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UN: $234 million urgently needed for food aid in Zimbabwe

The UN and Zimbabwean authorities on Thursday launched an urgent appeal for $234m (R.3.3bn) for more than five million people in urgent need of food due to a drought and a weak economy.

Yobe schools resume after alleged injection rumour

Primary schools in Damaturu, Yobe State, re-opened on Tuesday, 24 hours after they were hurriedly closed following rumour of alleged injection of pupils on the head and navel.

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has indicated his resolve to challenge a ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, against his no-case-submission.

CCT finds Justice Onnoghen guilty of asset fraud

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on Thursday said suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Walter Onnoghen is guilty of asset fraud
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Ayodeji Adewunmi quits as Jobberman chief

The Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of the biggest job site in Sub-Saharan Africa, Jobberman, Ayodeji Adewunmi, has resigned to build a professional career in investment.

Jilted female university student commits suicide

A 100-Level student of the Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba, Rebecca Michael, on Wednesday committed suicide over a breakup with her alleged boyfriend.

DPR to clamp down on illicit cooking gas retailers

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that it will clamp down on illicit retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) popularly known as cooking gas in Rivers.

Owo calm as traditional burial rites commence for late monarch

Owo, an ancient city in Ondo State, wore a mournful look on Thursday following the demise of its traditional ruler, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi, at 77.