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  • Court freezes accounts of NDDC boss 27 Apr 2017 20:49 Eagle Online The order was granted following a case brought before the court by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria over Ekere’s alleged failure to honour and redeem a N27 million debt owed the defunct Oceanic Bank, now Ecobank Plc A Federal High Court in Uyo, …
  • 'Tompolo is a fugitive in law' - EFCC tells court 27 Apr 2017 20:44 Nigerian Eye The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Thursday asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a rights enforcement suit filed against it and others by a wanted former Niger Delta militant, Chief Government Ekpemulopo, alias Tompolo. …
  • Secret U.S. Military Documents Reveal America’s War-Fighting Footprint In Africa 27 Apr 2017 18:07 The Huffington Post Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com General Thomas Waldhauser sounded a little uneasy.  “I would just say, they are on the ground.  They are trying to influence the action,” commented the chief of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) at a Pentagon press briefing …
  • News24.com | Hepatitis E outbreak kills 25 in Niger refugee camp 27 Apr 2017 17:04 News24 Niamey - Bad water and hygiene have led to an epidemic of hepatitis E that has killed 25 people over several months in a refugee camp in Diffa, a region in southeast Niger, said Medecins Sans Frontieres. "The current hepatitis E epidemic is closely …
  • Man Petitions IG over Abduction of Daughter, Forceful Marriage in Niger State 27 Apr 2017 16:51 This Day By Laleye Dipo in Minna A farmer in Shudna village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, Habila Gambo, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IG), Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, over the abduction and forceful marriage of his 16-year-old …
  • Secret US Military Documents Reveal a Constellation of American Military Bases Across Africa 27 Apr 2017 16:39 truthout Senegalese Armed Forces soldiers attack an objective at a live fire range near Thies, Senegal, February 11, 2015. With the Trump administration escalating its wars in Africa and the Middle East, there's every reason to believe the US military's …
  • Boko Haram: EU, UNICEF to train teachers on emergency preparedness 27 Apr 2017 16:35 Nation To protect learning environment in the country, the European Union (EU) and the United Nation Children Fund (UNICEF) have concluded arrangement to train teachers on how to identify risk and the steps to take. Since the start of insurgency in the North …
  • Four Recommendations for How the Poorest Countries Can Increase Their GDPs 27 Apr 2017 15:20 New York Observer This article originally appeared on Quora: What are some recommendations on how the poorest countries can increase their GDPs? Poor countries are poor because they have nothing to offer the global market.  These days, most countries must be globalized in …
  • Americans are liars 27 Apr 2017 14:47 Scan News The US Embassy in Abuja has said that the Obama admin. played no role on assisting Buhari to win the 2015 election. This is a lie. Someone should ask them who paid David Axelrod’s PR company $10 million for int. PR and advice for Buhari and the APC and …
  • Will 2017 be a turnaround year for Nigeria's economy? 27 Apr 2017 14:15 CNN Africa's top oil producer is expected to return to growth this year after suffering its first contraction in a quarter century in 2016. But there are precious few reasons for investors to cheer. The economic recovery is paper-thin, and the government …