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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has distanced the organisation from the news making the rounds that it called for the decriminalisation of cannabis in Nigeria.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), urging the election umpire to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegations of vote-buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State.”
About a week, after the Nigerian Navy operating in Akwa Ibom State arrested five persons with 444 bags of rice, the navy has again seized 828 bags of rice said to be contraband items.
Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, announced Tuesday that government has started negotiation for the acquisition of aircraft that would be used to run the planned national carrier.
Twelve boys and their football coach who survived a highly dangerous and dramatic rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand are preparing to leave hospital and speak to the media for the first time.
Cristiano Ronaldo cannot win Juventus games by himself, says Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne, who has admitted he is more of a Lionel Messi fan.
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Taraba state government, has completed the training of over 2,469 teachers on trauma healing to enable teachers handle traumatised school children in communities affected by crises on Friday ended across three centres in the state.
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose Wednesday said he was “slapped and beaten” by policemen deployed to disperse a gatheing of Peoples Democratic Party supporters at the Government House.
Oando PLC’s shareholders can heave a sigh of relief as the Company, has set the record straight following claims in the mediawhich implied that Oando has been ordered by the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) to pay Ansbury Investment Inc. $680 million
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Morocco’s capital Rabat on Sunday to demonstrate against the jailing of leaders of a protest movement in the predominantly Berber region of Rif.
France are world champions for a second time as Les Bleus ran wild while Croatia’s energy reserves ran dry to win a thrilling World Cup final 4-2 in Moscow on Sunday.