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Six die in accident along Ogbomoso-Ilorin expressway

No fewer than six people died Sunday morning in an accident along the Ogbomoso-Ilorin expressway.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Fourteen escape as bus crashes into truck in Anambra

Fourteen persons on Tuesday escaped death by whiskers in a motor accident along the Onitsha-Awka expressway, Anambra state.

University student attempts to commit suicide

A 21-year-old student of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Enugu campus, Chukwuemeka Augustine Obasi, has attempted to commit suicide for being scolded by his parents.
A Federation Cup match pitting Tanzania’s Young Africans (Yanga) and Iringa United had to be stopped momentarily after a swarm of bees made its way into the stadium forcing players to take cover.

Bees attack players, officials, disrupt football match in Tanzania — video

A Federation Cup match pitting Tanzania’s Young Africans (Yanga) and Iringa United had to be stopped momentarily after a swarm of bees made its way into the stadium forcing players to take cover.
Marry Mubaiwa, 38, who is the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, 63, was arrested by Zimbabwe’s anti-graft commission on Saturday.

Zimbabwe VP’s wife arraigned for attempted murder, fraud charges

The wife of Zimbabwe’s vice president was remanded in custody on Monday after appearing in court to face charges of fraud, money-laundering and attempted murder of her husband.
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Police confirm attack, killing of two officers by ‘IPOB members’ in Anambra

The Police command in Anambra have confirmed the death of two police officers, allegedly attacked and shot by suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) at Oraifite in Ekwusigo council area of the state.

10 people killed in Bauchi road accidents

10 people were killed in multiple fatal road accidents that occurred on 29th November 2019 at about 8pm at Filling kokuwa, Rimi-Zayam village along Toro-Bauchi road.
Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

Police arrest woman for throwing baby into soak-away pit

Men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Police have arrested a 30-year old woman, Risikatu Olabintan, for allegedly throwing her one-day-old baby into a soak-away pit.

Migrants found in refrigerated container on Dutch-UK ferry

A ferry crew found 25 migrants in a refrigerated container on a boat sailing from the Netherlands to Britain on Tuesday, emergency services said.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest two ‘kidnappers’ in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has said that it has smashed a kidnapping syndicate terrorising the state and has arrested two suspected top members.
Police in Ogun State have arrested a 27year old Adam Kunle in Makogi area in Ibafo for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 38-year old woman whom he had been making advances to but had been refusing him.

27-year old sneaks into neighbour’s room, rapes her

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 27year old Adam Kunle in Makogi area in Ibafo for forcefully having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 38-year old woman whom he had been making advances to but had been refusing him.
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IPOB chief Nnamdi Kanu reveals how he escaped from Nigeria

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has finally explained how he managed to escape when military personnel on “Operation Python Dance II” stormed his Afaraukwu, Umuahia residence in Abia state.
Boxer Patrick Day has died after sustaining head injuries during a Saturday fight in Chicago that left him in a coma. He was 27 years old.

Boxer dies from brain trauma after vicious knockout

Boxer Patrick Day has died after sustaining head injuries during a Saturday fight in Chicago that left him in a coma. He was 27 years old.

Lassa fever: Benue confirms one death, records one index case

Benue State government has confirmed the death of one person as a result of the outbreak of Viral Hemorrhagic Fever, popularly known as Lassa Fever.
Oscar Okwurime, 34, who was discovered lying in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre, had reported feeling unwell a number of times before he died, fid family and friends say

Nigerian who died in UK detention centre was denied medical attention – brother

A Nigerian man, Oscar Okwurime, 34, who died in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre in London had told the authorities at the centre that he was feeling unwell but he was not provided with medical attention, says latest report.

DSS retake Ibraheem El-Zakzaky into custody upon return

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, where his planned medical treatment was aborted.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

FG: We’ll follow due diligence in dealing with Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife are due to arrive Nigeria aboard Ethiopian Airlines today, a diplomatic source confirmed to newsmen last night.

Robert Mugabe still in Singapore hospital since April

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe remains hospitalised in Singapore where he has been receiving medical care for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Monday.

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Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would not condone violence in Oyo.

Oyo governor threatens to jail union members who foment trouble

The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
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Police nab Aiye cult kingpin in Ikorodu

The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.