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Man jailed for publicly harassing woman

A French court has fined a man for insulting a woman during an assault on a bus, the first conviction under a new law that punishes sexual harassment in public spaces, judicial sources said Tuesday.
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Police urge women to report World Cup sexual assaults

Paris’s police chief urged women on Wednesday to report any cases of sexual assault during the celebrations of France’s World Cup win, after dozens of accounts by victims were posted on social media in recent days.

France to peg legal age of sexual consent at 15

France plans to fix the legal age of sexual consent as 15, so that an adult who has sex with someone younger than that will be charged with rape.

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Mikel Agu, Vitória de Setúbal crash out of Taca de Portugal

Mikel Agu’s Vitória de Setúbal crashed out of the Taca de Portugal on Tuesday night, falling to a 96th minute goal in extra-time.

Pipeline explosion rocks Abule Egba

Residents of Awori community in Abule Egba area of Lagos State woke up to witness a massive explosion from a Premium Motor Spirit pipeline.

CMD appeals to hospitals to assist less privileged patients

Dr. Mohammed Alkakli, the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, has called on the need for hospitals in the country to have a mechanism where it can address the health needs of the less privileged who are unable to access medical services due to insufficient funds.

Nigerian Air Force confirms killing of ex-CDS Alex Badeh

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the killing of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh assassinated by unknown gunmen

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen