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GARGANTUAN THEFT: Voice Of Nigeria’s Osita Okechukwu Admits Spending Hundreds Of Millions Of Naira To Equip Headquarters Not Yet Acquired

In a shocking reply to SIMON ATEBA NEWS, WASHINGTON DC, the management of Voice of Nigeria (VON) said on Thursday that Director-General Osita Okechukwu spent hundreds of millions of naira to refurbish the second corporate headquarters of the radio...

SPECIAL REPORT: Documents Implicate Osita Okechukwu In High Level Fraud, Massive Money Laundering At Voice Of Nigeria

Documents obtained by TODAY NEWS AFRICA have implicated the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, in a high level fraud and massive money laundering. The radio station, established by Decree 15 of 1991, is the external...

Boko Haram Ambushes Oil Workers In Nigeria, Kills 9 Soldiers, Including Top Officer

Boko Haram terrorists on Tuesday ambushed Nigerian oil workers and killed nine soldiers, including an officer, the army said in a statement on Wednesday, adding that a civilian was also among the dead. The deadly ambush took place at about...

Boko Haram Remains A Concern, U.S. Government Says, AS 9 Nigerian Soldiers, 2 Cameroonian Gendarmes Are Gunned Down

Boko Haram remains a "concern" to the American government and U.S. troops deployed to Cameroon in 2015 to help counter the terror group in West Africa remain there for that purpose, a spokesman said on Wednesday, a day after nine...

New Project To Tackle Global Forced Migration Crisis Launched In Washington D.C.

Speakers at the launch of “Project for Prosperity and Development”, a project by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on the global forced migration crisis, were divided over whether the escalating refugee problem in the world would get...

Buhari Sends Letter, Makes Phone Call To President Of Guinea To Thank Him For Nationwide Prayers For His Recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health, his spokesman Femi Adesina said in a statement on Tuesday. Mr. Buhari,...

Four African Countries With U.S. Support Gradually Defeating HIV Epidemics

The United States Government announced on Monday that through support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), four African countries were approaching control of their HIV epidemics. The four countries are Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The...

Socialist Party Of Nigeria Condemns Northern Ultimatum Against The Igbo

In a statement on Monday morning, the Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, condemned threats issued by a northern coalition against the Igbo. The political party said "this sort of sectarian and reactionary declaration is nothing but an open call for...

Nigerian Former Minister Claims Picture Of Buhari Meeting With APC Leaders In London Old, Fake

A former Nigerian Minister claimed on Monday that a picture released by the Presidency on Sunday night showing President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress in London was old and fake. "The picture of a...

Boko Haram Bombs IDPs Camp In Nigeria, Attacks Military Post In Cameroon, Several Dead, Many Injured

Boko Haram suicide bombers on Sunday night attacked an internally displaced persons' camp in Nigeria, killing at least three persons and injuring seventeen others, just hours before attacking a military post in Cameroon on Monday morning. "At about 11.20 pm yesterday (Sunday)...

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Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him: [email protected]
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