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Myanmar Military Sentences 19 To Death For Killing Army Captain

LAGOS APRIL 10TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday, the first such sentences announced in public since a Feb. 1 coup and crackdown on protesters. The report said the killing took place on March 27 […]

Call-Up System Collapses As Gridlock Continues In Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

LAGOS MARCH 4TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Contrary to expectation on the free flow of traffic following the commencement of Call-Up system for port operations, Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been on a total lockdown as fuel tankers and containerized vehicles parked indiscriminately along the road. This happened as Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, vowed to publicly mention the names […]

Suspected Yahoo Boy Fleeing From EFCC Arrest Allegedly Jumps To His Death At 1004 Estate Lagos

LAGOS FEBRUARY 4TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A yet to be identified man has reportedly died after he jumped from the 6th floor of the 1004 Estate in Lagos this morning.  According to reports, EFCC officials stormed the Estate this morning to arrest some suspected fraudsters. Eyewitnesses say the operatives went from one apartment to the other, knocking, and […]

Bruce Lee’s Closest Friend And Top Student Dies At 96

LAGOS JANUARY 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Takauki Kimura, one of Bruce Lee’s top students and closest friends, passed away peacefully in his home on Friday at the age of 96.  Known to his friends and supporters as “Taky,” the Japanese American martial artist devoted decades of his life to honoring Lee. As an important part of Lee’s life, […]

Governor Orders Investigation Into Alleged Student Abuse In Deeper Life School

LAGOS DECEMBER 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has ordered an investigation into the alleged maltreatment and abuse of a student in a Deeper Life School in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Ini Ememobong disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Uyo entitled, “Akwa Ibom State […]

Rescued Nigerian Schoolboys Welcomed Home, Calls For More Security

LAGOS DECEMBER 19TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Bleary, barefoot, apparently numbed by a week of captivity, more than 300 Nigerian schoolboys, freed after being kidnapped in an attack on their school, were welcomed by the governor of Katsina state Friday. Reunions that are more celebratory and emotional likely will come when the boys are finally reunited with their families, […]

Seplat’s Headquarters Remains Sealed As Court Approaches Christmas Recess

LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The head office of Seplat Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has remained shut, a full week after it was sealed off on the back of a court order instituted by Access Bank Plc. According to reliable sources, both parties appeared in court during the week, with Seplat seeking the court’s approval to vacate […]

Wealthy Nigerians Buying Citizenship Overseas To Escape Insecurity, Hardship

LAGOS DECEMBER 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Every year an increasing number of Nigerians flee poverty and unrest at home. Now, rich Nigerians are planning their escape too. And they’re taking their money with them. Dapo has spent too long at home in Lagos, Nigeria. Back in October, protests against the SARS police unit kept him from going to […]

Nigeria Police Boss Requests For N24.8bn To Fuel Police Vehicles, Motorcycles Annually

LAGOS NOVEMBER 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Muhammad Adamu, on Tuesday said the Force would need N24.8bn to fuel its fleet of vehicles and motorcycles in a year. He said this when he presented the 2020 budget performance. He also defended the 2021 budget proposal before the House of Representatives Committee on Police. Adamu […]

Ex- Imo Gov To Appear In Court Of Alleged False Accusation

LAGOS NOVEMBER 11TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Barring any last-minute change, a former governor of Imo State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim will today be arraigned before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on three-count criminal charges filed against him by the Inspector General of Police. The former governor is also facing defamation charge before Justice Ihuoma Chukwunyere […]

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