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UK government plans to build prison in Nigeria

The UK government has made plans to build a prison in Nigeria. The proposed 112-bed wing, built to United Nations specifications in the Kiri Kiri prison in Lagos, is to be built as part of a compulsory prisoner transfer agreement. According to Skynews, the construction of the prison will cost just …

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Dangote loses N2 billion monthly to Apapa traffic jam

The Management of Dangote Group says its sugar and salt companies lose about N 2 billion naira monthly to the perennial traffic gridlocks on Apapa Port roads every month. The company’s traffic Manager, Mr  Mohammadu Rabiu, revealed this at a stakeholders meeting called at the instance of the Western Naval Command of the Nigerian …

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Muslim cleric bans women from watching football in India

A Muslim cleric at an influential Islamic seminary in northern India has made a decree saying Muslim women should not watch men playing soccer. Mufti Athar Kasmi said that watching men “playing with bare knees” violated the tenets of Islam and was forbidden for women. Kasmi is cleric at Darul Uloom, Asia’s …

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