US Cop Cleared Of Murder Rehired To Get Pension – Reports

A US police officer acquitted of murder after shooting an unarmed man in a case that shocked the nation was briefly rehired so he could get a pension, reports said Friday.

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Malaysian University Describes Nigerian Student Who Died In Custody As ‘Inspired Young Man”

Malaysia’s Limkokwing University of Creative Technology has described the Nigerian PHD student who died in the custody of the country’s authorities as an “inspired young man”.

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Dabiri-Erewa Demands Investigation Into Death Of Nigerian PhD Student In Custody In Malaysia

Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has called for an investigation into the death of a Nigerian student who was in custody in Malaysia.

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Ogunoye Emerges New Olowo Of Owo

Roince Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye has emerged the new Olowo of Owo, of Ondo state.

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Nigeria Immigration Launches E-Migrant Platform

  The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has launched the E-Migrant platform for foreigners staying beyond 90 days in the country. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, spoke at the inauguration of the Migrant E-Registration and Data Processing Centres at NIS Headquarters in Abuja. He said that the platform will assist the … Continue reading Nigeria Immigration Launches E-Migrant Platform

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Several Dead In Somalia Hotel Attack

A bomb attack claimed by Al-Shabab militants on a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayo left several people dead Friday, security forces and witnesses said.

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Federer Beats Nadal, Plays Djokovic In Wimbledon Final

  Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic after he reached his 12th Wimbledon final on Friday beating great Spanish rival Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7/3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. The 37-year-old eight-time champion — the third oldest Grand Slam finalist in the modern era — will be appearing in his 31st final at the majors. It is … Continue reading Federer Beats Nadal, Plays Djokovic In Wimbledon Final

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Fire Guts Over 60 Shops In Enugu Market

  An early morning fire has burnt at least 68 shops in Amaigbo market in Enugu state. The cause of the fire is yet to be known, but there are speculations that it may have occurred from a power surge. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who paid a condolence visit to the traders, directed the Chairman of … Continue reading Fire Guts Over 60 Shops In Enugu Market

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APP Drops Suit Seeking To Sack Zamfara Governor

  The Action Peoples Party (APP) has withdrawn the petition it filed against the declaration of Bello Mattawale as the Governor of Zamfara State. The party had filed a suit to challenge governor Mattawale’s victory at the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. But APP’s National Chairman, Ikenga Ugochinyere, in a statement sent to Channels … Continue reading APP Drops Suit Seeking To Sack Zamfara Governor

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Japan Midfielder Abe To Join Barcelona

  Japanese attacking midfielder Hiroki Abe said Friday he was moving to Barcelona, becoming the second Japanese player in a month to join one of La Liga’s big two clubs. J-League outfit Kashima Antlers, where 20-year-old Abe was spending his third season as a professional, confirmed the move. Abe is expected to play for Barcelona’s … Continue reading Japan Midfielder Abe To Join Barcelona

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