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Emirates’ passenger dies on arrival at Lagos Airport

A Nigerian passenger on Emirates Airlines on Wednesday slumped and died on arrival at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The passenger, who arrived on the aircraft with registration number EK783 (DX),was identified as Dr Olusola Dada with passport number A04501199. The spokesperson for the Lagos Airport …

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Lagos shuts down Ahmadu Bello Way

The Lagos State Police Command has announced the shut down of Ahmadu Bello Way in Victoria Island due to the incessant flood. According to a statement made available to Daily Times on Saturday, The Lagos State Police said it would like to inform members of the public that the Ahmadu …

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Nigeria Police speak on ‘disappearance’ of kidnap kingpin, Evans

The police on Saturday denied reports that suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans had disappeared from police custody, weeks after his arrest dominated the headlines. Hours after The Sun Newspapers emblazoned ‘Evans Vanishes’ on the front page of its Saturday edition, police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, told Premium Times the …

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Three suicide bombers killed in University of Maiduguri

Three suicide bombers lost their lives in an attempt to attack a hostel inside the University of Maiduguri on Thursday. A source told TheCable that two of the bombers detonated their explosives inside the university, while one was gunned down as he tried to escape. Bashir Adam, a security man …

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Court fixes July 13 to hear Kidnapper Evans case against police

The Federal High Court in Lagos will hear a N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnapper Evans against the Inspector-General of Police on July 13. Evan’s lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, had filed a suit urging the court to order the police to charge the suspect to court or release …

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3 killed as Badoo strike at Owode-Ajegunle

Suspected ritual cult, Badoo terrorising Ikorodu in Lagos has struck at Owode Ajegunle, killing at least three people. The cultists attacked Crystal Church of Christ (C&S) Aladura at no 4, Victoria Anibaba Street, Owode Weighbridge, along Ikorodu Road. The cultists attacked the wife of the founder of the church, Mrs. …

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Yakubu Dogara: Nigeria now in state of emergency

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday raised the alarm over the deployment of military personnel in over 28 states in the country. Dogara said the development was an indication that Nigeria was already in a state of emergency in peacetime. The Speaker expressed shock …

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Evans: Police deny being under pressure

The Nigerian Police Force on Monday said they were not under pressure in the handling of the case of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans. The police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said this on Monday morning while featuring on a talkshow on African Independent Television, AIT. Mr. Moshood …

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