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Gunmen abduct three travellers in Delta

Three interstate travellers have been abducted by gunmen suspected herdsmen along Okpavuerhe-Olomu Road in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta state last week.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Police comb Edo forest for kidnapped APC chieftain

The Edo police commissioner, Lawan Jimeta, has reportedly deployed its operatives to Ogbese, Okada forests in search of kidnapped chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Presley Ediagbonya.

Terrorists attack Niger military base, scores killed

A military outpost in Niger’s Diffa region that has long been a target of jihadist fighters came under major attack overnight, local sources said on Tuesday, with an unknown number of troops killed.
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NDLEA on manhunt for gunmen who killed its officer in Imo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Imo command, said it would ensure it brought to justice suspected gunmen who killed its officer on duty.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Kidnapped Edo APC chieftain found dead

The lifeless body of a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Mr. Presley Ediagbonya, was on Monday discovered, two days after he was abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers.
Lesotho troops deployed by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane withdrew from the capital's streets on Sunday in a showdown between the octogenerian leader and opponents demanding his resignation.

Lesotho’s prime minister resigns

Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane has announced he will step down following months of pressure after he was named as a suspect in the murder of his ex-wife.

Gunmen kill three herdsmen, nine cows in Kogi

Three Fulani herdsmen including nine cows have been reported killed in Egume, Dekina local government council of Kogi State by yet to be identified gunmen.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm abduction of Benue businessman

The Police Command in Benue on Sunday confirmed the abduction of Mr. Emmanuel Nwankwo, a businessman.

Gunmen kill Jos university lecturer, kidnap daughter

Gunmen attacked the University of Jos Staff Quarters on Friday night shot dead a lecturer identified as Dr Nendi Drengkat.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Gunmen kill three in Kogi

Gunmen have reportedly killed no fewer than three persons in Egume in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State.
Gunmen have stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, where the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres - MSF) runs a maternity clinic, officials said.

Gunmen storm Afghan hospital

Gunmen have stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, where the medical charity Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres - MSF) runs a maternity clinic, officials said.
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Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa council chairman’s father

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped Elder Napoleon Alali, the 81-year-old father of Sagbama Local Government Council Chairman in Bayelsa State.
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Gunmen abduct radio presenter in Abia

Gunmen on Monday night abducted a female on-air presenter, Chinenye Iwuoha, working with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Pacesetter FM, Umuahia, Abia State capital.
Lesotho's Thomas Thabane speaks during an interview with Reuters at State House in the capital Maseru, file. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko-File Photo

Lesotho’s murdered first lady agreed to divorce on day she died – sources

Hours before she was shot dead on the outskirts of the capital, Lesotho’s former first lady, Lipolelo Thabane, made a surprising decision.
Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Olabode Folorunso, who was abducted by unknown gunmen last week has regained his freedom from his abductors.

Kidnapped Ekiti commissioner freed by abductors

Ekiti State Commissioner for Agriculture, Chief Olabode Folorunso, who was abducted by unknown gunmen last week has regained his freedom from his abductors.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police confirm abduction of traditional ruler in Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa on Saturday confirmed the abduction of Abdullahi Magaji, the “Aron Akye” of Ugah, a Second-Class traditional ruler in the state.

Gunmen kill civil defence officer in Benue

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have killed an Inspector with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) in Benue State.

Gunmen kill nine people in Plateau attack

Gunmen on Wednesday killed nine civilians in an attack on a village in Plateau, said police, in what one politician describe as the latest outburst of intercommunal violence.

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