Chimamanda Adichie Wins Major French Literary Award

[Guardian] “Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l’héroïne Madame Figaro.

[Guardian] "Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l'héroïne Madame Figaro.

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Patience Jonathan Alleges Threats to Life

[Guardian] Abuja -Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, yesterday petitioned Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara alleging threats to her life by officials of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and National…

[Guardian] Abuja -Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, yesterday petitioned Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara alleging threats to her life by officials of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

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Opposition Wants Parliament Recalled

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) now wants Parliament recalled for a special sitting to discuss audit of the voters register done by global audit firm KPMG.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) now wants Parliament recalled for a special sitting to discuss audit of the voters register done by global audit firm KPMG.

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Ex-Jigawa Governor to Spend Minimum 77 Days in Detention

[Premium Times] A former governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, who was arrested on Tuesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may stay in the custody of the anti-graft agency until at least September 19, PREMIUM TIMES has gathered.

[Premium Times] A former governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, who was arrested on Tuesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may stay in the custody of the anti-graft agency until at least September 19, PREMIUM TIMES has gathered.

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Don’t Trivialize Issues Raised On Budget 2017, Fashola Replies Goje

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje would seek to trivialize the issues he raised about the unilate…

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje would seek to trivialize the issues he raised about the unilateral slashing of the budgetary allocation to key national infrastructure by the National Assembly.

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Neither Restructuring Nor Referendum’ll Solve Our Problems – Obaseki

[Vanguard] Benin City -Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, declared that neither restructuring nor referendum, as being agitated by some elder statesmen and leaders, will solve the nation’s current problems.

[Vanguard] Benin City -Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, declared that neither restructuring nor referendum, as being agitated by some elder statesmen and leaders, will solve the nation's current problems.

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‘A Terrible War Is Raging Between the Cabal and Osinbajo’

[Vanguard] Abuja -Reactions have continued to trail the ongoing raging battle between the Senate and Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo over the latter’s questioning of the Senate powers to confirm Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic a…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Reactions have continued to trail the ongoing raging battle between the Senate and Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo over the latter's questioning of the Senate powers to confirm Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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MKO Abiola 19 Years After – the Murder of Hope

[Vanguard] Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO as he was simply known was a true phenomenon. Businessman, philanthropist, and politician, he was voted president in what has unarguably turned out to be the freest and fairest presidential electio…

[Vanguard] Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO as he was simply known was a true phenomenon. Businessman, philanthropist, and politician, he was voted president in what has unarguably turned out to be the freest and fairest presidential election in the history of Nigeria. Remarkably, the same election turned out to be the most controversial following the action of the General Ibrahim Babangida military regime after it was annulled.

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