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Ita-Faji inhabitants want govt to ban high-rise buildings

Some residents of Ita-faji have appealed to the Lagos State government to stop developers from constructing houses beyond three storeys. The residents, who spoke, lament the high number of lives that have been lost to the collapse of such buildings in the past. They appealed to the government to stop …

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FG ban Boeing 737-Max air planes

The Federal Government has banned the use of Boeing 737-Max planes in Nigerian airspace. The decision was taken at Federal Executive Council meeting held in Abuja. The meeting was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of State, Aviation, Heidi Sirika, disclosed to journalists soon after the meeting ended. …

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Floods killed 66 in Mozambique, 45 in Malawi

At least 66 people have been killed and 141,000 affected after heavy rains deluged central and northern Mozambique, the government has said as it appealed for funds to manage the crisis. Cabinet spokeswoman, Ana Comoana, said that the government has decreed a red alert due to the continuing rains and …

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DPO, Pregnant policewoman, two others killed in Edo

Four Police operatives in Afuze Police Station, Edo State, murdered by persons suspected to be gunmen. Afuze is the administrative headquarters of Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State. Those killed included a pregnant Police Sergeant simply recognized as Justina. The DPO and the DCO of the station and …

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Court to hear suit against Patience Jonathan April 12

A Federal High Court Lagos, fixed April 12, to hear oral evidence in a suit by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, seeking final forfeiture of about 8.4 million dollars, and N7.4 billion linked to the former first Lady, Patience Jonathan. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had in a ruling delivered on Feb.28, …

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Court remands father for allegedly defiling his 17-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 38-year-old electrician, Chukwueke Ashiedu, who allegedly defiled his 17-year-old daughter, pending advice of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat, ordered that the defendant should be kept in Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos state. She adjourned the case …

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Kaduna imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew in Kajuru LG

The Kaduna state government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the troubled Kajuru local government area. The government said this in a statement by Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan. Aruwan said the curfew would be from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily until further notice The government directed security …

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