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Motorcyclist Bathes Lover With Acid Over Alleged Infidelity

A trader in Akala, Mushin, Lagos State, Toyin Busari, is battling with burns after her lover allegedly poured substance suspected to be acid on her body, Punch reports. Her boyfriend, Lukman Madoti, of infidelity, reportedly accused the 27-year-old, who is on admission at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital Annex, ...
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Man Impregnates 13-Year-Old Beninoise Maid

A 29-year-old man, Friday Oyedele, has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly raping and impregnating a Beninoise, Funmi, in the Ilupeju area of the state, Punch reports. Journalists learnt that Oyedele was sleeping with the victim in the house of her mistress, one Alhaja, on Olusoji Idowu ...
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20-Year-Old Welder Killed At Politician’s Residence In Maiduguri

The Police Command in Borno on Tuesday confirmed that one person was killed in Maiduguri during a gathering at the resident of a politician, Mr Grema Terab, Nigerian Tribune reports. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, told newsmen in Maiduguri that the command had arrested 24 persons in connection ...
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53-Year-Old Visa Applicant Bags 2yrs In Jail For Lying To UK Embassy

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos Tuesday sentenced a 53 aged man, Kolawole Whesu Viyon to two years in prison for submitting a fake Jama-at-ul-Islamiyya of Nigeria Marriage Certificate to facilitate his travel visa to the United Kingdom, Nigerian Tribune reports. Viyon was convicted on a ...
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Poor Supply: Electricity Consumers Demand Reversal Of Privatisation Programme, Slam NERC

Electricity consumers in the Southwest geo-political zone yesterday in Lagos indicted the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) over its failure to effectively monitor the power sector, Daily Sun reports. The consumers representing households and different communities expressed their frustrations to members of the House of Representatives’ Ad-hoc Committee on Electricity Customers ...
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UN elects Nigeria’s Emuze into Rights panel

Nigeria’s candidate Amb. Peters Emuze has been elected to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) in a keenly-contested election held at the UN Headquarters, New York, Daily Sun reports. The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Emuze was elected for a four-year ...
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Daura LG Immunizes 82,876 Children Against Polio

The Daura Local Council in Katsina State said on Tuesday that it immunized 82,876 children against polio in the just concluded immunization plus days, conducted in the area, Daily Sun reports. Malam Ahmed Murtala, the council’s Director of Health, gave the figure in an interview, in Daura. Murtala, who said ...
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Man To Get 80 Strokes Of Cane For Calling Sister-In-Law Prostitute

A Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Monday ordered that one Shuaibu Umar is given 80 strokes of the cane for calling his sister-in-law, Suwaiba Abdulkadir, a prostitute, Nigerian Tribune reports. Abdulkadir, who had filled a case of defamation against her brother-in-law, told the court that Umar called ...
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Man Commits Suicide Over Loss In European League Bet

A young man in his mid-20s has reportedly committed suicide by hanging in the Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State after losing out in a European Champions League match bet, Nigerian Tribune reports. The Journalists gathered that the incident occurred at Oko-Erin area of the town after the return leg match between ...
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Cross River Community Invokes Deity To Stop $1bn Virgin City Project

Indigenes of Etab Ayip in Kasuk II Qua clan, Calabar Municipality, have invoked their ancestral god, Mbiam, to stop work on the proposed $1 billion Calabar Virgin City Project over an alleged encroachment on the community by the Cross River State Government. Niger-Delta Voice learned that the Calabar Virgin City ...
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