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Man guns down in-law over wife’s alleged infidelity

An angry husband has reportedly shot dead his brother in-law over his wife’s infidelity with his brother simply identified as Pius, in Amukpe, Sapele council area of Delta state.
Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who was imprisoned at the Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years has finally been released.

Nigeria’s oldest prisoner regains freedom

Nigeria’s oldest prisoner, Pa Celestine Egbohuche, who was imprisoned at the Enugu Maximum Prison for over 19 years has finally been released.

Ex-President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others pay tribute to late President Umaru Yar’Adua

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago.
The Chief Whip of Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olafisoye Akinmoyede, has exonerated himself from the killing of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Temitope Olatoye.

Slain lawmaker’s family accuses Governor Ajimobi of facilitating release of suspects

Mr. Olajide Olatoye, an elder brother to the slain Oyo federal lawmaker, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), has accused Governor Abiola Ajimobi of the state of facilitating the release of the suspected killers of the late politician.

Police confirm murder of young man in Aba

The Police in Abia on Sunday confirmed the murder of a young man, Ugochukwu Mbadi by suspected hired killers in Aba, the commercial hub of the state.
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Man allegedly hacks brother to death over loan

The police in Niger State have arrested a 45-year-old, Idris Aliyu of Daka’agi village in Wushishi Local Government Area, for allegedly killing his younger brother, Aliyu Aliyu.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Kogi to devote sections of libraries to Pius Adesanmi’s works

Kogi State Government on Sunday promised to devote sections of its libraries to the Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi’s works and encourage literary clubs in the state to celebrate his life and accomplishments.

Parents protect 15-year-old who allegedly killed brother

A 15-year-old boy, who hacked his 22-year-old brother to death with a machete has been arrested.
Survivor Giuseppe Giordano (C-R) sits by the coffins of his relatives during a funeral ceremony on November 6, 2018 in Palermo, for nine members of a single family who drowned when their home was engulfed in water following devastating floods. - Nine members of a single family, including children aged one, three and 15, drowned overnight on November 3 after a river burst its banks in the coastal Sicilian town of Casteldaccia, submerging their rented villa in water and mud. (Photo by Alessandro FUCARINI / AFP)

Italy mourns family of nine killed in flash flood

Thousands of people gathered Tuesday for the funerals of an extended family killed in Sicily when a flash flood engulfed their villa during devastating storms that wreaked havoc across Italy.
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Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘I was no longer indispensable’ at Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he decided to leave Real Madrid for Juventus after sensing that the Spanish club’s president, Florentino Perez, no longer saw him as being “indispensable”.
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2019: Aisha Buhari’s brother, Usani Usani, Magnus Abe lose out as APC submits candidates’...

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Nuhu Ribadu; Senator Magnus Abe and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, have lost out in the nomination process for the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Rape victim’s abortion conviction overturned

An Indonesian Appeals Court has overturned a six-month jail sentence handed to a 15-year-old girl for aborting a pregnancy that resulted from being raped by her brother.

Man seeks justice over son’s death aftermath SARS brutality

The father of 25-year-old man, Hassan Abdullahi, has called on the Nigerian police to obey a court order to pay him N10 million compensation over the death of his son following alleged brutality by the operatives of the Special Ant-Robbery Squad (SARS).
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Saudi Arabia freezes trade, investment with Canada, over ‘interference’ in internal affairs

Saudi Arabia has said it is freezing all new trade and investment with Canada over its “interference” in the Gulf Kingdom’s internal affairs.

Prostitutes threaten to starve policemen of sex over incessant arrests

Sex workers in Anambra State have threatened to starve policemen who patronise them over alleged harassment and arrest of their colleagues in major cities of the state.

15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday.

Governor Tambuwal: Killings due to failure of leadership, preventable

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has blamed ongoing killings across the country on failure of leadership while noting that the deaths are avoidable and the killings are preventable.

Trial of alleged husband killer Maryam Sanda stalled

The trial of Maryam Sanda, alleged to have killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, was on Thursday stalled due to the ill-health of the prosecution counsel, James Idachaba.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC probes FIRS staff accounts over N1.2 billion fraud

As part of its investigation into the N1.2bn duty tour allowance fraud in the Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced a forensic analysis of the bank accounts of the staff members.

IPOB: Assaulting us abroad not solution to agitation – Southeast governors

The South-East Governors Forum on Saturday said the IPOB order directing its members to attack them anywhere abroad would not solve the problem of their agitation for Biafra.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

South East PDP calls for arrest of Senator Ekweremadu’s attackers

The southeastern People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack in Nurnberg, Germany, on former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu by suspected members of Igbo separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Policemen stand in front of the eatery where a waiter was shot dead by a customer allegedly angry at having to wait for a sandwich, in the eastern Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. Tiphaine Le Liboux-AFP-Getty Images

French waiter ‘shot dead over slow sandwich’

A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.

IPOB denies arrest of members in Ebonyi

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that contrary to some reports none of its members was arrested in Ebonyi State.