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Russian ex-policeman convicted of killing 77 women

A Russian former policeman was convicted on Monday of killing 55 women and one man, bringing the total number of women he is convicted of killing to 77, a court said.

Russia’s ‘werewolf’ killer policeman on trial for 59 more murders

A former Russian policeman convicted of killing 22 women went on trial Wednesday for a further 59 murders in a case that could make him Russia's most prolific serial killer in recent history.

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PDP forms majority in Adamawa assembly

The opposition party in Adamawa, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has continued its electoral surge, with Nassarawo Binyeri and Uba Gaya constituencies clinching victory for the party, thus forming a majority in the Adamawa state house of assembly.
Travelex

Travelex: Nigeria, other African nations lose $50 billion to illicit flows annually

Travelex Nigeria Limited at the weekend disclosed that Nigeria and other African countries “are losing over $50 billion annually through illicit financial flows.”
Spain captain Sergio Ramos scored another “Panenka” penalty kick to give his side a 2-1 home win over Norway on Saturday in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier.

Sergio Ramos’ penalty kick gives Spain winning start

Spain captain Sergio Ramos scored another “Panenka” penalty kick to give his side a 2-1 home win over Norway on Saturday in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier.
A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand, Sunday, March 24, 2019, during Thailand’s first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup. (Wason Wanichakorn-Associated Press)

Support good leaders to prevent chaos, King warns as Thais vote

Thais filled schoolyards, temples and government offices to vote Sunday in the first election since a 2014 coup, with a high turnout expected among a public who received a cryptic last-minute warning from the Thai king to support “good” leaders to prevent “chaos.”
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari signs Zamfara’s 2019 budget into law

Governor Abdula’ziz Yari of Zamfara State, on Saturday, signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.