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Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute him as an adult. He faces 30 felony charges, according to a news release.

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police rescue abducted Philippino lady lured to Nigeria by supposed lover

A 40yr old Philippino lady, Irene Torento Panas, invited to Nigeria by a man she met online has been rescued by Operatives of the Enugu State Police Command at Neke-Uno Village, Enugu East LGA, Enugu State.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

DHQ: More terrorists surrender, others arrested in North East

Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have continued to surrender to the Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in the North East.
A former Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Onyekachi Monday Ubani, says President Muhammadu Buhari breached the constitution for failing to hand over to the Vice President while embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

Policy of coronavirus and 5G technology connection

The world was awoken from slumber concerning the global health challenge posed by COVID-19 pandemic not too long ago which was first reported in Wuhan in faraway China.
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Governor Abiodun: We’ll deal ruthlessly with criminals in Ogun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Sunday vowed to deal ruthlessly with criminals terrorising the people of the state.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue reads riot acts to criminals

Benue State governor Samuel Ortom has strongly warned all those involved in criminal acts such as armed robbery, cultism, kidnapping among others to repent and become good citizens of the state or be made to face the wrath of the law when apprehended.

Rivers deputy governor condemns raping, killing of women by pirates

Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.
The Managing Director of Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), Mr. Mansur Sambo, has blamed the Oct. 11 fire incident that ravaged Oil Well 18T, OML 20, Egbema west, in Imo state on pipeline vandalism.

NOGASA deepens partnership with agencies to tackle pipeline vandalism, product adulteration

Natural oil and gas suppliers association of Nigeria (NOGASA) has reiterated its commitment to partner with relevant government agencies to curb adulteration of petroleum products, pipeline vandalism and other criminal acts in the oil and gas sector.
Mohammed Idris Alkali, the immediate past Chief of Administration, Army Headquarters, Abuja, was declared missing on Sept. 3.

General Alkali: Nigerian Army hands 13 suspects to police

The Nigeria Army on Wednesday presented 13 suspects arrested in connection with missing Maj.-Gen. Idris Alkali (retd) to newsmen in Jos.

Samuel Ortom felicitates with Nigerians on 58th anniversary

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called on all Nigerians to sustain their faith in the corporate existence, unity and indivisibility of Nigeria even as the country faces so many challenges.

One killed, three injured in fresh Nicaragua violence

The deceased, one Jorge Gaston, died in hospital after being shot Friday, police spokeswoman Vilma Gonzalez said, attributing the killing to “criminal acts committed by vandalism groups.”

Stop promoting gangsterism with your songs – Police tell musicians

The Lagos State Police Command spokesman, Chike Oti, has said that Nigerian musicians should stop promoting gangsterism with their songs.

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Vietnam says looking to buy Russia coronavirus vaccine

Vietnam’s health ministry is looking to buy a bulk order of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine, state media said on Friday, despite global scepticism over its effectiveness and safety.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

House of Reps discover discrepancies in CBN, AGF presentations

The House of Representatives on Thursday rejected the presentation of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the $11 billion withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account for the National Integrated Power Project following observed discrepancies in its presentation and that of the Accountant General of the Federation.
The National Advisory Council of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) on Friday waded into the crisis that has ripped the association apart in recent months.

Council wades into crisis rocking Nigerian writers union

The National Advisory Council of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) on Friday waded into the crisis that has ripped the association apart in recent months.
Edwin van der Sar has revealed that Manchester United target Donny van de Beek will be allowed to leave Ajax this summer – but not on the cheap.

Donny van de Beek admits Manchester United, Real Madrid move may be off due...

Donny van de Beek says he is "proud" to play for Ajax and will not complain if he does not get a move away from the club amid interest from Manchester United and Real Madrid.

Dozens missing as landslides kill nine in Nepal

Multiple landslides triggered by torrential rain have killed at least nine people in Nepal since late Thursday, while 35 others remain missing, officials said on Friday.