Tears As Benue Buries Slain 73 Citizens

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Tears flowed freely yesterday as 73 people killed by gunmen at their homes in several rural communities of two local government areas of Benue State were finally interred in a mass grave in Makurdi.

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Tears flowed freely yesterday as 73 people killed by gunmen at their homes in several rural communities of two local government areas of Benue State were finally interred in a mass grave in Makurdi.

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Father, Daughter Docked Over Fake Marriage

[Daily Trust] A 60-year-old man, Inusa Aliyu, and his daughter, Jamila, have been arraigned in a Masaka Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for allegedly arranging fake marriage and in the process defrauding one Yusuf Mamuda.

[Daily Trust] A 60-year-old man, Inusa Aliyu, and his daughter, Jamila, have been arraigned in a Masaka Upper Area Court, Nasarawa State, for allegedly arranging fake marriage and in the process defrauding one Yusuf Mamuda.

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Two Suspects Arrested Near Uniondale With Dagga Worth Approximately R1.03 Million

[SAPS] To reduce the levels of serious crime by targeting the provincial crime generators, members of DPCI’s Provincial Organised Crime Unit based in George conducted an intelligence driven operation on the R62 near Uniondale yesterday, which resulted …

[SAPS] To reduce the levels of serious crime by targeting the provincial crime generators, members of DPCI's Provincial Organised Crime Unit based in George conducted an intelligence driven operation on the R62 near Uniondale yesterday, which resulted in the arrest of two suspects from Port Elizabeth, aged 57 and 51, respectively.

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Dangote Richest in Africa for 7th Year – Forbes

[Daily Trust] For the 7th year running, President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has been adjudged as the richest man in the continent of Africa with a net worth that Forbes pegged at $12.2 billion. That was an increa…

[Daily Trust] For the 7th year running, President and Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has been adjudged as the richest man in the continent of Africa with a net worth that Forbes pegged at $12.2 billion. That was an increase of $100 million from a year ago.

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Niger Killings – David Umaru Got It Wrong

[Leadership] Senator David Umaru, representing Niger East Senatorial District and chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights has given me reasons to be suspicious of his nationality. These sentiments are not meant to cast aspersions on th…

[Leadership] Senator David Umaru, representing Niger East Senatorial District and chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights has given me reasons to be suspicious of his nationality. These sentiments are not meant to cast aspersions on the person of this Niger politician but to interrogate what was behind his recent past time of sowing discord when the occasion calls for concerted national efforts.

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State – Airtel Deal Stinking

[Daily News] FINANCE and Planning Minister Philip Mpango has revealed that the privatisation of Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL)’s subsidiary mobile company to Celtel, subsequently acquired by Zain and eventually Airtel, was clouded wi…

[Daily News] FINANCE and Planning Minister Philip Mpango has revealed that the privatisation of Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL)'s subsidiary mobile company to Celtel, subsequently acquired by Zain and eventually Airtel, was clouded with gross violation of the laws and regulations of the land.

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Soccer – Stand United Win Transport Firm’s Sponsorship

[Daily News] CELEBRATING Stand United fans coloured Shinyanga Municipality yesterday after the team received a modern bus being a sponsorship from a prominent businessman.

[Daily News] CELEBRATING Stand United fans coloured Shinyanga Municipality yesterday after the team received a modern bus being a sponsorship from a prominent businessman.

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NCAA Threatens to Close Airports That Do Not Meet Regulatory Standards

[This Day] The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muhtar Usman, has said airports which did not meet given regulatory standards would be closed for flight operations.

[This Day] The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Captain Muhtar Usman, has said airports which did not meet given regulatory standards would be closed for flight operations.

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