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Ivory Coast’s former first lady ‘to be freed Wednesday’ – lawyer

Ivory Coast's former first lady, Simone Gbagbo, who is serving a 20-year jail term, will be freed on Wednesday after President Alassan Ouattara granted her an amnesty, her lawyer said on Tuesday.

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Kano elections: Governor Ganduje says his govt will not tolerate breach of peace

Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.‎
Olusegun Runsewe

Olusegun Runsewe: NCAC determined to preserve, promote Nigerian arts

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) will continue to preserve and promote Nigerian arts and culture as part of world heritage.

Mike Tyson, Bahraini prince to hit Nigeria for African heavyweight fight

Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, Prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will be in Nigeria in August for the African Heavyweight Champion title fight tagged, “Who’s The King of Africa”.
Nigeria Police

Stray bullet kills 18-yr-old in Lagos

An 18-year-old girl, Hadiyat Sikiru, has been allegedly killed by a stray bullet during a crossfire between suspected cultists/kidnappers and Police officers in Adamo community, Ikorodu area of Lagos.

Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria Baseball and Softball team storms Ghana for qualifier

A 23-man contingent (20 players and 3 officials) of the Nigeria Baseball and Softball team departed the shores of the country on Tuesday for the West Zone 1 Olympics qualifier billed for Labone Senior High School, Accra, Ghana from March 22 to 24, 2019.