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Court jails 15, remands others over Mushin gang war

Afeez Hanafi Fifteen suspects have pleaded guilty of involving in the clash between two gangs in Idi Oro, Mushin, Lagos State, which claimed the life of a load carrier, identified only as Kayode. The suspects were arraigned with 24 others on Thursday at the Lagos State Mobile Court on four counts bordering on breach of […]
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Lagos: Hard life covered with pride

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Torture: Army investigates video, says soldiers may be fake

Olaleye Aluko The Nigerian Army says it has commenced investigation into a viral video showing three alleged soldiers brutalising a yet-to-be-identified man at a location, believed to be in the country. The soldiers had asked the victim to roll continually in the mud in the one minute 54 seconds video. The Director, Army Public Relations, […]
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Two construction workers die as Lekki structure collapses

Samson Folarin Two construction workers, identified as Wasiu and Abdullahi, lost their lives on Thursday after a structure mounted on a building under construction collapsed on NICON Town Estate, Admiralty Way, Lekki, Lagos State. Another worker, identified only as Yakub, was said to have sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a general hospital after […]
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Motorcycle rider killed while fleeing from ticketing officials

Samson Folarin A commercial motorcycle rider, identified as Biliaminu Olayiwola, was crushed to death on Thursday at Daleko, Mushin, Lagos State, while running away from some hoodlums said to be ‘ticketing officials’. PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim had picked a passenger in an area which was said to be outside his route. A witness, […]
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Police detain parent for using son to get N8,000

Samson Folarin The Lagos State Police Command has arrested some suspects in connection with the alleged trafficking of a 15-year-old boy, Ajala Samuel. As of the time of filing this report, it was learnt that one of the prime suspects, one Iya Ibeji, was leading the police to where the victim was held in the […]
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Paris Club Fund: Governors will resolve all court cases — Yari

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Abdulaziz Yari, said the forum would resolve all pending court cases on the Paris Club refund. Yari said this while speaking with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Some consultants were said to have dragged the forum to court over their commission. The […]
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Eduok Hits Season’s Sixth Goal, Egbuchunam Benched In Sweden

Eduok Hits Season’s Sixth Goal, Egbuchunam Benched In Sweden By Johnny Edward: Nigerian forward Emem Eduok scored his sixth goal of the season for Kasimpasa who defeated Konyaspor 3-2 in their Turkish Cup clash on Thursday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
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Mourinho Praises United’s Character Vs City, Defends Fellaini

Mourinho Praises United’s Character Vs City, Defends Fellaini Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has praised his players for their resolute display against Manchester City despite being second best throughout Thursday night’s 0-0 Premier League draw.
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