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(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2017 Italian ultra-leftist militant Cesare Battisti poses for a picture during an interview with AFP in Cananeia, Sao Paulo state, Brazil. Cesare Battisti, an Italian sought by Rome for four murders attributed to a far-left group in the 1970s, has been detained in Bolivia and will be extradited to Brazil, a senior aide to Brazil’s new president said on January 13, 2019.Miguel SCHINCARIOL / AFP

Italian ex-militant Cesare Battisti arrested in Bolivia

Cesare Battisti, an Italian sought by Rome for four murders attributed to a far-left group in the 1970s, was arrested in Bolivia and will be extradited to Brazil and then likely to Italy, a senior aide to Brazil’s new president said Sunday.

Kwara government lambast Lai Mohammed over comments

The Kwara State Government says the Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s recent pronouncements on governance in Kwara State are at variance with the reality on the ground.

Man commits suicide in Lagos

An unidentified middle-aged man was in the early hours of Saturday found hanging from a tree on Catholic Mission Road, opposite the Court of Appeal in Lagos Island.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Elections: Senator Saraki raises the alarm over alleged attack on family quarters in Ilorin

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday raised the alarm that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, is allegedly after his life and that of his family, saying Idris should be held responsible if anything happened to him or his family.

Police arrest, remand journalist over hairstyle

A 24-year-old photojournalist, Yinka Badmus, working with Talk Village International, has been arrested and remanded in Ikoyi Prison, Lagos State for allegedly spotting a hairstyle some policemen felt made him look like a cultist.

Police disrupt PDP North West rally in Jigawa

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) North West rally scheduled to hold in Gumel was disrupted by heavily-armed policemen.

Police declare NURTW chieftain wanted over disruption of Lagos APC rally

The Lagos police command has declared wanted Mustapha Adekunle aka Seigo, chieftain of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), over the disruption of an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally.

Policeman shoots two drivers in Kogi over bribes

A police inspector on Tuesday shot and injured two drivers in Lokoja, Kogi state, for allegedly refusing to offer bribes he demanded from them.
Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Submit yourself for arrest immediately – Femi Falana tells Senator Melaye

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has advised Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, to submit himself for arrest without any delay.
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.
Senator Dino Melaye’s residence under seige by Police and DSS in Maitama,Abuja.

Police: We won’t leave without arresting Senator Melaye

The Police authorities have vowed not to leave Senator Dino Melaye’s residence until they arrest him.
Nigeria Police

Police parades 21 kidnappers, cultists arrested in Ondo forest

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 21 hoodlums allegedly involved in kidnapping, cultism, and robbery in the state.

Woman loses pregnancy after alleged attack by neighbour

A woman, Mrs Nkiru Peter, residing on Odinaka Street, Afromedia, Ajangbadi in Lagos State, has lost her pregnancy after one of her neighbours’ sons ThankGod, allegedly gave her a headbutt during an argument.
Sudan has been rocked by more than a week of protests sparked by rise in bread prices [File- Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah-Reuters]

Police fire tear gas as protesters rally in Sudan capital

Police fired tear gas at protesters in Sudan's capital on Monday ahead of a planned march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace calling on him to "step down" following deadly anti-government protests.
Omar al-Bashir

Police deployed in Khartoum as protesters plan march

Riot police were deployed in key squares of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday as protesters planned to march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace calling for him to "step down" following deadly anti-government protests.
CSP Chike Oti

Four policemen dismissed for stealing 350,000 cfa

Lagos State Police Command has dismissed four policemen for stealing 350,000 cfa from a Nigerian based in Togo.

Four policemen found guilty of corruption, 3 dismissed

The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed three policemen found guilty of extorting money from a Nigerian who recently returned to the country from Togo, Ifunanya Theodore.
President Buhari attends Flag Off of APC Presidential Campaign in Akwa-Ibom on 28th Dec 2018-4

PDP: Muhammadu Buhari lied at APC South South rally

The PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign flag-off in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, on Friday as a mockery of President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that the cold response by the crowd showed how much Nigerians now begrudge him over his failures in governance.

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18 killed after bus overturned in western Ethiopia

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