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At least 8 travelers killed as masked robbers block highway

Not less than eight travelers have been killed along the Bomadi-Ohoror road in Delta State. The armed robbers killed three drivers of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), a conductor last Tuesday and four passengers Thursday. A victim, Mrs Ebi, a trader and who sustained a deep machete …

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2 dead as gunmen open fire on youths at market place

Two persons have been killed following attack on Gora-Gan community in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State by gunmen. Mr Elias Manza, the Chairman of the local government area who confirmed the incident, said the attackers opened fire on some youths playing around the village market square on …

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Trump impeachment: Legal team says charges dangerous

US President Donald Trump’s legal team has issued its first formal response to the impeachment charges against him, describing them as a “dangerous attack” on democracy. The document said the impeachment articles failed to allege any crime and were a “brazen” attempt to interfere with the 2020 presidential elections. The …

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Harry and Meghan will not use HRH titles – palace

Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent The Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment …

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Man killed by ‘armed’ chicken

A 55-year-old man was accidentally killed after a sharp blade tied to a rooster cut his abdomen during a cockfight in India. The said fight took place in Pragadavaram village in West Godavari, in the state of Andhra Pradesh despite a ban on the practice by the Supreme Court. The …

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55-year-old driver dies in Nigerian hotel after sex

A 55-year-old commercial bus driver has been found dead in a hotel at Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, after allegedly having sex with a single mother of three. Saturday PUNCH gathered that the deceased was accompanied by a lady into a hotel along Ibusa bypass, close …

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200 illegal miners arrested in Zimbabwe

Two hundred more illegal miners were arrested in Mazowe, bringing to 1 107 the number of those netted in the blitz in Mashonaland Central Province this week. This came as security guards at a mine in Battlefields fought off a machete gang of around 60, killing one. The suspects who …

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Lesotho’s First Lady wanted by police

Police in Lesotho are appealing for help to trace Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s current wife who they want to question over the 2017 murder of his estranged wife. Maesaiah Thabane has not been charged, but police want to speak to her about Lipolelo Thabane’s killing, a government spokesman told the …

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Clinton prosecutor Ken Starr to defend Trump in impeachment

US President Donald Trump’s defence team in his Senate trial will include special prosecutors from President Bill Clinton’s impeachment. He will be represented by Ken Starr and Robert Ray, who investigated Mr Clinton, and Alan Dershowitz, whose past clients include OJ Simpson. White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Mr Trump’s …

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