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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau notched himself a political win ahead of Canadian legislative elections by granting asylum to the teenage Saudi girl fleeing her parents, experts here say.
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life, was due to arrive in Canada on Saturday, after being granted asylum in the North American country.
The 18-year-old Saudi asylum seeker who fled her family to Thailand and harnessed the power of Twitter to stave off deportation on Friday abruptly suspended her account, with friends saying she had received death threats.
The UN's refugee agency said on Tuesday it was investigating the case of Saudi teenager Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun who fled from her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent Thailand expelling her.
Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen have allegedly shot and killed a passenger at Okada junction, Benin/Lagos highway, during the weekend.
A 100 level political science/public administration student of the University of Uyo, Kingsley Etim, has drowned in a hotel swimming pool.
Lionel Messi has won the Pichichi Trophy for the sixth time after finishing the season as La Liga's top scorer with 36 goals.
A Nigerian soldier was killed and several injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said on Sunday.
The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter.
Nigeria winger Ahmed Musa has been named in the Saudi Arabia Professional Football League team of the season.
Former Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra has opened talks regarding a possible takeover of Premier League side Crystal Palace.
President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the excruciating poverty in the country, adding that the situation makes him uncomfortable.
Bettie Jenifer, late wife of Chris Attoh, Ghanaian actor, was legally married to two men prior to her demise, police said on Sunday.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could miss the Champions League final but still captain England in their bid to win the Nations League, said national coach Gareth Southgate.