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Persons with disabilities deserve chance at life – Experts

Experts have advocated that Persons With Disabilities should be given a chance at life, especially as it relates to employment, adding that they (PWDs) deserve it like every other person in society. This  was made known at a Special Needs Vocational Outreach conference organised virtually by the KTC-KYC Educational Consult …

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Riverdale actor bags life imprisonment for killing mother

Canadian actor, Ryan Gratham, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after fatally shooting his mother in 2020. Gratham, who pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of his mother Barbara Waite in March 2020, was handed a life sentence with parole ineligibility of 14 years, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports. While delivering …

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Ex-policeman bags life jail for killing football fan

Justice Adenike Coker of the Lagos High Court, Ikeja, on Thursday, sentenced a dismissed cop, Olalekan Ogunyemi, to life imprisonment for killing a football fan, Kolade Johnson. Ogunyemi, who was attached to the Special Anti-Cultism Squad of the Nigeria Police, shot Johnson in the lower abdomen on March 31, 2019, …

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‘Japa’ and one life to live

These days, many Nigerian youths (and oldies) are emigrating to North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe and the Pacific (that include Australia, New Zealand, Japan and other counties in droves). It’s called “Japa” these days. Those who practically invade the consular offices of foreign embassies are the tame ones. Many …

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Prudential Zenith Life grows profit by 75%

Prudential Zenith Life Insurance Limited recorded 75 per cent growth in profit after tax of N1.13bn as of the end of 2021 financial period from N646m recorded in the corresponding period in 2020. The life underwriting firm disclosed this in a statement on its audited financial results for the year …

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My life was threatened over NIN-SIM linkage

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said that his life was threatened over the execution of the National Identity Number and Subscriber Identity Module linkage in the country. Pantami said most of the persons who fought over the policy were now silent, adding that the National …

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Man bags life imprisonment for raping nine-year-old girl

An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti Division, has sentenced a 31-year-old Okada rider, Idowu Adebayo, to life imprisonment for raping a nine-year-old girl. The defendant was first arraigned on one charge bordering on rape before Justice Olalekan Olatawura in March, 2022. The charge read, “That the defendant on October …

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“Life is not about what you own, but the people you have blessed” – Actress, Patience Ozokwo shares life lesson as she celebrates 64th birthday

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo, is celebrating her 64th birthday today, September 14. To mark her new age, the thespian turned evangelist shared adorable photos of herself on her social media pages and expressed gratitude to God for another year. In her caption, Ozokwo shared an important life lesson that …

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Lagos brothers, accomplice jailed for life over robbery

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced a domestic worker, Genesis Ezebong, his brother, Micheal and one Ikade Moses, to life imprisonment for armed robbery in the Palm Groove area of Lagos State. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo who handed down the verdict, found the trio guilty of the offence of conspiracy …

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