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Police: Slain Delta PDP chieftain notorious cultist, fraudster

Slain chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ovie Wisdom Iroro, who was killed at Abraka last Wednesday was an alleged “notorious cultist and fraudster.”

Murder trial begins in Germany after woman pushed in front of train

A man suspected of pushing a 34-year-old woman in front of a moving train and killing her went on trial in the western German city of Duisburg on Thursday.
Nigeria Police

Police rescue abducted six-year old son of Bayelsa commissioner

The police in Bayelsa State have rescued a kidnapped victim, Master Antonio, the six-year-old son of the State Commissioner for Water Resources Nengi Talbot.
Omotayo, who was said to be one of the vigilantes at Alaba International Market, reportedly shot at the victim on the suspicion that he wanted to burgle a shop.

Lagos market security guard kills passerby

The police in Lagos have arrested a local security guard, Sikiru Omotayo, for allegedly shooting dead a passerby he suspected to be a thief.
A French tourist was seriously injured after being attacked by a shark while swimming in the Seychelles, a popular tourist destination, the French ambassador said on Monday.

Tourist injured in Seychelles shark attack

A French tourist was seriously injured after being attacked by a shark while swimming in the Seychelles, a popular tourist destination, the French ambassador said on Monday.
A 23-year-old rape victim, who set herself on fire outside the office of Superintendent of Police (SP) in Unnao, India on December 16, has died in a Kanpur hospital.

23-year old ‘rape victim’ sets herself ablaze, dies

A 23-year-old rape victim, who set herself on fire outside the office of Superintendent of Police (SP) in Unnao, India on December 16, has died in a Kanpur hospital.
The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from around the world this year, including from countries it had not heard from before — suggesting that the worst may be yet to come in a crisis that has plagued the Catholic Church.

Vatican tribunal now overwhelmed by clergy sex abuse cases

The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from around the world this year, including from countries it had not heard from before — suggesting that the worst may be yet to come in a crisis that has plagued the Catholic Church.
Convicted killer Jude Jayamaha, from a wealthy, high-profile family, walked out of Welikada prison Saturday following the highly unusual amnesty granted by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons killer of teenager

Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a death-row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager just a week before he leaves office, officials said Sunday, in a move that sparked national outrage.

Driver lynched over attempted ritual in Anambra

A 23-year old man, simply identified as Samuel, has been lynched by angry mob for allegedly attempting to use a 4-year old girl for ritual in Awka, Anambra state.
The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was on Friday convicted for her murder and sentenced to life in prison in the patriarchal country’s highest-profile “honour killing”.

Brother of murdered social media star jailed for life

The brother of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was on Friday convicted for her murder and sentenced to life in prison in the patriarchal country’s highest-profile “honour killing”.
Kidnap Victim

Kidnapped Kogi miners chairman released

The kidnapped Chairman of Miners Association of Nigeria, Kogi State Chapter, Yunusa Oruma, has been released by his abductors in the early hours of Friday.

Family of 13-year-old rape victim demands justice

The family of a 13-year-old girl who was raped by a tailor in Misau, Bauchi State, and has been delivered of a baby is demanding justice for their daughter.
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.

Nigerian Army captain who ordered ‘police killing’ had 191 phone chats with ‘wanted kidnapper’

The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified.
CAN President, Samson Olasupo Ayokunle

I wasn’t pastor attacked by herdsmen — CAN President

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Supo Ayokunle, has said he was never attacked by Fulani bandits.
Israeli soldiers stand guard next to the site where the soldier's body was found near the settlement of Migdal Oz in the occupied West Bank - © AFP

Isreali soldier found dead with stab wounds in West Bank

An Israeli soldier was found dead with stab wounds in the West Bank early on Thursday, the military said.

Man rapes daughter to confirm her virginity

A 37-year-old guard, Wasiu Orilonise, has publicly confessed that he raped his 15-year-old daughter for verification of her virginity and protection.

Two nabbed for ‘defiling’ mentally-challenged woman

Two persons have been arrested for allegedly defiling a 23-year-old woman, Nwanneka Nwaizu, suspected to be mentally-challenged in Ezi Umunya, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Lagos State High Court

Gang-rape victim seeks withdrawal of case from court

A victim, who was allegedly gang-raped by the son of a Lagos hotelier, Don-Chima George, and his friend, Olusegun Rasak, has sought to withdraw the case from court.

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PenCom directs PFAs to implement pension enhancement for retirees

The National Pension Commission, PenCom, on Monday directed Pension Fund Administrators to implement pension enhancement for retirees on Programmed Withdrawal under the Contributory Pension Scheme.
Reiner Jesus in training with the Brazil U23 team Lucas Figueiredo - Official Photographer of the Brazilian National Football Team

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian attacking midfielder

Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC member down with Lassa fever in Delta

A male youth corps member (name withheld) serving in Delta State has been diagnosed with the Lassa fever virus.
In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better. 6

Counterinsurgency: Things are a lot better – President Buhari tells Boris Johnson

In the aftermath of the European Parliament, the legislative hand of the European Union (EU), having said that no progress has been made in the war against Boko Haram in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said things were a lot better.
Nigeria Police

17 people killed in Katsina road crash

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed 17 persons killed in a road crash at Yardudu village, Mashi Local Government Area of Katsina State.