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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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Kidnappers Abduct, Rape And Murder MAPOLY Beauty Queen In Ogun State

Some kidnappers have reportedly abducted and killed a student of the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun State, Happiness Odeh. It was gathered that the victim, an ND II student of Mass Communication, won the Miss MAPOLY beauty contest on August 3, 2022. She was said to have been kidnapped on her way to Ipara, in Ode Remo, on Tuesday …

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Court sentences job seeker Umoren’s murderer to death

The Akwa Ibom State High Court has sentenced Uduak Akpan to death by hanging for the murder of Iniubong Umoren. Umoren, a job seeker, was reportedly raped and killed on April 2021. The 20-year-old suspect was subsequently arrested after the body of late Miss Iniubong Umoren was exhumed by police in Akwa Ibom. The presiding judge, Justice Bassey Nkanang, said …

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Terror Kingpin Turbaned In Zamfara Despite Outrage (PHOTOS)

A banditry kingpin known as Ado Aleiro has been turbaned as Sarkin Fulanin Yandoto of  Yandoton Daji Emirate in Zamfara State, despite public outrage. Zamfara State is one of the epicenters of banditry, with thousands of people killed and property worth billions of naira destroyed. When news broke that he was to be conferred with a title, many protested against it, …

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