Abubakar Shekau condemns death sentence of musician

Shock As Shekau Condemns Death Sentence Of Kano Musician

Factional leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has reportedly released a new audio faulting the death sentence a Sharia court in Kano state handed to a 22-year-old singer, Yahaya Sharif Aminu, in the state over his blasphemous...
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Guinness, Okomu Oil, Seplat Gain As Investors Await Interim Dividends

Seplat, Airtel Africa, Presco, Okomu Oil and Guinness were among stocks that appreciated Wednesday as Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) posted its first gain of the week. Market capitalisation increased by N135 billion, closing at N13.115 trillion against N12.980 trillion on...
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Geopolitical Cold War With China Would be A Dreadful Mistake

U.S. politicians risk making a "dreadful mistake" by stoking a geopolitical Cold War with China, a renowned U.S. economist has warned. "The last Cold War was dangerous enough," Jeffrey Sachs, an economics professor at Columbia University and senior United Nations...
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Philippines’ Duterte Volunteers To Be Putin’s Coronavirus Vaccine Test Object

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed he has accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to provide a Russian COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available and said he is willing to participate in trials. "When the vaccine arrives, I will inject it...
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Hilarious: Side Chick Fined For Insulting Wife of Lover

A Kenyan woman has been fined for insulting her lover’s wife and provoking her to a fight while drunk. In default, Saida Mohamed Amin, the convict, will spend six months in prison if she fails to pay 50 thousand Kenyan...
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Tragedy As 10-year-old Girl Dies After Being Defiled By Two Men

In Zambia, a ten year old girl in Mumbwa has died after two men took turns to defile her. Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo confirmed the incident and identified the culprits as Harry Kandolo aged 25 years and Jack Kandolo...
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Anxiety As Deadly Tick Borne Virus Spreads In China

A new virus is threatening the Chinese population, months after the COVID-19 outbreak began in Wuhan in late 2019. The Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) virus is transmitted via tick bites, and has caused seven deaths in the country...
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Surprise As Joe Biden Picks Senator Kamala Harris As Running Mate

Joe Biden has named California senator Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate, a historic choice he believes will bolster his chances of beating Donald Trump in an election year shaped by the global coronavirus pandemic and a national reckoning...
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Just In: Boko Haram Kill Many Soldiers In Fresh Borno Attack

Terrorist group, Boko Haram have reportedly killed several soldiers in an ambush in Baga, a town under Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State. The recent attack by the dreaded insurgents was disclosed to SaharaReporters by military sources on Tuesday....
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Thousands Displaced And Dozens Killed In South Korea Landslides

At least 30 people have died, and 12 remain missing after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country’s longest monsoon in seven years causing more flooding, landslides and evacuations on Sunday. Close to 6,000 people had...
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Two Minors Burnt Alive For Stealing A Mobile Phone

A number of prominent personalities have expressed outrage after two boys were allegedly burnt alive for allegedly stealing a mobile phone. Anja Ringgren Loven – a philanthropist who has rescued numerous children branded witches and abandoned in Akwa Ibom State...
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Georgia Police Shoots At Car With Five Black Children

Police has allegedly shot at car containing 5 black children in Waycross, Georgia at around 8am on Saturday. Georgia family reported that on their way back home from Walmart, 5 siblings (ages 9-16) were followed and shot at by police...
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White House Shooting: President Trump Whisked From Briefing

US President Donald Trump was briefly evacuated from a press briefing at the White House due to a shooting incident outside on Monday. Trump said that he was taken to the Oval Office following the interruption, and that the Secret...
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French Economy Shrinks By 13.8 Pct In Q2: INSEE

A worker is seen at a construction site in Clichy, near Paris, France, Aug. 8, 2020. France's economy contracted by 13.8 percent in the second quarter (Q2) after household consumption and investment, the country's main growth engines, tumbled under severe...
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Jubilation As Turkey Become Third Country To Develop Coronavirus Vaccine

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey has become the third country to develop vaccines locally against COVID-19 after the United States and China according to the World Health Organization. "The COVID-19 Turkey Platform, founded by the...
Mob-justice-burn-houses

Angry Mob Set Houses Ablaze Over Witchcraft Allegation

Angry villagers in Dowa have on Sunday set ablaze houses and damaged properties worthy millions of kwachas for allegedly accusing a family over witchcraft allegation. According to Sub Inspector Gladson M’bumpha, Dowa PolicePublic Relations Officer, the incident that happened at...
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Home Teacher Defiles 6-Year-Old Pupil In Her Parents Home

A 50-year-old old teacher, Uzor Anthony, has been apprehended by the police for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl he was teaching at her parents’ home in the Olodi Apapa area of Lagos, The PUNCH reports. Anthony reportedly committed the crime...
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Hundreds Of Youths And Women Protest Incessant Killings In Southern Kaduna

According to SaharaReporters, hundreds of Southern Kaduna women on Saturday in different communities took to major roads to display their displeasure over the incessant killings of their people by Fulani militia. The protesters, who trooped out in large numbers in...
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Canada Answers US Aluminium Tariffs With Its Own

Canada and the US reached a deal last year to lift tariffs on steel and aluminium imports that had been imposed on grounds of "national security". Mr Trump reintroduced them on Thursday to protect the US industry. Friday's retaliatory tariffs...
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16 Dead After Air India Plane Breaks In Two

An Air India Express plane with 191 people on board has crashed at an airport in the southern state of Kerala, killing at least 16 people, officials say. The Boeing 737, en route from Dubai, skidded off the runway in...
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Shock As Africa Coronavirus Cases Pass One Million

"Aggressive and bold" action is needed as Africa's coronavirus cases pass the one-million mark, according to the African Union (AU) body dealing with the pandemic. It says South Africa - where testing has been widespread - accounts for more than...
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Driver Disappears In Petrol Tanker Accident Leaving One Dead

An unidentified woman has been reported dead in an accident involving a petrol tanker in the Mile 2 area of Lagos State. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the tanker rammed into a pothole directly...
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Truck Load Of Tramadol And Codeine Has Been Seized By police In Lagos

The police in Apapa Area Command of Lagos State, on Thursday, August 6, 2020, intercepted a 40-foot container laden with the addictive drugs Tramadol and codeine. The container was intercepted at sea and taken to a terminal in Apapa, ChannelsTV...
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The Federal Government Of Nigeria Extends COVID-19 Lockdown

President Muhammadu Buhari led administration has announced an extension of the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks. The extension is the third for the second phase. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman...
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Boko Haram’s Logistics Officer Arrested

A Boko Haram logistics supplier has been picked up by the Borno State Police Command. According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Okon Edet, Goni Mallum, was picked up at Gamboru market within Maiduguri town with food supplies...
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Over 20 Killed In Fresh Southern Kaduna Attack

Attack by suspected Fulani militias in four villages in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Thursday led to the death of no fewer than twenty-two people, mostly women and children. The villages affected by the attack were...
Petrol-price-might-go-up

Petrol May Sell For N150 Per Litre As Marketers Seek Hike

Following increase in the prices of crude oil, marketers are pushing for the upward review of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol N150 per litre for the month of August. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA ) last month...
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Commissioner For Humanity Allegedly Beaten By Thugs Over Palliatives

The Commissioner for Humanity and Social Welfare in Cross River State, Mrs Blessing Egbara was reporteldy beaten and manhandled by thugs allegedly led by a councillor, Omang Theresa Fobe, representing Ekpashi ward of Boki 2 constituency of the state over...
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Huge Explosion Rocks Beirut As Thick Smoke Rises From Capital’s Port

Hundreds of people have been wounded in a huge blast that ripped through Lebanon's capital, Beirut, according to the country's health minister. The massive explosion on Tuesday at Beirut's port released a shockwave which caused widespread damage to buildings, shattering...
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Genoa New Bridge Commissioned Two Years After Tragic Collapse

When you finish a job there is always a mix of feelings," the 82-year-old world-renowned architect muses. "Satisfaction but also a bit of sadness too, because it's no longer your building - it belongs to everybody." We speak beneath the...
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Death Of 12 Year Old Girl Ignites Debate Over Gang Violence

The unnamed girl was killed in a drive-by shooting next to a petrol station on Sunday, according to local media. Police have launched an investigation but are yet to make any arrests. Officials have vowed to further crack down on...
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Hundreds Test Positive For Coronavirus On Cruise Ship

At least 41 passengers and crew on a Norwegian cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19, officials say. Hundreds more passengers who travelled on the MS Roald Amundsen are in quarantine and awaiting test results, the company that owns the...
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We Are Not Leaving Nigeria Soon – Shoprite

Shoprite Nigeria has debunked the story making the rounds that it intends to close shop in Nigeria. The Country Director for Chastex Consult, Ini Archibong, in a telephone conversation with Vanguard, said: “Shoprite is not leaving Nigeria. “We have only...
Shoprite-plans-to-leave-nigeria

Shoprite Exits Nigeria After Struggling For Years

Africa's biggest supermarket chain, South African-owned Shoprite, says it is considering pulling out of Nigeria. It said it was looking at selling all "or a majority stake" of its operations in Africa's most-populous country. Shoprite is the latest South African...
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Suing China Over Coronavirus Would Be Huge Mistake: U.S. Senator

Allowing U.S. citizens to sue China over the COVID-19 pandemic would be a "huge mistake," a Californian senator has said. "We launch a series of unknown events that could be very, very dangerous. I think this is a huge mistake,"...
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Eurozone Economies Shrink 40 Pct In Q2, But “Snapback” May Be In Works

Europe formally and dramatically entered into recession Friday, with the latest data released by the European Union showing that the 19-member eurozone saw their economies contract by 40.3 percent in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020, compared with the same...
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Two Zimbabweans Killed In Failed Attempt To Steal TV Set

Police has confirmed the killing of 2 Zimbabweans for allegedly stealing of 2 plasma television in Johannesburg. It was alledged that they broke into a house , unknown to them the owner was in the backyard. As soon as they...
Man-shoots-mother-and-son

Man Opens Fire On Mother And Son For Not Observing Social Distancing

A man has been arrested for shooting at a mother and son after he became upset with the pair for failing to observe ‘social distancing’ amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 47-year-old Douglas Marks from Miami confronted the woman and her son...
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Lagos Churches And Mosques To Finally Reopen August 7, 2020

Like many non-essential sectors, religious centres were shut down in March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. The Federal Government lifted the ban on religious gatherings in June, but an earlier decision by Sanwo-Olu...
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See The List Of Quarantine-exempt Countries By Kenya

The Kenyan government has released the list of countries from which travellers will be exempted from going into quarantine once they arrive. International flights are due to resume on Saturday four months after they were suspended in a bid to...
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