Tuesday , February 7 2023

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Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Shooter Gets 21 Years Jail Sentence

The man charged for shooting Lady Gaga‘s dog walker last year just got a stiff punishment for the crime … landing behind bars for decades.   James Howard Jackson was sentenced Monday to 21 years in prison in Los Angeles County — this is coming after accepting a plea deal from the District Attorney’s Office. Jackson was one of five men …

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Aminu Adamu remanded in prison custody for criticising Aisha Buhari

Aminu Adamu, a student of the Federal University, Dutse, who was arrested after criticising First Lady Aisha Buhari, on Twitter, has been remanded at Suleja Prison in Niger State. Back in June, the student had tweeted, “Su mama Anchi Kudin Talakawa an koshi”, meaning “Mama has fed fat on poor people’s money”. Months after, security operatives arrested and whisked him …

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Twins born in the US from embryos frozen 30 years ago

Twins have been born in the US from embryos frozen more than 30 years ago in what the proud new parents have called a “mind-boggling” experience. The National Embryo Donation Center (NEDC) believes the embryos are the longest-frozen to have resulted in a live birth. Lydia and Timothy Ridgeway were born on 31 October from embryos which were frozen on …

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Ex-Aide to Ogun State Governor to serve 5 years in the US for unemployment fraud, scams

A former Nigerian official was sentenced to five years for what prosecutors called a “litany of scams” that took in more than $600,000 in public and private funds, including Washington unemployment benefits intended for pandemic victims.  Abidemi Rufai, 45, of Lekki, Nigeria, was sentenced Monday in federal court in Tacoma for crimes ranging from $350,763 in pandemic unemployment fraud to …

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Queen Elizabeth II left a top-secret letter locked in a vault that will stay unopened until 2085

Queen Elizabeth’s top-secret letter is locked in a vault until 2085 The monarch, who died last Thursday at the age of 96, composed the correspondence back in 1986 to celebrate the restoration of the city’s Queen Victoria Building that same year. The edifice, which was originally built in 1898 and is named after the queen’s great-great grandmother Victoria, is one of Sydney’s most …

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New malaria vaccine with “world-changing” potential developed by scientists at the University of Oxford.

A malaria vaccine with “world-changing” potential has been developed by scientists at the University of Oxford. The team expect it to be rolled out next year after trials showed up to 80% protection against the deadly disease. Crucially, say the scientists, their vaccine is cheap and they already have a deal to manufacture more than 100 million doses a year. …

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King Charles III, others mourn Late Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-reigning monarch, has died at the age of 96. She died peacefully at Balmoral Castle on Thursday afternoon, Buckingham Palace says. The Crown passes immediately to her son and heir Charles, who will officially be known as King Charles III The new King said his mother’s death was a moment of “the greatest sadness for …

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Hushpuppi pleads not to be returned to Nigeria because of Abba Kyari

Nigerian internet fraudster Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi, facing trial in the United States of America, has shown moral conduct in prison as he has appealed to the court not to return to Nigeria because of Abba Kyari. It was learnt that the ‘internet celebrity’s report card for the Central Valley workshop for prisoners showed between July 2021 and …

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