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Former Econet CEO Details How Ex-Gov Chased Econet Out From Nigeria OverNon Payment Of $4.5M Bribe

Strive Masiyiwa, CEO and Founder of Econet Wireless has alleged that a sum of $9million bribe was demanded from him by ex-Governor of Delta State, James Ibori According to Masiyiwa’s blog, the London based Zimbabwean said the ex-governor had threatened to chase him and his business out of Nigeria if he fails to yield to his demand. In his words: …

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UNILAG Undergrad Commits Suicide Over Theft Allegations

If Only those Ladies had realised how fragile she was even though…………. RIP….I wonder why people think killing themselves is the easy way out…..       If you are in that state of thinking about ending it all,please do not read this and be encouraged to do it… I wonder when suicide became a source to ending stigma or …

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Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun’s Hubby Niyi Is A Husband To Die For…

He stays at home to babysit their children?WOW…I love men like that who support their wife’s hustle!!! Niyi is the husband of Nigeria’s Minister of Finance and among other things, he illumines her world with the bliss and charm of a fairy god. Kemi loves to think of him as her personal genie, heaven’s best gift to her since she …

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May Day not complete without new minimum wage, says NLC

WORKERS DAY: Tomorrow, workers will march out to ask for more pay, better welfare.PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI • Poor Pay Responsible For Failure Of Anti-graft War, Grinding Poverty • Labour Wants Govt To Address Casualisation, Contributory Pension • Ngige Salutes Workers’ Resilience Tomorrow’s May Day celebration would be incomplete if the Federal Government fails to make major pronouncements that would lead to a new …

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JAMB scores self high on repeat mock test

JAMB confirmed that the operator borrowed sets of computers from other operators, when the Board was to accredit his centre, and with the examination around the corner, he found himself unable to meet the needs of the 250 candidates allocated to his center to take the examination. • Centre Operator Eloped In Okene, Kogi State • Centres Lament Low Turn …

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Armed youths killed scores in Akwa Ibom/Cross River boundary clash

Akwa Ibom]–Another round of battle erupted again on Saturday as armed youths, from Ikot Offiong in Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State, reportedly killed scores of fishermen during another attack of Ikot Ada Akpan Community in Oku-Iboku, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday. Dr. Demson Ekong, an indigene of the area told Vanguard that, the attackers came in six …

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NPA’s Hadiza Usman files N1b suit against journalist for defamation of character

Abuja]–The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman has filled a suit at Federal High Court Abuja seeking for justice against the alleged false publications in an online media, and claiming N1 billion for damages. Usman, who was in court on Friday for the suit filled against Prince Henry Nwazuruahu Shield and thebreakingtimes.com for defamation of character, picked …

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FRSC Operatives Discovers/Arrest Suspected Traffickers

THE Federal Road Safety Corps operatives in Kaduna State have arrested some suspected child traffickers who were allegedly intercepted with 17 minors heading to an unknown destination from Kano. Head, Media Relations and Strategy of the Corps, Mr Bisi Kazeem, who made this known on Saturday in Abuja, said the Corps operatives in the course of their duties impounded a …

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Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Klitschko To Become New Boxing Champion

Anthony Joshua has become the unified heavyweight champion of the world by adding the WBA belt to his IBF title . photo – boxingnewsandviews He landed a hot punch in the 11th round that stopped Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on Saturday… The 27-year-old Briton was knocked down in the sixth round but showed determination and bounced back and twice …

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Court Sacks Code Of Conduct Bureau Chairman

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja has sacked the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) Sam Saba and nine other members of the organisation’s board. Justice Nyako in a judgment Friday held that the five-year tenure of the CCB board expired on April 2015. The judgment was on a suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/411/2016 filed by a …

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