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Nigeria’s inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has said principal officers of the Nigeria Police Force will be sanctioned if personnel under their supervision is found guilty of the misuse of firearms.
Four cultists have been killed in Lekki area of Lagos as rival cult groups clashed, while the police have arrested two suspects in connection with the killings.
The President of the Nigerian Community in South Africa, Mr Benjamin Okoli, has decried the killing of a Nigerian, Mr Ire Chinello, by an unidentified assailant on March 31 in South Africa.
In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
A suspected member of Eiye confraternity, Leviticus Okon, who was arrested while on his way to kill a rival cult member, has said that the ongoing cult war between Eiye and Aye confraternity in the state is a generational war.
The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.
Suspected cultists have killed two corps members and critically injured another during an attack on their residence in Bayelsa.
Rampaging cultists have killed two active members of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) and a pupil of a private school in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital.
The Lagos State Task Force has arrested eight suspected cultists and miscreants who allegedly attacked one of its officers with cutlasses and broken bottles.
A 23-year-old National Diploma Accounting student of Auchi Polytechnic has been reportedly shot dead by gunmen in Auchi, Edo State.
There was pandemonium at Oba Akenzua Secondary School and Ihogbe College in Benin City when suspected Cultists invaded the school as one student was feared kill and many others injured.
Kalidou Koulibaly has reiterated his desire to remain with Serie A side Napoli beyond the end of the 2018-19 season amid reported interests from several European heavyweights.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.
An Upper Area Court I sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a student, Hamisu Abubakar, to two years in prison for stealing a wireless microphone from a Mountain of Fire and Miracles Church.
The births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five worldwide have never been officially recorded, says UNICEF. The Agency said only 30 per cent of births of Nigerian children below five had so far been registered.
Osun State citizens travelling home for Easter celebration will have the opportunity of free train transportation from Lagos to Osogbo, the state capital.
The Rotary International yesterday donated $5.7 million to aid the fight against polio in Nigeria. The donation was handed over to UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Pernille Ironside.
The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade-old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed the move forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content.