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Police Detain Popular Musician, Burna Boy


…To be taken to court on Monday Popular musician, Burna Boy has been detained by the Lagos State Police Command and will be charged to court on Monday over allegations of involvement in the robbery of fellow musician, Mr 2kay. Burna Boy, real name Damini Ogulu, will be arraigned alongside four members of the robbery gang already in detention. The ...

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Lagos commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Tajudeen Balogun has pledged his support to the new commissioner of police in Lagos state, Imohimi Edgal. Tajudeen made the pledge during courtesy visit to the police boss in his office at the Lagos Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, Lagos. According to him, the agency NSCDC is very much ready to ...

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400 Level Student From Osun State University Found Dead

Late Rofiat

The corpse of a 400 level student of the College of Education, Osun State University, Ipetu Ijesa Campus, Miss. Rofiat Adebisi, who went missing since last week has been found in Iragbiji in Osun State. Rofiat who was studying Science Education at the Ipetu-Ijesa campus of UNIOSUN left Ipetu on Thursday to attend a programme of NASFAT society at Ikoyi ...

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14 Dead, 8 Houses Burnt In Petrol Tanker Fire In Niger

People gather at the scene next to the bodies of the victims after a Nigerian petrol tanker tipped over in Okogbe on July 12, 2012. More than 100 people who rushed to scoop up fuel after a Nigerian petrol tanker tipped over on July 12 were killed when the vehicle and pools of spilled oil caught fire. Children were among those killed, while dozens more were badly burned, despite a warning from troops who arrived at the crash site that a blaze could ignite at any moment. AFP PHOTO/STR

Fourteen persons in Tegina town in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state, on Friday, lost their lives as a result of a fire caused by a petrol tanker. It was gathered that the tanker was conveying petrol from Lagos to Kaduna when the driver lost control and rammed his vehicle into some residential buildings in the town. Eight houses ...

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Arase debunk theft rumour, says he didn’t go away with vehicles

Retired Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase has described as false, the report accusing him of stealing 24 police vehicles when he left office. Arase who reacted through a statement from London, where he is for his son’s graduation said every information needed by his successor on vehicles bought by the police is contained in the handover notes. The statement reads ...

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Boycott forces business owners to close early

Residents of Baton Rouge heed to the instruction of their community and Religious leaders to boycott malls and food courts. The action was taken due to a 37 year-old blackman, Alton Sterling who was killed by a Police officer in front of a Food Mart located in Baton Rouge, in USA. The boycott which has forced business owners to close ...

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11 Police officers shot, 4 dead in Dallas bloody massacre

Eleven Dallas law enforcement officers were shot, four fatally, on Thursday by what is believed to be two snipers who opened fire during a demonstration downtown over recent police shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana, the Dallas police chief said. The snipers fired from an elevated positions on police officers minutes before 9 p.m. CT, according to Dallas Police Chief David ...

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