Reports reaching NAIJ.com indicate that a mob has reportedly set Sterling bank in Apapa, Lagos state on fire after a mobile policeman attached to the bank shot a tanker driver dead.
PM News reports that the policeman shot a trailer driver who got into a scuffle with him when he refused to allow him (trailer driver) park in front of the bank since the entire Burma Road had been overtaken by indiscriminate parking by trailer and tanker drivers.
The inferno was said to have spread to a second bank nearby, forcing it as well as other banks in the area to shut down.
It was gathered that the mobile policeman had fired shots at the tanker drivers who as always had blocked the entrance of the bank.
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They all told the president the same thing: he needs to preserve the global nuclear agreement with Iran. The US agreed to remove economic sanctions in return for limiting Iran's nuclear enrichment stockpile.
Uncle Luke and other notable artists paid homage to Fresh Kid Ice , who was also known as " The Chinaman " on social media. Fresh Kid Ice , whose real name was Chris Wong Won , is known as one of the first Asian rappers in America.
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Police officer who shot and killed Minneapolis woman identified
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Is Square Enix game coming to Nintendo Switch?
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Disney Has Finally Found Its Aladdin And Jasmine
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Verizon partner data breach exposes millions of customer records
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Ivanka Welcomes Robotics Team From Afghanistan
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