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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

14-year-old pupil raped to death in Ogun

A 14-year-old secondary school pupil, Fathia Ojewoye, has been raped to death at the Agbeloba-Oriyonrin area of Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Labourer bags two years imprisonment for stealing gas cylinder

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos on Friday sentenced a 19-year-old labourer, Gyang Raymond, to two years imprisonment for stealing 12kg gas cylinder and mug cups.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

One dead in Lagos gas explosion

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has recovered a body from a gas explosion that occurred on Monday at Alafia bus-stop, Orile Iganmu, while four other persons were injured.

Man in court for allegedly stealing rice, cassava flakes, electronics from ‘baby mama’

An applicant, Okorafor Uzechukwu, on Monday appeared in a Grade I Area Court Nyanya, Abuja, for allegedly stealing half a bag of rice, 10 measures ‘mudu’ of cassava flakes and electronics worth N146,700 from his ‘baby mama’.
Four persons were killed and five others wounded in a gas cylinder explosion in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia on Saturday, a firefighting police chief said.

Four dead, five injured in Cambodian gas explosion

Four persons were killed and five others wounded in a gas cylinder explosion in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia on Saturday, a firefighting police chief said.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 17 sea pirates in Rivers

Operatives of the Marine Division of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested 17 alleged pirates terrorising travellers on the waterways in the State.

26-year-old man on trial over N14.5 million theft

A 26-year-old man Matthew Edet, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly burgling his employer’s house and stealing property worth N14.5 million.

Gas cylinder blast kill 12 in India

At least 12 people died and several were injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded on Monday, leading to the collapse of a building in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Fire razes residence, stores in Kano

The Kano State Fire Service has said that fire razed an entire building at France Road, adjacent Zenith Bank in Sabon Gari area of the metropolis.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a ceremony to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the National Guard in Caracas on August 4, 2018. Maduro was unharmed after an exploding drone "attack", the minister of communication Jorge Rodriguez said following the incident, which saw uniformed military members break ranks and scatter after a loud bang interrupted the leader's remarks and caused him to look to the sky, according to images broadcast on state television. Juan BARRETO / AFP

Venezuelan President Maduro says he escaped ‘assassination’ attempt claimed by rebel group

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was "more determined than ever" after he escaped an "assassination" attempt using an explosive-laden drone as he gave a speech during a Caracas military parade.

Gas cylinder explosion kills 3 in Zuba

Three persons have been confirmed killed by gas explosion, while two others sustained various levels of injuries in Zuba community of Gwagwalada area council, at the weekend.

Nigerian Army destroys Boko Haram’s Camp Zairo in Sambisa

The Nigerian army says its troops destroyed Boko Haram’s tactical ground, Camp Zairo, in the ongoing clearance operation to dislodge remnants of Boko Haram insurgents in Sambisa forest.

Christmas: Troops recover 200 cows from Boko Haram terrorists

Troops of 3 Battalion, 22 Brigade, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Christmas eve, following a report that suspected Boko Haram terrorists carted away over 200 cows at Makandari Village in Kala Balge Local Government Area, mobilized a fighting patrol which pursued the terrorists to Beneri village.

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Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

FCT judiciary inaugurates digital court proceedings

The FCT judiciary on Wednesday in Abuja launched a digital speech recording machine and video transcription system for quick and efficient court proceedings.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue spends N36 billion on pensions, gratuities in five years – official

The Benue Government said it had spent about N36 billion on the payment of pensions and gratuities for the state’s and local government retired workers in the last five years.
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Lekki shooting: Amnesty warns Nigerian government against cover up

A human rights advocacy group, Amnesty International, has released a new timeline on the shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers in Lekki, Lagos, last week Tuesday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

DIG: We’re still collating number of policemen killed in South East

The Supervising Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, South East Geopolitical Zone, DIG Celestine Okoye, Wednesday said the Nigerian Police was still collating the number of policemen killed in the South East region, following the #EndSARS protests.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Woman, 55 others arrested for alleged looting of warehouses in Kogi

The police in Lokoja, on Wednesday, paraded 56 suspects arrested in connection with the recent looting of some warehouses and offices during the recent EndSARS protests by youths.