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Police arrest cemetery attendant with human skull

The Lagos State Police, Zone 2 Command, on Tuesday said it arrested a cemetery attendant and four others for being in possession of a human skull.

Two mortuary attendants, five others arrested over missing corpse

The Police in Lagos have arrested seven persons working as mortuary and cemetery attendants over a missing corpse in their custody.
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Muhammadu Buhari overrules late Idris Kutigi’s family, burial at national cemetery

President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the burial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi, at the National Cemetery against the Gugu cemetery earlier announced by the family of the late Justice.
Father Antonio Scudu, caretaker of Saint Stephen Church in the Beit Jamal Salesian monastery, looks at overturned crosses in a graveyard that has reportedly been vandalised near the central Israeli town of Beit Shemesh, west of Jerusalem on October 18 2018. (Photo by MENAHEM KAHANA / AFP)

Christian graves desecrated in central Israel

Vandals have torn down concrete crosses marking dozens of graves at a Christian cemetery in central Israel, a church official said on Thursday.

Two men caught in homosexuality act at a cemetery

The Kano state police command has arrested two men caught in the act of homosexuality in a graveyard in Kano city.
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Decomposing body recovered from Abuja collapsed building

A body has been found under the rubble of the four-storey building which collapsed in Jabi, Abuja on Friday bringing the casualty figure to three.

Man allegedly commits suicide after girlfriend dumps him for another

A Ugandan man, Able Anthony Ayinza, has allegedly committed suicide in Massachusetts, US, after hearing that his longtime girlfriend is now engaged to another man.

15 killed in Taraba communal crisis

The Taraba State Police Command has confirmed the burial of four persons on Saturday in Jalingo following a dawn attack by an armed militia on three Fulani communities in Lau Local Government Area of the state.

Drama as cemetery rejects corpse of man killed by lightening

The management of Ilorin Muslim Cemetery, on Friday, rejected the corpse of a 47-year-old civil servant, Mr. Salami Adekunle, who was killed by lightening in Oro, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.