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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Drug addict who was caught with charms and weapons smiles for the camera as he is arrested

Drug addict who was caught with charms and weapons smiles for the camera as he is arrested

                       The Lagos state Rapid Response Squad shared these photos of a drug addict caught with charms and weapons who smiled for the camera as he was being arrested in the Ketu area of Lagos state. They tweeted; “This dude was caught smoking weed around Ketu axis of Lagos. He ...

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56 year-old-man arraigned in Lagos for stealing a pot of soup and N10,000

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Tajudeen Lateef, a 56-year-old man today appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly breaking into a food vendor’s shop and stealing pot of soup, and N10,000. Lateef, who resides at Atan near Ota in Ogun, is being tried for stealing but he pleaded not guilty. However, the Police Prosecutor, Sgt . Mike Unah insisted that the accused committed the ...

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Court overturns Senator Ovie Omo-Agege’s suspension by Senate

Court overturns Senator Ovie Omo-Agege's suspension by Senate

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege from the Senate for 90 legislative days. Omo-Agege had gone to court to seek redress wherein he filed a suit against the Senate (1st defendant), the Senate President (2nd defendant), and the Attorney General of the Federation (3rd). By the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/314/2018, Omo-Agege, representing ...

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IGP: Nigeria Police to challenge Senate’s declaration in court

IGP: Nigeria Police to challenge Senate’s declaration in court

The Nigeria Police Force says it will be challenging the Senate’s declaration of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris as an enemy of democracy who is unfit to occupy any office in Nigeria and outside Nigeria. The police chief has been invited thrice to the senate and on the three occasions, he sent a representative who was always ...

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PDP Chieftain, Bode George’s son dies at 42

PDP Chieftain, Bode George’s son dies at 42

PDP chieftain Bode George, has lost his son, Dipo. The 42-year-old died in the early hours of Tuesday, May 8th after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment. He died at a hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos state. Dipo was born by the politician’s first wife, Feyi. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, gives tips on how to identify suicide bombers

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, gives tips on how to identify suicide bombers

Chief of Army staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the weekend, gave tips on how to identify suicide bombers. Speaking during a condolence visit to Mubi, Adamawa state where over 80 persons were killed during two suicide attacks, the Army chief said “People can identify them by the abnormal way they dress. Therefore, people should be vigilant. Because of improvement ...

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Dino Melaye’s bail application adjourned till Thursday May 10th

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The Chief Justice of Kogi State High Court, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, has adjourned hearing on the bail application of embattled senator, Dino Melaye till Thursday, May 10th. Recall that Dino was re-arrested last week and arraigned in a Kogi magistrate court for alleged possession of fire arms and funding a criminal group. The magistrate court last week ordered that he ...

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‘Headies is yoruba award, no igbo artist performed or won an award’ – OAP MC Akonuche

'Headies is yoruba award, no igbo artist performed or won an award' - OAP MC Akonuche

As he shared by the comedian/Blaze FM, Anambra, OAP on Instagram … Read below… For d past 6 years iv been on radio iv come to realise DAT there is particularly a special type of segregation bw d Eastern Nigerian musicians n d westerners.. But with critical analysis, I noticed DAT d Easterners contributed so much to dia own problem.. ...

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”National Assembly to pass 2018 Budget next week” Senate President Bukola Saraki

'National Assembly to pass 2018 Budget next week'' Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the National Assembly will ensure that the 2018 budget will be passed next week. The senate president disclosed this to state house correspondents after his visit to President Buhari yesterday May 7th. In the same vein, the House of Representatives says it will pass the 2018 budget before the end of next week. ...

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Russian cabinet resigns just hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration

Russian cabinet resigns just hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration

Hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for another term as President, the Russian cabinet has resigned. Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev signed an order on the Russian government’s resignation,” the government said. Putin won the March 18th elections gaining 76.69 per cent of the vote, with over 56.4 million voters casting their ballots for him, according to Central Election Commission data. He ...

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Breaking: Nigerian Army rescues over 1000 Boko Haram captives

Nigerian Army rescues over 1000 Boko Haram captives

Troops of 22 Brigade deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE of the Nigerian Army has rescued over 1000 hostages from the Boko Haram Terrorists enclave. The operation which was conducted in conjunction with allies of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), rescued the hostages from Malamkari, Amchaka, Walasa and Gora villages of Bama Local Government Area oThe hostages. The hostages consisted mainly ...

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Lagos State to begin the refund of N30 Million to 2017 Pilgrims

Lagos State to begin the refund of N30 Million to 2017 Pilgrims

The Lagos State Government will begin the disbursement of N30 Million Refund to 2017 pilgrims on Wednesday, May 9th at the Lagos Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board premises, GRA, Ikeja. The State Commissioner for Home Affairs and Amir-ul-Hajj, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef disclosed this at the weekend while briefing newsmen on the preparation for the 2018 Hajj exercise. He explained that adequate ...

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Breaking: President Buhari off to the UK to see his doctor

President Buhari off to the UK to see his doctor

President Buhari will today, Tuesday May 8th, 2018, embark on a four-day trip to the United Kingdom to see his doctor. A statement by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, says in the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in Londo n on his way back from Washington last week, President Buhari had a ...

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Lagos Police Command arrests pastor for propagating hate speech

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The Lagos State Police command have arrested a 35-year-old pastor, Chris Mordi, of the Miracle of Fires Ministry, Langbasa, Ajah, Lagos, for allegedly propagating hate speech in the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Edgal Imohimi , disclosed this to newsmen, stressing that the suspect was arrested on May 5 at Ado Road, Langbasa area of Ajah in ...

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Lawyer, Mike Ozekhome reveals why Dino Melaye jumped off police van

Lawyer, Mike Ozekhome reveals why Dino Melaye jumped off police van

Counsel to Dino Melaye, Mike Ozekhome, has revealed why the embattled senator representing Kogi west, jumped off a police vehicle while he was being transported to Kogi state in April. Ozekhome who spoke to newsmen after the High court in Kogi adjourned hearing on Dino’s bail application earlier today, said the embattled senator jumped off the police van because he ...

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Oro day: Lagos police reacts to Ikorodu monarch’s order for women to sit at home today

Oro day: Lagos police reacts to Ikorodu monarch's order for women to sit at home today

The Lagos state police command has reacted to the purported order issued by the Ayangburen of Ikorodu , Oba Kabiru Shotobi, for all women residing in the area to sit at home as the traditionalist in the area would be undergoing a traditional exercise, Oro, that must not be witnessed by women. A copy of the purported letter above. In ...

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Gowon warns against impeachment of President Buhari

Gowon warns against impeachment of President Buhari

        Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd) Thursday cautioned against the removal of elected officials particularly the President, saying doing so would not augur well for the nation’s fledging democracy. Gowon stated this in Abuja on Thursday while playing host to members of the Northern Leaders and Stakeholders Assembly (NLSA) who paid him a courtesy ...

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Technical Stopover: Again Buhari violates Nigeria constitution – PDP

Technical Stopover: Again Buhari violates Nigeria constitution – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has on Thursday berated the US visit of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that he left Nigeria to US for an unofficial visit to Donald Trump, US president, without following the constitutional procedure of consulting the national assembly. In a statement dully signed and sent by the party’s publicity secretary, Ologbondiyan described Mr Presidents visit as ...

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Court orders final forfeiture of Lagos property recovered from naval officers

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Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered final forfeiture of three and five-bedroom terrace duplexes, situated at Lekki Gardens Estate Ltd, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Muslim Hassan gave the final orders while ruling on an application for final forfeiture of the property, as filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Joined as respondents in ...

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Airtel 4G berths in Abuja

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Nigerian mobile operator, Airtel Nigeria on Thursday launched its 4G network in Abuja. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bharti Airtel, Nigeria and Ghana operations, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya said the launch was part of ongoing upgrade modernization of its network across Nigeria. Ogunsanya said the Airtel 4G network is coming to stabilize the existing 3G network service with high ...

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