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‘I want govt to arrest my dad for abandoning me’ – 9-yr-old boy evicted by stepdad over witchcraft allegation

Remember nine-year-old Emmanuel Ironbar, who was sent away from his home in Calabar, Cross River State, by his stepfather over allegation of witchcraft, here’s an update on the case. Nine-year-old, Emmanuel Ironbar is currently experiencing a hard time that some adults have never faced. Emmanuel was sent out of his …

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At least 8 dead, 45 wounded in ‘Christmas’ suicide bomb attack on Catholic church service in Pakistan

TWO suicide bombers targeted a packed Catholic church in Pakistan today killing at least eight people and wounding up to 45 more. The gunmen – wearing explosive vests – stormed the church in Quetta city during Sunday services and opened fire on the hundreds inside. Police guards at the church …

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‘Hijab in English means decent dressing, and its for every decent woman’ – Sultan decries controversy over Hijab

Sultan of Sokoto and President – Generation of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Dr. Mohammad Sa’ad Abubakar has decried the raging controversy over Hijab. He said Hijab simply means decent dressing for Muslim women and part and parcel of Islam. Abubakar spoke in Lagos on Saturday during …

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‘I used cheque to propose to my wife’ – Olympic gold medalist Falilat Ogunkoya’s husband

Olympic gold medalist, Falilat, and her husband, Prof. Seun Omotayo, share their love story with Punch. Where did you both meet for the first time? Seun: We met for the first time at Ogun State Government House. What year was that? Seun: It was in 2004. Would you describe the encounter as love …

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Atiku opens chicken cottages across the country to create jobs and empower local farmers (Photos)

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has spoken of plans  to develop Chicken Cottage Nigeria as a regional hub for all operations in Sub-Saharan Africa. He said this  at the  commissioning a  Chicken cottage outlet, owned by him,  on Saturday in Abuja. He promised to open more of the outlets …

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Woman denied UK visa for being ‘over-qualified’ in English

The visa application of an Indian woman was rejected by authorities in the United Kingdom because her English-language proficiency is much higher than required by the immigration department. Alexandria Rintoul in a Facebook post claimed she passed an advanced version of the International English Language Testing System, but the visa requirement …

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Jonathan celebrates President Buhari at 75, describes him as ‘rare statesman’

Former President  Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 75th birthday. In a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, in Abuja, on Saturday, the ex-President described Buhari as a statesman whose rare experience of leading Nigeria at different times, has earned him a special …

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