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NMA decries attack on Rivers hospitals, demand probe

The Rivers NMA Chairman, Prof. Chizindu Alikor, while speaking to newsmen in Port Harcourt said it was unfortunate for anyone to contemplate destroying and setting on fire a place of care and called on the government and security agencies to fish out and prosecute those behind the wicked act.

NBC accuses sanctioned media outlets of irresponsibility

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, yesterday, insisted that the three broadcast stations recently sanctioned acted irresponsibly in their coverage of the ENDSARS protests and said is not going back on the sanctions.
Former senate leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has appealed to the attackers who looted his personal residence in Calabar to kindly return his “late father’s judge’s robes.”

Senator Ndoma-Egba begs looters to return late father’s judges’ robes

Former senate leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has appealed to the attackers who looted his personal residence in Calabar to kindly return his “late father’s judge’s robes.”
Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” predictably dominated the Asian Film Awards. The dark comedy, which won Cannes 2019 and four Oscars, added four further prizes on Wednesday, including best film and best screenplay.

‘Parasite’ dominates online edition of the Asian Film Awards

Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” predictably dominated the Asian Film Awards. The dark comedy, which won Cannes 2019 and four Oscars, added four further prizes on Wednesday, including best film and best screenplay.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate excuses security agencies from budget defence

Following the ongoing protests by youths across the country against the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and bad governance, with attendant burning and looting of property, the Senate asked Security Agencies to go and nip the crisis in the bud, rather than participate in the ongoing budget defence.
A Police officer prepares to fire teargas towards protesters during a anti-government demonstration in Luanda. Osvaldo Silva - AFP

Police arrest 100 over Angola anti-government demos

At least 100 people were held following violent weekend anti-government protests in the Angolan capital Luanda, a senior government official announced Sunday.
Goddy Jedy Agba

#EndSARS: President Buhari orders ministers to meet constituents

President Muhammadu Buhari has given a marching order to members of his cabinet to relocate to their home states for the purpose of dousing the tension created by the #EndSARS protests and the destruction of property by hoodlums hiding under the protest.

IPOB directs members to resume protests

The outlawed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) says its members across the country will resume peaceful protests from Monday, October 26, 2020, to ensure that all demands made by the leaders of the #ENDSARS movement were met in quick time.

Senator Owie: Our leaders lack compassion hence the violence

Former Chief Whip of the Senate, Sir Roland Owie, has said that the lack of compassion on the part of Nigerian leaders may have been responsible for the violent dimension the anti-police brutality demonstration assumed across the country with the invasion of caring away of palliatives for COVID-19 in several state capitals.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday.

#EndSARS: Lagos assemblyman earmarks N10 million relief for Fagba victims

Mr Temitope Adewale, a Lagos lawmaker, says he has earmarked N10 million emergency relief fund for victims of the EndSARS clash at Fagba area of the state.
A Lagos lawmaker, Rasheed Makinde, on Thursday, raised concern over bloody violence, burning and looting in Ifako-Ijaiye area under the disguise of #EndSARS protests.

#EndSARS: Lagos lawmaker raises alarm over violence, calls for help

A Lagos lawmaker, Rasheed Makinde, on Thursday, raised concern over bloody violence, burning and looting in Ifako-Ijaiye area under the disguise of #EndSARS protests.

#EndSARS: General Abdusalami urges protesters to withdraw from streets

A former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has appealed to the #EndSARS protesting youth to withdraw from the streets and prepare for dialogue and for peace, progress and political stability in Nigeria.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Landlord sets tenant ablaze over nonpayment of rent in Calabar

A landlord on Wednesday doused the room of one of his tenants with petrol and set it on fire, burning her to death over nonpayment of eleven thousand naira rent.
Far-right activists burned a Quran in South Sweden city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday.

Riots in Sweden over burning of Quran by activists

Far-right activists burned a Quran in South Sweden city of Malmo, sparking riots and unrest after more than 300 people gathered to protest, police said Saturday.

Antonio Cassano: Sex before match my biggest motivation

Most football manager will tell you that sex before match could affect the result of the match as the player or players are likely to be weak after burning energies under the sheets.
Nigeria Police

Man conspires with friends to kill, burn, burie girlfriend in Taraba

Taraba State police command has arrested the principal suspect of a conspiracy that led to the killing and burning of one female, Imbajuri Ambisi, in Taraba state.
A non governmental organisation, Search for Common Ground has called for mopping of fire arms in Kogi State.

Group calls for mop up of firearms in Kogi

A non governmental organisation, Search for Common Ground, has called for mopping of fire arms in Kogi State.
Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.

Burna Boy, Rema make Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list

Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.

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Five residents of a retirement home near the Italian capital Rome were found dead on Saturday after a suspected carbon monoxide leak, police said.

Carbon monoxide leak kills five at Italy care home

“Unfortunately there are five dead, then there are also five other residents in a serious condition and two care workers, a total of seven people in the hospital,” police told AFP.
A protester covered in red paint she poured on herself kneels in front of a heap of stationery and bamboo canes during a “Bad Student” demonstration outside the Ministry of Education in Bangkok on January 16, 2021, on the occasion of Teachers’ Day in Thailand. (Photo by Jack TAYLOR / AFP)

Thai students mark Teachers’ Day with paint-soaked protest

Students piled bamboo canes and stationery in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Education and splashed crimson paint on it to protest corporal punishment, one of several protests that took place across the capital on Saturday.
Asked about embassy reopenings, Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan told journalists in Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh, on Saturday the issue was just a matter of logistics.

Saudi Arabia to reopen Qatar embassy in coming days

Saudi Arabia expects to reopen its embassy in Doha in the coming days, the kingdom’s foreign minister has said, following an agreement last week that ended a three-year-old dispute between four Arab countries and Qatar.
Barcelona have ruled goalkeeper Neto out for up to eight weeks with a fractured left wrist.

Barcelona boss reveals Arsenal-linked Neto has asked to leave Camp Nou

Ronald Koeman has confirmed that goalkeeper Neto has asked to leave the club in the January transfer window.
Wendy Sherman, Joe Biden’s nominee for deputy secretary of state, was key US negotiator of 2015 Iran nuclear accord.

Joe Biden nominates Iran nuclear deal negotiator to state department

United States President-elect Joe Biden has nominated a key negotiator of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement to be the US’s next deputy secretary of state, the second-highest position at the State Department.