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Brothers Beat Uncle To Death For Making Bad Coffin For Their Dad

It was a double tragedy for a family after a man was beaten to death by his nephews who were angered by his refusal to destroy a coffin he had made for their father who died on Sunday. The 60-year-old man of Kaburetwa village, Trans Nzoia in Kenya who was a carpenter, had made the coffin without the consent of …

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Human Trafficking Victims Rescued In Benue

The Benue State Police Command, on Wednesday rescued 23 victims of suspected human trafficking while they were being conveyed from Buruku Local Government Area of the state to an unknown destination. State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, disclosed this when he paraded one Prince Masenenger Tar as the suspected trafficker who was conveying the 23 people out of the state …

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Ex-UN Staff Jailed For Robbery

  A Court in Manhattan on Thursday sentenced Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, who worked at the UN in 2013, to two years in prison after an exhaustive plea agreement with the court.  It was a stunning defeat for the prosecutor who had asked that Shuaibu be sentenced to five years under the indictment. Shuaibu pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Robbery in …

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Pakistani Woman Acquitted After 20 Years On Death Row

A Pakistani woman infamously put on death row for killing her family in 1998 has been acquitted and walked free after 20 years in prison, her lawyer said Friday. Asma Nawab was just 16 when her parents and brother were murdered in 1998, apparently during an attempted robbery in the southern port megacity Karachi.

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Commonwealth Games Team Leader Sexually Assaults Athlete

Queensland State police have charged a Mauritius team official for sexually assaulting one of the delegation’s athletes at the Commonwealth Games. Chef de mission Kaysee Teeroovengadum stepped down from his role at the Gold Coast Games, after police received a complaint that he had assaulted javelin thrower Jessika Selma Rosun, the Mauritius sports ministry told Reuters on Wednesday. “Police will …

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Kudos, Knocks Trail The One-Year Compulsory NYSC Scheme

In this exclusive piece, ionigeria correspondent, Gbenga Odunsi — in separate interviews — sought reactions of Nigerians on the mandatory one-year NYSC scheme. “Youth obey the clarion call. Let us lift our na­tion high. Under the sun or in the rain. With dedi­cation and selflessness, Nigeria is ours, Nigeria we serve.” Every year, thousands of youths graduating from the Universities and …

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My Wife Interested In Other Men – Husband Tells Court

“My wife likes other men”, says Alex Nwokoro, a husband accusing his wife of infidelity. Nwokoro said this as part of his testimony in a divorce suit filed before an Agege Customary Court, Lagos. The 57-year-old man said his wife, Maru Nwokoro is smarter and wiser than he is and urge the court to grant the divorce. “I have stopped …

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