Ex Finance Minister to Speak Out Over Mismanagement Claims

[News24Wire] Claims of financial mismanagement of government’s Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) is part of a well-orchestrated campaign by the “Gupta syndicate”, according to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

[News24Wire] Claims of financial mismanagement of government's Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) is part of a well-orchestrated campaign by the "Gupta syndicate", according to former finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

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Community Participation Is Needed for More Effective Anti-Poaching

[The Conversation Africa] One method of protecting endangered species is to take a militarised approach. This “green militarisation”is now widely criticised. It often leads to human rights violations and may deepen existing divides between conservation…

[The Conversation Africa] One method of protecting endangered species is to take a militarised approach. This "green militarisation"is now widely criticised. It often leads to human rights violations and may deepen existing divides between conservation and communities.

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South Africa’s First Online Rhino Horn Auction Ends in Risky Impasse

[The Conversation Africa] Private rhino horn owner John Hume recently held South Africa’s first online rhino horn auction, a major event in the ongoing fight by private rhino owners to be able to sell legal horn stocks. But in a statement released on H…

[The Conversation Africa] Private rhino horn owner John Hume recently held South Africa's first online rhino horn auction, a major event in the ongoing fight by private rhino owners to be able to sell legal horn stocks. But in a statement released on Hume's behalf it was admitted that there were very few bidders for the 264 horns.

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Who Is Lagos Police Commissioner?

[Vanguard] Uncertainty, yesterday, trailed the reported redeployment of Fatai Owoseni out of Lagos State as the Commissioner of Police by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as Owoseni told newsmen at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, that h…

[Vanguard] Uncertainty, yesterday, trailed the reported redeployment of Fatai Owoseni out of Lagos State as the Commissioner of Police by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as Owoseni told newsmen at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, that he remains the substantive CP of the state.

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Govt Holding Hundreds in Secret Facilities – Amnesty

[Vanguard] Hundreds of people are being held in secret detention in Nigeria, Amnesty International said, yesterday, at an event to mark the International Day of the Disappeared.

[Vanguard] Hundreds of people are being held in secret detention in Nigeria, Amnesty International said, yesterday, at an event to mark the International Day of the Disappeared.

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Few Nigerians Responsible for Country’s Woes – Saraki

[Vanguard] Abuja -Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said yesterday that Nigeria was passing through a difficult phase of nation building, occasioned by economic recession, rising insecurity and threat to its corporate existence as a nation by actions of…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Senate President, Bukola Saraki, said yesterday that Nigeria was passing through a difficult phase of nation building, occasioned by economic recession, rising insecurity and threat to its corporate existence as a nation by actions of some citizens.

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Saraki, Sahara Reporters N4bn Case Adjourned to Sept 14

[Vanguard] Ilorin -Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye of Ilorin High Court, yesterday, adjourned the ongoing case to quash the N4 billion suit slammed against online portal, Sahara Reporters, over series of stories published against the Senate President, Dr. Bu…

[Vanguard] Ilorin -Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye of Ilorin High Court, yesterday, adjourned the ongoing case to quash the N4 billion suit slammed against online portal, Sahara Reporters, over series of stories published against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

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Shoot-Out in Owerri As Youths Clash Over Ekeukwu Market – Three Injured

[Vanguard] The crisis generated by the demolition of the popular Ekeukwu Market by the state government continued yesterday as youths for and against the exercise engaged themselves in a free for all.

[Vanguard] The crisis generated by the demolition of the popular Ekeukwu Market by the state government continued yesterday as youths for and against the exercise engaged themselves in a free for all.

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Trump’s HIV Aid Cuts Could Cost 9 Million Life Years Lost

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Trump’s proposed budget envisions cuts to the AIDS relief programme which supports treatment, testing and counselling for millions worldwide.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Trump's proposed budget envisions cuts to the AIDS relief programme which supports treatment, testing and counselling for millions worldwide.

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