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Police confirms eight persons died in Enugu underground water tank (Punch)

The Enugu State Police Command has said that eight persons have been confirmed dead in an underground water safety tank. This was contained in a statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu on Tuesday, a copy of…

Former Ohio judge dragged from courtroom after jail sentence (BBC)

A US courtroom descended into chaos as a former judge was sentenced to jail. Tracie Hunter, a former Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge, was given a six month sentence after using her position to help her brother keep his job…

Singapore seizes elephant ivory and pangolin scales in record $48m haul (BBC)

Singapore authorities have seized 8.8 tonnes (8,800kg) of elephant ivory, its largest ever seizure to date. Authorities estimate that the tusks, valued at $12.9m (£10.4m), have come from nearly 300 African elephants. Some 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales valued at…

South Korea fires warning shots at Russian military aircraft (BBC)

South Korea says its jets fired warning shots at a Russian surveillance plane that entered its airspace on Tuesday. Officials said the plane twice violated the airspace over the disputed Dokdo/Takeshima islands, which are occupied by South Korea but also…

Gareth Bale: Zinedine Zidane denies showing Real Madrid winger disrespect (BBC)

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has denied showing disrespect to Gareth Bale, and claimed the Wales forward refused to come on as a substitute against Bayern Munich on Sunday. Zidane has said Bale is “very close to leaving” the club and that…

Algerians Yacine Brahimi and Mehdi Abeid join new clubs (BBC)

Algerian forward Yacine Brahimi has joined the Qatari club Al Rayyan while Mehdi Abeid signed for Nantes in France, with both having three-year deals. The pair were free agents, Brahimi’s contract with Portugual’s Porto ended as did Abeid’s at French…

Boris Johnson wins race to be Tory leader and PM (BBC)

Boris Johnson has been elected new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members and will become the next UK prime minister. He beat Jeremy Hunt comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival’s 46,656. The former London mayor takes over…

They are back! Amaechi, Lai Mohammed, Fashola others return as ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of 43 ministerial nominees for the screening and confirmation of the senate. Prominent on the list are a host of old and familiar faces: Former ministers Rotimi Amaechi, Raji Fashola, Adamu Adamu…

40,000 more flee Cameroon conflict to Nigeria — UN (Guardian)

The United Nations on Monday said nearly 40,000 more people had been forced to flee to Nigeria by worsening humanitarian situation in north-west and south-west regions of Cameroon. Briefing UN correspondents in New York on Monday, a spokesman of the organisation,…

Why court order on El-Zakzakky’s release was not obeyed – Presidency (Punch)

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government refused to obey Justice Gabriel Kolawole’s order on the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem…

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