Tuesday , 17 January 2017

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Policeman Arrested For Killing Bus Driver Over N50 Bribe In Niger

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The Niger State Police Command have arrested one of its officers Isah Mohammed, for shooting and killing a bus driver over N50 at a checkpoint along Tegina-Lagos Road Niger state. According to eyewitness accounts, the police sergeant was said to have demanded a N100 roger to which the driver gave him …

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Comedian Basketmouth buries mother in style

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Basketmouth’s late mother, Madam Felicia Okpocha has been laid to rest in her hometown in Abia state. She passed away on October 3rd after a brief illness. May her soul continue to rest in peace, Amen. See burial photos below.

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Lagos State Records Over 24,000 HIV Positive Cases In Two Years

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The Lagos State Aids Control Agency, LSACA, has said in the last two years it has recorded more than 24,000 cases of HIV positive cases in the state. Dr. Oluseyi Temowo, the Chief Executive Officer of the agency, revealed this while speaking on the activities the agency has lined up to …

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2 Vigilante Members, Several Terrorists Killed In Fresh Chibok Attack

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The Chairman of Damboa Local Council area of Borno State, Yaga Yarakawa, has said that two members of a vigilante group from the council, and several Boko Haram insurgents were killed in a fierce encounter between the two groups, during a patrol in Shawa village on Thursday. “The attacked village, …

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NAFDAC Seals Fake Cosmetics Factory In Benue

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has sealed off fake cosmetics factory in Benue State. Men of task force on counterfeit products of the agency, who stormed the factories located in Makurdi also picked up a distributor of fake product at Nala, headquarters of Gwer …

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Pastor Arrested For Defiling Teenager In Ogun

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A pastor simply identified as Adekunle Francis, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl, simply identified as Dolapo. The suspected was arrested on November 22 Sango Ota, after he reportedly lured his victim into an uncompleted building under the pretext of praying for and …

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4 Killed As Gunmen Attack Mile One Village In Kaduna

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Four persons were killed while several houses including the house of the village head were burnt, when unknown gunmen attacked Mile One Village in Tafan District, Kaduna State on Friday. A resident, who preferred anonymity, on Saturday in Kafanchan said that the hoodlums launched an attack against the residents between …

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TECNO Releases a Flagship Pad WinPad 2 In Nigeria

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After a global launch of flagship mobile phone in Dubai, TECNO, one of the international mobile giants, is taking another big step in the pad market, launching its flagship pad WinPad 2 in Nigeria. A new generation product solution Understanding the big demands for mobile computing, TECNO WinPad 2 is …

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Aliko Dangote Visits Emirates Stadium With Femi Otedola

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Forbes-certified African billionaires, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola, were recently pictured at the iconic Emirates stadium stands watching Arsenal’s Champions League game against Paris St. Germain. The pair watched the tense game that ended in a draw from the VIP stand.

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TECNO Releases a Flagship Pad WinPad 2 In Nigeria

TECNO Releases a Flagship Pad WinPad 2 In Nigeria

After a global launch of flagship mobile phone in Dubai, TECNO, one of the international mobile giants, is taking another big step in the pad market, launching its flagship pad WinPad 2 in Nigeria. A new generation product solution Understanding the big demands for mobile computing, TECNO WinPad 2 is …

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I Kidnapped My Friend’s Son With the Intention Of Selling Him, Farmer Says

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The Benue State Police Command have arrested a 42-year-old farmer, Unogwu Agbese of Apa-Agila community in Igumale district of Ado local government area for allegedly abducting his friend’s child with an intention to sell him. Agbese, a father of three who admitted to the crime said he took the 5-year-old to Abuja …

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Just-in: Seun Egbegbe Granted Bail, Case Adjourned Till February

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Report reaching us say controversial movie marketer Seun Egbegbe has been granted bail by an Ikeja magistrate court for allegedly stealing seven iPhone 6 and two iPhone 7 worth over N2 million. Egbegbe, who was arraigned before Mrs. A. J. Atunwa at Roseline Omotosho Court House in GRA Ikeja, pleaded …

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Bus Conductor In Court For Raping Landlady

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A 52-year-old bus conductor, Segun Awogbemi, who allegedly raped his landlady, was on Thursday docked at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused, who lives in Saidatu Street, Oregun in Ikeja, Lagos, is facing a two-count of conspiracy and rape. The prosecutor, Insp. Ezekiel Ayorinde, told the court that …

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All I Want! This Weekend.

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Starting from 25th to Sunday 27th November, you can buy adidas footwear, accessories or apparel for men, women and kids at discounts up to 60%. This is your opportunity to get all you want from adidas. This Weekend Only! The offer is available across all adidas stores in Nigeria including …

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Seun Egbegbe may spend 3 years in jail for phone theft

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The Nigerian Police have concluded an investigation into a  theft allegation leveled against controversial Movie Marketer, Seun Egbegbe. Reports from Area F Command, where the socialite is being detained says he will be charged before a Lagos magistrate court any moment from now for allegedly stealing Apple iPhones valued at over …

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Four Men Jailed For Homosexuality In Yobe State

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Four men have received jail sentences from a magistrate court in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital following their conviction on charges of homosexuality. Homosexuality is a crime under Nigerian law following the enactment of the Same-sex Marriage prohibition act in 2014. The law prescribes a jail term of up to …

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Lagos Cancels Monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise

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The Lagos State Government has cancelled the monthly environmental sanitation exercise held every last Saturday of the month. The cancellation followed a resolution arrived at in Wednesday’s Executive Council meeting which approved the need for a review of the environmental laws and procedures in the state in order to meet …

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Kogi Raises Monthly IGR To N600 Million

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The Kogi State Government says it has raised its monthly internally generated revenue, IGR, from N350 million to N600 million. The state Commissioner of Finance, Idris Ashiru-Asiwaju, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Lokoja on Wednesday. He said that the feat was …

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Kwara Set To Build Own Computer Village

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The Kwara State governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has performed the groundbreaking of Harmony Hub (Computer Village) in Ilorin, the state capital. At the event, Governor Ahmed said the Computer Village when fully operational would directly employ about six hundred youths in addition with the hundreds of indirect jobs that would be created during …

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House-Help Steal Employer’s Credit Card, Buy Goods Worth N328,000 Online In Lagos

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A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 23-year-old housekeeper, Henry Iruma-Egana, who allegedly stole his employer’s credit card to purchase goods online. The Magistrate, Mrs F.O. Ikobayo, remanded the housekeeper pending ruling his bail application. She adjourned the case to November 30 for the ruling. The accused …

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