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Professor Akin Abayomi

Lagos: Why we sealed pharmacies and patent medicine stores

Lagos State Government announced that it has sealed 24 pharmacies and patent medicine stores in various parts of the state for illegal operation and operating beyond scope of pharmaceutical practice.

Lagos shuts 24 illegal pharmacy stores

In order to restore sanity to healthcare delivery system in the state, no fewer than 24 pharmacy stores, patent medicine shops and unlicensed premises at Abule Egba, Alagbado, Kola, Meiran, Ekoro and Oko-Oba in Ifako Ijaiye and Alimosho Local Government areas of Lagos were sealed by the Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods.

How divorcee defiled two minors in Lagos

A 40-year-old divorcee, Adebowale Ajayi, who allegedly defiled two girls was on Thursday in Lagos remanded at the Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. When the case was mentioned, the Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi,...

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.

My wife lures our daughter into prostitution – Man tells court

A 56-year-old businessman, Mr. Aijokwu Christopher, has implored an Alagbado Customary Court, Meiran, Lagos State, to end his 26-year-old marriage to his wife, Oluwakemi, alleging that she is stubborn, destructive and encourages their only daughter into prostitution.

Guard: How I stopped robber after machete wounds

A security guard, Kenny Peters, attached to a haulage company located in Ogun State, has disclosed how suspected robbers stormed the company where he works and attacked him with machetes.
Participants at the 2018 World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Nigeria held on Saturday, Sept 15, 2018, in Lagos. (NAN-Photo)

Nigerian students for 2018 World Robot Olympiad in Thailand

Some Nigerian students are set to represent the country at the 2108 World Robot Olympiad in Thailand after coming out tops at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Nigeria held in Lagos.

Couple in court for allegedly assaulting school manager

A couple, Daniel Chukwudi, 39, and Blessing Simon, 29, who allegedly assaulted one Mr. Emmanuel Agbaje, the manager of Bridge International Academy, Meiran, in Lagos, appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday.

Tenant allegedly beats landlady to pulp over quit notice

A 30-year-old artisan, Kabiru Tajudeen, who allegedly beat his landlady to a pulp for giving him a quit notice, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Wife beater remanded in prison for stabbing co-tenant for rescuing her from his brutality

A 34-year-old trader, Manga Bameye, was on Friday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons after pleading guilty to stabbing his co-tenant who prevented him from further brutalising his (accused) wife, an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court ruled on Friday.

Man in court for theft of cell phone

The Police on Wednesday charged a Nigerian Legion staff, Itodo Eje, 35, before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Techno Android cell phone, valued at N37, 000.

Sex-starved pastor abandons family, impregnates another woman

A 46-year-old pastor, Joshua Aranse, on Thursday told an Alagbado Customary Court in Lagos that he impregnated another woman and abandoned his matrimonial home for four years because of sex starvation.

Court remands father over alleged rape of own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 45-year-old father, Moses Udoh, to Kirikiri Prison over alleged rape of his own daughter.

Man in court for allegedly snatching N1m from bank customer

Police in Lagos on Monday arraigned an unemployed man, Festus Eboh, in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly snatching N1.1million from an unsuspecting customer who was coming out of a bank.

Policeman robbed of AK47 rifle in Lagos

Three men, who allegedly robbed a policeman of his phone and AK 47, were on Tuesday remanded in prison on the orders of an Ikeja chief magistrates’ court.

Artisan sells daughter, neighbour’s child to raise funds for burial

An artisan on Waidi Ogunseye Street, Meiran, Lagos State, Kingsley Oriaku, has owned up to selling one of his five children, a one-and-a-half-year-old girl, Chimamada Oriaku.

Herbalist arrested for allegedly selling 5-year-old for N60,000

The Lagos state police have arrested a 57-year-old herbalist, Tunde Ajibolorunsoro, aka professor, for allegedly abducting a five-year-old girl in the Meiran area of the state.

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Cross River rerun: INEC confirms kidnap, release of presiding officer

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the abduction of the Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) in riverine Afafanyi/Igonigoni Ward of Cross River and hijack of election materials by unknown gone.
Forensic team works at an exhumation site in the village of Yancolo as they search for human remains of the El Mozote massacre in the town of Cacaopera, El Salvador [Jose Cabezas-Reuters]

El Salvador general admits army carried out El Mozote massacre

A retired Salvadoran general on Friday acknowledged for the first time that the armed forces were responsible for a notorious 1981 massacre of nearly 1,000 people during the country's civil war.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Imo guber ruling: We will push President Buhari, National Assembly to amend electoral law...

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has disclosed that the party will push President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to insert in the electoral law that any Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) official who deliberately declared a loser as the winner of an election should be charge to Court when the Court established that a fraud had been commuted.
The Ogun government says it will no longer permit farming and erection of permanent structure in its forest reserves.

Ogun government warns against farming in forest reserves

The Ogun government says it will no longer permit farming and erection of permanent structure in its forest reserves.
Rotimi Akeredolu

2021: Governor Akeredolu dares APC to drop him and lose Ondo

Ahead of next year’s election governorship election in Ondo State, in which his position is being eyed by some interested party members, the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Saturday dared the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to replace him with any other person if it wishes to win the state.