5/15/2021

[GIST] After eight years at LAUTECH, my son was brought home dead –Dad of student who fell into septic tank

[GIST] After eight years at LAUTECH, my son was brought home dead –Dad of student who fell into septic tank

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After eight years of academic sojourn at the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, the parents of Benard Asefon and his siblings expected him to return home before embarking on the mandatory one-year National Youth Service  scheme. But sadly, that expectation was cut short in a cruel manner. Death took away Ashefon. The…


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[GIST] Court of Appeal upturns conviction of companies allegedly linked to Jonathan

[GIST] Court of Appeal upturns conviction of companies allegedly linked to Jonathan

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The Court of Appeal on Friday has set aside the conviction of four companies that were allegedly linked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to Dr. Waripamo Dudafa, associate of the former president, Goodluck Jonathan. The EFCC had asserted that the companies were in possession of funds that purportedly belonged to the wife of…


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[GIST] Govt tackles okada menace as Lagosians groan over riders’ criminality, recklessness

[GIST] Govt tackles okada menace as Lagosians groan over riders’ criminality, recklessness

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Activities of commercial motorcyclists popularly known as okada riders have increasingly become a threat to Lagosians and security of Lagos, leaving the government with a daunting task of restoring sanity to the state, Afeez Hanafi writes Known for its ever-bustling economic activities, Lagos was the first and only point of destination that readily came to…


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[GIST] As long as public toilets are scarce, we will continue to defecate in lagoon, bushes, others –Open defecators

[GIST] As long as public toilets are scarce, we will continue to defecate in lagoon, bushes, others –Open defecators

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Toluwalope Kareem writes about the country’s burden of open defecation At about 11:40am on a cloudy Wednesday, a porter pushed his wheelbarrow to the edge of the Eko Bridge, Lagos State and stopped. He later pulled down his blue, faced jeans trouser to defecate by the bridge. He felt at ease after he emptied his…


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[GIST] How we were kidnapped behind police station –Enugu estate agents

[GIST] How we were kidnapped behind police station –Enugu estate agents

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Two Enugu-based estate agents – Mazi Uchechukwugeme Abonyi and Aja Uchenna Michael – tell RAPHAEL EDE about their four-day ordeal in the den of Fulani kidnappers What is your name and what do you do for a living? My name is Mazi Uchechukwugeme Abonyi. I am a real estate agent. You and two others were…


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