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18 Nov 2015
The Harrow Crown Court in northwest London, has convicted a British couple who were found guilty of keeping a Nigerian immigrant enslaved for more than two decades. Damaris Lakin, the Crown Prosecution Service, said on Wednesday in London that Emanuel Edet, 61, and Antan Edet, 58, held their victim captive from the time he was…
18 Nov 2015
The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has instructed the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to distribute petrol of any filling stations involved in hoarding to customers free of charge. Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, announced this during his tour and monitoring of fuel stations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He said…
18 Nov 2015
AN end to the current fuel crisis may not be certain but Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday gave an indication that a new pump price will come into effect next January 2016.
17 Nov 2015
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to refund the N52 billion spent by the state government on repair of federal roads over the years. The lawmakers also called for urgent rehabilitation of dilapidated federal roads impeding commercial activities and causing hardship to residents. This followed an observation made by…
17 Nov 2015
The President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki, has said that no amount of intimidation will stop the assembly from investigating the alleged N25 billion Treasury Single Account (TSA) fraud. Saraki was reacting to a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) on Tuesday over a newspaper article allegedly blackmailing the Senate for pointing…
17 Nov 2015
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, said police were aware of plans by some politicians in Kogi to clothe thugs in police uniform during the governorship election in Kogi on Saturday. Arase, who made the disclosure on Tuesday in Lokoja, at a stakeholders’ forum, said that the intention of the perpetrators was to disrupt…
16 Nov 2015
CSR-in-Action, Nigeria’s premier business and ethical networking platform and consultancy for sustainability, has announced plans to host governments, captains of industry, experts and investors in the country’s capital, Abuja, to stimulate meaningful exchange of ideas on how to unlock over $100bn potential in the extractive industries within the next four years. The 4th hosting of…
16 Nov 2015
The Defence Headquarters on Monday said troops of 21 Brigade of Nigerian Army have destroyed a makeshift factory used by Boko Haram insurgents to manufacture explosives and rockets. The Nigerian Army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman said in statement that items such as gas cylinders, welding machine, pipes and poles. Others include locally made rocket shells, large quantity…
16 Nov 2015
  PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to demonstrate their collective appreciations to the selfless sacrifices made by veterans of the Nigerian Armed Forces by donating generously for their up keep and the families f the fallen heroes. The President, who made the appeal during the formal launch of the 2016 Armed Forces Remembrance…
16 Nov 2015
The November Edition of Forbes Africa features the Chairman of the Coscharis Group Dr. Cosmas Maduka who turned N200 into a multimillion-dollar business empire spanning automotive spare-parts, technology, manufacturing and agriculture. Today, we are excited to take you behind the scenes of the cover shoot. Peace Hyde, Forbes West Africa Correspondent and TV Personality, chats…
16 Nov 2015
TWENTY-FOUR hours after fiery catholic priest and crusader, Ejike Mbaka, described pro-Biafra protests as ‘evil’, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday insisted that Biafran revolution was indestructible.
16 Nov 2015
A MIX of devaluation and depreciation of the naira, coupled with eventual inflationary trend, may have raised Nigeria’s obligation to its debt stock payment to N12.12 trillion.

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There was pandemonium in Ondo State as the pastor of a pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, was arrested by the police for allegedly abducting more than 77 people, including children in a dungeon in his church. Anifowoshe, who is the pastor of Whole Bible Deliverance Church, located in Valentino Area of Ondo West LGA of the…
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Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
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Demonstrators held rallies in several Spanish cities and in Rabat late Friday to protest over the deaths of 23 African migrants who died in a crush trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco. Thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Malaga, Vigo and San Sebastian and in Melilla itself to denounce migration…
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One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured Saturday in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest in the outskirts of Subotica, some 160…
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