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Lagos Task Force clamps down on criminal Okada riders, convicts 21 at Mile 2

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force, yesterday, August 8, 2017, impounded 146 motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and prosecuted 21 riders, who were sentenced to two weeks imprisonment. The Chairman of the task force, Police Superintendent Olayinka Egbeyemi, clarified that the enforcement operations were carried out based on a series of

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How hackers defrauded Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker of over N9million

The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti, Yaba, of the Lagos State Police Command, has arraigned three men before a Federal High Court for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, of N9.2 million. The three men, Frank Nwokobia, 27; Ezeoke Kanayochukwu, 25,

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Bomb scare at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja

There was pandemonium yesterday, August 8, 2017, at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, following the discovery of an alleged bomb planted by some unscrupulous persons. The incident was followed by an alarm raised by workers arriving at the hajj and cargo terminal area who discovered the unattended bag. According to a

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Lagos assures indigent residents of free legal service

Lagos State Government, through the Public Advice Centre (PAC), has advised the indigent residents of Lagos State to take advantage of the free legal service offered by the government for resolution of their legal problems. The Director, Public Advice Centre (PAC), Mrs Tola Akinyemi, gave the advice during a roadshow at

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How a serial rapist was arrested in Isolo

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, over the weekend arrested an alleged serial rapist for defiling a five-year-old girl. It was gathered that the suspect was arrested after a tenant caught him in the shameful act. The suspect, Emeka Kingsley, a resident of Osoyintola Street in Ilasamaja, Isolo Local Council

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Parents of six kidnapped Epe students hold Thanksgiving Service

The parents and relatives of the six kidnapped students of the Igbonla Model College in Epe who were recently freed by their abductors held a 2-hours thanksgiving service at Dolphin Senior Secondary School in Sura area of Lagos State. The pupils who were given a warm welcome by the Governor of

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Just in: Mother of 3 rescued in Agege inferno

Report has it that a mother of three miraculously survived being trapped in a house fire incident that occurred today, August 4, 2017, as a result of fire outbreak in a bungalow building at 11 Morounfolu Street, Otubu bus stop, Agege, Lagos. It was gathered that the woman had been trapped

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LASPOTECH workers embark on indefinite strike

Following the inability of constituted authorities to meet the demands of workers, academic and administrative activities were paralysed on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) as workers of the institution began an indefinite strike. A copy of the strike notice by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic

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Update: 28 men,12 minors arraigned in court for engaging in homosexual activities

Following the arrests of male adults caught engaging in homosexuals activities by the Lagos State police command last weekend, the suspects were on Thursday, August 3, 2017, arraigned before Ebute-Metta and Yaba Magistrate Courts. Recall that the defendants were caught on Saturday, 29th July 2017, at No. 999 Ikorodu Road/Toyin Close,

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