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Police capture lions, tigers, jaguar after escaping from German zoo

The police on Friday caught several large animals, including lions, tigers, a jaguar after they escaped from a zoo in the Eifel mountain range in western Germany on Friday.

Official: Meat of sick, dead animals sold in Nasarawa

Mr Jameel Zakari, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, says some butchers in the state have been selling meat of sick of dead animals to customers.

Bollywood star Salman Khan bailed over antelope killing

Khan has denied the allegations throughout, with his lawyers arguing the blackbucks died of natural causes such as overeating, and that there was no evidence to suggest they had been shot.

Court jails 52-year-old actor for killing animals

An Indian court on Thursday jailed Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for five years for killing endangered animals on a hunting trip.

Amnesty calls on Mali to probe extrajudicial killings

Amnesty International on Tuesday called on authorities in Mali to investigate extrajudicial killings following the discovery last week of a mass grave containing six bodies.

Miyetti Allah kicks as police arrest 54 in connection to attack on Taraba communities

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on Sunday said the arbitrary arrest and persecution of its members by the police and the Takum Council Chairman, Hon. Shiban Tikari, was inimical to peace.

Chinese man arrested over N494m elephant tusks

The Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, has intercepted sacks of elephant tusks and pangolin shells with a combined duty paid value of N493.5m.

Train collides with four elephants India

A passenger train collided with a herd of elephants crossing the tracks in India’s northeast, an official said Sunday, killing four of the endangered animals in the high-speed accident.

CAN to bar members without PVC from attending church services

The Christian Association of Nigerian has said it would be compelled to make it a law for any Christian believer to produce his or her own voter’s card before being allowed to attend any mass or service.

Sokoto to probe pilgrim for illegal collection of money for sacrificial ram

A pilgrim from Sokoto State is being probed for illegally collecting USD 100 each from five pilgrims, for the purchase of sacrificial animals, the state Amirul Hajj, Justice Bello Abbas, has confirmed.

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Boko Haram kills 4, injures 6 in Konduga

Four persons were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram raided Tunkushe village in Konduga local government area of Borno state on Friday.

Nigerian troops kill 20 armed bandits in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it had neutralised 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
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INEC: No electronic voting in 2019 elections

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that there will be no use of the electronic voting system in the 2019 general elections.
Argentina's coach Jorge Sampaoli reacts during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. Croatia won 0-3. AFP PHOTO | Martin BERNETTI

World Cup: Argentina coach plots Nigeria downfall without Lionel Messi

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is reportedly planning changes for his team’s crucial match against Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.

APC Convention: FCTA apologises over ‘traffic inconvenience’

The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) has apologised for inconveniences caused the public by traffic diversion during Saturday’s National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.