Nigerian man sentenced to 7 years for smuggling ‘drug-soaked’ clothes in Dubai

A 39-year-old Nigerian man, name withheld, has been sentenced to 7 years in the United Arab Emirates capital, Dubai for drug trafficking. According to reports, he was arrested at Dubai International Airport after inspectors found check-in luggage filled with crystal meth-soaked clothes in his possession. The amount reportedly totalled to 18.2 kg of drugs.  Reports hold that the 39-year-old arrived…

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Missouri joins Alabama, passes restrictive abortion bill

Missouri joins Alabama, passes restrictive abortion bill

Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an abortion after the eighth week of pregnancy, days after Alabama enacted the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. The legislation allows for an abortion after the eighth week only in the case of medical emergencies. On Wednesday, Alabama banned abortions at any time, with the…

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Nigerian bushmeat eater brings monkeypox to Singapore

Singapore has reported its first ever case of monkeypox, claiming it was brought in by a Nigerian who contracted the rare virus by eating bushmeat at a wedding. Symptoms in humans of monkeypox — which is endemic in parts of Central and Western Africa — include lesions, fever, muscle ache and chills. Transmission is usually via close contact with infected…

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NAFDAC seizes 401 cartons of expired soft drinks in Minna

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Niger State, on Friday said it confiscated 401 cartons of expired assorted soft drinks in a warehouse in Minna. The State Coordinator of the agency, Mr Anikoh Ibrahim, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna. Ibrahim said that the expired soft…

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Oluremi: 73-year-old Nigerian Nanny jailed in US for killing baby

Oluremi: 73-year-old Nigerian Nanny jailed in US for killing baby

Oluremi Adeleye, a 73-year-old Nigerian nanny convicted of murder in the U.S. for force-feeding a baby milk has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. According to the Washington Post, the septuagenarian was found guilty of child abuse and second-degree murder by Prince George’s County Circuit Court, Judge Karen Mason. “While I don’t find the defendant is an evil-intentioned baby…

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Thousands flock Hyde park London to celebrate 420

Thousands flock Hyde park London to celebrate 420

To celebrate this years’ 420, Marijuana annual celebration day, thousands of people are getting high as a kite in the Hyde Park in London – in full view of officers. The annual tradition began in America because their calendar date is 4/20. And just like Halloween, Brits have taken the little holiday into their hearts… and lungs. Well, the stoners…

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420: What does the annual Marijuana celebration day mean?

Today, cannabis users across the globe will be lighting up to celebrate 420, to mark the annual Marijuana celebration day.

Today, cannabis users across the globe will be lighting up to celebrate 420, to mark the annual Marijuana celebration day. The annual event is observed as a means of celebrating marijuana use, while also campaigning for it to become legalised in parts of the world where it is prohibited. Here’s everything you need to know about 420: What is it? 420 is…

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