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Lion mauls man to death after scaling zoo wall

An Indian man was mauled to death by a lion after he scaled the wall of a zoo in northern Punjab state, officials said on Monday.
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Official: Pilot made distress call on doomed Indonesian jet’s previous flight

The pilot of a Lion Air flight from Indonesia’s Bali island made a distress call minutes after take-off due to technical problems, but they were overcome and he pushed on to Jakarta.

Young boxers storm Abeokuta for GOtv Boxing NextGen Search 4

Over a hundred young boxers seeking to join the professional cadre have arrived Abeokuta, capital of Ogun State, for the fourth edition of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search starting today.

Governor Okowa to partner Lions Club on empowerment, healthcare delivery

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has declared intention of his administration to partner Lions Club in the area of empowerment and healthcare delivery.

APC: PDP can’t win Enugu in 2019

Few months to the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured that despite defections of APC members to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the PDP cannot win Enugu State come 2019.

Gotv Boxing Night 15: Ridwan Oyekola knocks out Price Nwoye, wins N1 million Best...

Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola emerged the best boxer of the GOtv Boxing Night 15 when he defeated Price ‘Lion’ Nwoye by a unanimous decision in their national lightweight bout.

Wema Bank drags fake staff to court for impersonation

The management of Wema Bank headquarters, Marina, Lagos Island, Lagos has dragged a 35-year old man, Joseph Olugbenga, who claimed to be a staff of the bank before a Lagos Magistrate Court for alleged impersonation.

2019: President Buhari chose not to be like Mandela – Senator Shehu Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, said the President decided not to be like the late former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela.

Swazi king’s eighth wife commits suicide

Swaziland King Mswati III's eighth wife, Ms Senteni Masango, has committed suicide, local media confirmed.

UNN to unveil laptop assembly line at debut science workshop

The management of the University of Nigeria (UNN) says it will unveil its laptop assembly line at an international science workshop that will be hosted by the university.

Police arrest 3 suspected thieves at Lagos court

The Police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos Island, Lagos have arrested three suspected thieves who allegedly jumped into the High Court premises at Igbosere Road on Lagos Island at midnight with dangerous weapons to steal.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.