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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.

Troops neutralise four Boko Haram members

The military said its troops have ‘neutralised’ four Boko Haram members in an ambush in the central part of Borno State while attempting clear the highway of explosives.

Mexican prosecutors recover 20 bodies in Jalisco

Twenty bodies showing signs of gunshot wounds have been found within one week in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, home to one of the country’s most powerful drug cartels, prosecutors said.

Troops kill 7, repel Boko Haram’s attack

The Nigerian Army has killed seven members of Boko Haram in a successful attack to repel rampaging insurgents in Gundari, Guzamala Local Government area of Borno state.

Moshood Salvador: Why Lagos PDP meeting ended in violence

The chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party in Lagos State, Moshood Salvador, has distanced himself from the deadly violence that rocked the party in Eti-Osa local council last Saturday.

Police nab chief priest for allegedly burying charm in Presco plantation

Police detectives have apprehended the Chief Priest of Ovre-Eku community, Delta State, for allegedly intruding and burying charm with live goat, hot drink and yam at the plantation of Presco Nigeria Plc in Orhiomwon Local Government Area, Edo State.

Four feared dead, six injured in Ogun as Customs, smugglers clash

No fewer than four persons were feared dead, while six others sustained gunshot wounds on Saturday in Ogun State as operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and smugglers engaged in a shootout at Ilara, in Imeko-Afon Local Government Area.

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Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

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Teleology takes over 9Mobile

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