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Teenager killed in Morocco coal mine collapse

A teenager died Wednesday in Morocco when an abandoned coal mine collapsed in the impoverished former mining town of Jerada which saw protests earlier this year following similar accidents.

Darren Fletcher: Paul Pogba wasn’t even disciplined enough for Manchester United reserves

Paul Pogba was not considered disciplined enough to play central midfield as a teenager, even in the reserves, according to former Manchester United star Darren Fletcher.
Anthony Joshua with his son in the new December issue of GQ magazine (Image- GQ)

Anthony Joshua: My son lacks ‘killer instincts’

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says it is unlikely his son JJ will become a boxer because he will lack the “killer instinct” his father got from a tough upbringing.

Teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea

An Indonesian teenager, who looked after a fishing hut, survived for 49 days at sea by drinking seawater and cooking fish over wood taken from his vessel, it has emerged.

I slept with 20-25 men everyday – Libya returnee

A Nigerian teenager, Beauty John, yesterday, relived sad memories of how she slept with over 20 men everyday all in her bid to migrate to Europe in search of greener pastures.
Former US President Barack Obama

Barack Obama: How I was kicked out of Disneyland

Speaking at a Democratic congressional rally in in Anaheim, California, the former US president said: "These were cigarettes, people. Terrible thing... but at the time I'm a teenager, I'm rebellious.”
Mac Miller

Rapper Mac Miller found dead at 26

Mac Miller, the troubled rapper who won fans with his retro hip-hop but generated uncomfortable attention with songs on ex-girlfriend Ariana Grande and Donald Trump, died Friday at age 26, reports said.

Court remands 16-year-old girl for alleged murder

A teenage girl was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for the alleged murder of a 27-year-old man, Abraham Umaru.
CSP Chike Oti

Suspected fraudster nabbed for abducting facebook friend

A 26-year-old suspected Internet fraudster, Jide Ajayi, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly abducting a 14-year-old pupil, identified only as Miracle.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane reveals lack of family support in early career

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane says he was forced to sneak away from home as a teenager to pursue his dream of becoming a footballer.

France says it kills top Islamic State official in Mali operation

France said it killed a top official from Islamic State’s affiliate in West Africa in an operation in Mali that also killed another member of the group and two civilians.
Asia Argento and Jimmy Bennett

Asia Argento: I was ashamed and afraid – US actor

Jimmy Bennett, the US actor who accuses Asia Argento of sexually assaulting him as a teenager said Wednesday that he had been too “ashamed and afraid” to speak publicly against the Italian actress and abuse campaigner.

Court remands man in prison for allegedly raping teenager

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded a 25-year-old man, Taiwo Shittu, in Kirikiri Prisons for allegedly raping a teenager.
Michael Bever

Teenager sentenced to life for killing five members of his family

An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison for killing of his parents and three siblings.

Sudan teen files appeal against death sentence – lawyer

A Sudanese teenager sentenced to death for killing her husband after he allegedly raped her has filed an appeal, her lawyer said on Thursday.

UN, Naomi Campbell urge Sudan to free teen rape victim

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday urged the Sudanese authorities to consider the self-defence claim of Noura Hussein, a teenager, who killed her rapist husband.

Suspected cultists kill pregnant teenager, three others in Rivers

A pregnant teenager and a pastor were among four persons reportedly killed by suspected cult members in the Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State on Wednesday.

Teenage apprentice flogged to death

Divine Ogidi and Favour Anyaoguin, who allegedly flogged a teenage apprentice fatally, were on Tuesday hauled before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”