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Security guard, friend in court for ‘stealing employer’s wristwatches’

A 22-year-old security guard, Raphael Pius, who allegedly stole his employer’s two Rolex wristwatches valued at N200,000 and 2,500 Dollars (about 900,,000) with on Thursday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended Nigeria – France Business and Investment Forum dinner in Abuja.1

VP Osinbajo: What Nigeria can learn from Asiwaju Tinubu

The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria’s diversity ought to be seen as a blessing because “the true wealth of any nation is its human capital.”
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shi’ites: 21 million of us ready to die for Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ites have vowed to lay down the lives of its members who are more down 21 million if the Federal Government failed to release its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

Man ‘bites off Neighbourhood Watch officer’s lip, tongue’

A Tinubu Magistrates’ Court on Monday heard that a 23-year-old man, Ahmed Ishola, bit off the lower lip and tongue of a Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LSNSC) official.

Oando demands forensic audit report, rules out directors’ resignation

Oando Plc has demanded from the Securities and Exchange Commission the report of the forensic audit carried out by Deloitte & Touche for it to have a better understanding of the findings that culminated in the decisions taken by the commission.
Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu was on Wednesday sworn-in as the 15th Governor of Lagos State at the Tarawa Balewa Square, TBS, on Lagos Island.

Lawmaker urges Governor Sanwo-Olu to concentrate on governance

The House of Representatives member-elect for Apapa Federal Constituency, Mufutau Egberongbe, has urged Governor Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to concentrate on governance and eschew politicking.
President Muhammadu Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with the APC National Leader Asiwaju, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the residency Presidential Villa Friday Night in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 10 2019.

In Pictures: President Buhari hosts Asiwaju Tinubu to breaking of Ramadan fast

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday evening hosted the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to Ramadan breakfast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

National Assembly leadership: I am not manipulating process – Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), has denied reports of manipulating process for nominating leadership of the National Assembly (NASS), describing the insinuations as injurious to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Father docked over failure to produce son charged with stealing tricycle worth N866,000

A 60-year-old man, Tesleem Balogun, who stood as guarantor for his son, who is standing trial for allegedly stealing a tricycle worth N866,000, on Monday appeared in a Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court.

Hotel worker arraigned over alleged theft of N400,000 lodging fee

A hotel receptionist, Kelvin Onuorah, who allegedly stole N400,000, lodging fee paid by guests, on Friday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State.

Man in court over alleged cable theft

A 21-year-old man, Abubakar Haruna, who allegedly stole cables worth N960,000 belonging to Lagos State Electricity Board (LSEB) on Tuesday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Fake female army officer arraigned in court over alleged assault

A self acclaimed female Army officer, Mary-Jane Uwachua, 30, who allegedly assaulted two bank security guards, was on Thursday, brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
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Lagos election: Arewa community backs Asiwaju Tinubu, endorses Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Obafemi Hamzat

The Sanwo Eko Movement in conjunction with the Arewa community in Lagos has drummed support for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his deputy in the race, Dr Obáfémi Hamzat.
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BCO backs Asiwaju Tinubu’s co-chairmanship of APC presidential campaign council

Mallam Gidado Ibrahim, Director of Communications and Strategic Planning, Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) Monday threw his weight behind the choice of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as co-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council.

Man arraigned for tendering fake N200,000 in exchange for $600

A 45-year-old man, Bola Afeez, who allegedly defrauded a bureau de change operator by giving him fake N200,000 in exchange for $600 was on Friday arraigned by the police.

Four sales reps face N15 million theft charge

Four sales representatives on Friday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged theft of N15 million from their employer’s interior decoration store

Fake travel agent in court over N265,000 visa fraud

A 29-year-old fake travel agent, Chinenye Ojimmadu, who police accused of defrauding a traveler of N265,000, on Tuesday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court.

Labourer steals N120, 000 cables at construction site, risks seven years in jail

A labourer, Promise Iwoh, who allegedly stole his employer’s cables valued at N120,000, on Wednesday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

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A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury apartment building Thursday as passengers watched in horror, officials said.

Man crushed by falling elevator in New York building

A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury apartment building Thursday as passengers watched in horror, officials said.
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77 Nigerian nationals charged for massive fraud, money laundering in US — full list

A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the funds through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network.
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Federal government raises panel to recover N614 billion loan from 35 states

The National Economic Council (NEC) yesterday resolved to constitute a team to recover N614bn budget support loan facility given to 35 out of the 36 states of the federation.