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US jails ex-Guinea minister over China bribes

A former Guinean cabinet minister was sentenced to seven years in a US prison on Friday and ordered to pay back $8.5m for laundering bribes from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights.

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Teenager remanded over alleged rape of 13-year-old girl

An Osun Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ile-Ife, on Wednesday, remanded a 19-year-old teenager, Alabi PrinceWill, in prison custody over alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl.

6,720 Kebbi households to benefit from cash transfer scheme

A total of 6,720 poor households are to benefit from the Federal Government cash transfer scheme in Kebbi, the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Tsahara Bawa, has said

Atiku Abubakar asks Muhammadu Buhari to tell Nigerians what he used borrowed N3 trillion...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tell Nigerians what he used the N13 trillion his government borrowed within three years of his administration for.
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Chris Akomas laments lack of development blueprint in Abia

A former deputy governor of Abia State, Dr. Chris Akomas, has said that 27 years after the creation of the state it has yet to develop a blueprint for its development.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Ahmed Makarfi: Atiku Abubakar will return Nigeria to ‘path of sanity’

Makarfi, who scored 74 votes in last week’s primaries, noted that the emergence of Atiku as the PDP standard-bearer was an indication that the party had “turned a new leaf in broadening the democratic process and space”.