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LASU VC warns 4,343 new students against social vices

LASU VC warns 4,343 new students against social vices

The Vice Chancellor, Lagos State University, LASU, Prof. Lanre Fagbohun, has advised fresh students to shun all forms of social vices or risk expulsion. Fagbohun spoke at the matriculation ceremony for the 2017/2018 academic session. Giving a breakdown of the admission process at the occasion, he said that of the 40,000 candidates who made LASU as their first choice and ...

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SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

SERAP urges Ambode to reverse ‘unfair Lekki toll charges’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode “to take steps to immediately reverse the unfair and discriminatory toll charges at the Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge toll gates by the Lekki Concession Company, if the Lagos State government is not to run the risk of undermining the public interests, democratic values and accountability, and opportunities ...

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Herdsmen to now carry ID cards in Delta

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Herdsmen grazing their herds within and around Ughelli South local government area of Delta State, would henceforth from today, bear Identity Cards after having their biometrics taken for them to embark on their trade in the area. The ID card which would be valid within Ughelli South council area alone would be implemented by a 16-man taskforce committee with membership ...

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Fresh trouble for Dino Melaye

Fresh trouble for Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye may have succeeded in putting in abeyance the move to recall him from the senate, his mouth has put him in another problem. Various media reports said the federal government has filed a two-count charge against him for allegedly giving false information to the police in relation to a claim he made April 17 of an attempt ...

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Breaking: Buratai deploys troops to Benue, Taraba, 4 other states

Buratai deploys troops to Benue, Taraba, 4 other states

At last, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai has ordered immediate deployment of Army troops to Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa, Kogi, Niger and Kaduna states to contend insecurity in the six states. The deployment came following ceaseless clashes between farmers and herdsmen which have resulted to several deaths and destruction of property worth several billions of naira. The ...

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President Buhari ignores Health Minister, reinstates suspended NHIS boss under investigation of alleged N919m fraud

President Buhari ignores Health Minister, reinstates suspended NHIS boss under investigation of alleged N919m fraud

President Buhari has reinstated the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf. Mr. Yusuf was suspended by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in June 2017, following allegations of gross misconduct and corruption to the tune of N919m. A panel of inquiry set up by the Minister found the suspended NHIS boss guilty of nepotism, theft ...

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Governor Ortom replies Police PRO, says ”Your IGP is the drowning man”

Governor Ortom replies Police PRO, says ''Your IGP is the drowning man''

Governor Samuel Ortom , has fired back at the police public relations officer, Jimoh Moshood, who yesterday referred to him as drowning man in an interview with Channels TV . The police spokesperson said this while reacting to calls by the state governor for the IG of Police, Idris Ibrahim, to resign from office following the series of attacks by herdsmen ...

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Breaking: IBB’s spokesperson, Kassim Afegbua, slams N1bn lawsuit against IGP, Channels TV, NTA, others

IBB’s spokesperson, Kassim Afegbua, slams N1bn lawsuit against IGP, Channels TV, NTA, others

The Spokesman of former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida , Kassim Afegbua , has filed a N1 billion lawsuit against the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, for declaring him wanted over the controversial statement he released on the order of his boss, Babangida, on Sunday February 4th. Other defendants listed in the case are: The Nigeria Police Force, the ...

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Photos: EFCC arrests 15 ”Yahoo boys” …recovers Coffins, Calabash

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested 15 suspected Internet fraudsters for offences bordering on obtaining by false pretence, lottery scam and love scam. The suspects are: Adeyemi Tiwatope, 20; Odeyemi Olawale, 20; Nike Afolabi Olaiya, 20; Awe Abimbola Ireti, 23; Yusuf Aliu Oluwafemi, 20; Osidipe Olatunbosun, 24; Tosin Adesanya, 19 and Adeyinka Bello, 17. ...

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NDLEA arrests man transporting guns to Benue State

NDLEA arrests man transporting guns to Benue State

   A man has been arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Jigawa State, while transporting firearms to Benue state. The suspect, identified as Salisu Mahmuda, was arrested on Sunday 4, February, 2018 with 2 locally made revolver pistol, one cut to size revolver rifle, with five-rounds of live ammunition. Mahmouda revealed that he is an indigene ...

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Breaking: Ambulance brings Metuh to court on stretcher

Ambulance brings Metuh to court on stretcher

The Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Monday, arrived the Federal High Court in an ambulance and on a stretcher. Recall that Metuh’s lawyer, Emeka Etiaba, had told the court during last month’s court appearance that Metuh was on admission at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital and could not appear in ...

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Federal High court jails Labourer, 23, for trafficking 350g of Cannabis

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday, sentenced a 23-years-old Labourer, Musa Danjuma, to one year imprisonment, for trafficking in 350g of Cannabis Sativa, also known as ‘Hemp’. The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Jan. 29, arraigned the convict on a one count charge of trafficking Hemp. Danjuma pleaded guilty to the charge. The prosecution said ...

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I demand nothing but the best, Gov. Ambode tells new cabinet members

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Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday swore in new members of his cabinet, demanding from them ‘nothing but the best’. “Given the cosmopolitan nature of our state and the peculiar challenges of a mega city, we cannot afford to rely on the status quo approach to providing solution to new and emerging issues. “As you settle down to ...

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BREAKING : Buhari renames Federal University Ebonyi, Alex Ekwueme University

Buhari renames Federal University Ebonyi, Alex Ekwueme University

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed Federal University, Ndufu-Ikwo, Ebonyi State to Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ebonyi State. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbanjo, announced this during the burial service of the former late, Dr Alex Ekwueme at St John, The Divine Church, Oko, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State. He said this was in honour of Ekwueme’s contributions to ...

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Court of Arbitration for Sport lifts ban on 28 Russian athletes

Court of Arbitration for Sport lifts ban on 28 Russian athletes

Twenty eight Russian athletes could still take part in this month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, after the Court of Arbitration for Sport today lifted life bans imposed on them for alleged doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Sport’s top court ruled there was “insufficient” evidence that the 28 athletes out of the 43 that sought the court’s ...

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Police officer shoots senior colleague dead over girlfriend in Adamawa

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A police corporal in Adamawa state, Bala Adamu,has killed his colleague, Sergeant Emmanuel Timothy , after a row at a drinking spot in the Madagali area of the state. DailyTrust reports that the deceased bought a local gin from a lady said to be Adamu’s girlfriend. Adamu was said to have been jealous that the unnamed lady was having a ...

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Osinbajo, Governors hold meeting over Herdsmen/Farmers clashes

Osinbajo, Governors hold meeting over Herdsmen/Farmers clashes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday presided over a meeting of the National Economic Council Working Group on the Herdsmen/Farmers conflicts in parts of the country. The meeting took place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with a number of State Governors in attendance.

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Police rescue 16 Nigerian women trafficked through Libya and forced into prostitution in Spain, they were threatened with Voodoo

Police rescue 16 Nigerian women trafficked through Libya and forced into prostitution in Spain

The Spanish National Police, supported by Europol, have rescued 16 Nigerian women that were forced into prostitution in Spain, and also arrested 11 members of a criminal network (behind the exploitation) that operated from Europe, mainly in Spain, Italy, Germany and Denmark. The women were recruited in the Benin, Nigeria under false promises of a better life in Europe and ...

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Native doctor, Tordue Gber who allegedly acts as a spiritual adviser to wanted armed criminal has been killed in Benue – Army

Native doctor, Tordue Gber who allegedly acts as a spiritual adviser to wanted armed criminal has been killed in Benue - Army

Notorious native doctor, Tordue Gber (Tiv Swem), who allegedly acts as a spiritual adviser to wanted armed criminal militias, has been killed. He was killed by the military in a operation at Tor-Dunga town in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka Usman, confirmed in a statement issued on Wednesday. ...

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Angry Lagosians react after increment in Lekki toll gate fare causes ‘Incredible’ traffic jam

Angry Lagosians react after increment in Lekki toll gate fare causes 'Incredible' traffic jam

Angry Lagosians were not happy about the increase in toll gate fare which has caused traffic in the area. The entire Lekki/Victoria Island was locked down due to traffic that’s largely caused by the new Lekki toll gate fare that got increased. Many people were stuck in traffic for hours.

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