Thank You, Scandinavians

[Daily Trust] At the United Nations humanitarian conference in Oslo, Norway last month, donors played the Good Samaritan to the traumatized people of Nigeria’s North-East and the entire Lake Chad region when they raised $672 million (approximately N200…

[Daily Trust] At the United Nations humanitarian conference in Oslo, Norway last month, donors played the Good Samaritan to the traumatized people of Nigeria's North-East and the entire Lake Chad region when they raised $672 million (approximately N200bn) for the Boko Haram ravaged region. The amount raised is half of the $1.2 billion that the world body plans to raise over the next three years in order to mitigate the "drastically deteriorating" situation in Northern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region where 17 million pe

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Six Unilag Students Arraigned for Gang-Raping Female Student

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Six students of the University of Lagos (UniLag), who allegedly gang-raped their 17-year-old female school mate, were arraigned yesterday before a Surulere Chief Magistrate’s Court.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Six students of the University of Lagos (UniLag), who allegedly gang-raped their 17-year-old female school mate, were arraigned yesterday before a Surulere Chief Magistrate's Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Comedian Churchill Says He’s Okay after UK Website Reports his ‘Death’

[Nation] Kenyan comedian, Daniel Ndambuki, better known Churchill, has dispelled fears over his ‘ death’ following reports in a United Kingdom blog which had left many Kenyans shocked.

[Nation] Kenyan comedian, Daniel Ndambuki, better known Churchill, has dispelled fears over his ' death' following reports in a United Kingdom blog which had left many Kenyans shocked.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

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.

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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.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

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).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria