CAF Champions League – Rangers, Rivers United Advance, Wikki Tourists Eliminated

[Guardian] Enugu Rangers yesterday qualified for the final round of the CAF Champions League preliminary stage with a hard fought goalless draw ensuring they progressed at the expense of Algeria’s J.S Sauora.

[Guardian] Enugu Rangers yesterday qualified for the final round of the CAF Champions League preliminary stage with a hard fought goalless draw ensuring they progressed at the expense of Algeria's J.S Sauora.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-NNPC Boss, Yakubu, Fights Back, Asks Court to Set Aside Forfeiture of $9.7 Million

[This Day] Abuja -A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Andrew Yakubu has asked a Federal High Court in Kano to set aside the order of forfeiture granted to the federal government by the court on the cash sums of $9,772,800 and £74,000 that he had concealed in a fireproof safe at a residence in Kaduna.

[This Day] Abuja -A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Andrew Yakubu has asked a Federal High Court in Kano to set aside the order of forfeiture granted to the federal government by the court on the cash sums of $9,772,800 and £74,000 that he had concealed in a fireproof safe at a residence in Kaduna.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dubai’s Surreal Global Village

[This Day] With replicas of iconic structures from around the world, the Global Village in Dubailand is a family destination with entertainment for adults and kids, cultural attractions and unique souvenirs, writes Demola Ojo.

[This Day] With replicas of iconic structures from around the world, the Global Village in Dubailand is a family destination with entertainment for adults and kids, cultural attractions and unique souvenirs, writes Demola Ojo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Succession – Has Mugabe Slammed the Door in Mnangagwa’s Face?

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has all but slammed the door in his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa’s face, insisting he (Mugabe) neither had a chosen successor nor anybody among his ambitious lieutenants who was sellable to the Zanu PF faithful.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has all but slammed the door in his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa's face, insisting he (Mugabe) neither had a chosen successor nor anybody among his ambitious lieutenants who was sellable to the Zanu PF faithful.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Women Accused of Killing, Dumping Infants

[The Herald] Two women arrested for killing their newborn babies in separate incidents appeared in court last week. Patience Chawasarira (34) reportedly gave birth alone at home and buried the child in her backyard in Rugare, Harare. It is not certain …

[The Herald] Two women arrested for killing their newborn babies in separate incidents appeared in court last week. Patience Chawasarira (34) reportedly gave birth alone at home and buried the child in her backyard in Rugare, Harare. It is not certain whether the baby was killed after birth or it was a stillborn. In another case, a Hatcliffe woman, Forget Ravhu (29), also gave birth to a baby boy whom she threw into a Blair toilet. It is also not clear whether she dumped the baby in the toilet alive or it had already d

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Minister Chimene Accuses Army, Police of Smuggling

[New Zimbabwe] Minister of State for Provincial Affairs in Manicaland, Mandi Chimene, has fingered both the police and the army as among those fuelling smuggling in Manicaland, warning that there was a danger the practice could lead to the movement of …

[New Zimbabwe] Minister of State for Provincial Affairs in Manicaland, Mandi Chimene, has fingered both the police and the army as among those fuelling smuggling in Manicaland, warning that there was a danger the practice could lead to the movement of "arms of war".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Turns Child’s Birthday Into Drugs Binge

[The Herald] A THIRTY-THREE-year-old man allegedly turned his child’s birthday on Valentine’s Day into a “passa passa” night, smoking weed and drinking BronCleer cough syrup with friends. Widds Mashonga was found in possession 3,8 kilogrammes of weed a…

[The Herald] A THIRTY-THREE-year-old man allegedly turned his child's birthday on Valentine's Day into a "passa passa" night, smoking weed and drinking BronCleer cough syrup with friends. Widds Mashonga was found in possession 3,8 kilogrammes of weed and 17 bottles of BronCleer cough syrup. BronCleer, commonly known as Bronco, is popular with youths in urban areas who abuse the cough syrup to "get high".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

31 Days Later, Nigeria Still Waits for Buhari

[This Day] Abuja -Thirty-one days after President Muhammadu Buhari left the country, supposedly on a vacation for ten working days, an air of mystery continues to prevail over the status of the president’s health and when he would return to the country…

[This Day] Abuja -Thirty-one days after President Muhammadu Buhari left the country, supposedly on a vacation for ten working days, an air of mystery continues to prevail over the status of the president's health and when he would return to the country, despite the numerous adjectives ranging from "hale and hearty" to "witty", provided by the presidency, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and the leadership of the National Assembly to describe the president who remains holed up at the Abuja House, London, for unclear re

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