Late Hir Was an Exceptional Journalist – Governor Lalong

[Daily Trust] Jos -Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong yesterday described the late Bureau Chief of Daily Trust newspaper in Jos, Joseph Hir as an exceptional journalist whose interest in the profession was driven by genuine concern for developmen…

[Daily Trust] Jos -Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong yesterday described the late Bureau Chief of Daily Trust newspaper in Jos, Joseph Hir as an exceptional journalist whose interest in the profession was driven by genuine concern for development and accountability.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oboh Gets Wildcard for 2017 Ladies Golf Open in Switzerland

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Nigerian-born golf sensation, Georgia Oboh has been given a wildcard to the 2017 VP Bank Ladies Open in Switzerland after becoming the first Nigerian and African to feature in the Ladies Professional Golfers Association of America …

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Nigerian-born golf sensation, Georgia Oboh has been given a wildcard to the 2017 VP Bank Ladies Open in Switzerland after becoming the first Nigerian and African to feature in the Ladies Professional Golfers Association of America (LPGA) tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Teacher Charged With Assaulting Nursery School Pupil

[Nation] A primary school teacher has been charged in a Gatundu court with assaulting and harming her nursery pupil in Mataara Village of Gatundu North Constituency, Kiambu County.

[Nation] A primary school teacher has been charged in a Gatundu court with assaulting and harming her nursery pupil in Mataara Village of Gatundu North Constituency, Kiambu County.

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Hameed Ali Must Appear Today – Senate

[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday invoked its Constitutional powers to compel the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) to appear before it today.

[Daily Trust] The Senate yesterday invoked its Constitutional powers to compel the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) to appear before it today.

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CSOs Condemn Security Agencies’ Interference in Elections

[Daily Trust] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) yesterday condemned what they described as “the continuing interference of security agencies” in elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

[Daily Trust] Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) yesterday condemned what they described as "the continuing interference of security agencies" in elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Ex-NNPC Boss, Andrew Yakubu Arraigned On Six-Count Charge

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu over the recovery of $9.8 million and £74, 000 from his house in Kaduna.

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu over the recovery of $9.8 million and £74, 000 from his house in Kaduna.

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Accident Claimed 20 Lives

[Daily Trust] Benin -No fewer than 20 passengers yesterday died in an accident that happened along the dual carriage Onitsha- Agbor-Abudu-Benin expressway in Edo state.

[Daily Trust] Benin -No fewer than 20 passengers yesterday died in an accident that happened along the dual carriage Onitsha- Agbor-Abudu-Benin expressway in Edo state.

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