West Africa

By IAfrica
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Jul 22nd, 2014
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Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brig.-Gen. Johnson Olawumi has said corps members will not compromise in the August 9 governorship  poll. But he warned the participating corps members to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law. Olawumi, who spoke during a media...
By John Ofikhenua
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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The financial statements of, and audit reports of states have revealed fiscal indiscipline, according to the Head, Technical Unit on Governance &Anti Corruption Reforms (TUGAR), Ms. Lilian Ekeanyanwu . Unveiling her findings of the ‘Mapping &Scoping Survey of Anti-Corruption and Governa...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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APC urges House to withdraw impeachment notice Enugu State lawmakers began yesterday the  impeachment of Deputy Governor Sunday Onyebuchi. They directed the Clerk, Dr. Christopher Chukwurah, to serve the Speaker a notice of impeachment. The notice, containing the allegations against Onyebuchi, w...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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THe Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has urged the Federal Government to dialogue with the Judiciary workers, under the aegis of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), to avoid the collapse of justice system. NBA Ikeja branch chairman Mr. Yinka Farounbi said there would be anarchy, if nothing is...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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There was a fire yesterday at the Establishment Department in the office of the Benue State Head of Service. A source said the fire started at from the air conditioner. The inferno destroyed all the files in the confidential office, including those of pensioners and other categories of civil servants...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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• That is what FIFA’s lifting of its suspension on Nigeria is  Just as well FIFA, the global football governing body, on July  18 lifted the ban it imposed on Nigeria, for attempting to torpedo the Aminu Maigari-led Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), despite the country’s ...
By Our Reporter
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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ONDO State Commissioner for Information Mr. Kayode Akinmade has emphasised the place of voter registration exercise in the process of choosing right leaders for the advancement of the society. Akinmade spoke while addressing Labour Party (LP) faithful at a meeting in Ofosu-Onisere ward in Omifunfun, ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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• One of Africa’s most formidable writer-activists passes on The widespread sorrow which greeted the death, at 90, of the South African activist, novelist and short-story writer, Nadine Gordimer, is a tribute to the social benefits of personal courage and the value of politically-relevant ...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 22nd, 2014
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Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam has enjoined Muslims to pray for the peace and unity. The governors joined Benue Muslims community to break the fast at the banquet hall of Government House of Makurdi yesterday. Suswam said fasting is a period of prayer and whatever the Muslims asked, God would gr...
By Letters
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Jul 22nd, 2014
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SIR: Oyigbo city, in Oyigbo local government area of Rivers State could be described as a gateway city to Port Harcourt for travelers traveling from the neighbouring Abia State. The city had been the nerve centre of the state until a couple of years ago when the volume of business there drastically d...