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Court Remands 65-year-old Father For Raping Own Daughter

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered a 65-year-old man, Bayo Akinwete, to be remanded in prison custody over allegations of raping his 13 year old own daughter. This according to the magistrate is to enable the court seek legal ...

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JAMB Arrests Candidate For Alleged Upgrade Of UTME Score To 290

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has apprehended a suspect for alleged upgrade his scores in the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination from 153 to 290. The 19-year-old, Adah Eche was a candidate in the 2019 UTME and was ...

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Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Abolishes ₦500 Examination Fee, Declares Education Levy Illegal

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has abolished N500 examination fee in all secondary schools across the state.The Head of Service, Mrs. Ololade Agboola, who made this disclosure, urged principals in secondary schools to comply with the free education policy ...

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Fast-rising Nigerian rapper, Ziggy dies after falling from a 4-storey Building .

Up and coming Nigerian rapper, Ziggy, has died.According to reports, Ziggy died yesterday after falling from a 4-storey building in his Paradise Estate residence managed by Lekki Gardens in Lagos.There is an unprotected open space meant for an elevator which ...

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See the List Of Lagos State Traffic Offence And Fines

In law, there’s nothing like ignorance when you commit an offense, you face the effects immediately. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed an executive bill on traffic, waste management, and environment. It is obvious that the person at ...

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8 Dead as Container Falls On Two Buses Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Eight persons died while 12 others were injured in an incident involving seven vehicles evening on Wednesday around Danco and Berger axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Public Relations Officer of the Ogun State Traffic Agency, Tunde Akinbiyi, who confirmed ...

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Fasasi Olabanke Dagunro passes on

Yoruba Famous actor, Fasasi Olabanke “Dagunro” Passes on.

Veteran Nollywood actor, Fasasi Olabanke, popularly referred to as Dagunro is dead. The Osogbo born actor who noted for his traditional roles in many epic Yoruba movies died this morning.  Confirming news of his demise, popular actor Adekola Tijani wrote: ...

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Man Escape Death As He Gets Saved By His Seat Belt After Falling Off A Bridge

A man shared shocking images as he cheats death after getting saved by his seat belt when falling off a bridge. Ooduarere.com Reports.He explained he’s really lucky and thankful to be alive. He wrote: “Saturday (08/06/19) around 8:30pm, had this crazy ...

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president buhari some governors security chiefs after their meeting state house abuja friday

Buhari,Governors, Disagree On State Police

The 36 state governors yesterday in Abuja disagreed on the increasing agitations for the introduction of state police. Making this disclosure while briefing newsmen in the State House after the governors met with President Muhammadu Buhari, Chairman of the Nigeria ...

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Kaduna Assembly Passes Bill To Grant Pastors, Imams License Before Preaching

The Religious Preaching Regulation law, 1984 before the Kaduna State House of Assembly seeking substitution was on Friday passed into law The passage of the bill came three years after the bill faced serious criticism from different religious bodies and individuals. The ...

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