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Woman bites off neighbour’s finger during a fight

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A 42-year old woman, Mrs Rita Orji has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court for allegedly biting off the finger of her neighbour, Caroline Nwabugwu during a fight after stripping her publicly.

The incident happened at 27 Aderanijo Street in Egbeda, Lagos where they reside.

The two married women have been at loggerhead over an undisclosed matter over the years.

It was learnt that the neighbours have tried in the past to settle their rift to no avail which had even affected their children in the compound.

On the day the incident happened, it was gathered that their children started quarreling and the two women had exchange of words which later resulted to a fight.

It was gathered that the victim pointed her finger at the suspect’s face and the suspect used her teeth to bite it off, assaulted and stripped her in the public.

The victim was rushed to a hospital where she was being treated while the matter was reported to the Police at Idimu Division and Rita was arrested.

She was charged before the Magistrates court in Ejigbo for assault.

She pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyeni granted her bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The matter was adjourned till 11 July 2017.

She was remanded in prison custody pending when she will perfect her bail condition.

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BREAKING: ASUU meeting with FG end in deadlock, strike to continue

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The meeting between the federal government and the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Tuesday ended without an agreement.

As a result of this, the six-month-old strike embarked on by public university lecturers is set to continue.

The lecturers met with the Professor Nimi Briggs Committee at the National University Commission (NUC) in Abuja with high hopes of resolving the impasse.

A senior member of ASUU said that members of the Briggs renegotiation committee didn’t come with any new offer on the table.

According to him, the committee pleaded with the lecturers to suspend the ongoing strike, with promises that their concerns will be included in the 2023 budget.

The meeting started at about 12pm and lasted for about three hours.

ASUU has been on strike since February 14.

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Suspected thugs destroy Tinubu’s Emilokan billboard in Lagos (PHOTO)

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Some persons suspected to be political thugs have vandalized a billboard of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, in Lagos.

The billboard located on the close to the third mainland bridge was destroyed on Tuesday morning.

The action sparked tension online as some APC members have accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

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EFCC recovers another 1.4bn naira for NHIS

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EFCC writes INEC, demands APC, PDP, other aspirants’ bank details

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered an additional sum of one billion, four hundred million naira (N1.4 Billion) for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

In a statement via its official Twitter handle, the money, according to the commission, was part of the funds which some commercial banks ‘fraudulently’ refused to transmit to the Treasury Single Account, TSA, since 2015.

The statement further said the money had been released to the NHIS since August 5, 2022.

It also revealed that the Commission had in similar fashion on February 10, 2022, released a sum of N1.5bn to the scheme.

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