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Taraba Kidnap kingpin, Wadume rearrested

There seems to be a breakthrough in the search for the alleged Taraba state kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume, following his re-arrest on Tuesday by men of the Nigerian police Force.

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France’s first lady Brigitte Macron, 66, is seen the first time since ‘having three-hour cosmetic surgery in Paris

Brigitte Macron has been spotted for the first time since after reportedly having three-hour cosmetic ‘facial rejuvenation’ surgery at a private hospital last month.   The France’s first lady, 66, looked fresh-faced as she stepped out with her husband, French President Emmanuel Macron, 41, this week for a meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the Fort de Bregancon, a presidential …

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Woman jailed 30 years for having a stillbirth acquitted after 3 years

A Salvadoran court on Monday acquitted a woman accused of homicide after giving birth to a stillborn baby in a case that drew international attention to the socially conservative nation’s strict abortion ban. Evelyn Hernandez, 21, was previously convicted of intentionally inducing an abortion and had already served three years of a 30-year prison sentence. “Thank God, justice was done,” …

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Governor Abdulrazaq locks out Kwara workers over lateness

Some Kwara state civil servants got locked out of the state’s secretariat for lateness and poor attitude to work, after Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq paid a surprise visit on Monday August 19.   The Kwara state Governor in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary Rafiu Ajakaye, said he was unhappy that most offices were under lock with a large number of the workers yet …

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We did not raid Ambode’s residence-EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has denied raiding the residence of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. A statement from the Antigraft agency reads The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has since early hours of today, been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos …

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‘Be ready to work with this government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty’ – President Buhari tells ministers-designate

President Buhari has charged ministers-designate to be ready to work with his government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.   Buhari spoke while declaring open a two-day retreat for 43 ministers-dsignate in Abuja on Monday, August 19th saying that incoming Ministers should ensure that all hands were on deck to realise the administration’s vision of laying the grounds …

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