Buhari Condoles Burutai Over Father’s Death

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Buratai family over the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

[Guardian] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Buratai family over the death of Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CHAN Final – CHAN Was a Success: Take a Bow Eagles, Salisu

[This Day] I have learnt over time that the expectations of most Nigerian football fans, even analysts, are largely based on wild emotions, even illogic, and the post-event reviews the Super Eagles have received since the recent African Nations Champio…

[This Day] I have learnt over time that the expectations of most Nigerian football fans, even analysts, are largely based on wild emotions, even illogic, and the post-event reviews the Super Eagles have received since the recent African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco is no different. Despite reaching the final for the first time ever, the Super Eagles and head coach Salisu Yusuf have been subjected to abuse and ridicule because they lost the final 4-0 to the inspired hosts. For some perspective, it was Nigeri

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South Africa’s President Zuma – a Chronology of Scandal

[Deutsche Welle] President Zuma is facing increasing calls to resign as his political career has become overshadowed by corruption allegations and scandals. Here is a timeline of the major events that tarnished his reign.

[Deutsche Welle] President Zuma is facing increasing calls to resign as his political career has become overshadowed by corruption allegations and scandals. Here is a timeline of the major events that tarnished his reign.

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Babangia Aide Kassim Afegbua Alleges Threat to Life

[Daily Trust] The media aide to former military president Ibrahim Babangida, Prince KassimAfegbua, says his life is in danger following the receipt of phone calls from people threatening him and his family.

[Daily Trust] The media aide to former military president Ibrahim Babangida, Prince KassimAfegbua, says his life is in danger following the receipt of phone calls from people threatening him and his family.

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Court Orders Arrest of Innoson Chairman

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Mojisola Dada of a Lagos High Court yesterday issued an arrest warrant to be issued against the chairman of Innoson Group, Innocent Chukwuma, for failing to appear before the court to face trial.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Justice Mojisola Dada of a Lagos High Court yesterday issued an arrest warrant to be issued against the chairman of Innoson Group, Innocent Chukwuma, for failing to appear before the court to face trial.

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Court Dismisses Ricky Tarfa’s N520 Million Suit Against EFCC

[Guardian] A Lagos High Court in Igbosere yesterday has dismissed the no case submission and claim filed by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ricky Tarfa, seeking N520 million from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as damages for a…

[Guardian] A Lagos High Court in Igbosere yesterday has dismissed the no case submission and claim filed by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Ricky Tarfa, seeking N520 million from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as damages for alleged malicious prosecution.

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Fighting Against the Stigma of Rape

[Deutsche Welle] Women raped in the DRC fear being rejected by their families, often leading to a vicious cycle of poverty and prostitution. A local aid organization is working to help victims and change attitudes.

[Deutsche Welle] Women raped in the DRC fear being rejected by their families, often leading to a vicious cycle of poverty and prostitution. A local aid organization is working to help victims and change attitudes.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Las Vegas Hots Up for African Arts Festival

[Guardian] Ahead of this year’s African Arts and Culture Festival, AFRIKFEST Las Vegas INC, organiser of the event, has announced that the show will hold between April 13 and 14, 2018, at the Craig Ranch Regional Park, Las Vegas Nevada, USA.

[Guardian] Ahead of this year's African Arts and Culture Festival, AFRIKFEST Las Vegas INC, organiser of the event, has announced that the show will hold between April 13 and 14, 2018, at the Craig Ranch Regional Park, Las Vegas Nevada, USA.

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Memories of the Coal City… an NYSC Member’s Reminiscences

[This Day] Even at the best of times, it’s always an anxious moment waiting to know the state to which one has been deployed for the one-year National Youth Service Corps programme. So receiving a posting letter indicating deployment to one of Nigeria’…

[This Day] Even at the best of times, it's always an anxious moment waiting to know the state to which one has been deployed for the one-year National Youth Service Corps programme. So receiving a posting letter indicating deployment to one of Nigeria's most peaceful states is often an understandably calming experience. That was exactly how I felt on learning I had been posted to Enugu State - or The Coal City State as it's also called - for my service year.

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