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Stefano Brizzi, who strangled police officer and tried to dissolve body in acid, has died in prison

A murderer who was jailed for killing a Metropolitan Police officer and trying to dissolve his body in acid has died in prison. Stefano Brizzi, 51, was sentenced to life in prison in 2016 for murdering PC Gordon Semple and

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Rwanda sacks 200 police officers on corruption allegations

Rwanda has dismissed 200 police officers implicated in corruption-related cases, a Police Spokesman said on Monday. The announcement came about two weeks after anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International ranked the East African country as the third-least corrupt in Africa, after Botswana

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Fulani herdsmen destroy farms, rape our wives —Ohanaeze

The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, has said the prevailing activities of the Fulani herdsmen had over the years led to the killing, maiming, raping of Igbo people and destruction of their farms. He said: “The peaceful coexistence

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I’ll ban ‘Danfo’ before end of this year, says Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says he has plans to take commercial buses popularly known as Danfo off Lagos roads before the end of the year. He explained that this is to create a more efficient, “well-structured and world

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I can’t disclose Buhari’s health status – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday said only President Muhammadu Buhari would  disclose his health status to Nigerians at the appropriate time.  He also said he was not in any way under pressure to resign.  Osinbajo spoke with State

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2016 Budget: We only received 53 per cent of our allocation – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the works sector received only 53 per cent of the over N300 billion appropriated to it 2016. He made this known at the ongoing 2017 budget defence before

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Governance: 2 opposing groups demonstrate in Abuja

Two opposing groups on Monday demonstrated in Abuja about governance in Nigeria. While one group expressed support for the actions of the Federal Government in the areas of security and anti-corruption campaign, the other demanded improved quality of life for

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Man jailed seven years without fine for stealing laptop

A laptop thief is to spend the next seven years in jail, according to an Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court. The court sentenced 28-year-old Gbenga Salako to seven years imprisonment for breaking into a woman’s apartment in broad daylight and stealing

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FERMA begins asphalt-laying on Third Mainland Bridge

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on Monday began laying of asphalt on IBB Boulevard, popularly called  the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN correspondents who visited the bridge observed FERMA workmen spreading

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Chelsea vs. Arsenal, Premier league: opposition analysis

The Season So Far The kindest thing we can say here is that Arsenal never do things the easy way. Having recovered their position as one of the Premier League’s powerhouse buying clubs, the Gunners have failed to establish a

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