Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Unknown gunmen kidnap popular Ilorin businessman in Kwara

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageA businessman based in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara state, Alhaji Jamiu Olawale, has been kidnapped. He was abducted Tuesday by unknown gunmen, Newslodge reports. He was abducted from the Igbo Aran village...

61-year-old pastor allegedly deflowers and makes a teenager pregnant in Ondo

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageA 61-year-old clergyman has been arrested for having sex with a 16-year-old girl in Ondo State.The pastor, Ajayi Famakinwa, is said to have deflowered the girl, Oluwatosin Ilesanmi, and made her pregnant after...

Osun lawmaker escapes when gunmen attack convoy

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageOn Monday, gunmen suspected of being contract killers opened fire on the convoy of Rasheed Olalekan Afolabi, the member representing the Ifelodun / Boripe / Odo-Otin federal constituency in the House of Representatives. According...

Ogun: Police arrest, parade of suspected kidnappers

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Ogun State Police Command paraded some suspected kidnappers arrested within the state recently on Monday.The new Police Commissioner, Lanre Bankole, during his inaugural press conference at the Eleweran Police Headquarters, Abeokuta, introduced...

Hit-and-run driver kills another UI student

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe University of Ibadan in Oyo State has lost another student. It was learned that level 200 student in the Microbiology department, Oluwasun Adeyemo, died as a result of the injuries she sustained when...

Suspect cultists kill one at Redeem church in Ilorin

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageA man popularly known as Bayo Lala was killed Sunday in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara state. The deceased, according to Newslodge, was called out of the church and shot by the attackers. In reaction,...

Customs demolishes two in Ogun

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageFollowing the clash between men from the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and some suspected smugglers on the Kobape axis of the Abeokuta-Sagamu highway, Ogun state, no less than two people have been confirmed...

Three dead in Lagos-Ibadan highway accident

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Federal Highway Traffic Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun state confirmed on Saturday that three people lost their lives in a single accident around Four Square Gate on the Lagos-Ibadan highway. FRSC Ogun Sector...

EFCC arrests 12 alleged ‘Yahoo boys’ in Ibadan

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested 12 suspected internet scammers in Ibadan, the capital of the state of Oyo.EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren announced the operation in a statement on Friday. The alleged...

Police rescue 6-month-old baby stolen at gunpoint in Akwa Ibom

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageAkwa Ibom State Police Command said it rescued a baby, Daniel Jackson Ekwere, as well as baby Goodness Effiong Okon, one month, three weeks and six months respectively, who were stolen from their...

Anambra Lieutenant Governor Defection: Stakeholders Exchange Insights on Okeke’s Decision Ahead of November Governor

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageOn Wednesday, in distant Abuja, news of the defection of Anambra State Deputy Governor Dr. Nkem Okeke leaked across the state. This did not surprise many because it was rumored for a...

19-year-old man prosecuted for alleged possession of dangerous weapon and motorcycle theft

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageA 19-year-old man, Abass Hammed, has been tried in Osogbo Magistrates Court for alleged possession of a dangerous weapon and theft of a motorcycle.The defendant allegedly committed the crime on October 4, around...

Police arrest two suspected bank scammers in Jigawa

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageJigawa State Police arrested 31-year-old Abdullahi Maikudi for allegedly defrauding customers of a bank in the Dutse metropolis.The command's spokesman, ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed the arrest to Newslodge. He said the arrest came...

27-year-old man sentenced to 14 years for sexually abusing two teenagers

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageAn Abeokuta high court in Ogun state sentenced a 27-year-old man, Jeremiah Edet, to 14 years in prison on Wednesday for sexually abusing two teenagers. The prosecutor, Oluwaseni Ogunjimi, a deputy state attorney, said...

US lottery agent, graphic designer sentenced to prison for fraud

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageSalami Yusuf Adetola, a citizen who claimed to be a United States lottery agent, has been sentenced to six months in jail for phishing and cybercrime. Judge Adenike Akinpelu of the Kwara State High...

Ogun: a man assaults the school with a machete to hack the teacher who beat his daughter

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageAbidemi Oluwaseun, a 35-year-old man, is in the police network after he invaded Baptist Girls College Idi-Aba, Abeokuta Ogun State, with thugs to attack a teacher, who said he beat his 15-year-old daughter.Police...

Police arrest kidnappers after demanding N5m to release kidnapped child

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageTwo men who allegedly abducted a child in Adamawa state and demanded N5 million for the child's release have been arrested.It emerged Monday night that the suspects, Muhammed, 28, and Aliyu Alhaji Aliyu,...

One killed when truck dumped car into river in Ogun

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageOne person has been reported killed when a truck dragged a car into the river at the Iju Bridge along the Ota-Idiroko Highway, Atan, Ogun State.The accident, Newslodge learned, occurred around 3:25 p.m.,...

Oyo Police and FRSC remain silent 24 hours after 18 died in traffic accident

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Oyo State Police Command and the Federal Highway Traffic Safety Corps (FRSC) have yet to provide details of the accident that claimed about 18 lives on Saturday. Newslodge recalls that some 18 people...

Fire destroys two buildings on the same street in Owerri

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageTwo buildings on the same street were destroyed in a week by a fire in Owerri, the capital of Imo state.The incidents occurred at 1 and 9 Eke-Ada Street on Saturday and Sunday...
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EndSARS memorial: Mobilize, seize power in 2023 – HURIWA blames youth

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Nigerian Human Rights Writers Association, HURIWA, has accused young Nigerians of engaging in political activities ahead of...

Tambuwal and Sultan beg FG to deploy more troops

We Love You To Like Our FB-Page... As Chief of the Army General Staff, Yahaya tasks troops with eliminating bandits in Sokoto, other...Air and...

NNPC rejects 50th anniversary fake question contest

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday rejected a fake online questionnaire competition claiming to celebrate its...

EndSARS: One year later, Nigerian youth mourn Lekki massacre, mourn ‘fallen heroes’

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageOn exactly this day (October 20) in 2020, Nigerians fell into mourning following the killing of EndSARS protesters...
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EndSARS memorial: Mobilize, seize power in 2023 – HURIWA blames youth

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Nigerian Human Rights Writers Association, HURIWA, has accused young Nigerians of engaging in political activities ahead of...

Tambuwal and Sultan beg FG to deploy more troops

We Love You To Like Our FB-Page... As Chief of the Army General Staff, Yahaya tasks troops with eliminating bandits in Sokoto, other...Air and...

NNPC rejects 50th anniversary fake question contest

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday rejected a fake online questionnaire competition claiming to celebrate its...

EndSARS: One year later, Nigerian youth mourn Lekki massacre, mourn ‘fallen heroes’

We Love You To Like Our FB-PageOn exactly this day (October 20) in 2020, Nigerians fell into mourning following the killing of EndSARS protesters...
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