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Zamfara govt. uncovers 119-year-old receiving salary

Gov. Matawalle By Abubakar Ahmed The Zamfara Government says it has uncovered a 119-year-old (name withheld) on its payroll while trying to sanitise its wage bill. The state Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba, disclosed at a news conference on Sunday in Gusau that the centenarian is surprisingly collecting salary. …

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Saudi Arabia bans under 18 marriage

The Saudi Ministry of Justice on Tuesday announced the prohibition of the marriage of persons under 18 years. It has also set 18 years as the minimum age for marriage, the Saudi Gazette is reporting. The Minister of Justice and Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council, Sheikh Walid Al-Samaani, issued …

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