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Osama Hajahjeh, handcuffed and blindfolded, runs away from Israeli soldiers [Mohammad Hmeid-AP Photo]

Palestinian teen says was shot while held by Israeli troops

A hospitalised Palestinian teen has said he was shot twice in his thighs by Israeli soldiers while he was handcuffed and blindfolded - the latest in what a leading rights group portrayed as a series of unjustified shootings of Palestinians by Israeli soldiers.

Israeli occupation behind Christians exodus from Palestine – study

The Israeli occupation of Palestine is the main factor behind the exodus of Palestinian Christians from the region, according to a new study.

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Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Asisat Oshoala: Nigeria were afraid of early exit in Women’s World Cup

Asisat Oshoala has revealed that her side's desire to claim their first win inspired her goal in Nigeria's 2-0 triumph over South Korea in Grenoble on Wednesday.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

June 12: Governor Abiodun urges politicians to make MKO Abiola’s sacrifice count

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on politicians and political office holders to make the supreme price paid by the late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola in entrenching democracy in Nigeria count.
At least 639 people have died from Ebola since August in DR Congo in what is now the second deadliest outbreak in history [Samuel Mambo-Reuters]

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda

A 50-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Thursday, the second fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Candidates knock, laud JAMB’s 160 cut-off mark

Some candidates of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have praised and criticised the 160 cut-off mark for the 2019/2020 admissions process.
Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor

Democracy Day: Governor Makinde grants amnesty to 35 prisoners

As part of activities marking June 12 Democracy Day, Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has granted amnesty to 35 prisoners.