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Scavenger to receive 6 lashes for stealing plate in Abuja

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered that a scavenger, Nafiu Lawal, be given six strokes of the cane for stealing plate.

Lagos unveils roadmap to fix potholes, tackle flooding

The Lagos State Government yesterday unveiled its roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the state as well as comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017.

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Governor Obaseki places N10 million bounty on killers of four policemen in Edo

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has announced a reward of N10 million for persons with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of four policemen in the Owan West Local Government Area of the state.
France's team players celebrate with members of staff on the roof of a bus while they parade down the Champs-Elysee avenue in Paris, on July 16, 2018 after winning the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match. - AFP PHOTO - Jacques Demarthon

French World Cup victors to get Legion of Honour

France's victorious World Cup players will all be awarded the Legion of Honour, the office of President Emmanuel Macron said Monday ahead of their visit to the Elysee Palace.
Opeyemi Bamidele

Ex-Rep Bamidele: I am not dead

The Director General of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Council, Honourable Opeyemi Bamidele, has dismissed rumours of his death at a London Hospital.
Abdulaziz Nyako

Senator Nyako dumps ruling APC for ADC

Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako representing Adamawa Central Senatorial District and Alhaji Rufai Umar representing Gombi constituency in Adamawa House of Assembly have formally announced their defection from All Progressives Congress (APC) to African Democratic Congress (ADC).
Ezenwa Nwagwu

2019: Politicians forcing Nigerians into frivolities – CSO

The Chairman, Partners for Electoral Reform (PER), Mr Ezenwa Nwagwu, on Monday said politicians were forcing Nigerians into discussing frivolities at the expense of real issues in the polity.