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Authorities allege a Chicago woman, Yasmine Elder, 24, has killed her boyfriend, Darrius Ellis, by pouring bleach down his throat during a fight, PEOPLE confirms.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said that the cause of Darrius Ellis’ death was “complication of forcible administration of a caustic substance,” an agency spokesperson told PEOPLE.

. IBB Hospital offers free service

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

No fewer than 400,000 people across Niger State are suffering from chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injuries which may be requiring surgery or transplant for them to live normally.

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

 

Yobe State government has employed 90 graduates and diploma holders to boost its education sector.

The new employees had already been posted to Science and Technical Schools Board (STSB) and Teaching

Service Boards (TSB) by the state government with immediate effect.

By Fani-Kayode

 

In the last two years the quest for self-determination amongst the numerous ethnic nationalities that make up Nigeria has reached a crescendo.

 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will contnue as Acting President despite of the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country early Friday morning. President Buhari announced this at his first meeting with his Cabinet and Service Chiefs at the First Lady’s Conference Room at the Presidential Villa Abuja.

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), has insisted on placement of 60 per cent rebate across board on vehicles brought from 2015 downward despite House of Representatives’s order to relax the measure.

 

The Customs chief had explained that he approved the adjustment of points of payment of duty on old vehicles to ease the process.

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Brazilian drug lord turns jail cell into luxury suite

Paraguayan authorities got a surprise when they raided a Brazilian drug lord's jail cell... and found a three-room luxury suite complete with library, kitchen, conference room and plasma TV.

Woman robs bank to return to prison

A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.

UN suspends aid work in Northeast Nigeria

UN International humanitarian aid has been suspended in northeast Nigeria after militants ambushed the convoy of aid personnel working with UNICEF, UNFPA and IOM.

Lagos, Niger to partner on agric

The Lagos State government has kick-started discussions on partnership for the development of agriculture with Niger State. The project is to boost food production and job creation for the two states and the country.

Pope Francis walks alone through horrors of Auschwitz

Pope Francis on Friday, July 29, 2016, walked alone through the notorious wrought-iron "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz-Birkenau, on a historic visit to the former Nazi death camp.

Murder: Court issues arrest warrant against Ekiti APC chairman, others

A High Court in Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti State has issued arrest warrant
against the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Jide

Shun anti-party politics, Wike tells politicians

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has advised politicians to shun anti-party politics whenever they are not favoured by the collective decision of the organs of a political party.

NANS condemns Police killing of Nasarawa poly students

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned what it called extra-judicial killing of four students of Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa by the Police on July 27, 2016.

PDP crisis: Federal High Court upholds Sheriff’s leadership

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has affirmed Mr Ali Modu Sheriff as the authentic national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

How gallant elephant fought off 14 lionesses in Zambia

An elephant in Zambia demonstrated his ability to keep a cool head under pressure when he escaped being made into a meal by 14 female lions.

 

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