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Computer teacher rape 14year-old girl who came to make photocopies

  A computer teacher, Cosmos Ubaja has been arrested by the Lagos State Police for raping a 14 year-old secondary school girl, Victoria repeatedly in the last eight months after the victim went to make photocopies in his shop in Owutu, at Ikorodu, Lagos State.   It was gathered that the victim, who is in Junior Secondary School, Class 3, was given pittances ...

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Heel incident Update: Missing boy, Abdulgafar found, while father and mother declared wanted by Police

One Mojisola Jaqueen Ajenifuja who tortured her 15 year-old son, Abdulgafar Ajenifuja, for refusing to wash plates, using her heels to flog him, thereby causing a deep cut on Abdulgafar’s head, has ran away from home after it was reported that a Child welfare, Ikorodu Ojogbe welfare and the Police are looking for her. Mojisola was said to have ran ...

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Lagos State government in agreement with Dubai over Smart City deal

Over creation of first Smart City in Africa, the Lagos State government have signed a partnership deal with the City of Dubai. The Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem and the Chief Executive Officer of Smart City Dubai LLC, Mr. Jabber Bin Hafez signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Lagos Smart City. According to the ...

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Boy goes missing after mother cut head open with heels

15 years-old Secondary school student, Abdulgafar Ajenifuja has gone missing after his mother, Mojisola Ajenifuja cut his head open with her heels on Friday, at their home in Ajenifuja Alejo street, Benson-Ikorodu area of Lagos State. In an interview Abdulgafar had with ImpactLink before he went missing, he explained the behaviour of his mother towards him and his younger ones, ...

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Fake Air Force officer arrested while beating a policewoman

A military imposter, Lucky Onofua, 34, have been arrested by the police officers from Shasha Police Division, after commanders from the Nigerian Air Force distance self from Onofua, calling him a fake officer. Onofua who had earlier been arrested for beating a female police officer who stopped his car while controlling traffic, had claimed to be a Squadron Leader of the Nigerian Air Force. It was gathered ...

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Lagos to establish three cancer centers to curb disease

During an event tagged, “#GivingTuesdayLagos,”, the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has appealed to Nigerians to support the effort of the Government in fighting cancer, in order to curb the disease that is ravaging the country. The governor said the government and philanthropists need to work hand in hand to fight cancer. Ambode, who used the occasion organised by a Non-Governmental Organisation, ...

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‘Lagos will continually invest in education’

During the 2016 Annual Spelling Bee, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Idiat Adebule declared that the state government will continue to invest heavily on education to further expose students’ innate capabilities and enhance human capital development. “Education remains the veritable means of attaining greatness. Education helps to prepare and equip individuals for life challenges. “Lagos State Government will continue to invest heavily ...

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June 12: Only Osun State to observe public holiday in South West

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo and Ekiti States would not observe a public holiday to celebrate the anniversary of June 12, 1993 presidential election. The day which has always been celebrated as a public holiday, along with symposium in the South West geo-political zone will not hold in these States, except in Osun State. In Ekiti, Governor Ayodele Fayose said he would ...

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Lagos to reduce traffic gridlock to attract investors

Lagos State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde has revealed how investors will be attracted through the reduction of traffic congestion. He made this known at the  maiden edition of the Lagos Traffic Radio Lecture Series, themed: “Migrating Workforce: The Challenges of Mass Transportation’’. In his remark, the state’s Commissioner of Transport also said about 7.5 million dollars was lost ...

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Teachers whip student till butt bruised

A whipping incident in a school in Ijegun area of Lagos, which left the buttocks of a 13-year-old girl badly bruised, has led to an outrage on social media, calling to question the limit of corporal punishment. The girl, Glory (not real name) was allegedly caned by three male teachers of St Saviour’s High School, Ijegun as punishment for attending ...

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