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FG, EKEDC flag off distribution of free meters to 100,000 customers in Lagos

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The Federal Government in collaboration with Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Friday flagged off the distribution of free meters to customers under the National Mass Metering...

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Lagos announces further relaxation of curfew

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The Lagos State Government has announced a further relaxation of the curfew imposed after the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests. Lagos State information commissioner Gbenga Omotosho said...

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5 bullet shell casings found at Lekki Tollgate during visit by Lagos Judicial Panel

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Five bullet shell casings were seen by the Lagos Judicial Panel on Friday at the Lekki Tollgate Plaza, the scene of the alleged Oct. 20 shootings of #EndSARS protesters by officers of the Nigerian...

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Lagos Judicial Panel denied access to military morgue

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Members of the Lagos State Judicial Panel investigating cases of police brutality visited Military hospital, Awolowo road Ikoyi, on Friday. The panel is investigating the shooting of protesters by...

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Lagos panel visit Lekki toll gate, recover bullet shells 10 days after shooting

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Lagos State judicial panel appointed to investigate police brutality and the shooting at the Lekki toll gate on Friday discovered bullet shells from the scene. At least four shells were found by...

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Survivors of Nigeria's Lagos shooting tell their story

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Solomon, Patrick and Samuel were wounded on October 20 during a crackdown by Nigerian security forces on protesters in Lagos who had gathered despite a curfew order. The three say they spent...

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We have the footage of the Oct. 20 Lekki shooting incident, LCC tells Lagos Judicial Panel

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The Management of the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) on Friday told the Lagos State Judicial Judicial Panel of Inquiry for Restitution for Victims of SARS and related abuses and Other Matters that...

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Court remands man for allegedly raping his stepdaughter

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An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered that a 39-year-old man, Tim Uwem, who allegedly raped his 21-year-old stepdaughter be remanded in a custodial centre. The...

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Nigerians in UK tanker 'hijack' bailed but still detained says police

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Seven Nigerian men who were arrested on suspicion of attempting to hijack an oil tanker off the coast of southern England have been bailed, police said. Hampshire Police said on Thursday night the...

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DPR says 2020 marginal oilfield bid still on

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says the bid round process for its 57 marginal oilfields in the country is still ongoing. Mr Paul Osu, Head, Public Affairs, DPR, told the News Agency...

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Oyewale Femi emerges NAOSRE president

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The National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE, on Thursday in Lagos, elected Oyewale Femi as its new President. Femi, the publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of Sahara Weekly and Sahara...

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'They are high on drugs': Lawmaker slams 'youths' for Lagos violence

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A Lagos State lawmaker Thursday said the violence and looting that trailed the protest against police brutality was perpetrated by those ‘high on drugs’. Mojisola Alli-Macauley’s...

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Peacekeeping: UN recognises Nigerian policewoman

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CSP Catherine Ugorji of the Nigerian police and serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has been selected by the UN as one of two runners-up for the...

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COVID-19: NCDC announces 150 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has announced 150 new COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified wedsite on Thursday. The News Agency of...

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LCCI postpones yearly trade fair over disruptions, protests

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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has announced the postponement of the 2020 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fai due to the economic disruptions brought about by the...

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