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Actress Iheme Nancy Demands justice for little girl who was allegedly assaulted by her boss for refusing to have s*x with him
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Actress Iheme Nancy Demands justice for little girl who was allegedly assaulted by her boss for refusing to have s*x with him

Actress Iheme Nancy is demanding justice for a little girl, Mary Victor Okon, who was allegedly physically assaulted by her guardian after she refused to have sex with him. Mary said she was brought to live with a family in Lagos by her Uncle and was promised to be paid N10, 000 a month. She said she hasn't received her salary since she moved in with the family. Posting photos of the victim with injuries on her body, Nancy wrote ''This happened this morning at Badore where we are currently filming., this house girl from Calabar was brutally beaten up by the man of the house because she refused to have sex with him... We have arrested him but don’t want him to go free from this atrocity.. Let’s help her get justice Tag anyone that will help save her and reunite her with her p...
2-year-old Found Wandering in Anambra
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2-year-old Found Wandering in Anambra

A male child of about 2-years-old who was found wandering in Anambra state has been handed over to the police.  According to the state's police spokesman Haruna Mohammed, the child was found wandering around Oba International market by members of a vigilante group. He is presently in the protective care of the Oba Divisional Anti human trafficking unit pending identification of his parents or guardian. Members of the public with information on how to contact the boy's parents have been asked to contact the Oba Divisional Police Station or Anambra State Police PPRO through this phone number; 08060970639.  The statement read;  On the 1/8/2020 at about 8:am,the Chairman Vigilante group Oba in Idemili South LGA of Anambra State brought a male Child...
Egypt Air Rewards Essay Writing Champion, Deborah Olatunji And Her Guardian With Free Tickets To Dubai
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Egypt Air Rewards Essay Writing Champion, Deborah Olatunji And Her Guardian With Free Tickets To Dubai

In line with its policy to support youth empowerment, education and excellence among Nigerian youngsters, EgyptAir has rewarded the commitment and hard work of Miss Deborah Olatunji, a student of Holy Saviour College, Isolo, with a free ticket to Dubai for winning the 10th edition of the National Travel Essay Competition (NTEC 2019). The airline also presented a second free ticket to the parent or guardian of the winner in order to allow her travel to Dubai together with any family member of her choice. The District Manager of EgyptAir in Nigeria, Mr. Muharram Abdelrahman, presented the tickets to Miss Olatunji in the company of her aunt, Dr. Ayodeji Adewakun, in his office. Mr. Abdelrahman said, “EgyptAir is an airline that believes strongly in securing the future of the younger...
Omokri’s Claims About Buhari’s Absence In 2019 G-7 Summit Misleading – Guardian
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Omokri’s Claims About Buhari’s Absence In 2019 G-7 Summit Misleading – Guardian

French President François Hollande (second from left) gestured next to U.S. President Barack Obama (left) and other G7 summit participants and outreach delegates at a family picture event at the G7 summit at the Elmau castle in Krün near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 8, 2015. Photo: Reuters/Christian Hartmann A viral tweet by Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide, with claims that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was not invited to the Group of Seven (G-7) summit due to Buhari’s “misrule” is misleading. The G7 summit or ‘Group of Seven’, meets each year, bringing together the heads of state and government of the world’s seven largest so-called advanced economies: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, plus the presidents of t...
17 year old killed in South Africa was not a xenophobic attack- Nigerian Citizens Association says
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17 year old killed in South Africa was not a xenophobic attack- Nigerian Citizens Association says

The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa has said that the attack on 17-year-old Dennis Chinonso Obiaju Okoroji and his friend in Johannesburg on Saturday July 20th, was not a xenophobic attack but a criminal attack.   Chairman of NCA South Africa, Benjamin Okoli, stated this in an interview with Channels TV. Okoli said preliminary investigations shows that the Okoroji was killed by armed robbers and not by angry South Africans.   This is not a xenophobic attack. This i purely criminality. The young boy was robbed and was shot whilst trying to escape''   Okoroji who lived with his guardian, Mr Mike Nsofor, in Rooderpt, Johannesburg, was said to have gone to a shop to buy an item with a friend when they were both chased by a yet-to-be identified person ...
Super Eagles Star Victor Moses Finally Reveals Why He Left Chelsea
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Super Eagles Star Victor Moses Finally Reveals Why He Left Chelsea

Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, has admitted that he left Chelsea because he needed to play football. Moses moved to Fenerbahce on an 18-month loan in January. Despite being a key member of Antonio Conte’s 2016/2017 Premier League title-winning side, the 28-year-old made only five appearances under the Italian’s successor, Maurizio Sarri, this season. But since moving to Fenerbahce earlier this year, he has scored three times in 13 Super Lig games and has helped the Turkish club climb into the top half. “It’s tough, as Chelsea’s a very special place for me and I’ve always had a great relationship with the fans but it became very obvious that I was not in the manager’s plans. “I have achieved great things there but I just needed to play football and that’s why I got the move to...
Sports Ministry raises the alarm over delay in approving budget for African Games
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Sports Ministry raises the alarm over delay in approving budget for African Games

With about three months to the commencement of the 2019 African Games in Morocco, the Sports Ministry is still in the dark following alleged delay by the Presidency in approving its budget for the Games. The Sports Ministry was said to have submitted its budget proposal for the African Games to the Presidency last year with the hope of securing funds early to give Team Nigeria adequate preparations. The Games will run from August 19 to 31 in Morocco with 53 countries expected to participate. An official of the Sports Ministry told The Guardian yesterday that the delay in securing the budget approval for the Games might damage Team Nigeria’s quest of making appreciable impact in Morocco. “We may be heading for another fire brigade approach to preparations and participation the game...
17-year-old Nigerian Student in Russia Reportedly Pregnant
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17-year-old Nigerian Student in Russia Reportedly Pregnant

A 17-year-old Nigerian student in Russia studying, has been reported pregnant. According to a lady on twitter who claims to be the cousin of the teenager studying in the European country, the young girl was sent by her parent on her own without a guardian and she lived recklessly in just one year of arriving at her school. She is reported to be 4 months pregnant and her mother is not willing to offer any assistance to her. Read the full gist below: I repeat never send a minor abroad to study on her own without a guardian…my 17 yrs old cousin who is in Russia studying Medicine now 4 months pregnant.. the school hospital need 600 usd to terminate the pregnancy… she called her mum her mum blocked her on whtapp She’s less than a yr in Russia, I advise she go back to Nigeria.. she ...
14-year-old housemaid turned into sex slave, rescued in Delta
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14-year-old housemaid turned into sex slave, rescued in Delta

A 14-year-old housemaid turned into sex slave has been rescued from the hands of her tormentors in Asaba, Delta state. According to reports, the teenage housemaid simply identified as Happiness was allegedly turned into a sex slave by her guardian, who is currently on the run. It was revealed that the young girl was given Postinor-2 tablets by her abuser in an attempt to prevent her from getting pregnant. It was also disclosed that she has been living in fear because of threats from the man who was abusing her. After Behind Bars Initiative (BBI) got wind of the matter, they swung into action to rescue the maid as the suspected abuser is set to be apprehended.
Photos Of Soldier’s Wife Arrested For Assaulting Her Housemaid In Lagos
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Photos Of Soldier’s Wife Arrested For Assaulting Her Housemaid In Lagos

The woman who assaulted the housemaid Security operatives have finally arrested a woman who claimed to be a soldier’s wife for allegedly battering her housemaid in Lagos. The woman who has been identified as Mrs. Ebere is currently being detained by the Nigeria Police Force Divisional Police Station Isasi Town, Lagos, for assaulting her housemaid and even removing her teeth in the process. The little girl named Ulunma from Imo state, who looks seriously malnourished is said to be beaten with knives by her madam who allegedly terrorizes the community claiming her husband is a soldier. The young girl’s teeth was allegedly broken by her guardian who left brutal marks on her body ( the housemaid) due to the repeated beatings. See more photos:
Child Who Mysteriously Went Missing in Lagos Returns Home 5 Years Later
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Child Who Mysteriously Went Missing in Lagos Returns Home 5 Years Later

Ikimot Awojoju, a 12 year old girl who mysteriously went missing on her way back from school in Lagos on July 23, 2014 , has mysteriously yet again but to the joy oh her family, returned home, five years later. According to reports, Ikimot was living with her guardian, Ajoke Abass, in the Oyingbo area of Lagos, before she went missing. Her mother, Faidat Awojoju, had passed away in 2011 when Ikimot was just three years old. When she went missing, Ikimot’s guardian said she sold her valuables to raise the money needed to search for her but all efforts to find her proved abortive. Abass told PUNCH Metro that after two years, she stopped searching but kept on praying for the safe return of the girl. Abass told Punchng.com: “Ikimot’s mother was an area sister to me and...
FG promises to Eradicate Criminals in Communities Before 2019 Elections
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FG promises to Eradicate Criminals in Communities Before 2019 Elections

The Federal Government has said that it is poised to eradicate all criminals in communities in all the nation’s six geo-political zones before the 2019 general elections. The targeted groups include political thugs, arsonists and armed robbers towards ensuring a violent free transition next year, Guardian reports. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who stated this yesterday during the commissioning of the Ultra Modern Mobile Police Barracks solely built by Offa community and donated to the Nigeria Police in Offa, Offa Local Council of Kwara State, said the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had been briefed on the need to free the communities from the vices of such violent groups of persons. He said Kwara State and some other states deserved special...
Chile Passes  Law Allowing Teens over 14 to change their legal Sex
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Chile Passes Law Allowing Teens over 14 to change their legal Sex

Lawmakers in Chile on Wednesday passed legislation allowing people as young as 14 to legally change their name and gender identity. The Chamber of Deputies passed the Gender Identity Law by a vote of 95-46. sex It allows people aged 18 and above to change their name and legal gender, while those aged over 14 can do so with the permission of a parent or legal guardian. The Senate had passed the bill last month, so Wednesday’s vote brought an end to a five-year battle in the deeply conservative South American country. The hotly debated legislation had come close to passing several times, but the issue came to a head earlier this year in the final months of former president Michelle Bachelet’s term. “We are witnessing a historic event which we celebrate with great emotio...
My Mum Played A Major Part In My Success – Dickson
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My Mum Played A Major Part In My Success – Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson has praised his mother for being an integral part of his success. The governor lost his mother, Mrs Gold Coast Dickson, Aug.8 at the age of 72 at MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas in the U.S. Through a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Francis Agbo, in Yenagoa on Wednesday, Dickson during a service organised by the state government in her honour, described his mother as “My Guardian Angel”. He thanked President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and former Nigerian leaders, who called to commiserate with him and his family. “My mother has been an integral part of my journey. She was not just my mother, she was my elder sister, she was my rock, my counsellor, my guardian angel. “And because of her sub...
‘Reasons Why You Should Hug Your Child 12 Times Daily’
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‘Reasons Why You Should Hug Your Child 12 Times Daily’

A family life consultant, Dinma Nwobi has urged parents to intentionally hug their children 12 times daily as a show of support and love. She said this would help reassure the children that they are not embarking on the strenuous journey of self-diiscovery alone. Nwobi noted that the reassurance would help the children better able to cope with the process and tackle social vices such as drug abuse, and teenage and preteen suicide. “Just recently , a J .S .S 3 student died of an overdose of Tramadol . The young teenager allegedly popped 10 tablets at once . “The pressure from the media , the arts and entertainment world and the negative influences from peers can become confusing to a young child who is waddling the waters of self -discovery . “The teenage years are a transiti...
Billionaire Business Mogul, Grace Ibru Dies At 77
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Billionaire Business Mogul, Grace Ibru Dies At 77

Grace Ibru, described as the matriarch of the Ibru family, has passed after a brief illness. Confirming the death to Guardian, Goodie Ibru, the head of the family, asked that well-wishers pray for the family. Grace passed at the age of 77, following the deaths of the family patriarch Olorogun Michael Ibru, and former senator and first elected governor of Delta State, Felix Ibru, who both passed in 2016.
Gianluca Vialli Believes Conte “Almost Felt It Was Easier” At Chelsea
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Gianluca Vialli Believes Conte “Almost Felt It Was Easier” At Chelsea

Former Juve and Italy boss Conte won the Premier League at the first time of asking, but Vialli was certainly not surprised. “We Italians need to feel like we’re under pressure, we need to see an enemy,” he told The Guardian newspaper. “The pressure is a combination of expectation, scrutiny and consequences. That’s why we’re so good at managing, because we grew up experiencing pressure all the time. “When Antonio came to England I think he almost felt it was easier, but exciting at the same time.” Disconcertingly, Serie A’s most dominant club barely earns as much from TV revenue as a side relegated from the Premier League. “They say the Premier League is best league in the world. Or Roy Keane says we are brainwashed into believing it. He might be right. But I can definitely ...
UK-GCC Free-Trade Talks Put On Hold As Gulf Rift Persists
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UK-GCC Free-Trade Talks Put On Hold As Gulf Rift Persists

Talks about establishing a free-trade agreement between the UK and the GCC have been put on hold as the GCC rift persists, The Guardian reported. British Prime Minister Theresa May had plans to host the first meeting for GCC nations in London this December. This event would proclaim the UK’s strengthening trade and security with the GCC. Due to the on-going rift, the summit has been put on hold. According to Gulf nation sources, Qatar may be suspended from the GCC if matters aren’t resolved, said the report. The situation will potentially hinder deals with very strong economies, especially post Brexit, it added. The GCC free-trade deal would supplement for the loss of the EU trade upon departing the Union. While talks about a free-trade deal between the GCC and the EU have been...
Gov. Ugwuanyi Sacks Three Commissioners
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Gov. Ugwuanyi Sacks Three Commissioners

Those affected were commissioners for Information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele; Youth and Sport, Charles Ndukwe; and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Smart Ogbe. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has dropped three commissioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle announced on Thursday. Those affected were commissioners for Information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele; Youth and Sport, Charles Ndukwe; and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Smart Ogbe. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Uwakwe Abugu, confirmed the development to Government House Correspondents in Enugu. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that two commissioner nominees earlier screened by the state House of Assembly were sworn-in during the State Executive Council meeting. Those sworn-in are: Ogbuagu Anikwe, a veteran journalist, who takes ...
UK Accepts Free Movement As Part Of Brexit Transition Deal
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UK Accepts Free Movement As Part Of Brexit Transition Deal

The consensus was reached after EU chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, had stressed the need for clarity on the UK side at the end of the second round of Brexit negotiations, which have taken place this week, the Guardian newspaper reported. The government of the UK has accepted that free movement of people for up to four years will be a part of the Brexit transition deal, media reported, citing a senior official. The consensus was reached after EU chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, had stressed the need for clarity on the UK side at the end of the second round of Brexit negotiations, which have taken place this week, the Guardian newspaper reported. The conditions of the Brexit have become a major topic for disputes in the UK. UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has proposed a hard Brexi...
Lukaku Will Face A Unique Pressure At Man United – Carrick
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Lukaku Will Face A Unique Pressure At Man United – Carrick

Michael Carrick believes Romelu Lukaku will face a pressure at Manchester United unlike that at any other club. Lukaku, who moved to Old Trafford on a £75m transfer earlier this month, played the second half of United’s first friendly match of the close season, a 5-2 win over Los Angeles Galaxy in Carson City on Saturday. Carrick himself was the subject of a similar big-money move when United bought him from Tottenham for £18.6m in June 2006. He also made the move amid some pressure himself, with Sir Alex Ferguson identifying Carrick as a replacement for Roy Keane, who had left the club six months previously. “The jump is massive,” Carrick told The Guardian. “I found that myself coming from Tottenham. It’s a massive jump. You can’t really explain to people until they’ve gone th...
I Would Take Non-League Job To Kick-Start Managerial Career – Sol Campbell
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I Would Take Non-League Job To Kick-Start Managerial Career – Sol Campbell

Former Arsenal, Tottenham and England defender Sol Campbell has told the Guardian he would be prepared to take a job in non-league football as he looks to break into management. Campbell, 42, is eager to use his wide-ranging experience in a managerial role but said he had struggled to find a way in. “It’s proving difficult, and if I have to start at the bottom I will,” he said. “People may think that I just want to manage in the Premier League, but I’m prepared to go to a non-league club, and if they can’t pay me a salary just pay me a win bonus. “I’m up for that. I won’t be up for that four or five years down the line, but definitely for the first year. “I’m itching to start. I just need a chance, even just an interview in which I can say: ‘Take me for free and I’ll show yo...
Trump Approves $2B Sale Of Drones To India Ahead Of Meeting
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Trump Approves $2B Sale Of Drones To India Ahead Of Meeting

The Trump administration has authorized the sale of unarmed surveillance drones to India, the manufacturer said Friday, as the two nations’ leaders prepare for their first face-to-face meeting. India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance last year. The deal is estimated to be worth about $2 billion. The offer is still subject to congressional approval. The green light from the administration marks a further deepening in defense ties as India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday. Modi’s two-day visit to Washington, which starts Sunday, takes place amid uncertainty over the relationship because of differences on trade and other issues. So far in his presidency, Trump has ...
I Tried To Get Nobel Peace Prize For FIFA – Blatter
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I Tried To Get Nobel Peace Prize For FIFA – Blatter

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has claimed he wanted football’s governing body to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The 81-year-old was suspended in October 2015 and later banned from all football activities for eight years, reduced to six on appeal, over what was deemed to be a “disloyal payment” made in 2011 to Michel Platini, who also lost his post as UEFA president in the wake of an investigation. It marked a spectacular fall from grace for Blatter, who had served as the head of FIFA since 1998. The Swiss claimed he had not sought the Nobel Peace Prize on an individual basis, insisting he wanted his organisation as a whole to receive recognition. “We had meetings with the Nobel prize organisation,” he told the Guardian. “I was there, and what I was asking, really ask...
Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, Others Running Nigeria With Buhari – Pat Utomi
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Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, Others Running Nigeria With Buhari – Pat Utomi

Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, others running Nigeria with Buhari - Pat Utomi Professor Pat Utomi has stated that the “class of 1966 and their cronies” are still the ones running Nigeria with President Muhammadu Buhari. He said this in reaction to how the Nigerian economy has been managed by successive governments. Utomi lamented that there was too much of politics in Nigeria, adding that the country needed to get rid of more politicians and get more statesmen, people who can think outside party politics. “The central thing driving us should be Nigeria, the future, the children, productivity and growth. These are realities and should happen, but they are not happening. “What happened in Nigeria is that the culture of the class of 1966 was primarily anti-intellectual. Maybe, they ...
Silence From Buhari’s Aides As President Recuperates In Londo
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Silence From Buhari’s Aides As President Recuperates In Londo

President Muhammadu Buhari may have been in and out of hospital since arriving London to see his doctors exactly a fortnight ago, if feelers from Abuja House – the official residence of the Nigerian High Commissioner to the Court of St James’s – where he is staying, is anything to go by. But this could not be confirmed as The Guardian has met a wall of silence from sources close to Abuja House, with two of them citing fears of losing their jobs, if they dare say anything. One source kept sealed lips and only took occasional glances at this reporter as he approached him yesterday afternoon. A prominent aide of the president who had in February, walked to this reporter at the entrance of the property and called him “an educated illiterate,” before then saying: “if you want the presiden...
New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership
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New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership

Hopes of cheaper construction cost and land ownership for prospective property developers may still be a pipe dream going by fresh increase in land survey fees in Lagos area by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS). The increase by Lagos chapter of the institution, which may act as a test bed for professional scale of fees in the built environment sector has ruffled feathers in the housing industry. Other professional bodies are watching how events will unfold, while experts and private developers foresee increase in lands and housing cost. The chapter had raised the land survey plan fees by over 300 per cent, starting from April 1. The fees cut across different zones of the state. For instance, Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry Ojo and Ajeromi Ifelodun local government that is currently N...
You Won’t Win African Player Of The Year Without Super Eagles – NFF Warns Moses
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You Won’t Win African Player Of The Year Without Super Eagles – NFF Warns Moses

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has told Chelsea wingback, Victor Moses, to be more committed to the national team or miss out on winning the African Footballer of the Year award. Moses reported to the team’s camp ahead of the friendly against Senegal, but returned to the Premier League club, after claiming he was carrying a knock. It is understood that coach Gernot Rohr was visibly angry with the player , who had previously pulled out…. In an interview with The Guardian, NFF President Amaju Pinnick, said: “Moses needs to understand that with his current performance with Chelsea, he stands a chance of becoming the next African player of the year, especially if his club should win the EPL title. “But he needs to play regularly for the national team to make such dream come tru...
Fulani Herdsman Murders Farmer In Oyo Over Cattle
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Fulani Herdsman Murders Farmer In Oyo Over Cattle

A Fulani herdsman at the weekend killed his landlord and farmer, Musliu Aliu at Igbeti in the Oke-Ogun area of Oyo State, leading to a heightened tension between the indigenes and the herdsmen in the area. A woman was also stabbed in the stomach and had been hospitalised, while about 19 houses were said to have been razed in the aftermath of the incident. Chairman of Igbeti community, Alhaji Alawode Jimoh Fasina, said the indigenes of the town had warned the deceased not to accommodate the herdsman who has many cows in the area. He said: “Aliu went to his farm where he had preserved some yam seedlings for planting. But the cows ate some tubers of yam, which resorted into a quarrel between them. The herdsman accused the deceased of poisoning his cows, who he said were discharging b...
Rolls-royce Loses $5.7bn To Corruption In Nigeria And Other Countries
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Rolls-royce Loses $5.7bn To Corruption In Nigeria And Other Countries

Rolls-Royce has reported £4.6bn ($5.7bn) annual loss largely due to currency depreciation and payment of $808m fine to affected countries where it was involved in corrupt practices. According to a news agency, The Nerve, the motoring company had last month (January) apologized for the corruption case that centred around allegations that the group hired middlemen to broker deals in a number of countries including Nigeria, South Africa and Angola. In 2016, Rolls-Royce and its agent company in Nigeria, PSL Engineering and Control, ordered to supply gas turbines to power plants in the oil states of Bayelsa and Delta, were accused of various projects, especially to Oghareki power plant in Delta that cost $100m but was never completed. Findings from an investigation conducted by the Gua...

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