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How eight boys gang-raped me, UNILAG teenage student reveals

A 19-year-old student of the of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) yesterday told an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how five students of the institution gang-raped her and video-recorded it to blackmail her. The court later remanded five of the accused for allegedly assaulting and gang-raping the girl (name withheld). The accused, Moboluwaji Omowole (19), Chuka

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Lagos Mainland based Tech firm, Andela Get $100m Investment from US Company

A Lagos Mainland tech hub, Andela, has announced it has raised a $100m investment led by Generation Investment Management, one of the most successful investment management firms in the world. The partnership with the company  co-founded by former American Vice President, Al Gore, will help Andela to continue building the infrastructure for the future of distributed work

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Nigerian Army holds military exercise in Lagos

As part of the efforts to enhance internal security and create an enabling environment for the conduct of the 2019 general elections, the Lagos State government has announced the commencement of the Nigerian Army Military exercise tagged “Egu Eke III” in the State. In a statement by Special Adviser to Governor on Security and Intelligence, Mr.

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‘Online ticketing is a scam’ – Nigerian Railway Corporation declares

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has urged the Mainlanders and the general public to disregard any form of online ticketing including the one marketed by an e-ticketing platform, tracktripsng.com, noting that it is a scam. In a statement shared via its official Twitter handle, the management of NRC disclosed that it is yet to start its

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UNILAG opens West Africa’s first University TV station in West Africa

The prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG) has concluded plans to launch its television station UNILAG TV, the first ever university television station in Nigeria and West Africa. The station will start broadcasting from January 17, 2019. The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, made the disclosure during a conference that heralded the

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The wait is over, Ambode tells Mainlanders

Months following the announcement by the Akinwunmi Ambode led Lagos State Government to replace the yellow commercial buses popularly known as “danfo” with new high end buses, recent developments from the Lagos State Government indicates that all is set for the takeoff of the Bus Reform Project which will finally signal an end to the

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GHEN GHEN: You won’t believe why this church guard was arrested in Yaba

The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested and arraigned a church security guard, Taiwo Komolafe for allegedly stealing appliances worth N780,000 at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Chief Shepherd Parish located in Yaba, Lagos Mainland. The suspect, paraded at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos Mainland,

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IN YABA: LG warns youths from tampering with electric transformers

Following the spike in the activities of youths who lack requisite training in maintenance and operation of transformers in the Yaba community, Lagos Mainland, the Executive Chairman of Yaba Local Council Development Authority (LCDA), Kayode Omiyale, has advised community leaders to warm their wards to stay away from transformers. The council

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