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Sowore collected “millions of dollars” to topple Buhari Government, DSS alleges in fresh court documents
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Sowore collected “millions of dollars” to topple Buhari Government, DSS alleges in fresh court documents

The Department of State Services has alleged in fresh papers filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja that the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, met with “foreign collaborators” in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries on how to topple the Muhammadu Buhari government”. DSS also alleged in the court document seen by Punch correspondent on Tuesday that Sowore received “millions of dollars” from the alleged collaborators to sponsor attacks in Nigeria with a view toppling the government and ensuring the release of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, from custody. However, the identities of the alleged foreign collaborators, the details of the meetings and how much was allegedly taken by Sowore were not disclosed in the co...
Aquaman Set To Be DC’s Highest-Earning DC Film Since The Dark Knight
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Aquaman Set To Be DC’s Highest-Earning DC Film Since The Dark Knight

Aquaman is set to be the highest-earning DC film since The Dark Knight. It has been tipped to topple the £120m made in the Batman film’s opening weekend. The Batman epic has gone on to make more than £782m internationally – which DC will be hoping to surpass with their latest Justice League spin off film. The star of the film is native Hawaiian brute Jason Mamoa, who before joining the DCEU was best known for his role as Khal Drogo in ‘Game of Thrones’. In an recent interview on This Morning, Mamoa revealed he was first cast for the Aquaman role in 2013, having to keep it quiet for two years before the official announcement. As well as having a huge fan base already – and being a genuinely nice bloke off screen – Momoa’s emergence could also be an unexpected be a landmark f...
Japan Fixes Vast Fukuoka City Sinkhole In 2 Days
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Japan Fixes Vast Fukuoka City Sinkhole In 2 Days

A section of road in the centre of the Japanese city of Fukuoka has reopened just days after a sinkhole opened up outside a busy railway station and threatened to topple nearby buildings. In a typical demonstration of Japanese workmanship and efficiency, workers toiled around the clocks and had practically filled in the section of road in just two days. The road reopened to traffic and pedestrians early on Tuesday after local officials declared the repaired stretch safe.