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Russia TV airs purported call with poisoned spy’s daughter

Russian state television on Thursday aired what it said was a phone conversation between a relative and Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned in Britain last month along with her father, a former double agent.

EU supports UK as Russia hits back in spy poisoning row

The European Union offered "unqualified solidarity" with Britain on Monday over a nerve agent attack blamed on Russia, as international weapons experts visited to take a sample of the chemical for testing.

Russia to expel UK diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to kick out 23 Russians as relations with London crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack involving a military-grade nerve agent on English soil.

Russia launches murder probe into death of Nikolai Glushkov in London

Moscow has opened a murder investigation into the death of Russian Nikolai Glushkov in London.

UK police probe feared poisoning of ex-Russian spy

British police raced Tuesday to identify an unknown substance that left a former Russian double agent fighting for his life, in what a senior lawmaker said bore the hallmarks of a Russian attack.

Britain’s Boris Johnson seeks to thaw Russia ties during Moscow trip

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Friday sought to open up communication channels with Russia after years of hostility on the first official visit by a foreign minister from London in five years.

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NDF: PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s refusal to sign peace pact, sign of defeat

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has slammed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for refusing to sign a peace pact ahead of next year’s elections.

Court sentences mason to three years in prison for raping seven-year-old

An Upper Area Court I, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 43-year-old mason, Augustine Arafan, to three years in prison for raping a seven-year-old girl.

Court sentences herbalist to 18 months in prison for stealing car batteries

An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 37-year-old herbalist, Salisu Garba, to 18 months in prison for stealing car batteries, two driving shaft, a jack and a wheel spanner, all valued at N100, 000.
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Yaya Toure hopes for Premier League return after release from Olympiakos

Yaya Toure will arrive back in London later this week and believes he can still play in the Premier League.

Court remands teenager for stealing N1.3 million from visually impaired man

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday remanded a 17-year-old boy in a juvenile home for allegedly stealing an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card belonging to his visually impaired neighbour and withdrawing N1.3 million from the neighbour’s account.