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Head-on collision claims several lives in Zamfara

A ghastly motor accident involving a petrol tanker and a Peugeot 307 has claimed several lives along the Gusau- Zaria Road in Zamfara State on Friday.
A suspected kidnap lord in Taraba State, Hamisu Wadume, as been re-arrested.

Taraba police killing: Bodies of slain policemen taken to captain’s house – Hamisu Wadume

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Balla, a.k.a Wadume, who has been in the middle of the raging storm between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police over the murder of three police operatives and two civilians by soldiers in Ibi town, has revealed that the bodies of slain policemen were taken to the house of the army officer, who ordered the killing.
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)

Shi’ites: 21 million of us ready to die for Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, also known as Shi’ites have vowed to lay down the lives of its members who are more down 21 million if the Federal Government failed to release its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Yobe cancels democracy day celebration for reception of Senate President Lawan

Investigation has revealed that the state arrived at the decision following contemplation as to whether to merge the celebrations with the State reception of the new Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, the son of the soil to the state.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap UBEC chairman, daughter, kill driver

Armed men have reportedly blocked the Kaduna-Abuja highway, opened fire on some vehicles and abducted two people.

Police rescue girl from suspected kidnappers

The police in Delta State yesterday foiled a suspected kidnap of a young girl at the popular Ogbe-ogonogo market in the heart of Asaba, the state capital.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Bandits kill policeman, kidnap five others in Zamfara

A group of unidentified bandits attacked a mining site on Wednesday in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing one of the six mobile policemen on guard and abducting the others.

Communal clash claims 4 in Cross River

Tragedy struck in Biase local government as four persons have been reportedly killed in a renewed communal clash between Abanwan and Orugbam in Cross River State.

REC: 18 Firemen, 174 policemen deployed to INEC office in Kaduna

The Federal Fire Service has deployed 18 Firemen to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaduna State, as a proactive measure to tackle any fire incident.
Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Wednesday tasked 68 Mobile Squadron Commanders across the country in Force Headquarters in Abuja, on the need to maintain the peace during the forthcoming general elections.

Election: Acting IGP Adamu warns MOPOL commanders against violence

Mohammed Adamu, Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), on Wednesday tasked 68 Mobile Squadron Commanders across the country in Force Headquarters in Abuja, on the need to maintain the peace during the forthcoming general elections.
The Army has arrested a wanted Boko Haram member, Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno) at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri.

Nigerian troops nab wanted Boko Haram terrorist

The Nigerian Army has arrested a wanted Boko Haram member, Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno) at Bulabulim Ngarnam community on the outskirt of Maiduguri.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Security beefed up ahead of Vice-President Osinbajo’s visit to Oyo

Security has been beefed up in Saki town, Saki West Local Government Area of Oyo State ahead of the visit of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the town.

Boko Haram: Why Nigerian Army delays deployment of 2,000 mobile policemen

The Nigerian military authority is yet to deploy 2,000 Mobile Policemen to fight Boko Haram, three weeks after they were released by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to complement military operations in the Northeast.

Boko Haram: Tukur Buratai visits troops of Operation Lafiya Dole

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has embarked on operational visit of troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, as part of efforts to enhance campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the North east.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-4

Protesting workers shut down National Assembly

Workers of National Assembly have commenced the four-day warning industrial action with a threat to put off power supply.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly removes speaker, deputy, appoints new leaders

Members of the Ondo State House of Assembly on Friday impeached the Speaker of the House, David Oloyelogun and his deputy Ogundeji Iroju.

Gunmen kill two policemen, injure 5 others in Kaduna

Unidentified gunmen, on Wednesday morning, killed two mobile policemen attached to International Breweries, located along Nnamdi Azikiwe bypass, Kaduna, Kaduna State.

Police deploy strike force to stop destruction of farmlands by armed herders in Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa said they have deployed a strike force squad to stop more destruction of farmlands in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of the state by nomadic herdsmen.

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Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.

Academic wins Tunisia presidential poll by a landslide

Conservative academic Kais Saied Sunday won a landslide victory in Tunisia’s presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Super Eagles showed they can face world’s best with Brazil draw – football enthusiasts

Some football enthusiasts on Sunday described as commendable the performance of the Super Eagles against Brazil, saying the team showed it can play against the best in the world.
Leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski addreses supporters after the first exit polls during the party’s electoral evening in Warsaw, Poland, on October 13, 2019. – Poland’s governing right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party won the general election in Poland, expanding its majority, according to an exit poll by the Ipsos institute. (Photo by Wojtek RADWANSKI / AFP)

Populists top Poland vote, expand majority on welfare, family values

Poland’s governing right-wing party took the lead in Sunday’s general election, an exit poll showed, expanding its majority thanks to a raft of welfare measures coupled with attacks on LGBT rights and Western values.
New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.

Usman Barau declines Enyimba transfer offer to stay with Katsina United

New Katsina United captain Usman Barau has stated he would stick with the Changi Boys despite the interest being shown in his services by a handful of other Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs.
Stuart Pearce

Former Manchester City boss urges Phil Foden to leave over lack of game time

Former Manchester City boss Stuart Pearce has urged Phil Foden to leave the club in January in a bid to find first team football.