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Today's Headlines: 3 Kidnap Suspects Arrested In Niger; Buhari And Tinubu Bag Awards In UK

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Police arrest 3 kidnap suspects in Niger

The police command in Niger has arrested three suspects over alleged kidnapping in Nasko Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

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Mr Monday Kuryas, the state Commissioner of Police disclosed this when he spoke with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Sunday.

“On Oct. 2 at about 0900 hours, the Divisional Police Officer Nasko Division mobilised a team of policemen and members of vigilance group numbering about 97 for a raid at kidnappers hideout located in Manini, Isana and Etere forest in Nasko LGA.

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“Three suspects were arrested after the raid, they include one Abubakar, Aliyu Abubakar and Mohamed Aliyu.

Buhari, Tinubu bag awards in UK

President Muhammadu Buhari has bagged the Nation Builder Award at an event organised by the All Progressives Congress (APC), United Kingdom chapter, to celebrate Nigeria’s 61st Independence Anniversary in London.

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Mr Jacob Ogunseye, the chapter’s Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.

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Explosion kills UN peacekeeper, injures three in Mali

A peacekeeper with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has been killed and three others seriously injured after an improvised explosive device exploded in the northeast part of the country.

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El-Ghassim Wane, the head of the UN mission, announced Saturday on Twitter that a MINUSMA vehicle hit an improvised explosive device near Tessalit of the Kidal region.

“The death toll is one and three serious injuries… This reminds us of the ongoing danger to our peacekeepers and the sacrifices made for peace in Mali,” Mr Wane tweeted.

Sanwo-Olu declares zero tolerance for sexual violence, wife bags award

The Lagos State First Lady, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has bagged a special recognition award in appreciation of her advocacy and tremendous support to enhance the fight against sexual and gender-based violence in the state.

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The recognition award was presented to the First Lady by the State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, at the annual Commendation & Awards Night organised by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team to commemorate the Domestic and Sexual Violence Awareness Month.

Jigawa recidents go spiritual over lack of rainfall

Dutse recidents in Jigawa State have gone spritual over low rainfall in the State which is posing serious threat to their farming activities.

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Chief Imam of the Dutse Central Mosque, Dr. Abubakar Sani Birnin Kudu led thousands of people to observe two raka’at prayer at Dutse Eids ground seeking for divine intervention.

He blamed the high level of corruption, killings and other social vices within the society as the major factor responsible for some of the calamities

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