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Kogi guber: Three ‘killed’ as thugs snatch ballot boxes in Lokoja

Three persons have been confirmed dead while several others were left injured when suspected political parties thugs invaded Adankolo and Lokongoma primary schools in Lokoja.
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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Woman remanded for abandoning five-day old baby

A woman, Sadiya Usman, who pleaded guilty to abandoning a five-day-old baby in a bush in Kabusa, Abuja, has been remanded in a correctional centre, pending sentencing by a Grade 1 Area Court on Friday.

Court remands woman for allegedly abandoning five-day-old baby

A Grade I Area Court in Kabusa, Abuja on Friday ordered that a woman, Sadiya Usman, who pleaded guilty to abandoning a five-day-old baby in a bush, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending sentencing.

Nigerian woman pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A Nigerian woman pleaded guilty today to leading a conspiracy to import more than five kilograms of cocaine, as well as to her role in a separate bank fraud scheme, and to making false statements relating to fraudulent claims submitted to Medicaid for reimbursement.
Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is an airport serving Kano, the capital city of Kano State of Nigeria

Woman arrested at Kano airport with 6-month old baby

A woman, suspected to be human trafficker, has been arrested with a 6-month-old baby at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA).
In nearby Vinto, an opposition mob stormed the municipal headquarters and dragged the mayor, Patricia Arce, into the street before setting the building ablaze.

Mob attacks Bolivian mayor with paint, cuts hair

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.

Police arraign 44-year-old man for allegedly assaulting an octogenarian

A 44-year-old man Eghosa Osagie, who allegedly assaulted an 86-year-old woman, on Wednesday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Oredo, Benin.

Kogi guber: Ebiras in Nasarawa pray for Governor Bello’s re-election

Ahead of the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi, the Ebira indigenes residing in Nasarawa State have held special prayer for the re-election bid of Gov. Yahaya Bello, and peaceful poll during and after the exercise.
Renowned cancer specialist, Professor Aderemi Tajudeen Ajekigbe, died four months after he found that he had prostate cancer. And it was stage four prostate cancer, which is often incurable, when it hits men.

Cancer specialist killed by stage four prostate cancer

Renowned cancer specialist, Professor Aderemi Tajudeen Ajekigbe, died four months after he found that he had prostate cancer. And it was stage four prostate cancer, which is often incurable, when it hits men.
Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster.

Catholic bishops ask Pope to open priesthood to married men

Catholic bishops gathered at a special Vatican assembly called on Pope Francis Saturday to open the priesthood to married men in the Amazon, as well as giving women a greater role to play and making damaging the environment a sin.
Author Bernardine Evaristo hopes her Booker Prize-winning novel will help to alter perceptions of black British people among African readers and Britons she sees as grappling with heightened racial tension.

Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo hopes to build ties with African and British readers

Author Bernardine Evaristo hopes her Booker Prize-winning novel will help to alter perceptions of black British people among African readers and Britons she sees as grappling with heightened racial tension.

Woman delivers triplet on bare floor in Jigawa

A middle-aged pregnant woman was delivered of triplet on a bare floor at the Jigawa General Hospital, Dutse after being denied admission by the hospital authorities for lack of vacant bed.
None of the largest Churches in Northern Ireland have said they are prepared to carry out same-sex marriages.

Churches in Northern Ireland reject legalisation of same-sex marriage, abortion

None of the largest Churches in Northern Ireland have said they are prepared to carry out same-sex marriages.

Two injured as container falls in Onitsha

Two persons, including a woman on Monday, sustained injuries when an iron container fell on them along Owerri road, Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra State.

Oncologist: Not all breast lumps are cancerous

An oncologist, Dr Olalekan Olasehinde, has called on women to go for breast screening, saying not all breast lumps are cancerous.
A 35-year-old woman, Monsurat Olusanya, has been arrested for allegedly inflicting injuries on a four-year-old girl with a hot knife, in Tiluwalase community, Owode Ijako area of Ogun State.

Woman arrested for using knife on 4-year old niece, laments ‘it’s devil’s handiwork’

A 35-year-old woman, Monsurat Olusanya, has been arrested for allegedly inflicting injuries on a four-year-old girl with a hot knife, in Tiluwalase community, Owode Ijako area of Ogun State.
Bernardine Evaristo and Margaret Atwood . Graeme Robertson-The Guardian

Margaret Atwood, Bernardine Evaristo win 2019 Booker Prize

Two women, Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have emerged the joint winners of the 2019 Booker Prize.

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DSS: Only Omoyele Sowore’s sureties can effect his release

The Department of State Services has defended the continued detention of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow protests.

Brexit: Boris Johnson will probably win this election – Nigel Farage

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will probably win the Dec. 12 election with a small majority but the campaign has so far been uninspiring with a host of unrealistic promises on both sides, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday.
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Pastor Adeboye donates dialysis machine to UCH Ibadan

As the University College Hospital, Ibadan marked its 62nd founder’s day yesterday, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye donated a dialysis machine worth N10m to help patients with kidney problems across the country.

Court adjourns Senator Suswam’s fraud trial till November 26

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the fraud trial of former Benue State Governor, Gabriel Suswam, till November 25 and 26.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson tenders ‘video evidence’ of electoral fraud, violence in Nembe, Ogbia,...

Governor Seriake Dickson has tendered a video evidence in support of the killings and election violence that characterised the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election in Nembe local government area and some other parts of the state.