German court convicts stateless man over train rampage killings

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A German court on Wednesday sentenced a stateless man of Palestinian origin to life in prison over a knife attack on a train that claimed two teenagers’ lives. The accused, named by the court only as Ibrahim A., 34, had gone on a stabbing spree in January 2023 on a train travelling between the northern…

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The Presidency said the Presidential Compressed Natural Gas Initiative (PCNGI) will be rolled out on democracy day. PCNGI Prog Director/Chief Executive Michael O. Oluwagbemi made this known in a statement on Wednesday. Oluwagbemi explained that the initiative is part of the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led administration’s commitment to fostering sustainable energy solutions and reducing carbon…

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday said it arrested 13 fake Bureau-de-Change (BDC) operators in Lagos State. EFCC, in a statement on its official X handle, @officialEFCC, said the suspects were arrested for operating BDCs without appropriate licences. The suspects, according to the anti-graft agency, are Abdulahi Musa, Garba Abdullahi, Dauda Hussaini,…

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The Ogun State Police Command has confirmed the death of a cult member, identified simply as Segun, after being chased by a rival cult. The command, in a statement on Wednesday, said that Segun’s right wrist was chopped off. It said Segun, also known as “Ojo Ibo,” was killed around 11.30 pm on Tuesday, May…

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The Federal High Court in Kano has granted an ex-parte order suspending the activities of the Kano State Judicial Commission of Inquiry (JCI) established to investigate the mismanagement of public property and recovery of sold assets between 2015 and 2023. Kano governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, who inaugurated the commission of inquiry, said the intention was…

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