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Scavenger to receive 6 lashes for stealing plate in Abuja

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Friday ordered that a scavenger, Nafiu Lawal, be given six strokes of the cane for stealing plate.

Lagos unveils roadmap to fix potholes, tackle flooding

The Lagos State Government yesterday unveiled its roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the state as well as comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017.

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Flames and smoke rise from building after a fire broke out in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on February 21, 2019. – At least 69 people have died in a huge blaze that tore through apartment buildings also used as chemical warehouses in an old part of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, fire officials said on February 21. (Photo by STR / AFP)

Inferno kills at least 70 in Dhaka apartment blocks

At least 70 people were killed when fire tore through crumbling apartment blocks in a historic part of Dhaka, setting off a chain of explosions and a wall of flames down nearby streets, officials said Thursday.
The Akwa Ibom State Government on Wednesday inaugurated its own airline, Ibom Air.

Akwa Ibom government launches own airline Ibom Air

The Akwa Ibom State Government on Wednesday inaugurated its own airline, Ibom Air.
Pope Francis speaks during a meeting with the youth and the Synod Fathers at the Paul VI Hall in Vatican on October 6, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Tiziana FABI

Distrust and anger shadow Vatican summit on sex abuse

Pope Francis has opened a four-day summit to fight the sexual abuse of children by members of the clergy amid scepticism and anger over the mishandling of decades-long cases.
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Police parade nine suspected cultists, robbers in Benue

The police in Benue State have paraded nine suspects for alleged involvement in cultism and armed robbery related activities.
Kenneth Omeruo

Kenneth Omeruo: I feel I can still make it at Chelsea

Nigerian defender Kenneth Omeruo believes he can still make the grade at Chelsea, though he insists that is not a priority at this stage of his career.