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Mother convicted, sentenced for beating eight-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Monday, sentenced a 38-year-old petty trader, Vivian Onyekachukwu, to two weeks community service for assaulting her eight-year-old daughter.

Police arrest six for alleged robbery in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested six suspects for allegedly dispossessing motorists of valuables at gunpoint.
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Accident kills bus conductor, injured six in Ogun

The Ogun Federal Road Safety Corps on Tuesday said that a conductor died while six others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident that involved two vehicles at Sawmill area, Alakuko, Ogun.

Man remanded in prison for allegedly stabbing neighbour to death

A 29-year-old unemployed man, Samson Micheal, who allegedly stabbed his neighbour to death over an argument, was on Wednesday remanded at Ikoyi Prison by a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Mother, son in court for allegedly assaulting co-tenant with knife

A mother and her son, who allegedly used knife to inflict injures on co-tenant during a fight, were on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State.

Man docked for allegedly setting brother’s house ablaze

A 30-year-old man, Idowu Ogunseye, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly setting his brother’s house ablaze.

Lagos government steps up fight against domestic violence

The Lagos State Government has stepped up its fight against incidents of Domestic, Sexual Violence and Child Abuse with the equipping of all Family Support Units within the State Police Command with gadgets including phones, laptops and printers.

Man arraigned for raping neigbhour’s daughter

A 42-year-old man, Michael Ntia, who allegedly raped his neighbour’s daughter, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

I will be liberal with Nigeria’s prominent religions – Gani Adams

Aare Gani Adams, newly installed Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, has said that though his position as the Aare Ona Kakanfo was purely a traditional title, he would be liberal with Nigeria’s three prominent religions, namely Christianity, Islam and Traditional Religion.

Police nab Muslim cleric with female organs in Lagos

Officers of the Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday arrested an Islamic cleric, Alfa Kayode Abdul-Fatai, in Alakuko area of the State for being in illegal possession of human parts including a female private organ.

Nurse docked for allegedly stealing phone

A nurse, Tinanja Inyang, 46, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a telephone, valued at N17,000.

Suspected quacks who performed surgery on woman docked

Two suspected quacks – Adetoun Oyebade, a nurse, and Moses Dada, a health assistant – who allegedly performed a surgery on a woman, who complained of stomach pains, were on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

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Jigawa government releases N192m for improvement of Dutse water supply

The Managing Director of Jigawa Water Board, Zayyan Rabiu, on Monday said that the state government has released N192 million for the improvement of water supply in Dutse metropolis.
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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the “leadership and management of the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the repressive media accreditation guidelines or face legal action.”
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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.