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Special Report: Anyim, 3 ex-governors, others next on CCT ‘hit list’

Trials dates slated for April By Lubem Gena, Abuja Barring any hitch, Nigerians will in April witness another round of prosecution against some top ex-government functionaries, AljazirahNigeria authoritatively learnt. These include Anyim Pius Anyim, former Secretary to Government of the

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How Boko Haram’s sex slaves wind up as sex workers in Europe

Fleeing from the brutality of jihadists, thousands of women and girls wind up in camps where they’re sexually abused. To them, prostitution in Italy sounds like escape. By Philip Obaji Jr. MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—It’s minutes past 4:00 p.m. local time, and

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Unfreeze my accounts now, customer calls on Sterling bank

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja A staff of Global Mobile Ghana, Mr. Ajadi Olutayo has called on the management of Sterling bank to unfreeze his bank accounts, which it has placed on ‘post no debit’ status for many months despite the

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How ‘untouchable’ NASENI boss reportedly diverts millions of tax payers’ monies

By Tosin Omoniyi, Mariam Sanni A petitioner, Dambaki Yaro Lima has berated the federal government for not taking adequate action to either axe or prosecute the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Agency for Science

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Revealed: How UK Ministers lobbied Nigeria’s Government to protect oil giant Shell

By Chloe Farand Ministers from the UK’s Foreign Office (FCO) agreed to lobby the Nigerian Government to protect Shell’s oil interests in the Niger Delta despite the company’s poor human rights and environmental record in the region, official documents seen by

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What Jonathan discussed with OBJ when he visited Ota

By Gaaden Puun, Abuja There are indications that erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan is trying to arm-twist former President Olusegun Obasanjo to give his support to a joint Presidential ticket of erstwhile Vice President Atiku Abubakar and a former Finance minister,

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Shishimpe: a community where basic amenities are fairy tales (FEATURE)

Shishimpe, a community located in the midst of the affluence of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has been left to wallow in abject poverty and lack. AljazirahNigeria investigates its plight. By Dupe Oloyede, Abuja Misery in the midst of plenty

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How Joint Task Force is extorting FCT taxi drivers

AljazirahNigeria investigates allegations made by taxi drivers against the Joint Task Force over extortion and harassment in the course of their operations By Mariam Sanni, Abuja Taxi drivers in Abuja have said they are deliberately targeted and made to suffer

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Jungle justice on the rise in Nigeria

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja It has become quite unfortunate that the citizens have decided to ignore the duties and responsibilities of security agencies and opted to execute law themselves through jungle justice which has recently been on the rise in

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Police, family at loggerheads over mysterious death of female undergraduate

Family accuse police of cover-up Death of victim natural- Police The suspicious death of a young undergraduate, Joy Odama in Old Karmo, Abuja and the less than diligent investigations done by the police on the case has continued to generate

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