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US star gymnast Simone Biles reveals the horror of Larry Nassar

Olympic gymnastics superstar Simone Biles has joined the long list of athletes sexually abused by disgraced former USA team doctor Larry Nassar.

China demolishes Christian megachurch

Authorities in northern China have demolished a Christian megachurch in a move denounced by a religious rights group as “Taliban-style persecution”.

Lagos govt moves to relocate Ikoyi prison to Epe

The Lagos State Government has activated discussions with the Federal Government to relocate Ikoyi Prison to the outskirt of Epe, the State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem said on Friday.

Woman sentenced to jail over Facebook comments

A Phnom Penh court on Friday sentenced a woman to one year in jail for Facebook comments in which she accused Cambodian Prime Minster, Hun Sen, of masterminding the murder of government critic, Kem Ley.

Chinese woman remanded in Kirikiri Prison for allegedly setting hotel ablaze

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of an Ikeja High Court on Thursday ordered that a 47-year-old Chinese woman, Zhen Zhen, be remanded in Kirikiri Female Prison for allegedly setting fire to a hotel and damaging the property.

Man sentenced to 2 year jail term for attempting to sell 3-day-old baby

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar yesterday sentenced one Ifeanyi Kelvin Okorogu, 31, to two years in prison with no option of fine for attempting to sell a three day old baby in December 2017.

Prisoner declared dead wakes up before autopsy

Spanish morgue workers were given a major fright when a prisoner who had been declared dead after an apparent suicide attempt woke up just as they prepared to perform an autopsy, authorities said Wednesday.

Nigerian ladies sold to Arab men for N200,000 in Libya – returnees

Nigeria migrants evacuated from Libya by the Federal Government on Sunday have described their experiences as “hellish.”

Woman jailed over attempt to sell own twin babies

A Katsina State magistrate court has sentenced a 30-year-old housewife who negotiated to sell her month-old twin baby girls, to 10 months in prison.

American charged with subversion in Zimbabwe freed ‘for now’

A Zimbabwean court on Thursday freed "for now" an American woman charged with subversion for allegedly describing the former president on Twitter as a "sick man."

Egypt singer detained over racy music video – judiciary

Prosecutors in Egypt have detained a female singer for four days for "incitement to debauchery" after an online video clip sparked controversy, a judicial source said on Tuesday.

Cleric urges churches to engage in charity

The General Overseer, Peculiar Gospel Outreach Ministry, Imode, Kwara, Pastor Joseph Babatunde, has called on churches to engage more in charity to reduce the hardships being faced by the less privileged in the country.

NGO seeks probe of killings of inmates at Ikot Ekpene prison

Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants (CURE-Nigeria), an NGO has called for a thorough investigation of circumstance that led to the killing of four inmates at Ikot Ekpene prison on Dec. 7.

Governor Gaidam grants pardon to five prisoners

The governor of Yobe state, Ibrahim Gaidam, on Saturday granted pardon to five prison inmates who have been in jail for various offences.

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Appeal Court dismisses Senator Annie Okonkwo’s suit to stop Anambra re-run

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Anthony Joshua laughs off Joseph Parker’s drug taunts

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Alcohol consumption in Russia decreases by 80 percent – minister

Alcohol consumption in Russia decreased by 80 per cent over the past five to seven years, while smoking became less popular among adults by 22 per cent, Healthcare Minister, Veronika Skvortsova, said Tuesday.

NSCDC cuts off fuel supply to Boko Haram

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Fire razes 36 houses, 46 silos, kills 40 goats, sheep in Jigawa

An early morning fire on Monday destroyed 36 houses, 46 silos and killed 40 goats and sheep in Abanderi village of Dutse Local Government Area, Jigawa, the police confirmed.