Importer of 661 Pump Action Rifles Threatened Suicide When I Refused N8m Bribe – Witness

[Vanguard] A prosecution witness, Abdulahi Muhammad, in the ongoing trial of five defendants arraigned over alleged illegal importation of 661 pump action rifles in January, yesterday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos, how one of the defendants, Mahm…

[Vanguard] A prosecution witness, Abdulahi Muhammad, in the ongoing trial of five defendants arraigned over alleged illegal importation of 661 pump action rifles in January, yesterday, told a Federal High Court in Lagos, how one of the defendants, Mahmud Hassan, threatened to kill himself after he (Muhammad) refused a bribe of N8 million from him (Hassan).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unicef – Children to Takeover Leadership At World Children’s Day

[This Day] Abuja -To commemorate this year’s World Children’s Day (WCD) anniversary, which is the Convention on the Rights of the Child, children across the world will ‘takeover’ high-profile moments in the media, politics, business, sports, music and …

[This Day] Abuja -To commemorate this year's World Children's Day (WCD) anniversary, which is the Convention on the Rights of the Child, children across the world will 'takeover' high-profile moments in the media, politics, business, sports, music and entertainment to raise awareness on the most vulnerable and hardest to reach children.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IMF – Debt Service to Account for Over 60 Percent of Govt Revenue in Nigeria, Gabon, Angola

[This Day] Abuja -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that debt servicing costs are becoming a burden, especially in oil-producing countries, noting that such costs were expected to absorb over 60 per cent of government revenues in 2017 in…

[This Day] Abuja -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that debt servicing costs are becoming a burden, especially in oil-producing countries, noting that such costs were expected to absorb over 60 per cent of government revenues in 2017 in Nigeria, Angola and Gabon.

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Boobs and Butts Are Very Important to Me – Abiodun Adebanjo

[Vanguard] When you are looking for handsome and talented Nollywood hunks, you cannot but ignore Abiodun Adebanjo. The rising actor popular for playing ‘Play boy’ roles has starred in movies like Sonate, Basira Badiya, Wale Danger, Omo Oshodi, Injustic…

[Vanguard] When you are looking for handsome and talented Nollywood hunks, you cannot but ignore Abiodun Adebanjo. The rising actor popular for playing 'Play boy' roles has starred in movies like Sonate, Basira Badiya, Wale Danger, Omo Oshodi, Injustice, amongst others. In this interview, he opens up on how he started out in Nollywood, the weirdest message he has ever gotten from a fan, among other issues.

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Google Celebrates Chinua Achebe’s Legacy With Doodle

[This Day] In commemoration of his 87th birthday, U.S. technology firm and the world’s largest Internet search engine, Google, Thursday honoured Nigerian author, the late Chinua Achebe, with a Doodle.

[This Day] In commemoration of his 87th birthday, U.S. technology firm and the world's largest Internet search engine, Google, Thursday honoured Nigerian author, the late Chinua Achebe, with a Doodle.

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Saraki Allows Akpan to Remain in the Senate Illegally

[This Day] Almost eight months after the Akwa Ibom Division of the Federal High Court declared Mr Bassey Etim the person who should represent the Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki …

[This Day] Almost eight months after the Akwa Ibom Division of the Federal High Court declared Mr Bassey Etim the person who should represent the Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has yet to swear him in.

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‘Restore Us Dollar Value’

[The Herald] Government should craft a policy that will influence market behaviour towards restoring the value of monetary assets in the economy to avert another debasing of the currency, economist and consultant, Mr Dumisani Sibanda, said.

[The Herald] Government should craft a policy that will influence market behaviour towards restoring the value of monetary assets in the economy to avert another debasing of the currency, economist and consultant, Mr Dumisani Sibanda, said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lubango – Forum On Quality of Higher Education Kicks Off Thursday

[ANGOP] Lubango -The profile of teachers, their academic competences and the creation of the Teachers Order are some of the topics to be analysed at the Fourth Forum on the Quality of Higher Education in Angola, which kicked off on Thursday in Lubango …

[ANGOP] Lubango -The profile of teachers, their academic competences and the creation of the Teachers Order are some of the topics to be analysed at the Fourth Forum on the Quality of Higher Education in Angola, which kicked off on Thursday in Lubango City, capital of the southern Huila Province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

War Veterans to Meet Amid Tension

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association is calling on its members, war collaborators, detainees of the liberation struggle and everyone to attend a briefing on political developments in the country at the Zimbabwe Grounds…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association is calling on its members, war collaborators, detainees of the liberation struggle and everyone to attend a briefing on political developments in the country at the Zimbabwe Grounds tomorrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe