Algerian missing for 26 years found held captive by neighbour

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An Algerian man who had been missing for 26 years has been found in his neighbour’s house, just a few minutes’ walk away, the country’s justice ministry said Tuesday. The man only identified as Omar B. had vanished at the age of 19 during the Algerian Civil War in 1998, and his family assumed he…

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The Edo State Police Command, in collaboration with local vigilantes and hunters, on Tuesday rescued one of the kidnapped Dangote Cement workers, simply identified as Omoba, from captivity. The Guardian learned that the victim was rescued during a bush combing operation by a combined team of police, vigilantes, and hunters to rescue victims. Gunmen suspected…

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A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has been told how an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) was allegedly killed by hoodlums on March 16, 2021, during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The prosecution witnesses, two LASTMA officers, Adeoye Olayinka and Salam Olajide, gave vivid evidence in the ongoing trial…

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A top Nigerian financial institution, Sterling Bank, has introduced a processing fee for all Form A requests, according to a letter sent via email to its customers, as seen by The Guardian. The form allows customers to purchase funds at the CBN or interbank rate to make payments for eligible services as predetermined by the…

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The Plateau State Police Commissioner, Mr Emmanuel Adesina, on Tuesday, assured the public that rumours on social media of a bomb threat at the United Bank for Africa (UBA) in Dadin Kowa, Jos South local government area of the state are untrue. According to Adesina, around 12 noon on Monday, a distress call was received…

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