Category Archives: Breaking

Indonesian Couples Flogged For Displaying Affection in Public

A trio of canoodling couples was publicly flogged in Indonesia’s Aceh province on Thursday, charged with breaking local Islamic law that outlaws public displays of affection. Despite international condemnation, whipping is a common punishment for a range of offences in the deeply conservative region on Sumatra island, including gambling, drinking alcohol, and having gay or…

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817 Nigerians Still Waiting To Be Evacuated From South Africa – FG

No fewer than 817 Nigerians are yet to be evacuated from South Africa as of Tuesday, the Federal Government of Nigeria confirms. The FG had on Wednesday last week evacuated 187 Nigerians from South Africa following  xenophobic attacks on them and other Africans. On Tuesday, the Consul-General, Nigerian High Commission in South Africa, Godwin Adama, confirmed…

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South Africa Apologises Over Xenophobic Attacks, Envoy meets Buhari

A formal apology was tendered to Nigeria on Monday by the President of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in his country. He said the ugly incidents did not represent the values his country cherished. Ramaphosa’s apology was delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja by a special envoy he…

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ICPC Seizes Three More Properties of NFF Vice-President, Shehu Dikko

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has seized three additional properties belonging to the Nigeria Football Federation 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko. Officials of the ICPC had on Friday seized one of Dikko’s property located at No 1 River Benue Street, Maitama, Abuja. Apart from Dikko’s property, the ICPC also seized 11…

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Seun Onigbinde Resigns Govt Appointment Days After Accepting It

Co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, on Monday, announced his resignation as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba. He made this announcement on his Medium page, a link of which he shared on his official Twitter handle. Onigbinde said, “Upon further reflections on the furore that has been generated…

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