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A file photo of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has asked the People’s Democratic Party to hold state governments, including those headed by members of the party, accountable for the prosecution of banditry and kidnapping cases.According to him, banditry and kidnapping are not federal offenses.The Minister made the remark at a...
A file photo of a man carrying a gun. Gunmen have abducted the Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Kogi State.Confirming the kidnap in Lokoja on Tuesday, MACBAN Secretary, Adamu Abubakar, said the victim, Wakili Damina, was abducted on April 30 by gunmen wearing military uniforms at Chikara village in the Local Government Area...
sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the site of an overnight stampede during an ultra-Orthodox religious gathering in the northern Israeli town of Meron, on April 30, 2021. Ronen ZVULUN / POOL / AFP Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced a midnight deadline Tuesday to form a government, a daunting task that would likely require convincing the Jewish far-right to cooperate with an...
 Former Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson died after being tasered three times and kicked at least twice to the head by an “angry” police officer, a jury heard on Tuesday at the start of a murder trial.Birmingham Crown Court in central England was told that West Mercia Police Constable Benjamin Monk denies the murder and manslaughter of Atkinson, who...
Kaduna State has been a target for kidnappers in recent times. One of the abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna State has been released by the bandits.Although the police and government authorities are yet to confirm the development, the mother of the student, Lauritta Attahiru confirmed the release of her son to Channels Television, on Tuesday.She however refused to...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a_wtHabq0gM Some of the mothers of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Kaduna State could not hold back their tears on Tuesday as they occupied the National Assembly complex, Abuja, in protest.Angelina Babale one of the mothers spoke with Channels Television in Pidgin English. In an emotion-laden voice, she said she has been enveloped in...
Lawmakers during plenary at the Senate chamber in Abuja. The Senate will on Thursday (May 6) be meeting with the Service Chiefs to get feedback from them on efforts to address the security crisis in the country.The meeting was meant to hold today (May 4)  but has been postponed due to the security meeting which is ongoing at the Presidential...
A file photo of policemen. The police authorities have arrested a man with a fresh human head and hands concealed in a bag in a commercial bus travelling from Ajase-Ipo to Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.According to the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, the suspect, Kehinde Moses, confessed to having killed the victim, Mohammed, for...
In this file photo taken on February 28, 2020 shows the UEFA logo at the organization’s headquarters in Nyon. Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP UEFA said Tuesday it will allow increased 26-player squads at this year’s European Championship, meeting the demand of coaches who feared players would be sidelined after testing positive for Covid-19.European football’s governing body said it had agreed...
A health worker shows a vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 at the Pascual Guerrero Olympic stadium, in Cali, Colombia, on April 26, 2021.Luis ROBAYO / AFP  The United States is expected to authorize the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children age 12 and up by early next week, US media reported Monday.Pfizer has applied for emergency use authorization for...
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