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In less than 24 hours after suspected herdsmen attacked and killed 21 people during a wake in Dowaya village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State, the 23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, said it has arrested five persons, not in connection to the killings, but for allegedly setting ablaze a Fulani settlement in Demsa Local Government Area of the state.
The 23 Armoured Brigade of the Nigerian Army, in Yola, Adamawa State, has handed over two suspected drug traffickers in possession of 80 blocks of cannabis sativa to the men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), in Yola.
Chief of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has promised Nigerians that the army will not rest until terror group Boko Haram is completely eliminated and rendered ineffective in launching attacks on soft target.
The Brigade Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade Yola, Brig.-Gen. Muhammed Bello, and the Adamawa State police command had, on Thursday, paraded 17 suspects in connection to Tuesday’s killings in Gwamba which claimed the life of the state Publicity secretary of the PDP and former Adamawa state commissioner for Youth and sports, Sam Zadok.
Brigade Commander, 23 Armoured Brigade, Yola, Brig.-Gen. Muhammed Bello, has declared a total clampdown on the perpetrators of herdsmen/farmers killings in Adamawa State, saying the military would begin full deployment of its might in dealing with every dissenting elements causing mayhem in the state.
Former president Robert Mugabe will only be allowed to keep one farm in line with the government’s land policies, President Emmerson Mnangagwa says.
Egyptian prosecutors on Sunday charged two Coptic monks with murdering a bishop at a desert monastery, in a high-profile case that has shaken the Christian community in the country.
Two persons were electrocuted, on Sunday, when they were trying to fix a fallen television antenna pole at a club centre at Uruoj village, Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of compromising the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in a bid to work against it (PDP).
Apple has reportedly pulled more than 25,000 apps from its App Store in China that were deemed to fall foul of Chinese regulations. At least 4,000 of these apps were tagged with the word “gambling,” according to Bloomberg, while the 25,000 figure comes from state broadcaster CCTV.
Former Portugal boss Paulo Bento will coach South Korea over the next four years through the 2022 Qatar World Cup, the Korea Football Association (KFA) announced Friday.
The Jigawa State Ministry of Health, in conjunction with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), have organised a sensitisation forum to educate religious clerics on the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding by nursing mothers.
The presidency Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would return to the country at the weekend from his current 10-day working vacation in London.
Following the incessant killings being experienced in Ekiti State in recent times, the state police command has begun mass raid of black spots across the 133 towns to dislodge criminals.
Japan should do more for victims of wartime sexual slavery, UN rights experts said at a hearing on Friday, insisting Tokyo had yet to provide full redress and reparations.