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Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.

Alaafin: Traditional rulers working to end kidnapping

Worried by the security situations in the state and nation at large, a foremost traditional ruler, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has assured the people of the state that the security situation, particularly the spate of kidnappings will soon be nip in the bud in the next few weeks.
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Two policemen, chief security officer jailed for manslaughter

Lagos High Court, sitting at Ikeja, has sentenced two policemen, Corporals Moses Pour and Ogunremi Kehinde, and Chief Security Officer of Topflyer, Mr Igoh Emmanuel, to various imprisonment terms for conspiracy and the unlawful killing of 33-year-old Murisiki Abiola Abdullahi.

ASUU: Lecturers may go on strike, if government fails to address insecurity

Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on Inspector General of Police and Osun state Police Commissioner to address the rising incident of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers.
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Gunmen kidnap Obafemi Awolowo university lecturer

Adegbehingbe is a professor at the College of Health Sciences, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.

Governor Badaru, Rep Zorro bicker over Jigawa killings

The House of Representatives member representing Gumel, Gagarawa, Maigateri, Sule Tankarkar Federal Constituency in Jigawa state, Sani Zorro, has called for resignation of Governor Badaru Abubakar on the basis of alleged incompetency and highhandedness.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, flanked by Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu (left) and Deputy Inspector General of Police, Logistics and Supply, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu (right) during the IGP’s visit to the Governor at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja

IGP Adamu warns police officers against extra-judicial killing

The acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Adamu Mohammed, has warned police officers to shun activities that are not in line with the mandates of the force, especially extra-judicial killing.

We’ll miss lone PDP member in Lagos Assembly – FESTAC residents

Some residents of FESTAC Town, Lagos State have expressed disappointment over the defeat of Dipo Olorunrinu, representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
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Kadaria Ahmed: Abdulaziz Yari is ‘most useless governor’ in Nigeria

Kadaria Ahmed, veteran broadcast journalist and media entrepreneur, has accused Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State of not being useful to the people of the state in the area of security.
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House of Reps give last warning to Madonna University vice chancellor, others

The House of Representatives has warned the Vice Chancellor (VC) of Madonna University, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Edeh, till 9th of this month to appear before it or be forced to comply.

Kano elections: Governor Ganduje says his govt will not tolerate breach of peace

Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.‎
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Presidency keeps mum on President Buhari’s CSO removal

The presidency is yet to confirm the removal of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of President Muhammadu Buhari, hours after the story was broken by an online newspaper.
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President Buhari’s CSO to proceed on course

Indications emerged on Friday that President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the replacement of his Chief Security Officer, (CSO), Bashir Abubakar, who is expected to proceed on course.
(FILES) This file photo taken on March 22, 2018 shows a computer screen displaying the logo of the social networking site Facebook, taken in Manchester, England. Facebook took out full-page ads in European newspapers on April 16, 2018 to trumpet tough new EU legislation that promises "more data protection for you", as the company seeks to win back trust following a damaging privacy scandal. The new law, set to come into effect on May 25, aims to give users more control over how their personal information is stored and used online, with big fines for firms that break the rules. / AFP PHOTO / Oli SCARFF

Facebook’s privacy move: major pivot or headfake?

After building the world’s biggest and most powerful social network in history, Mark Zuckerberg says the future of Facebook is something else.

Governor Shettima: I’ll visit Gambaru Ngala without bullet proof car

Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno State, has dared the Boko Haram sect to attack his convoy when he returns to Gambaru Ngala on a campaign mission.
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NEMA denies calling Governor El-Rufai a liar over Kajuru killings

Mr Ishaya Chonoko, North-West Zonal Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has dismissed a media report in which he was quoted as denying that the killings in Kajuru, Kaduna State, did not take place.

Fake female army officer arraigned in court over alleged assault

A self acclaimed female Army officer, Mary-Jane Uwachua, 30, who allegedly assaulted two bank security guards, was on Thursday, brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Kwara PDP women protest against new police commissioner

Scores of women, who are also members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), at the weekend, protested against the posting of Commissioner of Police Kayode Egbetokun to Kwara State.

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Porsche gets 30,000 down payments for new electric car

Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.

Rinsola Babajide’s brace sends Liverpool to next round of English Super Cup

Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.