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Police arrest man for locking up 2-year old child in Delta

From Paul Osuyi, Asaba A middle-aged man identified as Wisdom has been arrested by the police in Delta State, over alleged inhuman treatment meted on his two-year old child, Zino. The suspect, in connivance with his mistress, was said to locked up the victim in a dark room in the family’s apartment located at 113 …
The Sun Nigeria.

Foundation awards educational grants to 164 students in Delta

From Paul Osuyi, Asaba A total of 164 undergraduates in Delta State at the weekend benefitted from the educational grant scheme of Monday Onyeme Foundation. The beneficiaries who received cheques rangibg from N100,000 to N200,000, were drawn from Ndokwa area of the state with 61 from Ukwuani, 78 from Ndokwa West and 55 from Ndokwa …
The Sun Nigeria.



I’ve no room for criminality, Wike warns criminals

From TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has threatened to shut down the Bonny-Bille-Nembe Jetty in Port Harcourt, if there are reported cases of criminality or physical violence in the area. Governor Wike said the zeal to provide an enabling environment for sea travellers and boost marine economy of the state, …
The Sun Nigeria.

Police rescue kidnapped couple in Ondo

From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Police in Ondo State have rescued a couple, Mr. and Mrs Gbenga Ibikunke who were kidnapped last week along Uso-Owo road in Ondo State. The couple was kidnapped and their three children were left inside their car while travelling from Ebonyi State to Akure. However, policemen later rescued the children …
The Sun Nigeria.

Nigeria Immigration Service begins investigation into cause of head quarter’s fire outbreak

From Joseph Inokotong, Abuja The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has launched an investigation to unravel the cause of fire outbreak which razed its Abuja headquarters in the early hours of Sunday. The NIS, which disclosed this via its official Twitter handle @nigimmigration pointed out that the fire, which affected some of the offices in the …
The Sun Nigeria.

2023: APC vows to take over Delta

From Paul Osuyi, Asaba The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State has declared it’s readiness to win future electons in the state, beginning with the March 6, 2021 local government elections. The party said it was now poised more than even before to sack the ruling People Democratic Party (PDP) from Government House, Asaba …
The Sun Nigeria.

Senator Uba Sani, Kaduna Speaker face-off may rock El-rufai’s achievements, former Speaker warns

From Noah Ebije Kaduna The immediate past Speaker, and member, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Hon. Aminu Shagali has warned that the ongoing face-off between Senator Uba Sani (Kaduna Central) and the current Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Zailani is capable of rocking governor Nasir El-rufai’s achievements in the last six …
The Sun Nigeria.



Akeredolu makes case for State police

From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has made case for state police, saying, that will enhance security of lives and property of all and sundry. Besides, Akeredolu called on the Nigerian Army to help in the fight against insurgents and other criminalities in the country. Akeredolu also called for multi-level policing …
The Sun Nigeria.

Oyo: Amotekun clashed with bandits, not Fulani herdsmen – Commandant

From Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Commandant of Oyo State Security Network Agency, also known as Operation Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju (retd), has dismissed media reports that there was a bloody clash between operatives of the agency and some Fulani herdsmen on Saturday in Aiyete in Ibarapa North Local Government of the state. The media had …
The Sun Nigeria.

Police arrest 318 suspected criminals in Yobe in Q4 2020

The Police Command in Yobe, on Sunday, said it arrested 318 suspects in connection with various offences in the fourth quarter of 2020. The Command’s Spokesman, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, disclosed this in a statement, detailing 2020 achievements recorded in the state. He listed the suspects’ alleged crimes to include homicide, rape, kidnapping, theft, armed robbery …
The Sun Nigeria.

End in sight? Israel rolls out COVID booster shots

  Israel’s coronavirus vaccination campaign, the world’s fastest per capita, shifted to booster shots on Sunday in a bid to protect the most vulnerable citizens by next month and ease curbs on the economy. Israelis over the age of 60, those with health problems and medical personnel have been receiving first injections of Pfizer Inc. …

Multi-level policing, modern equipment will solve Nigeria’s insecurity woes – Akeredolu

  Adewale Momoh, Akure Following the security challenges that the country is battling with, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has made a case for modern equipment for the Nigerian Military to help in the fight against insurgents and other criminalities in the country. While also calling for multi-level policing system as the most effective …

Amotekun Commandant: We carried out joint raid of kidnappers’ hideout in Oyo

*Insists no clash between Corps and Fulani herders Sola Adeyemo, Ibadan The Commandant of the Oyo State Security Network Agency, (a.k.a. Operation Amotekun), Col. Olayinka Olayanju (rtd) Sunday cleared the air on the reported clash between the personnel and Fulani, saying that the incident was a joint raid of kidnappers in the Ibarapa and Oke …

Pope Francis’ personal doctor dies of COVID-19

  Fabrizio Soccorsi, personal doctor to Pope Francis, has died after battling complications arising from COVID-19. Soccorsi was said to have died at the Gemelli Hospital in Rome, L’Osservatore Romano, the Vatican newspaper, reported on Saturday. He was reportedly receiving treatment for “oncological pathology” at the hospital before his death. According to his profile published by …

COVID-19: German deaths top 40,000 as Merkel warns of ‘hardest weeks’

  The total number of Germany’s coronavirus deaths crossed 40,000 on Sunday, as Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the coming weeks would be “the hardest” yet. Germany recorded 465 deaths over the past 24 hours, the Robert Koch Institute for disease control said, raising the toll since the start of the pandemic to 40,343. More …

Pickford-van Dijk challenge: I goofed, should have sent keeper off, admits Ref. Oliver

  Premier League referee Michael Oliver has admitted he made a mistake by not sending off Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford for a challenge that led to a serious knee injury for Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk. Oliver came in for criticism after Pickford’s challenge in the Merseyside derby on October 17 left Van Dijk needing …

Ondo PDP crisis: LG leaders kick over suspension of members

Babatope Okeowo, Akure The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State deepened at the weekend as some leaders of the party dissociated themselves from the suspension of some members of the party. The party had suspended some members of the party, including the Minority Leader of the House of Assembly, Hon. Rasheed …

Family of 6 burnt to death in auto crash along Akwanga-Keffi Road

  A family of six simply identified as the Nuhus including their driver have lost their lives in a car accident along Akwanga-Keffi Road. The accident as gathered by ait.live from a family member occurred at about 8pm on Saturday night with the car bursting into flames. The source added that, the family was traveling …

Indonesia: Crashed plane’s black boxes located

  The Black boxes of a passenger plane which crashed in the sea soon after take-off from Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday have been located, officials say. A small flotilla of ships has been searching the site and navy divers should soon be able to retrieve the two flight recorders, they add. Aircraft parts and human …

SERAP to Buhari: Drop plan to borrow dormant account balances, unclaimed dividends

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position “to promptly drop the plan by the Federal Government to borrow about N895bn of unclaimed dividends and funds in dormant accounts using the patently unconstitutional and illegal Finance Act, 2020, and …

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