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Police say married woman died after ‘marathon sex’
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Police say married woman died after ‘marathon sex’

Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde A forty-year-old married woman […]

Stakeholders laud Lagos police boss for accountability
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Stakeholders laud Lagos police boss for accountability

[File] Imohimi Edgal The Stakeholders Forum On Police Accountability (SFOPA) has applauded the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, over his accountability policy in policing. The group stated that the policy has largely accounted for improved public perception of the police in Lagos since his assumption of office. National […]

Pay our gratuity, pension arrears, NTA retirees tell federal government
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Pay our gratuity, pension arrears, NTA retirees tell federal government

Nigerian Television Authority Retirees of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) yesterday said the Federal Government owed them 15 months gratuity and pension arrears as a result of which they are dying of hunger. The retirees, under the aegis of Nigerian Television Authority Contributory Pensioners Association (NTACOPAN), at a press conference […]

Biafra group scores Buhari low on suspended U.S. consular services
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Biafra group scores Buhari low on suspended U.S. consular services

[file] Leader of the Biafra Zionists, Benjamin Onwuka Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF) has said the suspension of Abuja services by the United States embassy was a vote of no confidence in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. It reinstated its commitment to take over Enugu State Government House on Monday, August […]

The Guardian Finance Awards 2018 holds September 14 in Lagos
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The Guardian Finance Awards 2018 holds September 14 in Lagos

The Guardian is holding its Finance Awards on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island Lagos by 5pm.<br />PHOTO/WIKIPEDIA The Guardian is holding its Finance Awards on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Grand Ball Room of Eko Hotel & Suites, […]

Suspected pipeline vandal escapes from court during proceedings
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Suspected pipeline vandal escapes from court during proceedings

Court A suspected pipeline vandal, Kingsley Ibeto, played a fast one on a Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Professor Chuka Obiozor, and disappeared after his plea was taken. Ibeto, who was arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), was arraigned on a two-count charge […]

Court strikes out anti-GMO case as activists move to fight on
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Court strikes out anti-GMO case as activists move to fight on

FCT High Court. Photo: Hotels The Federal High Court of Justice, in Abuja has struck out an anti- Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) case due to technicalities. Justice A.R Mohammed in delivering his judgment said the court’s hands were tied, due to one of the objections raised by the defendant, even […]

ASUU to protest today against poor funding of LAUTECH
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ASUU to protest today against poor funding of LAUTECH

LAUTECH Members of the Benin zone of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will today begin protest against the poor funding of Ladoke Akintola University (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho. Prof. Fred Esumeh, who is the zonal coordinator of the union, disclosed this yesterday, while addressing journalists in Benin City. He said the […]

Cross River governement accuses APC chieftains of disrupting by-election
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Cross River governement accuses APC chieftains of disrupting by-election

Cross River State governor Professor Ben Ayade Cross River State government has accused two leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Vena Ikem and Paul Adah, of importing thugs and cultists to disrupt last Saturday’s by-election. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate, Mrs. Abbey Ukpukpen, who replaced her late husband, […]

South West urged to resist immigrants threatening peace, security
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South West urged to resist immigrants threatening peace, security

Otunba Gani Adams Yoruba Koya Movement (YKM) has called on governments of South West states to stop accommodating persons who would threaten security in the region. The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, which has the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Gani Adams; Afenifere leaders and elder statesmen as members, said it […]

Lagos debunks alleged anti-Igbo moves by Ambodeitor
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Lagos debunks alleged anti-Igbo moves by Ambodeitor

Ambode.<br />twitter.com/AkinwunmiAmbode Lagos State Government yesterday described a report on social media alleging that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode was making moves against non-indigenes, especially the Igbo, as baseless, mischievous and irresponsible. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, stated that the claims in the report were nothing but absolute falsehood and […]

Troops kill notorious kidnapper, nab ransom negotiator in Zamfara
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Troops kill notorious kidnapper, nab ransom negotiator in Zamfara

Nigerian Army The troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army under Operation Whirl Punch, have neutralised five bandits, including a notorious kidnapper from Zamfara State identified as Sani Danbuzuwa. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division, Col. Muhammad Dole, made this known in a statement yesterday. He, however, regretted that one […]