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Aiteo Takes Over Sponsorship Of CAF Awards

Nigerian oil company Aiteo Group has taken over the sponsorship of the annual CAF Awards organised by the Confederation of African Football. Telecommunications company Globacom has been sponsoring the awards since 2005 but Aiteo announced on Sunday that they are the new sponsors. The CAF Awards recognise the best players, …

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Masquerades Arrested For Robbery In Agege, Lagos

Some masquerades have been arrested by officers of the Lagos state police command after causing chaos at Elere area of Agege Lagos. According to the police officials, the masquerades were apprehended alongside other hoodlums for robbing members of the community and also causing breach of the peace in the area. …

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Hotel cleaner arrested over N500million fraud

30 year old hotel cleaner, Ahuja Sylvester, who allegedly defrauded a company of N2 million and attempted to collect another N500 million afterhacking into the company’s e -mail address , has been arrested by operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command. Ahuja who was reportedly arrested …

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Gunmen Kidnap Ikeja Council Clerk, Demand N20m

Gunmen on Wednesday morning kidnapped the Ikeja Local Government Clerk, Shamsideen Abiodun Omotayo. Omotayo was whisked away at Imota, Ikorodu, while on his way to work, spokesman for the local council secretariat, Bello Onilegbale said. According to him, Omotayo’s kidnappers have contacted the council’s Head of Administration, Mrs. Mosunmola Otaiku-Okoka. …

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TVC Attacked over Controversial Sack of 145 Staff

Labour leaders on saturday described the sacking of 145 workers by Continental Broadcast Services Ltd as a national embarrassment. CBS is the owner of Television Continental and Radio Continental. Labour leaders who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos condemned the mass lay-off. Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, …

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Lagos Hairdresser Commits Suicide Over N150,000 Loan

A hairdresser, Yetunde Oladipupo, aka Iyabo, has committed suicide on Onabola Street, Owotutu, in the Somolu area of Lagos State. According to Punch Metro,the deceased commited suicide by drinking sniper insecticide on Friday shortly after seeing off some friends who had visited her. Although the cause of the visit could …

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Oba Akiolu Finally Speaks on Snub Of Ooni Of Ife

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Thursday evening, cleared the air on the video that showed him snubbing the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at a public function in Lagos. Oba Akiolu said his gesture was not ‘snub’ as being dubbed but that it was the culturally acclaimed way …

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OUTSIDE EKITI! Police Arrests 7 ‘Yahoo-Yahoo’ Fraudsters In Lagos

Men of the Lagos State Criminal Investigations Department, SCID, have arrested seven suspected fraudsters who have been actively defrauding foreigners through the internet ‘Yahoo-Yahoo.’ According to reports, a 38-year-man identified as Henry Simon had walked into the police station claiming that his friend, identified as Kenneth Okogba, also known as …

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