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A couple, Elizabeth Favour Nkwuda and Paulinus Nkwuda, has instituted a N500 million suit at Abakaliki High Court against Mile Four Hospital Abakaliki, for alleged culpable medical negligence, poor assessment and mismanagement of the former's pregnancy, leading to the death of her baby in the womb.

By Onyema Amanze

 

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has stated that technology is an enabler required for the growth of the maritime industry.

 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that the country’s Olympic football team will depart the country next week for a final training camp in the United States of America ahead of this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has applauded the United States embassy in Nigeria for the quick and positive response granted to players and officials of the Under-23 National Team of Nigeria at the embassy.

By Onyema Amanze

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has urged members of the National Assembly to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war.

 He represents Kiru/Bebeji Federal constituency of Kano State at the National Assembly.

Nigeria’s Under-23 squad, heading to a final training camp in the USA ahead of this year’s Olympics and the U20 team preparing for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations final round qualifying fixture, clash in a potentially –explosive friendly match in Abuja on Saturday morning.

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How Ekwunife’s Ambition Marred APC Anambra Central Senatorial Primary .Groups Protest

Rumours of the disqualification of an aspirant in the Anambra Central Senatorial Primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mrs. Uche Ekwunife, who defected to the party few weeks ago, have triggered protests ahead of the primary election.

Debate On Nigeria’s 2016 Budget Begins

 

The federal lawmakers have commenced debate on Nigeria’s 2016 Appropriation Bill after putting behind the controversies surrounding the budget.

Boko Haram: How Cameroonian Soldiers Kill Nigerians

Cameroonian troops pursuing Boko Haram fired rocket-propelled grenades indiscriminately that killed a family of four, then shot and killed two other civilians, trapped Nigerian villagers said Tuesday.

Buhari Tasks Telecom Firms On Security

Telecom companies operating in Nigeria should not put their desire to make profits above security concerns, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday.

PDP’s Imagemaker, Olisa Metuh, In Chains ..Goes Back To Jail After Bail

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, was driven off in a prison pick-up van ‎from the premises of the Federal High Court in Abuja, shortly after he was granted bail in the sum of N400 million by the court on Tuesday.

SEC, DMO To Collaborate On Issuance Of Nigeria’s First Sovereign Sukuk

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Debt Management Office (DMO) have committed to strengthening collaboration towards issuing Nigeria’s first sovereign sukuk.

This was the major outcome of the visit to the DMO by the SEC Director-General, Mounir Gwarzo on Tuesday.

Ibadan Monarch, Oba Odugade, Passes On

The Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade 1, is dead.

The monarch, who attained the age of 100 years in 2014, reportedly passed away on Tuesday evening after he lost consciousness.

Bayelsa: Why Dickson Didn’t Celebrate Election Victory

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has stated that Nigeria cannot be a one party.

EFCC Scrutinises Bank Accounts Of Ex-Service Chiefs

EFCC has moved to freeze the account of ex-service chiefs.

The Punch reported that the anti-graft agency special task force on the probe of arms scandal had sent a list of persons and companies whose accounts were being monitored.

Economy: African Nations To Watch In 2016

Is Nigeria a sexier investment than South Africa?

Investors have been rushing to Africa since the end of the global financial crisis, lured by untapped opportunities and high economic growth rates.

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