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Woman threatens suicide if divorce request fails

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court in Agodi, Ibadan, on Tuesday dissolved a five-year-old marriage over battery and lack of care by the man.

My wife frequently beats me – man tells court

Oluwatosin Bakare, an Ibadan-based businessman, on Wednesday told an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court sitting in Mapo, Ibadan, to dissolve his seven-year-old union to his wife, Enitan, because she frequently beats him.
More than 30 men had said they were victims of unwanted sexual advances by Kevin Spacey. [Reuters]

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey charged with indecent assault

Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey has been charged over allegations of sexually abusing an 18-year-old boy, prosecutors in the US state of Massachusetts said.
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Korea issues 1,424 visas to Nigerians in two years

The Consul-General of the Republic of Korea in Lagos, In-Taek Kim, said on Thursday that 1,424 Nigerians were issued visas to Korea in 2017 and in the first nine months of this year.

Korea, Nigeria trade volume decreases

The Consul-General of the Republic of Korea in Lagos, Mr In-Taek Kim, on Thursday announced a sharp decrease in the volume of trade between Nigeria and Korea in 2018.

Court slams N1 million bail on man who allegedly battered wife

A businessman, Edirin Oghenejode, who allegedly assaulted his wife was on Thursday released on N1 million bail by the orders of an FCT High Court in Apo.

Kevin Spacey sued for ‘forcing masseur to grab his penis’

Kevin Spacey has been sued by a masseur who claims that he forced him to grab his penis in his house in Malibu, California, in 2016.
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One in 11 US teens use cannabis in e-cigarettes – study

Nearly one in 11 US youths say they use battery-powered vaping devices, or e-cigarettes, to smoke marijuana or other cannabis products, US researchers said on Monday.
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Chris Brown arrested after Florida concert

Singer Chris Brown was arrested for battery following a concert in Florida, authorities said Friday, the troubled star’s latest brush with the law.

Housewife seeks divorce because husband refuses to pray

A housewife, Hassana Angyan, on Tuesday begged a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court to dissolve her marriage with Shuaibu Abdullahi, over his drunkenness, refusal to pray and battery.

My husband forces me to have sex with him – Woman tells court

A businesswoman, Adenike Bolarinwa, has begged a Lagos Customary Court in Agege to dissolve her eight-year-old marriage to her husband, Abiola Bolarinwa, over constant sexual harassment and battery.

Court orders NSCDC, others to pay man N10m damages for assault, battery

The Federal High Court sitting in Calabar has directed the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and six others to pay the sum of N10 million to one Mr Frank Eko over the case of illegal arrest, detention, assault, battery, humiliation and brutalization.

Terrorism offenders deserve death penalty – Donald Trump

Individuals, convicted of terrorism charges, deserve “the strongest penalty allowed by law,” including death penalty, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday.

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Jews warned against wearing kippah in Germany

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Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, head of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and deputy head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC) delivers an address after the Ramadan prayers and Iftar organized by Sultan of Darfur Ahmed Hussain in Khartoum

Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.