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Lagos couple faint as three children drown in a pool

Lagos couple faint as three children drown in a pool

A yet-to-be-identified couple has been inconsolable after their three children drowned in a swimming pool on their estate in the Ajah area of Lagos State. OHAFIA TV News gathered through a PUNCH Metro reports that both husband and wife had gone for an event when the three children left their house to swim in the pool. As of the time of filing this report, the circumstances surrounding the tragedy were still sketchy. It was, however, learned that some residents, including security members on the estate, found the children lying motionless in the pool. A source said immediately after the children were…
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Bus driver crashes, dies while speeding to beat traffic

Bus driver crashes, dies while speeding to beat traffic

A bus driver has died and several of his passengers were injured in an accident at Marwa Bus Stop along the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos State. The accident, which occurred around 10.44 am on Saturday, involved a Volkswagen bus, which rammed into a Toyota Highlander while trying to beat the traffic light, which was about to turn red. The bus driver was said to have died, while passengers on the bus sustained injuries and were hospitalized. The Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State, Olusegun Ogungbemigbe, confirmed the accident on Sunday.Related News He said the Volkswagen bus driver rammed…
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Amotekun arrests suspects in connection with recent Owo massacre

Amotekun arrests suspects in connection with recent Owo massacre

The Commander of the Ondo State Security Network, otherwise known as Amotekun, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye, has revealed that some of the suspects involved in the June 5 terror attack at Saint Francis Catholic Church, Owo, have been apprehended. According to Adeleye, the vehicle that the gunmen used to escape from the scene of the attack had also been retrieved as well as some of the instruments used. The Amotekun Commander disclosed this while parading 71 suspected criminals at the command’s headquarters on Thursday. Adeleye, who did not give the actual figure of the suspects arrested in connection with the attack,…
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Court sentences Danish national to death for killing Nigerian wife, daughter

Court sentences Danish national to death for killing Nigerian wife, daughter

A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, a Danish National to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was charged with the death of his wife and singer, Zainab, and their three-year-old daughter, Petra. Lagos State Government accused him of smothering Zainab and Petra to death at 3.45 am at No. 4, Flat 17, Bella Vista Tower, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos…
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Deborah Samuel: Court remands two suspects in prison

Deborah Samuel: Court remands two suspects in prison

A Magistrate Court sitting in Sokoto has remanded two suspects arrested over the murder of a 200-level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Deborah Samuel, for alleged blasphemy. The Police arraigned the two suspects, Bilyaminu Aliyu and Aminu Hukunchi, who are also students of the college, on Monday. The Police First Information Report said both suspects were arraigned as a result of the mob action, which led to Deborah’s lynching. Both suspects pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against them following their arraignment. Against this backdrop, the prosecutor, Inspector Khalil Musa, prayed the court for another date to…
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