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Wife, mistress conspire to kill Greek envoy

Brazilian police officials said late Friday that a military police officer in Rio de Janeiro has confessed to murdering Greece’s ambassador to Brazil on the day after Christmas at the behest of

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Rwandan FA bans witchcraft in football

African football chiefs have been forced to outlaw witchcraft – over fears players are using it to gain an unfair advantage in matches. In a game between Rwandan Premier League

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Presidential chef wins parliamentary seat in Somalia

From the kitchen of Somali leader as Head of Cooks, Abdirahman Yonis has transformed to a member of parliament in the country. Yonis beat his competitors with 36 votes as

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Malaysia-returnee shot dead by police inspector five days to wedding

The premises of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Mega Station located at the Control Post junction in Owerri, Imo State was thrown into confusion recently when a trigger-happy police officer

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Wife kills husband over christmas food

Tragedy struck in the Majidun area of Ikorodu local govermment in Lagos on christmas day as a housewife allegedly stabbed her husband to death over his failure to provide money

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Newborn girl found in Bauchi well

The students’ village of the Federal Polytechnic, Gwallameji, Bauchi, was thrown into confusion for the second time in one week on  Saturday when a newborn baby was found floating on

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In search of money to send to girlfriend, houseboy kills boss in Lagos

The houseboy who stabbed his boss to death in Lagos on Tuesday did that in desperation to get money to send to his girlfriend in Cameroun. Joel Ludgo, 22, had

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Court convicts centenarian of 21 child sex offences

A Birmingham crown court has convicted a 101-year-old man of committing 21 historical child sex offences. The Guardian reported that Ralph Clarke pleaded guilty to nine sex charges relating to

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Man wrongly jailed for 31 years gets N23,000 compensation

An innocent man who spent almost his entire adult life in prison was given just £60 when he was finally released. Lawrence McKinney, 60, was wrongfully convicted of rape and

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My husband impregnated my sister twice, wife tells court

A trader has told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos that her husband impregnated her younger sister on two occasions. Mrs. Saidat Abu, 55, spoke in response to a suit

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