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21-year old woman dumps day-old baby in gutter

A 21-year-old woman, Oluwaseun Samuel, has been remanded in prison custody by an Akure Chief Magistrate’s Court for killing her day old baby boy by dumping him in a gutter.
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Woman’s decomposing corpse found in hotel room

A young woman, whose identity is unknown has been discovered dead three days after she was allegedly gang-raped by some men in a hotel room in the Amukpe community, in the Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.

One crushed to death in Lagos auto crash

One person died on Tuesday in an auto crash along Argic bus stop in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

N3 billion scam: Presidency weighs options on Winifred Oyo-Ita

Despite denial of non-receipt of her resignation letter, the Presidency has begun weighing options regarding the continued stay in office of the Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita.

Black market petrol seller roast to death

A 20-year old woman identified as Mary Agada, who sells petrol at the black market has been burnt to death.

Hungry bear eats man alive

The accident of a brown bear killing a man in the Khabarovsk region has stirred fears among dwellers, mainly in the small villages and communities near forests.

Businessman in court for ‘assaulting’ woman over N250

A businessman, Emmanuel, who allegedly beat up a woman, was on Friday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

80-year-old woman, raped, killed in her house

Daily Nation reports that Jedidiah Wanjiru was possibly strangled to death as she was found on Monday morning lying on the floor inside her house with her mouth stuffed with clothes with bruises around her neck.

Norway mosque shooting an ‘attempted act of terror’

The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an “attempted act of terror”, Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views.
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Akwa Ibom councillor ‘beats woman, forces her to walk naked’

A local councillor in Akwa Ibom state has appeared before a state High Court in Uyo for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked in the public.

EFCC arraigns naval officer, 4 others over alleged oil theft

The Economic Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned a woman said to be a naval officer and four others over alleged oil theft.

Man strangles lover after sex in Port Harcourt

Homicide detectives from the Rivers State Police Command are on the trail of the boyfriend of the Late Precious Maureen Ewuru who was discovered dead in one of the hotel rooms in D/line, Port Harcourt, earlier in the evening of Thursday August 1,2019.

Man bites woman’s breast during fight

A 22-year-old man, Precious Michael, who allegedly bit a woman on her breast, on Wednesday, appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Asaba, Delta state.
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IAAF hails ‘parity and clarity’ after Caster Semenya ruling

A Swiss court ruling that blocks South African Caster Semenya from defending her world 800m title in Doha in September creates much-needed “parity and clarity” in athletics, the sport’s governing body said Wednesday.
Israeli suspects cover their faces with their shirts as they arrive at the Famagusta courthouse in Paralamni, Cyprus, July 26, 2019 (AP Photo-Petros Karadjias)

Rape allegation: Israeli tourists freed in Cyprus, British complainant arrested

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday confirmed that seven young Israeli tourists arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British woman in Cyprus have been freed and returned to Israel.
Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.

Guarantor commits suicide after friend absconds with micro-finance loan

Tragedy struck in Oyo State on Friday as a 41-year-old woman identified as Shakirat Rasheed committed suicide in Adeosun area of Apete a surbub of Ibadan.
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Three Nigerian authors make 2019 Booker Prize longlist

Three Nigerian authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Chigozie Obioma and Bernardine Evaristo made the longlist for the 2019 Booker Prize.

Policemen detained over ‘role’ in woman’s death

Three policemen, including an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), are being detained at the Warri Area Command of the Delta State Police Command over their alleged role in the death of a woman.

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Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka named US Open top seeds

World number ones and defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka were named as top seeds for the US Open on Wednesday.
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Police re-arrest escaped prisoner in Enugu

Enugu State Police Command says it has re-arrested Gideon Balogun, a prisoner that escaped from the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) in Enugu in 2017.
Commander of IGP Intelligence Response Team, DCP Abba Yyari with arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamish Wadume

Military panel probes Taraba kidnap kingpin’s confession, invites police

The Joint Investigative Panel set up by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, to probe the killing of three police in Ibi, Taraba State, has opened an investigation into the video showing arrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, indicting soldiers over his escape.
UK PM Boris Johnson’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds (centre) in Somaliland.

America extends visa ban to British premier’s girlfriend Carrie Symonds

Carrie Symonds, the girlfriend of Britain’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has been barred from entering the United States.
Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.

Larry King seeks divorce from seventh wife after 22 years

The 85-year-old talk show host filed a petition to end the marriage Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court.