Governorship Hopeful Tasks Clerics On Looting By Public Office Holders

[Guardian] A factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 18, 2017 election in Anambra State, Dr. Hygers Igwebuike, has said Christian and Muslim leaders are capable of putting a stop to the plundering…

[Guardian] A factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 18, 2017 election in Anambra State, Dr. Hygers Igwebuike, has said Christian and Muslim leaders are capable of putting a stop to the plundering of the nation's commonwealth by public office holders.

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The Global Fight Against Money Laundering

[Guardian] It is very comforting that global concern over Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/TF) reverberated the other day in Valencia, Spain, where the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, used the …

[Guardian] It is very comforting that global concern over Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (ML/TF) reverberated the other day in Valencia, Spain, where the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, used the occasion of the plenary meeting of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to appropriately situate ML/TF as global challenges in need of collaboration of all nations of the world.

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Plateau Attack – Jang Calls for Review of Security Architecture

[This Day] Jos -Following the recent attack on Plateau community in which over 20 persons were killed in a night raid, the Senator representing Plateau North senatorial district, Jonah David Jang, yesterday called for a review of security architecture …

[This Day] Jos -Following the recent attack on Plateau community in which over 20 persons were killed in a night raid, the Senator representing Plateau North senatorial district, Jonah David Jang, yesterday called for a review of security architecture in the communities to ensure better security of lives and property.

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NRFF Begins Preparation for Black Stallions Commonwealth Games’ Qualifiers

[Guardian] The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) at the weekend disclosed that it is focused on ensuring that the country qualified for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It said the qualifiers next month would also signal the programme for…

[Guardian] The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) at the weekend disclosed that it is focused on ensuring that the country qualified for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. It said the qualifiers next month would also signal the programme for the elevation of the game in Nigeria.

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Planned Transnet Retrenchments Make Mockery of Govt’s Commitment to Job Creation

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions is shocked by the media reports that Transnet is planning to retrench more than 8 000 workers, without even consulting their workplace representatives. This is deeply concerning considering that we ha…

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions is shocked by the media reports that Transnet is planning to retrench more than 8 000 workers, without even consulting their workplace representatives. This is deeply concerning considering that we have already lost more than 120 000 jobs already this year alone. Companies continue to submit section 189 retrenchment notices showing their intention to retrench more workers.

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Of Storms, Hurricanes and Natural Disasters

[Guardian] In the last two weeks the attention of the entire world has been focused on the storms in the Americas, starting from the dire predictions that preceded the coming of Hurricane Harvey to its touchdown and the rise of Hurricane Irma and its t…

[Guardian] In the last two weeks the attention of the entire world has been focused on the storms in the Americas, starting from the dire predictions that preceded the coming of Hurricane Harvey to its touchdown and the rise of Hurricane Irma and its thunderous journey into the Caribbean. Clear pictures conveying the depth of tragedy from Texas and other towns and cities on the storm-path dominated our cable TV screens. Even our local stations copied footage from the cable networks. I kept musing: where are our TV St

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ICRC Driver Killed in Ambush

[VOA] A worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was shot and killed over the weekend when a convoy of their vehicles traveling in former Western Equatoria was ambushed.

[VOA] A worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) was shot and killed over the weekend when a convoy of their vehicles traveling in former Western Equatoria was ambushed.

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Slow Indoor Surface Awaits SA in Davis Cup

[News24Wire] Denmark’s Davis Cup team have pinned their hopes on an indoor hardcourt surface to halt South Africa’s charge in the upcoming promotion tie over the weekend in Aarhus, Denmark.

[News24Wire] Denmark's Davis Cup team have pinned their hopes on an indoor hardcourt surface to halt South Africa's charge in the upcoming promotion tie over the weekend in Aarhus, Denmark.

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