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Men of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) on a rescue mission at an accident scene at 7up adjacent motorways bus stop, Outward Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the early hours of Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

One dead as container falls in Lagos

One person was rescued.

Tincan Port [Photo Credit: nationalmirroronline.net]

UPDATED: Another container load of arms intercepted in Lagos

The intercepted 440 pieces of pump action rifles were manufactured in the United States of America and Italy.

High Court

Drama in court as murder suspect threatens to kill witnesses

The accused once killed a man who approached him for help.

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

Nigeria Police to recruit 30,000 personnel annually— I-G

Police will also create more area commands.

President Muhammadu Buhari at his office

Presidency speaks on rumoured coup plot by Army officers

“The Army had warned its personnel not to dabble into politics.”

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus [Photo: devex.com]

WHO elects first African Director-General

Mr. Ghebreyesus is the first African to be elected to the position

British Prime Minister, Theresa May

Acting President Osinbajo condemns terrorist attack in Manchester, condoles Britain

The acting president says the civilised world will prevail over terrorism, extremism.

Titi Abubakar [Photo: Nigeriafilms.com]

How a pastor I trusted defrauded me of N918million — Atiku’s wife

“I thought he will not defraud me because he is a pastor.”

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo presents PhD research proposal to NOUN faculty

The former president says he has already commenced the research in the North-East zone.

Naira notes and coins [Photo credit: Oyibos OnLine]

Senate wants lower Naira notes changed to coins

The lawmakers want banks compelled to accept coins.

President Muhammadu Buhari during the  Campaign prior to the 2015 Presidential election

Buhari will win 2019 election if he contests – Presidency

The presidency says Nigerians still have confidence in the president.

Naira Notes

Despite govt’s assurances, Nigerian economy still in recession – Report

Nigeria’s GDP contracted by 0.52 per cent in the first quarter of 2017.

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

JUST IN: Why we’re holding Dasuki, El-Zakzaky despite court orders

A presidential spokesman speaks on the “successes” of the Buhari administration.

FILE PHOTO: Pump-action rifles intercepted by the Nigeria Customs Service

Another container-load of arms found in Lagos port

The terminal where the find was made has been shut down.

House of Reps

Reps probe Jon-Ode arms panel

The panel was inaugurated to investigate the procurement of arms and ammunition for the Armed Forces from 2007 to 2015.

State House correspondent of Channels Television, Chukwuma Onuekusi

JUST IN: Channels TV State House correspondent is dead

Mr. Onuekusi worked for Channels TV since 1998.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung

Reps threaten Sports Minister, Dalung’s arrest over alleged contract fraud

Officials of the sports ministry are accused of demanding kickback before approving a contract.

N-Power

How we process stipends for 174,000 N-power volunteers — Govt

An official says there is no delay in payments to beneficiaries.

Nigerian Army

Army kill notorious cultist, recover arms

“The late cultist was on the wanted list of Rivers Police command.”

House of Reps [Photo: Twitter - @HouseNGR]

PDP loses another Rep to APC

The lawmaker cited divisions in the Peoples Democratic Party as his reason for defecting.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Zamfara govt assembles 500 Qur’anic reciters to pray for Buhari, Nigeria

“If the President, as the leader of Nigeria, is not well, then it becomes the concern of all Nigerians.”

UN Peacekeepers [Photo: therising continent.com]

UN to honour two Nigerian fallen peacekeepers

The officers will receive the Dag Hammarskjöld medal.

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Fire razes shops in Lagos

The incident occurred around Broad Street, behind UBA House, in Lagos Island.

Photo credit: www.informationng.com

How Ex-Naval Chief Used Family Company to Acquire N600m Property – Witness

The EFCC says the offence is in contravention of Section 26 (1) (b) and punishable under Section 22 (4) of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offence Act 2000.

Dame Patience Jonathan

Court Adjourns Patience Jonathan’s $5.8m Forfeiture Hearing Till Sept.

The EFCC is seeking permanent forfeiture of the money.