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A mother has appeared in court in South Africa accused of hacking off a man’s penis after he was suspected of raping and killing her five-year-old daughter.
A combination of two gene therapies may treat four diseases of old age – kidney failure, heart failure, type 2 diabetes, and even obesity – a new study suggests.
A 16-year-old girl, who gave birth to a child, after allegedly being raped by two men was ordered by Panchayat (a formalised local self-governance system) to sell the baby and keep the money as compensation.
The wife of slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi revealed “a lot of information” about the jihadist group’s “inner workings” after she was captured last year, a Turkish official said.
Five-time champions Nigeria will start as favourites when they confront Netherlands in Tuesday’s (today) Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it will resist the rigging plans of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 state governorship election.
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), in conjunction with the Program for Biosafety Systems (PBS), has started a series of trainings to properly equip Biosafety Regulators on how best to regulate the emerging technology referred to as genome editing.
The number of passengers who died after a train exploded and caught fire in south-eastern Pakistan has reached 74 on Thursday with about three dozens wounded, officials said.
A new study claiming that our earliest ancestors come from a specific area in southern Africa and not Eastern Africa as previously thought received strong criticism on Tuesday.
A UK court on Monday remanded in custody a truck driver over the deaths of 39 Asian migrants he had been smuggling, in a case that has horrified Britain and sparked a search for their country of origin.
Britain has sent documents to Vietnam to help identify some of the 39 people found dead in a truck near London, Hanoi said Monday, as fears mount that most of the dead were Vietnamese.
The ongoing trial of a Danish, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife, Zainab and daughter, Petra, before an Igbosere High Court, Lagos was stalled due to the absence of his lead counsel, Mr Olasupo Shasore (SAN) on health ground.
Paris 2024 organisers staged a coup de théâtre at the Grand Rex as they launched a new Olympic and Paralympic Games emblem – shared for the first time in Olympic history – to embody their widening vision of the Games.
The U.S. government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged Wednesday to jointly invest $200 million over the next four years to achieve affordable gene therapy-based cures for sickle cell disease (SCD) and HIV.
The five-time winners of the competition are once again among the favourites to win competition that begins on Saturday despite finishing fourth at the Africa U-17 Nations Cup in Tanzania early in the year.
Arsene Wenger has named Matteo Guendouzi, Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson as players in the Arsenal squad with ‘fantastic potential’.
In the film “12 Angry Men,” a teen defendant is found not guilty of killing his father because the jurors cannot reach a unanimous decision. In reality, a split jury is enough in some US states.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Thursday held an engagement forum with stakeholders in Lagos on the implementation of the Federal Competition and Consumer Act.
The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.
Some residents of Victoria Island, highbrow Lagos Friday morning trooped out with kegs to scoop diesel from a fallen 33,000 litre tanker along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.
A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
The Lagos State House of Assembly says it will not repeal the state’s pension law permitting former governors and other public office holders to receive juicy pensions from state coffers.
Anthony Joshua’s net worth is set to double after regaining the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts from Andy Ruiz Jnr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Sunday depart for the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The Federal Government will sign the Memorandum of Understanding with a Russian firm for the resuscitation of the multi-billion naira Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill, in Kogi State in January 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of the new chairman and members of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.