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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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ICPC set to arraign former OAU lecturer over sex-for-marks scandal

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) is set to arraign a former lecturer of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Richard Akindele, at the Federal High Court, Osogbo, for allegedly demanding sex from one of his students, Monica Osagie, in order to upgrade her academic result from fail to pass.

Another 116 stranded Nigerians return from Libya

The returnees who had tried to proceed to Europe en-route Libya were repatriated from the North African country by International Organisation for Migration (IOM).