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14-year-old models, Masha and Dasha Ledeneva were rushed to intensive care in Moscow, after starving themselves because their modelling school told them to lose weight.

Twin sisters almost starved to death after modelling school told them to lose weight

14-year-old models, Masha and Dasha Ledeneva were rushed to intensive care in Moscow, after starving themselves because their modelling school told them to lose weight.
Atiku Abubakar

2019: Atiku Abubakar woos Tompolo, other ex-agitators

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may have begun subtle moves to reconcile all warring factions of former and active agitators in the Niger Delta.
Scores of Enugu residents on Saturday, expressed joy, as the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, named former governor of Anambra, Mr Peter Obi, his running mate for the 2019 presidential election.

Ohanaeze youth plan two million-man-march for Atiku Abubakar/Peter Obi

The youth wing of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has concluded plans to organize a two million-man-march for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi.

House of Reps wants dialogue with Boko Haram to end insurgency

The House of Representatives on Tuesday urged the executive to immediately commence negotiations with Boko Haram terrorists towards the cessation of hostilities and release of abducted citizens.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Our daughters are regularly kidnapped, raped while trekking to school – FCT community

Residents of Pesepa community in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory have raised alarm over increase in cases of rape and kidnapping of their daughters, calling for urgent intervention of the government.

Police: Man sexually abused two daughters 800 times in six years

The police on Tuesday charged a father from the eastern German state of Thuringia with sexually abusing his daughters 800 times during a span of six years.
Amina Mohammed in South Sudan

UN deputy chief takes message of hope to South Sudan

UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed took a message of hope and peace to the conflict-torn South Sudan, saying the world will not give up on forging peace for the country.

Official: Benin accident victims not JOHESU members

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) says none of its members was involved in an auto crash over the weekend in Benin City.

US agency to help end AIDS, cervical cancer in Africa

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the George W. Bush Institute, and the UNAIDS have announced The Partnership to End AIDS and Cervical Cancer among HIV-positive women in Africa.

President Buhari: Chibok girls will not be abandoned or forgotten

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the parents of the school girls that were abducted from Government Girls Secondary School Chibok, Borno State, that “their daughters will never be forgotten or abandoned to their fate, despite four long years since they were taken away by terrorists.’’

Bishop Kukah warns President Buhari over leadership style

Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari to review his leadership style, lest the nation plunges into deeper crisis.

Taraba residents accuse army of brutality, extortion

Residents of Takum and Ussa Local Government Areas of Taraba State, on Thursday, accused the army operatives of the Exercise Ayem A Kpatuma (cat race) of brutality, bias and extortion in their communities.

Senator Abe’s wife urges women to pray for Dapchi girls

Wife of the senator representing Rivers South-East district in the National Assembly, Mrs. Bariyaah Abe, has called on Nigerian women to intercede for the kidnapped female students of Government Girls Science Technical School, Dapchi, Yobe State and their mothers.

Tunisia women march for same inheritance rights as men

Tunisian women led a march by more than 1 000 demonstrators on Saturday, including men, to demand equal inheritance rights for both sexes in the North African country.

Go to Dapchi, stop plotting for your re-election in Abuja – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to halt the feasting with the All Progressives Congress chieftains in the Presidential Villa, Abuja and show leadership by visiting the troubled Dapchi, Yobe state to get first hand information on the circumstances surrounding the abduction of the 110 school girls under his watch.

My abductors threatened to shoot me, my daughters – victim

The wife of an employee of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, who was kidnapped by gunmen, said she decided to follow her abductors when they threatened to shoot her and her daughters.

Chibok girls’ parents write President Buhari, demand update on missing daughters

Parents of the Chibok schoolgirls still in Boko Haram captivity have expressed sadness over President Muhammadu Buhari’s “silence” concerning the fate of their daughters.

Guns not to blame for Texas church shooting – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump said the United States was living in "dark times" as it grieved Monday a shooting massacre at a Texas church, but with calls for stricter gun control reinvigorated, he insisted the latest tragedy "isn't a guns situation."

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CBN: 36.6 million Nigerians have no access to financial services

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Official: Benue government to grant BIRS autonomy

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Caroline Wozniacki storms into Australian Open third round

Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki powered into the Australian Open third round on Wednesday with a confidence-boosting win over Sweden’s Johanna Larsson.
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INEC: We’re committed to reducing apathy

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State has reiterated its commitment to reducing apathy among voters in the forthcoming general election.