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Police recover over 200 firearms in Lagos (Punch)

The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it had recovered more than 200 illegally acquired firearms from individuals and suspected hoodlums in the last seven months. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Edgal Imohimi, made the disclosure at a…

I’ll lead statewide protest if Okorocha doesn’t hold council poll before June –Man, 90, vows (Punch)

A pre-colonial nationalist, Pa Conleth Omeka, says he would lead a statewide protest if Governor Rochas Okorocha fails to conduct council election in two months’ time. The visually impaired nonagenarian said there was no need for general elections in the…

Commonwealth Games: Police investigating alleged indecent assault of athlete (Abcnews)

Queensland Police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of an indecent assault of an athlete from a team visiting the Commonwealth Games. Mauritius media reported it concerned an official in their nation’s team, and the athlete was allegedly pressured not…

Winnie Mandela to be given State Funeral (Voice-online)

WINNIE MADIKIZELA-MANDELA, the leading anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of Nelson Mandela, will be given a state funeral, Cyril Ramaphosa has announced. Madikizela-Mandela, also affectionately referred to as “the mother of the nation”, died on Monday aged 81. Ramaphosa, South…

Buhari’s decision on APC NWC tenure dangerous – Ebonyi chair (SUN)

Chairman of Ebonyi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Eze Nwachukwu Eze, has warned that changing the national and state leadership of the ruling party would spell doom and disaster for the party in the 2019 general…

Buhari begins annual leave next Monday (SUN)

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Nigeria for London, on Monday, April 9, to commence his annual leave, a Presidency source has confirmed. According to the source, the President is leaving early to enable him rest before participating in the 25th…

‘Why government must appoint professional as APCON chair’ (Guardian)

In December last year when President Muhammadu Buhari appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 members of government-owned agencies and parastatals, advertising bodies raised alarm following the appointment of a politician and non-professional and adverting practitioner, Hon. Jacob Sunday, as chair…

* Blind Albino bags scholarship to study in UNILAG (Vanguard) * Community leader begs Ambode over failed Badagry road (SUN)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE APRIL 3, 2018   Blind Albino bags scholarship to study in UNILAG (Vanguard) The Joy of Kalu Victor, a student of History and Strategic Studies at the University of Lagos knew no bound as Onome Akinlolu…

I won’t run for Presidency in 2019, says Saraki (SUN)

Senate President Bukola Saraki has dismissed report that he plans to contest the 2019 presidential elections. Speaking through his Special adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuf Olaniyonun, the Senate President described the rumour as ‘false’. In a chat with reporters,…

FG must intervene urgently to save South East – Ekeh

Serial digital entrepreneur and Chairman of Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh has called on the Federal Government to partner credible businessmen and entrepreneurs from the South East to save the region from the looming effects of mass unemployment currently plaguing…

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