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Iran’s supreme leader blames ‘enemies’ as death toll rises

Iran's supreme leader has blamed external "enemies" for heightening turmoil in the country, as the death toll in ongoing nationwide anti-government rallies has passed 20.

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South Africa issues arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

South African authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe, wife of deposed Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, over the alleged assault of a South African model in August 2017.

Court dissolves pastor’s 14-year-old marriage

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos, on Wednesday dissolved the 14-year-old union between Pastor Peter Onuoha and his wife, Rose.

Polish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria’s coast freed

The Polish government has confirmed the release of the crew of a container ship, who were kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria in October.

Two tanker drivers docked for allegedly stealing N1.2 million aviation fuel

Two tanker drivers, who allegedly stole two tankers of aviation fuel worth N1.2 million, were on Wednesday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Gabriel Olonisakin: Budgetary provisions ‘cannot adequately fund armed forces’

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, has stated that the annual budgetary provisions cannot fund the Armed Forces with its statutory responsibilities of safeguarding the nation.