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In Kano: 74-year-old man rapes granddaughter

In Kano: 74-year-old man rapes granddaughter

A 74-year-old Kano resident, Ashiru Suleiman has been remanded in prison custody by a Kano Magistrate court for allegedly raping his granddaughter. Suleiman was arraigned before the court for defiling his 4-yr-old granddaughter and making attempt to rape another 5-yr-old daughter of his neighbour. The accused person, who was charged …

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Samsung office sealed by Nigerian government

Samsung office sealed by Nigerian government

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria on Tuesday sealed the premises of Samsung West Africa in Victoria Island, Lagos, for failure to register some of its products being marketed in Nigeria. Head of Public Relations of SON, Mr Bola Fashina, said this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Fashina said …

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APC Sweeps Chairmanship Seats in Kebbi LG Polls

APC Sweeps Chairmanship Seats in Kebbi LG Polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the seats in the 21 chairmanship positions in the local government area elections conducted in Kebbi State at the weekend. The APC scored 958,881 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that polled 37,532 votes. In a statement signed by the …

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Beggars to be taxed in Nigeria – FG

Beggars to be taxed in Nigeria - FG

Beggars in Nigeria will soon start paying tax – Federal Government says The Federal government has revealed its plans to investigate the tax payment status of 150 firms/individuals in order to expose tax defaulters, according to the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, who made this known in Lagos revealing that …

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NB Launches Zobo-flavoured Alcoholic Drink

NB Launches Zobo-flavoured Alcoholic Drink

The Nigerian Breweries Plc has introduced its first zobo-flavoured alcoholic drink, Ace Desire, to the Nigerian market. The Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Franco Maria Maggi, described the new product as a sophisticated blend of spirit, natural Hibiscus or zobo extracts. He spoke at the launch of the product …

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