Governor Shettima Berates Soldiers for Denying Freed Chibok Girls Access to Parents

[Premium Times] The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday queried the decision of Nigerian soldiers and the officials of the State Security Service who prevented the 21 freed Chibok girls from mingling with their families.

[Premium Times] The Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Monday queried the decision of Nigerian soldiers and the officials of the State Security Service who prevented the 21 freed Chibok girls from mingling with their families.

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‘Despite Challenges, Uganda’s Football Set to Take Off’

[Independent (Kampala)] The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has said continued peripheral resource allocation to the game by Ugandans remains one of its biggest challenges.

[Independent (Kampala)] The Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) has said continued peripheral resource allocation to the game by Ugandans remains one of its biggest challenges.

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‘Vampire Attack’ Couple a No-Show in Cape Town Court

[News24Wire] A couple accused of biting and attempting to rape a drinking buddy, in what has been dubbed a “vampire attack”, missed their court appearance in Cape Town on Thursday because they were not transported there from prison.

[News24Wire] A couple accused of biting and attempting to rape a drinking buddy, in what has been dubbed a "vampire attack", missed their court appearance in Cape Town on Thursday because they were not transported there from prison.

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‘Kidnapped’ Cape Town Businessman Found Two Months After Disappearance

[News24Wire] An Athlone businessman, who was apparently kidnapped nearly two months ago, was found in Thornton late on Wednesday and is now receiving medical attention, police have said.

[News24Wire] An Athlone businessman, who was apparently kidnapped nearly two months ago, was found in Thornton late on Wednesday and is now receiving medical attention, police have said.

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Oil Workers Caution Against Labour Abuse in New Law

[Guardian] Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), have cautioned against inserting anti- labour laws in the prop…

[Guardian] Oil workers under the aegis of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), have cautioned against inserting anti- labour laws in the proposed Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

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250 FNB Heist Deposit Boxes Recovered – but They’re Mostly Empty

[News24Wire] A total of 250 deposit boxes stolen during a FNB bank heist have been discovered discarded in a veld near the FNB Stadium in the south of Johannesburg, the Hawks said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A total of 250 deposit boxes stolen during a FNB bank heist have been discovered discarded in a veld near the FNB Stadium in the south of Johannesburg, the Hawks said on Thursday.

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IG Orders Investigation Into Death of Man Shot, Seven Days to His Wedding

[Guardian] Owerri -The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a thorough investigation into the death of a 28-year-old Malaysian-based Nigerian, Nduka Friday Ego, who was allegedly shot on December 22, at close range by a police office…

[Guardian] Owerri -The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered a thorough investigation into the death of a 28-year-old Malaysian-based Nigerian, Nduka Friday Ego, who was allegedly shot on December 22, at close range by a police officer attached to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) station at Control Post axis, Owerri, the Imo State capital.

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Saleshando Calls On Tonota to Support Opposition

[Botswana Daily News] Tonota -Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader, Mr Dumelang Saleshando has called on Tonota constituents to vote for opposition leaders in the 2019 general elections.

[Botswana Daily News] Tonota -Botswana Congress Party (BCP) leader, Mr Dumelang Saleshando has called on Tonota constituents to vote for opposition leaders in the 2019 general elections.

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Oyo State Yet to Get Paris Club Funds

[Guardian] Ibadan -Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has disclosed that its government was yet to assess its share of the Paris Club over deduction funds recently given back to some states by the Federal Government.

[Guardian] Ibadan -Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has disclosed that its government was yet to assess its share of the Paris Club over deduction funds recently given back to some states by the Federal Government.

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