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Bethel Baptist School: UN reacts to abduction of Nigerian students

Antonio Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General, in a recent statement has reacted to the abduction of some students from Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Guterres condemned the abduction as he tasked the government to bring perpetrators to book and also enhance safety and security of schools and educational facilities.

He made this known while briefing correspondents on Tuesday at the UN headquarters in New York.

Recall that gunmen on Monday abducted no fewer than 140 students from the boarding school.

The UN correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quoted Dujarric as saying that Guterres condemned the kidnapping of the students.

Dujarric said, “I can tell you that the Secretary-General strongly condemns the abduction of students from the Bethel Baptist School as well as hospital employees in two separate incidents in Kaduna State on July 5.

“The Secretary-General is disturbed by the frequency of “kidnapping for ransom” of predominantly children from schools by extremist groups and criminal networks.”

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Copa America: Messi reacts as Argentina and Brazil make it to the final

Argentina star man and Barcelona star forward will be leading his home country against Brazil in the final of the Copa America

This comes after they defeated Columbia in a 3-2 penalty kick in the early hours of Wednesday.

Following Argentina victory, they will now face Brazil, who defeated Peru 1-0 in the other semi-final tie played on Tuesday.

The two South American countries will go head to head in the Copa America final on Sunday.

Reacting, Messi, in a post via his Instagram account, said he was proud and happy.

He wrote, “Proud and happy to belong to this group !!! One more goal accomplished … Thank you God for continuing to give me these moments.

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BBNaija Vee reacts after being called out for owing a fashion brand N1.9m

Vee

Former Big Brother Naija Housemate Vee has taken to social media to react after being called out by a fashion brand alleging she owes N1.9million following the termination of her ambassadorial deal.

Kemifilani News earlier reported that in a post shared on Instagram, the brand pointed out the negative attitude of the reality TV star during the product photoshoot.

The brand alleged that Vee refused to refund the money paid for the ambassadorial deal and took some of the items used for the product shoot.

However, in a post shared on the microblogging platform Twitter, the reality TV star debunked reaching out to the clothing line requesting for ambassadorial deal contrary to the brand's claims.

Vee said the brand told...

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Laura Ikeji drives Nigerians crazy as she chews raw pepper

Laura Ikeji eats pepper

Popular social media influencer and mother of two, Laura Ikeji Kanu, has driven her fans and followers crazy after she shared a video of herself chew raw scotch bonnet (Red pepper).

Laura took to her verified Instagram page to share the video of herself eating the scotch bonnet with her banana and straw berry smoothie.

She wrote, "Try with raw pepper and thank me later. Someone cc @officiallindaikeji"

"Pls Do No do this if u don’t wanna run mad, but if u like pepper 🌶 go ahead boo. Taste good"

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