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The Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, cleared the Chinese restaurant accused by some Nigerians of racism. The government’s decision which was made known via a press statement issued by the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde, said that investigations by its officers sent to “investigate the veracity of the claim” showed that the […]

A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere has sentenced one Akeem Lawal to death by hanging for shooting and robbing his stepmother, Taibat Lawal, and stepsister, Sherifat Olanipekun. Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye, on Monday, found Akeem guilty on two counts of conspiracy to rob and armed robbery. According to the prosecution, Akeem and two of his […]

Five firms have submitted financial and technical bids to purchase 51 per cent stake in the Afam Power Plc – an electricity generation company – and Yola Electricity Distribution Company. Head, Public Communications at the Bureau of Public Enterprises, Amina Othman, disclosed this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Monday. […]

A recent report showed that over 60 per cent of Chinese children and teens do not get adequate sleep, which can put their health at risk, according to Monday’s China Daily. School homework and the use of electronic devices are major causes of their inadequate sleep, said the report, which was released by the Chinese […]

A Singaporean couple was on Monday jailed for abusing a Myanmar maid after the pair force-fed her with a funnel, made her eat her own vomit and threatened to kill her family if she reported the maltreatment. In a case described by Singapore prosecutors as “probably one of the worst of its kind” in the […]

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