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Commercial bus runs into truck, kills 9 in Lagos

An accident involving a commercial bus and a truck has led to the death of nine people, while 10 other occupants sustained injures, after the commercial bus ran into the truck at Fadeyi area of Lagos State earlier today, Friday. The injured have been rushed to the State Accident and Emergency Centre in the Tollgate area for treatments by Emergency ...

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Lagos State: Yoruba Language to be made compulsory subject in schools

During the stakeholders’ forum organised by Lagos State House of Assembly, the state Governor,  Akinwunmi Ambode, represented by his deputy Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule has harped on the need to make Yoruba Language a compulsory teaching subject in all schools in the state. Ambode said the state had concluded plans and that the subject will be taught in primary schools and junior ...

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Woman arrested for kidnapping customer’s daughter

A woman, Zainab Salisu, who allegedly disguised as a customer to abduct a one-year-old girl, Fehintola Lawal, in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State has been arrested by the police. It was gathered that Salisu was arrested on Wednesday by policemen attached to the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba, in the Idimu area of the state. It was learnt ...

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Comedian, Lafup announces birth of baby girl on Instagram

Popular Nigerian comedian, Segun Ogundipo popularly known as Lafup took to social media, Instagram, to announce the birth of his baby girl by his wife, Ibikun. The Comedian on his Instagram page wrote, “A father feels as if he is alive for the first time as he holds his newborn daughter in his arms. I am alive! #thankful” Lafup wrote on ...

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Case of Ejigbo sodomy fixed for June 16

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday fixed June 16 for the prosecution to close its case in the ongoing trial of 10 people charged with sodomy and assault of two women and a minor at Oba Morufu Market, Ejigbo. The prosecution led by Mrs. Idowu Alakija, the Director of Public Prosecutions told the court that the prosecution was closing its ...

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Soldiers detain woman, ignores her sick child

A Lagos-based hotel manager, Ms Omolara Koleoso, has accused some soldiers at the Ikeja Cantonment of unlawfully detaining her for  arguing with their colleague. She said she was detained for over 24 hours without food, adding that family members who came were not allowed to see her. It was learnt that it took the intervention of a senior officer in the ...

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60-year-old Surgeon killed by Hoodlums

  Adekoya-Cole who reside in Lagos State visited the state for a public function, before he was cut with matchets after some hoodlums attacked him around 7.30am on Sunday. It was learnt that the matter was reported at the police Area Command, Ijebu, and the Igbeba Police Division. It was gathered that the 60-year-old doctor was initially rushed to a private ...

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Drunkard marries herbalist 12year-old daughter

In yet another case of child marriage, the police in Lagos have arrested a 37-year-old man, Michael Ugwu, for taking a 12-year-old orphan, identified simply as Nneka (not real name) as a wife. She was given out in marriage by her grandfather, identified as Abada, a native doctor in Enugu State. The girl and Ugwu, who claims to work as ...

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Man drinks poison after killing wife

A crowd besieged Araromi Street in Oshodi area of Lagos State on Friday after a 49-year-old man, Jafaru Sougie, allegedly killed his wife of 26 years.   The suspect was said to have poisoned himself thereafter and was vomiting in the bathroom when one of their children, Richmond, woke up.   Jafaru had reportedly slit the wife’s throat with a ...

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