Staff, (Tribune) - A notorious 'godfather' who sold machines guns to criminals in Birmingham, United Kingdom while at the heart of a gang which gunned down two innocent girls in a botched attack has been jailed for 16 years, reports the Daily Mail of UK.
Staff, (Punch) - The deportees were said to have been stranded at the airport waiting for families and friends to come for them. The spokesperson for the Nigerian Immigration service, Mr. Ekpedeme King, who confirmed the development, said some of the deportees had overstayed their visas in the UK.
Staff, (Punch) - APC has says it is preparing for a fresh governorship primary in Kogi State to elect a candidate, who will replace its candidate in the November 21 poll in the state, Prince Abubakar Audu, who died on Sunday.
Staff, (Punch) - There was confusion among officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the legal implications of the death of the Kogi State Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abubakar Audu, on Sunday.
Staff, (Guardian) - He was near realising his coveted ambition: to return to the Kogi State Government House. But yesterday, his pet dream was scuttled irretrievably. He died. Declaration of most of the results of Saturday’s governorship election had him leading with over 41,000 votes.
Staff, (Nigerian Tribune) - THE United Kingdom (UK) has on Thursday, said the return of Nigerians, who have no right to remain in the UK is a key part of upholding a fair and robust immigration system, although stating that its preference is for such individuals to leave the UK voluntarily.
Staff, (Daily Sun) - Already, the authorities of the neighbouring country have gone ahead to construct Gerdarmes Office (Police station) in the affected Nigerian communities and also hoist their national flag at the affected Nigeria villages.