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15-Year-Old Girl Raped By Three Men In Adamawa State

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A 15-year-old girl has been raped by three men in Yola, the Adamawa State capital. Our correspondent gathered Friday evening that the girl, who was snatched off a street by three men in a car as she headed home from work in Jimeta Thursday evening, was taken to a hideout by the men who returned her to the street unconscious after raping her. Hajia Hauwa Garba, a Yola-based rights activist, who is working on the case under her organisation, Equal Access, told our correspondent via a telephone conversation that the teenager had been admitted at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola. “I’m just coming from the Federal Medical Centre (Yola) where the girl has been admitted,” Hauwa said. She said the girl had been abandoned by the roadside leading to Jimeta Central Eid Mosque, Yola North Local Government Area of Adamawa State on Thursday evening. Hauwa added that the Jimeta Police Division, situated not far from where the teenager was found, took her to the Sexual Assault Centre at the Adamawa S…

JUST SAD! 73 Persons Killed In Car Bombing In Mogadishu

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Seventy-three people died in a car bombing on Saturday morning in the Somali capital Mogadishu. The head of the Medina hospital, Mohamed Yusuf, confirmed the death toll to dpa. Some 54 injured victims were brought to the hospital for treatment, he said. Eyewitnesses spoke of a scene of devastation after a truck at a checkpoint exploded in a busy area of the city. Although there has been no claim of responsibility so far, Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia remain “a potent threat” to regional peace. UN experts say that Al-Shabab are now manufacturing home-made explosives, expanding their revenue sources and infiltrating government institutions. After three decades of civil war, extremist attacks and famine, Somalia established a functioning transitional government in 2012 and has since been working to rebuild stability. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the country must still tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, political instability and corruption.

Nigeria Student Sentenced To 6 Months Imprisonment For Stealing

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A Grade 1 Area Court in Dutse, Abuja, on Friday sentenced one Aliyu Musa, a 24-year-old student to six months imprisonment. He was jailed for withdrawing N40, 000 with a stolen ATM card. The Presiding Officer, Mr Suleiman Mohammed, who tried and found Musa guilty, however, gave him an option to pay N30, 000 as fine, NAN reports. Mohammed held that the convict failed to give the court a reasonable explanation why he committed the crime. He also ordered that the money confisticated from the convict by the police be returned to its owner. The convict, who resides in Ushafa area of Bwari was convicted of Joint act and theft. He pleaded guilty. The prosecutor, Mr Tunde Arowolo told the court that the convict was reported at the Bwari Police Station by one Emmanuel Anyade, a businessman in Ushafa village, Bwari, on Dec.14. According to Arowolo, the convict went to the complainant’s shop where he operated mobile money transactions through POS and withdrew N40, 000 from a first bank account b…

My Attackers Must Be Arrested And Prosecuted – Goodluck Jonathan

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Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan has called for the arrest and prosecution of gunmen who attacked his home in Otuoke, Bayelsa, South-South Nigeria. He also thanked Nigerians for the continuing show of solidarity and sympathy following the Christmas eve attack by unknown gunmen in his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. The former President who stated this while conducting sympathizers round the scene of the attack on Friday also commended the Nigerian military for their gallantry in repelling the attack by engaging the assailants in a fierce gun duel that unfortunately claimed the life of a soldier. Jonathan noted that since the assailants attacked his marine security post on December 24, 2019 many Nigerians of different social status, including President Muhammadu Buhari, state Governors and political party leaders as well as foreigners had either visited him or called to express their heartfelt sympathy over the unfortunate attack in his house. He also reiterated his…

IT WILL HAPPEN! Pep Guardiola Set To Break Jose Mourinho’s Premier League Record

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Manchester City head coach, Pep Guardiola, is on track to set another Premier League record, with one of Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho’s achievements in his sights. Having become the first manager to win the English domestic treble with Man City last season, Guardiola is on the verge to break the record for least amount of matches required to get 100 Premier League wins tonight if his team beat Wolves at Molineux, according to Daily Mail. Mourinho currently holds that record from his time at Chelsea, with his first 100 wins coming in only 142 league matches. But Guardiola looks set to surpass that mark as he currently has 99 wins from 132 league games. Even if Man City did not win at Wolves on Thursday night, Guardiola will have another eight matches in which to break Mourinho’s record. Guardiola will also eclipse the games it took to reach 100 wins for Jurgen Klopp (159), Sir Alex Ferguson (162), Arsene Wenger (179), Rafael Benitez (181) and Claudio Ranieri (187).

BE THE JUDGE! Who Is The Better Right Back Defender – Alexander-Arnold or Wan-Bissaka???

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We have a debate that is seriously breaking the internet and we want our football fans to settle it today  Liverpool fans were in cloud 9 as Right back defender Alexander-Arnold produced a masterclass performance in the 4 – 0 thrashing of Leicester City in the Premier League’s Boxing Day fixtures (Watch the Highlight here) The England defender registered two clean assists (he has 11 in all competitions) in the match and later scored a stunner that many Liverpool fans are comparing him with great defenders like Cafu & Roberto Carlos. Man United defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka also produced an assist on Boxing Day as Man United beat Newcastle 4 – 1 (Watch the Highlight here) The £45m signing from Crystal Palace has also been very reliable for the Red Devils this season, recording an impressive tackle succession rate of 70% with 122 duels won. Now we know they are both future prospects if they continue to work hard… But the question on everyone’s lips is, Who Is The Better Player Right N…