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US mother loses custody of her 4-year-old daughter in Saudi Arabia after Judge ruled that she is ‘too western to raise a child’

Barely a month after a 32-year-old American woman in Saudi Arabia lost a custody battle for her 4-year-old daughter on grounds of being too Western to raise the child well, she has in turn left her parents worried after deciding to stay back in the country.   Bethany Vierra who moved to the Middle Eastern country in 2011 to teach at a local university, lost …

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Federal University Oye-Ekiti Professor allegedly impregnates 16-year-old student

The  former head of Department of criminology at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State Professor Adewole Atere, has been accused of impregnating a 16-year-old student in his department Precious Azuka.   The girl reportedly fell for the Professor’s love claim after one of his subordinates, Dr. Chinedu Abrifor pressured her into believing that she was ‘mature enough’ for Prof. Atere when they met in March 2017.   In …

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Maurice Iwu meets N1 billion bail, regains freedom after a week in jail

Prof. Maurice Iwu, the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday August 16 met the N1bn bail with two sureties which a Lagos state High Court imposed on him.   The former Electoral commission boss was admitted to bail of N1bn with two sureties in like sum after being arraigned before Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Lagos …

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White woman charged for holding four black teenagers at Gunpoint

A white woman was arrested for holding four black teenagers at Gunpoint in Arkansas.   The four black high school students were going door-to-door to raise money for their football team in Wynne, Ark., on the morning of Aug. 7, when a woman held them at gunpoint.   When the boys who were between the ages of 15 and 16 approached the …

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We have not banned food importation – Presidency

The Presidency has denied claims in the media that President Buhari has banned the importation of food into the country.   Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, gave the clarification in a statement he released on Sunday August 18th while responding to an article by Financial Times with claims that the President had banned food …

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