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Sagamu footballer killing: Trigger-happy SARS inspector for dismissal, prosecution – Police

  The trigger-happy operative of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) who allegedly killed the Assistant Captain of Remo Stars Football Club, Tiamiyu Kazeem, is to be dismissed and prosecuted, police authorities said. Police insisted that the officer, whose name was...

Ogun Gov. orders investigation into Remo Stars player’s killing by SARs

  Upset by the killing of Remo Stars Football Club defender, Kazeem Tiamiyu, Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, has ordered an investigation into the extra-judicial death by the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad (FSARs). He also appealed to residents of the state to remain...

Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped four officers of the State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). The fifth officer, also travelling in...

Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay alive at the Federal Medical Center, Owerri, Imo State. The wife, a nurse, allegedly removed the...

Nonplussed traffic wardens watch helplessly as deer-footed thief disappears with their loot

    It was a wild goose chase for a police traffic warden whose bribes collected from motorists were spirited away by a yet-to-be apprended thief. The smarter thief had kept tabs on the  bundle of notes, took and ran away. Nonplussed, the traffic officer...

Rape of admission seeker: Unilag lecturer bags 21 years in jail 

  A part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Afeez Baruwa, is  to spend  21 years in jail for raping an 18-year-old admission-seeking girl.   For the stolen sexual pleasure, an Ikeja High Court on Thursday handed down the penalty to...

2.5bn laundering: Magu wants Diezani extradited to face trial

    For allegedly plundering Nigeria's whopping $2.5 billion, former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani K. Alison-Madueke, should be extradited to face trial without further delay, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has demanded EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu insisted that for the humongous...

State House, Abuja, Director assassinated

    Some yet-to-be-identified assailants have killed a senior official of the  State House, Abuja,  Laetitia Naankang Dagan.   Fagan, an Assistant Director attached to the State House was killed in her apartment at Galadimawa, Abuja, on Monday evening shortly after she returned...

Royal father confirms he was viciously assaulted by ‘nuisance’ Oluwo of Iwo

  The Agbowu of Ogbagbaa, Oba Sikirulahi Akinropo, has confirmed that he was viciously attacked inside the office of the AIG, Bashir Makama, by Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi. " He left his seat and the Iwo Local Government Chairman was...

Army Corporal ln Trouble For Brutalizing Abuja Disco Female Staff Over Disconnection 

   ....unions threaten service withdrawal over assault, others An Army Corporal, Ibrahim Auta NA07NA2672 of the 266, Light Battalion, Abuja has reportedly pounced on a female marketer with Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc. (AEDC), leaving a deep cut on her head. Miss Khadijat Umar is...
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DisCos slam Power Minister for taunting 13, 000MW as current generation capacity

  …says it’s out of this world but imaginative, untrue The 13,000 megawatts of electricity generation taunted by the Minister of...
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Buhari inaugurates Lawan, Omo-Agege’s aides as NASS Commission members

  President Mohammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated 12 members of the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) with Ahmed Kadi Amshi, a former aide to the...

Supreme Court dashes APC’s hope for Bayelsa governorship judgment review

  …awards N60m cost APC, Lyon, Degi-Eremienyo’s lawyers Nigeria’s Apex Court on Wednesday sealed the hope of a review of its judgment sacking the All Progressives...

Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline construction begins 2nd quarter of 2020 – NNPC

  …set to expand Domestic Gas Footprint from 1.1BSCF to 2.2BSCF …targets Nigeria as net exporter of petroleum products by 2023   The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...