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Sri Lanka Bans Foreigner Kidney Transplant Over Organised Organ Harvesting Fracas

  Sri Lankan government yesterday banned kidney transplants for foreign nationals following reports of an organised organ harvesting commotion involving patients and donors from neighbouring India. Health minister Rajitha Senaratne said he ordered the immediate halt after Indian police warned Sri Lankan authorities that some patients from India had paid donors for organs and had…

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ICPC Arraigns Zamfara Ex-governor, Sani Yerima Over N1bn Fraud

  The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission(ICPC) yesterday arraigned former Governor of Zamfara state, Sani Yerima before a Gusau High Court over an allegation that he misapplied over N1bn while in office in 2006. According to reports, Yerima is standing trial on a 19-count charge bordering on misappropriation of funds. Counsel for the ICPC, Mr.Mashkur Salisu,…

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President Buhari Fulfils His 31-Year-Old Promise To 1985 FIFA U-16 World Champions

  President Muhammadu Buhari today fulfilled his 31-year-old promise to the team that won the 1985 FIFA U-16 World Championship. The president rewarded each member of the team with 2 million Naira each. He announced the reward as he hosted sports men and women to a reception at the Statehouse Banquet Hall. Others rewarded at…

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Muslim Cleric Blames Cologne Sex Attack On Victims, Says They Wore Perfume

 Sami Abu-Yusuf  Sami Abu-Yusuf, a Cologne imam has blamed the victims of the New Years Eve mob sex attacks in Cologne, Gemany, for the incidence stating that they were wearing perfume. According to the cleric, it wasn’t surprising that the girls were sexually assaulted, groped and raped, because of the way they dressed. Scores of women were…

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Zamfara Governor Denies Dating President Buhari’s Daughter, Zarah

 Zahra Buhari  Zamfara State governor, Abdulazieez Yari, has debunked rumours flying around of a romantic liaison with Zarah, President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter. The governor also refuted claims that he divorced one of his wives, Hadiza Umaru Shinkafi to accommodate Zarah. Yari who is also the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, also denied the reports…

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Tony Elumelu To Make Presentation On Scaling Clean Power For Developing Countries At World Economic Forum

Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, will discuss how to scale clean-energy investment to meet developing-country needs on a panel at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday, 22 January 2016. Mr. Elumelu will frame his remarks and calls to action in the context…

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