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Brazilian troops launch anti-crime operations in Rio slums

Heavily armed Brazilian army troops and police launched a pre-dawn crackdown Saturday on gangs operating out of slums across Rio de Janeiro, following a steep rise in crime.

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South Korea’s ex-president gets another 8 years in prison

A South Korean court on Friday sentenced impeached former President Park Geun Hye to a total of eight years in prison on top of the 24 years she already faces, in a verdict that found her guilty of accepting slush funds from the nation’s intelligence agency and interfering in an election.
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Study: CT scan increases risk of brain tumour

Computed tomography (CT) or computerised axial tomography (CAT) scan may increase the risk of brain tumour, a research has found.
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FAAC: Governors give conditions for resumption of revenue sharing

Governors of the 36 states have said the resumption of the sharing of revenue by the Federal, States and Local Governments by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee meetings will only resume when the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation remits what is due to government coffers.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari uged to probe alleged monetary inducement in Ekiti election

Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) in Anambra State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the alleged massive monetary inducement of voters by political parties, especially the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the last Saturday’s Ekiti State governorship election.

Governor Ortom’s planned exit not threat to APC – chieftain

Biodun Salami, the assistant publicity secretary of Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that the exit of the Benue State governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, was not a threat to the party.