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  • Court orders ex-VC, bursar remanded in EFCC custody

    An Osun State High Court in Ile–Ife on Friday ordered that Anthony Elujoba, the immediate former Vice Chancellor of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, be remanded in EFCC custody. The court also gave a similar order in respect of the institution’s former Bursar, Josephine Akeredolu. The presiding Judge, Justice David Olademeji, said that the order…

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  • FIFA bans Sudan

    Football’s world governing body Fifa has banned Sudan because of government interference in the sport. A warning was issued last month after the government installed a new FA president. The suspension means that Sudan’s three clubs in continental tournaments have been disqualified by the Confederation of African Football. Al Hilal and Al Merreikh have been…

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  • Umahi appoints Sun Correspondent new CPS

    Ebonyi State governor David Umahi has appointed Emmanuel Uzor, the State Correspondent of Sun Newspaper his new Chief Press Secretary. The appointment of Emmanuel Uzor was announced by the State commissioner for information and State Orientation, Senator Emmanuel Onwe with immediate effect. Emmanuel Uzor takes over from the former Chief Press Secretary, Emma Anya who…

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  • Pope asks G20 leaders to resolve conflicts

    Pope Francis has appealed to world leaders at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, to seek urgent solutions to conflicts in Africa and the Middle East, saying some 30 million people are suffering without enough food and water. In a message to the leaders, he said war “is never a solution” and efforts needed to…

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  • ‎N1.35bn fraud: Ex- Gov. Lamido, Sons re-arraigned, gets bail

    From: Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has re-arraigned the former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido and his two sons, Aminu and Mustapha, before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja over alleged money laundering offences to the tune of N1.35 billion. This was after Justice Babatunde Quadri dismissed an…

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  • Chimamanda Adichie wins major French literary award

    By Henry Akubuiro The golden girl of Nigerian literature, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won yet another international award.  Her work, “Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” emerged one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l’héroïne Madame Figaro. The prize, in its 12th edition, was established in 2006 by the French magazine…

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  • Nigeria LNG recommits to cleaner environment

    The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has reiterated its commitment to sustained supply of cooking gas to the local market, to boost domestic consumption and a cleaner environment. Mr Tony Okonedo, the company’s Manager, Media Communications, disclosed this in a statement in Lagos on Friday. Okonedo said that the Managing Director of Nigeria LNG, Mr…

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  • Hajj: Lagos awarded best performing state of 2016

    The Lagos State Government on Friday received seven awards from the National Hajj Commission for being the best performing state in the federation at the 2016 Hajj in Mecca. Alhaji Fuad Adeyemi, South-West Commissioner, NAHCON, presented the awards to Gov. Akinwumi Ambode at the State House in Ikeja. Adeyemi commended the state government for its…

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  • Bad planning, poor logistics mar AMAA’s nominees party in Rwanda

    By Tony Ogaga Forget what you heard or read elsewhere, this is authoritative. The nomination party of Africa Movies Academy Awards (AMAA), which was held in Kigali, Rwanda penultimate Saturday, was a monumental flop! According to The New Times of Kigali, Rwanda’s leading English daily, the nominations party turned out to be an anti-climax despite…

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