Fani-Kayode’s ‘Heart-Related’ Ailment Stalls Money Laundering Trial

[Premium Times] The trial of a former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-kayode, stalled on Wednesday after the defendant’s lawyer told the judge his client could not attend proceedings due to “heart-related” ailments.

[Premium Times] The trial of a former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-kayode, stalled on Wednesday after the defendant's lawyer told the judge his client could not attend proceedings due to "heart-related" ailments.

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Kenya Faces Dim Hopes for Economic Growth in 2018

[East African] Kenya’s prospects for better economic growth appear dim as they are bound to be overshadowed by a credit squeeze, ballooning public debt and rising oil prices, a top economist has warned.

[East African] Kenya's prospects for better economic growth appear dim as they are bound to be overshadowed by a credit squeeze, ballooning public debt and rising oil prices, a top economist has warned.

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Govt Confirms Presence of Haemorrhagic Fevers

[East African] After initial denials, officials from Uganda’s Ministry of Health have confirmed the twin outbreak of Crimean-Congo fever and Rift Valley Fever in cattle corridor districts, and announced stronger control measures.

[East African] After initial denials, officials from Uganda's Ministry of Health have confirmed the twin outbreak of Crimean-Congo fever and Rift Valley Fever in cattle corridor districts, and announced stronger control measures.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Acja May Fail – Appeal Court Judge

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A justice of the Court of Appeal warned at the weekend that unless challenges confronting the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015 are resolved, realizing its goals may remain a mirage.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -A justice of the Court of Appeal warned at the weekend that unless challenges confronting the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) 2015 are resolved, realizing its goals may remain a mirage.

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Weah Cannot Afford to Fail Liberia’s Youth

[ISS] ‘This victory could not have been possible without the support of the youth of this country,’ said George Weah as he was sworn in as Liberia’s 25th president on Monday 22 January.

[ISS] 'This victory could not have been possible without the support of the youth of this country,' said George Weah as he was sworn in as Liberia's 25th president on Monday 22 January.

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Plateau Establishes Special Court to Prosecute Tax Defaulters

[This Day] Jos -Plateau state government has said that it has signed the long awaited Internal Revenue Harmonised law earlier passed by the state House of Assembly, noting that by that development, tax payers have been relieved of the burden of multipl…

[This Day] Jos -Plateau state government has said that it has signed the long awaited Internal Revenue Harmonised law earlier passed by the state House of Assembly, noting that by that development, tax payers have been relieved of the burden of multiple tax.

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Chief Justice Dahiru Musdapher []1942 – 2018]

[Daily Trust] One of this country’s most eminent jurists, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, died on January 22, 2018 at the age of 75. He died in a London hospital where he had been undergoing treatment. Musdapher had a long and distinguished career in the law…

[Daily Trust] One of this country's most eminent jurists, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, died on January 22, 2018 at the age of 75. He died in a London hospital where he had been undergoing treatment. Musdapher had a long and distinguished career in the law, which culminated as the Chief Justice of Nigeria in 2011-2012.

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Between Nigeria’s Retired Generals and the Rest of Us

[Daily Trust] Wusasa, Zaria -If the Afro beat exponent Fela had still been alive he probably would have composed a rebuttal to his hit song “Zombie” by now. Because the growing tribe of retired generals have since the days of “soja no be person” become…

[Daily Trust] Wusasa, Zaria -If the Afro beat exponent Fela had still been alive he probably would have composed a rebuttal to his hit song "Zombie" by now. Because the growing tribe of retired generals have since the days of "soja no be person" become Nigeria's most constant recurring political factor but the country's most prominent cabal. The ways of our soldiers have no doubt since the days of Fela changed. Unlike their rowdy past similar to the day Kalakuta Republic was overthrown, Nigeria's soldiers now relate with 'bloody civil

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