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Police Arrest 22 Suspects Over Kaduna Violence

 The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 22 persons suspected to be directly involved in the killing of innocent people at Kasuwar Magani in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this while addressing a news conference in Abuja.“Twenty-two suspects...

‘Halloween’ Scares Up Big Box-Office Numbers In North America

Jamie Lee Curtis arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures’ “Halloween” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on October 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP  North American moviegoers really like to be scared, and Universal gleefully accommodated them this weekend as its new release “Halloween”...

Cameroon Denies Kidnap Of Children From School

 Authorities in Cameroon’s northwestern anglophone region on Sunday denied that six children were kidnapped from a school there two days ago, saying an attempt was made but that it was unsuccessful.The region’s governor “wants to inform the public that the activists have indeed tried but, thanks...

France Charges Teenager For Threatening Teacher With Fake Gun

 A French teenager who was filmed threatening his teacher with a fake gun in a tough Paris suburb was charged Sunday with aggravated violence, prosecutors said.The incident, which was filmed and uploaded onto social media by one of the 15-year-old’s classmates, took place Thursday at a...

Algeria Win Silver Cup, Reach Top Tier Of African Rugby

This photo taken on June 9, 2018 shows a ball displayed on the pitch at the Oita Bank Dome stadium in Oita, one of the host cities of the next 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Martin BUREAU / AFP  Algeria won the Silver Cup and promotion...

Hofmann Hits Hat-Trick Against Ex-Club Mainz

Moenchengladbach’s Belgian forward Thorgan Hazard and Mainz’ German defender Stefan Bell vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v 1 FSV Mainz 05 in Moenchengladbach, western Germany on October 21, 2018. Patrik STOLLARZ / AFP  Jonas Hofmann hit the first...

Conduct Yourselves Respectfully, Atiku Tells Supporters

 Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on his supporters across the country to conduct themselves in a respectful manner.The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections made the appeal via his Twitter handle on Sunday.He told his supporters to ignore...

NEMA Recovers 12 Bodies After Terrorists Attack Farm In Borno

(File) NEMA officials evacuating bodies of victims after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a community in Borno State in April 2018.  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has recovered 12 bodies after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a farm in Borno State.The North East zonal coordinator of...

Khashoggi’s Death: Germany Won’t Export Arms To Saudi – Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a joint press conference with the Danish Prime Minister on April 12, 2018 at the Chancellery in Berlin. MICHELE TANTUSSI / AFP  German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Berlin would not export arms to Saudi Arabia for now in the wake of dissident...

How I Will Fix Electricity Problem In 36 Months – Donald...

 A former governor of Cross Rivers State, Donald Duke, on Sunday explained how he would fix the electricity problem in the country if elected president.Duke, who is contesting the presidential election in 2019 on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), said the task would...

Buhari To Visit Seme Border On Tuesday

President Muhammadu Buhari  President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to visit the Seme Border on Tuesday, November 23.Himself and his Republic of Benin counterpart, Patrice Talon will be performing the official hand-over of the new Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Border Posts at Seme-Krake and Neope-Akanu...

Bollywood Star Couple Announce Wedding Dates

Indian Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh (L) and Deepika Padukone attend the BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2015 ceremony in Mumbai. AFP  Bollywood superstars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh announced Sunday that they are tying the knot, ending months of speculation about their relationship.The pair confirmed they will be married...

President Buhari Receives Amosun, Ogun Monarchs In Abuja

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, received the Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunke Amosun and some traditional rulers of the state at the Government House In Abuja.The Paramount Ruler of Egbaland and Chairman of the Ogun State Council of Obas, (Oba) Oludotun Aremu Gbadebo Alake, Paramount Ruler...

Wozniacki Struggles In WTA Title Defence

Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki hits a return against Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova during their women’s singles match at the WTA Finals tennis tournament in Singapore on October 21, 2018.Roslan Rahman / AFP  Karolina Pliskova issued a warning to her opponents at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight-sets...

Trump Accuses Saudi Of ‘Lies’ Over Khashoggi’s Killing

US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before departing the White House for the G7 summit in Washington, DC.  NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP  US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the...

Minimum Wage: NLC Threatens To Embark On Fresh Industrial Action On...

 The organized labour comprising of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), has threatened to embark on a fresh nationwide industrial action on November 6.According to the groups they will be protesting over what they describe as the government’s unwillingness to implement...

Falcons Seeded For 2018 AWCON Draw

 Nigeria’s Super Falcons and Ghana’s Black Queens have been seeded for the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations draw taking place on Sunday night.Hosts Ghana are seeded in Group A with position A1, while Nigeria headlines Group B by virtue of being defending champions and the most...

Boko Haram Attacks Two Communities, Burns Down Houses In Borno

 Boko Haram insurgents have attacked Mairari and Femari communities of Konduga Local Government Area in Borno State.The insurgents were said to have arrived the villages around 8:00 pm on Saturday in gun trucks and motorcycles while shooting sporadically to scare off villagers.According to witnesses, locals scampered into...

Turkey To Quiz More Witnesses In Probe Of Khashoggi’s Death

The General Manager of Alarab TV, Jamal Khashoggi, looks on during a press conference in the Bahraini capital Manama. MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP  Turkish prosecutors have summoned more witnesses to testify as part of the investigation into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local television reported Sunday.Twenty-five...

Saudi’s Account Of Khashoggi’s Death Meets Growing Scepticism

File photo: MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH / AFP  Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demanded answers and the whereabouts of his body.After a fortnight of denials, Saudi authorities admitted...

Tributes Pour In For Former Top Asian Football Official Velappan

 Tributes have poured in after the death of Peter Velappan, a former top Asian football official who was credited with helping transform the game in the region.The Malaysian, who died Saturday at the age of 83, was Asian Football Confederation (AFC) general secretary for 29 years.His...

Former CJN, Idris Kutigi’s Death A Great Loss To The Nation...

 The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello, says he is shocked by the demise of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, who died on Saturday at a hospital in London.The governor said the death of the legal luminary is a great loss to the...

Emery’s Arsenal Face Gruelling Week

Unai Emery AFP Photo  Unai Emery admits Arsenal will struggle to cope with a draining schedule that sees them host Leicester at the start of three games in seven days.Emery’s side will be pushed to the limit by the television schedulers, who moved their Premier League clash...

US Withdrawal From Nuclear Arms Deal ‘Dangerous Step’, Moscow Warns

File Photo of US President Donald Trump by Mandel NGAN / AFP  Moscow on Sunday warned US President Donald Trump that his plan to ditch a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia was a dangerous step.Russian deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said this “would be a...

Top Chinese Official In Macau Dies After Falling From Building

 China’s top representative in Macau has fallen to his death from the building where he lived, authorities said Sunday.Zheng Xiaosong, 59, the Chinese government’s liaison officer in the semi-autonomous former Portuguese colony, had been suffering from depression, Beijing said in a statement.Zheng “fell to his death...

One Dead As 200 Migrants Reach Spain’s Melilla Enclave

File photo: Migrants  A migrant died Sunday after around 200 people scaled a fence to enter Spain’s Melilla enclave from northern Morocco, local Spanish authorities said.The man was among the migrants who climbed over two barbed wire fences and appeared to have died of a heart attack,...

17 Dead In Taiwan Rail Accident – Authorities

 At least 17 people have died after a train derailed and flipped over in Taiwan Sunday, authorities said.The Taiwan Railways Administration confirmed the toll and said more than 70 people had also been injured in the accident in northeastern Yilan county.At least five carriages had flipped...

Rebels Kill 11, Abduct 15 In DR Congo – Security Sources

 Rebels killed at least 11 people and abducted 15 others, including 10 children, in an overnight raid near Beni, near DR Congo’s eastern border with Uganda, security sources said Sunday.Police recovered the bodies of 11 civilians killed in the town of Matete north of Beni, he...

Former CJN Idris Kutigi dies in London

 Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, has died at 79.He died on Saturday at a hospital in London following a brief illness.Born on December 31, 1939, in Kutigi, Lavun Local area of Niger State, the former CJN served as Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in...

Khashoggi’s Killers Must ‘Answer For Their Actions’ – Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Credit: MANDEL NGAN / AFP  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said those behind Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death must be brought to book and called for “transparency” from Riyadh.“Those responsible must answer for their actions,” Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in a joint statement.“We...