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37-year-old father remanded for allegedly raping own daughter

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 37-year-old man, Sunday Stephen, in Kirikiri Correctional Service for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter. The Chief Magistrate, Mr P.E. Nwaka, who did not take the plea of Stephen ordered that the case file be sent to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) for advice. Nwaka adjourned Read more

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I had sexual relationships with twin students – Lagos school principal confesses

Samson Adeyemo, a principal of a secondary school in Lagos, has admitted before an Ikeja Special Offences Court that he had sexual relationships with two 17-year-old twin students of his school. Adeyemo, 41, who resides at No. 8, Odesanya St., Abule Egba, near Lagos, is the principal of Legati College, Abule Egba. He is facing a two-count Read more

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Nigerians, other foreign nationals get 12 hours to leave South African Province

Nigerians and other foreign nationals resident South Africa’s Keimoes and Upington areas of Northern Cape Province were on Thursday morning given 12 hours to vacate by the indigenes. The President of Nigeria Union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, made the disclosure in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday Read more

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Air France suspends flying through Iran, Iraq airspace

Air France said Wednesday it has suspended until further notice flying through Iranian and Iraqi airspace after Iran fired ballistic missiles against bases housing US troops in Iraq. “As a precautionary measure and following news of airstrikes underway, Air France has decided to suspend until further notice all flights through Iranian and Iraqi airspace,” an Read more

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AGENCY REPORT International

Trump: We killed Soleimani to stop a war [Video]

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States killed top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani to stop a war. Addressing newsmen in Florida, Trump alleged that Soleimani was “plotting imminent and sinister attacks on American diplomats and military personnel, but we caught him in the act and terminated him”. Blaming Soleimani for the Read more

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Suspects revealed how LASU final year student was killed

Suspected killers of Favour Daley-Oladele on Saturday narrated the gory details of how the final year Sociology student of Lagos State University (LASU) was gruesomely murdered for money rituals at Ikoyi-Ile in Osun. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the three principal suspects gave the details after police detectives exhumed the victim’s dismembered Read more

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AGENCY REPORT Politics

I won’t contest in 2023 presidential election, Buhari insists

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his intention not to contest the 2023 presidential elections but determined to help strengthen the electoral process both in Nigeria and across Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that several ECOWAS members will be going to the polls in 2020. Buhari made his Read more

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Africa AGENCY REPORT

Africa: Angola freezes assets of ex-president’s daughter over corruption allegations

An Angolan court has ordered the freezing of assets held by former President Eduardo dos Santos’ daughter Isabel, state news agency Angop reported on Tuesday. Report says it is the latest high-profile case in government’s anti-corruption drive. The asset freeze followed an injunction application by the state, which is seeking to recover around 1 billion dollars of Read more