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How we arrested herdsmen/farmers conflict in Abia — CP

Commissioner of Police, Abia State, Mr Anthony Ogbizi.

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Anthony Ogbizi, has said that the Herdsmen/Farmers’ Conflict Resolution Committee, has effectively brought the recurring clashes between the two groups in the state under control.
Ogbizi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in his office on Saturday, adding that they currently enjoyed peaceful and harmonious coexistence in the state.

Brazil are 'two grades' better than 2014 – Kroos


Toni Kroos rates Brazil “two grades” higher than when Germany hammered the ‘Selecao’ 7-1 at the 2014 World Cup.
Kroos scored twice in the Belo Horizonte semi-final at Brazil 2014 when Germany blitzed the hosts, who were missing superstar forward Neymar, with five goals in a dramatic opening 30 minutes of what became the heaviest home defeat in Brazil’s history.
Ahead of the teams’ meeting on Tuesday, Germany midfielder Kroos is not expecting a repeat: “When I look at the current team in comparison to 2014, they are two grades better.

New Italy coach to be named on May 20 – Costacurta

Alessandro Costacurta.Photo: alfredopedulla

Italy’s new national coach will be named on May 20, Italian football federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said on Saturday.
Former AC Milan defender Costacurta has been given the job of finding a replacement for Gian Piero Ventura, who was sacked after Italy’s shock failure to qualify for the World Cup last November.
And with under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio in charge on an interim basis, the four-time world champions suffered defeat in their first game since, losing 2-0 to Argentina in Manchester on Friday.

Martin Luther King Jr's granddaughter appeals for 'gun-free world'

Martin Luther King Jr’s granddaughter Yolanda Renee King(L) speaks next to student Jaclyn Corin during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, DC on March 24, 2018.Galvanized by a massacre at a Florida high school, hundreds of thousands of Americans are expected to take to the streets in cities across the United States on Saturday in the biggest protest for gun control in a generation. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm

The nine-year-old granddaughter of Martin Luther King Jr.

Japan's Takanashi breaks all-time record with 54th World Cup win

Yuki Ito from Japan competes during her first competition jump of the ski jumping World Cup Ladies competition in Oberstdorf, southern Germany, on March 24, 2018.Sara Takanashi won the competition, Daniela Iraschko-Stolz from Austria placed second and Maren Lundby from Norway placed third. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOF STACHE

Japanese ski jumper Sara Takanashi clinched the all-time record for most World Cup wins with her first victory of the season in Oberstdorf on Saturday.

Lagos by-election: APC wins in Dopemu

John Odigie Oyegun, APC National Chairman

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mrs Rasheedat Adekunle, on Saturday emerged winner of the council by-election for Ward B(Dopemu) in Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Adekunle emerged winner after polling 980 votes to defeat MrAbdul- Rasheed Lawal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 480 votes and Lookman Afogunlowo of Accord who scored 288 votes.
The Returning Officer, Mr Samuel Agosu, while announcing results, said the APC candidate met the requirements to be declared winner and elected councillor.

How To Prepare Avocado Soup In 15 Minutes

Avocados are in season. Although the Hass species is the most common, there are about 80 other types of this superfood. From its leaves to the oil, avocados play a very important role in our diet.
The avocado soup is not only delicious, it is a special treat for your skin and overall health.

3 cups of Avocado, peeled, mashed
3 cups of coconut milk or whole milk
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon of lime juice
Garlic, Corn (for garnish; optional)


Pour the milk into a blender and add the avocado. Blend together.
Pour out your puree into a bowl and add salt.

Mali PM promises education, training for restive north

Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga (R) shakes hands with Mahamat Annadif Saleh, the head of the MINUSMA (the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali) during a visit of the Malian delegation in Kidal, northern Mali, on March 23, 2018.Mali’s Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga made a landmark visit to the restive northern town of Kidal on March 23, 2018, the first since 2014 by a head of government to an area still in the hands of former rebels.

Puigdemont slips out of Finland despite arrest warrant

(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 07, 2018 exiled former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont poses in front of a Catalan flag during a photo session in Brussels on February 7, 2018.Spain’s Supreme Court said on March 23, 2018 it would prosecute for “rebellion” 13 Catalan separatists, including ousted leader Carles Puigdemont and his nominated successor, over their role in the region’s failed breakaway bid.

APC candidate declared winner in Oshodi-Isolo LG ward by-election

The National Chairman, of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA

Mrs Khadijat Jimoh, the Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogunoloko Ward B Councillorship by-election in Oshodi Isolo Local Government, Lagos State was on Saturday declared the winner of the poll.
The Returning Officer, Mr Olusola Ibikunle, said that Jimoh polled 2,208 votes to defeat her opponent from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 343 votes.