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  The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has invited the  Department of State Services to join the state police command in probing the death of singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, aka MohBad.  This was contained in a statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile.  “Following Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s directive, the Police in […]

The Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, said the vacant stool of Alaafin of Oyo is not for sale. Makinde said he would not only refer such people to the Oyo State Anti-Corruption Agency (OYOCA) but would personally take such individuals to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He urged the people of Oyo town, […]

The Third Mainland Bridge will be shut to motorists to allow the commencement of remedial repair on bad portions of the bridge, the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation has announced. The repair to be carried out through the Lagos Public Works Corporation, LPWC, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Works, will see the bridge […]

Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), says the body of late singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, aka Mohbad, may be exhumed for autopsy if the need arises. There have been controversies surrounding the death of the 27-year-old singer, with allegations of a threat to life while Mohbad was alive. Hundeyin, in […]

The FCT Police Command yesterday confirmed that its operatives have arrested the national president of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Tajudeen Baruwa and over 20 other members over conduct that bothers on public disturbance and breach of peace. Spokesperson of the Command, SP Josephine Adeh said the president and others arrested will […]

Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has been nominated for the latest edition of The Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year award. The list, which was released by the world football governing body yesterday, had the Nigerian striker, Andre Onana (Cameroon) and Yassine Bounou (Morocco) as the only Africans nominated. The qualifying period […]

Nigeria, Egypt, South Africa, Algeria, Lesotho and five others are expected to converge in Cairo, Egypt from September 20 to 23 for the 2023 African Para Table Tennis Championships which is a qualification tournament for Paralympic Games and Commonwealth medallists – Isau Ogunkunle, Faith Obazuaye, Ifechukwude Ikpeoyi top the list of Nigerian contingent to the […]

The police in Sokoto State have confirmed a banditry attack in Giyawa village, Goronyo Local Government Area in the eastern senatorial district of the state, where four persons were confirmed dead. The Sokoto State Police Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Ahmed Rufai, confirmed  that eighteen persons were initially abducted by the assailants that […]

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been provisionally suspended from playing after a drugs test found elevated levels of testosterone in his system. The 30-year-old France international, an unused substitute, was randomly selected for post-match drug testing. If found guilty of doping, he could face a ban of between two and four years. Juventus said in a […]

Super Eagles striker Taiwo Awoniyi has won the Player of the Month and Goal of the Month Awards for the month of August at Nottingham Forest. The 25-year-old striker has scored three times in four games for Nottingham Forest this season, stretching his impressive scoring run from last term to seven consecutive Premier League matches […]

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