SARS operative chasing hemp smokers shoots innocent man dead in Lagos (Punch)

An operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad has shot dead a cleaner identified as Francis. The PUNCH learnt that the incident happened on Monday on Ajisegiri Street, in the Ilupeju area of Lagos State. The policeman and his team members…

Five nabbed for killing man wrongfully accused of stealing phone (Punch)

Personnel of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspects for beating 22-year-old Olamide Omolegbe to death after a trader, Bolanle Muhammed, wrongfully accused him of stealing her phone in the Badore area of Ajah. It was learnt that…

Election tribunal: Why I fell out with Buhari – Buba Galadima (Punch)

Buba Galadima, who is a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Monday, that he fell out with the President in 2015 because he was not appointed a minister. Galadima, who is the first…

INEC, Buhari fail to stop PDM’s election petition (Punch)

The Independent National Electoral Commission and President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday lost their bid to have the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Movement and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019, Pastor…

Lagos prosecutes 13 over alleged assault on LASTMA officials (Punch)

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force has arraigned 13 workers of 7Up Bottling Company for allegedly assaulting officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). Chairman of the Task Force, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed in a press…

South-East APC leaders demand Reps speaker’s position (Punch)

Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the South-East have demanded the zoning of the Speaker’s seat of the House of Representatives to the region. This is despite the party’s decision to support the candidature of Femi Gbajabiamila from…

Researchers explain how sleeplessness affects blood circulation (Punch)

A team of researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder in the United States of America, have explained, in a new study, how sleeplessness affects blood circulation in the body by aiding a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries,…

OK now! Tax evasion: Court renews Okocha’s arrest warrant (Punch)

A Lagos State Prosecutor, Mrs Y. A. Pitan, has told an Igbosere High Court in Lagos that former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has not liquidated the alleged tax debt he owed the state. Pitan told Justice Adebayo Akintoye on…

Cops rescue two robbery suspects from being lynched (Punch)

Two armed robbery suspects, Ganiyu Adebayo and Peter Ozobere, have been rescued by the police in the Oke-Koto area of Agege, Lagos, from being lynched by a mob, who beat and inflicted machete cuts on them. The mob, who were…

Minimum wage, maximum wahala, as expert predict many states will go bankrupt (Punch)

A former Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State, Dr. Adebayo Adewusi, says many states will become bankrupt when the implementation of the new N30,000 minimum wage commences. He said some states did not have the capacity to pay the new…

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