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Daily Archives: January 4, 2018

Arsenal complete signing of Greek defender Mavropanos

Arsenal complete signing of Greek defender Mavropanos

Arsenal have announced the signing of Greek defender Konstantinos Mavropanos, who joins the Premier League club from PAS Giannina. The 20-year-old has joined for an undisclosed fee, which is reported to be in the region of £1.8million, and the length of his contract has not been announced. Manager Arsene Wenger said following Wednesday’s 2-2 draw against Chelsea that Mavropanos was ...

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Yusuf Buhari in Stable Condition – Doctors’ Guild

Yusuf Buhari in Stable Condition – Doctors’ Guild

The Guild of Medical Directors in Nigeria has released a statement saying son of the president Yusuf Buhari is now in stable condition following his bike accident, The Sun reports. Yusuf had suffered a head injury and a broken limb after crashing a bike in Abuja on Boxing Day, December 26, 2017. Yusuf was reported to be receiving treatment at ...

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President Buhari commiserates with Benue governor over deadly attacks, instructs security agencies to stop the killings

President Buhari commiserates with Benue governor over deadly attacks, instructs security

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the reported killings, injury of several persons and wanton destruction of property in Guma and Logo Local Government Areas of the state in the New Year. While expressing immense sadness at the “wicked and callous” attacks on even innocent children, the President in a statement signed by ...

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Lagos Government seals off Petrol Station, hotel of Suspected Badoo Cult Kingpin Abayomi Alaka

Lagos Government seals off Petrol Station, hotel of Suspected Badoo Cult Kingpin Abayomi Alaka

The Lagos State Government has sealed off the petrol station and event centre belonging to suspected Badoo Cult kingpin Abayomi Kamal Alaka. The Police, had on December 22, 2017, declared Alaka wanted in connection with series of well-orchestrated killings and nefarious activities of the Badoo cult group in Ikorodu and Epe area of the State. Alaka is believed to be ...

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Photos: Soldiers allegedly shoot dead some residents protesting against Fulani herdsmen killings in Benue State

Soldiers allegedly shoot dead some residents protesting against Fulani herdsmen killings in Benue State

Some persons were feared dead when soldiers allegedly opened fire on armless residents protesting against Fulani herdsmen killings in Benue State Residents of Makurdi, the state capital, had on Wednesday, trooped out to protest against attack on communities by suspected herdsmen in which over 50 people were killed and 30 injured.

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Ogun State Police command arrests man with 114 bags of cannabis

Ogun State Police command arrests man with 114 bags of cannabis

The Ogun State Police Command have arrested a suspected indian hemp merchant, with 114 bags of cannabis. The Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect, Noah Olaore, was arrested on December 29, 2017 in front of the Moshood Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta. The arrest of the suspect followed information received by officials of Federal Anti-Robbery Squad that some ...

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Teenage suicide bomber attacks mosque in Borno, kills his father, 9 others

Teenage suicide bomber attacks mosque in Borno

A teenage suicide bomber yesterday at about 5am, attacked a mosque in Gamboru, Borno state killing his father and 9 others who had come to the mosque to offer their morning prayer. A resident of Gamboru, Lawan Abba, told NAN that the suicide bomber was from Gamboru community. “The suicide bomber hailed from Gamboru town, he disowned his parents and ...

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