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Why I dumped my three-month-old baby – woman

A young woman, who dumped her three-month-old baby on the street of Ugbe Akoko in the Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State last week, Monsuratu Arogundade, has been released by the police.
Tanzania on Sunday laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.

Tanzania lays to rest dozens killed in fuel tanker blast

Tanzania on Sunday laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Troops arrest five bandits in Katsina

The Nigerian Army said that troops have arrested five bandits/kidnappers who have been terrorising villagers in Katsina state.

Cook jailed for stealing from ex-employer with knife

A 26-year old cook has been sentenced to four years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing the sum of N231,000 from his former place of work, The Place Restaurant, located at Lekki Phase I, Lagos, armed with a knife after he was sacked for wrongdoing and escaping from lawful custody at the Igbosere Magistrate Court.

Irate youths set NDLEA office ablaze in Jigawa

Irate youths have set ablaze the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) office at Kazaure Local Government area in Jigawa State, injuring on personnel in the process.

Family of five, others killed in accident

A man, his wife, two children and sister are among the 13 persons killed in a motor accident which occurred on Sunday in Bauchi-Gombe road.

Hoodlums attack KEDCO personnel in Kano

Hoodlums believed to be residents of Sharadan Mallam in Kano metropolis on Wednesday attacked a disconnection and revenue collection team of Kano Electricity Distribution Plc. (KEDCO).

FCT commercial motorcyclists deplore robbery attacks on them

Commercial motorcyclists popularly known as `okada` operating in Karu area of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have decried the incessant attacks on them by unknown persons.

Teenager nabbed over alleged house-breaking, illegal possession of pistol

The police in Enugu State have arrested a 16-year-old JSS-2 student in Udi Local Government Area, who allegedly specialised in house-breaking.

Singapore records increase in suicides among elderly people

The number of elderly people committing suicide in Singapore reached a record high last year, a non-government group said on Monday, urging stronger support for the over 60s in the rapidly ageing city-state.

Cobbler allegedly stabs friend with broken bottle

A 20-year-old cobbler, Sikiru Ojeleye, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing a friend with a broken bottle,

Bauchi traditional ruler recovers two abandoned children

Alhaji Nadada Ahmadu, the Ward Head of Gwallaga in Bauchi metropolis, has recovered two teenagers from Jigawa allegedly abandoned by their parents to attend an Islamic school in the state.

Police rescue kidnapped expatriate in Zaria

The Kaduna State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the rescue of Zhang Lijun, a kidnapped expatriate with the CGC Construction Company, who was kidnapped in Zaria, Kaduna State.

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Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: Governors plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole with Abdulaziz Yari

Kabir Marafa, a former senator, said some governors are plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with AbdulAziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara state.
Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.

Wayne Rooney confesses his ambition to manage after he retires from playing

Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.
Caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday made phone calls to World Bank president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, his office said.

Lebanon premier asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

Maj.-Gen. Usman Yakubu, Commander Corps of Artillery, Kontagora has called on Nigerians to be more security conscious before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities.

Insecurity: General Buratai tasks non-commissioned officers

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has called Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) to display fresh innovations in tackling security challenges facing the country.