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Candidates forced to abandon WASSCE for UTME

Some candidates writing the ongoing 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for schools were not able to sit for their examination on Thursday because it clashed with the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) which started the same day with three sessions scheduled daily.

Lagos RRS arrests seven suspected ‘Wazobia’ robbers

The Rapid Response Squad in the Lagos State Police Command has arrested seven suspected robbers, who belong to a group called the “Wazobia gang”.

Ikeja Electric customers fret over prepaid meters, billings

For some consumers under the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, this may not be the best of times for them as days without lights, crazy bills and endless antics on supply of prepaid meters have become new normal.

Man bags life imprisonment for defiling church member

A 28-year-old man, Kingsley Inyang, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by Justice Sedoten Ogunsanya of a Lagos High Court in Igbosere for defiling a 12-year-old girl.

Concerns as Lagos plans to regulate domestic workers, guards

According to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, an executive bill to that effect would be sent to the state House of Assembly, to prescribe regulations for these classes of workers, as well as, monitor their activities, that of their employers and agencies involved in the process.

Man accused of raping 13-yr-old remanded in prison

A 55-year-old man, Mfon Inyang, who allegedly raped a teenage girl, was on Monday remanded in Kirikiri prison by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

House of Reps move to curb deaths at railway crossing

The House of Representatives has asked the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) to provide railway level crossing barriers, highway codes and alarm system arrangements at all railway level crossings across the country.

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Ghanaian goalie Fatau Dauda set to dump Enyimba after NPFL title feat

Enyimba goalkeeper Fatau Dauda has hinted that he is set to leave the club after helping the People’s Elephant win a record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title.

Security guard in court for allegedly stealing businessman’s international passports

A 44-year-old security guard, Sebastian Onofua, who allegedly stole two international passports with German permanent residency permit belonging to a businessman, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Tricycle rider in court for allegedly stealing N53,000 from neighbour

A tricycle rider, Mohammed Abdullahi, on Friday appeared in a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja for allegedly stealing N53,000 from his neighbour’s room.
Dr Ademola Lawal, an epidemiologist, has advised Nigerians to take preventive measures against water-borne diseases that could cause epidemic.

Physician: Enough water intake antidote to kidney stone

Dr Okezie Emenike, a Medical Doctor at a private hospital in Abuja, says adequate intake of water can help to stop the development of kidney stones.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC begins move to reform electoral framework, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to embark on reforms, including the electoral legal framework, aimed at ensuring that elections in the country are credible.