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Bini, Ijaw Poised For War Over Gelelege Kingship

By VANGUARD NEWSPAPER WAR is brewing between the Benin people and Ijaw over alleged plans by Ijaw traditional rulers in Bayelsa and Delta states to install Mr Edwin Ogunyenbo as the Pere of Olodiama Kingdom in Gelegele, Ovia North-East Local Government

I Do Not Know Kanu’s Whereabouts, Says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi

The Nigerian Is The Same As Everyone Else

By Josephine Akioyamen

Mugabe Still President; “Resisting Calls To Resign”

Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, amid a power struggle over who would succeed him.

Angola Gives Africa’s Richest Woman The Jackboot From State Oil Firm

The president of Angola, Joao Lourenco, has fired the daughter of his predecessor as head of the country’s state oil company Sonangol. Isabel Dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of former President José Eduardo dos Santos, is Africa’s richest woman. Mr

Just In: Anyim In EFCC Net

A former Secretary to the Federal Government of Nigeria, Pius Anyim, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja over fraud he allegedly committed involving Centenary City in Abuja. SaharaReporters learned that Mr. Anyim is in

Police Nab Suspected Killers Of UNIBEN Professor & Ors

The Police Command in Edo says it has arrested 104 suspects including three killers of Paul Otasowie, a professor with the University of Benin. The Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, disclosed this on Thursday in Benin while briefing newsmen on

Court Judgment: Peace Corps Takes Back Its Offices Sealed By The Police

 The Peace Corps of Nigeria, on Thursday, opened its office sealed off by the police after it broke the padlock put on the entrance to its headquarters office in Abuja. The Nigerian Police Force, had, on February 28 this year,

Da Vinci Painting Of Jesus Bought For A Record $450m

A 500-year-old painting believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million in New York on Wednesday, blazing a new world record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction, Christie’s said. “Salvator Mundi” or “Savior

Oil Prices Rise To $62.06 Per Barrel

Oil prices rose slightly yesterday following expectations that the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, will extend production cuts at a meeting at the end of this month. Brent crude at the international averaged $62.06 per barrel, up 19 cents, or

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