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The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Hoodlums kill police inspector in Delta, steal rifle

A gang of daredevil criminals stormed Ashaka community in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State in the early hours of Tuesday killing a police Inspector simply named Musa, burnt a police patrol van and carted away the Ak-47 service rifle of the slain cop.
FILE PHOTO - Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg attends a rally called Fridays for Future as part of the Global Day of Climate Action, in Stockholm, Sweden, March 19, 2021. REUTERS-Ilze Filks

Activist Greta Thunberg to skip U.N. climate conference in Scotland

Climate activist Greta Thunberg said she will not go to the United Nations climate conference due to be held in Scotland in November over concerns that inequality of access to COVID-19 vaccines will leave many countries unable to attend.
A Nigerian student at Oxford Brookes University, Richard Okorogheye, has been found dead after two weeks of searching.

Missing Nigerian student found dead in UK pond

A Nigerian student at Oxford Brookes University, Richard Okorogheye, has been found dead after two weeks of searching.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen kill Delta chief’s son, police orderly, kidnap another

Two sons of traditional leader in Orhuworun, Udu Local Government Area of Delta State have been shot by unknown gunmen.

Gani Adams seeks redeployment of Oyo police chief

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to redeploy the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Onadeko, saying the state was too volatile for such a “gentle cop”.
But Alok Sharma, UK president for COP26, the next global climate change conference to be held in Scotland this November, said emissions will have to be cut more drastically already in this decade to avoid disaster further down the road.

Britain: Countries must cut emissions this decade to avoid climate disaster later

Countries will have to start delivering on emissions-reduction targets during the 2020s, rather than later, to avoid devastation from climate change, the British president of the upcoming COP26 climate summit said on Wednesday
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly initiated talks with Max Allegri over replacing Thomas Tuchel next season, according to a report in France.

Paris Saint-Germain join UN effort to tackle climate change

French champions Paris Saint-Germain on Monday became the first French football club to join a special United Nations programme aimed at making sports more environmentally friendly in order to tackle global warming.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police demand prosecution of DSS operatives for murder

The Commissioner of Police in Osun State, Olawale Olokode, has asked the Department of State Services, Osun Command, to produce the DSS officers, who allegedly killed a police officer in the state, Rauf Fawale.
Popular Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu is dead. It was gathered that he slumped and died on Tuesday evening.

Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu passes on

Popular Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu is dead. It was gathered that he slumped and died on Tuesday evening.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police begin manhunt for killers of inspector in Rivers

The Police in Rivers State has launched a manhunt for the killers of a Police Inspector whose unit was ambushed and attacked by a faceless group of gunmen on Sunday night.
An Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Yunana Babas, is dead. Babas was in charge of Zone 8.

Nigeria police lose second AIG in three days

“The late officer is a fine gentleman, a patriot, and a professional cop who was very passionate about his duty to his fatherland. I recall the gallant roles the late officer played in some recent security developments in the zone.”

Ondo governor: My deceased chief of protocol was trusted, loyal, dependable

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has described Mr Tosin Ogunbodede, his late Chief of Protocol (CoP), as trusted, loyal, dependable and a very good man.

How Ondo governor’s aide, his driver died

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has described the death of his Chief of Protocol, Tosin Ogunbodede, who died in an auto crash on Saturday as a personal loss.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor condoles with family of his chief protocol officer

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has condoled with the family of Tosin Ogunbodede, his Chief of Protocol (COP), who died on Saturday, Jan.2, after an auto crash on Ilesa-Akure Road.

Ondo governor’s aide dies in motor accident

The Chief Of Protocol to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Mr Tosin Ogunbodede, on Saturday evening lost his life in a ghastly motor accident.
The Edo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for victims of SARS and related abuses has announced that it would review the petition brought before it by counsel to late Ibrahim Momodu, Barr Jefferson Uwoghiren, against a retired Chief Superintendent of Police, Carol Afegbai, on January 6, 2021.

#EndSARS: Edo judicial panel to review petition against retired police officer January 6

The Edo State Judicial Panel of Inquiry for victims of SARS and related abuses has announced that it would review the petition brought before it by counsel to late Ibrahim Momodu, Barr Jefferson Uwoghiren, against a retired Chief Superintendent of Police, Carol Afegbai, on January 6, 2021.
British actor Henry Cavill has expressed his interest in becoming the next James Bond now that the role is open after Daniel Craig finished his last Bond movie.

Henry Cavill: I would love to play James Bond

British actor Henry Cavill has expressed his interest in becoming the next James Bond now that the role is open after Daniel Craig finished his last Bond movie.
The streaming giant (well, everything giant) announced today that it has ordered a spinoff series based on its current dark superhero satire The Boys.

Amazon fast-tracking spinoff of ‘The Boys’ focused on a superhero college

The series is said to focus on the early days of Supes attempting to navigate the issues that accompany college (the parties, sexual adventures, and moral dilemmas) but turned up to 11, which is what “The Boys” does so well. Deadline’s report describes the show as “part college show, part ‘Hunger Games’” and that is pretty much all I need to know to get me excited by the prospect.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
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Dollar slips after political wrangling slows rally

A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki: How we’re winning fight against human trafficking

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration is making steady progress in the against human trafficking through sustained awareness creation and robust partnership with key stakeholders.
Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia souring on George Weah at two-year mark

Dominic Kpadeh heaves a hammer over his head to crack a half-tonne rock in a northern suburb of Liberia’s capital Monrovia, knowing his hard labour earns him far less than a year ago.

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INEC loses three staff in Borno accident

National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of the INEC, Barr. Festus Okoye in a statement on Monday gave the name of the three staff as Adamu Mohammed (Electoral Officer, Biu LGA), Abubakar Hamma Joda and Suleiman Umar (Assistant Electoral Officers AEOs, Damboa LGA).
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INEC: Inadequate polling units responsible for electoral violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has attributed the prevailing electoral violence bedevilling the country to inadequate polling units and population growth.
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CSO urges DSS to invite Isa Pantami for questioning

A civil society organisation, Concerned Nigerians, has asked the Department of State Service to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, for questioning.
Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away.

Ebenezer Obey: My mother never believed I could succeed through music

Veteran juju musician and national award recipient, Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi, has revealed that his mother never believed he could become successful through music.
Slovan Bratislava lost its appeal Friday against exclusion from the Champions League by UEFA after players tested positive for COVID-19 in pre-game checks.

Report: UEFA approve Champions League reform to turn the competition into a ‘league’

In light of the recent announcements surrounding the formation of the European Super League, the footballing world has gone into an absolute frenzy. With fans, clubs and domestic football associations all being divided and united on various fronts, there is pure chaos everywhere.

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.

Turkey issues warrant for 84 suspects over 2016 failed coup

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued detention warrants for 84 suspects over their alleged links to a network accused of orchestrating a coup attempt in 2016.
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Twitter: Nigeria remains Africa’s top investment destination – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said Nigeria remains Africa’s biggest economy and top investment destination.
A view of the Natanz uranium enrichment facility 250 km (155 miles) south of the Iranian capital Tehran, in this Maxar Technologies satellite image taken last week and obtained by Reuters on April 12, 2021. Satellite image ©2021 Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS

Iran says it begins 60% uranium enrichment following nuclear site incident

Iran has begun 60% uranium enrichment, the country’s chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi told state media on Tuesday, a day after Tehran accused arch-foe Israel of sabotaging a key nuclear site.
Paris Saint-Germain are making a move for Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero.

Manchester City veteran Kun Aguero sets terms for next club

Departing Manchester City veteran striker Sergio Aguero has set his terms for his next move.

Minister consoles with victims of auto accident in Akure

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, has commiserated with the families of the victims of auto accident on Airport Road, Oba Ile, in Akure.