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The Department of State Services (DSS) has refused to accept the service of the Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti order for the immediate release of the detained member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, representing Efon Local Government Area of Ekiti State,

Afolabi Akani.

No fewer than four million people in Zimbabwe are in need of food aid as the country struggles to deal with a devastating drought caused by the El Nino weather pattern.

Nigeria's state-run oil firm, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) withheld some N3.2 trillion ($16.2 billion, 14.6 billion euros) from the sale of crude oil in 2014, according to a government report from auditor-general, Samuel Ukura.

 

Trial of Nigeria’s former Defence Chief, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, has been adjourned till March 16, 2016.

The adjournment was made to enable the defence study the additional proof of evidence served on them by the prosecution.

With the support of the National Assembly, Nigeria intends to sign the United Nations Agreement on Zero Routing Gas Flaring by 2030, according to the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

The vice president disclosed this on Monday, March 14, 2016, at the 6th African Petroleum Congress and Exhibition where he represented President Muhammadu Buhari.

Federal Government has said it would go after pipeline vandals and power infrastructure saboteurs and bring them to book.

 Recall that the the national transmission facility in Osogbo and Ikeja Disco were shutdown by some unionists last week; an action the Federal Government described as an economic sabotage.

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