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Lagos to shut Marina bridge for 3 months

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The Lagos State Government will close down the Marine Bridge partially for three months beginning from Tuesday, March 9, to Monday, June 21, 2021...

Man gets life sentence for having sex with teenage niece, others

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An Akure High Court has sentenced one Kolawole Apoti to life imprisonment for having sex with his teenage niece and three others. His niece was...

Tension in Sokoto as female Polytechnic student stabs roommate to death

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Tragedy struck in the Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic, Sokoto, Sokoto State as a second year National Diploma (ND) student of the institution, Miss Zainab...

Artworks worth millions of naira destroyed as fire razes Artists Village in Osogbo

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Art material worth millions of naira were destroyed on Friday as fire razed artists’ village in Osogbo, Osun state capital. The incident which occurred early...

Family of 7 arrested for kidnapping in Ogun

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The operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a kidnap syndicate made of members of the sa’ family. They were arrested following a...

Zamfara State arrests soldier, girlfriend who supply uniforms and ammunition to bandits

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The Zamfara State government has announced the arrest of a soldier and his girlfriend who it said were supplying ammunition and military uniforms for...

Two Nigerians sentenced to death in Ghana for kidnapping, killing 4 girls

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Two Nigerians who were accused of kidnapping and eventually killing four girls in Takoradi, Ghana, were on Friday afternoon sentenced to death by a...

NDLEA seized over N60bn worth of hard drugs in the last 6 weeks –...

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The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa(rtd), on Thursday disclosed before the House of Representatives, that his agency intercepted and...

Gov. Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, Obasa inaugurate new flyover bridge at Pen Cinema

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National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mudashiru...

Police debunks reports of mass kidnapping, killing in Zamfara

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The Nigeria Police Command in Zamfara has denied media reports that 40 people were killed and 70 nursing mothers and children abducted at Tungar...

I go to Alfas, Pastors for prayer before hacking – suspect reveals

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Police have arrested one Ayoola Olalekan, a suspected Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) hacker, in Osun. Olalekan, 27, spoke to reporters, saying he dropped out of...

Yahoo boy convicted, nine others arrested in Ibadan (PHOTOS)

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Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, on Thursday, March 4, 2021 convicted and sentenced one Wusu Taiwo Opeyemi to...

Kwara State begin disbursement of 31m to victims of Jebba fuel tanker accident

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Kwara State government, on Thursday, began the disbursement of over N31million cash compensation to 194 victims of the fuel tanker accident in Jebba, Moro...

Offa/Erin-Ile Crisis: Kwara State imposes curfew, deploys soldiers to reduce tension

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Following the resurgence of an inter-communal clash, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has imposed a curfew in Offa and Erin-Ile towns. According to his spokesperson,...

Police arrests five in Lagos for issuing fake COVID-19 negative results

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The Police, Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos Command has arrested and paraded five persons over fake COVID-19 results while two others are still...