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Senate gives IG 14 days to arrest killer herdsmen – Punch Newspapers

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate at an extended plenary on Tuesday debated the killings by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and other parts of Nigeria. The lawmakers said their resolutions, which were later  conveyed to President Muhammadu Buhari by the leadership of the National Assembly, were “wake-up call” to the …

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Nigerians accept I’m doing my best -Buhari – Punch Newspapers

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigerians were accepting that his administration was doing its best, even if they were doing so grudgingly. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke while receiving The Gambian President, Mr. …

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Is FG’s response to killings by herdsmen adequate? – Punch Newspapers

Mr. Taiwo Otitolaye (Ex-National Vice President, Committee for the Defense of Human Rights) The Federal Government has not even shown that it is sensitive and responsive to its responsibility of maintaining peace and protecting the lives and property of Nigerians with respect to the clashes between herdsmen and farmers. The …

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French referee loses temper, kicks player before sending him off – Punch Newspapers

Referee Tony Chapron became the pantomime villain of Paris Saint-Germain’s 1-0 win at Nantes on Sunday, after responding to an accidental collision with Diego Carlos by kicking the Brazilian and sending him off. In injury time and with PSG on the counter-attack, Chapron stepped across the backtracking Nantes centre-back Carlos …

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I started raping after my girlfriend left — Suspect – Punch Newspapers

Enyioha Opara, Minna A 20-year-old man, Abdullateef Ibrahim, who was arrested by the Niger State Police Command for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl, has pleaded for forgiveness, saying he started raping children after his girlfriend left him. The Niger State Police Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar, said on Sunday that …

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