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Sexagenarian docked for allegedly deceiving widow with promise of marriage

A sexagenarian, Charles Chikwe, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court in Lagos charged with duping a woman of N150, 000 and valuables worth N627, 000 on the pretext of marrying her.

Two arraigned over ‘attempted murder’

Two drivers, Stephen Augustine, 32, and Michael Olabisi, 22, were brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly attempting to kill a man.

Court to hear suit challenging levies in Ikeja computer village

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, adjourned until Nov. 19, to hear a suit challenging the imposition of levies in the Ikeja Computer Village.

Man admits stealing motorcycle, remanded in Kirikiri correctional facility

Twenty-seven-year-old Amosu Ali, who pleaded guilty to stealing a motorcycle, was on Tuesday remanded at the Kirikiri Correctional facility by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Unilorin student union donates for student’s eye surgery

The University of Ilorin Students’ Union has donated N495, 000 to Abdulbasit Oladele, a 400 level student of the Department of Telecommunication Sciences, to enable him to go surgery on his eye (eye retinal detachment).

Man docked for defiling friend’s underage daughter, stealing

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Monday, ordered the remand in Kirikiri of a 29-year-old man, Afeez Saka, charged with defiling a 10-year-old girl.

28-year old man docked for defrauding job seekers

A 28-year-old human resources personnel, Nelly Kalu, who allegedly defrauded five job seekers of N1.32 million on the pretext of securing jobs for them, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered massive construction work on critical roads and highways across the State, beginning from Monday (tomorrow).

Lagos governor declares emergency on roads, kicks off massive rehabilitation

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the State.
The Miss Nigerian Republic on Saturday, October 12th hosted its second edition of the pageant in Lagos state with the theme- “THE FOCUS”.

Miss Nigerian Republic holds its 2nd edition in Lagos

Miss Nigeria Republic is an initiative of OCTREEDS EMPIRE partnered by LABBYMEDIA and was established with the sole aim to correct the wrong impression about the Nigerian pageant industry and also to impact into the society through means of the Queen’s project.
Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.

Veteran journalist Dele Agekame passes on

Mr Dele Agekameh, one time editor with Tell, columnist with The Nation and Premium Times died on Friday night in Lagos after battling renal disorder for seven years.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor donates 50 Kia cars to state judiciary

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State governor, has donated 50 brand new cars to magistrates in the state for effective delivery of judicial services and other sundry activities.

Security guard in court over ‘attempted stealing of trailer battery’

A security guard, Anthony Ikhibhojero, 26, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly attempting to steal a trailer battery.
The running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 Kogi governorship election, Hon. James Faleke, has confirmed that he will support the re-election bid of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 poll.

Kogi guber: Abubakar Audu’s family rejects Rep Faleke’s endorsement of Governor Bello

The enlarged political family of late Prince Abubakar Audu has dissociated itself from the latest moves by James Abiodun Faleke, the deputy governorship candidate to late political sage in the 2015 election, to work for the re-election of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16 gubernatorial poll.

NERC gives DISCOs ultimatum to settle debts, address breaches

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday served notices to eight electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) of its intention to revoke their operational licences if they fail within 60 days to remedy alleged ‘breaches of the terms and conditions of their power purchase agreements’.
Tunji Bello

Flood: Lagos steps up efforts to free clogged drains, appeals for understanding

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday appealed for understanding of residents of the state as it ramps efforts to free up clogged drains and mop up floods that have taken over many streets and roads across the state, urging them not to panic or resort to panicky measures.

Civil servant in court for beating up creditor

A civil servant, Aremu Balogun, who allegedly beat up his creditor, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Police arraign man for assaulting wife

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 43-year-old shop owner, Taiwo Adekeye, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting his wife.
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21-year old in court over ‘possession’ of double-barrel gun

A 21-year-old man, Ahmed Lukman, was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being in his possession of a double-barrel locally-made gun with the expended cartridge.

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Wilfred Ndidi dedicates Leicester City home win against Burnley to late Foxes owner

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SERAP urges ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
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Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

British premier to seek extension after MPs back Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.