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Six in court over ‘armed robbery’

The state Prosecution Counsel, Mr Adeola Ayinde, told the court that the defendants and others at large, armed with guns and other dangerous weapons, robbed Funmilayo Agboade and Mutiat Gbolade of their cell phones and N92,000 cash.
PSG attacker Neymar has been forced to deny, through his lawyers, reported plans to have a major New Years party in Brazil.

Neymar to appear before Rio de Janeiro state prosecutors over five-day New Year’s party

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has been asked to appear before Rio de Janeiro state prosecutors “urgently” to answer reports he is holding a five-day New Year’s party for 150 guests.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest two ‘armed robbers’ in Kano

The Police Command in Kano on Wednesday said it arrested two suspected armed robbers who specialised in terrorising residents of Yankaba and Badawa Quarters, Kano.
An Ethiopian refugee who has fled the Tigray conflict, sends a message to her mother in Ethiopia through members of the International Committee of the Red Cross. ASHRAF SHAZLY - AFP

Hotline helps Ethiopians separated by conflict stay in touch

A shack covered by plastic in Sudan's Hamdayit refugee centre has become a source of smiles, sighs and tears for Ethiopian refugees, thanks to a hotline set up to trace relatives.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Niger, Labour on warpath as government plans more salary deductions

The Niger State Government and organised labour in the state are set for another showdown following the decision of the government to slash the salaries of workers by 50 per cent.
The Defence Headquarters says that troops of troops of Operation Accord have apprehended two suspected gun runners and eliminated two bandits in Sokoto and Zamfara.

Troops arrest gun runners, kill bandits in Sokoto, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters says that troops of troops of Operation Accord have apprehended two suspected gun runners and eliminated two bandits in Sokoto and Zamfara.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Nigeria, US, others meet on ISIS threats in West Africa November 10

The statement titled, ‘Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS meeting on ISIS threats in West Africa,’ read, “The United States and the 82-member global coalition it leads, remain fully committed to the enduring defeat of ISIS and its branches, which is critical to U.S. national security and that of our partners and allies.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 207 ‘bandits, rapists, kidnappers’ in Kaduna

Police operatives in Kaduna State say they have arrested 207 suspected bandits, rapists and kidnappers in the state in the last few weeks.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

Soldiers kill 12 bandits, nab informants, rescue two kidnapped victims in Katsina, Zamfara

The Defence Headquarters said soldiers on Operation HADARIN DAJI under OPERATION ACCORD, have killed 12 bandits and rescued 2 kidnapped victims in Kastina and Zamfara States.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

89 killed as troops battle bandits in Zamfara

No fewer than 89 armed bandits were killed by troops of Operation Hadarin Daji in collaboration with troops of 35 Battalion and Quick Response Group of 17 Brigade of the Nigerian Army during a special operation along Gidan Jaja in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Nigerian troops kill 89 bandits, rescue five kidnapped victims

The Defence Headquarters has disclosed that the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji have killed 89 bandits, rescued five kidnapped victims and recovered rustled cows along Gidan Jaja in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Oyo: Police warn lockdown violators against attacking officers, arrest suspects

The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has warned erring members of the public violating the dusk to dawn curfew in the state to desist from attacking police officers performing their duties.
The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Boves, France, September 18, 2019. REUTERS-Pascal Rossignol

Amazon and Instacart workers strike over safety and pay concerns during coronavirus crisis

Warehouse, delivery and retail gig workers in the United States went on strike on Monday to call attention to safety and wage concerns for people laboring through the coronavirus crisis.

Police arrest 185 ‘criminals’ in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police command has arrested 185 suspected criminals in connection with various criminal offences within the State.g
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 23, 2019 US President Donald Trump addresses the Turning Point USA’s Teen Student Action Summit 2019 in Washington, DC,. – President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported on August 25, 2019. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

Donald Trump: US will win trade war against China

The United States 10-15 percent tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods will take effect from tomorrow, with President Donald Trump vowing not to dilly-dally over it.g
Donald Trump and Xi Jinping

Donald Trump exempts Chinese cell phones, laptops, toys, footwear from September 1 tariffs

Amidst recession fears, the Trump White House trade office announced Tuesday that it would exempt Chinese cellphones, laptops, toys, footwear and clothing from a new round of tariffs going into force on 1 September.

ABU launches 32gb e-learning flash for postgraduate students

The Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria has launched a 32GB e-learning flash for Postgraduate Students to ease access to their studies, an official said.

Police arrest suspected illegal arms dealer in Ibadan

The Police Command in Oyo State on Monday said it had arrested a suspected illegal arms dealer.

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A Kano based musician, Sharif-Aminu Yahaya sentenced to death for blasphemy by the Upper Sharia Court of Kano has filed an appeal at the state high court to challenge his conviction.

Kano singer appeals against retrial for ‘blasphemy’

Kano musician, Yayaha Aminu-Sharif, who was recently freed of death penalty passed on him for blasphemy, has filed an appeal against a retrial for the same offence.
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Nigeria records 1,430 new coronavirus cases, 3 deaths

An update posted on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that on January 25, 2021, 1,430 new confirmed cases and three deaths were recorded in Nigeria.
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Italian prime minister resigns

Mr Conte survived two confidence votes in parliament last week, but then lost his absolute majority in the Senate after centrist ally and former PM Matteo Renzi defected.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Police: We’re investigating burning of Sunday Igboho’s house

The spokesperson for the police command in Oyo, Fadeyi Olugbenga, says the force is investigating the fire that gutted activist Sunday ‘Igboho’ Adeyemo’s house in the early hours of Tuesday.
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West Brom boss confirms Ahmed Musa interest

West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed the club’s interest in Ahmed Musa, who is a free agent.