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Sex Scandal: Pope Approves Leave of Absence for Cardinal Pell

The Vatican has approved a leave of absence for Cardinal George Pell to go and fight charges against him. Pell is charged with sexual offences in Australia. Pell, the Vatican Treasure and considered third highest ranking member of the Catholic Church has denied the charges against him. He vehemently denied the charges adding that Pope…

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Suspected Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans Drags Police IG, 3 Others to Court for “Illegal Detention”

Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, has dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged illegal detention. Joined as respondents are the Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police Lagos State, and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command. In his fundamental rights suit…

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Spain Deports 23 Nigerians Over Various Offences

The Spanish Government on Tuesday deported 23 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. They were deported barely five days after 34 Nigerians were sent home from six European countries for committing immigration-related offences. NAN reports that 34 Nigerians were jointly deported by six European countries on June 22…

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UN Secretary-General Guterres Condemns Boko Haram Attacks, Condoles with Nigeria

The Secretary-General of the UN, Mr António Guterres, has reiterated the organisation’s support to the Federal Government in the  ongoing fight against terrorism and violent extremism. Guterres, in a statement by his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, condemned the series of suicide bombing attacks in Maiduguri on Monday. “The Secretary-General reiterates the United Nations’ support to the Government…

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“Facebook Community is Now Officially 2 Billion People”, Mark Zuckerberg Announces

Facebook active users have reached two billion monthly, the social platform giant announced on Tuesday. The milestone was reached as founder Mark Zuckerberg highlighted his new mission — not just connecting people, but helping them find common ground. “As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people!” Zuckerberg wrote in a post…

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“We Drank Our Pee”, Nigerian Woman Who Survived 10 Days in Sahara Desert Narrates

A 22-year-old Nigerian woman attempting to migrate into Europe via the harsh Sahara Desert survived after being abandoned by traffickers for 10 days. The International Organisation for Migration said the woman, given the nickname Adaora, was the only female among the survivors of a rescue mission on May 28. “She left Nigeria in early April…

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#Budget2017: Don’t Resort To Name-Calling – Fashola Replies NASS

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National Assembly to his observations on the 2017 Budget as passed the legislature. Fashola had in a recent interview, complained that the legislators had in approving the budget, reduced funds for some key projects of his ministry and allocated the…

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