Vatican would see U.S. Paris deal exit as slap in face

The Vatican, which under Pope Francis’ insistence has strongly backed the Paris climate change deal, would see a U.S. exit as a slap in the face and a “disaster for everyone,” a senior official said on Thursday. At their meeting

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Prostitute sues police officers for underage sex, wins cash compensation

The teenage prostitute at the heart of the Oakland (America) police sex scandal has won almost $1m from the city. Jasmin Abuslin, now 19, is the daughter of a police dispatcher who claims she slept with two dozen officers over

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Militants abduct four Itsekiri leaders

The Delta Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four Itsekiri leaders and some officials of Elcrest, an indigenous firm, by suspected militants in Delta. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed the abduction to the News Agency

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Policemen rob medical doctor of N45,000 in Lagos

A Lagos medical practitioner, who identified himself only as Dr Itan, has accused policemen from the Area M command of stealing N45,000 from him. The victim, who works with a private hospital in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state,

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Fayose declares Friday work-free day to honour Adebayo

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has declared Friday work free day in the state in honour of the former Military Governor of the old Western Region, the late General Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.). This is to enable workers in

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N13 billion Ikoyi money: EFCC takes over NIA’s bank accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday took charge of bank accounts operated by Nigeria’s foreign intelligence service, the National Intelligence Agency, the latest in a string of measures against the NIA in the wake of last month’s discovery

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Freed girls to meet parents Friday, suspected girl bomber recounts ordeal

A 14-year-old female suspected suicide bomber has said Boko Haram leaders chose her to detonate an Improvised Explosive Device in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, because she rejected the marriage proposals of their members in Sambisa Forest. Also, the troops

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Gunmen kill 8 in fresh Benue attack

At least, eight people have been killed in a fresh attack against several villages in two local government areas of Benue State at the early hours of Thursday. Daily Trust gathered that six people were killed in Mbakuur council ward

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Assassins kill man during his father’s funeral

A 35-year-old man, identified as Bobby Usiobaifo, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. It was learnt that Usiobaifo was murdered during the burial rites of his late father, Pa Abel Usiobaifo,

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Manslaughter: Two vigilante operatives bag six years imprisonment

An Ogun State High Court sitting in Abeokuta on Thursday found two vigilance officers guilty of manslaughter and sentenced them to six years imprisonment. Justice Olatokunbo Olopade, who delivered the judgment, sentenced Lambe Yinka and Friday Gbenga, with hard labour,

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