Wife of Police Inspector bites off Sergeant’s ear, bath her, daughter with pepper

A woman identified as Onyinye Linda Nwadegwu, who is said to be the wife to a Police Inspector, attached to Olosan Police Division, Mushin, Lagos, has bee accused of bitten off a woman Sergeant ear during a minor misunderstanding. She was also alleged to have bath the woman Sergeant, Unongu A. O. Blessing and her daughter with pepper during the rancour. However, lawyer  to the assaulted woman,  Mr. Solomon Oladele, has written a petition to the Police authority in the State to look into the allegations and ensure that justice is…

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Teenager, street sweeper docked for stealing N1.7m jewelry

A 16 year-old maid, Zainab Ibrahim and a street sweeper, Shade Yusuf, 56, have been arraigned before a Yaba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing assorted jewelry worth over N1. 7 million, belonging to one Oyinkansola Olanipekun. The police from State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (SCIID) Panti-Yaba, Lagos, in a charge marked B/276/2018, alleged that the teenager and the street sweeper committed the act sometimes in October, at 29, Alhaji Mustafa Street, Iju-Ishaga, Lagos. The teenager was slammed with two counts charge of conspiracy and stealing, while the…

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U.S. Consulate Grant Program gives $453 568 to 45 Nigeria civic organizations

The United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions from January 2018 till date. The grants support a variety of worthwhile projects in the areas of human rights, transparency in government, freedom of the media, empowerment of women and youth, health, education, entrepreneurship, and the promotion of mutual understanding. Speaking at the grant award ceremony in Lagos on Monday, U.S. Consul General F. John Bray recognised the commitment of the grantee organizations working to improve the lives of community…

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Illegal Demolition: Court issues bench warrant against Nigerian Railway Corporation’s MD

A Lagos Federal High Court, on Monday, November 19, issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the managing director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, for alleged disobedience of court order. The court presided over Justice Muslim Hassan issued the bench warrant for the arrest of Okhiria, consequent upon an application made by Mr Akeem Aponmode asking the court for an order directing the police to arrest the corporation’s managing director and bring him to court to come and show cause why he should not be committed…

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Cyber Crime: 3 Men arraigned for impersonating Aisha Buhari

The alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, were on Monday, November 19 arraigned before a Lagos Federal High Court. The impostor: Uche Julius a.k.a Musa Mohammed who was recently arrested by the police has been remanded in prison custody by Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court Lagos. The 48-years-old, Julius was arraigned alongside two others defendants, Kenneth Chikwado Ezeonu a.k.a Abdul Karim and Agu Ifeanyi George  a.k.a Dr. Lina Norman on 16-count charge bordering on cyber crime. Out of the 16-count charge preferred against the…

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Illegal detention: Subscriber sues MTN for N250m

A subscriber to MTN Communications Limited, Chidi Johnson has instituted a N250 million suit on the telecommunications company before a Lagos Federal High Court, over his alleged harassment, arrest and illegal detention without a reasonable and justifiable cause. Johnson is claiming the sum as compensation for the public harassment, inconvenience and loss of business he suffered as a result of his arrest and detention by the police which was allegedly instigated by MTN. According to the claimant, in a 30 paragraphs affidavit he personally deposed to and filed on his…

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Air Peace boss seeks united Nigeria, bags Anambra varsity’s doctorate

Photo caption: Air Peace Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Allen Onyema in a handshake with Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano (2nd right), Air Peace Vice Chairman, Mrs. Alice Onyema (left) and officials of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University after the conferment of an honourary Doctor of Business Administration on Onyema by the university on Saturday. Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema has urged Nigerians to drop their ethnic sentiments in favour of building a united and peaceful nation. Onyema made the call after he was conferred with an…

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Abuja comes alive as NCAC int’l expo opens today

The much anticipated International Arts and Crafts Expo (INAC) organised by the National Council for Arts and Culture will kick off officially today, Monday 19th November by 12 noon in Abuja. The Expo which is the 11th edition with the theme: Networking Nigerian Crafts to the World, will hold at the FCT exhibition pavilion just besides the International Conference Centre. Dignitaries expected to grace the opening ceremony include the Honourable Minister of the FCT and Chairman of the occasion, Alh. Mohammad Musa Bello; Special Guest of Honour, Sam Nda Isaiah…

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Inside Watch Africa Magazine set to celebrate 10th anniversary in grand style

Inside Watch Africa Magazine (IWA) has concluded arrangement to celebrate its 10th anniversary in grand style. The Publisher of the Magazine, Mr Oluwaseyi Adeyemo in a statement outlining the programmes to mark its 10th anniversary explained that the essence of the Magazine was informed by the alarming level at which Africans have increasingly continued to disconnect from everything African. Adeyemo noted that this development informed the need to reconnect Africans back to the very essence of Africa by deliberately implanting the sense of self-worth in the average Africans right from…

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Drug merchant bags 3 years jail term

A hard drug merchant, Okonkwo Simon Chukwudi, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by a Lagos Federal High Court, for attempting to export 10 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa, popularly called marijuana, to Maputo, the Mozambique capital. The court presided over by Justice Ayotunde Faji, handed down the jail term on the drug merchant, after listened to the alocutor from his lawyer, Mr. Sunday Okwo. The convict had pleaded guilty on a county charge of the offence, when he was first arraigned by the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA)…

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