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Osinbajo Plays Host to UN Women Delegation

Deputy Secretary-General @UN @AminaJMohammed led a delegation of UN Women to the Office of The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo . Also present at the meeting were Senator Aisha Alhassan Minister, Women Affairs And Social Development, Zainab Ahmed Minister of State Budget and National Planning, and Geoffrey Onyeama Minister of Foreign Affairs. The discussion bothered on the Role of Women Leadership in Peace, Security…

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole 9 Years After Armed Robbery in Las Vegas

O.J. Simpsons is about to be a free man. After nearly nine years in prison, the notorious football star—also known as Orenthal James Simpson—will be released from the Nevada Lovelock Correctional Center as early as Oct. 1, 2017. A panel of four parole commissioners granted him parole today with a total of four unanimous votes. According…

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Dancing Senator, Ademola Adeleke Speaks on His Viral Dance Video

Senator Ademola Adeleke representing Osun West in the Nigerian Senate has said that dancing is part of him and that he enjoyed dancing. The Senator whose dancing video went viral and gained him more popularity spoke in an interview in Abuja on Thursday. The interview was published on the official Twitter handle of the Nigerian Senate @NGRSenate…

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Senate Passes Protection Bill For Whistleblowers

The Whistle Blowers Protection Bill has been passed by the Senate. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Biodun Olujimi (PDP-Ekiti) was passed on Wednesday after a third reading. It scaled second reading on Oct. 19, 2016. Presenting report on the bill before its passage, Chairman, Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matter, Sen. David Umaru, said a thorough…

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Court Orders Forfeiture Of Diezani’s Property In Banana Island

The Federal High Court in Lagos has on Wednesday ordered the seizure of a property located in Banana Island area of Lagos State belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources Allison-Madueke Diezani. The property, according to Punch, was bought in 2013 for $37.5m. The property reportedly contains 24 apartments, made up of 18 flats and 6 penthouses, according to…

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It’s Official! Etisalat Nigeria Now 9Mobile

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as Etisalat Nigeria, has confirmed the changing of its trading name to 9mobile. In a statement released on Tuesday, Boye Olusanya, the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), described the new name, which is due for official unveiling on Wednesday, as presenting its “0809ja heritage” and “our…

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