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Yuletide: NEMA urges motorists to be safety conscious

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has urged motorists to be safety conscious and guard against acts that can result to loss of lives during the yuletide.

Sales rep in court over N1 million theft

A 32-year-old sales representative, Ayodeji Aina, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his employer’s N1 million.
Efemena Okedi with Ras Kimono

Ras Kimono’s wife passes on three months after music legend’s demise

Efe Mena Okedi, the wife of late reggae icon Ras Kimono, has passed on.

Wale Babalakin: Foreign firms take Nigeria for granted

The Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin (SAN), at the weekend said foreign firms lacked what he described as “emotional capital” required to develop Nigeria’s infrastructure.

Blind septuagenarian arraigned for allegedly aiding robbery suspect evade arrest

A blind septuagenarian, Monday Eroanya, was on Thursday arraigned at an Ikeja High Court in Lagos for allegedly aiding a robbery suspect to evade arrest.

Man sentenced to 25 years for defiling 16-month-old baby

A Lagos High Court, Igbosere, on Wednesday sentenced 47-year-old businessman, Maduabuchi Onwuta, to 25 years imprisonment for defiling a 16-month-old baby.

Seven die, eight injured in Lagos gas explosions

No fewer than seven people lost their lives on Monday after gas explosions rocked the Ikosi Isheri and Badagry areas of Lagos State.

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About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.

APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa: Movement restriction during elections is illegal

Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
INEC sensitive materials

Election: PDP, APC trade words over withdrawal of INEC sensitive materials

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.