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Man Escapes From Hotel After Consuming Beer, Pepper Soup

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A Lagos man engaged in sharp practices might be drinking his way into the prison yard if he his proved guilty of the accusations leveled against him.
A 23-year-old man, Daniel Isong, who allegedly escaped from a hotel without paying for beer and pepper soup he consumed, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Isong , whose residential address was not provided, is facing a three-count of obtaining under false pretences, breach of peace and stealing.
The prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada, had told the court that the accused and one other person at large committed the offences on Sept. 12 at Urban Hotel located on Yaya Street, Ogba, Lagos. Eruada said the accused fraudulently obtained bottles of beer and plates of pepper soup worth N21,800 with the promise to pay after consumption.
He said Isong attempted to escape from the hotel without paying for them. “He was, however, caught with the help of a waiter who intercepted him, and he was immediately arrested. The offences contravene Sections 312, 285 and 166 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015, according to the prosecutor. Section 285 provides for three years jail term for stealing. 
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty. The Magistrate, Mrs G. O. Anifowoshe, granted the accused bail in the sum of N25, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
She said that the surety must be gainfully employed and should show evidence of two years’ tax payment to the Lagos State Government. The case has been adjourned till Oct. 16 for mention.

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“Please If Anything Happens To Me, It Wasn’t Ordinary” – Ex BBN Ifu Ennada

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“Please If Anything Happens To Me, It Wasn’t Ordinary” – Ex BBN Ifu Ennada

Nigerian reality TV star and actress, Ifu Ennada has disclosed that she is being threatened over her involvement with the ongoing #endsars protests.

The former BBNAIJA housemate told her fans that if anything bad happens to her, they should be aware that it isn’t ordinary, because she’s getting threat messages from anonymous people.

She wrote;

“They are threatening me! Guys the people where I live are getting calls that I should stop posting about these things.

Please if anything happens to me, just know that it wasn’t ordinary. I’m not posting things that aren’t happening or things that others are not already posting”.

She further mentioned that her location is currently off, and she isn’t home, so no one can trace where she is.

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Hoodlums attack Nnewi police station, release motocycles impounded by police

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Hoodlums attack Nnewi police station, release motocycles impounded by police

Trending online is the news of Some hoodlums who have attacked the Nnewi police station before releasing motocycles impounded by the police.

The station was also set on fire.

A video of the hoodlums celebrating after releasing the motorcyles has circulated on social media.

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#EndSARS: Nigerian stock market investors lose N113.1 billion

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The Nigerian stock market could not sustain the bullish performance recorded earlier in the week as the market, Wednesday, plunged by 0.75 per cent following the curfew announced by the Lagos State as a result of the protest by Nigerian youths against police brutality, tagged #EndSARS.

Market analysts have expressed skepticism about bullish performance in subsequent trading sessions this week; even as investors position ahead of the third quarter, 2020 (Q3’20) earnings releases.

The analysts noted that foreign investors are always wary of insecurity in any economy and would begin to halt investments.

Analysts at InvestData Limited said: “We expect this volatility to continue, even as high Dividend Yields attract inflow to equity assets, ahead of the peak period of the Q3 earnings reporting season and momentum associated with earnings season in the midst of crude oil price oscillation.”

Meanwhile, investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, lost N113.1 billion as market capitalisation, which represents the total value of stocks traded on the Exchange fell to N14.9 trillion while Year to Date, YtD return weakened to 6.0 percent.

Sell pressures dominated today’s trading session as investors booked gains from MTN Nigeria which dropped -1.4 percent followed by Guinness Nigeria -5.9 percent and ARDOVA -6.3 percent.

As a result, the NSE All-Share Index, ASI declined 75 bases points, bps or 0.7 percent to 28,449.49 points.

Activity level improved as volume and value traded rose by 9.8 percent and 44.3 percent to 326.6million units and N4.2billion respectively. The most traded stocks by volume were UBA (40.3million units), Zenith Bank (39.6million units) and Guaranty Trust Bank (38.3million units) while Guaranty Trust Bank (N1.1billion ), Zenith Bank (N800.9million) and Nestle (N479.9million) led by value.

Performance across sectors was lacklustre as all indices lost except Insurance index (0.6 percent) which was buoyed by price appreciation in WAPIC (10.0 percent). The Banking index lost the most, down 1.7 percent following losses in Guaranty Trust (-1.3 percent) and Zenith Bank (-1.2 percent).

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