Friday , 20 January 2017

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Bribe-Seeking Police In Lagos Instigate Mob To Beat Motorcyclist To Coma For Resisting Extortion

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Two Nigerian police officers in the Bariga area of Lagos State, frustrated that a motorcyclist would not let them extort a bribe from him, instigated a mob to beat up their victim, leaving him comatose, our correspondent found. The horrific attack took place in the early hours of Tuesday, January …

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Man Docked For Allegedly Raping, Impregnating 14-Year-Old Girl

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A 22-year-old man, Bright Uwalaka, who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl and impregnated her, was on Friday charged before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court , Lagos. ‎ Mr. Uwalaka, who resides at Number 10, Hassan St., Ajangbadi, Lagos State, pleaded not guilty to the count charge of defilement. The Prosecutor, …

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N300 Million Fraud: Trial Of Ex-NIMASA Boss Postponed To January 24

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday fixed January 24 for continuation of the trial of a former Acting Director-General of NIMASA, Haruna Jauro, who is facing a N304.1 million fraud charge. Mr. Jauro is charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, alongside Dauda Bawa and Thlumbau …

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Woman Killed By Truck On Thursday In Lagos Was Pregnant

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The woman who was killed in an early morning auto crash resulting from reckless driving on Thursday in Lagos has been identified to be a pregnant woman, Mrs Helen Akhimien. A Police source told newsmen on Friday that the driver of the vehicle, a Toyota Camry with registration number KUJ 412 …

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Rape: She Told Her Parents He Put Something In Her Vagina

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A suspect, Opeyemi Yekini, was on Friday arraigned in Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly defiling a seven-year-old girl. Yinka was arrested after the girl told her parents he put something in her vagina. Yekini, 19, a resident of No, 42, Alhaji Abass Street., Ogudu Lagos was charged on …

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Anambra Broadcasting Service Returns Car Prize to Ms. Chidinma Okeke of Cucumber Fame

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According to human rights lawyer,Emeka Ugwuonye, Anambra Broadcasting Service has returned ex-miss Anambra Chidinma Okeke’s car to her.Below is what he wrote….. ‘The Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) yesterday returned the prize vehicle to the former Anambra Beauty Queen and made her sign an undertaking that she would not grant press …

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Federal, State, Local Governments Share N400bn For January

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Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Friday shared N400 billion among the three tiers of government. The figure is N13.1 billion more than what they shared as revenue in December.   The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, at the monthly FAAC meeting said the N400 billion was distributed under …

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Lagos Clamps Down On Erring Motorists

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Lagos State Government on Friday carried out enforcement of its Traffic and Environmental Laws across the state and clamped down on erring motorists, urging other motorists and residents to adopt willful compliance with the relevant laws to ensure free flow of traffic, civility and public order in the metropolis. The …

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Former Reps Member Accuses Wife Of Sleeping With Pastor

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Mr Leonard Dilcon, a former member of the House of Representatives, has accused his divorce-seeking wife, Joy, of sleeping with her Pastor. He blamed the pastor for the crisis in his marriage.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dilcon made the accusation while defending himself in a …

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NDLEA Nabs Cambodia Bound Trader With Drugs Worth $1.4m In Abuja Airport

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National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)  has intercepted a textile merchant with 4.4kgs of methamphetamine at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja on his way to the kingdom of Cambodia. According to NDLEA in an official statement signed by the Head, Public Affairs, Mr Ofoyeju Mitchell, announcing the interception …

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MMM: EFCC, SEC Jointly Declare Total War On Ponzi Schemes

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, on Thursday vowed to clamp down on fraudulent operators in the Nigerian capital market. Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, EFCC, and his SEC counterpart, Mournir Gwarzo made the pledge while signing a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, for …

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Displaced Victims Storm Tinubu’s House

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Hundreds of the displaced victims of Olokonla town via Ogombo village in Etiosa local government area of Lagos State, yesterday, stormed the Lagos Island residence of the former Lagos State Governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu to protest one month of homelessness brought about by illegal demolition by the state government. The …

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Gov. Fayose Rewards Retiree With N100,000 For Returning N1.8m

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Ekiti State Gov., Ayo Fayose, on Thursday gave a cash reward of N100,000 to a retired Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs Mary Omotosho, for returning the sum of N1.78m wrongfully paid to her by the Ekiti State Pensions Commission. The governor, who gave the reward at the Government House, Ado Ekiti, …

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NDLEA Uncovers Building Stocked With Cannabis In Akure

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Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has discovered a building stocked with cannabis also known as Indian hemp in Akure, the Ondo State capital. According to a source, the cannabis which were packed in hundreds of bags was worth several millions of naira was discovered in Monday …

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Why Nigerian Peace Corps Is Collecting N40, 000 From Unemployed Youth — Commandant

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The N40, 000 the Nigerian Peace Corps is taking from mostly unemployed youth who seek job placement in the organisation covers the running cost and provision of materials, its National Commandant said on Thursday. Dickson Akor said during a press briefing in Abuja that the Independent Corrupt Practices and other …

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Naira Depreciates Further Against Dollar

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The Naira on Thursday remained indifferent to the sale of over $250m to licensed Bureau De Change operators nationwide as it suffered another loss against the dollar. The Naira inched against the dollar at the early hours of Thursday morning by 2 points but could not sustain the gain as …

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Woman Commits Suicide Over Argument With Husband

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THE wife of a Naval Rating committed suicide over a misunderstanding with her husband at Igando area of Lagos State. The deceased, Mrs Omojoye, reportedly left home on Sunday, saying she was going to church. Apprehension set in when she did not return home. Her husband, Seaman Band Omojoye, reportedly …

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How Criminals Without Passport Vanish From Nigeria A Mystery – Immigration

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South South Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ishaq Salilu, on Wednesday called for an enhanced collaboration between the EFCC and the Nigeria Immigration Services, NIS, in checking the menace of criminals and fraudsters in the country. Salihu made this remark when he received the Comptroller …

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Police Arrest Two Suspects In Connection With Nigerian-Turkish School Kidnap

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The Nigeria Police have arrested two suspected masterminds of the kidnapping of pupils and staff members of the Nigerian Turkish International Colleges. Among those arrested were Philip Kakadu, aka General Kakadu, and Romeo Council, otherwise known as Raw.   Other suspects were also said to be undergoing screening in connection …

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Pastor Heals Woman With Vaginal Warts With His Shoe (VIDEO)

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A video uploaded on the Facebook page of Pastor Zendile Andries November of Victorious Faith Ministries, South Africa, shows the pastor asking one of his female congregants whether she has “pimples” on her vagina. When she said ‘yes’‚ a man removes November’s shoe and the pastor is seen handing it …

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