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NIGERIA: Fire guts Ipas office in Abuja

AN early morning inferno, Thursday, engulfed the Abuja head office of Ipas-Nigeria, an international NGO promoting issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights of women. No lives were lost in the incident but property and equipment valued at several millions were destroyed. In a reaction to the incident, Ipas Country Director, Dr. Ejike Oji […]

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NIGERIA: Security guard sentenced to 5 months imprisonment for fraud.

Senior Magistrate Rosemary Kanyip of the Kubwa Senior Magistrates’ Court in FCT, on Thursday sentenced 35-year old security guard, Innocent Adoga, to five months imprisonment for fraud. Kanyip, however, gave the convict an option of N4,000 fine and ordered that he should refund N58,700 to the complainants. She also warned him to desist from fraudulent […]

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NIGERIA:Yobe conducts local council polls June

The Yobe Independent Electoral Commission (YOSIEC) said on Thursday that it has obtained updated voter register from INEC, preparatory to the local government council elections in the state in June. Alhaji Muhammad Jauro, the Chairman of the commission, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Damaturu. Jauro explained that “the commissioners and other staff […]