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Protests As S.Africa’s Top Court Hears Case Against Zuma


Protests As S.Africa’s Top Court Hears Case Against Zuma

South African opposition protesters marched on Tuesday to Johannesburg’s Constitutional Court, where judges heard a case over public money spent on President Jacob Zuma’s private house. […]

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no responses. February 9, 2016 Enuwa Ochai

Ex- Minister Okonjo-Iweala Dismisses Reported EFCC Probe


Ex- Minister Okonjo-Iweala Dismisses Reported EFCC Probe

The former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has dismissed media reports alleging she is under investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). spokesperson, […]

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no responses. February 9, 2016 Enuwa Ochai

Amaechi Replies Wike Over $150m Allegation


Amaechi Replies Wike Over $150m Allegation

The minister of Transportation and former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed regret over allegations of corruption against him by his successor, Governor Nyesom […]

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Court Issues Fresh Warrant Of Arrest On Tompolo


Court Issues Fresh Warrant Of Arrest On Tompolo

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday issued a fresh order for the arrest of Government Ekpemupolo, a.k.a Tompolo. Justice Ibrahim Buba issued the […]

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N13.5bn Arms Scam: Dasuki Loses Bid To Stop Trial


N13.5bn Arms Scam: Dasuki Loses Bid To Stop Trial

A former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) has lost the bid to stop his trial before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory […]

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Reps Pledge Support For EFCC’s Anti-Corruption Crusade


Reps Pledge Support For EFCC’s Anti-Corruption Crusade

Chairman, House of Representative’s Committee on Drugs, Narcotics and Financial Crimes, Hon. Kayode Oladele, has pledged the support of the members of the House of Representatives […]

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A Nigerian Medical Graduate dresses ‘Female Muslim Barbie’


A Nigerian Medical Graduate dresses ‘Female Muslim Barbie’

Change has not only become the mantra for the government of the day but with many sectors.  This time, it is Barbie has had another makeover. […]

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no responses. February 8, 2016 Enuwa Ochai

Migrant Crisis: 35 Dead Off Turkey As Two Boats Sink


Migrant Crisis: 35 Dead Off Turkey As Two Boats Sink

Two boats on their way to Greece have capsized near Turkey, killing at least 35 migrants, Turkish media say. Both the Anadolu and Dogan agencies reported […]

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Lagos State Introduces Identification Number For Students


Lagos State Introduces Identification Number For Students

Lagos State government has introduced what it called the Lagos State Student Personal Identification Number (LASPIN) that will capture the biometrics of students in all its […]

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Bribery Scandal Hits Ghana CJ’s Office


Bribery Scandal Hits Ghana CJ’s Office

A private legal practi­tioner, I.B. Akwantey has petitioned President John Dramani Mahama to re­move from office Justice Dennis Dominic Adjei of the Court of Appeal for […]

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Syria Refugee Camps Set Up As Turkey Limits Entries


Syria Refugee Camps Set Up As Turkey Limits Entries

Turkish aid workers have been setting up tents and distributing supplies for thousands of new Syrian refugees kept from entering Turkey at the border. About 35,000 […]

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Electricity Tariff Hike: Labour Unions Protest Nationwide


Electricity Tariff Hike: Labour Unions Protest Nationwide

A wave of protest is underway across Nigeria, as the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), civil society allies and electricity consumers demonstrate against […]

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2016 Budget: Presidency Wants Nigerians To Comment


2016 Budget: Presidency Wants Nigerians To Comment

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, has called on Nigerians to share their views and criticise the 2016 […]

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NLC Demands Immediate Re-Constitution Of PPPRA Board


NLC Demands Immediate Re-Constitution Of PPPRA Board

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has called for immediate re constitution of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) board to ensure  proper template for petroleum […]

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FG Warns State Against Non-Viable Airport Projects


FG Warns State Against Non-Viable Airport Projects

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has warned state governors against executing airport projects that are not economically viable. The minister who  gave the warning when […]

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no responses. February 7, 2016 Modupe.aduloju

Dozens Still Trapped A Day After Taiwan Earthquake


Dozens Still Trapped A Day After Taiwan Earthquake

With anxious families waiting nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed a day earlier in […]

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UN Security Council Condemns N Korea Rocket Launch


UN Security Council Condemns N Korea Rocket Launch

The UN Security Council  has strongly condemned North Korea’s rocket launch and said it would speed up work on a sanctions resolution “in response to these […]

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Female Genital Mutilation:Nigeria Ranks 3rd In Global Prevalence – UNICEF


Female Genital Mutilation:Nigeria Ranks 3rd In Global Prevalence – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund,UNICEF says an estimated 19.9 million Nigerian women have undergone Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting , approximately 16% of the 125 million FGM/C survivors worldwide. […]

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no responses. February 6, 2016 Modupe.aduloju

Edo Council Boss,Five Others Docked For Contract Scam


Edo Council Boss,Five Others Docked For Contract Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned Akerejola Joseph Folorunsho, Chairman Akoko Edo Local Government of Edo State; Ogbekhiulu Benjamin, Engr. Enabulele Ferguson, John Emmanuel […]

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Delta State Signs Health Insurance Bill Into Law


Delta State Signs Health Insurance Bill Into Law

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has blazed the trail by signing into law the Delta State Health Insurance Commission (DSHIC) bill, which would ensure easy […]

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