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Official: No Caleb University student shot by Police

Authorities of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos has refuted the allegation making the round on social media that two of its students were shot yesterday by the Police.

Four teenagers plead guilty to stealing phones

Four teenagers on Thursday pleaded guilty before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court to a charge of stealing phones, valued at N250, 000.

Man remanded for allegedly stabbing father to death

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of a 23-year-old man, Rasheed Shitta, for allegedly stabbing his father to death, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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Stray bullet kills 18-yr-old in Lagos

An 18-year-old girl, Hadiyat Sikiru, has been allegedly killed by a stray bullet during a crossfire between suspected cultists/kidnappers and Police officers in Adamo community, Ikorodu area of Lagos.

Police arrest suspected cultists, recover seven machetes, axes

Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) have recovered seven machetes, axes and other weapons from suspected cult members.
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Former OAU vice-chancellor urges Nigerian youths to move against political alienation

Prof. Bamitale Omole, former Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, on Monday urged Nigerian youths to move against political alienation as envisaged in the “Not Too Young To Run Law.”

Abiodun Oyefusi: Jimi Agbaje will win Lagos for PDP

The Lagos East Senatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Princess Abiodun Oyefusi, says the party will dislodge the All Progressives Congress (APC) to win the state in 2019.
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NUC approves Ph.D programme, eight courses for Caleb University

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the first Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) programme and eight other degree programmes for Caleb University, Imota, Lagos.

Lagos announces new housing policy, to build bungalow in 48 hours

In a bid to address its housing deficit of over two million, the Lagos State Government has introduced a new technology which ensures construction of a bungalow within 48 hours.

Tanker explosion: Lagos pledges to prosecute truck owner, driver

The Lagos State Government is perfecting plans to prosecute the owner and driver of the ill-fated fuel tanker which exploded last Thursday on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the State’s Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, said on Monday.
Muritala Babatunde and Taiwo Razak, Black Axe Fraternity members arrested for murder

Two cultists arrested for murder of OOU students

Two members of the cult group Black Axe Confraternity have been arrested in Oru, Ogun state, over the chilling murder of a 22 year-old student Oriade Adebisi and his girlfriend, Julian Eke Imaga.

Governor Ambode extends Agric-Ishawo road project to Arepo

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Wednesday, approved the extension of ongoing Agric-Ishawo dual carriageway road project to Arepo in Ogun State, saying the development became imperative in view of the determination to rev up the economic integration of South Western states.

CIBN scores President Buhari high on banking regulation

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s commitment to ensuring proper banking regulation has assisted in helping the country out of recession.

Governor Ambode promises to deliver 14,187 housing units in 2 years

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has promised to deliver 14,187 housing units before the next two years, across the state.

Senator Ashafa re-assures people of dividends of democracy

In fulfillment of his campaign promises, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has reiterated his commitment to deliver dividends of democracy to the people in his constituency, aimed at adding values to lives.

Governor Ambode promises more development in sub-urban communities

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday promised that his administration would continue to make every part of the state economically viable and liveable by opening up and developing sub-urban communities.

Educationists seek review of education curriculum

Two educationists on Monday called for a complete overhaul of the educational curriculum to place more emphasis on science and technology.

Two teenage boys charged with cultism, possessing lethal weapons

Two teenage boys, Femi Adebayo and Olumide Kehinde were on Tuesday arraigned before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged membership of an unlawful society and possession of some lethal weapons.

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Huawei denies being bound by Chinese spy laws

Huawei’s cybersecurity chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state.

Ebonyi CJ frees 26 prison inmates

The Chief Judge of Ebonyi State, Alloy Nwankwo, on Monday in Abakaliki freed 26 awaiting trial inmates of the Abakaliki prisons in a jail delivery exercise.
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National Assembly elections: Court orders clerk, others to apply use of open ballot system

The court however ordered the senate to apply the senate standing Orders 2011 (as amended) by the senate on the 24th May, 2011 which prescribed the use of open ballot rather than secret ballot mode in the election of presiding officers of the senate.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Gunmen invade Niger community, kill 12, injure 15

Gunmen, all in masks, in the wee hour of Sunday invaded Ajapayi community in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, killing no fewer than 12 people and injured 15 others in an attack described as the worst in the community.

Governor Fintiri appoints Maxwell Gidado as Chief of Staff

The Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has approved with immediate effect, the appointment of Maxwell Gidado as his new Chief of Staff.