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  1. [Video] Breadline Despair: Nigerians Flogged As They Lined Up For 100 Naira Bread in Lagos

    Nigeria [Video] Breadline Despair: Nigerians Flogged As They Lined Up For 100 Naira Bread in Lagos

    In a disheartening turn of events, residents of Lagos Island gathered in hopes of receiving palliatives found themselves subjected to the sting of a cane along with their much-needed free bread. The distribution, intended to alleviate the economic hardships plaguing the nation, took an...
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    Metro Lagos: Fire Outbreak At Popular Balogun Market

    Inferno has engulfed a building where ankara cloths (traditional fabrics) are sold at the popular Balogun market in Lagos Island. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained but witnesses told Premium Times that a generator explosion was heard shortly before the inferno. No casualties have...
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    Metro Lagos: 13-Year-Old Robbery Gang Leader Makes Shocking Confession

    A 13-year-old boy has told the police in Lagos that he joined armed robbery in order to survive. The boy, name withheld, said although his parents were still alive, they were not interested in his welfare. He explained that he and about 40 other boys of his age used to sleep in various shops at...
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    Metro Nigerian Housewife Loses Eye After Fight With 79-Year-Old Mother-In-Law [Graphic Photo]

    Olasunkanmi Lawal, a 52-year-old housewife has lost the use of one of her eyes after a fight with her mother-in-law, Aduke Awakan at Isale Agbede Street, Lagos Island in Lagos State. The mother of two was also said to have been attacked by her sisters-in-law, Bose Showole (39) and Oduntan...
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    Metro PHOTOS: Four rescued as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos island

    A 3-storey building collapsed at Swamp Str. off Odunfa Str., Lagos Island this morning. Four persons have been at the three-storey building that collapsed this afternoon in Lagos Island Area of Lagos State. According to eyewitnesses, many people were inside the building when it collapsed. An...