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Nigerian national Tochukwu Nwosu swindles Indian police officer

The Delhi Police in India has arrested a Nigerian, Tochukwu Christian Nwosu who swindled a senior police officer of $1,309 on the pretext of sending money to his close friend in the United States.
Family members sit next to the burning funeral pyres of those who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), during a mass cremation, at a crematorium in New Delhi, India April 26, 2021. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India nears 200,000 coronavirus deaths, army pledges help

India’s coronavirus death toll neared the bleak milestone of 200,000 with another 2,771 fatalities reported on Tuesday, while its armed forces pledged urgent medical aid to help battle the staggering spike in infections

North Korea accuses UN of ‘double standards’ over missile launches

North Korea said on Monday that the UN Security Council’s position (UNSC) on missile launches by Pyongyang amounted to double standards that violated the country’s sovereignty and right to self-defence.
The Victims Support Fund (VSF) Task Force on COVID-19, has donated food items and personal protective equipment (PPE) worth N100 million to 2,211 vulnerable households and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Katsina State.

VSF donates WASH facilities to 3 public secondary schools in Enugu

The Nigeria Foundation for the Support of Victims of Terrorism — Victims Support Fund (VSF) has donated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) facilities worth N55million to 3 public secondary schools in Enugu State.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo governor restates his commitment to NYSC

Governor Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu (SAN) of Ondo, has restated the commitment of his administration to National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the State.

Witness: 56 sacked officers of NSCDC presented fake appointment letters

A witness, Mrs Obiajulu Obiageli, alleged that the letters of appointment presented by 56 sacked officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were fake.
A petitioner, Mr Ikenna Nwatu from Oruku Community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State on Thursday disclosed why the traditional ruler, Igwe Emmanuel Mbah, was allegedly murdered.

Enugu community crisis: Why traditional ruler was shot dead – ex-chairman

A petitioner, Mr Ikenna Nwatu from Oruku Community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State on Thursday disclosed why the traditional ruler, Igwe Emmanuel Mbah, was allegedly murdered.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu on Monday adopted Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as the new leader in the South East Zone.

Enugu governor imposes 12-hour curfew on community over killings

Enugu government has imposed a 12-hour curfew on Oruku in Nkanu East Local Government Area, following two community leaders’ killing.
An Indian air ambulance has made an emergency landing at Pakistan’s Islamabad International airport for refuelling, media reports on Monday said.

Indian aircraft makes emergency landing in Pakistan

An Indian air ambulance has made an emergency landing at Pakistan’s Islamabad International airport for refuelling, media reports on Monday said.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu on Monday adopted Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State as the new leader in the South East Zone.

Enugu governor swears in two ENSIEC members

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, swore in Barr. Anthony Ugochukwu Ugwunnadi and Barr. George Obiora Ani as members of Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC)

Hilary Clinton: Donald Trump conviction will fail only if jury includes his co-conspirators

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says an acquittal in former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial will only be possible if the jury includes his co-conspirators.
Myanmar's powerful military has taken control of the country in a coup and declared a state of emergency, following the detention of Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior government leaders in early morning raids Monday.

Myanmar police, military raid office of ousted leader’s party

Police and military personnel have raided the headquarters of National League for Democracy (NLD), the political party of the overthrown Myanmar leader Aung Suu Kyi’s in Yangon, reports said on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Enugu neighbourhood watch member dies in police custody

Enugu State Police Command is currently sweating over the death of a member of Independence Layout Neighbourhood Watch, Mr Okwudiri Ani, who was arrested and detained at its headquarters in Enugu.
FILE PHOTO - The logo of Amazon is pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru, India, April 20, 2018. REUTERS-Abhishek N. Chinnappa-File Photo

Amazon faces backlash from Indian ruling party lawmakers over web series ‘Tandav’

A local official from India’s ruling Hindu nationalist party on Sunday registered a police complaint against an Amazon Prime web series alleging it insults Hindu gods and goddesses, and threatened to launch a protest at the company’s office in Mumbai.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Two women nabbed for disfiguring 10-year-old house help with hot water

Two women, Nneka Ayaene and Chineye Okoh, have been nabbed by operatives of the Anambra State Police Command for disfiguring a 10-year-old house help, Chidinma Nworie Ani, with hot water.

Enugu community boils as traditional ruler is shot dead

The traditional ruler of Oruku community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, Igwe Emmanuel Chidebere Mba has been shot dead by men who claimed to be police officers from Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC: Promotion in Police based on availability of vacancies, seniority, merit not ethnical

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has debunked claims by the OHANEZE Ndigbo, that only one Igbo indigene was promoted to the rank of Commissioner of Police in the recent promotion exercise of the Nigerian police.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Crisis erupts in Enugu community as traditional ruler shot dead

The traditional ruler of Oruku community in Nkanu East Local Govenment Area of Enugu State, Igwe Emmanuel Chidebere Mba has been shot dead by men who claimed to be police officers from Force Headquarters, Abuja.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police commission dismisses four senior officers for misconduct

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed four senior Police Officers for misconduct and acts unbecoming of public officers.
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Enugu set to demolish ‘illegal’ residence of Coal City chancellor

The Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority, ECTDA, has obtained a court order empowering it to demolish an alleged illegal annex of the residence to the Chancellor of Coal City University, CCU, Mr Chinedu Ani, that blocked the thoroughfare linking Onoh quarters in Ekulu GRA to Oshimili up to Enugu-Onitsha expressway.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police commission promotes four new DIGs, AIGs, CPs, others

The Police Service Commission (PSC), has announced the promotion of four Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG), to the rank of Deputy Inspectors General of Police and thirteen Commissioners to Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG).
The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.

U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.

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Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun to benefit from federal government’s agric pilot programmes

This development was disclosed by the executive secretary, National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Paul Ikonne, when he led the management of the Authority to the office of the state governor in Abeokuta on Wednesday.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police: Jigawa records 35 rape cases in four months

The police n Jigawa State on Wednesday said they recorded 35 rape cases in the state between January and April this year.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

CAF, FIFA confer Liberia’s president with ambassador of inter-school project

In continuation of a three-nation tour by Dr. Patrice Motsepe, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which newsmen reported on recently, a joint CAF and FIFA delegation arrived in Liberia on Thursday, to hold meetings in Monrovia with the Liberian Football Association and government officials.

Iker Casillas suffers new ‘heart attack’

Legendary Real Madrid and Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas has suffered a new suspected heart attack that landed him in the emergency room.

NCC: 5G will positively impact Nigeria’s digital economy

The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, has stated that the full deployment of 5G technology in the country would have positive impact on Nigeria’s digital economy.

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that the aggregate domestic credit in commercial banks grew by 7.61 percent in October 2020, compared with 7.35 percent in the previous month.

Group laud CBN’s sack of First Bank directors

The Nigeria Ethnic Youth Leaders Council has lauded the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over the apex bank’s decision to sack some key board members of First Bank Nigeria (FBN) and First Bank of Nigeria Holding Plc.
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has thrown his weight behind the zoning formula which favours the south for the 2023 presidency.

May Day: Governor Masari lists gains of Katsina workers

Apart from various housing schemes for civil servants in the area, Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari, on Saturday listed various other programmes designed for workers.
Raiola is one of football’s biggest agents, boasting of managing some world-class clients such as Paul Pogba, Marco Verratti, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and of course the wonderkid Erling Haaland.

Manchester United edging closer to Erling Haaland transfer decision

Manchester United are edging increasingly closer to a decision on Erling Haaland. Though they’d love to sign the Borussia Dortmund striker, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also have several other transfer targets in mind. And much will depend on Edinson Cavani, whose future will soon become clear.

Segun Oni: I’m in race to rescue Ekiti from collapse

A former Ekiti State Governor, Chief Segun Oni, yesterday defended his aspiration to contest the 2022 governorship race in the state, noting that he was in the race to rescue the state from total collapse.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Nigeria’s secret police warns against inciting utterances

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned highly placed individuals in the society against inciting statements and utterances which can cause disunity or forceful change of government.