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Arms Scandal: Police insists ex-gov Amosun yet to account for missing 780 bullets

A police commissioner, Bashir Makama has claimed that the former governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, as not accounted for at least 780 bullets in the boxes of ammunition he handed over to the police on May 28. According to Premium Times, Makama has informed the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, about the missing bullets. Read more

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Alleged Rape: Busola Dakolo drags Pastor Fatoyinbo to Police over sex abuse

Busola Dakolo, a celebrity photographer, has finally filed a legal complaint of rape allegation levelled against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA. Busola, wife of popular Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo had In a video interview that has now gone viral, alleged that the pastor had abused her sexually when she was Read more

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Rape Scandal: Lawyers urge police to investigate COZA Pastor Fatoyimbo

The Coalition of Public Interest Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) has urged the police to immediately commence investigation on the rape allegation levelled against Biodun Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo, wife of popular musician, Timi Dakolo. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mrs Dakolo accused Mr Fatoyimbo, the Senior Pastor, Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Read more

I and my families are neither land speculators nor grabbers – Oba Ojugbele reacts to allegations/newsheadline247
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I and my families are neither land speculators nor grabbers – Oba Ojugbele reacts to allegations

The Onilogbo of Ilogbo-Asowo, Ota, Oba Samuel Olufemi Ojugbele has refuted claims by some individuals calling him a land speculator and his families, Oyeyemi Asalu of Iga Isalu land grabbers. The monarch speaking to journalists in his Ilogbo palace explained that some ‘customary tenants’ were laying claims to some 6000 acres of land owned by Read more

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Six men face trial for stealing N30m jewellry from Lagos judge’s home

Six men suspected to be robbers have been arraigned before a Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere for allegedly breaking into the home of a serving judge in Lagos State, Justice Mariam Emeya, and reportedly stealing jewellery said to worth N30m. According to a report by the PUNCH NG, the defendants, Mujaudu Alawiye, 59; Achrigbo Sunday, 20; Read more

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Lagos: No more sacred cows as LASTMA goes tough, begins N200,000 penalty regime

The Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) is back with arrests and heavy sanctions barely four years after the agency was barred from making arrests by the immediate past administration in the state. The new administration had returned LASTMA to status quo, with heavier sanctions of forfeiture or N200,000 penalty after court trials. The governor Read more

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Tragedy! How ‘drunk’ Nigerian policeman shot unarmed young man dead – Report

In Nigeria, a police sergeant alleged to be drunk has shot an unarmed young man dead in the eastern part of the country. The victim identified as Chukwubuike Onuoha was 21-year- old as the time the police officer also identified as Collins Akpugo pulled the trigger to cut short the innocent young man’s life. According Read more

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Court slams 13-year jail term on businesswoman for N61m fraud

A businesswoman, Taiwo Martins, has been sentenced to 13 years imprisonment over a $200,000 (N61 million) fraud. The judgment was pronounced in a High Court in Lagos. Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in a statement that it charged Ms Martins before Justice Candide-Johnson of the State High Court sitting Read more