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Anti-Corruption

Mercedes Benz C300

Yahoo-Yahoo fraudster forfeits Benz car, iPhone to FG

Delivering judgment, Justice Hannatu Balogun sentenced Mr Emmanuel to one-year imprisonment with an option of N300,000 fine.

Rights

VIO officials used to illustrate the story

VIO insists on penalties for owners of vehicles with faded number plates

The agency claims that the arrest of motorists over faded vehicle number plates was not to extort them but ensure compliance with traffic rules.

Economy

cassava and starch

95% of starch used in Nigeria imported despite being largest cassava producer: FG

“We are also the largest producer of cassava in the world,” he said. “Yes, currently, we import over 95 per cent of the starch we use.”

Health

World Health Organisation and Ebola patient in DRC

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Congo over

Between 2014 and 2016, the largest-ever outbreak of the disease took place in West Africa, with more than 11,000 deaths.

Education

Locked school gate used to illustrate this story

Lagos shuts down Redeemers school over drowned five-year-old pupil

The Lagos government has ordered the closure of Redeemers Nursery and Primary in Ogba over the drowning of a five-year-old pupil, Chidere Eze.

OPINION

Celebrating freedom and diversity

In the coming year, the world will be focused on Africa’s largest democracy as Nigerians go to the polls.

 Ken Eluma Asogwa: The day Yemi Osinbajo became Obidient

Let’s be clear on one thing: Nigeria’s present morass requires a radical departure from the norm.

Continuing ASUU strike a shame on all of us

I hope that for the future of Nigeria, people of conscience and foresight will prevail on the Buhari regime.

INEC’s crippling moral crisis

INEC will take the lion’s share of the blame if this democratic experiment dies.

Lagos

Locked school gate used to illustrate this story

Lagos shuts down Redeemers school over drowned five-year-old pupil

The Lagos government has ordered the closure of Redeemers Nursery and Primary in Ogba over the drowning of a five-year-old pupil, Chidere Eze.

Abuja

VIO officials used to illustrate the story

VIO insists on penalties for owners of vehicles with faded number plates

The agency claims that the arrest of motorists over faded vehicle number plates was not to extort them but ensure compliance with traffic rules.

States

Bandits

Bandits kidnap naval officer in Kogi, demand N3 million ransom

“I’m appealing to security operatives to please help rescue my husband from the hands of his abductors,’’ the naval officer’s wife begged.”

World

‘Whole world’ needed to rebuild Ukraine, declares Germany

“This is not a project for one year or two,’’ Ms Schulze told dpa in the Swiss city of Lugano, where the talks were conducted.

Africa

War-torn Libya

UN uncovers new suspected mass graves in war-torn Libya

Cases of violence against women and children, summary executions, arbitrary detention, sexual and gender-based violence, and torture has been on the rise.