Edo Assembly Approves N200 Million, N100 Million for Oshiomhole, Deputy for Residential Houses

[Daily Trust] Benin -The Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved pension benefit for residential building worth N200m for the immediate past governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole.

[Daily Trust] Benin -The Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved pension benefit for residential building worth N200m for the immediate past governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole.

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Kidnapped Nigerian Reverend Released

[Premium Times] A cleric, Biodun Ogunbekun, who was kidnapped on his farm at Kufi on the Olorunda-Aba road in Ibadan on Thursday has regained freedom after five days in the kidnappers’ den.

[Premium Times] A cleric, Biodun Ogunbekun, who was kidnapped on his farm at Kufi on the Olorunda-Aba road in Ibadan on Thursday has regained freedom after five days in the kidnappers' den.

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APC Spokesperson Attacks El-Rufai – You Are an Ingrate, Perpetual Betrayer

[Premium Times] The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has described the Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as “an ingrate and a perpetual betrayer”.

[Premium Times] The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the governing All Progressives Congress, APC, Timi Frank, has described the Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, as "an ingrate and a perpetual betrayer".

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Nigerian Man, Wife Docked for Duping American Company

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a man and his wife before a Lagos State High Court, Ikeja for obtaining $102,550 from an American company under the pretext of helping the company to win a federal govern…

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a man and his wife before a Lagos State High Court, Ikeja for obtaining $102,550 from an American company under the pretext of helping the company to win a federal government contract.

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Al Shabaab Raids Amisom Base in Southern Somalia

[Shabelle] Armed militants with the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab group have launched an overnight attack on African Union troops’ military base in the southern Lower Shabelle region, residents said.

[Shabelle] Armed militants with the Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab group have launched an overnight attack on African Union troops' military base in the southern Lower Shabelle region, residents said.

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Nigeria At Risk of Zika Virus

[This Day] With the recent alarm raised by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control that the Zika virus vector is widely circulating in Nigeria, experts are of the opinion that the government must step up measures against the deadly disease.

[This Day] With the recent alarm raised by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control that the Zika virus vector is widely circulating in Nigeria, experts are of the opinion that the government must step up measures against the deadly disease.

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