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24-Year-Old Nigerian Beauty Queen, Najeebat Sule, PhD Student Shot Dead In Her Car In US

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A former Nigerian beauty queen and doctoral student in Philadelphia, Najeebat Sule, has been shot dead while sitting in her car in front of her family’s home, and now her parents are hiding out of fear for their lives. smlinkz news-team Najeebat Sule, 24, known to her loved ones as Najee, was killed shortly before …

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Buhari Condemns Attempted Coup In Niger Republic

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“Any illegal effort to depose a democratically elected government was not only despicable but also unacceptable to democratic governments around the world,” Buhari was quoted as saying. smlinkz news-team President Muhammadu Buhari last night condemned the attempted coup in the Niger Republic. “Any illegal effort to depose a democratically elected government was not only despicable …

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Congo Election: Internet Cut Off As 77-year-old President Set For Fourth Term

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The Republic of Congo voted on Sunday in an election boycotted by the main opposition, under an internet blackout as incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso pursues a fourth term in office. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Congo’s Catholic Church episcopal conference has expressed “serious reservations” about the ballot’s transparency and had said Sunday that it feared an internet …

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Ibori’s Kinsmen Accuse UK Of ‘Re-looting’ Former Governor’s Loot

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Ibori had, in 2012, pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering, conspiracy to defraud and forgery, in a United Kingdom (UK) court and was later sentenced to an aggregate of 13 years in prison. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Kinsmen of an ex-convict and former Delta State Governor, James Ibori, have accused the United Kingdom (UK) of ‘re-looting’ …

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Uganda’s Bobi Wine Calls for Peaceful Protests After Polls

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Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine is calling for peaceful protests in the aftermath of presidential elections, charging that electoral authorities are “grappling with forged results” that showed victory for President Yoweri Museveni. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, speaks at a press conference in Kampala, Uganda Monday, Feb. …

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Nigerians Mock Buhari, Osinbajo For Taking AstraZeneca Which Austria Suspended After The Death Of A Woman

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The two leaders were inoculated against the virus publicly by their respective personal physicians on Saturday in a bid to convince Nigerians to take the vaccine. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Nigerians on Twitter have mocked President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for taking AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine which Austria suspended on Sunday following the death of …

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ESN: Second Nigeria/Biafra War Has Begun, IPOB Says, Blasts Nigerian Military Over Raid Of Orlu, Others

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On Thursday, the military had admitted launching land and air operations against operatives of Eastern Security Network, ESN, believed to be in the forests in Orlu and its environs. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM IPOB argued that the military had no justification for launching an attack on ESN, a mere vigilante group protecting the Eastern region’s people against …

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Oyindamola Akinrinola, Convicted in the US For Defrauding Elderly Americans

Oyindamola Akinrinola

According to US Attorney McAllister, the charges and other information presented in court: Oyindamola Akinrinola, a Nigerian national who was granted legal permanent residency in the United States in 2018, was part of a scheme to defraud US-based victims out of money and property. SMLINKZ NEWS-TEAM Oyindamola Akinrinola, 23, of Lawrence, Kansas, has pleaded guilty …

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