Ondo auto crash claims sex workers, two others

Two commercial sex workers and two others lost their lives in an auto crash at Yaba Street, Ondo in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday night. The accident, which occurred shortly after a downpour in the area, paralysed social and commercial activities in some parts of the town. The accident, according to a witness, involved a brown Volvo car marked Anambra 265 AAH and a truck with registration number Lagos 858 EKY. The witness said the accident occurred about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday while the victims…

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LMC suspends Enyimba goalie, two others

…as axe falls on Pillars, Remo, Katsina League Management Company has come hard on some Nigerian Professional Football League sides after fans restiveness at some match venues at the weekend. The league body said it would continue to enforce safety regulations and sanction every act of violation to deter unruliness at match venues. “We recognise that football is a game of passion and there are bound to be emotional outbursts when people pursue their passion  especially in supporting their favourite clubs,” a statement by the LMC said. In review of…

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Ajah: Family sues Ambode, others over illegal land allocation

The Odugbese-Abereoje Chieftaincy Family of Ajah,  Lagos State, has dragged Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and two others to the Lagos High Court over alleged illegal land allocation. The plaintiff, in the suit filed by lawyer and rights activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, is seeking an order nullifying the allocation of their family land at Ajiwe, by the Lagos State Government. The family is contending that the government is incompetent to allocate their land to a stranger, having secured a court judgment over the said land from the High Court of Lagos State against…

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Court adjourns Kalu’s trial over EFCC’s inability to produce witness

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos Tuesday adjourned further hearing in the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu and two others over alleged fraud owing to the failure of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to produce its third witness. EFCC’s lawyer, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) had sought for an adjournment of the matter following the conclusion of the cross-examination of the second prosecution witness, Christiana Ohiri, by the defence. He told the court that all his efforts to ensure…

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