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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Nigeria convicts first pirates under new maritime law

A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world's shipping fleets that legal reforms will help stem rising attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.

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Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

#EndSARS: Protest makes state, community police inevitable – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, and a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Adeleye Oyebade, yesterday insisted that the sweeping #EndSARS protest has made the establishment of state and community policing inevitable.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man nabbed for soliciting baby’s eye for ritual in Kano

A man suspected to be native doctor has been nabbed soliciting for new born baby’s eye to be used for ritual in Hotoro area of Nasarawa Local Government of Kano State.
Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city.

Ohanaeze: Burning of Nnamdi Azikiwe’s statue, disrespectful

The youth wing of the apex Igbo sociocultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the organization believed in the indivisibility of Nigeria, insisting that it would not be part of any agenda that would bring disunity in the country.
Mark Schwarzer (right) claims Petr Cech (left) is the second-best keeper at Chelsea right now

​Mark Schwarzer: Petr Cech told me he’s ready for Premier League after Chelsea training

Former Chelsea shot-stopper Mark Schwarzer believes Petr Cech is performing better than the other keepers at the club.
Former Manchester United star Phil Neville was not pleased with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team selection against Chelsea in the FA Cup.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer promises key role for Donny van de Beek

He said to Sky Sports: “Donny is going to play a big, big part this year. At the moment, I realise the topic is Donny van de Beek, it’s nice for some players or commentators to have a little go. I know you’re short for time on TV and have to put your point across quickly, but you have to know you don’t have to start the first three games to be a very important member of the squad.