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Ambode Okays Death Penalty For Kidnappers, Signs Anti-Kidnapping, Sporting Bills Into Law

By Olabisi Ololade Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday signed into law the anti-kidnapping bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly, with a pledge to ensure its full implementation to eradicate kidnapping once and for all...

$15m: Court throws out Patience Jonathan’s suit against SERAP, awards cost

By Oladipupo Oni/Abuja Bureau Chief The Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out the suit filed by Mrs Dame Patience Jonathan and her group Union of Niger Delta Youth Organization for Equity, Justice and Good Governance against a civil society...

Breaking Video: Femi Adesina, Buhari’s Spokesman, In A Fight During Live Interview. Watch

It was supposed to be an exchange of ideas, but it quickly turned into a brawl. Watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUqGtKEqsF8

Breaking: Nigeria Customs Service Declares 2 Officers Wanted For Clearing Container Full Of Rifles

  You can also watch President Buhari's spokesman in a fight during a live interview at the studio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUqGtKEqsF8

Dogara Reacts To Call For Transparency In The House of Representatives, Issues Statement

Our attention has been drawn to an advertorial in page 42 of the Punch newspaper of Tuesday January 31, 2017 with the above heading which was not signed by any person but was purportedly written by unknown members of...

Breaking: Chief Of Staff Of Nigerian Senate President Resigns

The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian Senate President, Senator Isa Galaudu, has resigned. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Senate President Bukola Saraki said Senator Galaudu first mentioned his decision to...

Breaking: UN Staff, 2 Nigerians, 1 Cameroonian Killed By Armed Men Along Cameroon-Nigeria Borders

One staff of the United Nations, two Nigerians and a Cameroonian, working to implement the International Court of Justice ruling on Bakassi, were killed this morning by armed men, a Cameroonian newspaper has reported. L'Oeil du Sahel said the UN...

Francis Mobolaji Adesanya, Rivers State Police Commissioner, Is Dead

Francis Mobolaji Adesanya, the Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, has died. He died in an Indian hospital of kidney failure, online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, said, quoting police sources.

Again, Buhari Government Applies To Try Former National Security Adviser In Secret

For the second time, the Nigerian Federal Government has applied to the Federal High Court in Abuja for protection of witnesses who will testify against the former National Security Adviser, Mr. Sambo Dasuki. Dasuki is being tried for unlawful possession...

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IMF’s Abebe Aemro Selassie: African countries need additional $44 billion in 2020 to mitigate COVID-19 economic impacts

Abebe Aemro Selassie is the director of the African Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

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Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled...

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Good morning. I want to thank Prime Minister Trudeau, Prime Minister Holness, and Secretary-General Guterres for keeping a focus on development amidst...

Canadian PM Trudeau and Jamaica’s Holness co-host UN high-level event on development financing amid COVID-19

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