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Unknown gunmen on Tuesday night, killed a pregnant woman at Rigachikun, a suburb of Kaduna metropolis.

Gunmen kill commissioner’s brother, one other beheaded in Ibadan

A 45-year-old, Isaac Orisadeyi Adedokun, younger brother to the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters in Oyo state, Mrs Funmilayo Orisadeyi, has been shot dead on Tuesday evening along Nihort-Idi-isin, Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
The trial of suspected internet fraudster Ismaila Mustapha alias Mompha started today while he was admitted to bail.

Court fixes date for ruling in Mompha’s ‘no case submission’

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Wednesday, further adjourned until December 9, to rule on a no-case submission filed by internet celebrity Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, standing trial for alleged N32.9 billion fraud.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Motorcyclist ‘stabs’ tricycle operators’ leader to death in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has launched manhunt for a motorcyclist, who allegedly killed the Deputy Chairman, Tricycle Owners and Operators’ Association of Nigeria (TOOAN) in Ejigbo, Oke Musbau.
DELTA State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, Monday released funds to affected local government areas to purchase food items for the affected communities as part of an effort to cushion the effect of their sufferings.

SERAP wins round one in battle to compel Delta governor, UBEC to account for...

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing details of how Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) funds are disbursed and spent by the Delta State Government may soon have some answers, as Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has won the latest round in the legal battle to compel Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and UBEC to publish spending details of the funds collected for primary schools in the state, and the locations of projects carried out between 2015 and 2019.

#EndSARS: Group drags Femi Falana to ICC over protest

A criminal complaint has been filed against Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Hague, for “alleged incitement to violence during and after the #EndSARS protests.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest sergeant for ‘shooting’ lover

The police in Lagos State have arrested Eze Aiwansone, a sergeant, who allegedly shot his girlfriend in Ikeja area of Lagos.
A Zuba Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Senator Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker charged for allegedly assaulting a nursing mother in a sex toy shop in Abuja.

Court slams N50 million against Senator Abbo for slapping woman in sex toy

A Federal High Court in Abuja has Monday ordered Senator Elisha Abbo, PDP, Adamawa North, who slapped a nursing mother repeatedly at a sex toy shop on May 11, 2019 to pay the sum of fifty million naira (N50), to Osimibibra Warmate for assault.
For the umpteenth time, Neo tried fixing his relationship with Vee after a fight that saw him calling off the affair.

#BBNaija: Neo begs Vee after calling off relationship

For the umpteenth time, Neo tried fixing his relationship with Vee after a fight that saw him calling off the affair.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Family seeks justice over policeman killed by soldiers

Relatives of a policeman who died from an assault suffered in the hands of military guards at a company in Eleme, Rivers State, have expressed worry over perceived lack of concern by the police and military authorities on the matter nine days after.
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Man bags 24 years imprisonment for money laundering

Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State, on Monday convicted Raphael Ayomide Davies of money laundering, and sentenced him to 24 years imprisonment.

Man sentenced to death by hanging for killing neighbor during political argument

A High Court sitting in Kano State has sentenced one Yakubu Dalha to death by hanging for killing neighbour, Zakariyau Bala a.k.a Dangote during political argument.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa guber: Armed thugs fight over voting materials distribution in Otueke

Some youths suspected to be political thugs were involved in a heated argument over the movement of voting materials to various polling units in Otueke, Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa State.
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Serena Williams fined $17,000 for US Open final code violations

Serena Williams has been penalised for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended argument as the US Open women’s final descended into chaos, with fans booing and play delayed before Naomi Osaka wrapped up a 6-2, 6-4 victory for her first Grand Slam title.

Why Nigeria did not declare Fulani herdsmen as terrorists – minister

Nigeria did not designate marauding Fulani herdsmen as terrorists despite being responsible for hundreds of death and destruction of properties because their activities were criminal and not terror-related, the minister of information said on Wednesday.

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PEAC: Nigeria lost $10.3 billion to armed insurgency in 2020

The activities of banditry, Boko Haram insurgency, farmers-herdsmen conflict, separatist agitation and organised violent groups, among others, cost the federation a whopping sum of $10.3 billion in 2020, the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) has disclosed.
North Korea have pulled out of next month’s qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Asian Football Confederation said Sunday.

Qatar 2022: North Korea pull out of World Cup qualifiers

North Korea have pulled out of next month’s qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Asian Football Confederation said Sunday.
Nigerian singer Peter Okoye of the defunct music group, Psquare, has congratulated Chelsea despite their 1-0 loss to Leicester City in the Final of the FA Cup on Saturday.

Peter Okoye: I’m proud of Chelsea despite losing FA Cup to Leicester City

Nigerian singer Peter Okoye of the defunct music group, Psquare, has congratulated Chelsea despite their 1-0 loss to Leicester City in the Final of the FA Cup on Saturday.
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Official: Lagos government’s investment in education paying off

The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s investment in the education sector has begun to yield positive result.
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West Ham boss won’t rule out re-signing Marko Arnautovic

Reports have surfaced linking forward Arnautovic, who thrived under Moyes during his first spell in charge of West Ham, with a return to the club.

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Greenfield: Parents panic as abductors of Kaduna students cut contact

Parents of the remaining 16 abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna State, have been thrown into further confusion, following the decision of the kidnappers to cut further communications with them.
The UK medical regulator said Saturday that out of 30 people who suffered blood clots after receiving the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, seven have died.

CDC: People vaccinated against coronavirus can go without masks indoors, outdoors

People fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors, except under certain circumstances, the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.
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Tottenham make contact with Roberto Martinez

According to Football Insider, the 47-year-old is on the London club’s shortlist to replace Jose Mourinho and Martinez is keen on the job.

OPC: We’re ready to protect our people

Worried by the spate of banditry and kidnapping for ransom in some parts of Ogun State and perceived inability of the security agencies to stem the tide, the chapter of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) on Tuesday disclosed its readiness to protect all Oodua sons and daughters from the marauders threatening people’s lives and peace in the State.
The Northern Governors Forum says the current system of open grazing, operated by herders in the country, is no longer sustainable.

Anglican Bishop: Criticisms against open grazing ban selfish, primitive

The Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Oru in Imo State, Rt. Rev. Godffrey Chukwunenye has hit out at those criticising the southern governors’ ban on open grazing and support for restructuring, saying that such criticisms were selfish and primitive.