Sunday 21 May 2017

Troops kill 13 suspected insurgents, arrest 10 – Army

The Nigerian Army has said that 13 suspected Boko Haram insurgents have been killed by troops within the Lake Chad area of operation.

The disclosure was made Sunday by the Deputy Director, Public Relations of 8 Task Force Division, Colonel Timothy Antigha.

Chelsea Crowned Champions In Style, Arsenal Miss Out On Champions League

The English Premier League ended in style on Sunday as Chelsea ended the season on a high, beating Sunderland 5-1.

Sunday’s win was the 30th for the Blues and it is a record number for the London club in a single season.

Four IDPs beheaded by Boko Haram

Four internally displaced persons, IDPs, in Dalori-1 Camp of Maiduguri, Borno State, have been beheaded by the Boko Haram.

They were reportedly beheaded while hunting outside the camp on Saturday.

Hausa man killed in Enugu for allegedly attempting to steal car battery (PHOTOS)

An unidentified Hausa met met his waterloo when he was caught while trying to steal a car battery in Ibekwe Tiles Plaza in Enugu State.

An angry mob descended on him and he was lynched to death.

Trump speaks on ‘good vs evil’ in Saudi


US President Donald Trump has underlined the need to confront extremism in Islam during a speech in Saudi Arabia.

Speaking in the Saudi capital Riyadh, he said the fight against extremism was not “a battle between different faiths” but “a battle between good and evil”.

El Rufai orders probe of recovered rifles

Governor Nasir El Rufai has ordered an investigation into the  discovery of five locally made AK-47 rifles and a magazine in a car that was involved in an accident last week.
In a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Samuel Aruwan, Sunday, he said the Kaduna State government had received a briefing on the accident from the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps and the governor had ordered an immediate investigation into the matter.
It will be recalled that the fatal accident, involving two vehicles, occurred on May 12 at Mazuga, Kachia Local Government Area.

“Education holds the key to our development,” Emir Sanusi tells Kano leaders

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on both the federal and state governments to encourage private entrepreneurs to invest in the power sector.

He made the call while delivering a keynote address at a two-day conference in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the creation of Kano state.

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