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Her husband, Zakawanu Garuba, who died yesterday at Abuja after a brief illness, was being taken home to Auchi for burial when the widow, her three children and the aged mother of the late former Speaker encountered the gunmen at Kabba junction in Kogi State.
The Nigeria Police has debunked reports published by some media organisations and some social media platforms that a 47-year-old Olaoluwa Bolarinwa who was arrested in connection with robbery activities in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, was tortured to death by members of the Inspector General of Police Special Tactical Squad (IGPSTS) while in their custody at Itele area of Lafenwa, Ogun State.
“He is around. He came in today. He came with some Eagles players. They landed in Lagos (private wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport),” a source said.
A citizens and civil society initiative, “Kano against Covid-19” has expressed concern over the ongoing fight against the COVID 19 in the state.
Following the public announcement by the All Progressives Congress, APC, National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu that his Chief of Staff, Assistant Superintendent of Police, ASP, Lateef Raheem, died of COVID-19 complications, there has been serious panic among the residents of Maplewood Estate, Lagos Island, where the deceased lived until his death.
Worried by the waves of sudden deaths that hit Kano, the former governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal government to order an independent expert team to probe the cause of the deaths in the state.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised Governor Willie Obiano to expedite action and set up COVID-19 test centres across Anambra state to enable citizens to access the facilities to ascertain their status.
Egyptian police arrested a dozen people and fired tear gas in a Nile Delta village Saturday, as a crowd protested the burial of a COVID-19 victim, a security source said.
The commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Uchenna Orji, disclosed this on Tuesday night, after the executive council meeting in Abakaliki.
Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have been declared personae non grata at the burial of the parents of Nnamdi Kanu, their founder.
The police in Zamfara have confirmed the killing of 34 persons following an attack in Tungar Kafau and Gidan Wawa communities in Shinkafi Local Government Areas of the state.
When Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark World Teachers’ Day last week, Prof. Mathew Sule, Executive Chairman, Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), had one concern in his heart – the quality of education in Plateau’s primary schools.
The death and unsafe burial of a 65-year-old woman in Mangina in Democratic Republic of Congo was the critical event that set alarm bells ringing in the latest Ebola outbreak in late July, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
Thirty-four years later, Ellis Ndlovu still cannot bear to look at the tree in the schoolyard where Zimbabwean soldiers killed her son.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says the club do not have much room to manoeuvre in the January transfer window and may have to offload players before they can add to the first-team squad.
The Republic of Qatar has released $1billion to provide scientific equipment and build an ultra-mordern hospital for officers and men of the Armed Forces including the transformation of Nigerian Police training schools and colleges.
The International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) has alerted Nigeria, South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States, and 190 other countries of threat from organised criminal groups during the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, including fake vaccines and the theft of supplies.
Deputy President of Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has declared that the National Assembly has no power to replace the current constitution with new one.
According to the Daily Mail, Newcastle are considering making a loan move for Tomori, however the Magpies expect to face competition from other clubs domestically and from overseas.
The management of Plateau United Football Club of Jos says fans will not be allowed into the Jos international stadium to watch its preliminary first leg tie against Simba SC of Tanzania, Sunday.
Amnesty International is urging the United Nations Security Council to renew its arms embargo on South Sudan, saying violence, atrocities and war crimes against civilians have quadrupled this year despite a cease-fire and formation of a unity government in February.
The French government has dropped a controversial security bill that would have curbed the right to film police officers in action after growing opposition and mass protests against it.
Speaking to the Man City’s official website, he said: “Pep is really happy and we are really happy with his commitment to Man City for this next two years. He is already working hard as always, thinking how to beat the opponent. I am so happy to see him here…”
Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.