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Court grants 40 #Occupy Lekki tollgate protesters bail

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The Lagos Police Command on Saturday said that a popular comedian Debo Adebayo, aka Mr Macaroni, and 39 other #OccupyLekkiTollGate protesters. had been granted bail.

Macaroni was arrested along with other protesters for disobeying the directives of the Federal government, Lagos state government and of course, the Nigerian Police Force.

They had warned against participating on the scheduled #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest, which the above 40 persons participated.

However, following calls by a former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba, Rinu Oduala, former youth representative on the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing alleged shooting of protesters by soldiers at the Lekki toll gate, Amnesty International, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Timi Frank, Ozekhome, others, to release them, the Lagos Police command Saturday night bowed to pressure and granted them bail.

Disclosing this in a statement obtained by newsmen, the spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, said, “The command arrested 40 suspects at Lekki tollgate plaza, Lagos State, on Saturday 13th February, 2021, for conspiracy, conduct likely to cause breach of peace and violation of COVID-19 protocols.

“The suspects had gathered at the Lekki tollgate plaza creating tension and behaving in such a manner that could cause breach of public peace without due regard for COVID-19 protocols major of which are use of nose masks and social distancing. “The command has, however, arraigned the suspects today to the mobile court at Panti, Yaba accordingly but were however granted bail by the court. They will appear in court on the next date of adjournment, 2nd March, 2021, with the certificate of COVID-19 test.

“The command therefore assured the general public that it will always discharge its statutory duties as expected within the ambit of the law, while appealing to Lagosians to be law-abiding and go about their lawful business.”

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Customs burst cross-border criminal syndicate, seize fake $6m, forged passports

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Four members of cross border criminal syndicate were on Thursday arrested at Seme border with fake $6 million and a number of other prohibited items.

Seme border Customs Area Comptroller, Dear Nnadi, mni, disclosed that the fake currency bears the same serial number, adding that the money was being moved out of the country before it was intercepted at Gbaji customs post along the Lagos – Seme highway.

He also said besides the confiscation of the currency, a total of six international passport of Malta Republic bearing the same photograph but with different names.

According to the Customs boss, the same lady whose name is on the passport also has six international driver’s license with her photograph but with six different names.

He said, ”Our officers at Gbaji check point intercepted a vehicle and upon searching them, we discover the currency you are seeing here. These are fake United States Dollar Bills.

“When we counted them, it amounted to $6 million United States Dollars Bills in fake currency but it will take the eagle eye of a trained officer to detect that they are fake. One of the land marks is that some of the Bills bear the same serial number besides that, it will be very difficult for anybody to detect that these Dollar Bills are fake.

“Two people were arrested in connection with this development.

“Similarly to this, we also arrested few hours after this, we also arrested two other passengers in another vehicle and upon searching them and their baggage, we discover some international passports

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Ghanaian pastor divorced by wife for impregnating sidechick vows to ban condoms if elected president

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Christian Kwabena Andrew

The founder of Life Assembly Worship Center, Christian Kwabena Andrew,  has disclosed that if he is elected as president, he will ban condoms.
The Ghanaian cleric who is running for presidency under Ghana Union Movement Party said this while speaking in an interview on Dawdne TV.

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In the video, he opined that the use of c#ndoms is useless since diseases contracted can be treated in hospitals. He added that wearing it would only defeat the purpose of intimacy.
Amused by this, the host asked if he would ban the importation of c#ndoms if elected president while also informing him that there’s no cure for HIV/AIDS.
The pastor had gone viral after he revealed, while preaching, that his wife had left him after he fathered a child with another woman.
Reports have also revealed that his wife who told her side of the story disclosed that he’s a hardcase lecher who beds every woman that comes his way, including his church members. Tori

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Gun threats: Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Ogboni Leader declared wanted

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The Lagos State Police Command has declared wanted the first President of the Supreme Body of Ogboni Association Worldwide, Tajudeen Olanrewaju Bakare.

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