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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.
Marlene Schiappa

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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Nigerian Breweries faces lawsuit by engineering firm over intellectual property

An Engineering firm, Evanpower Engineering Limited, has threatened to drag brewery giant, Nigerian Breweries to court over alleged usage of its Intellectual Property without pay.

Maikanti Baru: NNPC will give full scholarship to late PENGASSAN president’s children

The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, has assured that two children of the late Union Leader, Mr Francis Johnson, will get full scholarship to study at any level of their choice.

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times advertorial

Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday denouncing restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare.

Fire razes six shops in Kano market

Six temporary shops were burnt down at Kofar Ruwa Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Rodi) in Kano on Sunday night as firefighters battled to curtail its spread.
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Federal government offers 2-year, 3-year savings bonds at 11.41%, 12.41% in June

The federal government has offered for subscription two-year savings bond at 11.41 per cent and three-year savings bond at 12.41 per cent per annum.