FG assures on repatriation of over 10,000 stranded Nigerian girls from Lebanon, Saudi, others

FG assures on repatriation of over 10,000 stranded Nigerian girls from Lebanon, Saudi, others

Federal Government on Friday reiterated its resolve to ensure the repatriation of over 10,000 Nigerian girls who are stranded in Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and other Middle East countries. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq gave the assurance via a statement signed by her Special Adviser on Strategic Communications, Halima Oyelade and obtained. The Minister who frowned at the plight of the affected Nigerians stranded across the globe, however, tasked Nigerian youths to take advantage of the various government’s interventions has put in…

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BREAKING: Gunmen kill Bauchi Assembly member, abduct two wives, one-year-old child

BREAKING: Gunmen kill Bauchi Assembly member, abduct two wives, one-year-old child

Bauchi State Police Command has confirmed the gruesome killing of A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Dass constituency, Musa Mante Baraza. The police through the PPRO, DSP Ahmed Wakili confirmed through the telephone on Friday morning that the member was attacked and killed by the yet to be identified suspected gunmen late Thursday night at his residence in Dass. Though the aim of the attack is yet to be ascertained, the gunmen are suspected to be armed robbers who invaded his house at the wee hours…

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Food poisoning kills seven family members in Zamfara, husband runs mad

Food poisoning kills seven family members in Zamfara, husband runs mad

Suspected food poisoning has killed seven (7) members of the same family at Auki village of Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State and the husband has developed a psychiatric disorder as a result of the death. An eye witness, Mohammed Musa said that the seven family members, consisting of five children and two housewives, died on Wednesday after they ate food prepared with corn. He stated that the incident occurred on Tuesday night when one among the late wives prepared corn food (Tuwon Masara), “after they ate the food,…

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US calls for shower rules to be eased after Trump hair complaints

Under a 1992 law, showerheads in the US are not allowed to produce more than 2.5 gallons (9.5l) of water per minute.

The US government has proposed changing the definition of a showerhead to allow increased water flow, following complaints from President Donald Trump about his hair routine. Under a 1992 law, showerheads in the US are not allowed to produce more than 2.5 gallons (9.5l) of water per minute. The Trump administration wants this limit to apply to each nozzle, rather than the overall fixture. Consumer and conservation groups argue that it is wasteful and unnecessary. The changes were proposed by the Department of Energy on Wednesday following complaints by Mr…

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Belarus election: Women form ‘solidarity chains’ to condemn crackdown

Belarus election: Women form 'solidarity chains' to condemn crackdown

Women have formed human chains in Belarus to condemn a crackdown on protests over the disputed election. Many women dressed in white and carried flowers as they called for an end to police brutality. Unrest erupted after long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko was declared winner of Sunday’s presidential election, in a vote condemned by the EU and US as neither free nor fair. Thousands of people have been arrested and at least two have died. In the latest official figures, the interior ministry said police had detained 700 people during protests…

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