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Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
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Ace comedian Baba Sala passes on

Nigeria’s 82-year-old ace comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, has passed on.

Pyrates takes PVCs collection campaign to Lagos streets

Ahead the expiration of the deadline for collection of Permanent Voters Card (PVC) fixed for August 31 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Members of the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) have taken the sensitisation awareness PVC collection to Lagos streets.

Apapa gridlock: Governor Ambode extends operation to 48 hours

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has extended the operation of the operation of the Joint Task Force set up by the state government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, which has already opened up the service lane in the axis.

Suspect: Why I poured hot water on my man

The police in Lagos have arrested a 32-year old woman for pouring a half-bucket of boiling water on her partner, Ike Akachi, and causing him “grievous bodily harm.”

Bishop Osagie: How to make Nigeria work

Former president of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Lagos chapter, Bishop Lawrence Osagie, is saddened by the crisis in Nigeria.

Governor Aregbesola begins constituency tour Monday

Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola will tomorrow, begin a tour of all the federal constituencies in the state, starting from the Ife Federal Constituency, Ile-Ife, where he will review government projects in the area since the last seven years of his administration.

TCN: Lagos environs to experience blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says there will be a four-hour power outage in Itire and its environs of Lagos due to routine maintenance.

Lagos issues 24-hour ultimatum to furniture traders on Oshodi-Mile 2 Road

The Lagos State Government has served all furniture traders on road setbacks and walkways from Oshodi to Mile 2 area 24-hour ultimatum to vacate.

10 arrested as Lagos task force seizes 120 motorcycles

The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Enforcement Agency (Task Force) yesterday impounded 120 motorcycles and arrested 10 Okada riders.

Lagos water agency rehabilitation projects almost completed – Muminu Badmus

Mr Muminu Badmus, the Managing Director of Lagos Water Corporation, says the ongoing rehabilitation projects of the corporation have reached about 87-per-cent completion.

Woman breaks 13-year-old maid’s head for alleged theft

Tempers flared in Ijeshatedo, Surulere, Lagos State, after a woman, Motunrayo Ayadi, reportedly broke the head of her 13-year-old maid, Deborah Matthew, for alleged theft.

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The 28-year-old was immensely valued under former Blues manager Antonio Conte where he emerged as one of the best wing-backs in the world, helping the Italian win the 2016/17 premier league title and linked with a switch to Barcelona.
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Guards Brigade holds special parade as Muhammadu Buhari marks 76th birthday

The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.
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Villarreal coach Luis Garcia heaps praises on Samuel Chukwueze

New coach of Villarreal, Luis Garcia, has heaped praises on rave of the moment Samuel Chukwueze after his goal in Friday’s Europa League 2-0 win over Spartak Moscow.

Osita Okechukwu: Ibrahim Babangida has vindicated Muhammadu Buhari’s supporters

Osita Okechukwu, the director general of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), has saluted Ibrahim Babangida, former military president, for vindicating disciples of President Muhammadu Buhari on his laudable achievements since assumption of office in May 2015.
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Mauricio Pochettino: I want to kill racism

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