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Revelations from Farida Waziri’s new book

Former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Farida Waziri, presented her new book to the public in Abuja on Tuesday. I was privileged to have reviewed the book at the occasion.
The suspect, Godwin Iboro, was arrested last Wednesday when one of the young men he had brought from Nigeria reported the sudden death of a colleague to the Amasaman police.

Nigerian teenager arrested over death of fellow national

A 19-year-old Nigerian is in the grip of the Amasaman police following the death of one out of nine Nigerian young men he brought to Ghana to engage in illegal cyber business.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Boko Haram kills seven soldiers in Borno

A an eye witness at the battle front just confirmed in tears and trembling voice that soldiers of a particular unit just ferried the 7th body of a fallen colleague out of the battle arena in the last ten minutes.
He Jiankui in his laboratory in Shenzen. His gene-editing experiments in China caused global outcry. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Chinese scientist who edited babies’ genes jailed for three years

He Jiankui said in November 2018 that he had used a gene-editing technology known as Crispr-Cas9 to change the genes of twin girls, causing a backlash in China and globally about the ethics of his research and work.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Controller confirms inmate’s death at correctional centre

The Controller, Nigeria Correctional Service (NCS) in Akwa Ibom, Mr Alex Oditah, on Saturday confirmed that an inmate died in Eket Correctional Centre.

Tension in Akwa Ibom over prisoner’s death

There is palpable tension at the Nigeria Correctional Service in Eket local government area of Akwa Ibom State as inmates in the early hours of Saturday protested the alleged killing of their colleague.
Police officers stand ready near Paris prefecture de police (police headquarters) on October 3, 2019 after four officers were killed in a knife attack. – A knife-wielding man working at police headquarters in central Paris went on a rampage on October 3, stabbing and killing four employees before himself being shot dead, officials said. (Photo by GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP)

Hunt for motive of staffer who killed four at Paris police HQ

Investigators combed an IT staffer’s computer Friday for clues as to why he stabbed four colleagues to death at police headquarters in Paris, as his wife said he had been “agitated” before going on the rampage with a kitchen knife.

Ex-President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others pay tribute to late President Umaru Yar’Adua

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Lai Mohammed condoles with Hezekiah Oyedepo over wife’s death

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Friday condoled with Dr Hezekiah Oyedepo over the death of his wife and General Manager of the National Theatre, Dr Stella Oyedepo.
Mrs Iyabo Toluhi (nee Adesanmi), the elder sister of the late Prof. Pius Adesanmi, on Saturday described the death of his brother as a great loss to the family and community.

Kogi to devote sections of libraries to Pius Adesanmi’s works

Kogi State Government on Sunday promised to devote sections of its libraries to the Late Prof. Pius Adesanmi’s works and encourage literary clubs in the state to celebrate his life and accomplishments.
Nairobi attack

Kenya attack: 50 still missing after al-Shabab hotel raid

Fifty people remained missing on Thursday as Kenyan security forces searched for suspects involved in the brazen attack on a Nairobi hotel complex that killed 21 people.

Ekiti lawyers issue one week court boycott over killing of colleague

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association in Ekiti State have issued a one week boycott of the courts in the state, in protest of the kidnap and killing of their colleague, Adeola Adebayo.

Pandemonium in Benin, as drivers protest accident that claim four lives

There was pandemonium Tuesday morning, at Siluko Road, in Benin, capital of Edo State, as commercial bus drivers mounted a road block on the road, by Oliha market in protest against a ghastly vehicle which occured on Monday night and allegedly claimed four lives.

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Manchester United veteran Juan Mata has called on his teammates to be creative as he praised Anthony Martial after his goal in the 1-1 draw with Club Brugge on Thursday.

Juan Mata tells Odion Ighalo, other Manchester United teammates to be creative

Manchester United veteran Juan Mata has called on his teammates to be creative as he praised Anthony Martial after his goal in the 1-1 draw with Club Brugge on Thursday.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti launches open defecation free roadmap

The Ekiti State Government has launched Open Defecation Free Roadmap with a determination to enforce the One Toilet per household policy.
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Bayelsa guber: APC seeks review of Supreme Court judgement

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed an application at the Supreme Court, asking it to reverse a judgement that sacked David Lyon as governor-elect of Bayelsa State.
Shkodran Mustafi during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium (Photo by David Price-Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal fans compare Shkodran Mustafi to Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk

Arsenal fans have compared Shkodran Mustafi to Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk after a recent upturn in form.

Mary Odili: PDP restates call for Adams Oshiomhole’s arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday reinstated its call for the arrest of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly inciting the attack on Justice Mary Odili over the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Bayelsa State governorship election.