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September 19, 2018 12:31 PM Man remanded for allegedly raping 11-year-old girl in Lagos

A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos has remanded a 28-year-old man identified as Sunday Lazarus for allegedly defiling an 11-year-old daughter of his sister’s friend. The prosecutor, Sgt. Hafsat Ajibode, told the court that the accused who committed the offences in July at No. 34, Surulere St., Oworonsoki, Lagos, Is facing a two-count charge of sexual 17

September 19, 2018 7:26 AM Suspected cult groups threaten to kill SSS Director, Police Commissioner, others in Cross River, give reason

The Vikings and Skylo cult groups have threatened to attack security chiefs in Cross River State over the arrest and detention of their members. In a statement made available to newsmen on Tuesday, the groups listed the security chiefs to be attacked to include, the Director of State Security Service, Commissioner of Police in Cross River State, Commander 19

September 17, 2018 3:38 PM Man allegedly rape 67-year-old woman in Lagos

A Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court has remanded a 35-year-old man, Samuel Gbodogbe for allegedly raping a 67-year-old woman identified as Mrs Ayinke Ogunad. The Prosecutor, ASP Akpan Ikem, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Sept. 9, at about 3:00 pm at Okuju Ilado, Badagry. Akpan stated that the accused had sexual intercourse with the victim 18

September 16, 2018 4:48 PM Deputy Speaker, Lasun speaks on dumping APC for PDP

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Sulaimon Lasun Yusuff, on Sunday dismissed report that he had defected from the ruling All Progressives Party (APC), to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Lasun in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Wole Oladimeji‎, and made available to newsmen in Abuja, described the alleged defection 20

September 16, 2018 3:03 PM 2019: APGA extends screening of aspirants

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has again, announced the postponement of the screening of House of Assembly and House of Representatives aspirants that purchased and submitted the party’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms. The party had earlier fixed September 15 and 16 for the screening of the House of Assembly aspirants. The new date for the screening 22

September 16, 2018 5:43 AM Okorocha appoints new SSG, Commissioners

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has appointed a new Secretary to the Government. Chief Mark Uchendu has emerged as the new SSG, replacing Sir George Eche who resigned some days ago. The governor also appointed Messrs Kenneth Chid Ejiogu as Chief of Staff Government House, Chukwuemeka Valentine Duru, Principal Secretary to the Governor, and Mr. Victor 21

September 13, 2018 2:02 PM Oyo 2019: Seven APC aspirants pick gubernatorial forms despite consensus plans

No fewer than seven gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in Oyo state have collected nomination and expression of interest forms ahead of the 2019 general elections. This is coming despite the plans of the state governor, Abiola Ajimobi and the ruling APC to have three aspirants as the ordained consensus 23

September 11, 2018 7:23 AM Nasarawa explosion: Ortom reacts, sympathizes with victims’ families

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has sympathised with the government and people of Nasarawa State, particularly families of victims of the gas explosion at a filling station in Lafia. The incident occurred Monday afternoon at the popular Natson gas station, leaving many vehicles, shops and offices completely razed. Terver Akase, his Chief Press Secretary 36

September 10, 2018 9:07 PM Popular Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Baba-Tune is dead

A renowned Kaduna based Islamic Scholar, Sheikh Abubajar Usman Baba-Tune is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the scholar died on Monday evening following an illness. Malam Yusuf Arrigassiyu, Sole Administrator of Shehu Idris College of Health Science and Technology Makarfi, Kaduna State, confirmed the death to NAN in Kaduna 25

September 10, 2018 2:51 PM Woman remanded over alleged attempt to kidnap 4-year-old boy in Lagos

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court has remanded a 30-year-old woman identified as Sade Odubayo over an alleged attempt to kidnap a 4-year-old boy in Lagos. The prosecutor, Insp. Chinalu Uwadione told the court that the accused who committed the offence on Sep 1 at No. 4, Lower St., Ikorodu, Lagos is facing a charge of attempted kidnap. Uwadione stated 23