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The will of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu, was on Friday presented to the family with his widow, Bianca, getting the lion’s share. The presentation by the Chief Registrar of the Enugu High Court, Mr Dennis Ekoh, was witnessed by Bianca, Mr Val Nwosu, Ojukwu’s first co...
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Oyo State branch,  says it is enlisting the support of  the  Federal Ministry of Labour to fight casualisation of workers in the state. The NLC Chairman in the state, Bashiru Abiodun, told the  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ibadan  that labour was findin...
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The NAFDAC on Friday destroyed stockfish worth N20 million in Aba, Abia. Mr Emeka Onwuasoanya, the agency’s Assistant Chief Regulatory Officer at the Aba Special Zone, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Aba that the stockfish was mopped up from two containers. Onwuasoanya said the 500 bags of s...
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Mr Biyi Odunlade, the Special Adviser to Osun Governor on Youths, Sports and Special Needs, says 30 people living with disabilities have been employed on the directive of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola. Odunlade made this known on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo. He sai...
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The Nigerian Navy on Thursday in Lagos announced the promotion of 19 Commodores to the rank of Rear Admiral. A statement signed by the Naval Spokesman, Commodore Kabiru Aliyu, and made available to newsmen, said that the Navy also promoted Captains, Commanders and Lieutenant Commanders. “Apart ...
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Government spokesman Mark Regev said the move had taken Palestinians and Israelis out of a negotiating process. The General Assembly voted resoundingly to recognise the Palestinians as a non-member observer state on Thursday. The Palestinians can now take part in UN debates and potentially join bodie...
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The eurozone’s unemployment rate hit a new record high in October, while consumer price rises slowed sharply. The jobless rate in the recessionary euro area rose to 11.7%. Inflation fell from 2.5% to 2.2% in November. The data came as European Central Bank president Mario Draghi warned the euro...
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Former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has settled a lawsuit by a hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault, US media report. Details of the deal, said to have been struck at the Bronx Supreme Court in recent days, are expected to be subject to a confidentiality agreement. ...
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The UK has suspended aid to Rwanda, amid concerns about the country’s role in the conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo. Ministers said the UK would not now release a payment worth £21m. An aid payment of £16m was paid to Rwanda in September despite question marks over its alleged support fo...
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Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic could return to action for next week’s Champions League clash against CFR Cluj after missing more than two months with a knee injury. The Serbia international has not featured for United since their Champions League encounter with Galatasaray on September...