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Peter Obi rejects presidential results in Anambra

Vice presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, on Tuesday, said the results declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from Anambra state was unacceptable to the party.

Switzerland seizes cars owned by Teodoro Obiang Nguema’s son

Swiss prosecutors said on Thursday they were dropping charges of financial wrongdoing against Teodorin Obiang Nguema, the son of Equatorial Guinea's authoritarian leader, but were confiscating luxury cars as part of the case.

Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.

BUA Group to exploit Ebonyi natural deposits

The BUA Group Ltd on Wednesday says its plans to exploit the natural resources in Ebony beginning with the setting up a cement plant.
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AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival releases nominees list

The 5th edition of the Biggest African Music Awards in Diaspora, AFRIMMA 2018 Awards & Music Festival is fast approaching and the announcement of the nominees list is set to crank up the anticipation.

Governor Okorocha: I won’t quit APC for coalition group

He further revealed that he became the propeller of APC in the state and the whole of South East, mobilizing people for the party in Imo, Ebony, Abia, Enugu, and Anambra states.

Customs intercepts elephant tusks, pangolin worth N1.2 billion

The Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted elephant tusks and pangolin, worth about N1.2 billion, between Feb.15 and March 22.

Minister tasks wood dealers on environmental protection

The Minister of Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jibril, on Friday called on wood and allied dealers to protect the wild flora and fauna in the country, for a sustainable environment.

Ghanaians mourn rising female artiste killed in gory road crash

Discussions in Ghana’s media space – radio, television and social media, on Friday January 9 has been dominated by the death of a 21 – year – old female artiste.

My daughter’s near-white skin boosted her career – Beyoncé’s dad

Mathew Knowles, the father of American singer Beyoncé, has said his daughter’s light skin has helped her to become more famous.

PCN seals 395 pharmacy stores in Kaduna

In its efforts to ensure safe patent medicines in the country, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), on Thursday, said it has sealed a total of 395 premises made up of 12 illegal pharmacies and 383 patent medicine stores across Kaduna State.

APC’s abysmal failure will help PDP win in 2019 – Adeyeye

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has criticised the All Progressive Congress, APC, for making ‘frivolous’ claims of achievements.

2019: PDP accuses APC of dubious achievement claims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it is amazed over some alleged frivolous claims credited to certain leaders of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in which it said the ruling party expressed confidence that its scorecard in 2019 would be that it cleared the PDP’s mess.

Security threats: Army to conduct more exercises – Buratai

The Nigerian Army has said it would conduct more exercises to sharpen personnel’s skills and prepare them to tackle emerging security challenges in the country.

Policeman drowns in well in Ebonyi

A policeman attached to the Ebony State Police Command, Donatus Oyibe, has drowned in a well.

Business lessons from Jeff Bezos

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.

Presidency: TraderMoni loans not for election

Critics of TraderMoni – a social investment programme of the Federal Government – got a reply yesterday to their claim that the scheme was introduced to buy votes during the general elections.

Governor Dickson accuses oil firms of funding criminality in Niger Delta

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta of funding “terrorism, criminality and breakdown of law and order.”

CCT trial: Justice Onnoghen to make no-case submission as federal government closes case

The trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, appears to be reaching an anti-climax with key prosecution witnesses’ testimony contradicting claims that the embattled number one judicial officer might have corruptly amassed wealth way out of his income.

Central bank chief Godwin Emefiele foresees 3% GDP growth rate in 2019

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Thursday projected that the Nigerian economy would grow by three per cent in 2019, higher than the 1.93 per cent it achieved in 2018.

Estate developer urge Nigerians to imbibe habit of tree planting

To mark the 2019 International Day of Forests (IDF) celebrated annually as tree planting day, members of Hall 7 Real Estate Management has called for massive sensitization of Nigerians on the need to preserve the environment through planting of trees.