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Court sentences former Mobil staff to 15 years imprisonment for raping tenant’s niece

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere Monday sentenced an EX-Exxon Mobil engineer, James Onuoha, to 15 years imprisonment for raping his tenant’s 14-year-old niece.
A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced one Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years in prison for abducting and forcing into marriage a teenager, Ese Oruru.

Ese Oruru’s abductor gets 26 years jail term

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced one Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years in prison for abducting and forcing into marriage a teenager, Ese Oruru.
Arsenal Bukayo Saka

Arsenal to keep Saka away from ‘hugely impressed’ Liverpool

Liverpool have a concrete interest in Bukayo Saka, claims a report, but Arsenal are unlikely to sanction a transfer even though he is nearly out of contract.
Liverpool were forced to apologise as the Premier League club ditched their controversial plan to furlough non-playing staff during the coronavirus on Monday, while FIFA urged players and clubs to reach agreement over wage reductions.

Liverpool make surprise change in transfer strategy amid ongoing crisis

The Merseyside outfit have not made any high-profile signings in the past three transfer windows and the trend could continue at the end of the current campaign.

Cultist ‘hacks’ six to death in Ogun communities

Pandemonium broke out in Ogere, Iperu, Ilisan and other communities in Ikenne Local Government Area of Ogun State when a suspected cultist and drug addict identified as Feyisola Dosumu went on the rampage and reportedly killed six persons in the communities.
Coco Gauff of the United States reacts after losing a point against Naomi Osaka of Japan (not pictured) in the third round on day six of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Mandatory. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

US teen Coco Gauff says stronger now after battling depression

American teenager Coco Gauff says she struggled to deal with the hype and mental pressure brought on by her rapid rise in the tennis world and that she had to rediscover her love for the game after becoming depressed.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest 45-year-old man for attempting to murder his wife in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command is currently investigating a 45-year-old man Christopher Lament for attempting to murder his wife Comfort Christopher.

Sex scandal: Police confirm arrest of OAU lecturer

The Osun State police have confirmed the arrest of Monday Omo-Etan, a tutor at the Obafemi Awolowo University Distance Learning Centre, exposed on Wednesday for reportedly sexually molesting a teenager.
Leah Sharibu

Boko Haram: Leah Sharibu gives birth to baby boy

On February 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm, 110 schoolgirls aged 11–19 years old were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group from the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College (GGSTC).
Tottenham Hotspur’s Portuguese head coach Jose Mourinho watches on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Norwich City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 22, 2020. (AFP)

Jose Mourinho blasts scheduling of Tottenham’s winter break

Jose Mourinho has complained that the Premier League has timed Tottenham’s winter break wrong.
Cori Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Romania's Sorana Cirstea during their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo-Lee Jin-man)

Coco Gauff sets up Australian Open blockbuster with Naomi Osaka

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff recovered from a set down to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday, setting up a mouthwatering meeting with reigning champion Naomi Osaka.
A 15-year-old Coco Gauff took down former World No.1 Venus Williams in straight sets.In one of the most-anticipated first-round clashes at the 2020 Australian Open, 15-year-old Coco Gauff took down former World No.1 Venus Williams in straight sets.

Coco Gauff stuns Venus in Australian Open first round

Fifteen-year-old American Coco Gauff beat Venus Williams at the Australian Open on Monday — the second time the teenager has dumped the veteran out in a Grand Slam first round.
Nora Quoirin's body was found in Malaysia. Lucie Blackman Trust-Quoirin family

Family of dead Franco-Irish teen sue Malaysian resort

The family of a Franco-Irish teenager whose body was found in the Malaysian jungle are suing the resort from where she disappeared for allegedly failing to provide adequate security.

Court revokes bail of teenager who allegedly beat up soldier

A Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, on Tuesday, revoked the bail it gave a teenager, Zubairu, who allegedly assaulted a soldier, Yusuf, attached to the Bauchi State Command.

13-year-old boy ‘stabs’ teenager to death with broken bottle

A 13-year-old boy, who allegedly stabbed another teenager to death with a broken bottle, was, on Monday, remanded by an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Woman googled ‘I’m going to kill tonight for fun’ before murdering lover

A teenager who choked a man to death after meeting him on dating app Plenty of Fish had Googled ways to ‘kill and get away with it’, a court heard.

Teenager in court for allegedly kidnapping minor

A teenager, Yusuf Obaka, who allegedly kidnapped a 17-year-old girl, on Wednesday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja.
Convicted killer Jude Jayamaha, from a wealthy, high-profile family, walked out of Welikada prison Saturday following the highly unusual amnesty granted by President Maithripala Sirisena.

Outrage as Sri Lanka president pardons killer of teenager

Sri Lanka’s president has pardoned a death-row prisoner who murdered a Swedish teenager just a week before he leaves office, officials said Sunday, in a move that sparked national outrage.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.