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The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Two brothers allegedly behead boy for sale at N200K

Two brothers, Saheed Obadimeji and Ayodeji Obadimeji, were, on Thursday, remanded in prison by an Igbosere High Court in Lagos for allegedly beheading a teenage boy.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari vows to fight cybercrime

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s attention is increasingly being focused on cybercrimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA cautions developers against violation of Abuja master plan

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has cautioned developers against violation of the Abuja Master Plan.

Nigeria gives condition to reopen borders with neighbours

Hameed Ali, the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says Nigeria’s borders will remain closed until the country and its neighbours agree on existing ECOWAS protocol on movement.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has stated Nigeria midfielder John Ogu reminds him of his former teammate Yaya Toure.

John Ogu lauds Super Eagles’ performance against Ukraine

Super Eagles’ midfielder John Ogu has applauded his teammates after their impressive 2-2 draw against Ukraine in Dnipro on Tuesday night, stating that the future remains bright for the national team.

Flood: NGO seeks support for 7,000 IDPs in Borno

The Norwegian Refugee Council has called for interventions in the humanitarian needs of over 7, 000 Internally Displaced Persons affected by flood in Borno.
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Former presidential aide advocates gender desks at police stations

An former aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, has called for the introduction of gender desks in police stations across the country.

How NGO curbs depression, violence through training

Young Moms Support Initiative, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Saturday trained more than 50 women on various skills to curb depression.
A woman in Manhattan Beach, Calif., painted her house bright pink with huge emojis during a dispute with a neighbor who had reported her for using her property for Airbnb rentals. (Natalie Rice-AP)

‘Emoji’ house infuriates feuding neighbours

A house painted bright pink and adorned with two giant “emoji” faces is the latest salvo in a bitter feud between neighbours of a wealthy Los Angeles area beach town.

Police: Man commits suicide after shooting six dead

A man suspected of shooting six people dead in Zagreb took his own life Friday after police tried to arrest him, Croatian authorities said.

Man kills girlfriend after taking tramadol

A 33-year-old man, simply identified as Mojupa, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend in the early hours of Tuesday, July 2, at Corporation Estate, Mile 2, Amuwo Odofin, said he was “moved to kill her after taking tramadol.”

Pastor ends marriage over wife’s refusal to go for deliverance

A 44-year-old Pastor Omotilewa Oke on Monday secured a divorce at an Igando Customary Court in Lagos, over his wife’s refusal to go for deliverance.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

Ramadan: APC urges Nigerians to pray for the country

In observance of 2019 Ramadan fast, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Muslim faithful to use the Holy Month to pray for the peace, security and development of the country.

NDLEA arrest 182 suspects for drug abuse, trafficking in Katsina

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Command in Katsina state says it arrested no fewer than 182 suspected drug dealers from January 2019 to date.

Trader docked over alleged assault

A 38-year-old trader, Tunde Babawande, who allegedly assaulted and threatened two of his siblings, was on Monday docked in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Afghan refugee and local resident Abdul Aziz (L), 48, looks on during an interview with AFP in Christchurch on March 17, 2019, two days after he chased a gunman during a shooting incident at the Linwood Mosque in the city. When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran towards the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find — a hand-held credit card machine. Anthony WALLACE / AFP

Hero refugee chased gunman away from New Zealand mosque

When Afghan refugee Abdul Aziz saw a man brandishing a gun outside his mosque in Christchurch, he ran towards the attacker armed with the only weapon he could find — a hand-held credit card machine.
The Lagos APC Woman Leader, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, said this in her address to the teeming female members of the party at the APC Women Rally at Lagos Campos Square Stadium on Tuesday.

Election: Mobilise your neighbours for President Buhari, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s victory – Lagos APC woman...

Women in Lagos State have been urged to mobilise their neighbours, friends and family members to vote enmasse for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming general elections in the country.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

CUPP alleges plan to force Justice Onnoghen to resign ‘at gun point’

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Tuesday alleged that it has uncovered a plan by the Federal Government to force the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, to resign “at gun point.”

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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.
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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.