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PCW Khafi Kareem claims she has been given the all-clear to return to work with the Met

NIGERIAN-born Metropolitan Police officer Khafi Kareem has been given the go-ahead to return to work despite defying her superiors and appearing on the Big Brother Nigeria TV show in August where she struck up a relationship with a fellow house mate.

 

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Do you know that Nigeria does not have one registered or protected tropical rainforest despite 7.7% of our landmass being made up of this vegetation?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I was just checking through some data on tropical rainforests and discovered there is not one such registered forest in Nigeria. This is despite the fact that it forms the majority of the environment in certain states like Ogun, Ondo, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Abia, Cross River, Edo Oyo, Ebonyi and Ekiti

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Buhari approves extension of border closure programme until January 31 next year

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has extended Nigeria's ongoing border closure programme until January 31 next year as part of the government's plans to limit the influx of cheap imports through neighbouring ports like Cotonou in the Republic of Benin.

 

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Given that Nigeria was the only country on the planet with three slave trade export ports it is criminal that we are not a global maritime power

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) We have just finished celebrating Black History Month in the UK. Having been invited to be a speaker at several events, I delved into the history of the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and from the records it is crystal clear that without Nigeria there simply would have been no global trade in human cargo

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Retired Bauchi teacher threatens to divorce his wives if not paid his entitlements

BAUCHI State retired primary school teacher Ahmadu Azumi has threatened to divorce all of his wives if the state government does not pay him all his retirement benefits before the end of November.

 

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How come Nigeria’s coastal peoples are not doing anything about rice production?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Over the last year, rice has been a major economic topic in Nigeria. We have made so much about the fact that we have expanded production and how we will soon be self-reliant. As you all know, one of the main reasons why our borders have been shut is because of the influx of cheap Asian rice via the port of Cotonou

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EFCC arrest man impersonating Magu who blackmailed NDDC officials to get charges dropped

ECONOMIC and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigators have arrested a man impersonating its chairman Ibrahim Magu who has been using the false identity to blackmail Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) officials.

 

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Ganduje tells Kano State justice ministry to enact law making kidnapping punishable by death

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje has directed the Kano State ministry of justice to review its penal code with a view to enforcing the death penalty for any person found guilty of kidnapping across the state.

 

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Anambra State government bans the movement of petroleum tankers between dusk and dawn

ANAMBRA State government has announced a ban on the movement of fuel tankers during the daytime in response to the recent Onitsha accident that resulted in several deaths at the Ochanja Market.

 

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Saudi Arabia and Nigeria sign bilateral trade agreement on trade and security

NIGERIA and Saudi Arabia have agreed to set up a Nigeria-Saudi Council with a mandate to promote investments between both nations and enhance relations in several areas including security and the oil sector.

 

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