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Victim’s diary: COVID-19 is real, but not a death sentence, says Ajimobi’s brother

Victim’s diary: COVID-19 is real, but not a death sentence, says Ajimobi’s brother

A younger brother to the late governor of Oyo State, Mr. Adetunji Ajimobi, Monday told the doubting people of the state and Nigerians in general that COVID-19 is very real, but that being tested positive…

Teacher in court for allegedly defiling 4-year-old pupil

Teacher in court for allegedly defiling 4-year-old pupil

A 38-year-old teacher, Ifeanyichukwu Nwasike, on Monday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling his four year-old pupil.   The police charged Nwasike, who resides at No.13 Mofowoku St., Akoka Lagos with…

C’River assures protesting taxi drivers of tax exemption

C’River assures protesting taxi drivers of tax exemption

Cross River State has reassured protesting taxi drivers in the state that they are exempted from all forms of taxation and levies. Secretary of the State’s Anti Tax Agency, Rev. Father Julius Ada, gave the…

Man sent to prison for stealing N50,000 water tank

Man sent to prison for stealing N50,000 water tank

  A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA). Magistrate Sam Obaleye  sentenced…

Southern Kaduna killings: Christians declare month-long prayer, fasting

Southern Kaduna killings: Christians declare month-long prayer, fasting

  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna State has declared a non-denominational prayer and fasting rally to seek for God’s intervention on the incessant attacks by gunmen in some communities in the southern…

Dangote Cement distributors get 82 trucks, three-wheelers

Dangote Cement distributors get 82 trucks, three-wheelers

Dangote Cement Plc has presented 82 brand new trucks to its distributors to assist them ease their product distribution logistics.   The move, the company said, was to help the distributors, responsible for the availability…

Boat accidents: Sack LASWA GM, PDP tells Sanwo-Olu

Boat accidents: Sack LASWA GM, PDP tells Sanwo-Olu

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to sack the management of Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) for recent boat accidents on the state waterways.   The party, in a statement issued…

Five killed in Cross River cult clashes CALABAR

Five killed in Cross River cult clashes CALABAR

About five people were killed over the weekend by gunmen suspected to be cultists and militants in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State.   The initial clashes were between Skylo and Scorpion cult…

Coronavirus: Wedding guests flee as Ekiti shuts hotel

Coronavirus: Wedding guests flee as Ekiti shuts hotel

Ekiti State Task Force on COVID- 19 has sealed a popular hotel in Ado-Ekiti for violating the coronavirus protocols. The hotel, Delight Hotel and Suites, reportedly hosted an elaborate wedding party attended by a large…

Man attempts to kill self over N500,000 loan

Man attempts to kill self over N500,000 loan

…Sanwo-Olu repays loan   A 45-year-old man, Adeyinka Abiodun, has been prevented from committing suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge over debt. The victim, it was learnt, wanted to kill himself over a N500,000 loan…