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Aris Thessaloniki was not only ousted by Norwegian side Molde in UEFA Europa League qualifying action on Thursday, but also lost all of their proceeds from the match.

Greek club Aris robbed of 250,000 euro UEFA receipts

Aris Thessaloniki was not only ousted by Norwegian side Molde in UEFA Europa League qualifying action on Thursday, but also lost all of their proceeds from the match.

Security guard tortured to death for ‘stealing jewellery’

A security guard at a residence on Gabriel Okoyi Street, Ikate-Lekki, Springbay Estate, Lagos State, Bitrus Peter, has died from injuries he reportedly sustained in the hands of two naval ratings.

Two US citizens confess to stabbing Italian police officer to death

Two 19-year-old U.S. citizens have confessed to a fatal knife attack on a Carabinieri police officer in Rome, police said on Monday.
Rape

NGO advocates stringent penalties against rape

The Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), an NGO, has called for stringent punitive measures against rape to deter offenders.

First Lady applauds determination of Judiciary in handling rape cases

First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has expressed satisfaction with the determination of the Judiciary in handling with rape cases by ensuring that the victims get justice.

Church calls for peaceful local council, guber polls in Bayelsa

A church, the Northern Izon Anglican Diocese, Kolokumo-Opokuma Council Area of Bayelsa has called for a peaceful council and governorship elections.

Police warn of planned attack on Ogun motor parks

Ogun State police command said it had uncovered a clandestine plan by some disgruntled elements to unleash violence on residents of the state under the cover of some transport unions in the state.

UN receives 37 sexual abuse allegations against personnel

The United Nations received 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse against its personnel in the first quarter of 2019, according to one of its spokespersons.
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Governor Yahaya suspends all government’s appointments, contracts in Gombe

The newly sworn-in governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, has suspended all appointments, contracts and allocations by the state and local government councils as from March 10.
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari: Drug trafficking conspirators must be prosecuted

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called for the arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of drug trafficking conspiracy which led to the detention of Zainab Aliyu in Saudi Arabia.
Antonio Guterres

UN condemns deadly attack on Burkina Faso church

Top UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres, have condemned Sunday’s deadly attack on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso.
From top left to bottom right, Andrew Chike Chukwu, Bonaventure Chukwuka, Emmanuel Chukwuka, Ionut Relu Muresan, Mansoor Zaman, Mohammed Rahman and Emmanuel Chukwuka, were all sentenced on Thursday, May 2

Six Nigerians, others get 43 years in jail for fraud in UK

Six London residents of Nigerian origin have been jailed in the United Kingdom for their role in a series of online scams that fetched them over £10 million.

Armed bandits kill 10 in Katsina

Armed bandits on Thursday killed no fewer than 10 persons in Gobirawa and Sabawa villages of Safana LGA of Katsina state.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

NCC: SIM registration of 95.7 million subscribers invalid

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says a total of 95.7 million SIM cards being used by subscribers were not properly registered.

CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

Gunmen abduct five-day-old baby, police detain father

A five-day-old baby allegedly abducted in their home in Ijagbe commmunity, Mopa-Muro Local Government Area, Kogi, is yet to be found 10 days after the incident.

SERAP seeks details of asset declarations of presidents, govs since 1999

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to Dr. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to urgently provide information on specific details of asset declarations submitted to the CCB by successive presidents and state governors since the return of democracy in 1999.”

Two injured in clash between Hausa labourers, Benin youths

Two persons have been hospitalized following a clash between Hausa labourers and youths of Idunwin-Ehigie at Egba junction along the Benin-Auchi express road.

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NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.