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Abba Kyari: Police unravel identities of suspected drug barons, NDLEA collaborators

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Screenshot/Shaddyvlogs TV/Youtube. The Force Headquarters, on Monday unraveled the identities of the suspected drug barons who allegedly colluded with DSP Abba Kyari and four others to ferry illicit drugs into the country. Abba Kyari and his team were declared wanted by the National Drig Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday. The suspects had Read More…

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Father reveals son Sylvester Oromoni was not taken to hospital

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sylvester Oromoni Jnr, the late Dowen College Student who was alleged by his family to have sustained injuries as a result of bullying by five senior students of the college was not treated at a hospital. Mr Sylvester Oromoni Snr, the father of late Oromoni Jnr made the revelation on Monday before an Ikeja Coroner’s Read More…

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Wife, 3 others arrested over hotelier’s death in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The police in Lagos have arrested the wife of a hotel owner and three others after she was alleged to have stabbed her hotelier husband to death. The wife of the owner of the popular Bama Hotel and Suites, Abule-Egba, allegedly stabbed her husband on Monday night after finding out that he had impregnated another Read More…

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Sylvester Oromoni: Ijaw Youth Council rejects Lagos DPP advice, hires SAN

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) has rejected the Advice of the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP) exonerating students and officials of Dowen College, Lagos, from the death of Sylvester Oromoni, a student of the college. The group has hired the legal services of Chief Anthony George-Ikoli (SAN) to seek justice over the demise Read More…

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Buhari mourns murdered 5-year-old Hanifa, lauds arrest of culprits

Reading Time: < 1 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the nation’s condolences to the family of the five-year-old school girl, Hanifa Abubakar, whose body was discovered in a shallow grave in Kano after nearly two months of fruitless search. The president, in a statement on Friday in Abuja by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, also praised the work Read More…

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Man, 22, in court over alleged theft of N1m, phone

Reading Time: < 1 minutes A 22-year-old man, Chibuike Okorie, on Thursday, appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a phone valued at N56,000 and N1 million cash. Okorie, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, ASP. Bisi Ogunleye, told the Read More…

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Comedian De General, 3 others caught in hard drug caper

Reading Time: 2 minutes A skit maker, Sunday Joshua, popularly known on social media as “De-General” has been arrested by men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Disclosing this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi said the suspect was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday, Read More…

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Lagos Police investigates death of Sylvester, Dowen College Student

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: The Punch. On a day the parents marked his 12th birthday with a cake, the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday said the investigation into the death of one Sylvester Oromoni of Dowen College, Lekki, is currently ongoing. In a statement issued by CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, the Police said that although no formal Read More…

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12 tonnes “Loud” Indian hemp seized on Lagos waterway

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Over 12 tonnes of “Loud’’ Indian hemp smuggled into Lagos from a neighbouring country through the waterways have been intercepted. Director, Media and Advocacy of the NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, who said this in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, described the drug as a strong variant of Indian hemp. Babafemi Read More…

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Security guard tells how he discovered Ataga’s body

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos, Nov. 16, 2021 (NAN) The security guard at the apartment where Mr Usifo Ataga, Super TV Chief Executive Officer, was allegedly murdered, on Tuesday said he was the person who discovered the corpse of the victim. The security guard, Abubakar Mohammed, said this while testifying before a Lagos High Court sitting at the Tafawa Read More…