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The deafening sound resonated in my ears. I had to wait a few seconds for the ringing in my ears to stop. Somehow, we had ended up with our backs against a tree. Alex had obviously regained his hearing before me, because he reached out to help me up so ...

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Nigerian Child Bride Kills Husband And His Three Friends With Poison In Kano

A 14-year-old child bride, who was forced into marriage in Kano last week, has reportedly killed her new husband and three of his friends with rat poison. Wasila Umaru was forced to marry to 35-year-old Umaru Sani sometime last week. During the small wedding which took place in the northern ...

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