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African nations want to recover stolen assets

Former British prime minister David Cameron two years ago was caught talking about an anti-corruption summit and calling Nigeria “fantastically corrupt.” But meanwhile his country...

Marriages at Ikoyi registry not legally binding, court rules

The Lagos High Court has ruled that marriages conducted by Federal Registry, Ikoyi is not legally binding. Chuka Austine Obiozor, a justice, issued a restraining...

Lagos bus conductor remanded in prison for stealing N.1m phones

After pleading guilty to stealing phones valued at N110,000, a 21-year-old bus conductor, Seun Ayinde, was on Friday remanded in Kirikiri Prisons in Lagos. An...

Senate passes 2018 budget of N9.12 trillion

The Nigerian senate has passed the 2018 budget of N9.21 trillion following the consideration and adoption of the budget report laid on the floor...

Nude portrait sells for $157.2m in New York

A stunning nude that is the largest painting produced by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million in New York on Monday, becoming...

US gives Nigeria N32bn to conduct HIV/AIDS survey

The United States Government has donated $90m (N32bn) to Nigeria for the HIV/AIDS survey that will take place across the country starting from June. The...

Nigeria plans for surveillance measures against Ebola

In an attempt to keep Nigerians safe from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the country's government on Wednesday directed the ministry of health to step...

17 deaths reported in DR Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed

At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of...

Teenage housewife remanded for killing husband in Kano

A Kano Chief Magistrate Court on Tuesday remanded 16-year-old housewife, accused of allegedly poisoning her husband to death, in a children’s remand home. The defendant,...

Suspected kidnapper Evans pulls off stunt at court

Suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike also known as Evans, on Monday, pulled a stunt at the premises of the Igbosere High Court in Lagos...

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Senate passes 2018 budget of N9.12 trillion

The Nigerian senate has passed the 2018 budget of N9.21 trillion following the consideration and adoption of the budget report laid on the floor...

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