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[BREAKING] High tension cable kills one, destroys several houses in Calabar – Punch Newspapers

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar For the third time in one year, high tension cables on Sunday electrocuted one person and destroyed several houses in Calabar, Cross River State. The incident, which happened at about 7.30pm, was said to have injured two persons at No. 17, Umo Orok Lane, in the Calabar-South …

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Bereaved dad, soldiers trade words on son’s alleged murder – Punch Newspapers

…He was a suspected armed robber –Army  John Charles, Makurdi A Resident of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State, Mr. Damson Audu, has petitioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Turku Burutai, over the alleged ‘extra-judicial killing” of his son, Esekwe Damson, by the soldiers stationed at Katsina-Ala …

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Bus conductor sexually assaults six-year-old pupil in school premises – Punch Newspapers

A six-year-old girl pupil of a prominent private school in Vasant Vihar, India, was allegedly sexually assaulted by a conductor in a bus when it was parked inside the school premises. The incident took place on December 12. Hindustan Times reports that the conductor, who molested the girl in the …

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US congratulates Liberia, Weah – Punch Newspapers

The U.S. has congratulated the people of Liberia on the successful conclusion of the presidential run-off election, and President-elect George Weah on his victory. The White House, in a statement by the Press Secretary, described the election as representing “a major milestone for Liberia’s democracy”. This is Liberia’s first peaceful …

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Calabar trader attempts suicide over confiscated N5,000 goods – Punch Newspapers

Mudiaga Affe, Calabar An unidentified middle-aged trader on Friday attempted to commit suicide by lying in front of the rare tyre of a truck to prevent authorities of the Cross River State Ministry of Environment from confiscating her goods worth N5, 000. Southern City News learnt that the incident, which …

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Trends that set social media on fire in 2017 – Punch Newspapers

Jesusegun Alagbe With more than 92 million Internet users, 15 million Facebook users, 1.8 million Twitter users and 3.6 million Instagram users, according to the Internet World Statistics, Nigerians are undoubtedly mastering the use of the social media day after day. Apart from sharing their lifestyle pictures and writing personal …

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