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Two labourers sentenced to six months imprisonment for stealing yam

A Mararaba Grade 1 Area Court, Aso Pada in Nasarawa State, on Friday sentenced two labourers to six months imprisonment each for stealing 50 tubers of yam.

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A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she makes a statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London on September, 2018, on the progress of the police investigation into the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.British prosecutors said Wednesday they have a European arrest warrant for two Russians suspected of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in the city of Salisbury. Police identified Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov as the men who allegedly tried to kill Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in March. / AFP PHOTO / PRU AND AFP PHOTO / HO /

Theresa May faces fresh threat of Brexit rebellion

Leading Brexit supporters on Wednesday denied reports they were manoeuvering to remove Prime Minister Theresa May — while stepping up opposition to her plan to withdraw Britain from the EU.
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US police arrest Nigerian after body of strangled woman was found in his room

A Nigerian man, Alex Jude Akpan, 24, has been arrested and will be charged to a Houston court for tampering with evidence after the body of a strangled woman was found in the recycling bin in his bedroom.
France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks during an event at the Philharmonie Luxembourg in Luxembourg on September 6, 2018, on the sidelines of a meeting on the future of the European Union. Ricardo, 53, has previously been Bordeaux's coach from 2005-2007 with a second place finish in the league and a League Cup win. / AFP PHOTO / ludovic MARIN

Emmanuel Macron tackles France’s poverty problem

Emmanuel Macron may have declared war on poverty, but in the poorest towns of France there is little love lost for the ex-banker slammed by critics as a "president of the rich".

GITEX: NITDA receives 407 start-up applications for sponsorship

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has received 407 start-up applications for sponsorship to the annual Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) schedule for October.

Nigerian Army warns trouble makers to steer clear of South-East

Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel Kabuk, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, has warned trouble makers to steer clear of the entire South-East.