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Nigerian man with ‘97 wives, 203 children’ dies

ABUJA: A Nigerian man who rose to fame for marrying more than 100 women has died at the age of 93, according to local media reports. Mohammed Bello Abubakar became a controversial figure in Bida, Niger state, for his unusual interpretation of the Muslim’s holy book - that a man could take as many wives as he was able to comfortably accommodate. It is not the first time media outlets in Nigeria have reported Mr Bello's death - but BBC News said a large crowd attended his funeral on Sunday morning. His personal…