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Sokoto: IRI selects 20 young political party leaders for academy

The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.

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Rotimi Amaechi: Federal government, General Electric never signed railway agreement

Nigeria's transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi has said the supposed federal government and General Electric railway concession agreement ended at the negotiation stage.

Expert proffers solution to dearth of healthcare professionals

Prof. Usman Ahmed, Provost, College of Health Sciences, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa, says Nigeria must establish Federal University of Health Sciences in six geo-political zones to address inter-disciplinary rivalry and dearth of healthcare professionals.
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Man sentenced to three years in prison for raping 8-year old girl

An Upper Area Court III, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday, sentenced a 61-year-old businessman Isaac Phillip to three years in prison for raping an eight-year-old girl.

Gabon faces constitutional crisis over acting president

Gabon’s Constitutional Court has intervened in a crisis surrounding hospitalised president Ali Bongo, declaring to a storm of criticism that it had modified the constitution to address his “temporary incapacity”.

Hope Uzodinma: I will liberate masses in Imo if elected

Hope Uzodinma, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Imo State and Senator for Orlu Senatorial District (Imo West), has promised to liberate the state from its shackles of underdevelopment and political bondage if elected into office.