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A combination of file photos of the map of Kaduna State and a gun recovered from crime suspects.  At least ten people have been killed and four others injured in separate attacks by bandits in Kajuru, Chikun, and Kachia Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.The three local governments which share a common boundary with each other came under attack the...
 President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of police. He immediately replaces Mohammed Abubakar Adamu.The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this to State House correspondents on Tuesday.The president had on the 4th of February, extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police for three...
 A Kaduna State High Court has ordered the interim forfeiture of N316,748 belonging to one Haruna Mamuda, over allegations of fraud.Mr. Mamuda was docked before Justice M.M. Ladan of the Kaduna State High Court on allegations of corruption by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) following a receipt of a petition against him.He was alleged...
This handout photo taken on April 5, 2021 and released by the National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) shows rescuers looking for survivors in Nelemamadike village, East Flores, after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides in Indonesia and East Timor. HANDOUT / NATIONAL SEARCH AND RESCUE AGENCY / AFP  Rescuers were searching for dozens of people still missing Tuesday after...
Painter Julius Agbaje paints on canvass at his studio residence in Ipaja, Lagos, on March 25, 2021. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)  When in 2019 Nigerian painter Julius Agbaje depicted President Muhammadu Buhari as the Joker, he never imagined that a year later his portrait would become a symbol of youth protest.His image, “Joke’s on You,” showing Buhari...
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will prioritise the welfare of its personnel to boost their morale in the line of duty. Photo:  Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao has expressed confidence that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will oust the terrorists and other criminal elements in Nigeria...
 Hundreds of fans along with family gathered Monday outside the New York hospital where DMX is in critical condition, holding a prayer vigil for the rapper whose status remains extremely fragile.The acclaimed artist born Earl Simmons was rushed to the hospital in White Plains, a suburb north of New York City, following a heart attack on Friday.Publicist Angelo Ellerbee...
In this file photo, The United Nations flag is seen during the Climate Action Summit 2019 at the United Nations General Assembly Hall on September 23, 2019, in New York City. Ludovic MARIN / AFP. At least 40 people have been killed and 58 injured in three days of clashes in Sudan’s West Darfur state, the United Nations said Monday.“Since...
Richard Okorogheye, who attends Oxford Brookes, was reported missing on March 24, 2021. Credit: Metropolitan Police A body has been found in the search for a 19-year-old Nigerian student, Richard Okorogheye, the UK’s Metropolitan police said on Monday.Although the body is yet to be confirmed as Okorogheye’s, the police said his family has been informed of the discovery.“On the afternoon...
In this file photo taken on September 10, 2017 Mali’s late opposition leader Soumaila Cisse attends the closing ceremony of the 3rd congress for the Rally of Republicans (RDR) party or congres ordinaire du Rassemblement des republicains at the Sports Palace in Abidjan. ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP A former jihadist who helped secure the release of four hostages in Mali...
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