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May 28, 2017 6:18 AM Love him, hate him: Why Buhari remains the issue!

No Nigerian leader, living or dead, has affected the Nigerian nation in the way President Muhammadu Buhari has; let fools contend. Of course, this would generate an open, heated argument – and there already is – about the real and imagined essence of the affectation of Buhari on the political, economic, religious and even social spheres. This, in more ways than one. Some of the points 14

May 23, 2017 9:48 PM With an arched brow, Roger Moore found humor in Bond, life

LOS ANGELES — Sir Roger Moore always made sure to laugh at himself before the audience could. With a mere arch of an eyebrow, Moore, whose wit was dryer than James Bond’s martinis, could convey a skepticism of his accidental profession, disarming good looks and the suave characters he often played, from Bond to Simon Templar, all while saving the day and charming 14

May 4, 2017 5:44 AM Media under gun in Africa

Press freedom is being increasingly compromised in Southern Africa, where journalists and media owners are being targeted for exposing the truth. Amnesty International, in marking World Press Freedom Day yesterday, said the intimidation of journalists sent a frightening and intimidating message that made reporters censor themselves. "From Angola to Zambia 18

April 28, 2017 8:11 AM Adamawa speaker beats up police sergeant

In a clear case of display of power and arrogance, the Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Kabiru Mijinyawa, has allegedly beaten up a police sergeant attached to him. A witness told newsmen in Yola on Thursday that the power-drunk speaker got angry when the policeman complained about non-payment of his allowances. According to the source 18

April 27, 2017 2:22 AM Buhari: Police hunt for cop who vowed to kill 200

The Nigeria Police Force says it has launched a manhunt for one Inusa Saidu Biu, a riot policeman, who threatened to kill 200 persons if ailing President Muhammadu dies. The police stated that it had commenced investigation into the content of his post on the social media, with a view to identifying the policeman and taking necessary actions. Biu took to his Facebook 16

April 21, 2017 2:23 AM Eyewitness News — Islamic State claims Paris shooting, one policeman killed

PARIS – A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in central Paris on Thursday night in an attack carried out days before presidential elections and quickly claimed by the Islamic State militant group. President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the “cowardly killing” on the Champs Elysees boulevard, in which the assailant was himself 27

April 8, 2017 1:00 PM Uzbek man arrested over Swedish truck attack that killed four

Swedish police arrested a 39-year-old Uzbek man on suspicion of ramming a hijacked beer delivery truck into crowds in central Stockholm, killing four people and wounding 15 in what they called a terror crime. Police were increasingly confident they had detained the driver of the truck that ploughed down a busy shopping street and smashed through a store 23

April 6, 2017 6:35 AM Policemen demanded 5,000 bribe from me – Driver who escaped death alleges

The driver of a sales van belonging to Euro Mega Atlantic Company, Ikeja, Lagos, who escaped death when his vehicle fell on its side on the Ijora/Orile overhead bridge in Lagos State, Folarin Omolola, on Wednesday alleged that two policemen demanded the sum of N5,000 bribe from him. The accident caused traffic jam, compelling vehicles to drive against 17

April 4, 2017 5:39 PM DA slams Mbalula's 'reckless' call to fight fire with fire

Cape Town - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's threat to "nail" and "outgun" criminals is worrying, Democratic Alliance MP Zakhele Mbhele said on Tuesday. "It is unacceptable that these men, who can so glibly utter such thoughtless and dangerous statements, can be trusted with the safety and security of millions of South Africans." He was responding to remarks 13

April 4, 2017 2:10 PM 'If they come with AK47s, we must outgun them'

Pretoria - Newly-appointed Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has warned gunmen who target officers that police will "outgun" them. "We are tired of burying crime fighters. Anyone who kills a policeman will meet fire with fire [sic]. No policeman will die in vain. "If they come with AK47s, we must outgun them! Meet fire with fire, you are not given those 17