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Man Rapes Seven-Year-Old in Search of Missing Voucher


Punch reports that a trader at a market on 23 Road, FESTAC  Town, Lagos, Ikechukwu Alu, has been arrested by the police for the alleged abduction and rape of a seven-year-old girl, Victoria. It was learnt that the victim had been sent on an errand  to buy a voucher (recharge ...

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Six Boko Haram suspects, including chief, arrested in Nigeria


Six suspected Boko Haram members, including a senior leader, were arrested after a local vigilante group found them in Lagos, Nigeria. They were rounded up in various parts of Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, after leaving Maiduguri in Borno state, headquarters of the militant Islamist movement that has terrorized Nigeria since ...

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I Didn’t Kill My Friend, He Stabbed Himself – Suspect


A murder suspect, Ademola Wasiu, has denied that he stabbed his friend, Lekan Omotosho, to death on Lagos Island, Lagos State. The 21-year-old bricklayer said the victim was the one who picked a bottle to stab him, adding that during the scuffle, the deceased fell on the splinters and died ...

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Sexual Harassment: Panel Arrives Queen’s College Tomorrow

Sexual harrassment

Members of the Panel of Inquiry into the allegation of sexual harassment against a teacher, Mr. Olaseni Osifala, at the Queen’s College, Yaba, Lagos, are billed to arrive at the college tomorrow. This is even as the panel has sent out invitation letters to the concerned stakeholders such as the ...

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Trailer Crushes Tricycle Passenger to Death in Lagos

road crash

Punch reports that there was commotion on Saturday on the Abbatoir Road, in the Agege area of Lagos State after a trailer driver, identified as Emmanuel George, crushed a tricycle passenger to death. Punch learnt that the victim, Isa Sanni, was among three passengers in the tricycle, who were involved ...

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Collapsed Building: Survivors Cry For Medical Attention

industrial accident

New Telegraph reports that the joy of the survivors of the five-storey building which collapsed on Tuesday morning at Horizon 1, Lekki Gardens, Ikate area of Lagos State may be short-lived if urgent medical attention is not given to them. When our correspondent visited the Lagos State Emergency (LASEM) Unit ...

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BRT Vehicle Crushes Motorcycle Rider to Death

Road crash

Punch reports that there was apprehension at the Agric end of the Ikorodu Road, Lagos State on Thursday after a Bus Rapid Transit vehicle crushed a motorcyclist, Taiwo Adeleye, to death. A crowd of angry motorcyclists, sympathisers threatened mayhem, but they were held back by the heavy presence of security ...

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