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Man bags life imprisonment for raping, robbing student at UNILAG

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court on Tuesday sentenced a man, Collins Okechukwu, to life imprisonment for raping and robbing a 25-year-old student (name withheld) at the University of Lagos. Delivering judgement, Justice Abiola Soladoye, who described Okechukwu as a “pathological liar,” held that the prosecution proved the charges of rape and robbery Read More…

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Police foil sexagenarian’s suicide attempt on 3rd Mainland Bridge

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in Lagos have prevented a sexagenarian (name withheld), from attempting to jump into the Lagos Lagoon from the 3rd Mainland Bridge. The spokesman for the Police Command in Lagos State, SP. Benjamin Hundeyin said on Tuesday. Hundyin said the operatives have taken the 67-year-old man to the Adekunle Read More…

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Bandits run rampage in Kaduna, attack army base in Birnin Gwari, kill 15 Nigerian soldiers, sources say

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Eons Intelligence/Twitter. Gunmen killed 15 Nigerian soldiers and wounded more than a dozen others during an attack on an army base in the northern state of Kaduna, two army sources said on Tuesday, in the latest attack on security forces by armed gangs. The gangs, designated as terrorists by the government, have caused Read More…

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Nweke urges media to set agenda for sustainable democracy

Reading Time: 2 minutes A former Minister of Information, Mr Frank Nweke Jnr, has urged the media to enhance their professionalism and set the agenda to consolidate Nigeria’s democracy. Nweke made the call on Tuesday in Enugu while presenting a paper at the town-hall meeting organised by the Nigerian Guild of Editors for the media and Civil Society Organisations Read More…