local Government Area. Also, a member of the gang and a resident of Agudama, Victor Abule, died in the robbery. It was learnt that the incident happened at 11 pm on Saturday when a five-man ...

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Davido Produces ‘Result’ Of Sophia’s Cannabis Test

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Embattled artiste, David Adeleke, aka Davido, has released medical papers indicating that his lover, Sophia Momodu, allegedly tested positive for cannabis. He also released a photo of his seven-month-old child, Imade, having a “breathing exercise”, which he claimed was administered every night to help her lungs “due to exposure to second-hand smoke and cannabis-infected breast milk.”   Davido threatened to ...

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Ooni Unveils Plans For Youth In Sports, Tourism

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi,  has dedicated the New Year to youths with a promise to engage three thousand of them at the ongoing construction of a Tourist Resort in the ancient town. In a statement by his Director of Media and Public Affairs, Moses Olafare, the monarch said that his plan for 2016 was to turn ...

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Biggest Jesus Christ’s Statue Unveiled In Imo

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A 30-foot statue of Jesus Christ carved from white marble, thought to be the biggest of its kind in Africa, was unveiled on Friday in Abajah, Imo State. Standing barefoot with arms outstretched, the “Jesus de Greatest” statue weighs 40 tonnes. More than 100 priests and hundreds of Catholic worshippers attended the nine-metre (30-foot) statue’s official unveiling in the village ...

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‘How We Killed DSS Officials, Buried 370 Vandals At Arepo’

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In the beginning of 2015, 23-yearold Idowu Sobijoh got himself in a fix. He got a young lady pregnant. The lady’s parents insisted he must marry her. Eager to please his family and the lady, Sobijoh accepted. He desperately needed money to buy the necessary items for the marriage rites and also pay the lady’s dowry. He joined a pipeline ...

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Kidnappers Of Mum Of Okowa’s Aide Demand N35m Ransom

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Abductors of Mrs Queen Eyetan Egbedi, mother of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s Senior Special Assistant on Agriculture and immediate past Chairman of Sapele Local Government Council, Mr Julius Egbedi, yesterday demand a ransom of N35m to secure her release. Mrs Egbedi, aged 73 was kidnapped at about 11pm on Sunday 27/12/2015, at her country home in Ituru-Elume, within Sapele Local Government ...

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