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Court convicts man for defrauding American of $2,500

One Timileyin Awojodu was, on Monday, convicted by a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, for engaging in cybercrime. Awojodu was arraigned before Justice Peter Lifu for dubiously obtaining the sum of $2,500 from an American. The prosecutor from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, AbduRasheed Sulaeman, explained …

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BREAKING: 4.48million apply for N-Power jobs

The online portal for the recruitment of the third batch of N-Power enrolees has so far received 4.48 million applications. The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development commenced the enrolment process of the third batch of the N-Power beneficiaries on 26th June 2020. Sixteen days after …

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COVID-19: FCT Permanent Secretary tests negative, discharged

Permanent Secretary in the Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA, Sir Christian Ohaa on Monday resumed work after testing negative for Covid-19 last Thursday. The Permanent Secretary who was asymptomatic even while on treatment, had earlier tested positive for Covid-19 about two weeks ago. Upon testing positive his office was immediately …

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President Nelson Mandela youngest daughter dies at 59

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela has died aged 59, local media reported Monday. She was ambassador to Denmark at the time of her death. “The 59-year-old daughter of former president Nelson Mandela and struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, passed away at a Johannesburg …

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Bollywood Star Aishwarya Rai tests positive for COVID-19

Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai has tested positive for the coronavirus, a Mumbai city authority official told AFP Sunday, just a day after her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan said he was in hospital with the infectious disease. Her eight-year-old daughter, Aaradhya, was also COVID-19 positive, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official, who asked to remain anonymous, …

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COVID-19: Two Madagascan lawmakers die of

Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina on Sunday said two lawmakers – one member of the senate and one deputy – had died after becoming infected with coronavirus. Eleven other deputies and 14 senators had also tested positive for the virus, Rajoelina said. The Indian Ocean island on July 5 placed its …

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