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UBA Foundation Celebrates International Day of the African Child, with Special Reading, Mentoring Sessions

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Monday, joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of the African Child. The day which has been set aside by the United Nations to celebrate children in Africa, recognises the courage of students who marched for…

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Fashion Icon and Artist, Gloria Vanderbilt Bows Out At 95

Mom to CNN’s Anderson Cooper, fashion designer, icon and heiress, Gloria Vanderbilt has unfortunately passed on after a month of battling with advanced stomach cancer, aged 95. According to her Anderson, She died in her Manhattan home with friends and family at her side. “Gloria Vanderbilt was an extraordinary woman, who loved life, and lived…

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Breaking: Former Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi Dies In Court

According the Egyptian state media, former president, Mohammed Morsi has died! His death came just after he fainted after a court session. Just a year after he emerged the country’s democratic president, Morsi was outlawed by a mass protest. Egyptian state TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a court session Monday in his trial…

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Robbery Suspect Snatches Woman’s Wedding Ring and Swallows It

A suspected traffic robber has allegedly swallowed his victim’s wedding ring after threatening to kill her in the Oshodi area of Lagos State. The suspect, 19-year-old Taofeek Adebayo, was on Friday arrested by the men of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command at OshodiOke together with his accomplice, Toheeb Tijani, 20,…

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EU Report Exposed Fraudulent Activities Conducted by INEC, APC During 2019 Election – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  has come out to state that the “fresh revelation” in the European Union (EU) report has vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, on its claims that the February 23 presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement by Kola…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Launches Multimodal’s Warehouse and Showroom to Aid Water Transport Operations in Lagos

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday, launched a purpose-built Warehouse and Showroom at the Boat Club in Lagos. The warehouse, which was built by Multimodal Transport Technologies Limited, will enable easy purchase of new spare parts for jetties and boats from the country. Speaking for the Governor at the unveiling in Lagos, Permanent…

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Coutinho’s Brace Gives Brazil The Perfect Copa America Start Amidst Neymar’s Absence

A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten. Barcelona’s Coutinho scored from the penalty spot early in the second half and added a close-range header three minutes later. Substitute Everton netted…

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Court Remands In Prison 67-Year-Old Fish Farmer Who Chopped Off The Hand Of A Boy

67-year-old Jeremiah Obrifor, a fish farmer in Lagos caused as stir last week when he cut off the right hand on an 11-year-old boy, Goodluck Amaechi on the basis that he wanted to steal from his farm. Against that backdrop, An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Friday, remanded Jeremiah Obrifor, in prison custody. The…

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