Aljazirah Entreprenuer: Meet the political science graduate who is a hairstylist, makeup artist

By Amina Isah, Abuja Hairstyle and makeup are the finishing touches every Nigerian bride wants and needs to look picture perfect on her wedding day. Lilian is a hairstylist and also a makeup artist that gives a sophisticated and alluring

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Court jails woman for having a miscarriage

A woman has been sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment because she suffered a miscarriage. However, her case was prosecuted as a “homicide” under El Salvador’s anti-abortion law. Teodora Vásquez has so far spent 10 years in prison, during which she

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Pistorius hurt in prison fight

Former South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been hurt in a prison brawl, less than two weeks after his sentence for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was more than doubled. The disgraced Paralympian was allegedly involved in a fight

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Azarenka gets Australian Open wildcard

Former world number one and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka has been given an Australian Open wildcard. The 28-year-old pulled out of the US Open and Belarus’ Fed Cup final earlier this year because of a custody dispute over her young son. “Vika’s

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Licence renewal: BBBoC keeps Fury waiting

Tyson Fury (25-0-0, 18KOs) will have to wait until January on news of the renewal of his boxing licence, the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC) has confirmed. The “Gypsy King” and cousin Hughie Fury (20-1-0, 10KOs) were yesterday cleared of historic blood

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Fifa Club World Cup: World Bale’s goal propel Real to final

Gareth Bale came off the bench to score Real Madrid’s winning goal with his first touch in their Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al Jazira. Bale, 28, scored moments after coming on for only his second appearance since suffering

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Reps givse 24 hours ultimatum for Intels to pay dues owed FG

The house of representatives ad hoc committee on the treasury single account (TSA) has ordered the management of Intels to remit the funds accrued from its pilotage service contract with the federal government within 24 hours. The lawmakers gave the

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Silva is an animal – Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praised the will to win of “animal” David Silva after his goals helped the Premier League leaders thrash Swansea and extend their record run of consecutive top-flight wins to 15. Silva scored twice, and further

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How corps member was raped, killed by driving instructor in Ogun

The police in Ogun say they have arrested a 29-year-old driving instructor, name withheld, for allegedly raping and killing Modupe Taiyese, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Abeokuta. Ahmed Iliyasu, the commissioner of police in the state,

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Fayose probe panel submits report, wants ex-Gov Fayemi to account for N2.75bn

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Ayodele Fayose to probe the financial transactions of the state under the administration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said that the former governor must account for the whereabouts of N2.75 billion.

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