Metro & Crime

Again, Lagos discovers 6 cases of COVID-19 infection in secondary school

*Deploys experts to infected school Muritala Ayinla Barely three weeks after it confirmed COVID-19 cases in a private boarding school in Lekki, the Lagos State government has again confirmed another six cases of COVID-19 in a secondary boarding school on the mainland. New Telegraph learnt a member of the school’s staff was initially confirmed positive […]

Metro & Crime

Again, another building collapses in Lagos

  Muritala Ayinla A building under construction, at 60, Odo Street, Obalende, Lagos has caved in. Although, it could not be ascertained if anyone is trapped in the ill-fated building, it collapsed on Sunday afternoon. Confirming the incident, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke-Osanyintolu said that the emergency response […]


Again, DSS vows to deal with troublemakers

  …says incitement, subversion’ll not be allowed Emmanuel Onani, Abuja For the second time in less than three weeks, the Department of State Services (DSS) has warned highly-placed individuals and groups across the country against inciting comments and other acts that threaten national security and peace. The DSS vowed to bring the full weight of […]


Again, contestant seeks cancellation of NBA election

  One of the presidential candidates in the 2020 elections of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dele Adesina, has asked the Body of Trustees of the association to cancel the just concluded polls. In his 11-page petition to the body, Adesina described the election as “electronic fraud, illegal and unconstitutional.” The elections were conducted electronically […]

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Again, absence of defence counsel stalls trial of alleged kidnap kingpin Evans’

    The absence of defence counsel on Friday stalled the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin,  Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike,  alias Evans and five co-defendants in an Ikeja High Court. Friday’s proceedings which was slated for the adoption of arguments in  the defendant’s no-case submission, was stalled due to the absence of the defence counsel for Uche […]