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The suspect, Danladi Abubakar, said to belong to a notorious phone snatching gang, was arrested by police detectives of the Gwagwalada Division and found to be in possession of one sharp knife used for stabbing his victim and one Tecno mobile phone belonging to the deceased woman who is yet to be identified.

Police arrest phone thief who murdered his female victim

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested a man who robbed and killed his female victim after snatching her mobile phone at Kasuwa-Dere in Gwagwalada. The suspect, Danladi Abubakar, said to belong to...

NiMet, FAO strategise to combat food security in Nigeria

Bothered by the growing food insecurity in the country, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) yesterday hinted that it was collaborating with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) to strategise on best weather and climate services model to mitigate negative impact of weather to agriculture.
Christian Eriksen is carried off after collapsing during Denmark’s Euro 2020 match with Finland in Copenhagen. Friedemann Vogel-Reuters

How German emergency doctor saved Christian Eriksen after cardiac arrest

A German emergency doctor has described how he dashed from the stands to help Christian Eriksen after the Denmark midfielder suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark match against Finland at the ongoing Euro 2020 Championship.
Bandits invaded the Federal Government Girls College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State on Thursday afternoon, kidnapped many students and killed some policemen.

Unity schools old students condemn Kebbi abduction

Former students of unity schools across the country, under the aegis of the Unity Schools Old Students Association (USOSA), have decried Thursday’s attack on the Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi State during which scores of students and teachers were abducted by bandits.
Ghanaian sports medicine expert, Dr. Prince Pambo, who is a member of the Caf medical expert group, has explained if the scene happened at the venues hosting any Afcon match, they would be ready to handle it by giving the same level of care as was given to Eriksen.

Prince Pambo: Caf prepared to handle Christian Eriksen-like incident at Afcon

The 29-year-old Inter Milan player collapsed shortly before half-time in Denmark’s opening Euro game against Finland, but was awake and “stable” after being rushed to hospital.
The giant Olympic rings are seen through a tree at the waterfront area of Odaiba Marine Park, 50 days before the opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan June 3, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato

Japan to ease state of emergency, focus on Olympics spectators

Japan said on Thursday it would ease emergency coronavirus curbs in nine prefectures including Tokyo while keeping some measures, including limiting spectator numbers at big events, amid fears that next month's Olympics could trigger a surge in infections.

Femi Falana: No national law on grazing routes

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, and the Senate spokesman, Senator Ajibola Basiru, have opposed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to reclaim land for open grazing, saying there is no national law on open grazing.
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Security operatives take over Asaba, Agbor over ‘jihadist’ threat

Following the expiration of the 72-hour ultimatum on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, by faceless Fulani Jihadists handed to the Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, to backtrack on his support for the ban on open grazing across southern states, security operatives have taken strategic positions in the twin towns to avert any eventuality.

Delta JUSUN directs members to resume work

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Delta chapter, has directed all its members across the state to resume work immediately.
Top public relations official for Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has stepped down, the government says on Monday.

Japanese premier survives no confidence vote

Japan’s hard-pressed Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has survived a no-confidence vote by the opposition.
All England players are screened for possible heart conditions by the FA on a regular basis to try to avoid the situation that saw Christian Eriksen collapse during Denmark's game against Finland on Saturday, Sky Sports News reports.

England players screened for possible heart conditions on regular basis

All England players are screened for possible heart conditions by the FA on a regular basis to try to avoid the situation that saw Christian Eriksen collapse during Denmark's game against Finland on Saturday, Sky Sports News reports.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: ‘Kidnappers’ arrested, N1.3 million ransom recovered

The police command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it arrested kidnappers terrorising Abuja and recovered N1.3 million ransom from them.
Soccer Football - Euro 2020 - Group B - Denmark v Finland - Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark - June 12, 2021 Denmark's Christian Eriksen receives medical attention after collapsing during the match Pool via REUTERS-Friedemann Vogel

Denmark team doctor: Christian Eriksen was ‘gone’ after cardiac arrest

Morten Boesen Denmark team doctor says Christian Eriksen was “gone” after a cardiac arrest but medical test results have been normal so far.
Christian Eriksen’s wife cried throughout Saturday after watching the helpless body of her husband struggling before he was rescued to a “stable” condition in the hospital.

How Christian Eriksen’s wife couldn’t hold back tears after her hubby collapsed

Christian Eriksen’s wife cried throughout Saturday after watching the helpless body of her husband struggling before he was rescued to a “stable” condition in the hospital.
Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen collapsed to the field late in the first half of his team’s game against Finland at Euro 2020 on Saturday in Copenhagen.

Denmark give fresh update on Christian Eriksen following collapse in Euro 2020 opener

Eriksen fell to the turf in the first half of Denmark's Group B clash with Ukraine at the Parken Stadium in Copenhagen on Saturday afternoon, and subsequently needed emergency medical treatment.
Soccer Football - Euro 2020 - Group B - Denmark v Finland - Parken Stadium, Copenhagen, Denmark - June 12, 2021 Denmark's Christian Eriksen receives medical attention after collapsing during the match Pool via REUTERS-Friedemann Vogel

Fans turn ‘prayer warriors’ for Danish ace Christian Eriksen

Football followers across the globe have turned ‘prayer warriors’ for the Danish ace, Christian Eriksen who suddenly collapsed during the country’s duel against Finland in the Euro 2020 championship.
Christian Eriksen has been transferred to hospital and “stabilised” after collapsing on Saturday, UEFA has confirmed.

Christian Eriksen ‘awake’ in hospital after collapsing on pitch

The Danish Football Union added that Inter midfielder Eriksen was “awake” and set for “further examinations” after he fell to the ground with no other player around him during the first half of his country’s Euro 2020 opener against Finland in Copenhagen.
Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has ordered a reshuffle of the southern African country's top police brass to facilitate a probe into the killing of two protesters last week, his spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Zambian court throws out second challenge to president’s re-election bid

Zambia’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that President Edgar Lungu can stand for re-election in August, throwing out a second opposition challenge to his eligibility on the basis of the constitutional two-term limit.
FILE PHOTO - The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 28, 2016. REUTERS-Brendan McDermid-File Photo

What Twitter ban teaches the world about Nigeria

The Nigerian government thinks Twitter is the greatest source of its misery. After straining at the leash for months, it couldn’t resist swatting the microblogging platform with a ban last week.
The Boko Haram insurgency in Northern Nigeria is largely fuelled by youth unemployment and poverty, Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has said.

Nigeria’s president tells youth to ‘behave’ if they want jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari told young Nigerians on Thursday that they must “behave” in order to attract jobs and investment.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senator Lawan: Senate achieved 100% budget implementation in 2020

The Senate has said it acheived 100 per cent ‘budget implementation level’ in 2020 despite the challenges it faced.
The newly posted Imo state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Thursday, said that he would introduce visibility policing as well as reinvigorate community policing in the state to restore fully the security of lives and properties in Imo.

CP: Incessant crimes reason for arrests in Imo

The Commissioner of Police in Imo State, Abutu Yaro, on Wednesday, explained why security operatives were embarking on indiscriminate arrests in the state.

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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest school proprietor for ‘sexually harassing’ 14-year-old

The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen delivers a speech for the next year's municipal elections in an end-summer annual address to partisans in Frejus, France September 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/File Photo

French far right irked by election results, southern region in play

France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.

Somali Army kills 24 al-Shabab militants

Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.

Catholic Church seeks Nigerian government’s partnership to tackle climate change

The Catholic Bishop of the Abuja archdiocese, Ignatius Kaigama, has urged the federal government to collaborate with the church to ensure a clean and healthy environment for Nigerians.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, has sealed 15 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences.

Fuel marketers bewail extortion by DPR officials, threaten strike

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Suleja/Abuja Unit, on Sunday, threatened to embark on a strike action over alleged extortion by officials of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).

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“This will actually help in strengthening our relationship with Germany,” police spokesman, Frank Mba, said.

Police recover three truckloads of vandalised rail tracks

The Nigeria Police has recovered three truckloads of vandalised rail tracks and arrested five suspects.
Christian Eriksen has posted the first picture of himself in hospital since he suffering a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s Euro 2020 clash with Finland on Saturday.

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen discharged from hospital

Christian Eriksen has been discharged from hospital after a “successful” operation to fit a heart-starting device.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police: Abduction, killing reports in Enugu unfounded

The police in Enugu State has waived aside reports of abduction and killing Eha-Amufu community of Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of the state, describing the reports as unfounded.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Delta: Police urges residents to ignore threats of attack

Delta State Police Command has urged residents in the state to ignore the threats by unknown persons to attack Asaba, the state capital and Agbor.
Three construction workers were confirmed dead and two still missing on Saturday, a day after a school construction site partially collapsed in the Belgian city of Antwerp.

Three dead, two missing under Belgium school collapse

Three construction workers were confirmed dead and two still missing on Saturday, a day after a school construction site partially collapsed in the Belgian city of Antwerp.