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Lagos residents arrest suspected armed robber with toy gun

A suspected armed robber who attempted to rob a businesswoman in front of her house at Ojota, Lagos, was arrested by residents of the street after the woman raised alarm.
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Lagos lawyer, four others charged with murder, armed robbery

A disbarred Lagos Lawyer, Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye, has been charged before a High Court in Abuja, alongside four others over their alleged involvement in the alleged killing of Abuja business woman, Charity Aiyedogbon.
Anita and Tom Iseghohi on their wedding day.

Nigerian beauty queen separates from husband

Anita Iseghohi, winner, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2004 and businesswoman, has announced her separation from husband, Tom Iseghohi.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Civil servant gets N500,000 bail over alleged visa scam

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday granted a 31-year-old civil servant, Rufus Okon, N500,000 bail, after pleading not guilty to a case of alleged N1.9 million Visa scam.
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Nigerians seek Indian government’s visa policy review

Some Nigerians residing in India have appealed to the Indian government to review its visa policy for students and businessmen to facilitate trade and education for foreigners.

2019: Vote for competence, not gender – APC female aspirant

Lagos state businesswoman, Mrs Adesola Elegbede, on Friday advised voters to choose competence over gender while making electoral choices.
Lagos residents trooped to registration centres across the state on Friday in a last-minute rush to beat the deadline as the Continuous Voter Registration drew to a close, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Lagosians in last-minute rush as voter registration comes to an end

Lagos residents trooped to registration centres across the state on Friday in a last-minute rush to beat the deadline as the Continuous Voter Registration drew to a close, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Woman seeks dissolution of 29-year-old marriage over tear-gas attack

An Ibadan-based businesswoman, Adejoke Ariyo, on Wednesday sought the dissolution of her 29-year-old marriage to her husband, Adeyemi Ariyo, at a Mapo Grade A Customary Court in Ibadan over assaults.

Businesswoman abandoned for six years by husband seeks divorce

An Ibadan based businesswoman, Adenike Ishola, on Tuesday informed an Oyo State High Court in Ibadan that her husband Oluwakunle, had abandoned her since he moved out of their matrimonial home on March 19, 2012.

Court jails businesswoman for stealing friend’s N151, 210

A Kaduna Chief Magistrate Court on Tuesday sentenced a 27-year-old businesswoman, Angela Luben, to eight months imprisonment for stealing N151, 210 belonging to her friend.

Businesswoman loses N22 million wares to two workers

A businesswoman and importer who operates a shop at Balogun Street, Idumota, Lagos Island, Lagos, Onasanya Adetoun, has dragged her two workers before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly using spare keys to open her shop after closing hours to steal wares valued at N22m and escaped.

Folorunso Alakija: How my foundation staff defrauded me of N3 million

Mrs Folorunso Alakija, a billionaire businesswoman, on Thursday told an Ikeja High Court how one Vincent Ayewah, a staff of her Rose of Sharon Foundation, allegedly defrauded her of N3 million.

Businesswoman arraigned over alleged N122 million fraud

Men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department, FCIID, Alagbon, Lagos, have arraigned a businesswoman, Mrs. Monalisa Okoye, before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, on a 10-count charge bordering on N122 million fraud, stealing and issuance of dud cheques.

Two sentenced to three years imprisonment for forging death certificate

A trader, Kingsley Osarogiagbon and a businesswoman, Tina Edosa, were on Thursday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with N5.5 million theft and forgery of a death certificate.

Woman dupes Kuwait visa applicant into paying N.88m

For allegedly defrauding a man of N880,000, 30-year-old businesswoman, Patience Ojobo, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

International Women’s Day: Fifi Ejindu, Tonto Dikeh for Women Summit in Abuja

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, a gender based NGO, FAME Foundation Africa, has put together a one-day event for women to converge and share their stories.

My wife is serial divorcee – Man tells court

A 47-year-old businessman, Rufus Otegbola, on Wednesday, told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos that his wife, Funmilayo, is a serial divorcee.

Woman seeks divorce because of husband’s sexual demands

A 32-year-old businesswoman, Adenike Bolarinwa, has urged an Agege Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve her eight year loveless marriage, citing sexual harassment and constant battering.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
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Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.