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Fraud risk looms over Zimbabwe’s post-Robert Mugabe election

Zimbabwe goes to the polls Monday in its first election since authoritarian leader Robert Mugabe was ousted last year, with allegations mounting of voter fraud and predictions of a disputed result.

Group decries huge salary arrears owed media practitioners

The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER), has decried the huge salary arrears owed private media practitioners and called for urgent measures to address it.

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Malaysian remanded in prison for alleged €250 million fraud

A Special Offences Court in Lagos has remanded a Malaysian immigrant, Tan Richard, at the Ikoyi Prisons for an alleged €250 million fraud.
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Counsel: Tribunal didn’t order INEC to produce Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s certificate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed reports that the Kwara State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ordered it to produce the WAEC certificate of the governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq.

Police urge Abians to ignore IPOB sit-at-home order

he Abia State Commissioner of Police, CP, Ene Okon, has called on residents and visitors to the state to ignore that May 30th sit-at-home directives in the state by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
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Governor Wike: General Sarhem’s bribery allegation against me false

The disagreement between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the General Officer Commanding, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamil Sarhem, took a fresh turn on Wednesday when the governor dismissed the claim that he attempted to bribe the GOC.
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Man bags 19-year-jail term for drug trafficking

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court, Lagos has convicted and sentenced a 44-year-old man, Onyeuka Chirotam Slyvanus, to 19 years imprisonment for unlawful importation of hard drugs.