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Abia government denies editor’s arrest

The Abia government, on Sunday, said it was not aware of the arrest of the Associate Editor of the Sun Newspapers, Mr Ebere Nwabara. Nwabara was arrested in Lagos on Friday and after being taken to Sholoki and Oyingbo police stations in Lagos, he was moved to Aba. The Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Theodore […]

New date for Oando take-over of ConocoPhilips Nigerian business

Oando has announced 30 April for the completion of the proposed acquisition of the Nigerian Upstream Oil and Gas Business of ConocoPhillips. The two companies reached the agreement this week, to give themselves enough time to satisfy all closing conditions and also give the Nigerian minister of Petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke time to accord her […]

LASU gives deadline for fees payment

LASU gate

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has fixed Thursday as the deadline for the payment of school fees by its fresh students. A statement signed by the LASU Public Relations Officer, Mr Kayode Sutton, on Wednesday said that the deadline would not be extended. The institution warned that only students who paid the school fees […]

Why do African kleptocrats steal money they don’t need?

sani abacha: half a billion $looted cash frozen by US

By Austin Aneke Why do African/Nigerian politicians steal money they don’t use, see, need, reach, or access? The stealing by government officials in Nigeria is systematic, planned, organised, endemic, and extreme. Nigeria’s thieving autocrats have turned every treasury in Nigeria into a crime scene. They spare no funds- no matter how consolidated. They spare no […]

Nigerian kills Nigerian in India, injures another critically

Illustration- stabbing

A 34-year-old Nigerian was stabbed to death in New Delhi, India by another Nigerian at a birthday party, The Times of India and The Hindu newspapers have reported, quoting police sources. The incident happened Monday night, according to the two papers, adding that the Nigerian culprit has been arrested. Oshifo, 34, died while his friend […]

Police probe Nigerian house of horror

Items left in the House of Horror

Nigerian police said they have opened a murder probe after the discovery of rotting bodies and skeletons in an abandoned building in Ibadan, Nigeria’s second largest city. The Nigerian media have branded the building “House of Horror”. Oyo state police spokesperson Olabisi Ilobanafor told AFP that a murder investigation has begun, following the arrest of […]

Nigerians collect signatures to sack Abba Moro

Abba Moro: Apologised for botched NIS recruitment

No fewer than 20 Nigerians have signed a petition calling on President Goodluck Jonathan to sack his Interior Minister, Comrade Abba Moro, over the death of 16 Nigerians in stampedes at several job test centres across Nigeria weekend. “Sixteen Nigerian youths out of 700,000 died in stampede at several cities in Nigeria on Saturday 15 […]

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