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The man who was raped by the women in South Africa has shared his story on www.iol.co.za.

 

A former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Bola Ilori, has said that the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, instructed them to join the Alliance for Democracy (AD). According to Daily Post report, Ilori said this on a political programme on TVC.

The Nigerian Senate has rejected a bill seeking special status and federal grant for the Lagos State on October 5, Wednesday.

According to the official Twitter of the upper legislative chamber, the bill didn’t pass the second reading.

It was rejected after failing a voice vote called by Ike Ekweremadu.

A Federal High Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, has ordered the arrest of Senator Danjuma Goje, a former governor of Gombe State, for not appearing in court. Daily Post reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may arrest Goje on October 4, if he fails to show up in court.

Probably the first time after the 2015 general election the key players ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, former INEC chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega, and President Muhammadu Buhari will meet under one roof in Abuja on Thursday, October 6, 2016. The Leadership Newspaper editorial team has chosen the trio as the Persons of the Year 2015.

Manchester United's draw with Stoke City felt very much like a defeat. A litany of missed chances from Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic meant United were unable to capitalise on the almost-total dominance their newfound balance in midfield gave them in the first half.

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18th Milo Basketball Championship enters Conference stages

 

No fewer 9,000 secondary schools began the journey but only 74 are left standing as the 18th edition of the Milo Basketball Championship enters crucial stages.

Murder of Uniport student: Alumni group demands ‘accountability’ from VC

A section of the University of Port-Harcourt (Uniport) Alumni Association based in the United States of America and Britain has called for accountability from the school’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Lale, for his alleged authorization of the use of maximum force against protesting students, which

How to combat piracy, by NIMASA boss

 

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has called for the deployment of inter-agency resources including the use of advanced technology to secure Nigeria’s maritime domain.

Govt declares public holiday on Monday

 

Monday, May 2 has been declared a national public holiday to commemorate the 2016 Workers’ Day celebration.

According to The Punch, this declaration was made by Nigeria’s minister of Interior, Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, on behalf of the government.

Buhari orders crackdown on Fulani Herdsmen

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the security forces to crack down on cattle raiders accused of killing hundreds of people this year.

Soldiers and police would "go after the groups terrorising innocent people all over the country", he said.

Bauchi ex-governor dumps PDP

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The crisis rocking the People's Democratic Party (PDP) deepens as the former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda, dumps PDP for a yet to be disclosed party.

Focus shifts to Okpekpe after London Marathon

By Uzor Odigbo,

Lagos

With the 35th Virgin Money London Marathon in the books, the world focus now shifts to the Okpekpe International 10km road race as the next in the calendar of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) label races.

Fulani herdsmen invade Enugu community, kill 100, torch church

No fewer than 100 persons in Ukpabi Nimbo, an agrarian community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State, were feared dead during an attack by Fulani herdsmen on Monday, April 25, 2016.

NIMASA champions resolution of dockworkers’ terminal benefit

Disengaged dockworkers at the ENL Terminal would now be paid their terminal benefits in line with the contents of the current bargaining agreements contained in the National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) document.

Why is Africa very poor?

A few years ago, two economics professors, Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor, published a paper, “The ‘Out of Africa’ Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development,” that drew inferences about poverty and genetics based on a statistical pattern.

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