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18-Year-Old Nigerian Stabbed To Death In London

A teenager stabbed to death in north-east London on Wednesday night has been named as Israel Ogunsola. His death, together with the death of a man in his 50s, takes the capital’s suspected murder toll to more than 50 in just three months. Ogunsola died in the shadow of a railway bridge on Link Street at the junction with Morning …

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Twitter Suspends One Million Accounts For Promoting Terrorism

Twitter said Thursday it has suspended over one million accounts for “promotion of terrorism” since 2015, claiming its efforts have begun to make the platform “an undesirable place” to call for violence. In its latest transparency report, Twitter said it suspended 274,460 accounts between July and December 2017 “for violations related to the promotion of terrorism.”

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China Bans Online Sale Of Bibles

Bibles can no longer be purchased online in China, despite the government publishing a new document claiming that it allows freedom of worship. It’s been reported that searches for the Bible on e-commerce sites JD.com and Amazon.com don’t produce results. Although China had always controlled sales of the Bible by only allowing it to be distributed and printed by state-sanctioned churches, it …

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Pregnant Women Protests Over Outrageous Hospital Bills In Ondo

Scores of pregnant women on Thursday shut down the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Akure, in protest over what they described as the outrageous medical bills being charged at the facility. The women, numbering about fifty, accused the Governor Rotimi Akeredolu led government of over-taxing pregnant women for antenatal care in government-owned hospitals before any childbirth.

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My Husband Is A Ritualist, Wife Alleges After 25-Year In Marriage

A 48-year-old wife, Abosede Balogun, on Thursday pleaded with a Lagos Customary Court to dissolve her  25-year marriage, calling her husband a “ritualist.” “My husband performs rituals even at night; he once brought a ram to the house to slaughter at midnight. I don’t feel safe living with him,” Abosede told an Orile Agege Customary Court. Abosede, a trader who …

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Okada Rider Robs Passengers Of N.65m

A 26-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Lateef Sanni, was on Thursday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons on the orders of an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to robbing his passengers of N650,000. Sanni, who lives at No. 5, Olorunfemi St., Igando, a Lagos suburb, is facing a two-count charge bordering on robbery.

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Man Charged To Court For Stealing His Neigbour’s Fowl For Easter.

A 25-year old Taofeek Ojedeyi has landed in trouble after he stole live fowls  to mark the Easter celebration in Lagos. The incident happened at Kuta Street in Egan area of Igando in the outskirts of Lagos where he resided. It was gathered that apart from stealing seven live fowls, the suspect also stole two generator sets, a shirt and …

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Lawmaker Urges Men To Marry More Wives To Boost Population

 A female Kenyan lawmaker, Gathoni Wa Muchomba, has encouraged rich men to marry more than one wife in order to help boost the country’s population. The lawmaker, a former journalist, said this while addressing the issue of fatherless children in the society during the opening of a rehabilitation centre. Wa Muchomba said some of the societal problems, including alcoholism among young people, …

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