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Lagos police command reacts to sex-for-bail scandal, refutes widow’s claim of being sexually harassed by police officer at Ilaje police station

Lagos police command reacts to sex-for-bail scandal, refutes widow's claim of being sexually harassed by police officer at Ilaje police station

The Lagos state police command has refuted claims made by a widow, Mrs Adebukola Mowette, that when she was arrested by men of the Ilaje police station last month, one of the officers simply identified as Egi, demanded sex from her and also threatened to keep her in the cell for a long time if she failed to yield to ...

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Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in soakaway pit

Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in soakaway pit

The body of a 3-year-old boy who went missing has been found in a soakaway pit in Lagos. The boy, identified as Waris, was found dead in the cesspit of an uncompleted building on Simpson street in Ebute-Meta, Lagos. According to Punch, Waris was with his mother in their apartment before he went out to play. When his mother didn’t ...

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Video: President Trump refuses to take questions from CNN’s Jim Acosta, says network is ”Fake news”

President Trump refuses to take questions from CNN's Jim Acosta, says network is ''Fake news"

At a joint press briefing with UK Prime Minister Theresa May this afternoon, President Trump publicly refused to take questions from CNN reporter, Jim Acosta, saying the network is ”Fake news”. Watch video of him below:

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Sex-for-bail scandal rocks Bariga Police Station

Sex-for-bail scandal rocks Bariga Police Station

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Edgal Imohimi, has ordered the gender unit of the command to invstigate the allegation made by a widow, Mrs Adebukola Mowette, that an officer identified as Egi, at the Ilaje Police station in the state, demanded for sex from her before granting her bail. According to Mrs Mowette, she was arrested on June ...

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video: SARS officers assaulting man in Lagos

SARS officers assaulting man in Lagos

The trending video shows 5 armed SARS officers assaulting a man who refused to get into their van. Watch the video below:

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US Consular general, John Bray, visits injured Governor Ayo Fayose

US Consular general, John Bray, visits injured Governor Ayo Fayose

US Consular General, F. John Bray yesterday morning paid a visit to injured governor Ayo Fayose at his office in Ekiti state. Bray is in the state to monitor the election. See more photos below:

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Court sends wife of Boko Haram commander to rehabilitation centre, jails 113 other terrorists

Court sends wife of Boko Haram commander to rehabilitation centre, jails 113 other terrorists

A Federal High Court sitting at the Wawa Cantonment in Kainji, Niger State has sentenced 113 Boko Haram members to jail over their involvement in terrorism. According to reports, the suspects were found guilty on charges of membership of Boko Haram group, concealing information vital to security agencies, providing support to the sect, participating in acts of terrorism, which resulted ...

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Africa loses $50 Billion to corruption annually – EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu

Africa loses $50 Billion to corruption annually - EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu

Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, decried the scourge of corruption in Africa, stressing that the continent loses about $ 50billion annually to Illicit financial flows. He made this assertion in Port Harcourt, Rivers State at the 2018 commemoration of the African Anti- Corruption Day. According to Magu, the egregious level of ...

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Governor Ambode hosts 11-year old boy who drew Macron’s portrait In 2-hours at Afrika Shrine and pledges to sponsor his education

Governor Ambode hosts 11-year old boy who drew Macron’s portrait In 2-hours at Afrika Shrine

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday hosted an 11-year-old hyperrealist artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan who drew a stunning portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron in just two hours on the spot during the President’s visit to the new Afrika Shrine in Lagos. Governor Ambode, who hosted the artist alongside his parents, teachers and instructor, promised to give him educational support, ...

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President Buhari commissions Abuja Light rail network, the first of its kind in West Africa

President Buhari commissions Abuja Light rail network

President Buhari, officially commissioned the first phase of the Abuja Light Rail mass transit covering 12 stations within the metropolis. The Abuja Rail is the first Light Rail network in West Africa. The rail project has been in the works for over 11 years. It was inherited at 63% completion and the remaining 37% was fast-tracked to completion by this ...

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Police burst gang which specializes in the kidnap, rape and murder of women in Imo State

Police burst gang which specializes in the kidnap, rape and murder of women in Imo State

The Imo State Police Command has arrested members of a gang over the rape and murder of women in the state. The State Commissioner of Police, Dasuki Galandachi, who confirmed the arrest said the gang specializes in the kidnap, rape and murder of women. Briefing newsmen at the Clans Headquarters in Owerri, Galandachi disclosed that the gang kidnapped, raped and ...

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‘A National campaign against fake news has been launched in Nigeria’ – Lai Mohammed

'A National campaign against fake news has been launched in Nigeria' - Lai Mohammed

A National Campaign Against Fake News has been launched in Nigeria by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who described the phenomenon as a time bomb that can detonate with deadly consequences if left unchecked. Speaking at a world press conference in Abuja today, the Minister also described fake news a a global epidemic that could be ...

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R-APC petitions INEC to nullify Oshiomhole, 17 others’ election as APC national officers

R-APC petitions INEC to nullify Oshiomhole, 17 others’ election as APC national officers

The Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to invalidate the election of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC upon alleged irregularities at the convention where he emerged. Besides Oshiomhole, the R-APC is also seeking the annulment of the election of 18 other national officers who emerged at ...

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WHO says adults require less than 5g of salt daily

Salt

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has recommended that every adult should consume less than five grammes of salt; less than one teaspoon daily to maintain a healthy life. WHO, on its Twitter Handle @WHOAFRO, on Saturday, said most people still consumed too much salt, an average of nine to 12 grammes daily or about twice the recommended maximum level of ...

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Lagos State Govt. cleans up illegal dumpsite in Apapa

Lagos State Govt. cleans up illegal dumpsite in Apapa

The Lagos State Ministry of Environment on Saturday mopped up an illegal dumpsite at Coconut Area of the Apapa axis, to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment. Durosinmi-Etti said that the mope up of refuse on the Apapa axis of Oshodi Expressway was necessary because of the hazard it posed for the residents of the environment. He said that the ...

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IBB must tell Nigerians why MKO was sacrificed – Abiola’s Aide

IBB must tell Nigerians why MKO was sacrificed – Abiola’s Aide

Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF and son of late human rights activist, Gani Fawehinmi, Muhammed, have demanded from President Muhammadu Buhari to pay late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola’s family 25 years entitlements as President, just as the family marked the 20th anniversary of his death. They stressed that the title of Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal ...

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President Buhari signs executive order on suspicious assets in his latest move to battle corruption

President Buhari signs executive order on suspicious assets in his latest move to battle corruption

Yesterday, Thursday 5th July, 2018, President Buhari signed an Executive Order on the preservation of suspicious assets connected with corruption. The Presidency disclosed this in a message posted on one of its verified Twitter handles, @AsoRock. “President @MBuhari has just signed a Presidential Executive Order on the Preservation of Suspicious Assets Connected with Corruption at the Council Chambers, State House, ...

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Senate once again summons police IG, Ibrahim Idris over recent killings

Senate once again summons police IG, Ibrahim Idris over recent killings

The Senate Committee on Police Affairs has summoned the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, over the Monday killing of seven police officers in Abuja. Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman of the Committee made the disclosure on the floor of the Senate today after the Senate President Bukola Saraki, asked that the matter be investigated. Saraki lamented over the death ...

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Man who raped 13-year-old girl and infected her with HIV , allegedly bribes his way out of jail with N200,000

Man who raped 13-year-old girl and infected her with HIV , allegedly bribes his way out of jail with N200,000

Yakubu Mohammed, 51, who raped a 13-year-old girl and infected her with HIV in Jigawa State allegedly bribed his way out of jail with N200,000 The father of the victim, Abdullahi Ahmad (pictured above) who reported the development to PREMIUM TIMES and an independent radio station in the state, said he was shocked when he came across the man on ...

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Killings: ”I came into office with a vow to protect lives and I remain committed to this ” President Buhari tells CAN leaders

Killings: ''I came into office with a vow to protect lives and I remain committed to this '' President Buhari tells CAN leaders

President Buhari has vowed to do everything within his power to end the wanton killings in many parts in the country. The President made the pledge when he received a delegation from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) from 19 Northern States and FCT Abuja led by Rev. Dr. Yakubu Pam in his office at the state house Abuja, today ...

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