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UBER Driver attempts suicide over N90,00 debt

An Uber driver, identified as Hammed Olojo, 31 was on Sunday afternoon rescued by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, on patrol of Third Mainland Bridge from jumping into the Lagoon. Olojo, who drove himself to the Third Mainland Bridge in an Uber Toyota Corolla saloon car had written a short note and left it in the car when ... Read More »

Anti-Party Activities:APC Ward Exco upholds 10 year ban on Banire

The Ward C Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Mushin Local Government Area of Lagos State has upheld the decision of its Disciplinary Committee recommending the suspension of the embattled National Legal Adviser of the party, Mr Muiz Banire for a period of ten years for engaging in various acts of anti-party activities and misappropriation of campaign materials and ... Read More »

Arafat: Saraki Urges Pilgrims to Pray For Nigeria, Buhari

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has charged the 91,000 Nigerian pilgrims currently performing this years hajj to use the occasion of significance of the Arafat Day tomorrow (Thursday) to pray for the quick recovery of the nation’s economy and good health for President Muhammdau Buhari. Saraki further called on the pilgrims to pray for the security, peace, unity and ... Read More »

“Yes, I am a Kidnapper”, Evans Pleads Guilty

Kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans has confirmed that he is indeed a Kidnapper as he has pleaded to the charges brought against him and five others  when they were arraigned  by the Lagos State Government on Wednesday at the Ikeja High Court. Evans, who was arrested at his mansion in Magodo area of the State after being ... Read More »

Olori Wuraola Reveals “My marriage with Ooni is Over” +Starts foundation on Domestic Violence

The estranged ex-wife of the Ooni of Ife, Olori Wuraola, has finally confirmed the end of her marriage to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi. The former queen has also reverted to her maiden name, Zaynab Otiti Obanor. She disclosed this via an official statement on her official Instagram page @hhzynab on Wednesday. Her post partly read, “What ... Read More »

Lake Rice:More Lagosians storm Centres

More Lagos State residents on Tuesday besieged the centres designated by the State Government for the sale of Lake Rice as part of activities marking the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration.  The State Government had last Thursday commenced the sale of the rice. 50kg of the rice is being sold for N12,000, 25kg for N6,000 and 10kg for N2500. Aside the designated ... Read More »

Just in: Senator Kanti Bello is dead

Kanti Bello, the lawmaker who represented Katsina north senatorial between 2003 and 2011, is dead. He died in the early hours of Tuesday, in Abuja. Associates said he was 72. Read More »

Transfer: Man City offers Cash + Sterling for Sanchez

Manchester City have made an incredible player-plus-cash offer for Alexis Sanchez. They have offered to put Raheem Sterling into the deal to try and sign Sanchez before Thursday’s transfer deadline. Arsenal have insisted that Sanchez is not for sale even though he only has one year left on his contract. But Mirror Sport understands there has now been direct contact between the ... Read More »

Anambra: Obaze floors Ifeanyi Uba, grabs PDP Guber ticket

Former Secretary to the Anambra state government,  Mr. Oseloka Obaze has defeated the Chairman Capital Oil, Ifeanyi Uba , and other contenders to emerge the flag-bearer for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the governorship election in the state come November. Mr. Obaze polled a total of 672 votes to defeat Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba who polled just 94 ... Read More »

Ekiti PDP crises: Scores wounded as Fayose, Senator’s supporters clash

There was tension yesterday at Omuo-Ekiti, Kota-Ekiti and other communities in Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, following a bloody clash between supporters of Governor Ayo Fayose and those of Senate Deputy Minority Whip Biodun Olujimi. Scores of people were said to have been wounded at a meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Kota-Ekiti on Sunday. ... Read More »