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Three Kano housewives arrested for attempted murder

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The Kano State Police Command on Tuesday arrested three housewives linked with the alleged attempted murder of a girl, who was dumped in an old well in Gayawa village, in the Ungogo Local Government Area of the state.

The Kano State Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the arrest of the suspects.

He added that investigation into the case was in progress.

It was learnt that the girl, who was allegedly dumped into the well by her stepmother, spent two days in the well before she was rescued.

Majia said the suspects, who were alleged to have been involved in the incident, were apprehended in the village following a complaint by the victim’s father.

“We have arrested three women in connection with the case and they are now in our custody, assisting with investigation”, he said.

The police spokesperson stated that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, had directed the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department.

He added that the commissioner ordered a thorough investigation into the matter to ascertain their individual involvement in the case.

As soon as investigation was completed, Majiya said the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.

It was learnt that the girl was rescued alive by men of the state fire service.

Source: Punch

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

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#EndSARS protesters break into Lagos International Airport (Videos)

Young Nigerians protesting against SARS brutality, under the #EndSARS movement, stormed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state.

The protesters in their hundreds are preventing movement in and out of the busiest airport in the country.

Nationwide protests have been going on over the past 11 days, demanding an end to police brutality and extrajudicial killings, but since it began, this is the first time protesters would disrupt activities inside an airport.

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#EndSARS Protesters take over apple junction in Festac, Lagos

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Some Nigerians protesting against police brutality have taken over apple junction in Festac area of Lagos state causing serious gridlock.

The protesters with different banners are calling for end to police brutality. They blocked roads while asking to be heard by the government.

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari’s resignation

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Yul Edochie calls for Buhari's resignation

Popular actor turned politician, Yul Edochie, who had signified interest to contest the presidency in the forthcoming elections in 2019 has called for the resignation of President Buhari.

He made the call via his Twitter handle on Monday afternoon, October 19.

According to Yul, President Buhari was very vocal during the Goodluck Jonathan administration and called for the resignation of the former President on the basis of poor performance.

He opined that President Buhari has performed worse than Jonathan, therefore he should resign from office.

”President Buhari was very vocal during the previous Govt. He called for Goodluck’s resignation on the basis of poor performance. Today Buhari’s performance is worse than that of Jonathan. We put our hopes in him & he failed us. I call for Buhari’s resignation. #ENDBADGOVERNANCE” he tweeted.

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