25-year old Poor Woman Gives Birth to Nine Babies

  She, based on scan result, went to the hospital believing she was carrying seven babies but she ended up giving birth to five girls and four boys through Caesarean Section   A 25-year old Malian woman from the north of the poor West African state, has given birth to nonuplets in Morocco and all nine babies are ‘doing well,’ official of Mali government said. Although Moroccan authorities had yet to confirm what would be an extremely rare case. Mali’s government flew 25-year-old Halima Cisse, a woman from the north…

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How 80-year-old grandmother, 3 others arrested with 192kg cocaine, heroin

    An 80-year-old woman, Mrs. Mary Adebayo, her 19-year-old granddaughter, Funmilola Adebayo and two other ladies have been arrested in Akure, the Ondo state capital by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEAS, for selling assorted illicit drugs like cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, tramadol, swinol and skuchies. Following intelligence-based raids and follow up operations on their locations on Sunday 2nd May, 2021, over 192kilogrammes of cocaine and other psychoactive substances were recovered from the suspects while the octogenarian, her granddaughter and two other ladies; Tessy Matthew and Blessing Adesida were arrested. As a result of…

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LACRI Offers free Legal Service Against Job-Seeking Lady’s Rapist, Murderer

  A Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO), Legal Assistance and Citizens Rights Initiative(LACRI) has promised to offer free legal aid to the familes of late Iniobong Umoren, the young lady who was gruesomely murdered in Akwa Ibom State, last week in her quest for job search. A statement by LACRI’S Director, Social Advocacy, Njeh Umorem, sent to Platforms Africa, read that the State Government and law enforcement agencies should do all it can to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are brought to justice. ‘‘We have equally observed, to our elation,…

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EXCLUSIVE: Customers Kick as GTBank’s Network Glitch Drags into Second Week

  “When you see GTB Customers, kindly hug us. We are going through a lot these days,” a customer who said he was terribly affected by the “bad banking,” lamented.     The network glitch rocking Guarantee Trust Bank (GTBank) with headquarters in Nigeria, has entered the second week with customers lampopning the lender over inability to fix the problem on time. While many of the customers trooped in to the Customer Service section of the Bank branches across the country, others took to social media networks; Twitter and Facebook,…

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Young Nigerians set Twitter on fire over Bill, Melinda Gates’ Divorce

  “This marriage thing no be scam so? How many are truly happily married?” Toxic Tongues Trade Tantrums on Twitter   Hot reactions by some young Nigerians on Twitter have trailed the divorce announcement made by the Microsoft founder, Bill Gate and his wife Melinda. The duo hitherto love birds with over 124bn (£89bn) networth, announced they would split after 27 years in marriage with three “grown up” children. RELATED POSTS: Billionaire Couple, Bill and Melinda Gates’ 27 year-old Marriage Crashes https://platformsafrica.com/2021/05/04/billionaire-couple-bill-and-melinda-gates-27-year-old-marriage-crashes/ GTBank Fires 3 Executive Directors, 6 GMs as Succesion…

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Why CBN should pay N100m Greenfield Students’ Ransom to Bandits – Gumi

  A popular cleric in Northern Nigeria, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, has given reasons he asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pay the N100 million demanded by bandits on kidnapped students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, Northwestern part of the country. Gumi had in a report by PUNCH urged the government not to take the threat by the kidnappers of students of Greenfield University, Kaduna lightly. He said the Central Bank of Nigeria should pay the N100m ransom being demanded by the kidnappers of the students. One of the bandits,…

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Meet Prof Raheem Lawal, Erudite Scholar Who’ll be 1st VC in UNIOFFA History

  “Polished erudition, affectionate probity and infectious patriotism to his beloved Offa community to the fullest.” UNILORIN VC poured eulogies on Lawal, an ex-VC in the institution as he steers the wheels of the newly created University of Offa   A former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), University of Ilorin, Prof. Raheem Lawal, has been appointed pioneer Vice-Chancellor of the newly-established University of Offa in Kwara State. According to a Unilorin Bulletin issued on Tuesday, the appointment of the academic and administrator was announced by the UniOffa in a statement. It noted…

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