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Nicklas Bendtner

Nicklas Bendtner handed 50 days in jail over taxi driver assault

Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner was sentenced to 50 days in prison after being convicted of assaulting a taxi driver on Friday.
Ayodele Fayose

Knocks, kudos for Ayodele Fayose’s tenure in Ekiti

Some indigenes of Ekiti on Wednesday assessed the tenure of the immediate past governor of the state, Ayo Fayose, with knocks and kudos.
This handout picture released by the Spanish Ministry of the Presidency on October 10, 2018 shows wreckages of cars and debris laying on a flooded street in Sant Llorenc des Cardassar, on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca, on October 10, 2018. - At least nine people died, including two British nationals, and six others were missing in devastating flash floods on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, authorities said. (Photo by Fernando CALVO / Spanish Ministry of the Presidency / AFP) /

Five-year-old among three still missing in deadly Majorca floods

Hundreds of rescue workers searched desperately Thursday for a five-year-old boy and two Germans still missing on Spain's holiday island of Majorca after flash floods tore through streets and swept away cars, killing 10 people.

Police parade informant on raid of Edwin Clark’s residence

The Nigeria Police Wednesday paraded the alleged informant, one Ismail Yakubu, a native of Waru village in Apo district, for giving false information to the police, leading to the search of the Abuja residence of Chief Edwin Clerk.
Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga

Report: Man who crashed into Zimbabwean VP’s motorcade ‘may face assassination attempt charge’

A 30-year-old unlicenced taxi driver who allegedly crashed into Vice President Constantino Chiwenga’s motorcade over the weekend is reportedly likely going to face a serious charge of attempted assassination.

Neymar to make World Cup bow as Germany launch campaign

Neymar makes his World Cup bow on Sunday as five-time winners Brazil kick off their quest for redemption while defending champions Germany launch their bid for back-to-back titles.

Kolapo Olusola: Kayode Fayemi, Rotimi Akeredolu responsible for Ekiti bloodshed

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Ekiti State and the incumbent deputy governor of the state, Kolapo Olusola, has revealed those behind the bloodshed at the All Progressives Congress, APC, secretariat.

Police recover 15 Illegal firearms in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command in Ondo State on Wednesday said it had received more than 15 guns of different categories from the public in the state.

Train crushes man to death in Abuja

A grieving father, Francis Idoko, a staff of the National Universities Commission (NUC), on Saturday relived his last moments with his son, Paul, who was killed by a train around Arab area in Kubwa, Abuja on Friday morning.

Autopsy carried out on taxi driver pushed to death by policeman over N200

An autopsy has been carried out on the body of late David Okoniba, the taxi driver, who was allegedly killed by a moving truck after being pushed by policemen in Benin, the Edo State capital, for refusing to part with N200.

Widow of Edo driver pushed to death by policemen suffers memory loss

Ruth, the pregnant wife of the taxi driver, David Okoniba, that was crushed to death by a truck after allegedly being pushed by a policeman for failing to give a bribe of N200 on Tuesday in Benin, has reportedly lost her memory.

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Yuletide: DPR assures Nigerians of adequate fuel supply

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has allayed fears of Nigerians, especially Plateau citizens that there might be scarcity of fuel during the yuletide season.
President Buhari Launches APC Road Map for 2019 Campaign titled NEXT LEVEL in State House on 18th Nov 2018-6

Buhari: Nigerians, let’s move to the Next Level

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday launched his 2019 electioneering campaign yesterday in a grand style, presenting a document called the ‘Next Level,” of where he wants to take Nigerians.

NAQS warns beans dealers not to use sniper

Dr. Vincent Isegbe, the coordinating director of the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), has warned dealers in beans to desist from using Sniper to store the produce, saying that the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.

Lagos APC Assembly candidate alleges plan to replace him

An All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olawale Rauf Sulaiman, has raised the alarm of alleged plot to substitute his name as candidate of the Amuwo Odofin Constituency 11 ahead of the 2019 general elections.