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Students protest seven robbery attacks in LUTH

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There was pandemonium in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital on Sunday as students of the College of Medicine trooped out to protest against incessant robbery attacks on the campus. The campus gate in the Idi-Araba area was condoned off by the angry students, who prevented vehicular movements, while the school security guards were reportedly chased... [Read More...]

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Residents nab suspected kidnappers posing as policemen

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But for the intervention of the police, two suspected kidnappers would have been lynched in the Odoyanta, Ijebu Ode area of Ogun State on Sunday for allegedly kidnapping a fish farmer. PUNCH Metro learnt that the fish farmer, identified only as Kowope, was attacked in his farm by the suspects at about 7am. Our correspondent... [Read More...]

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Court fines DSS for illegal detention of ex-corper

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Director General of the Department of State Service, Ita Ekpeyong, and a complainant, Kola James, to pay N1m to a former corps member, Alli Bello, for being illegally arrested and detained. Justice Evoh Chukwu, in his judgment on the fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by... [Read More...]

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CCTV shows Alhaji, friend while stealing car

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The police in Lagos have arrested an Alhaji, Ramon Adeleke, and his friend, Lukman Soyoye, for allegedly stealing a vehicle and selling it. Our correspondent learnt that 54-year-old Adeleke and Soyoye, 38, were picked up by the CCTV in front of a hotel on Allen Avenue, Ikeja, where the theft reportedly took place. PUNCH Metro... [Read More...]

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Senate presidency: Saraki, Lawan lobby Mark, PDP senators for support

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The two candidates of the All Progressives Congress who will contest the Senate President position during the inauguration of the 8th Senate, Senators Bukola Saraki (Kwara Central ) and Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North), have shifted their campaigns to the Peoples Democratic Party’s senators-elect. Saraki and Lawan were initially preparing for the primary election earlier planned... [Read More...]

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Settle your differences, Kattey tells Amaechi, Wike

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Ahead of the May 29, 2015 inauguration date, the Archbishop of the Diocese of Niger Delta North, Most Rev. Ignatius Kattey, has called on the outgoing Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, and the Governor-elect, Mr. Nyesom Wike, to reconcile by settling their differences. Kattey made this call on Sunday while delivering his sermon... [Read More...]

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Jonathan is handing over a distressed country – APC

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The All Progressives Congress on Sunday accused the outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration of deliberately sabotaging the incoming administration by contriving crises without making any effort to resolve them. The party said the Jonathan administration was leaving behind a fractured economy without electricity, with no fuel and disgruntled workers on strike over the non-payment o

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Fuel crisis: GTBank to close at 1pm

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Our branches will close at 1pm from tomorrow. Apologies for the inconvenience. Pls tell someone and RT. pic.twitter.com/O0Edkpqqr2 — Guaranty Trust Bank (@gtbank) May 24, 2015

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