‘Senate’s Refusal to Confirm Magu As EFCC Chairman Smacks of Vendetta’

[Guardian] The recent indictment of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, by the Department of Security Service (DSS) and the subsequent refusal by the Senate to confirm him as the substantive head of …

[Guardian] The recent indictment of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, by the Department of Security Service (DSS) and the subsequent refusal by the Senate to confirm him as the substantive head of the anti-graft agency have continued to raise controversy over the real motive behind the action of the parliament. A Lagos-based lawyer, Kunle Odufayo, in this interview with GODWIN DUNIA, spoke on this and many other national issues affecting the judiciary.

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To Plant Seeds and Cultivate Peace in the Lake Chad Basin

[Guardian] In the two decades before 2015, West Africa made notable strides in reducing hunger, reducing the number of hungry people by more than 60 per cent, well ahead of its Millennium Development Goal pledge.

[Guardian] In the two decades before 2015, West Africa made notable strides in reducing hunger, reducing the number of hungry people by more than 60 per cent, well ahead of its Millennium Development Goal pledge.

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Internally Displaced Persons and a New Life

[Guardian] Closing the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps as is being contemplated by the Federal Government would be welcome once adequate security and other basic amenities are provided to make life worth living for the returnees. Anything less…

[Guardian] Closing the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps as is being contemplated by the Federal Government would be welcome once adequate security and other basic amenities are provided to make life worth living for the returnees. Anything less would amount to sheer wickedness. Already traumatised men, women and children should not be taken back home for them to continue with a life that is brutish and uncertain .

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Refineries Worked At 37% Capacity in January – NNPC

[Premium Times] The combined installed capacity utilization of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna increased by about 29 percentage points in January, the corporation has said.

[Premium Times] The combined installed capacity utilization of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation's refineries located in Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna increased by about 29 percentage points in January, the corporation has said.

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Lagos-Based AFC Issues U.S.$500 Million Eurobond

[CAJ News] Lagos -AFRICA Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued a US$500 million, seven-year Eurobond. The senior, unsecured instrument carries a coupon of 3,875…

[CAJ News] Lagos -AFRICA Finance Corporation (AFC), the leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has issued a US$500 million, seven-year Eurobond. The senior, unsecured instrument carries a coupon of 3,875 percent and was priced to yield 4 percent. It matures in April 2024. The Eurobond received strong global interest, with an order book of US$2,4 billion, representing about 5 times over-subscription from 231 investors across the Middle East, Asia, the United Kingdom, Europe an

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Ghana ‘Keeper Denies Punching Nigeria Ball Boy to Coma

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIAN football side, Enyimba, has rejected reports its goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, punched a ball boy unconscious during a violence-marred match against Katsina United this past weekend. The altercation between the two was among a ser…

[CAJ News] Abuja -NIGERIAN football side, Enyimba, has rejected reports its goalkeeper, Fatau Dauda, punched a ball boy unconscious during a violence-marred match against Katsina United this past weekend. The altercation between the two was among a series of upheavals in the match which ended 2-1 in favour of the home side Katsina. On Tuesday, Enyimba defended the Ghanaian, having reviewed the match tape of the incident that occurred in the 84th minute. "Dauda simply sought, in the aftermath of Katsina United's second goal,

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Amnesty Wants Police Investigation Into Otodo Gbame Demolition, Death

[Premium Times] The human rights group, Amnesty International, has called on the Inspector-General of Police to order an investigation into last weekend’s forced eviction, demolition of properties, and death of a youth at Otodogbame, a waterfront commu…

[Premium Times] The human rights group, Amnesty International, has called on the Inspector-General of Police to order an investigation into last weekend's forced eviction, demolition of properties, and death of a youth at Otodogbame, a waterfront community in Lekki, Lagos.

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