An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Tuesday sentenced a 45-year-old businessman, Emeka Orisakwe, to three life sentences for defiling his three underaged children. The minors were aged eight, eight and six.
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Following efforts to boost production in the country, the National Agency for Land Agricultural Development Authority (NALDA) revealed that it has recorded bumper harvest across states.
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In a rare statement on security, Togo's government has reported that more than 30 people have been killed so far this year in "terrorist" attacks in the country's north.
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In an exciting update for film enthusiasts, Ridley Scott is set to resume shooting the much-anticipated sequel to the iconic "Gladiator" in Malta on December 4, 2023. The historical epic's production faced delays earlier due to a strike by actors in July. The recent resolution of the strike, marked by a tentative three-year contract agreement…
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Nigerian comedy legend Basketmouth has revealed his plans to step away from the comedy industry in five years. The 45-year-old made the revelation during an interview on Arise TV, explaining that he intends to retire after completing a final run of yearly comedy shows. "In five years, I will be 50 years old. I will…
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Chinese leader Xi Jinping has ordered greater protection for international firms' rights and intellectual property, state media reported Tuesday, as Beijing works to lure in foreign companies spooked by a crackdown and an ailing economy.
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In a recent update, Tony Muonagor, cousin to the popular Nollywood actor Amaechi Mounagor, shared the actor's health struggles. Amaechi, known for his roles in the film industry, is currently facing kidney disease, diabetes, and a recent stroke during his three-week hospital stay. Tony revealed in a heartfelt Facebook post on Sunday that Amaechi has…
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An elevator carrying workers to the surface at a giant South African platinum mine plunged out of control killing 11 and injuring 75, the mine operators said Tuesday. Impala Platinum said the "devastating accident" happened on Monday at its Rustenburg mine, northwest of Johannesburg, as more than 80 employees were leaving a shaft at the…
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Hurricane force winds and snowfall have left 10 people dead and 23 people injured in Ukraine, piling pressure on emergency services and an energy grid already burdened by Russia's invasion.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has alerted Nigerians about the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) Debit Card swapping fraud. EFCC issued this warning in a statement signed by spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, with the Commission inundated with barrage of complaints from well-meaning Nigerians concerning unauthorized withdrawals from their bank accounts. Oyewale in the statement said…
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The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved a total expenditure of N27.5 trillion for next year, endorsing the continuation of spurious appropriation benchmarks and unambitious public spending.