Month: January 2022

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Crime

A Platform Housewife Allegedly Kills Husband With Pressing Iron During Argument

The police in Lagos state have arrested a housewife identified as Motunrayo, for allegedly killing her husband, Alaba Bakare, aka Bama, in the Abule-Egba area of Lagos State. According to reports, the deceased who was the owner of a hotel in the Abule Egba area of Lagos had a heated argument with Motunrayo who allegedly plugged a pressing iron and used it to inflict burns on her husband’s chest. The […]

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News

Sylvester Oromoni: Dowen College Founder, Board Members Step Down

The Founder of Dowen College, Lekki, Lagos, Dr. Olumide Phillips, and members of the school’s board have stepped down from office. Phillips served as the Chairman of the board. The retirement of the board members and their chairman was contained in a statement signed by Tomi Borisade on behalf of the school in Lagos yesterday. The statement read, “The founding members of the Board of Governors including the Founder and […]

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Crime

Pastor Arrested For Allegedly Sleeping With Woman And Her Two Daughters

A pastor has been arrested in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, for allegedly sleeping a woman and her two daughters, the police authorities said on Thursday. The Pastor, identified as Timothy Oluwatimilehin, was in charge of the Spirit-Filled International Christian Church in the Olumore area of the state. Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a statement, said the arrest followed a complaint lodged […]

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Sports

Read How Red Cards Mar 2021 AFCON Round Of 16 Games

The Round of 16 games at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ended on Wednesday but the first phase of the knockout fixtures was marred by red cards. Sixteen teams played eight matches, beginning from Sunday, as they sought a place in the quarter-final of Africa’s premier football competition in Cameroon. Seven red cards were issued in eight games in the Round of 16 encounters, raising questions about the quality […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 4

News

DOWEN COLLEGE: Second Witness Testifies, Says Sylvester Had Enlarged Liver, Was Not Taken To Hospital

A second prosecution witness, Peter Odewo-Oritse, an operations manager at KenBen Nig. Ltd., a company in Warri, Delta State owned by the father of late Sylvester Oromoni, has testified at the coroner’s inquest investigating the controversial death of the Dowen College Student. While answering questions from the lawyer to the Lagos State Government, Seun Akande, the witness testified that the deceased had an enlarged liver but was not immediately taken […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 4

News

Nigerian Youths Must Be Given All Necessary Support – Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that Nigerian youths are the present and future leaders of the country, and as such, they should be given the necessary support to succeed. The Speaker stated in a speech delivered while declaring open a public hearing on a bill to establish the National Youth Development Commission organized by the House Committee on Youth on Thursday, at the National […]

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News

UAE Relaxes Entry Ban On Nigerian Travellers From Saturday

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will resume passenger flights from Nigeria and 11 other African countries on Saturday, January 29. UAE’s National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) announced this in a tweet on Wednesday. “From January 29, entry into the UAE for arrivals from Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, the Republic of the Congo, the Republic of South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe is allowed again,” the […]

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Crime

Father Bags Life Sentence For Defiling, Impregnating Teenage Daughter

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that giving the judgment, Justice Abiola Soladoye said the prosecution diligently proved the the ingredients of the charge of defilement that was proffered against Lawrence by the Lagos government. Commending the prosecution, the judge said the evidence cited by the prosecution had been consistent, while that of the defendant had been inconsistent and manifestly unreliable. Soladoye in the judgment noted that Lawrence’s denial […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 2

News

Buhari Says He’s Overwhelmed By Security Situation In North-west

President Muhammadu Buhari says the security situation in the north-west geopolitical zone has overwhelmed him. The president said this at the palace of Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto on Thursday, January 27, 2022. The president said while the security situations in the northeast and south-south have improved since he assumed office, the security challenges in the northeast are overwhelming. Buhari said he has given a clear order to the military […]

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