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Extrajudicial Killing: Lagos Govt Set To Prosecute Four Police Officers

The Lagos State Government says it is set to arraign four police officers over their alleged involvement in extrajudicial killings.

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‘Miracle’ Baby Survives After Being Buried For Days

  Doctors on Wednesday hailed as a “miracle” the survival of a newborn girl found several days after being buried alive, as police hunted for her parents who have been charged with attempted murder. The nearly eight-day-old baby was found in a clay pot by a father Thursday when he was digging a grave for … Continue reading ‘Miracle’ Baby Survives After Being Buried For Days

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Sanchez Undergoes Ankle Surgery

  Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has undergone surgery in Barcelona after picking up an ankle injury on international duty, his Italian club Inter Milan confirmed on Wednesday. Sanchez hobbled off in the 88th minute of a goalless draw in the friendly against Colombia in Alicante on Saturday. Inter said that Sanchez underwent a consultation with Dr … Continue reading Sanchez Undergoes Ankle Surgery

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One Dead As Strong 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines

  A child was killed in a strong 6.4-magnitude quake that hit the southern Philippines on Wednesday, a local mayor said, as houses collapsed, power was knocked out and a shopping mall burst into flames. Residents evacuated homes and buildings across the Mindanao region including a mall that caught fire in the city of General … Continue reading One Dead As Strong 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines

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Ukraine ‘Won’t Interfere’ In Trump Impeachment Probe – President

  President Volodymyr Zelensky said Wednesday that Ukraine “will do nothing” in connection with the  impeachment probe against Donald Trump over allegations the US president tried to force Kiev to investigate his political rival Joe Biden. “As the president of Ukraine, I won’t interfere with events in other countries, unlike some others may try,” Zelensky … Continue reading Ukraine ‘Won’t Interfere’ In Trump Impeachment Probe – President

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Teenager Gauff Dumped Out At Luxembourg After Maiden WTA Win

  The US’ Coco Gauff failed to follow up on her maiden WTA tournament win after crashing out in the first round 6-4, 6-0 to Anna Blinkova in Luxembourg on Wednesday. Teenage sensation Gauff, made headlines around the world on Sunday when she conquered her first career title in Linz, Austria, aged 15 years and seven … Continue reading Teenager Gauff Dumped Out At Luxembourg After Maiden WTA Win

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SGF Warns Against Using His Office For False And Fraudulent Information

  The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, says his attention has been drawn to unrelenting activities of faceless persons using the social media and other platforms to lure unsuspecting members of the Public to submit their Curriculum Vitae at a fee, to a non-existing desk at his Office, for Federal Government … Continue reading SGF Warns Against Using His Office For False And Fraudulent Information

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Hong Kong Protest Leader Left Bloodied In Street Attack

  A leading face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement was rushed to hospital covered in blood late Wednesday after being attacked by unidentified thugs with hammers, his protest group said. The Civil Human Rights Front said leader Jimmy Sham was assaulted by four to five people wielding hammers in the district of Mongkok in what … Continue reading Hong Kong Protest Leader Left Bloodied In Street Attack

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Man Suspected Of ‘Illegal Deprivation Of Liberty’ Of Dutch Family

Dutch prosecutors said Wednesday that a 58-year-old man arrested after the discovery of a family of six hidden on a remote farm was suspected of holding them against their will and harming their health.

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Reps Committee To Engage US Congress Over Air Force Tucano Aircraft

    The House of Representatives Committee on Air Force is to engage with the United States Congress committee on Air Force affairs, regarding the Super Tucano aircraft which Nigeria had paid for last year. This was revealed on Wednesday during the inaugural meeting of the committee. Present at the meeting was the Chief of … Continue reading Reps Committee To Engage US Congress Over Air Force Tucano Aircraft

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