By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2014
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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to sack and prosecute corrupt public officers in his administration, to act as a deterrent to others. The union’s National President, Dr. Nasir Fagge, who spoke at a symposium at the University of Ibadan, Ibad...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 2nd, 2014
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If ever there was doubt that the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was a truly global story, a drive past the North Gauteng High Court this weekend might have put paid to it. From Saturday, local and international media outlets began staking out their turf, erecting tents and stationing TV satellite vans....
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 2nd, 2014
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Seemingly out of nowhere, Ukraine and Crimea are now at the centre of the international landscape in a way that has not been so since the Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill met at the Crimean resort of Yalta, just before the end of World War II in Europe, to set out the continent’s future. The ove...
By Sulaiman Salawudeen
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2014
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A 15-man robbery gang at the weekend attacked two banks in Ise-Ekiti in Ekiti State. The attack on the banks, which are located close to the palace of the town’s monarch, occurred at about 5pm. The hoodlums blasted the banks’ security doors with dynamites and stole an undisclosed amount o...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 2nd, 2014
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So it has finally happened. The militant metalworkers union Numsa is now actively campaigning against the ANC government and has issued a call to South Africans to join its “United Front” – a mass movement for socialism and radical economic change. Numsa will soon be hosting provinc...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2014
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The Osun State government and a French company, Vergnet Group, has signed a 29 million Euro Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the establishment of a 13 Megawatt Solar Power Plant in the state. The Vergnet Group specialises in sustainable and renewable energy development. The MoU was signed at the...
By Our Reporter
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2014
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Founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has said unless Ekiti people invest in their state, it will continue to lag behind. The lawyer spoke in Ado-Ekiti at the weekend during a visit to the multi-million naira Prosperous Royal Hotel and Resort. He said the ...
By Oseheye Okwuofu
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2014
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ROBBERS yesterday invaded a church in Ibadan, Oyo State, killing two policemen. The church, the Vine Branch Church, is located on Queen Elizabeth Road. It was learnt some of the robbers hid in the church, awaiting the arrival of a bank official, who usually comes to pick the offering and tithes. It w...
By EMMANUEL OLADESU
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2014
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The President-General of Oranmiyan Worldwide, a group committed to the re-election of Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Chief Felix Awofisayo, said yesterday the governor deserves a second term. He urged the people to insist on continuity, stressing that political marauders should not be allowed t...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 2nd, 2014
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THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) at the weekend turned down a N10 million donation from the Taraba State Acting Governor Garba Umar The donation was announced by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Josiah Sabo Kente, at the 2013 Transparency, Accountabi...