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Police arraign four ‘Eiye’ members in Lagos

Four persons have been arraigned at an Ogudu Magistrate Court in Lagos over alleged membership of a secret cult, ‘Eiye’ confraternity. The Prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the accused and others still at large committed the offences on November 27 at 10pm at Iyana-Ipaja. Ihiehie said the …

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Angry SARS officer shoots LASTMA official dead in Lagos

A man believed to be officer attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has allegedly shot an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) dead. The incident occurred on Wednesday at Iyana-Ipaja Round About, at about 6pm. The LASTMA official was said to have flagged him down for …

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US Embassy to close Abuja, Lagos offices Thursday

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has announced that its offices in Abuja and Lagos would be closed on Thursday, November 22, 2018. The US Embassy stated that the closure would be in observance of Thanksgiving. The embassy announced the closure in a post through its official Twitter handle, @USEmbassyAbuja …

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Osinbajo, Ambode, Sanwo-Olu meet in Lagos

Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday, monitored the Tradermoni scheme in the state, targeted at assisting traders to boost their businesses. The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, also joined the duo as they visited the Ketu, Bariga …

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Police arrest 25 robbery, cultism suspects in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 25 persons for robbery and cultism related activities at Ejigbo, Ago-Okota and Oshodi areas of the state. This was disclosed by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, at the Police Headquaters, Ikeja. The robbery suspects arrested in Ejigbo area are Adebayo …

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Lagos 2019: What Sanwo-Olu told APC members

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would run a government based on the wishes of the people if elected. He made the pledge at Ikeja while speaking during a ‘Thank You’ visit to party members in the Lagos …

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Lagos lawmaker joins Imo guber race

Federal lawmaker, Tony Nwulu Tuesday picked the nomination and expression of interest forms to vie for the Imo State governorship election on the platform of the United Progressive Party (UPP). Nwulu, who was received at the party’s National secretariat in Abuja by the National chairman, Chekwas Okorie, pledged to adhere …

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5000 PDP members defect to APC in Lagos

No fewer than 5000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the new entrants joined the APC at an elaborate ceremony at the ACME Road secretariat of the party. The new defectors, who …

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Fire guts Ecobank head office in Lagos

There was fire outbreak at the Ecobank Transnational Inc. (Ecobank) head office on Victoria Island, Lagos, Tuesday morning The Incident occurred around 9:00am. It was gathered that the bank’s diesel tanker supplier was offloading diesel into the company’s generator while it was still in use when it caught fire. As …

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70-year-old man jailed for removing tenant’s roof in Lagos

One Adekunle Akinsemoyin, 70, has been jailed for demolishing toilet and removing the roof of his tenants’ rooms. It was gathered that on June 14, 2015, around 6am, Akinsemoyin illegally removed the roofing sheet covering the rooms of his tenants, Wasiu Ramon and Fatai Andoyin, and demolished their toilet. Akinsemoyin …

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500 PDP members defect to APC in Lagos

No fewer than 500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos on Tuesday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that they defected at an elaborate ceremony held at the APC secretariat in Ikeja. The defectors, from the 57 councils in …

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