Police arrest alleged rapist, armed robbers in Nasarawa

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  Umar Muhammed, Lafia The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday arrested a 24-year-old man alleged to have committed rape and 10 suspected armed robbers in the state. Parading the suspects at the state Police Command in Lafia, the state capital, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lawal Shehu, said Arigwu Stephen, 24, was arrested for allegedly raping a girl, Blessing ...

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I used dead bodies to shield myself

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Nigeria civil war: I used dead bodies to shield myself on battle field – Sam Ohuabunwa, a Biafran combatan Sam Ohuabunwa Wednesday, July 6, 2016, marked the 49th anniversary of the day a bitter war broke out between Nigeria and Biafra, which was fighting to secede from the former. January, 1970 marked the end of the blot in Nigeria’s history- ...

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40 suspected cultists arrested over Ogun killings

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  The scenes of the attacks. Photos: File Samuel Awoyinfa and Afeez Hanafi No fewer than 40 suspects have been arrested in different parts of Ogun State by the police over the killings carried out by cultists at Igode and Fakale communities, in Sagamu Local Government Area of the state, on Wednesday. The suspects were said to have been arrested ...

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Rui Faria joins Manchester United as part of SIX new backroom staff changes for Jose Mourinho

Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (L) and Chelsea's Portuguese assistant coach Rui Faria talk before the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 26, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / PAUL ELLIS 

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Together again: Rui Faria links up with Jose Mourinho at Man United. (Picture: Getty) Manchester United have confirmed six new faces will join Jose Mourinho’s coaching staff ahead of the new Premier League season. Jose Mourinho, who was officially unveiled as Manchester United manager on Tuesday, tackled difficult questions around the departure of the long-serving Ryan Giggs who has left the ...

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Five officers killed during Dallas protest over shooting of black men by police

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Five police officers were fatally shot and seven others injured by snipers who targeted them during rallies in Dallas to protest against the fatal police shooting of two black men this week. Dallas Police Chief David Brown confirmed two snipers in ‘elevated positions’ shot 11 officers, killing three, in what appeared to be a coordinated attack. Some of the victims were shot in ...

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I’ve N300m in my Zenith account–Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has confirmed an allegation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he had N300m in one of his accounts in Zenith Bank with number 9013074033. The governor’s Special Adviser on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said this in a series of tweets on ...

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100 gunmen attack Lagos community, loot property

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  Samson Folarin Fatoki community in the Egan, Igando area of Lagos State, has been deserted, after no fewer than 100 gunmen attacked the area in a three-day onslaught. PUNCH Metro learnt that during the siege, the gunmen, suspected to be militants, shot three residents and looted shops and homes in the community. Aside carting away drinks, including herbs, the ...

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Six-year-old kills housemaid in Abia

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Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia A six-year-old boy has erroneously killed a housemaid with the gun of his father in Aba, Abia State. Police detectives from the Ogbor Hill Police Division, Aba, have commenced investigations into the killing. It was gathered that the underage child reportedly picked the father’s gun from his bedroom, thinking that it was a toy gun and not ...

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