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40 students of Nigerian Navy school get N9 million scholarship

The 1989 Alumni of the Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ojo in Lagos has awarded scholarship to 40 students of the school worth N9million.

Teenager sets girlfriend ablaze over alleged infidelity

Policemen from Iba Police Station in Lagos have arrested a 19-year-old boy, Orji Ifeanyichukwu, for allegedly setting his 24-year-old girlfriend, Alabi Tolani, ablaze because she had another lover.

American University coaches take scholarship offers to Lagos

Talented secondary school students based in the Lagos metropolis and beyond will, this month, have a rare opportunity of playing themselves into universities in the United States of America, with full scholarship offers from two coaches from God’s Own Country.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Cleric remanded in prison over ‘attempt to murder’ female pastor

The pastor in charge of The Life House Ministry located at Ifeoma Street, opposite Ojo Barracks, Ojo, Lagos, Pastor Benjamin Akinsanya 56, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court sitting in Igbosere, over alleged attempted murder of a female pastor.

Female pastor arraigned for alleged theft of member’s four-month old baby

A 52-year-old old female pastor, Charity Okpara, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of a four-month-old baby girl from her church member, Mrs blessing Okon.

Two in court for allegedly snatching Naval officer’s handbag

The police in Lagos on Tuesday arraigned two men in an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly snatching a Naval officer’s handbag.

Woman arraigned for biting off apprentice’s cheek

The police on Tuesday arraigned a businesswoman, Lovina Chukwuekezi, 34, in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos for allegedly biting off her apprentice’s cheek.
Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to give priority to rail infrastructure to develop the state.

Lagos speaker tasks governor on transportation problem

Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, says that no amount of road patching, rehabilitations and constructions will solve transportation problem in Lagos, judging by the influx of people into the state on daily basis.
Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to give priority to rail infrastructure to develop the state.

2020 budget: Lagos speaker tells governor to prioritise rail projects

Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to give priority to rail infrastructure to develop the state.
More than 200 inmates of an “illegal rehabilitation centre” at Olore Central Mosque in the Ojo area of Ibadan, Oyo state, have regained freedom.

‘Over 200’ rescued as police raid ‘torture centre’ in Oyo

More than 200 inmates of an “illegal rehabilitation centre” at Olore Central Mosque in the Ojo area of Ibadan, Oyo state, have regained freedom.
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Police uncover illegal rehabilitation centre in Ibadan, rescue over 200 inmates

The Oyo State Police Command has uncovered an illegal rehabilitation centre at Olore Central Mosque in Ojo area of Ibadan, where it rescued over 200 inmates.
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NADDC: Auto policy under review, not suspended

The Federal Government agency that drives activities in the nation’s vehicle manufacturing industry – National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), has explained that the Nigeria Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) Fiscal Incentive and Guarantees Bill is being reviewed in the interest of the sector.

Teenager consumes 31 bottles of wine, refuses to pay

A 19-year-old man, Stanley Paul, who allegedly consumed 31 bottles of ”Andre Wine” with friends in a Lagos Hotel and refused to pay, on Friday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ojo, Lagos.

Police rescue 15 people chained up in Lagos church

Police in Nigeria said they rescued 15 people chained up in a church in Lagos during the latest raid in a nationwide crackdown on religious institutions accused of abuse.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army redeploys Northeast operation commander, others

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployments of top military officers including the Commander of the Multi-National Joint Task Force, the military’s regional command fighting the Boko Haram insurgents in Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.

Border closure: Nigerians will praise federal government – Lagos assemblyman

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, says Nigerians will praise the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government later over the closure of the nation’s land borders.

Trader in court for ‘stealing’ weave-on

A 27-year-old trader, Akachukwu Onyeoma, on Monday appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly stealing hair weave-on and relaxers worth N600,000.

Man arraigned in Lagos over alleged N1.6 million rice fraud

A 47-year-old man, Samuel Umechukwu, on Monday appeared before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, over alleged stealing of N1.6 million meant for purchase of rice.

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Senate seeks legal backing for constituency projects in national budget

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NOC appoints Oba Elegushi as chairman, patrons forum

The Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) has appointed His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Elegushi, as the Chairman of the body’s patrons’ forum.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France. – Several features on Twitter were down on October 2, 2019, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.”We’ve been experiencing outages across Twitter and TweetDeck,” the social media giant said in a statement, without giving a reason for the disruption. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon.” (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)

Twitter outlines plan for ‘open and decentralized’ system for social networks

Twitter plans to set up an independent research group to create an “open and decentralized” system for social networks, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Wednesday, which could relieve pressure on the company to appease critics of its content policies but also give rise to a new crop of competitors.