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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.

Police parade six suspected kidnappers of wife of Appeal Court’s judge, 27 others in...

The Cross River State Police Command on Thursday paraded 6 kidnap suspects of the wife of appeal Court Judge, Justice Ignatius Agube and 28 others for Cultism, piracy and sundry crimes.g
Azerbaijan Premier League club Neftçi Peşəkar Futbol Klubu has announced the signing of Yusuf Lawal on a free transfer.

Azerbaijan club Neftçi sign Yusuf Lawal on free transfer

Neftçi Peşəkar Futbol Klubu beat off competition from three Turkish clubs to sign the enterprising forward.
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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The national Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, four state governors led by the Jigawa Governor and Chairman of the APC Governorship campaign council for Bayelsa, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio and others Tuesday rallied support for Chief David Lyon, APC candidate for the Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: APC ends campaign rallies, declares PDP history

Speaking at the grand rally of the party held at the Oxbow Lake Pavilion in Yenagoa, the APC leadership mocked the PDP led administration for failing the state.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Kano zoo’s stray lion returned to cage

The stray lion at the Kano Zoological Garden returned to its cage in the night without the assistance of the Abuja National Park experts who arrived Kano on Sunday.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.

Lion captured after escape from Kano zoo cage

After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

Panic as three lions raid village in southern Tanzania

At least three lions from the Selous Game Reserve on Monday raided a village in southern Tanzania, causing villagers sleepless nights, a civic leader said.
The Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church worldwide, David Oyedepo has placed curses on alleged Fulani herdsmen who killed one of his pastors, Jeremiah Omolewa.

Bishop Oyedepo curses ‘herdsmen’ who killed Living Faith pastor

The Presiding Bishop, Living Faith Church worldwide, David Oyedepo, has placed curses on alleged Fulani herdsmen who killed one of his pastors, Jeremiah Omolewa.

Senators lament worsening insecurity in Zamfara, allocate N10 billion to IDPs

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to make N10 billion available in the 2019 budget to cater for the internally displaced and other persons affected by the activities of bandits in Zamfara State.

BDC agent lands in prison over alleged $3,300 theft

The Police at the Lion Building Division, Lagos Island, Lagos have arrested a 50-year old Bureau De Change agent operating at Bristol area of Martins Street, Oseni Saddam, for allegedly stealing the sum of $3,300 equivalent to N1,152,000 belonging to his business partner, Yakubu Idris.

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.

Police arrests top football TV presenter for robbery

One of Belgium’s top football TV presenters, Stephane Pauwels has been arrested as part of a police probe into a series of armed robberies.

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.

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Nigeria bars Emirates Airlines flights

The Federal Government says Emirates Airlines has been included in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is fast becoming an NBA legend.

Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP for second consecutive year

Giannis Antetokounmpo is fast becoming an NBA legend.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers Reps member dumps PDP for APC, rejects Governor Wike’s SUV

Chisom Dike, the member of the House of Representatives for Tai-Oyigbo-Eleme Federal Constituency, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
The Adamawa government has announced the passing of Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri’s mother, Hajia Fatimah Umaru at the age of 68.

Adamawa R-PDP members ditch Umar Ardo for Governor Fintiri as state excos defect to...

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has Friday received the entire state and local government excos of the r-PDP who shifted their loyalty from their Dissident PDP member, Umar Ardo, to team up with Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in building Adamawa state.
CHIEF Executive Officer, Polaris Bank, Tokunbo Abiru, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to be professional in the discharge of their responsibilities as a key ingredient for a successful banking career.

Tokunbo Abiru: I will honour my predecessors’ legacies

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Lagos East Senatorial District by-election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has promised to honour the legacies left behind by past Senators who have occupied the seat in the past.