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Court fines farmer $8,000 for killing 100-year-old crocodile

An Australian farmer who shot dead an “iconic” 100-year-old crocodile because he was “sick of losing cattle” has been fined $8,000 (10,000 Australian dollars).

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Christmas: Prices of food items crash in Kaduna

As Christmas celebration draws nearer, prices of some food items have crashed while others were stable in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis.
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IATA: African airlines to lose $300 million in 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says African carriers are expected to report a $300 million net loss in 2019.
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Police arrest five abductors of Bauchi APC chieftains

Police have arrested five suspected kidnappers of 14-year-old son of Bauchi politician, Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, and the daughter of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Toro Local Government Area, Alhaji Sha’aban.

LAUTECH student arrested for stabbing boyfriend to death

A 23-year-old final year female student of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Abiodun Olabisi, has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command over murder of a fresh graduate of the university, Adegun Lekan.

Ifeanyi Okowa’s aide faults Emmanuel Uduaghan’s free healthcare scheme

The free healthcare programme for children under five years and pregnant women during the administration of immediate past governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan has been faulted by the present administration of Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.