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In Saudi Arabia Female German minister defies law, refuses hijab

A female German minister has defied the Saudi authorities by arriving in the country without donning a headscarf. Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen wore a business suit for her meetings at the Divan Palace in Riyadh. This is contrary

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MMM- Ponzi scheme resurfaces in Kenya, promises better returns

The notorious Ponzi scheme MMM that has frozen operations in Nigeria for the month of December 2016 has set up operations in Kenya. The website www.kenya-mmm.net has gone live and the domain name was created on Friday, August 12, 2016.

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Boko Haram- US to give additional $92m aid to Nigeria

This week, the United States Government announced nearly $92 million in additional humanitarian assistance to people affected by the ongoing conflict and severe food insecurity in Nigeria and throughout the Lake Chad Basin region. With this announcement, the United States

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Army commander denies committing genocide, rape in Cross River

By Asare Asare, Calabar Col Usman Mukhtar, commander sector 4 Cross River State of Operation Delta Safe has debunked the notion that the military personnel and other members of security agencies that make up the outfit kill people at random,

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Panic as bird flu rocks Kano

Kano State Government on Wednesday announced the resurfacing of bird flu in the state. Dr Shehu Bawa, the Director Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano. Bawa said

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Senate rejects Magu’s nomination

The Nigerian Senate has rejected the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The lawmakers said they could not okay President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Mr. Magu based on security report

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How Wike threatened to kill INEC officers, leaked tape reveals

Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike has been reportedly caught on tape as he threatened to kill some INEC staffs in a phone conversation during the last Rivers Rerun election. According to the leaked conversation by SaharaReporters, Wike was heard in

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5,635 civil servants to benefit from FG’s housing scheme —- HOS

Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of the Civil Service (HOS) of the Federation, said a total of 5,635 civil servants would benefit from the first phase of the Federal Government Housing Scheme. Mr Mohammed Manga, Assistant Director, Media Relations in

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NIMASA DG in employment scam, allocates 65% of slots to Amaechi

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja There are unconfirmed reports that the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to recruit new staff secretly through the back door. AljazirahNigeria learnt that the Director General of NIMASA, Dakuku Peterside and the

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Malabu scam- I am innocent, Adoke tells Reps

Former Nigerian Justice Minister, Mohammed Adoke, yesterday, wrote to the Houses of Representatives absolving himself of any culpability in the controversial Malabu Oil deal that made Nigeria to lose as much as $1.092 billion. Piqued by the loss and the

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