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Desperate to halt a probe into his finances, former Delta State Governor James Ibori tried to bribe anti-corruption boss Nuhu Ribadu in 2007 with $15m in cash in a bag so heavy one man alone could not lift it, Ribadu told a London court on Thursday. Reuters quoted Ribadu as telling the court that he ...
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18 September, 2013 Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) and Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE) have called for the imposition of targeted sanctions on key Eritrean officials in order to secure the release of prominent politicians and journalists who have been detained incommunicado for the last twel...
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By Soni Daniel, Regional Editor, North & Henry Umoru The reasons why governors are asking the Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to quit her job, emerged yesterday. Vanguard was told that the governors were convinced that the Nigerian economy had been messed up and the decay in the system car...
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By Emmanuel Elebeke Federal government came under a heavy knock from the Chairman of Silver Bird Group, Ben Bruce , when he lashed out on the government for spending $8 billion on fuel importation annually. Bruce was speaking in Abuja at the launching of a book entitled “Why Run Before Learning To Wa...
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Justine John DYIKUK For most intending and serving corps members, ‘labour market’ is a constant anthem on their lips. Living in black Africa has its many challenges. With the demons of poverty, illiteracy, economic malaise, disease, series of crises and gross unemployment, being a youth here seems be...
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This country, with its institution, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it. Abraham Lincoln Revolutions are not made; they come. A...