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Akinwumi Adesina named recipient of prestigious peace prize

The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee has selected the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, as one of its 2019 laureates.

AfDB: Africa needs $170 billion annually to meet infrastructure requirement

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Africa need about one hundred and seventy billion dollars annually to meet its infrastructure requirement.

AfDB: We focus more on private sector operations in Nigeria

The African Development Banks (AfDB) says it is focusing more on the private sector operations to implement its high five priority projects in Nigeria.

AfDB: 650 million Africans live without electricity

The African Development Bank, (AfDB) on Wednesday says that no fewer than 650 million Africans currently live without electricity.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.