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In a statement published on the UK Metropolitan Police website on Monday, it said, the trio, Kennedy Udo, 29; Michael Mgbedike, 22 and Emmanuel Okubote, 27, were all convicted by Woolwich Crown Court for a combined 40 years.

Three Nigerians jailed for drugs smuggling, firearms offences in UK

Three Nigerians have been handed 40-year imprisonment by a United Kingdom court for attempting to supply firearms and illicit drugs, officials have said.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits seize three-month-old baby, six others in Zamfara

Bandits have abducted seven persons, including a three-month-old baby, at Kanoma village in the Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Suspect: I raped my neighbour’s daughter only three times

A 40-year-old labourer, Sani Ibrahim, was on Tuesday, remanded in the Katsina Prison for allegedly raping his neighbour’s seven-year-old daughter.
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.
The head of Venezuela's feared secret police has turned his back on disputed President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.

Head of Venezuela’s secret police abandons President Maduro

The head of Venezuela’s feared secret police Manuel Ricardo Cristopher Figuera has turned his back on the country’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro in an open letter made public Tuesday night.
Northern Ireland police said that two men have been arrested over the killing of journalist Lyra McKee in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry, on Thursday.

Police arrest teenagers over killing of journalist Lyra McKee

Northern Ireland police said that two men have been arrested over the killing of journalist Lyra McKee in the city of Londonderry, also known as Derry, on Thursday.
Four policemen, attached to the IGP’s Special Intelligence Response Team, have been attacked by a gang in Ogoja, Cross River State.1

In Pictures: Car snatching syndicate members attack operatives of police special squad

Less than a week after the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, warned policemen to stop indiscriminate use of their rifles, four policemen, attached to the IGP’s Special Intelligence Response Team, have been attacked by a gang in Ogoja, Cross River State.
Dissident republican group the New IRA admitted on Tuesday responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during rioting in the city of Londonderry last week, in a statement to The Irish News.

New IRA admits to the killing of journalist in Northern Ireland

Dissident republican group the New IRA admitted on Tuesday responsibility for killing Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee during rioting in the city of Londonderry last week, in a statement to The Irish News.
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Group: Armed policemen should undergo psychiatric test

A NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, has reiterated the call for armed policemen to be subjected to psychiatric test “to save Nigerians from their unusual brutality.”

Thieves steal guns as police watch Champions League

Police in Kenya have been left red-faced after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended check-post as the officers on duty watched UEFA Champions League matches down the road.
An armed police officer stands guard outside the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch on March 29, 2019. – The remembrance ceremony is being held in memory of the 50 lives that were lost in the March 15th mosque shootings in Christchurch. (Photo by Sanka VIDANAGAMA / AFP)

New Zealand shooters back gun control after massacre

New Zealand will crack down on firearms ownership this week after the Christchurch mosques massacre that claimed 50 lives — and the Kiwi gun lobby, for the most part, is okay with that.
The President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte looks on as he signs the guest book next to his daughter (L) on September 3, 2018 during his visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum in Jerusalem commemorating the six million Jews killed by the German Nazis and their collaborators during World War II. / AFP PHOTO / GALI TIBBON

14 farmers killed in police ‘massacre’

Rights groups on Sunday condemned what they called a “massacre” of 14 farmers by police in the central Philippines as authorities defended the incident as a legitimate operation against suspected communist rebels.

Court orders alleged kidnap kingpin Evans to defend himself, as lawyers desert him

The ongoing trial of an alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, on Friday suffered another setback following the continued absence of his lawyers.

Police nab 10 suspects over alleged kidnapping, robbery in Niger

The Police Command in Niger State says it has arrested 10 suspects linked to kidnapping, armed robbery as well as unlawful possession of firearms and other crimes in different parts of the state.

Akwa Ibom elections: Police arrest 42 persons for electoral offences

The police in Akwa Ibom said 42 persons have been arrested for electoral offences in the state during the just concluded general elections.
military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles

New Zealand bans automatic guns, assault rifles

Almost a week after lone wolf terrorist Australian Brenton Tarrant killed 50 people in two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand is set to ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws.

Anambra elections: Two killed, 47 arrested – Police

Two people were killed while forty-seven others were arrested in Anambra in two separate violent incidents that threatened to undermine the electoral exercise in the state.
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)

Shiites: President Buhari will be defeated

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (Shiites) on Monday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari was on his way out of office.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan accused of making ‘political statement’ in missing Europa League final with Arsenal

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President Buhari summons Governor Masari over killings in Katsina

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday summoned Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katisna State over rising killings by armed bandits in the state.
Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

Alex Iwobi: I hope Tottenham loses Champions League final to Liverpool

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NEMA receives another 195 Nigerians from Libya

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The quantum of investment in the Nigerian economy by Chinese companies has hit $20bn, the President, China Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria, Mr Ye Shuijin, has disclosed.

CCCN: Chinese companies’ investments in Nigeria hit $20 billion

The quantum of investment in the Nigerian economy by Chinese companies has hit $20bn, the President, China Chambers of Commerce in Nigeria, Mr Ye Shuijin, has disclosed.