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Ladies Identify ‘One-Chance’ Robber In Public

The police in Ogun State have arrested one Abiodun Makinde, a suspected ‘one chance’ robber after being sighted and identified in public by two ladies, who were once his victims. Makinde is believed to be a member of a one-chance syndicate that terrorises commuters along Sango/Owode-Idiroko road in Ogun. His ...
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Woman Arrested For Stealing Two-Month-Old Baby

A 39-year-old woman, Mrs Mercy Momoh, who allegedly stole a two-month-old baby from the mother, Mrs Funmilayo Sunday, at the Ekiti State Secretariat, Ado Ekiti on Friday, has been arrested while attempting to escape with the infant. Sources said the woman was apprehended on Saturday at Odo Aremu, Oke Ori ...
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Woman Kills Lover For Refusing To Finance Daughter’s Birthday

Homicide detectives in Lagos State have arrested a 23-year-old woman, Stella Peter, for allegedly stabbing her partner Bala Haruna, aged 25, to death over his refusal to finance their daughter’s one-year birthday party. The incident occurred yesterday morning at No. 2, Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere where the suspect and the deceased ...
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Borders Will Remain Closed, Customs CG Says

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hamid Ali, says Nigerian borders will remain closed until the countries sharing borders with Nigeria stop encouraging importation of contrabands into the country. He said this yesterday when he visited Maigatari, Jigawa State on the Nigeria/Niger Republic border. He said Nigeria could no ...
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Three-Storey Building, Prison Wall Collapse In Onitsha After Downpour

A three-storey building yesterday collapsed at No. 22, Nkisi Aroli Street, Onitsha, Anambra State. The building said to belong to one Chukwuma Njeka, collapsed following a downpour. Thankfully, no casualty was recorded. The prison wall of the Onitsha custodial centre, (formerly known as Onitsha prisons) also suffered a similar fate ...
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UK re-introduces two-year work visa for Nigerians, other foreign students

The United Kingdom has announced a new visa regime, which will allow foreign students stay and work in the country for two years after graduation. British Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, who disclosed this, yesterday, said the new policy would come into effect for students starting courses in 2020. The plan ...
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Xenophobia: 187 Nigerians Arrive Lagos From South Africa

LATEST NEWSTOP NEWS The returnee Nigerians departed their base in South Africa from OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, around 4:00 p.m aboard an Air Peace Boeing 777 aircraft, which landed in Lagos at 9:34 pm Wednesday night. Those awaiting the arrival of these Nigerians caught up in the xenophobic crisis ...
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Police Arrest Man Who Burnt Son To Death For Stealing N500

A 35-year-old man in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Idorenyin Essien, has been arrested for burning his seven-year-old son to death for stealing a neighbour’s N500. It was gathered that the incident occurred in a community of Afia Nsit two days ago. Police command in the state, which confirmed the incident ...
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Missing Girl’s Father Sends SOS To Obaseki

Fifteen months after Amanda was declared missing, her 28-year-old distraught father, Mr Edosa Osaruonamen, on Tuesday wrote a Save our Soul letter to the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and the state Commissioner of Police, Danmallam Abubakar, to help find his daughter. Amanda and her sister, Christabel, were stolen from ...
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EFCC Arrests Two Suspects On FBI List

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two of the 77 Nigerians wanted by the Federal Bureau of Intelligence for cyber crimes. The Head, EFCC Abuja Zonal Office, Aminu Aliyu, said on Tuesday Chika Augustine and Godspower Nwachukwu were arrested in Abuja, adding that $35,000 was recovered from the ...
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