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Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks Former minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice over the xenophobic attacks that claimed lives and property of some Nigerians. Akinyemi, in a statement he sent to The Guardian, said that the South African government failed to protect…
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Tunde Baiyewu: Being a Lighthouse Family

Tunde Baiyewu: Being a Lighthouse Family Growing up in an era where cigarette adverts were permitted to air on television and radio, it was a tad difficult to miss those deceptive cuts that told us it was a mark of pristine masculinity to puff on neatly wrapped nicotine.  It was also one of those ads - St. Moritz’s - that introduced…
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Xenophobia: Former foreign affairs minister asks FG to sue South Africa

Akinyemi also accused South African government officials of sponsoring and condoning the xenophobic attacks.
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Teenager Fati lights up Barcelona, Benzema brilliance inspires Real Madrid

Ansu Fati, the 16-year-old starlet from Guinea Bissau, scored his second goal of the season as Barcelona breezed to a 5-2 win against Valencia on Saturday. Karim Benzema netted twice for Real Madrid as they fought off a late comeback to beat Levante 3-2 as Eden Hazard made his La Liga debut. Atletico Madrid retained
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Xenophobic attacks: Take South African govt to ICJ, Akinyemi urges FG

Mudiaga Affe A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof Bolaji Akinyemi, has urged the Federal Government to drag its South African counterpart before the International Court of Justice for its failure to cater for Nigerian citizens resident in South Africa. Several Nigerians living in South Africa had come under a series of xenophobic attacks. The
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Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday. Fury had to dig deep after the bone-rattling third-round punch from heavy underdog Wallin sliced open a deep gash over his right eye in
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Man City stunned by Norwich as Liverpool stretch Premier League lead

Manchester City succumbed to a first Premier League defeat since January in stunning fashion to newly-promoted Norwich 3-2 on Saturday, as Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table by beating Newcastle 3-1. Tottenham and Chelsea bounced back to form with comprehensive wins over Crystal Palace and Wolves respectively, while Manchester
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Police probe complaint of organ weakness after handshake

The Police Command in Enugu State is investigating a complaint of alleged weakness of male genital organ by Mr Sunday Ebubechukwu, after a handshake with a suspect identified as Anayo.
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Lagos Task Force arrests suspects at Alausa, African Shrine

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested 28 miscreants and 15 illegal street traders at various locations around Alausa and the African Shrine vicinity.
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NYSC denies posting to religious centres in Ondo

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Ondo State has described as fake the news that it posted corps members to religious organisations, especially churches.
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IPOB accuses FG of planning to attack Kanu’s house

IPOB says government has stationed a killer squad in front of its leader's house.
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