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Criminal records point to a significant rise in crime following the conclusion of the general elections. While some security experts have attributed the trend to the disengagement of the criminal elements from politically-related activities for which they might have been engaged during the elections, others have attributed the trend to socio-economic factors.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and Non Academic Staff Union on Friday urged the Federal Government to honour their 2009 agreement to avoid a total strike.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in a meeting with the governors elected on the platform of the party.
Aaron Ramsey will miss the chance to make his competitive debut for new club Juventus in their opening Serie A game against Parma.
Barely 24 hours the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), arrested 80 Nigerians for fraudulent activities, a global firm, Dynamics Intelligence, Friday shut-down its operations in the country.
Fernando Torres hung up his boots on Friday but was given a special message from former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard as he did so.
Frank Lampard has moved to highlight his admiration for Chelsea midfielder Jorginho and says he will bring essential qualities to the team this season.
Super Eagles’ star Wilfred Ndidi said he knew he would score in Sunday’s English Premier League game between Chelsea and Leicester City which ended 1-1 at the Stamford Bridge.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due in Paris on Thursday to meet President Emmanuel Macron as he campaigns for the European Union (EU) to drop its insistence on a guarantee that Brexit should not lead to a hard border in Ireland.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has welcomed “the reported probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the government of former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s $16 billion power project as an opportunity for the anti-graft agency to show that former heads of state and other high-ranking public officials are not immune from investigation and prosecution for allegations of grand corruption in Nigeria.”
Four out of the five surviving police officers shot by soldiers of 93 Battalion Ibi, on the orders of their Commanding Officer Captain Balarabe Tijani, have been discharged from hospital.