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106 Cocaine Capsules Found In Woman’s Stomach

Indian police used laxatives for several days to retrieve 106 cocaine capsules worth some $900,000 from the stomach of a Brazilian woman who tried to smuggle them into the country, officials said Monday. The 28-year-old woman and the capsules were presented to a New Delhi court which remanded her in the city’s Tihar jail. The […]

SGF Unveils N64m Website, Says Critics Not Govt’s Enemies

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Monday inaugurated what he described as the upgraded website of his office, www.osgf.gov.ng. Speaking at a brief event in his office in Abuja, Mustapha put the cost of the upgrading, which he said included procurement of laptops, training of officials and consultancy services, at N64m. The […]

Nadal Wins Eighth Rome Masters Title After Stunning Comeback

Rafael Nadal won the Rome Masters for the eighth time on Sunday when he defeated defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1, 1-6, 6-3 after a stunning comeback. German second seed Zverev was 3-1 up in the decider before two rain stoppages halted his momentum. Top seed Nadal raced away with the last five games to secure […]

Italy Football Shakeup Offers Hope To Juventus’s Rivals

The shakeup in Italian football promised by Roberto Mancini following the Azzurri’s World Cup flop has offered hope to Juventus’s rivals that it could impact the Serie A next season. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri met with club bosses on Monday to discuss his future contract and potential summer signings after claiming a fourth league and […]

Guerrero Gets Fifpro’s Support In Doping Ban

Peru striker Paolo Guerrero has received the backing of players’ union FIFPro ahead of a meeting with FIFA’s president to try to overturn a drugs ban that could keep him out of the World Cup. FIFPro said the 14-month ban for taking cocaine was “unfair and disproportionate” and said its representatives wanted to meet FIFA […]

Economy Grew By 1.95% In Q1 2018 – NBS

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product grew by 1.95 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the first three months of this year. The National Bureau of Statistics stated this on Monday in its GDP report for the first quarter of 2018. “This shows a stronger growth when compared with the first quarter of 2017 which recorded a growth […]

Nigerian Women Beaten, Raped In France Testify In Court

A verdict is expected at the end of this month in the trial of 16 members of a mostly female network of Nigerian human traffickers operating forced prostitution rings in France. The traffickers went on trial last week at the high court of Paris, facing their accusers as the trafficked women testified to being lied […]