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Election: Lagos Speaker Obasa warns against violence

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly and Chairman, Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria, Mudashiru Obasa, has called on Nigerians, particularly youths, to stay away from violence and acts and utterances that can cause breach of peace, particularly as the 2019 General Elections draw near.
One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.

One confirmed dead, many injured as train derails in Lagos

One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.
Several passengers are reported to have been injured following a train accident at the Mongoro area of Ikeja, Lagos.

Several injured as train derails in Lagos

Several people have been reported injured as a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/Agege area.
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Tailor jailed one year for stealing woman’s hand bag

A Kabong Upper Area Court in Jos on Monday sentenced a 21-year-old tailor, Emmanuel Yakubu, to one-year imprisonment for stealing a woman’s handbag.

Police launch joint operation to restore sanity on Lagos roads

The Lagos State Police Command has launched a joint operation with other sister agencies to tackle the upsurge in traffic gridlock on roads across the state caused by lawlessness on the part of some motorists, among other factors.

Truck driver in court for allegedly knocking down street hawker

A 34-year-old truck driver, Emmanuel Uneke, who allegedly drove in a reckless manner and caused the death of a street hawker was on Thursday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Lagos residents knock government over road closure for President Buhari’s visit

Lagos residents heading for their workplaces and other destinations on Thursday were stranded after the state government blocked some major roads over the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

Man allegedly stabs attendant for stopping him from smoking in filling station

An unemployed man, Bala Lawal, who allegedly stabbed an attendant for stopping him from smoking in a petrol station, on Friday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Residents storm Ikeja Electric office over power outage

The protesters lamented that on the average, they had 125 hours electricity monthly, saying the problem had taken its toll on the people and commercial activities in the neighbourhoods.

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Overloading: FRSC goes tough on offenders

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Kano rerun: APC dismisses PDP’s allegation

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PDP condemns alleged attack on agents, members in Kano

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Chad fires chief of staff after Boko Haram attack kills 23 soldiers

Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.