By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2014
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House mourns slain Yobe pupils Many injured Boko Haram fighters have been captured in some parts of Borno State and on the fringes of Lake Chad, military authorities said yesterday. Besides, weapons have been recovered by troops in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force. The captives,...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2014
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Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam came under gun attack from suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday. The herdsmen – carrying sophisticated guns – have been attacking Tiv indigenes, killing and maiming villagers. Suswam was on his way from the state capital, Makurdi to a displaced persons&r...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2014
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Suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, in a New York Times’ report, gives an insight into his hurried exit from the apex bank Even in a country where untold oil wealth disappears into the pockets of the elite, the oil corruption scheme he was investigating seemed...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2014
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•Fed Govt insincere with fuel scarcity, says NUPENG The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led Federal Government of acting out a clandestine script to increase fuel prices. It said the nation-wide fuel scarcity may have been induced to make higher fue...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2014
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National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Aminu Abdulkardir yesterday attributed the fuel scarcity to the failure of the Federal Government to pay petroleum marketers nine months’ outstanding subsidy claims. He urged to the Ministry of Finance to p...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2014
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THE United States Consular-General in Nigeria, Mr. Jeffrey Hawkins, has said the Ekiti and Osun states elections are critical to the success of the 2015 elections. Hawkins, who spoke with reporters in Ado-Ekiti, urged the Prof. Attahiru Jega-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ens...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 11th, 2014
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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 30,000 live cartridges at the border town of Saki in Oyo State. The cartridges were being transported to Ibadan from Benin Republic. They were concealed under tubers of yam, cassava and yam flour. Men of the Customs Service stopped the white Toyota Hi...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 11th, 2014
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The 20 Year Review released by President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday appraises government’s performance since the ANC took power in 1994. It builds on the research of the 10- and 15-year reviews, as well as the National Development Plan (NDP), and tracks the journey over two decades of creating a nat...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 11th, 2014
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For those of us who are amateur philosophers, there is a nice existential question that this list answers. Number One is indeed Number One. There is no longer any doubt. And Number Two is also, it seems, Number Two. Cyril Ramaphosa seems more certain than ever to be Deputy President after the electio...
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Mar 11th, 2014
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A friend of Oscar Pistorius has told his murder trial that the athlete “had a big love” for guns. Darren Fresco said that he had been with him on two occasions when a gun had been fired in public. Pistorius had once accidentally fired a gun in a restaurant but made him take the blame, [&h...