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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.
Police face a burning barricade during protests in Hong Kong. Vincent Yu-AP

Hong Kong protest heats up as police deploy tear gas, block transport

A march in the Hong Kong satellite town of Tuen Mun escalated on Saturday as riot police fired tear gas at anti-government protesters who fled down side streets and into surrounding shopping malls.
Elkana also said that detectives from Ilemba Hausa Division, arrested two suspects, one Mr Gidion Amuzie, 25, and Godspower Imafidion, 25, of Satellite Town, Lagos.

Four ‘notorious robbers’ arrested for killing cop in Lagos

A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer, Igando, CSP Taiwo Kasumu, have arrested four notorious armed robbery suspects.
Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday, May 10 2019, convicted and sentenced Daniel Iluobe, Ifeanyi Chukwudi Paul and Godwin Joseph Ovboke to two years imprisonment each, for internet fraud.

Fake ‘lovers’ jailed for internet fraud

Justice Fatun Riman of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday, May 10 2019, convicted and sentenced Daniel Iluobe, Ifeanyi Chukwudi Paul and Godwin Joseph Ovboke to two years imprisonment each, for internet fraud.
Inspector Daniel Ojo who shot dead one Adaobi Ifeanyi and wounded another, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, in Ajegunle area of Lagos last Saturday, has been dismissed from service and declared wanted.

Lagos killing: Police Inspector dismissed, declared wanted

Inspector Daniel Ojo who shot dead one Adaobi Ifeanyi and wounded another, Emmanuel Akomafuwa, in Ajegunle area of Lagos last Saturday, has been dismissed from service and declared wanted.

Man allegedly beats wife to death over N200 gift

For allegedly beating his wife to death over a N200 gift, Henry Anaele was, on Wednesday, remanded in prison for the next 30 days by an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Lawmaker raps Eko DisCo over high billing system

Hon. Oghene Egoh added that “it is important that EKEDC, riverine communities and residents of Satellite town deliberate the way forward to improve services and performances of EKEDC in affected communities.”

Police nab suspected killers of Lagos neighbourhood corps official

The police in Lagos have arrested over 70 suspected cultists, including those who allegedly killed a neighbourhood corps official, in a major clampdown against cultism across the state.

Tank farm explodes in Lagos

A wild fire yesterday razed an oil tank farm belonging to Stallionaire Oil at Ijegun, Satellite town, Lagos State. The fire, which went almost out of control, caused panic among residents of Satellite Town and Ojo area. Thankfully, no human life was lost.

Police kill two suspected robbers, recover loot in Lagos

Two suspected robbers were killed, yesterday, by Police operatives acting on a tip-off that a six-man robbery gang had trailed and dispossessed a woman of the large sum of money she had gone to withdraw at a first generation bank in Satellite Town, Lagos.

Residents of Lagos community protest 4-month power outage

Residents of Ijegun-Imore community in Satellite Town, Lagos State on Monday protested four months of power outage in the area by Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC.

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Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

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NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

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In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

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17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.