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LASG arraigns Dane in high court for killing wife, child

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Lagos State Government on Wednesday arraigned a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, for the alleged murder of his Nigerian wife, Zainab, and their three-year-old daughter, Petra, before a Lagos State High Court in Igbosere. Fifty-three-old Peter was arraigned on two counts of murder, which he pleaded not guilty to. PUNCH Metro had reported […]
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Family of five dies after moving into new house
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:14:43 +0200
A family of five died under mysterious circumstances on Wednesday night at Old Aiyepe road in Sagamu area of Ogun. The family includes father, mother, three children and a family friend. The News Agency of Nigeria learnt that the family had just moved...
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Female undergraduate, others arrested for kidnap in Ebonyi
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 08:05:15 +0200
Clement Nnachi, Abakaliki A final-year female undergraduate student of the Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki (name withheld) and four other suspects have been paraded by the Ebonyi State Police Command for their alleged involvement in the abduction...
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MKO Abiola’s children thank Buhari over June 12
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 22:12:43 +0200
Daughter of the late MKO Abiola, Mrs. Hafsat Abiola-Costello, has hailed the Federal Government’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day. Abiola-Costello, in a statement on Thursday in Lagos, said the declaration had ended the family’s long...
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Separating children from parents at US border ‘unconscionable’ – UN rights chief
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:36:25 +0200
The UN human rights chief on Monday urged Washington to stop separating migrant children from their parents at the US border, describing the policy as “unconscionable”. “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting...
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World Cup: It’s difficult to play as a lone striker – Ighalo
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:20:47 +0200
Festus Abu, Kaliningrad China-based forward Odion Ighalo is not happy playing as a lone striker in Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr’s preferred 3-2-3-1 formation and he allegedly wants showdown talks with his German boss. Ighalo has taken loads of stick...
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I’m not working for Tinubu – Osun gov aspirant
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:43:21 +0200
Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe A Peoples Democratic Party aspirant for the September governorship election in Osun State, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, says he has no link to President Muhammadu Buhari or the All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu....
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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:31:46 +0200
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World Cup: Iceland warn Eagles ahead of Group D clash
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:30:10 +0200
Festus Abu, Kaliningrad Iceland manager Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson says it would be foolhardy for anyone to underestimate his team in the Russia 2018 World Cup  after they  earned a  point in their David  versus Goliath  fixture against ...
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World Cup: Beating Eagles wasn’t easy – Modric
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 08:11:03 +0200
Festus Abu, Kaliningrad Croatia captain Luka Modric rejected suggestions that the Blazers strolled to a 2-0 win over Nigeria in their Group D Russia 2018 World Cup opener in Kaliningrad on Saturday. The Real Madrid  star insisted they worked off their...
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World Cup: Eagles lacked creativity against Croatia – Okocha
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:54:00 +0200
Idris Adesina Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha has blamed the lack of creativity in the team’s midfield for their 2-0 loss to Croatia on Saturday in their opening Group D match at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. An own goal from OghenekaroEtebo...
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World Cup: Eagles coach questions Croatia penalty as players lament defeat
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:51:58 +0200
Festus Abu, Kaliningrad Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr questioned Brazilian referee Sandro Ricci decision to award a penalty against the Super Eagles in their 2-0 defeat  by Croatia in their Group D Russia 2018 World Cup at the packed Kaliningrad Stadium...
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World Cup: How crazy fans fired Croatia to Nigeria win
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:15:00 +0200
Festus Abu, Kaliningrad Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic applauded football- crazy Croat fans who thronged the  34,000-seater Kaliningrad   Stadium on Saturday to cheer on the Blazers to a 2-0 victory over Nigeria. Although Dalic said he never expected the...
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World Cup: Tunisia coach singles out Alli as dangerman
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:08:27 +0200
Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul has singled out England’s Dele Alli as his side’s most dangerous opponent as he prepared for their World Cup Group G opener at the Volgograd Arena on Monday. The confident coach, in his second spell as national team boss,...
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World Cup: Rohr bows to super Modric, Rakitic
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:37 +0200
Festus Abu, Kaliningrad Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr was  blown away by the talent and  skills  of Croatia’s La Liga stars Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic in the Super Eagles’ 2-0 defeat to  the Eastern European country  in their  Russia 2018 World...
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INEC registering foreigners to vote in 2019 – Southern, Middlle Belt leaders
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 06:55:23 +0200
Friday Olokor, Eniola Akinkuotu, Okechukwu Nnodim and Olaleye Aluko The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum  has raised the alarm that  the Independent National Electoral Commission  has  embarked on the registration of foreigners,  especially...
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