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Breaking: Nigerian Super Eagles defeat Burundi 1-0 in AFCON

.Super Falcons out of Women World Cup, lose to Germany 0-2
By Valentine Amanze

How couple sexually abused teenage girl

.Wife wanted husband to 'get it out of his system'

A married Pennsylvania couple who were both teachers were convicted of sexually assaulting a female teenage student who came forward in 2018 about her years of abuse.

PEOPLE confirms with prosecutors that on Wednesday, Nick and Ruth Baggetta were convicted of single counts of institutional sexual assault, endangering a welfare of a child, corruption of minor and furnishing alcohol to minors.

In addition, Ruth was found guilty on a fifth count of failure to report child abuse.

Police arrest Boko Haram commanders in Borno

Police authorities in Borno say they have arrested two “high profile’’ Boko haram commanders believed to have participated in attacks on security locations in Nigeria and Cameroon.
The commissioner of police in the state, Mr. Mohammed Aliyu, disclosed this in Maiduguri while briefing newsmen.
Aliyu said that while one of the suspects, Ali Ibrahim, was arrested on January 6 in Maiduguri, the other suspect, Umar Abacha, who had escaped to Lagos, was arrested when he returned to Maiduguri on May 13.

CORPS members will not serve in areas affected by banditry attacks – Niger NYSC

By Priscilla Campbell, Minna

Edo APC chieftain, Idahosa, advocates Oshiomhole's resignation

...blames former governor for Edo APC crisis, others
By Calista Amanze

NSCDC gets award on war against vandalism

By Calista Amanze

The Vision-One Leadership Development Initiative for Nation Building (VOLDl ) has honoured the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) under the able leadership of Commandant General Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu.

Buhari reappoints Idris as accountant general

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday extended the tenure of the Accountant General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris.
The announcement was made in a statement signed by the Director, Communications, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Wunmi Ogunmosunle, on behalf of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita.

According to the statement, Idris’ letter was signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

Obi, Anglican bishop meet in Onitsha (Photo)

The Vice Presidential candidate of the PDP, Mr. Peter Obi (left), with the Anglican Bishop of Mbamili, Most Rev. Dr. Henry Okeke (right), after their meeting in Onitsha.

We made N200m from kidnap operations –Suspect

A suspected kidnapper, Abubakar Umar, yesterday in Abuja, disclosed that his gang collected N200 million ransom from families of victims in operations that took place in different parts of the North.
Umar made the revelation at the complex of the Special Tactical Squad (STS), where 38 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers, cattle rustlers and other criminals were paraded to journalists.
He further revealed that members of his gang made N9 million from the abduction of Chinese expatriates.

Confusion in Bauchi Assembly as two Speakers emerge

Bauchi State House of Assembly is currently in disarray as members have elected two Speakers in separate elections.
Eleven out of the 31 elected members of the Assembly sat as early as 7:00am and elected Abubakar Suleiman as the Speaker of the House.
Suleiman is a member representing Ningi Central Constituency and a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Danlami Kawule, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing Zungur/Galambi, was also elected as the Deputy Speaker by the same group of lawmakers.

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