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  • Contempt: Court Orders Arrest Of Osun Monarch, Secretary

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    An Osogbo Chief  Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday  issued a bench warrant against a traditional ruler and his secretary for alleged  contempt. The accused and the Olokini of Okini, Oba Okanola Akadiri,  and his secretary, Suleiman Rasaki,  are facing an eight-count charge of conspiracy, forcibly entry, threat to life and assault. The Magistrate, Mr…

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  • Tiwa Savage, In Collaboration With American Rapper Remy Ma

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    Mavin Records `first lady’, Tiwa Savage has debut her international campaign with a ‘single’ collaboration with Grammy-nominated American rapper Remy Ma of Fat Joe’s rap crew, Terror Squad. Tiwa Savage collaboration would be on the Remy Ma and Fat Joe joint album entitled “Plata o Plomo”, currently on the works. “She is huge, she is…

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  • 51-year-old Man Arraigned For Allegedly Raping Teenager

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    A 51-year-old man, Emeka Kanu, who allegedly raped his neighbour’s daughter and impregnated her, on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on a charge of rape. The accused, an unemployed, who resides at 6, Robinson St., Iju, a suburb of Lagos, however, entered a `not guilty’ plea. The prosecutor, Sgt. Raphael Donny told…

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  • Man Seeks Divorce Over Constant Cursing, Nagging

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    One Ajayi Lekan, on Thursday approached an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi-Ibadan, seeking for dissolution of his 3-year-old marriage with his wife, Olanike, over habitual cursing and nagging. He told the court that his wife of three years was in the habit of cursing him without genuine reason. The plaintiff who is a trader said the…

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  • FG, Labour Agree To Review Minimum Wage

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    The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, says the federal government and the organised labour movement in the country have reached a consensus to review the national minimum wage. Wabba, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, said that the consensus was reached…

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  • FG Gives N70m Grant To 56 Inventors

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    The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja gave grants of seventy million naira (N70m) to fifty six inventors to enable them improve and mass produce their inventions. Minister of Science and Technology Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said the grant was to empower the beneficiaries to improve, mass produce, commercialise their products as well as register and…

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  • Apo Six: Court Adjourns Judgment Till March 9

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    An FCT High Court, presided over by Justice Ishaq Bello, on Monday adjourned  till March 9  judgment in the alleged extra judicial killing of Six Apo traders, Abuja, popularly known as the `Apo Six.` The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Attorney General of the Federation in 2005 charged six police officers to…

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  • Syrian Govt Ready For Prisoner Swaps With Rebels – State TV

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    The Syrian government signaled on Monday it was ready to agree prisoner swaps with rebel groups, a confidence-building measure that might help both sides prepare to attend peace talks. Syrian state media said the government was “always ready” to exchange prisoners in its jails for people “kidnapped by terrorist groups”, “particularly in the framework of…

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