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Zimbabwe's First Lady's son kills man

Published in Na wa o ! (OMG)
Saturday, 06 June 2015 09:03

Rrussell GorerazaZIMBABWE'S First Lady Grace Mugabe’s son Russell Goreraza (31) was arrested on Thursday evening for allegedly killing an unidentified man in a road traffic accident and spent the night at Rhodesville Police Station in Harare.

Nigerian Youths at a GatheringThe Federal Government said in Abuja on Thursday that it would soon unveil a comprehensive National Youth Empowerment Programme anchored on the model provided by the NYSC scheme.

President Muhammadu Buhari made this known at the swearing-in of the 2015 Batch A, Stream II Corps members.

Buhari was represented by Mr John Chukwu, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Capital Territory.

Chief Justice of Nigeria Mahmoud Mohammed (second from right) swears in Yemi Osinbajo (second from left) as Nigeria's new vice president at the Eagle Square in Abuja May 29, 2015. Reuters/Afolabi SotundeNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari allegedly barred Vice President Yemi Osinbajo from attending a national security meeting this week. Osinbajo was apparently refused "security clearance" and “locked out” of Buhari’s first briefing with the national security adviser on the president’s orders, Nigerian online newspaper the Trent reported.

Liberty Holdings to tie up stalled Nigerian deals

Published in Business
Saturday, 06 June 2015 08:16

Liberty Holdingss Johannesburg officeLIBERTY Holdings, the insurer controlled by Africa’s biggest bank by assets, is seeking to conclude acquisitions of a Nigerian insurer and an asset manager by year end after elections delayed the deals.

NairasMore revelations have been made at the ongoing trial of bankers involved in the re-circulation of mutilated currency notes meant for briquetting running into over N8 billion, as the court yesterday was told how some of the suspects allegedly purchased properties in South Africa, invested in several housing estates and fuel stations in Nigeria, and operated fat accounts domiciled in local commercial banks.

Ex-President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa flanked by Sepp Blatter and Danny Jordan on the left and right respectivelyFormer President Thabo Mbeki was the one who decided to donate the $10m to the soccer associations of North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands (Concacaf).

This is according to Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula, in an interview with Beeld newspaper, a day after he told reporters at a media briefing that this controversial transaction was "government's idea".

Oshoala signed for Liverpool Ladies in January 2015Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year.

The 20-year-old forward is the first player to win the new award from the BBC World Service, voted for by football fans around the world.

buhari muhammaduNigeria’s opposition on Sunday accused outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan of leaving a country in crisis, as fuel shortages brought the nation to a standstill just days from Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration.

Deadly Boko Haram raid on NE Nigeria town

Published in News
Monday, 25 May 2015 09:22

boko-haram-COMBATANTSKANO (Nigeria) Boko Haram fighters killed several people and destroyed dozens of homes in a raid on a town in northeast Nigeria's Borno state, local residents, a vigilante and the military said on Sunday.

Scores of Islamist militants in trucks and on motorcycles stormed the town of Gubio, 95 kilometres (60 miles) by road north of the state capital, Maiduguri, on Saturday night.

Comedian Trevor NoahTrevor Noah has questioned claims made by his grandmother that his cousin had died, adding to the many tragedies which have beset his family.

Noah took to Twitter to say: "Thanks to some crafty journalism my family and I have spent the whole day trying to figure out if one of us died. #awkward".