Naira hits 520/dollar, forex retailers examine CBN action

                ​ The naira tumbled to 520 against the United States dollar at the parallel market on Monday as scarcity of the greenback continued to keep the exchange rate in a free fall mode. The naira had closed at 516/dollar on Friday, after hitting 510/dollar and 507/dollar last Thursday and Tuesday, respectively. Experts said demand for dollar for school fees payment overseas as well as Personal Travel Allowance by intending travellers was taking a toll on the exchange rate at the parallel market.…

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Man murders wife’s lover on matrimonial bed

​ A 32-year-old businessman, Ezekiel Igbokwe, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing his wife’s lover, Victor Olatundun. Igbokwe was said to have killed Olatundun after he caught him having sex with his wife at their matrimonial home. Home News Sports Metro Plus Politics Business Entertainment Opinion Editorial Columnists Jobs Search for: FEATURED Man murders wife’s lover on matrimonial bed Published August 12, 2016 Share Tweet Pin it +1 Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta A 32-year-old businessman, Ezekiel Igbokwe, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing…

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Man shoots rival to death over woman in Ogun

                           ​ A 43-year-old man, Adebisi Akinrinmola, has been arrested by the men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly shooting his rival, Ademola Asimiyu, to death over a woman both of them were dating. A police source said the incident occurred on Sunday at about 3pm at Ajebo Village in Ijebu-Igbo area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect claimed that the deceased has beenthreatening him for quite some…

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Man falls victim after lacing wife with ‘magun’

                       ​ Mrs. Fatimah Adebayo, a 35-year-old woman, on Monday urged an Ikorodu Customary Court, Lagos, to dissolve her 14-year marriage to Mr. Segun Adebayo, over alleged placement of sexual protective charm called “thunderbolt’’ on her. The petitioner, a fashion designer who resides at Baiyeku Road, Igbogbo in Ikorodu, prayed the court to end the union to save her life. Fatimah further said Adebayo had assaulted her several times, adding that he was a threat to her life. Home News Sports Metro…

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Two men to die by hanging for robbery

​ An Osun State High Court sitting in Iwo has sentenced two men to death by hanging for armed robbery. According to a statement made available to our correspondent by the spokesman for the Osun State Ministry of Justice, Opeyemi  Bello, the two convicts were sentenced to death by Justice Moshood Adeigbe   on Monday. The two men were convicted after the court found them guilty of the two counts of conspiracy and armed robbery the police preferred against them. The two convicts were arraigned on charges of conspiracy to commit…

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Car kills UNIABUJA student fleeing from robbers

​ A 200-level undergraduate of the University of Abuja escaped a robbery attack around the main campus on Sunday, only to run into an oncoming vehicle near the school gate. The student of History and Diplomatic Studies, identified simply as Simi Love, was reportedly crushed by the car, and died afterwards at the school’s clinic. The incident made students of the institution to stage a protest on Monday, lamenting the shortcomings of the school’s security. The protest, which caused traffic on the Airport Road, lasted for hours as students’ demanded…

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I cut my wife into pieces to save myself – Lagos driver

​ A Lagos driver, Shakiru Bello, who was arrested for allegedly killing his wife, Sherifat, said he cut her remains into pieces to escape the wrath of her father, Akeem Atanda, and to avoid being prosecuted for her death. Shakiru added that after hiding her remains in different uncompleted buildings in Lagos, he fled to Ibadan, Oyo State. A team from the Ijora Badia Police Division, led by the Operations Officer, ASP Talabi Segun, recovered Sherifat’s head and neck in Morocco, Yaba, while other parts of her body were recovered…

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Pregnant woman drowns as car plunges into lagoon

​ A pregnant woman, identified as Chinagorom Fustine, has been killed after her car plunged into the Lagos Lagoon from the Mekwen Bridge, Bonny Camp, inward Marina area of the state. The vehicle, with number plate, Lagos MUS 38 BL, reportedly plunged into the lagoon on Saturday. The driver of the Kia Rio, identified as Felix Aniele, was said to have swum out to the river bank, where he was rescued. However, before help could come the way of Fustine, she was said to have died. The General Manager of…

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We laid siege to ATM points to rob people

​ Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected robber, Gbenga Babatunde, for allegedly robbing some residents of the state. The police said the 25-year-old was arrested after a failed attempt to rob a woman who had withdrawn money from an Automated Teller Machine point in Alaba Rago Market, Ojo, Lagos State. The police allegedly recovered a locally-made shotgun with two cartridges from the suspect. “We gathered that he was not alone. He had an accomplice, who managed to escape after the…

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10 Things You Shouldn’t Do This Valentine’s Day

​ 10. Do not Give him or her surveillance jewelry: After EJ asked Nicole to marry him on”Days of our Lives,” he presented her with a beautiful diamond bracelet. After Nicole happily put it on, EJ revealed that there was a tracking device implemented in the bracelet – kind of like an ankle monitor but with some bling! Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend so opt for some jewelry with more bling and less stalker-ish devices. 9. Do not Change paternity test results: Probably not a good idea to switch paternity…

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