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Tanzanian President John Magufuli sacks officials over failure to recall budget figures

President John Magufuli of Tanzania sacked two senior officials late on Monday after they failed to recall immediately how much money was allocated by the government in their respective districts for public road construction projects.

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

NDF: PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s refusal to sign peace pact, sign of defeat

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has slammed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for refusing to sign a peace pact ahead of next year’s elections.

Court sentences mason to three years in prison for raping seven-year-old

An Upper Area Court I, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 43-year-old mason, Augustine Arafan, to three years in prison for raping a seven-year-old girl.

Court sentences herbalist to 18 months in prison for stealing car batteries

An Upper Area Court I, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 37-year-old herbalist, Salisu Garba, to 18 months in prison for stealing car batteries, two driving shaft, a jack and a wheel spanner, all valued at N100, 000.
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Yaya Toure hopes for Premier League return after release from Olympiakos

Yaya Toure will arrive back in London later this week and believes he can still play in the Premier League.

Court remands teenager for stealing N1.3 million from visually impaired man

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday remanded a 17-year-old boy in a juvenile home for allegedly stealing an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) card belonging to his visually impaired neighbour and withdrawing N1.3 million from the neighbour’s account.