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Footballer Slumps, Dies On Lekki Pitch In Lagos

A yet-to-be identified footballer has slumped and died while playing at the Green Field Football Ground in the Lekki area of Lagos. SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer gave an update on his Twitter handle on Monday. The spokesman noted that officers from Maroko police division brought the information …

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BREAKING: Another Building Collapses In Lagos, Rescue Operation Ongoing

A building has collapsed on Sonuga Street, Palm Avenue, in the Mushin area of Lagos State. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyinyolu, confirmed the development to our correspondent on Friday. He said, “A building has collapsed in Mushin few minutes ago. The rescue operation is …

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UPDATE: Two Bodies Recovered From Lekki Building Collapse

Emergency responders have recovered two dead bodies from the rubbles of a building that collapsed in the early hours of Sunday in Lekki, Lagos State. Zonal Coordinator South West, National Emergency Management Agency, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, said this to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos. Farinloye said the seven-storey building under …

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Rampaging Cultists Kill Three In Lagos Community

Three residents have been killed in clashes between suspected cultists in the Agboyi area of Alapere, Lagos State. The victims include a father of three, identified only as Oluwole; a man, identified simply as Labalaba, and a yet-to-be-identified tricycle operator. The fight between suspected members of the Eiye and Aiye …

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Youth Pastor, Father Remanded In Prison For Illegal Banking

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos State, has remanded youth pastor, Ademola Jayeoba, and his father, Emmanuel Jayeoba, over illegal banking activities. Ademola, youth pastor at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, and his father, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission …

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