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Truckload of Toxic Ponmo Seized by Lagos Government

The Lagos State Government has on Monday, said it impounded a truckload of lethal cowhide (well known as ponmo) at Ijegun, Lagos state. Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, said the “Ebola ponmo” was imported into the country by some dishonest individuals. In a statement released by the Assistant Director of Lagos…

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Coalition Of Lawyers Implore Police IG to Ensure Justice In COZA Saga

Following the rape allegation saga involving Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) senior pastor and founder, Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu to ensure justice is served. Recall that Busola Dakolo, wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer, Timi Dakolo, had accused the…

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Court Stops INEC Witnesses From Testifying Against The Victory Of Makinde

The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday disallowed  a subpoenaed witness called by the Independent National Electoral Commission from testifying in a petition challenging the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the witness was Prof. Toyin Ogundipe who was the Oyo State Returning Officer in the…

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Tunisia Edge Ghana in AFCON Penalty Shoot-out To Proceed To Quater-finals

Tunisia were not made to pay for an injury-time own goal as they went on to beat Ghana 5-4 on penalties to reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals. Alain Giresse’s side were on the brink of reaching the last eight thanks to Taha Khenissi’s strike in the 73rd minute, but they were denied when Rami Bedoui headed the…

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Customs Officer Who Promoted Himself To Comptroller-General Undergoes Medical Test

An Assistant Superintendent of Customs, Nura Dahiru, is currently undergoing a medical test after promoting himself to the rank of Comptroller-General, claiming he was directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to take over from the current CG, Hameed Ali. The Spokesman for the Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah, said in a terse message that the officer…

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Woman-Beating Senator Jubilates After Court Grant Him N5million Bail For Pleading “Not Guilty”

Shortly after Senior Magistrate Abdullahi Ilellah granted a bail of N5 million to Senator Elisha Abbo and two sureties, he (Senator Abbo) was seen taking selfies with supporters in the courtroom. The sureties must have verifiable addresses within the Federal Capital Territory. The case has since been adjourned to July 22nd. Senator Abbo was arraigned…

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Police Arrests NURTW Members For Wielding Weapons During Victory Party

A suspected cultist, Azeez Ajayi, has been arrested for allegedly wielding two Barreta pistols during a victory party by members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in the Ijora area of Lagos State. 37-year-old Ajayi, alongside 26-year-old Omoyibo Ejovwoke, were apprehended by the operatives of the Lagos State Anti-Cultism Unit after footage of them…

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