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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

PSC dismisses 10 police officers, demotes 8 others over misconduct

Those demoted were a Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), four Superintendents of Police (SP), one Deputy Superintendent of Police and an Assistant Superintendent of Police.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police kill two kidnappers, arrest six bandits, recover 130 cows in Katsina

Katsina Police have reported they killed two suspected kidnappers, arrested six notorious bandits and recovered 130 rustled cows.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Repentant Zamfara bandits rescue 12 kidnapped victims

Repentant bandits in Zamfara State have rescued 12 kidnapped victims and handed them over to the police.
Latin America’s largest airline LATAM Airlines Group SA said on Tuesday the company and its affiliates in Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and the U.S. have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States.

Latin America’s largest airline files for bankruptcy protection

Latin America’s largest airline LATAM Airlines Group SA said on Tuesday the company and its affiliates in Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and the U.S. have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States.
S&P Global Ratings on Friday said it projects South Africa’s economy to shrink by 4.5% this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted production and consumption.

S&P forecasts South Africa’s economy to shrink 4.5 percent in 2020

S&P Global Ratings on Friday said it projects South Africa’s economy to shrink by 4.5% this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted production and consumption.

Father, pregnant wife, three daughters found dead inside room

The Enugu State Police Command has commenced investigation into the death of five members of a family in the outskirts of Enugu metropolis in Enugu State.

Auto crash kills 10, injures 45 in Zamfara

No fewer than 10 passengers have died in a road traffic accident along Kasuwar Daji-Gusau road in Zamfara State.
Market shares were on the upswing in Asia on Thursday as investors once again expressed hope that the coronavirus pandemic is nearing its peak.

Asian markets back on upswing Thursday

Market shares were on the upswing in Asia on Thursday as investors once again expressed hope that the coronavirus pandemic is nearing its peak.
FILE PHOTO- The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, April 9, 2020. REUTERS-Staff-File Photo

Stocks rise on China trade data, easing pandemic fears

World stocks gained on Tuesday after Chinese trade data came in better than expected and some countries tried to restart their economy by partly lifting restrictions aimed at containing the coronavirus outbreak.
The African Development Bank Group, AfDB, has appointed Nourredine Lafhel as acting Chief Risk Officer, effective 6th April 2020.

AfDB appoints Nourredine Lafhel as acting chief risk officer

The African Development Bank Group, AfDB, has appointed Nourredine Lafhel as acting Chief Risk Officer, effective 6th April 2020.
Asian markets are trading higher Monday as hopes rise that the coronavirus pandemic appears to be easing.

Asian markets begin trading week on high note

Japan’s main Nikkei index was trading more than 2.5% higher in late day trading, while Australia’s S&P/ASX was trading up well over 3.7%. The KOSPI in Seoul was up 2.6% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng had gained well over one percent. Shanghai’s index was closed for a public holiday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police dispel herdsmen rumour in Imo

The Imo State police command has dismissed as untrue, the rumour making the rounds that some herders were camped in Oru, Ahiazu Mbaise LGA waiting strike.
All eyes will thus be on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni as he is expected to scale back public spending and find ways to raise revenue.

South African finance minister to walk budget tightrope

South Africa's finance minister is expected to walk a tightrope during the annual budget presentation to parliament on Wednesday, as the economy teeters on the edge of a fiscal cliff.

Customs to take delivery of three scanners by second quarter

Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, is set to take delivery of three scanners by end of the second quarter 2020, newsmen report. But some stakeholders are doubting the willingness of the NCS to use the scanners when they finally arrive.

Man dies in Onitsha while having sex in hotel

A source told newsmen that the man checked into a hotel in the city with a lady at about 5pm on Thursday, but not quite 30 minutes after, he started shouting for help, clutching his chest.

Misconduct: Four police officers in viral video arrested in Enugu

The Police in Enugu on Sunday said four of its personnel involved in alleged misconduct which was shown in a video clip have been identified and arrested.

Police promote 19 officers in Ondo

The Commissioner of Police in Ondo state, CP Undie Adie, on Friday, decorated 19 newly promoted officers in the state.

Fire kills three siblings in Ibadan

Tragedy struck in Ibadan on Friday, when three children of same parents were killed in a midnight inferno after they were said to have been locked inside their apartment located at Ehin Grammar Area of Molete, Ibadan.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

FRSC alerts motorists on imminent diversion on Lagos 3rd mainland bridge

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
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Former Ekiti governor wants Ibrahim Magu placed on watch list so he won’t flee

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA reaffirms commitment to turn out best officers

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.