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Lagos Gets New Police Commissioner

.I’m Still Lagos Police Boss, Says Owoseni A new Commissioner of Police (CP) has been appointed for the Lagos State Command. He is acting CP Imohimi Edgar, who was promoted last week by the Police Service Commission (PSC). His appointment followed a signal from the Force Headquarters, Abuja. Until his appointment, Edgar was the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in ...

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Osinbajo Takes Over FG, ASUU Negotiations, Says Ngige

To find lasting solution to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has taken over the headship of the Federal Government negotiation team with ASUU. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige briefed State House correspondents at the end of the FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. ...

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Evans In Court, Pleads Guilty To Kidnap Charges

Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, was on Wednesday arraigned before a vacation judge, Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja, for allegedly kidnapping one Dunu Donatus. Evans was arraigned alongside five other suspected members of his gang which included a woman, Ogechi Uchechukwu, the third defendant. Others are – Uche Amadi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi and Victor ...

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WAEC Exam To Hold Despite Eid-el-Kabir Holiday

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has announced that the examinations slated for September 4 will hold despite the public holidays. The Nigerian government has declared September 1 and 4 as public holidays to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid-el-Kabir. The council said on its Twitter account on Tuesday that the exams for private candidates, in the 2017 timetable will ...

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Police Debunk Expatriate’s Kidnap

Lagos Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni Wednesday debunked rumors that an expatriate was bamboozled to Ikorodu and allegedly murdered by a suspected member of the Badoo ritual gang. Owoseni was reacting to a viral video, which showed the injured foreigner pleading to be spared, while voices of people speaking Yoruba and Beni languages were heard. Although no location was mentioned, those ...

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Again, Fulani Herdsmen Invade Falae’s Farm

Fulani herdsmen, again early this week, invaded the farm of the former Secretary to the Federal Government, Chief Olu Falae, with their cows, destroying the farm. The herdsmen and the cows arrived at the farm located at Ilado village in Akure North local government area of the state, in the middle of the night, destroying maize worth millions of naira. ...

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MainOne canvasses local Internet traffic exchange within Africa

Africa’s leading provider of connectivity and data center solutions, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has reiterated the importance of Internet traffic domiciliation as a key requirement for growing the internet ecosystem in Africa. Speaking at the just concluded African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF), MainOne’s Chief Executive Officer, Funke Opeke challenged the continent’s leading Internet players to exchange traffic on the continent, noting ...

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Court Fails To Deliver Judgment On Evans’ Suit Against Police, Others

Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, has adjourned a N300m Fundamental Rights Enforcement Suit brought against the Nigerian Police Force by suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans. The Court had fixed August 29 to deliver judgment in the suit. Joined as respondents in the suit are the Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police Lagos State and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, ...

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FG Committed To Extend Rail Lines To North Western States- Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government is fully committed to extend railway lines to North western states to enhance socio-economic well being of the area. Amaechi said this on Tuesday in Sokoto, when he paid a courtesy call on Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto on the sideline of the 15th National Council on Transportation in ...

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Saraki Travels For Hajj, ‘To Pray For Buhari’

The Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday night travelled to Saudi Arabia to join millions of Muslim faithful gathered in the Holy Land for this year’s Hajj. A statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said Mr. Saraki would also use the opportunity to pray for the health of President Muhammadu Buhari as well as the unity, ...

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