Limpopo Police Launch Manhunt After Alleged Farm Attacker Escapes From Custody

[News24Wire] A massive manhunt has been launched by Lephalale police after an awaiting trial prisoner – charged with the murder of a doctor who was killed during a farm attack – escaped from holding cells on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A massive manhunt has been launched by Lephalale police after an awaiting trial prisoner - charged with the murder of a doctor who was killed during a farm attack - escaped from holding cells on Monday night, police said on Tuesday.

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Imo Retirees Urge Govt to Intervene Over Unpaid Pensions

[Guardian] Owerri -Retirees in Imo under the aegis, Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), have appealed to the Muhammadu Buhari -led All Progressives Congress (APC), to intervene and monitor the use of the bailout and all the Paris Club Loan Refund tranc…

[Guardian] Owerri -Retirees in Imo under the aegis, Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP), have appealed to the Muhammadu Buhari -led All Progressives Congress (APC), to intervene and monitor the use of the bailout and all the Paris Club Loan Refund tranches (each N7 billion) disbursed to the state.

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Lagos State Set to Regulate Swimming Pool Operations

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to regulate swimming pool operations in the state through the ‘Lagos State Safety Commission (Public Swimming Pools) Regulations 2014,’ which would consider it an offence to operate swimming poo…

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to regulate swimming pool operations in the state through the 'Lagos State Safety Commission (Public Swimming Pools) Regulations 2014,' which would consider it an offence to operate swimming pool service without permission.

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Poor Infrastructure, Bane of Nigeria’s Growth – Gambari

[Guardian] Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said that one of the biggest impediments to Nigeria’s development is the parlous state of its infrastructure sector.

[Guardian] Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said that one of the biggest impediments to Nigeria's development is the parlous state of its infrastructure sector.

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Judge Raises Concern Over Extension of Alleged Axe Killer’s Trial

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai on Tuesday warned that he wanted the Henri van Breda murder trial completed by the end of November, after the defence requested a two-week adjournment to finalise their last two witnesses.

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai on Tuesday warned that he wanted the Henri van Breda murder trial completed by the end of November, after the defence requested a two-week adjournment to finalise their last two witnesses.

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‘If It’s for Common Good, Nothing Bad in Godfather Politics’

[Guardian] Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and acclaimed estranged godfather of incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who has now thrown his weight behind the candidature of Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next Saturday’s governorship election said the reason for his switching camp was his successor’s inability to provide quality governance for the state. 

[Guardian] Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and acclaimed estranged godfather of incumbent governor, Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who has now thrown his weight behind the candidature of Oseloka Obaze of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in next Saturday's governorship election said the reason for his switching camp was his successor's inability to provide quality governance for the state. 

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Bengo – Caxito Irrigated Perimeter to Increase Banana Production

[ANGOP] Caxito -Northern Bengo province’s Irrigated Perimeter of Caxito intends to increase its banana production from 170,000 to 200,000 tons in the 2017/2018 season.

[ANGOP] Caxito -Northern Bengo province's Irrigated Perimeter of Caxito intends to increase its banana production from 170,000 to 200,000 tons in the 2017/2018 season.

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UI Graduates 5,629, As 186 Receive First Class Honours

[Guardian] Ibadan -The Senate of the University of Ibadan yesterday approved 5, 629 students in various disciplines as having met the institution’s requirement for graduation, with 186 of them making first class honours.

[Guardian] Ibadan -The Senate of the University of Ibadan yesterday approved 5, 629 students in various disciplines as having met the institution's requirement for graduation, with 186 of them making first class honours.

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NCC Plans New Spectrum Auctions to Boost 30% Broadband Target

[Guardian] As part of efforts targeted at meeting the 2018 broadband penetration target of 30 per cent, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon auction and asign new spectrum to telecommunications operators in the country.

[Guardian] As part of efforts targeted at meeting the 2018 broadband penetration target of 30 per cent, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will soon auction and asign new spectrum to telecommunications operators in the country.

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