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NCoS Dismisses 2 Personnel

  Edited By Nkiru Njemanze As part of efforts to ensure discipline of personnel and entrench international correctional best practices, the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS, has dismissed two personnel and sanctioned thirty-five others. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Service, Abubakar Umar says the officers were sanctioned for misconduct ranging from trafficking in contrabands, unauthorized absence from duty, stealing, negligence of duty, criminal conspiracy, as well as […]

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Two Israeli Tourists, Local Guide Killed In Egypt

  Two Israeli tourists and their Egyptian guide have been shot dead in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, the Israeli foreign ministry says. Another Israeli was wounded in the attack on Sunday morning, which the ministry said a "local" carried out. There was no immediate confirmation from Egyptian authorities. According to a report a policeman had opened fire on a group visiting an ancient Roman site known as Pompey's Pillar. […]

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Two Children Electrocuted, Lagos Mother Hospitalised

A yet-to-be-identified mother in the Mushin area of Lagos State is currently battling for her life after losing two of her children to electrocution on Thursday. According to sources in the area, the children, a girl aged 10 and a boy aged seven, were electrocuted when they attempted to turn on the television after returning from school. PUNCH Metro gathered from the sources in the area that the parents, who were […]

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Plateau : Two Doctors Arrested Over Organ Harvesting

The Police Command in Plateau State has arrested two other medical doctors in connection with the alleged harvest of vital human organs by a suspected quack doctor, Noah Kekere. According to PUNCH, the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Alabo Alfred, disclosed this on Tuesday in Jos. He said that the suspects, alongside Kekere, were currently in police custody and were being investigated. Kekere, a suspected quack doctor, was recently arrested […]

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Senegal : Two killed in Protest Over Arrest Of Sonko

Two people have been killed in Senegal in protests sparked by the arrest of opposition figure Ousmane Sonko, according to the country’s interior ministry. Two “lifeless male bodies” were discovered in the southern city of Ziguinchor, where 2024 presidential hopeful Sonko is mayor, the ministry said in a statement on Monday. The ministry called on the public to stay calm and said it was taking measures to “preserve peace and […]

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Two Killed, Two Missing After Violent Flooding In Eastern Canada

Two people who went missing amid a series of floods in eastern Canada are presumed dead, according to authorities in Nova Scotia. Tim Houston, the premier of the Atlantic-facing province, confirmed the deaths on Monday after weekend storms brought heavy rainfall and rising waters to the region of Halifax, the province’s largest city. “I extend my deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the two people who passed away following floods,” […]

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Moroccan Court Keeps Two Journalists Behind Bars

Morocco’s top court has rejected the final appeals of two journalists, Omar Radi and Soulaimane Raissouni, imprisoned on sexual assault charges they deny, their lawyer said Wednesday. The court of cassation in Rabat on Tuesday “rejected our appeal and confirmed the prison sentences” of the two men who have been behind bars since 2021, lawyer Miloud Kandil told AFP. Radi, 37, was handed a six-year prison term and Raissouni, 51, […]

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Tunisian Judge Frees Two Leading Opponents Of President Saied

A Tunisian judge freed two prominent political opponents of President Kais Saied, nearly five months after they were arrested on suspicion of plotting against state security, their lawyer Monia Bouali told the Reuters news agency. Chaima Issa and Lazhar Akremi were released on Thursday following their detention in February along with 20 other political leaders in a crackdown on the country’s opposition. Both were charged with “conspiracy against state security”. Issa is […]

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