Today’s The Sun Newspaper Headlines Tuesday 20th March 2019

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Rivers: Stop daydreaming, PDP tells Amaechi
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Minister of Transportation and factional leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chibuike Amaechi, to stop daydreaming about governing the state for a third term, by plotting to foist a neophyte to administer the people. []The post Rivers: Stop daydreaming, PDP tells Amaechi appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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C’River NASS poll: Ndoma-Egba, Esor, 9 others file petitions at tribunal
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Judex Okoro, Calabar Not satisfiedwith the outcome of the February 23 National Assembly election, 11 candidates from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Social Democratic Party (SDP) have filled petitionsatthe election tribunal in Cross River State, to challenge the outcome of the exercise. The petitioners include Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, (APC), Solomon Esor (SDP), Senator []The post C’River NASS poll: Ndoma-Egba, Esor, 9 others file petitions at tribunal appeared first on The Sun
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Corruption responsible for building collapse in Nigeria ‘Nwafulugo, first Okopoly female rector
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Sola Ojo, Kaduna Until her appointment as the first female rector of Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, February this year, Dr. Francisca Unoma Nwafulugo, an engineer, lecturered for 26 years at Kaduna Polytechnic, the largest Polytechnic in Sub-Sahara Africa. She is the chairperson, Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), a division of Nigeria []The post Corruption responsible for building collapse in Nigeria ‘Nwafulugo, first Okopoly female rector appeared fi
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Buhari should be father to all -Mustapha
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Brown Chimezie Alhaji Moshood Bankole Mustapha is the Lagos State chairman of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). He speaks on the just concluded elections. How did PRP fared in the just concluded elections’ The just concluded elections were highly competitive but the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) was able to pull through. The party featured candidates in []The post Buhari should be father to all -Mustapha appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Frills of 2019 presidential election
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Chima Ameachi The 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections may have come and gone, the outcome of the polls remains a subject of debate and discussions among Nigerians. What is not however lost on most Nigerians, especially with regards to the presidential election is the fact thatthere will be only one winnerin the end.And the []The post Frills of 2019 presidential election appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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March 9: You’ve betrayed us, Army tells police, INEC
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Tony John, Port Harcourt The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has expressed disappointment over the report of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fact-finding committee on the circumstances that led to the suspension of the Rivers State electoral process, which report allegedly indicted the army in the violence. A statement issued on []The post March 9: You’ve betrayed us, Army tells police, INEC appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Reps: North Central lobbies APC forspeakership position
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Ahead of the inauguration of the Ninth National Assembly in June, the North Central caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in the House of Representatives, has appealed to the national leadership of the party to cede the speakership to the zone. The caucus, which made the appeal, yesterday, at a press []The post Reps: North Central lobbies APC forspeakership position appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Bauchi guber: Court stops resumed collation of result
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Federal High Court has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from proceeding with the collation, concluding and announcing the result of the governorship election held on March 9, in Bauchi State. Justice Inyang Ekwo issued the order following an ex-parte application filed by the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the []The post Bauchi guber: Court stops resumed collation of result appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Security Chiefs keep mum after closed doors meeting with Buhari
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja After three hours closed door meeting President Muhammadu Buhari had with service chiefs and other heads of security agencies at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, none of those present agreed to brief on what transpired. Unlike previous meetings where acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, will on this own walk into the []The post Security Chiefs keep mum after closed doors meeting with Buhari appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Oyo: Makinde has brought new dawn ‘Alaafin
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has described the emergence of Oluseyi Makinde of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as governor-elect of Oyo State, and his promise to sustain good policies of the former and outgoing administrations, as a new dawn in the state. The first-class monarch said this in []The post Oyo: Makinde has brought new dawn ‘Alaafin appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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AFCON 2019 qualifier: Super Eagles’ camp bubbles in Asaba
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Bunmi Ogunyale Twenty-three players for the dead rubber AFCON 2019 qualifying tie against Seychelles and the international friendly against Pharaoh of Egypt have arrived the Super Eagles camp in Asaba, Delta State for the ties. The players, according to the national team twitter handle @Super Eagles are in and were part of yesterday’s training at []The post AFCON 2019 qualifier: Super Eagles’ camp bubbles in Asaba appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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As Seychelles’ Pirates land in Nigeria
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
The delegation of senior national team of Seychelles, known as Pirates has landed in Nigeria for Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Super Eagles. Group leaders, Super Eagles had already secured their place in the finals and would be in the pot for the draw on Friday, 12th April at CAF’s []The post As Seychelles’ Pirates land in Nigeria appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Olympic Eagles set to overpower Libya in Tunisia
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Nigeria begins the race towards a successful defence of her Africa U-23 title in Tunisia today, when they take on their Libyan counterparts in a first round, first leg encounter of the qualification series. Today’s encounter, which kicks off at 3pm Tunisia time (same as in Nigeria) on the artificial turf of the Ben Guerdane []The post Olympic Eagles set to overpower Libya in Tunisia appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Chidera Eze looks beyond Dream Team
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
One player who is plotting to make good use of the opportunity provided by his Dream Team call up in today’s game against Libya in the AFCON U-23 qualifier is Portugal based Chidera Eze. Eze, who plies his soccer trade with Portimonense FC in Portugal wanted to use the game to re launch his international []The post Chidera Eze looks beyond Dream Team appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Higher Institutions Football League changing fortunes in universities
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Gloria Ikegbule Football for long has become one of the most widely admired, and rewarding sport around the world. Apart from promoting fun and unity among people, it has become an instrument of socio-economic empowerment for the players. In other to promote football in high institutions across the country, in 2018, Higher Institutions Football League []The post Higher Institutions Football League changing fortunes in universities appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Transcorp declares N22.4bn PBT
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Uche Usim, Abuja The 2018 operational year ended on a positive note for Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc as the company declared a profit before tax of N22.4 billion. The figure, already approved by the shareholders at its 13th annual general meeting held in Abuja at the weekend, represents an 82 per cent improvement over []The post Transcorp declares N22.4bn PBT appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Fowler to Nigerians: Be ready for VAT increase
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), on Tuesday, urged Nigerians to brace for an increase in Value Added Tax (VAT) by between 35 and 50 per cent in 2019. This will raise the VAT from the current five per cent to between 6.75 and 7.25 per cent. The Chairman of FIRS, Mr Babatunde Fowler, dropped []The post Fowler to Nigerians: Be ready for VAT increase appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Yar’adua Foundation, others to lose N4.8bn property for evading tax ‘ ICPC
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
By Naomi Sharang The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has moved to seize plots of land and buildings valued at N4.8 billion from the Shehu Yar’adua Foundation and 29 other firms. ICPC Spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa disclosed this in a Press Statement in Abuja. She said that the properties included 22.9 []The post Yar’adua Foundation, others to lose N4.8bn property for evading tax ‘ ICPC appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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FG to rebuild battered Nigerian unity -Runsewe
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Director-General of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Olusegun Runsewe, has said the Federal Government is geared towards ensuring the country’s badly damaged national unity and peaceful coexistence is fixed. Runsewe called on traditional rulers across the country to build synergy and collaborate with government through the NCAC towards ensuring []The post FG to rebuild battered Nigerian unity -Runsewe appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Govt adjusted MTEF/FSP for 2019 budget ‘Minister
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Chukwudi Nweje Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, yesterday, told the Senate Committee on Finance that some slight adjustments had been effected on the 2019 Medium Term Fiscal Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) between when it was approved by the Federal Executive Council and the finalisation of the 2019 budget []The post Govt adjusted MTEF/FSP for 2019 budget ‘Minister appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Cultists invade school in Benin, injure many students
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Tony Osauzo, Benin Suspected cultists, yesterday, invaded Oba Akenzua Secondary School and Ihogbe College, in Benin, the Edo State capital, and injured many students with knives and cutlasses, disrupting academic activities in the process. Teachers and students reportedly scampered for safety, when the cultists started shooting and attacking students of both schools adjacent each other, []The post Cultists invade school in Benin, injure many students appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Bayelsa: Commissioner, father of slain party chieftain testify before panel of inquiry
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Bayelsa State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Doodei Week, and Chief Moses Taribi, father of a slain People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Seidougha Taribi, have testified before Commission of Inquiry into the violence and breach of peace before, during and after the presidential, national and state assemblies elections, in Yenagoa, the state capital. The commission was []The post Bayelsa: Commissioner, father of slain party chieftain testify before panel of inquiry appeared first on
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Obaseki, experts, other stakeholders appraise Edo-BEST programme
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has assured of his administration’s commitment towards sustaining reforms in basic education, to address root causes of problems in the state’s educational system. He gave the assurance while addressing participants at a consultative meeting on pupil learning outcomes with key stakeholders, at the Government House in Benin, yesterday. Obaseki, who []The post Obaseki, experts, other stakeholders appraise Edo-BEST programme appeared first on The Sun Ni
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Ita-Faaji: Show up or face wrath of law, Lagos govt tells owner, developer
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Moshood Adebayo Lagos State Government has ordered the owner of Number 40, Massey Street, Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island, the building which collapsed last Wednesday, and killed 20 children; and the developer to either show up or face the full wrath of the law. Several others were rescued by state agencies after several hours under []The post Ita-Faaji: Show up or face wrath of law, Lagos govt tells owner, developer appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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I remain senator-elect for Delta central ‘Omo-Agege
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Paul Osuyi, Asaba THE senator representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege has said he is unperturbed by Monday’s court judgement which invalidated his nomination of the senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the February 23 National Assembly election. Omo-Agege, in a statement by his Senior Special Adviser, Communication and Strategy, Godwin Anaughe, yesterday, []The post I remain senator-elect for Delta central ‘Omo-Agege appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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FG to concessionLagos Trade Fair Complex ‘BPE
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Joseph Inokotong, Abuja The Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) has said contrary to speculations, the Federal Government has no intention to sell the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex (LITFC) . BPE said the LITFCwould be concessioned; through a competitive transaction process. The BPE’s reaction came afterclosure of the LITFC by the Traders’ Associations operating in []The post FG to concessionLagos Trade Fair Complex ‘BPE appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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2 robbers lynched, burnt in Lagos
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Sunday Ani Two robbers who specialised in motorcycle snatching, were, yesterday, lynched and burnt to ashes at Fatgbems Bus Stop, along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Mile 2, Lagos. According to witnesses, the two ill-fated robbers were said to have attacked an okada rider in the early hours of yesterday, in a bid to snatch a motorcycle []The post 2 robbers lynched, burnt in Lagos appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Boko Haram kills 5 in Adamawa attack
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Billy Graham Abel, Yola Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary electtions in Adamawa State, Michika town has once again been attacked by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, killing five residents, Monday evening. Witnesses said the attackers came in 10 vans and motorcycles, although the police on Tuesday claimed that the insurgents might have been on a mission to []The post Boko Haram kills 5 in Adamawa attack appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Target points for Buhari’s second term
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Towhom much is given, much is expected’ is a universal maxim. The Bible, in Luke 12:48, affirmed it. By Section 130 (1) and (2) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, which established the office of President, the first mandate given to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 expires on May []The post Target points for Buhari’s second term appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Accord concordiale: The continuous search for Nigeria’s elusive unity (19)
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Introduction Nigeria still craves and seeks unity and nationhood, even in her Dolly Parton’s coat of many colours of diversity. We are today more divided than we have ever been since the January 1, 1914, amalgamation of the Northern and Southern protectorates to form present-day Nigeria. The country’s name ‘Nigeria’ (‘Niger-area’) was coined for her []The post Accord concordiale: The continuous search for Nigeria’s elusive unity (19) appeared first on The Sun N
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The place of divorce in both old and new testaments (5)
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
My brother in Christ, I wish to thank God for your life. I have been reading your article for a long time and decided to contact you for my own problem too; I was married for for fifteen years without having any child. The condition threathned my marriage to the extent that my husband wanted []The post The place of divorce in both old and new testaments (5) appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Rangers’ Kenneth Abana is dying
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Rangers International Football Club is much more than a football club that gave grade one entertainment to billions of people who love the game of football. It is a symbol and an institution of a warrior tribe: it is a living monument, an expression of the indomitable spirit and muscle of the Igbos.’ ‘ Osa []The post Rangers’ Kenneth Abana is dying appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Speaking thru’ somebody’ incorrect
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
THISDAY front page goof of March 16 welcomes us today: ‘Burutai, who spoke through the Chief of Army Administration, Major-General Kay Isiaku, said the committee which had since commenced work will (would) submit its report not later than (report latest) March 31, 2019.’ Get it right: Isiaku, who spoke for Burutai. Nobody speaks through anyone’how []The post ‘Speaking thru’ somebody’ incorrect appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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The place of legacy in a nation’s history
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Bidwell Nsofor At last, Nigerians can briefly heave a sigh of relief, having scaled through the last lap of 2019 General Election. Although, the nightmares, violence and killings were unwelcome fallouts with sad memories, the need for the winners to brace up for greater responsibilities cannot be over-emphasized. Baring the outcome of election petitions and []The post The place of legacy in a nation’s history appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Agriculture and the 2019 budget
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Martins Eke The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) of the current administration served as the basis for the development of the 2019 proposed budget for the agriculture sector and other sectors. According to the agriculture sectoral strategies of the ERGP, the federal government intends to facilitate access to inputs, set up a one-stop shop []The post Agriculture and the 2019 budget appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Forex restriction and the textile industry
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
AS the nation awaits the conclusion of the inconclusive/suspended elections across the country and the commencement of legal fireworks over the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, which the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is contesting in the courts, it is necessary to refocus national attention on the critical issue of governance []The post Forex restriction and the textile industry appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Celebrating Gov. Ugwuanyi at 55
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Fifty-Five years today, precisely March 20, 1965, a bouncing baby was born into the modest and cultured family of Mr. David and Mrs. Veronica Ugwuanyi, of Ohom Orba in the present Udenu Local Council Area of Enugu State. The male child, who was delivered during the Lenten period was christened Lawrence and was also given []The post Celebrating Gov. Ugwuanyi at 55 appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Okowa’s victory powered by God’s divine hand
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Nora Roberts I would like to thank the almighty God for the life of our dynamic governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on your victory at the poll. I congratulate youon your impressive victory in thejust concluded governorship election 2019. I am delighted that you will continue to work for the good of the people of []The post Okowa’s victory powered by God’s divine hand appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Alex Unusual, Ceec, others share lessons, struggles a year after BBNaija
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Ex-housemates of Big Brother Naija: Double Wahala (S3) shared their struggles and lessons from the show one year after the season aired. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 19 ex-housemates reconvened at the big brother house on Monday night in an epic reunion show hosted by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. Opening the show, Ebuka promised fans []The post Alex Unusual, Ceec, others share lessons, struggles a year after BBNaija appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Appreciating Ugwuanyi’s renewed mandate at 55
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Louis Amoke The good news about Enugu State under the watch of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is that, since the governor entrusted the state to the hands of God, the goodness of God has continued to be made manifest in its affairs, to the delight of the people. Born on March 20, 1964, Gov. Ugwuanyi, today, []The post Appreciating Ugwuanyi’s renewed mandate at 55 appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Simi to release 3rd Album on 31st Birthday
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Popular Nigerian Afro Pop Singer, Simisola Ogunleye a.k.a. Simi said her third studio album `Omo Charlie Campagne’ would be released on April 19, her 31st birthday. The Ojuelegba born singer who recently got wedded to her fellow singer Adekunle Gold, took to her instagram handle @symplysimi on Tuesday to announce the released date of the []The post Simi to release 3rd Album on 31st Birthday appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Gender equality and sustainable development
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
The idea of the equality of men and women has engaged the human race from time immemorial, but only in the last 150 years did it begin to gain clarity and last week, the whole world was agog in celebration of the annual International Women’s Day. It went beyond lip service or gentlemanly pandering or []The post Gender equality and sustainable development appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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American fans eagerly expect Meghan and Harry’s baby
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Fascination, pride and the best soap opera in the world have many Americans eagerly awaiting the impending birth of Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle’s first child. After some 29 million Americans watched the televised May 2018 wedding of Harry to Californian actress Markle, the prospect of the first British royal baby born []The post American fans eagerly expect Meghan and Harry’s baby appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Koffi Olomide bags 2 years in prison for raping 15 year-old girl
Wed, 20 Mar 2019
International music star, Antoine Christophe Agbepa Mumba a.k.a. Koffi Olomide was handed a two years suspended jail sentence by a court in France for raping a 15 year-old girl. He was sentence in absentia as he was a no show. This sentence means that the 62 year-old music composer, producer and singer faces an arrest []The post Koffi Olomide bags 2 years in prison for raping 15 year-old girl appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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