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British national kidnapped in Lagos

A British national has been kidnapped by gunmen shortly after landing at the international airport in Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, a diplomat and a private security source told AFP Friday. “There was a kidnapping of a Briton and we are working with the Nigerian authorities,” said Wale Adebayo, spokesman at the Deputy High Commission in…

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Nigeria Senate vote to legalise child rape

Wife of the Ekiti State governor, Mrs. Bisi Fayemi, yesterday condemned the Senate for voting to amend the aspect of the constitution forbidding underage marriage. Fayemi, who said the move was inimical to the growth and liberation of the female gender, urged the womenfolk to rise against the development, saying the need to press for…

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Blind man runs baby factory in Anambra

A 54-year-old blind man, his daughters and others have been arrested in Anambra state for “running a baby factory.” Operatives of the State Security Service (SSS) arrested Geoffrey Okoli who hails from Aguata local government area but failed to apprehend another suspect one Catherine Eze, alleged to be the brain behind the sale of the…

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Ex-Generals says Obasanjo’s Civil War book is self-glorification

Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Alani Akinrinade (retd.), and Brig.-Gen. Godwin Alabi-Isama (retd.), on Thursday faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Nigerian Civil War account. Obasanjo’s story in his war memoirs, My Command, Akinrinade and Alabi-Isama said, was full of “serious and historical errors” and constituted a “self-glorification.” The former President’s account, the retired military…