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Defected North Korean soldier ‘immune to anthrax’

A North Korean soldier who defected to the South in 2017 has been found to have anthrax antibodies in his bloodstream, raising fears the regime could use the disease as a weapon.

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President Buhari appoints new PSC chairman, others

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Court strikes out corruption charge against Justice Agbadu-Fishim

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