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School drop-out stabs Malaysia returnee-landlord to death in Delta

An Asaba-based landlord identified as Odiaka Moemeke, has reportedly been stabbed to death while attempting to separate a fight between a mother and his recalcitrant son.
Ayogu Eze

Enugu elections: Police killed supporter, not observer in my residence – Senator Eze

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state, Senator Ayogu Eze, has declared the man shot dead by the police at his residence on Saturday was one of his supporters and not an election observer as widely reported.

Oyo elections: PDP supporter shot dead in Ibadan

A young man said to a supporter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was shot dead on Saturday.

Malaysia denounced after critics of Egypt’s president detained

Human rights organisations have criticised Malaysian authorities for detaining four Egyptians critical of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi with the intention of returning them to Egypt.

Commercial motorcyclists, police clash in Abuja

Some commercial motorcyclists, popularly called okada riders, on Saturday clashed with some policemen in Kubwa, a suburb of Abuja.

Bizarre: Mob lynch man for allegedly consuming human feaces in Ekiti

A yet-to-be-identified young man was on Monday was lynched by a mob in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, for allegedly consuming human feaces at Matthew Street neighbourhood in the town.

Suspected armed robbers kill policeman, injure others in Rivers

Suspected armed robbers have shot dead a policeman in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, while others sustained bullet wounds. The incident occurred around Garrison axis in the state capital.
Paweł Adamowicz

Polish mayor stabbed on stage at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, Pawel Adamowicz, was left severely injured after being stabbed during a nationwide fundraiser late on Sunday, according to police and local media.
One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.

One confirmed dead, many injured as train derails in Lagos

One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Presidency faults Atiku Abubakar over Muhammadu Buhari’s absence at burial of 19 soldiers killed...

The Presidency has faulted the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, over his comments on the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari at the burial of the 19 soldiers killed by Boko Haram Terrorists in Melete, Borno State.

Soldiers caught on camera shooting, beating up traders in Lagos

Officials of the Nigerian Army on Saturday were caught on camera shooting sporadically and assaulting traders at CMS area of Lagos Island.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Amnesty International blames security forces for Shiite protesters’ deaths

The Amnesty International has blamed the military for the death of about 45 supporters of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) ,over two days, as they held a peaceful religious procession around Abuja.

At least 30 feared killed in Adamawa violence

No fewer than 30 persons have been reported killed as a result of a communal clash between two farming communities of Lafiya and Mamsirmi in Adamawa State.

Police forcefully disperse Abuja protesters

The police have forcefully dispersed protesters in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.

Seven passengers, driver killed as NSCDC operatives shoot commercial bus

No fewer than seven persons were reportedly burnt to death on Thursday after officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps opened fire on a commercial bus on Milikin Hill Road, Enugu.

Hindus recount massacre in Myanmar as mass graves unearthed

Rika Dhar watched as her husband, two brothers and countless neighbours were brutally hacked to death with machetes by masked men who stormed their Hindu village in western Myanmar and frogmarched the terrified inhabitants to the hills.

Armed robbers dispense free fuel to motorists in Katsina

Motorists along Katsina/Jibia road, on Saturday night, received free fuel at the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation mega filling station located along the road from armed robbers who stormed the station and later cart away the day’s sales from the station.

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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Sri Lankan security personnel walk past debris next to a dead body slumped over a bench following an explosion in St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, north of the capital Colombo, on April 21, 2019. – A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on April 21, killing nearly 160 people, including dozens of foreigners. (Photo by STR / AFP) / GRAPHIC CONTENT

Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka’s Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back.
An inside view of St Anthony's Shrine after the explosion. [Chamila Karunarathne-Anadolu Agency-Getty Images]

Death toll in Sri Lanka blasts rises to 207

The toll in a series of eight blasts in Sri Lanka on Sunday has risen to at least 207, with over 450 people wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said.
Bayern Munich’s Portuguese midfielder Renato Sanches (R) jumps for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs SV Werder Bremen on April 21, 2019 in Munich. (Photo by Guenter SCHIFFMANN - AFP) -

Renato Sanches wants to leave Bayern Munich

One-time wonderkid Renato Sanches has repeated his desire to leave Bayern Munich after another year in which he has struggled to break into the first team.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and Juventus’ Italian forward Federico Bernardeschi, both with their head covered in foam, joke and celebrate after Juventus secured its 8th consecutive Italian 2018/19 “Scudetto” Serie A championships, after winning the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Fiorentina on April 20, 2019 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo the future but Juventus need more to conquer Europe

Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
Queen Elizabeth

Five facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 93

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.