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Eight feared dead as rival youth groups clash on Lagos Island

Residents and traders in some parts of Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria are now living in fear as eight youths have reportedly died during a renewed bloody clashes between Onola and Okepopo boys at weekend.

Woman stabs husband to death over telephone call

A 23-year-old housewife, Damilola Ayeni, has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly stabbing her husband, Olumide, to death at their house on Bamgbose Street, Lagos Island.
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Police officers detained for assaulting lawyer in Lagos

Two police officers have been arrested for allegedly assaulting a lawyer said to be demanding for his salary in Lagos.

Policemen caught on camera assaulting lawyer arrested, DPO queried

The police officers seen in a video assaulting a young lawyer said to be demanding for his salary and posted on the Instagram by OAKTVOnline with the caption: “SARS officers assault young lawyer allegedly demanding for his salary in Lagos,” have been arrested.

Enugu government pays workers June salaries without federal allocation

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Saturday disclosed that his administration has paid the salaries of workers for the month of June without receiving the federal allocation.

Ex-Governor Nwodo endorse Governor Ugwuanyi for second term

A former governor of old Enugu State and ex-national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Okwesilieze Nwodo, has declared Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as “the best performing Governor in Nigeria”.

Two men get N100, 000 bail each over alleged theft of N5,000

Two men - David Major and Adegoke Amao – who allegedly stole N5,000 were on Friday in Lagos granted a N100,000 bail each by an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Sit-at-home: Enugu in total shutdown as Biafra group moves to take over Government...

The Coal City, Enugu State capital, on Wednesday, witnessed a total shutdown following the sit-at-home order of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the 51st anniversary of the declaration of the defunct Republic of Biafra.

Police foil attempt to kill another Uber driver, arrest two suspects

An attempt by two suspected members of a robbery gang to kill another Uber driver and abscond with his vehicle has been foiled by operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command.

Governor Ugwuanyi awards contract for erosion control on Umuabi road

The Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration in Enugu State, in line with its rural development agenda, has awarded contract for erosion control measures on Umuabi-Obinagu road in Udi Local Government Area of the state.

Enugu APC endorses President Buhari for second term

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Enugu State Chapter, on Sunday, endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office as the 2019 General Elections draw close.

2019: Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo declares governorship ambition

Nollywood Actor, Dr. Kenneth Okonkwo, has declared to contest in the forthcoming governorship election in Enugu State under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), describing the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as not working.

Enugu APC passes vote of confidence on President Buhari, state exco

The Enugu State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, weekend, passed a vote of confidence on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

Governor Ambode reiterates support for united, indivisible Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday paid a courtesy visit on his counterpart in Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, where he again reiterated support for a united and indivisible Nigeria.

Ten senior policemen transferred out of Lagos command

The Police Service Commission (PSC), under the chairmanship of Sir Mike Okiro, yesterday, approved and released a signal, detailing the immediate transfer of 10 senior policemen out of Lagos State Police Command.

PDP is the only political party in Enugu – Reps member Chukwuemeka Ujam

The member representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Chukwuemeka Ujam has declared that no other political party exists in Enugu State except the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Police invite Davido, others over friend’s controversial death

The Lagos State Police Command has commenced investigations to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of Tagbo, a friend of the hip hop musician, David Adeleke, popularly called Davido.

Enugu judiciary workers endorse Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for second term

Judiciary workers in Enugu State, under the auspices of Judiciary Workers Union (JUSUN) Thursday, endorsed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for a second term in office.

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