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Stories behind the mask: writers and their names

From George Eliot to John le Carre, writers reaching out for the disguise or anonymity offered by a pseudonym is nothing new in the literary world.

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French prosecutors open probe into PSG ‘racial profiling’ claims

French prosecutors have opened a probe into claims Paris Saint-Germain subjected recruits to the club to racial profiling, breaking anti-discrimination laws.
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Aliyu Tershaku: Benue government behind my ordeal

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference after a meeting to decide whether DR Congo's Ebola epidemic is a 'public health emergency of international concern' on October 17, 2018 in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

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Court orders Sambo Dasuki’s trial to proceed in his absence

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered that the trial of detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, on charges of money laundering and illegal possession of firearms would henceforth proceed in his absence.