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Five burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan highway bus explosion

At least five passengers died on Friday after a commercial bus they were travelling in crashed into a median and went up in flames at Onigari, a border town between Ogun and Oyo states on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Woman commits suicide three months after boyfriend killed self

An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self.
Some of the South Africa returnees at the Synagogue on Wednesday

South Africa returnees narrate ordeals

Some of the Nigerians who returned from South Africa on Wednesday have narrated different experiences of how they lost their means of livelihood during the recent xenophobic attacks in the country.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Rivers serial killing: I lie to my victims that if they cooperate, I won’t...

A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the Police, has admitted killing at least seven women in hotels in Lagos State, Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt in Rivers State.
The speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, stated this in Abuja, on Friday, while speaking at a press conference. 5

Speaker Gbajabiamila donates drugs worth N60 million to Borno IDPs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), on Friday in Abuja, donated drugs worth over N60 million to the Borno State Government for onward distribution to the victims of insurgency in the state.

Amputee Eagles appeals for support ahead 2019 Nations Cup

Nigeria Amputee football team on Friday appealed to government and private organisations for support ahead of the upcoming African Amputee Football Nations Cup, scheduled for Angola.

Absence of Police witness stalls Evans’ trial

The absence of a police witness on Friday stalled the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.
Gracious David West at Rivers State Police Command before he was paraded at the Police

Rivers ‘serial killer’ confesses to police, reveals mode of operation — in pictures

The 39-years old notorious serial killer of women in hotels, Gracious David West, from Buguma in Asari-Toru local government area has confessed that he had actually killed’ a total of seven people and started killing from Ikeja, Lagos before moving to Owerri in Imo State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Driver in court for allegedly assaulting ex-wife, boyfriend with a broken bottle

A 43-year-old driver, Kehinde Rasheed, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting his ex-wife and her boyfriend with a broken bottle.g

Sales rep in court over alleged N1.4 million theft

A sales representative, Adekemi Ejigboye, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing N1.4 million belonging to her employer, Montos Dynamic System Ltd.
While many are taken aback that the NPFL season is failing to resume as scheduled for the umpteenth time, Ifeanyi Ubah coach Uche Okagbue believes the shift will be a blessing in disguise for his team.

Postponing NPFL kickoff date a blessing in disguise for Ifeanyi Ubah – coach

The 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, earlier scheduled to commence on Sunday, September 22 looks all set to be postponed by the League Management Company (LMC).
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, who was arrested by the Police in Rivers State on Thursday has shared how he attacked his latest victim.

‘Notorious serial killer’ arrested after 8 women killed

Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt on Thursday arrested a man they described as a "serial killer".

UNILAG: We did not approve banner with MC Oluomo’s photo

The University of Lagos, Akoka, has said it did not approve the banner which had the Caretaker Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya, aka MC Oluomo, as one of the invited guests for a programme on the campus.
Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, who was arrested by the Police in Rivers State on Thursday has shared how he attacked his latest victim.

Rivers serial killing: I threatened her with knife, tied her arms, legs – suspect

Suspected serial killer, Gracious David West, who was arrested by the Police in Rivers State on Thursday has shared how he attacked his latest victim.

Nigeria spends $1.2 billion to import fish annually – central bank chief

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, says about 1.2 billion dollars worth of fish is imported into this country annually.

Official: Central bank, governors agree to develop agric sector

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governors of the 36 states of the federation on Thursday agreed to pool resources to develop the agricultural potentials in their domains and create jobs.

I was barred from public statements after 2005 Sosoliso air crash – ex-NCAA chief

The Sosoliso air crash of December 10, 2005 would have been averted if the Minister of Aviation had allowed the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to shut down the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) for its non-compliance with air safety.g

Federal government moves to preserve railway heritage

The Federal Government is fully aware of he importance of preserving the history of the Nigerian Railway heritage, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has said.

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Five burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan highway bus explosion

At least five passengers died on Friday after a commercial bus they were travelling in crashed into a median and went up in flames at Onigari, a border town between Ogun and Oyo states on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
In a bid to create access to quality education, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has announced the abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public primary and secondary schools across the state.

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt

According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike, the meeting was attended by Govs. Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa), Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Samuel Ortom (Benue); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); and Mohammed Mattawale (Zamfara).

Minister reiterated federal government’s commitment to human, capital, infrastructure development

Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said the Federal Government is committed to human capital, economic and infrastructure developments to boost Nigeria’s global competitiveness.

Woman commits suicide three months after boyfriend killed self

An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self.
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Facebook suspends thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row

Facebook Inc said on Friday it has suspended tens of thousands of apps on the social networking platform, as part of the company’s ongoing app developer investigation it began in March 2018 in response to the Cambridge Analytica row.