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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Saturday morning visited the scene of the explosions that rocked Akure, the capital of the State overnight.

Ondo governor advises residents to stay clear of explosion site

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged residents to stay clear of Saturday’s explosion site at Ilu Abo on the Akure-Owo expressway.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Governor Obaseki: EPM, others have resorted to using explosives to destabilise Edo

The Edo State Government has flayed allegations made by the former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Osagie Ize-Iyamu, over the rising spate of political violence in the state, noting that the resort to violence is the stock in trade of Ize-Iyamu, the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and their cohorts in the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM).
A suicide attack targeting a military academy killed at least five people in the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday, in what was the first major assault in the city in months.

At least five dead in suicide attack on military academy in Kabul

A suicide attack targeting a military academy killed at least five people in the Afghan capital Kabul early Tuesday, in what was the first major assault in the city in months.
A suspected suicide-bomber whose name was unknown was arrested on Sunday in Living Faith Church also known as Winners’ Chapel situated at Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.

Evidences emerge man ‘who failed in bid to bomb’ Winners Chapel a Christian

Evidence emerged to contradict the claim by the Christian Association of Nigeria that the man who failed in his bid to bomb the Living Faith Church in Sabo, Kaduna was a Muslim and not a Christian.
A suspected suicide-bomber whose name was unknown was arrested on Sunday in Living Faith Church also known as Winners’ Chapel situated at Sabon Tasha, Chikun Local Government Area in Kaduna State.

I attended Winners Chapel Bible school – Suspected suicide bomber

Nathaniel Samuel, the 30-year-old suspected suicide bomber, arrested on Sunday, February 1st with explosives at the Sabon Tasha branch of the Living Faith Church, aka Winners chapel, has confessed that he is indeed a Christian.

Suicide bomber kills nine civilians in Chad

Nine civilians died in western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives in an area targeted in the past by Boko Haram insurgents, the army and officials said on Monday.
Hong Kong police arrested four men after a raid that uncovered explosives and a pipe bomb, government-backed broadcaster RTHK reported on Wednesday.

Hong Kong police detonate pipe bomb made by protesters

Hong Kong police arrested four men after a raid that uncovered explosives and a pipe bomb, government-backed broadcaster RTHK reported on Wednesday.
The Police Command in Jigawa has said the ban on the use of fireworks, bangers and other explosives during festivities is still in force.

Police: Ban on fireworks, bangers still in force

The Police Command in Jigawa has said the ban on the use of fireworks, bangers and other explosives during festivities is still in force.
A 30-year-old man, Adolfo Martinez, has been sentenced to more than 15 years in jail for burning a gay flag that was flying at a church in the US.

Man jailed 15 years for burning gay flag

A 30-year-old man, Adolfo Martinez, has been sentenced to more than 15 years in jail for burning a gay flag that was flying at a church in the US.

Border closure: Goods worth N4 billion seized, 296 illegal migrants arrested

An end to the issues leading to the closure of the country’s land borders seems to be far from over, as the Federal Government said nothing much has been done by the two major neighbouring countries.
Hong Kong police fire tear gas toward protesters taking part in an unsanctioned march through the streets of Hong Kong on September 29, 2019, part a coordinated day of global protests aimed at casting a shadow over communist China’s upcoming 70th birthday. Hong Kong descended into a second day of clashes between pro-democracy protesters and riot police on September 29 as activists step up their nearly four months campaign ahead of the 70th anniversary of communist China’s founding. Nicolas ASFOURI / AFP

Hong Kong police investigate ‘homemade explosive’ found amid protests

Hong Kong police on Monday said they were investigating a suspected explosive device found on Sunday night amid violent clashes between protesters and police.
FILE - Children cleared of ties with Boko Haram wait to be released by the military in Maiduguri, July 9, 2018.

HRW: Children imprisoned in Nigeria on terror charges face brutal conditions

Musa, a 17-year-old living in northeastern Nigeria, has a grim story. He said when he was eight years old, members of the armed Islamic group Boko Haram attacked and burned down his village.
Investigators received a tip-off that someone was making and selling guns illegally. KABC

Over 1,000 guns found in Los Angeles mansion raid

Police and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) seized the haul at a home in Holmby Hills after they received an anonymous tip-off.
Sri Lankan Catholic Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Ranjith, gestures as he speaks during a press conference in Colombo. AFP

Sri Lanka Catholics turn to TV mass amid bomb threat

Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter suicide bombings that killed 257 people, a spokesman said.
Williams Akporeha

NUPENG: IMF’s advice to remove fuel subsidy is poisonous

The National Union of Petroleum and Gas Workers (NUPENG) has described the advice given by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to the Federal Government to remove fuel subsidy as poisonous.

Two killed in suicide attack in Borno

Two people, including a soldier and a vigilante, were killed when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in Borno state, military and militia sources said Friday.
Brazilian military police

Ten bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

At least 10 bank robbers were shot dead Thursday after Brazilian military police busted a gang trying to blow up ATM machines near Sao Paulo, officials said.

Two arrested for allegedly planting explosives on Ebonyi bridge

Two persons have been arrested in Ebonyi state while allegedly planting improvised explosive devices, IEDs, on Idembia bridge Ezza South Local government Area of Ebonyi state.

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Five passengers die in ghastly accident in Kano

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