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NPA cancels $2.6 billion Badagry deep seaport contract

The Nigerian Ports Authority has cancelled the contract for the $2.6bn Badagry deep seaport project, stating that the deep seaport master plan was wrongly done. This is even as the agency explained that it had begun the process for fresh bids for the approval of a new port master plan for the Badagry deep seaport project.
Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested three suspected robbers who lured an UBER driver into the bush, beat him to pulp and made away with his Toyota Camry, 2006 model, just as it recovered 2 locally made guns and seven live cartridges from another set of suspected robbers on Eko Bridge.

UBER snatching robbers arrested, two guns, seven cartridges recovered

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested three suspected robbers who lured an UBER driver into the bush, beat him to pulp and made away with his Toyota Camry, 2006 model, just as it recovered 2 locally made guns and seven live cartridges from another set of suspected robbers on Eko Bridge.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is expected to visit Apapa today.

VP Osinbajo to visit Apapa today

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to visit Apapa today.

Witness tells testifies on condition of Synagogue church before collapse

An Igbosere High Court heard on Thursday in Lagos that the Synagogue Church of All Nations’ (SCOAN) building was in perfect condition before the deadly collapse of the building that killed 116 people in 2014.

Gani Adams threatens to attack violent herdsmen, lists hideouts

The Aare Onakakanfo in Council chaired by Iba Gani Adams, on Sunday appealed to the federal government to increase security in the South West.
Lagos State High Court.

Gang-rape: Complainant seeks withdrawal of case against defendants

A 24-year-old woman (names withheld), allegedly drugged at a nightclub and gang-raped in an hotel in Lekki, Lagos, by two dropouts of Babcock University, wants the criminal suit filed against the defendants – Don-Chima George and Olusegun Razak, withdrawn.

Jobless man jailed two years for stealing phone

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos Thursday sentenced to two years imprisonment, a homeless man, who was caught wearing a shirt and using a smartphone he stole from a firm’s security guards.
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Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda’s tax case adjourned till October 10

A Lagos High Lagos in Igbosere Thursday fixed October 10 to resume the trial of Nollywood actress and producer, Monalisa Chinda-Coker, for alleged tax evasion.

We need functional vocational studies – Education stakeholders

Some stakeholders in the nation’s education sector have called for functional vocational studies in the school curriculum to meet with the 21st century demands.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday visited Apapa and assured residents that there are plans to find a lasting solution to the gridlock in the area.

Gridlock: Governor Sanwo-Olu visits Apapa, assures lasting solution

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday visited Apapa and assured residents that there are plans to find a lasting solution to the gridlock in the area.

Boat operator in court over death of four passengers

A 45-year-old commercial boat operator, Friday Akpan, was at the weekend dragged before the Ebute-Meta chief magistrate court, Lagos, for allegedly murdering four of his passengers in April 28, 2019.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested four suspected fraudsters for an alleged involvement in internet crimes.

EFCC arrests four suspected internet fraudsters in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested four suspected fraudsters for an alleged involvement in internet crimes.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu promises to accord professionals their rightful positions

The Lagos State Gov.-elect. Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged that his administration would accord professionals in the state, particularly Estate Surveyors, their rightful positions.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC disclaims Lagos roadblocks, online invitations

According to the commission, it has no knowledge and involvement in the act as it revealed that the impostors, parading themselves as operatives of the Commission, mount road blocks in areas such as Victoria Island, Lekki and Festac Town, and extorting money from unsuspecting members on the allegation that they are suspected internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo-Yahoo boys.’
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, arrested two fast-rising Nigerian musicians – Afeez Fashola (aka Naira Marley) and Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael (aka Zlatan), in connection with alleged case of internet fraud and money laundering.

EFCC: We’ll arraign Naira Marley, Zlatan, others very soon

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that it will arraign popular musician, Afeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, very soon.
Nigerian rapper, Yungsix was on Sunday attacked by some hoodlums in Lagos.

Suspected hoodlums attack rapper Yungsix in Lagos

Nigerian rapper Yungsix was on Sunday attacked by some hoodlums in Lagos.

Police arrest ex-convicts for allegedly robbing lady

The police Rapid Response Squad in Lagos have arrested three robbery suspects in the Lekki area of the state for allegedly dispossessing a 25-year-old of her valuables.
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Nse Ikpe-Etim: Why I removed my womb

Popular Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim has revealed why she removed her womb.

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The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.

Soldiers rescue 95 hostages, kill 3 terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Army says frontline counterinsurgency soldiers in the northeast have killed three terrorists and rescued 95 persons held hostage in Borno State.
Four soldiers and a cameraman died on Saturday night from an attack by Boko Haram on the northern shore of Lake Chad.

MNJTF: Iswap under pressure to establish caliphate near Lake Chad

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the flurry of attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the last couple of weeks followed pressure mounted on them by foreign collaborators to establish caliphate.
Osinbajo at a Town Hall meeting with Nigerians in New York. R-L; Prof. Tijjani Mohammad-Bande, Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations; Rtd. Justice Sylvanus Asofor; VP Osinbajo, Mr. Ben Okoyen, Consul General and one of Nigeria in diaspora’s representative

VP Osinbajo: Some kidnapping stories in social media untrue

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA releases N1.284 billion to pay 234 retirees

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has released One Billion Two Hundred and Eighty Four Million Naira (N1.284 billion) for the payment of FCT retirees.
Rafael Benitez's fraught relationship with owner Mike Ashley should not deter him from remaining at the club. NEWCASTLE UNITED

Rafa Benitez leaves Newcastle after failing to agree new contract

Rafa Benitez will leave Newcastle on June 30 after the club announced that they have failed to agree a new contract with their current manager.