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Gunmen Abduct RCCG Pastor during Sunday Service

Kidnapping

Punch reports that there was panic at a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at Santos bus stop in the Isawo, Ikorodu, Lagos State, on Sunday after  some gunmen walked in and abducted the pastor during the service. PUNCH Metro learnt that the pastor, identified only as Bajomo, ...

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Mob Sets Ablaze Wanted Lagos Rapist

Rape

Punch reports that a member of a gang that specialised in raping women and minors in Ibese, Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has been burnt to death after he was caught by an angry mob. The alleged rapist, who was said to be an accomplice of a gang of four ...

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Woman Chases Kidnapper Riding Motorcycle, Rescues Daughter

Kidnapping

Punch reports that there was confusion on Agbe Road in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State on Wednesday after a suspected kidnapper snatched a girl from her mother and attempted to escape with her on a motorcycle. Our correspondent learnt that the mother of the two-year-old, while raising the ...

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Man Flees As Lover Dies In Lagos Hotel

Death

The police in Lagos State have launched a manhunt for a man suspected to have murdered his lover at a hotel on Prince Adeyemi Street, Ikotun, Lagos. It was learnt that the suspect, whose name had yet to be ascertained, had lodged in a room in the hotel – Taola ...

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Gunmen Abduct Lagos Monarch, Baby, Two Others

Kidnapping

Punch reports that some gunmen have abducted the traditional ruler of Iba community, Lagos State, Oba Goriola Oseni – the Oniba of Iba land. Also abducted were a woman, her three-month-old baby, and a businessman. PUNCH Metro learnt that the gunmen, who were suspected to be militants, stormed the community ...

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Nine Die In Lagos Crash, Mob Burns Truck

accident

Tragedy struck at the University of Lagos Waterfront end of the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State, on Wednesday after a Mazda bus with number plate, AKD 292 XL, rammed into a stationary truck. No fewer than nine people, including the bus driver, reportedly died on the spot. Three other passengers, ...

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Fake Military Officer Flogs Policewoman in Lagos Traffic

impostor

Punch reports that a 34-year-old man, Lucky Onofua, has been arrested in the Egbeda area of Lagos State after he allegedly posed as a Squadron Leader of the Nigerian Air Force and beat up a policewoman, who was controlling traffic. Our correspondent gathered that Onofua allegedly beat up the female ...

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Policeman’s Wife Batters 10-Year-Old Niece over N30

child abuse

Punch reports that a 38-year-old trader, Mrs. Caroline Akanwa, has been arrested by the Area C Police Command, Lagos State, for allegedly battering her niece, Chioma Uneneme. PUNCH Metro learnt that Akanwa had in 2015 brought the 10-year-old from Okofia, Anambra State, to the Iponri Police Barracks, where she lived ...

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Customs Officers Beat Lagos Magistrate for Impounding Vehicles

Violence

Punch reports that there was confusion in the Ikeja area of Lagos State on Friday after some officers of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, allegedly attacked a magistrate, Lekan Aka-Bashorun, for impounding their vehicles. PUNCH Metro learnt that the customs officers allegedly slapped Aka-Bashorun, while two policemen ...

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