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Zulum visits Maiduguri victims, says 10 persons dead, 47 injured

Zulum visits Maiduguri victims, says 10 persons dead, 47 injured

  Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, says at least 10 persons were killed on Tuesday when Boko Haram insurgents launched an attack on Maiduguri, the state capital. Zulum, who paid a visit to some…

American fashion designer, Alexander Wang, accused of sexual assault

American fashion designer, Alexander Wang, accused of sexual assault

  American fashion designer Alexander Wang is facing further allegations of sexual misconduct. Keaton Bullen, 21, a student at New York’s Parsons School of Design, has alleged to BBC News he was assaulted by Wang…

Court orders man to pay wife for housework in landmark case

Court orders man to pay wife for housework in landmark case

  A Beijing divorce court has ordered a man to compensate his wife for the housework she did during their marriage, in a landmark ruling. The woman will receive 50,000 yuan ($7,700; £5,460) for five…

Two ex-convicts held for robbery in Ogun

Two ex-convicts held for robbery in Ogun

Police in Ogun State have arrested two former convicts, Abiodun Oshoba and Mustapha Sakiru, for alleged armed robbery. The duo allegedly robbed a man, Aminu Iliyasu, of his Bajaj motorcycle with registration number SGM 965…

Sanwo-Olu pledges 500 LASTMA officers to enforce NPA’s e-call up

Sanwo-Olu pledges 500 LASTMA officers to enforce NPA’s e-call up

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday said he would deploy 500 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to collaborate with the Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) to enforce the electronic call-up system for the movement…

Man beaten to death over brother’s missing goat

Man beaten to death over brother’s missing goat

Irate youths at Lessel, headquarters of Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State yesterday allegedly tortured a middle-aged man, Ordue Akume, to death over a missing goat.   A source told New Telegraph that the…

Gunmen attack Abia police division, kill two policemen

Gunmen attack Abia police division, kill two policemen

Armed men yesterday attacked Abayi Police Station (World Bank Housing Estate Police Station), Aba, Abia State, and killed two policemen. The gunmen, numbering over 50, invaded the station about 2am and destroyed operational vehicles at…

The Sun editor, Babafemi, appointed NDLEA’s Director of Media

The Sun editor, Babafemi, appointed NDLEA’s Director of Media

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has appointed editor, Saturday Sun, Mr. Femi Babafemi, as its Director of Media and Advocacy.   The appointment, which takes immediate effect, will enable Babafemi to leverage on his…

Borno: Troops have retaken Marte –Army

Borno: Troops have retaken Marte –Army

Nigerian Army said it had successfully recovered Marte, headquarters of Marte Local Government Area of Borno State, from terrorists.   This came barely 48 hours after the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru,…

Makinde re-opens shut Shasha Market

Makinde re-opens shut Shasha Market

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State yesterday ordered the immediate re-opening of Shasha Market shut on February 14 in the wake of the bloody clash between some Hausa and Yoruba leading to killings.   The…