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Gbenga Odunsi

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BRT Bus Drivers Resign Over Unpaid Salaries

A crisis has hit the Primero Transport Services Limited, the operators of the blue buses plying the Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, corridors in Lagos. It was gathered that the aggrieved drivers left the employ of the company because their salaries were arbitrarily slashed. A source said the situation had led to fewer drivers working for the company, making commuters spend …

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Cylinder Explosion Injures 24 In India

Police said 24 people have been injured in a cylinder explosion at a crowded labour colony in the northern Indian state of Punjab Thursday. “The explosion took place when some laborers were cooking in one of the makeshift houses in New Smart Colony in the Giaspura area of Ludhiana city,” a police official said. “The gas cylinder had first caught …

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Helicopter Blade Slices Man Into Halves

A man has been sliced into halves by a helicopter blade during a failed rescue. The slain man, Ivan Andrés López Londoño from Columbia, and another person had been travelling in a different helicopter, which crashed in the country’s Cauca District. Londono and his partner were stranded in the hillside for seven days, both men eventually got help and hence …

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I Stole Cell Phone To Pay For My WASC Examination, Convict Tells Court

A 20-year-old man, James Egbe, on Thursday, told a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court that he stole a cell phone to pay for his West African School Certificate (WASC) examination.‎ Egbe of Kubwa, Abuja, had pleaded guilty to the two-count charge of criminal intimidation and theft. He, however, begged the court for mercy, saying that he would not commit the …

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Mum Videos Her 3-Yr-Old Twin Boys Having Sex In Lagos

A mother of 3-year-old twin boys has reportedly lost custody of her kids owing to the most bizarre incidences in Lagos According to reports, Patience Isua lost custody of her 3-year-old twin boys for allegedly videoing them while having sexual activities with each other. The children were taken from her 2, Olugbemiga Ladipo, Ado residence in Ajah, Lagos, on Tuesday …

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3 Men Land In Jail For Organising Hemp Smoking Contest In Osun

Three persons have been remanded in Ilesa prison in Osun State for allegedly organising a carnival, where some persons competed in the smoking of cannabis sativa, an illicit drug popularly called Indian hemp. The accused, including 19-year-old twin brothers,  Taye and Kehinde Oladosu, and one Muhammad Jamiyu, were arraigned before an Osogbo Magistrates’ court for organising the Indian hemp carnival, where …

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See How Much This Man paid For Tearing Lady’s Pant And Bra Over Sex

A 41-year old man, Mr. Akeem Adisa who was arrested and charged to court for assault after he tore the pant and bra of a 53-year single lady has paid N50,000 as damages in Lagos. Sources report that this was the outcome of the peace agreement between the lady, Yinka Adebayo and Akeem Adisa as a condition for her to …

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Couple Found Dead In Their Apartment In Lagos

There was confusion on Sadius Crescent, Araromi-Ile, in the Morogbo area of Lagos, after the decomposing bodies of a couple were found in their apartment. The remains, which were found on Saturday, were removed by policemen from the Morogbo Police Division. It was learnt that the identities of the deceased couple had yet-to-be established as their co-tenants were said to …

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Man Sets Woman Ablaze On Public Bus

A man reportedly doused a woman with gasoline and set her ablaze inside a public bus in the Peruvian capital Lima. According to firefighters, 10 people were also injured in the fire incident that happened late Tuesday. Witnesses said the man approached the woman aboard the bus, spoke to her briefly and doused her with fuel before setting her on …

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Househelp Tries To Kill His Employer’s Brother In Lagos

Swantan Weltei, a 25-year-old home help, was on Tuesday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly attempting to murder his employer’s brother, Michael Ugbana, and stealing N200,000. The accused is standing trial on charges bordering on conspiracy, stealing and attempted murder. He pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against him. The Prosecutor, Inspector Oladele Adebayo, …

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