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Teenager kills one, injures three in Russian college

A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said.
HONG KONG - A Hong Kong policeman shot a masked protester in the torso on Monday morning, igniting clashes across the city and renewed fury towards the force as crowds took to the streets to block roads and hurl insults at officers.

Hong Kong police shoot protester, igniting renewed fury

A Hong Kong policeman shot a masked protester in the torso on Monday morning, igniting clashes across the city and renewed fury towards the force as crowds took to the streets to block roads and hurl insults at officers.
Murder victim Anastasia Yeschenko with Professor Oleg Sokolov, who is suspected of killing his young lover (VK.com)

Russian historian dismembers 24-year old lover

A prominent Saint Petersburg-based Napoleon expert has confessed to murdering his young lover and former student and dismembering her body in a grisly crime that sent shock waves across Russia.

Huge Hong Kong rally after student dies and lawmakers arrested

Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers packed into a park Saturday night to mourn a student who died during recent clashes as police arrested a group of pro-democracy lawmakers, deepening the city’s political crisis.
In nearby Vinto, an opposition mob stormed the municipal headquarters and dragged the mayor, Patricia Arce, into the street before setting the building ablaze.

Mob attacks Bolivian mayor with paint, cuts hair

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Sexual harassment bill scales second reading

The sexual harassment bill with title “A Bill for an Act to Prevent, Prohibit and Redress Sexual Harassment of Students in Tertiary Educational Institutions and for other matters connected therewith 2019”, sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, on Wednesday scaled second reading on the floor of the Senate.

At least 13 students killed in Kogi university cult clashes

Residents of Anyigba, a university town in Kogi State now live in fear. Of late, cultism and political violence have combined to take peace away from the commuunity.
Federal University, Oye (FUOYE)

Lawyer drags police to court over killing of FUOYE students

An Ekiti based human rights lawyer, Mr Morakinyo Ogele, has sued the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, over the alleged shooting of two students of the Federal University Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) by cops during a protest held in the town recently.
Nigeria Police

Police arraign student for alleged battery theft

A Kabua Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered 22-year-old student, Sodiq Adamu, to be remanded in Nassarawa Correctional Facility for allegedly stealing a car battery.
Lagos State High Court.

UNILAG undergraduates’ absence stalls ‘gang-rape trial’

The trial of five undergraduates of the University of Lagos for allegedly gang-raping and blackmailing a fellow student was stalled on Tuesday because of the absence of some of the defendants in court.

Ogun students give Customs 14 days ultimatum to employ relative of slain student

The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) on Wednesday lamented the alleged reckless killing of a student by the Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and issued a 14 – day ultimatum to it to employ a relative of the slain student into the service to avert the students’ wrath.
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.

Court sentences student to 12 months in prison over investment scam

A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Wednesday sentenced Adamson Sunday, an 18-year-old student to 12 months in prison over N350, 000 investment scam.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate mulls five years jail term for sexual predators in schools

The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill which was sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the 8th Senate.
The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.

University of Ibadan school explains why it suspended Muslim student

The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa flags off distribution of educational materials to seven local councils

The Federal Government has presented sciences and other essential educational materials to seven local government areas affected by Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa.

#SexForGrades: I’ve been exonerated – UNILAG professor

Olusegun Awonusi, a professor of English and former vice chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, accused of “habitual sexual harassment” by a student has said the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has exonerated him.

India arrests woman who accused politician of sexual assault

A 23-year-old law student who accused a leader of India's governing party of sexual assault was arrested Wednesday on charges of extortion, police said.

Nigerian student emerges second best in 2019 Commonwealth essay competition

A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.

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YIAGA: Bayelsa election results were manipulated

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation (CSO), says there are indications that the results of the Bayelsa state gubernatorial election were manipulated.
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Lack of Champions League begins to hit Manchester United finances

Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.

Dane to revisit crime scene of wife’s, daughter’s murder

Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs proposes 5% levy slash on imported vehicles

Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.