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221 detained for online gun sales in north China

Police in north China’s Hebei Province have caught 221 suspects, seized 303 guns and over 30,000 bullets in a crackdown on illegal online gun trade, the provincial public security department said on Wednesday.
Sudanese protesters gather near the military headquarters in Khartoum as they continue to rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy one day after a military council took control of the country, on April 12, 2019. – Sudanese protesters angry that army commanders have taken control after removing veteran president Omar al-Bashir in a palace coup defied a night-time curfew to keep up four months of mass demonstrations today. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan Police: 16 killed by stray bullets at protests and sit-ins

At least 16 people were killed and 20 others injured by stray bullets at protests and sit-ins on Thursday and Friday, a Sudanese police spokesman said in a statement on Saturday as the nation waited to hear from its newly appointed leader.
Protesters Attack Cameroonian Embassy in Paris, Destroys Paul Biya's Portrait

Anti-Paul Biya protesters invade Cameroon embassy in Paris

Some 50 protesters opposed to Cameroon's President Paul Biya broke into the country's Paris embassy, vandalising portraits of him, witnesses said Sunday.

Uber driver pleads guilty to killing six people in US shooting spree

An Uber driver who went on a shooting spree that killed six people in the Midwestern US state of Michigan pleaded guilty to all charges Monday.
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How suspected armed robbers killed Alex Badeh in Nasarawa

The former Chief of Defense Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh was in his Toyota Tundra truck with registration number MUB 396 AA when he was shot by some unknown gunmen at a location in Gitata community on Keffi-Bade road, Nasarawa State.
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Two dead at rally for DR Congo opposition candidate

Two supporters of a Democratic Republic of Congo opposition presidential candidate were killed in clashes with police at a rally on Tuesday, a local human rights organisation said, as tensions rise just 12 days before a crucial election.
Nigerian troops rallied to flush out Boko Haram rag tag forces in Guzamala

Residents: How we survived Boko Haram attack on military base, Gudumbali

Survivors of Saturday’s attack by Boko Haram in Gudumbali, Guzamala Local Government Area in Borno, have recounted their near death ordeal during the incident.

Police denies gunmen attack on Anambra church

The Anambra State Police Command on Friday denied reported shooting incident of any kind in Anambra State targeted at a pastor or any church as reported in some national dailies.
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Police deny assassination attempt on Senator Melaye, summon him

The Kogi State Police Command has summoned Senator Dino Melaye to report at the State Criminal and Investigation Department after his armed guards fired on a team of policemen on patrol duties in the state.

PDP: We are solidly behind Governor Fayose

Members of the State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti State, have said they are solidly behind Governor Ayodele Fayose and that at no time did the governor plan to trade away the candidacy of the PDP candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.

Shooting: I am recuperating – Ex-Rep Bamidele

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has dispelled the insinuation that he had been in coma since Friday evening when he was hit by bullets at a rally organised for Dr Kayode Fayemi by the party.

Facts about Kremlin critics murdered in Ukraine

Kiev on Wednesday admitted staging the murder of anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko in an elaborate operation by its security services to thwart an alleged Russian plot to kill him.

Nigerian Army takes delivery of ammunition to boost fight against terrorism

The Nigerian Army on Thursday took delivery of different calibres of ammunition to boost the fight against terrorism and other forms of criminality across the country.

Italian referees’ chief warns over growing number of threats to officials

The head of the Italian Referees' Association (AIA) has warned of a growing number of attacks and threats to officials and called for action to be taken.

Policemen kill 55-year-old during raid on Lagos market

Bullets fired by policemen attached to the Federal Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Ikoyi, Lagos State, have sent a 55-year-old man, Samsudeen Adisa, to an early grave.

Police nab 64-year-old for allegedly supplying guns, bullets to robbers

A 64-year-old man, Zebulus Chiekezie, from Umukegwu-Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State has been arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for allegedly selling guns and bullets to armed robbers in the state.

Why there are many illegal firearms in Nigeria – expert

A front-line security consultant and former British police officer, Vince Onyekwelu, has said the recent seizure of arms, especially pump-action rifles, by the Nigerian Customs Service, paints a worrisome picture.

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Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My administration will be hardworking

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.