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Six killed in Somalia restaurant attack

A bomb explosion at a restaurant in the southern Somali town of Baidoa has killed six people, officials have told the BBC. There has also been a suicide bomb attack close to the port of the capital, Mogadishu, which injured at least seven. Militant group al-Shabab said it was behind …

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Woman pours hot water on stepdaughter

A woman has been accused of pouring hot water on her stepdaughter which left the young girl’s face and hand badly burnt. According to Amanda Chisom, a Facebook user who shared pictures showing the injury sustained by the girl, the woman has shown no remorse over her action. Read her …

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FBI lists 6 Nigerians among most wanted cyber criminals

Nationnewslead has learnt that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Saturday, June 27, added six Nigerian nationals among its most-wanted cyber criminals list. The six Nigerians who made the list on the FBI website are Alex Afolabi Ogunshakin, Richard Izuchukwu Uzuh, Felix Osilama Okpoh, Abiola Ayorinde Kayode, Nnamdi Orson …

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Gunmen kidnap 10 aid workers

  Unidentified gunmen have abducted 10 humanitarian aid workers as they were distributing food in a village in southwestern Niger, their NGO said in a statement. Kadidiatou Harouna, of the Action and Impact Progress (APIS), said on Thursday the assailants drove into the village in the Tillaberi region on Wednesday afternoon on …

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51 year old scammer sentenced to jail in the U.S

  Ronayerin Ogolor who’s a 51-year-old US-based Nigerian has been sentenced to prison for 3 years over internet fraud. Ogolor who has naturalized as a US citizen was able to scam 13 victims in Italy and US of hundreds of thousands of dollars. According to LIB, in October 2019, Ogolor pleaded …

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Rapist father jailed 18 years

  A 42-year-old Zimbabwean man who raped his 11-year-old daughter on numerous occasions since she was eight years, was yesterday sentenced to 18 years in prison by a Bindura magistrate. The man from Mhasvi Village in Chiweshe, kept his daughter isolated and silenced her by saying no one would look …

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Woman’s hand amputated after attack by ex-husband

  A woman in Kenya’s eastern town on Makueni has been hospitalised after being attacked by her ex-husband with a machete, local media report quoting medical sources. The doctors had to amputate Purity Muthoki’s hands after she sustained 31 deep cuts. Her ex-husband, Boniface Mutua, was at her home and …

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