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Iran billionaire Babak Zanjani sentenced to death

Billionaire Iranian businessman Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, justice officials say.

He was arrested in December 2013 after accusations that he withheld billions in oil revenue channelled through his companies. He denies the allegations.

Zanjani, 42, was convi [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Benin elections: 33 candidates fight for presidency

Polls opened in Benin's general election on Sunday, with 33 candidates fighting to become president.

Thomas Boni Yayi is stepping down as leader in the West African nation of 10.6m people after two terms.

The ruling party's candidate is Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou, who used to h [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Benue State protesting the massacre of their relatives

        

Indigenes of Agatu-Idoma community from Benue State protesting the massacre of their relatives by suspected Fulani herdsmen at the National Assembly in Abuja.

Mon, 07 March 2016


NGO trains journalists on modern reporting in Abuja

As part of its human development and capacity building program, Push Africa, has commenced an 8 week media training program in Abuja with over 50 young participants from all over the country.

Country Director, Doris Egberamen, urged participants to take full advantage of the opportunity to bett [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


AMAC chair tasks residents on cleanliness

Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Micah Jiba, has called on residents of the council to support the household and community sanitation of the Federal Capital Territory Administration. 

Jiba, who made the call on Saturday while speaking to journalists after the flag off o [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Abe enjoins Ogoni unity on UNEP report

Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has enjoined Ogoni people to forget their differences and unite to ensure the implementation of the UNEP report.

Speaking during an interactive session with stakeho [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


Group plans 9 million-man march for Buhari

A pro-Buhari organization, #IStandwithBuhari, has concluded plans for a 9million-man march to canvass support for President Muhammadu Buhari's regime. 

To this end, the group said the march is slated for this month to further drive home their point. 

The group stated that i [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


NGO, MBGN, Nordica partner on endometriosis

In a bid to create awareness and sensitize the girl-child on endometriosis, a non- governmental organization; Endometriosis Support Group Nigeria, ESGN, has partnered the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MBGN 2015, and Nordica Fertility Centre to drive the cause.

Speaking to students of Queens C [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


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